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Antonio Pini-Corsi

Antonio Pini-Corsi (June [?] 1858 or 1859 – 21 April 1918) was an Italian operatic baritone of international renown. He possessed a ripe-toned voice of great flexibility and displayed tremendous skill at patter singing. Pini-Corsi participated in numerous operatic premieres, creating such roles on stage as Ford in Giuseppe Verdi's Falstaff and Schaunard in Giacomo Puccini's La bohème. Part of the first generation of recorded musicians, Pini-Corsi was one of the finest buffo singers of his era.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 1st, 1858 (Zadar), Died April 21st, 1918 (Milan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-25556 10-in. 9/13/1921 Tu non mi vuoi più bene Renato Zanelli Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone 563c 12-in. approximately 1905 Manca un foglio Antonio Pini-Corsi Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 605c 12-in. May 1906 Udite, udite o rustici Antonio Pini-Corsi Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 606c 12-in. May 1906 Signorina in tanta fretta Emilia Corsi ; Antonio Pini-Corsi Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 609c 12-in. May 1906 Son nov'ore Ernesto Badini ; Antonio Pini-Corsi Vocal duet (2 baritones), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 630c 12-in. approximately May 1906 Ah, qual colpo Fernando De Lucia ; Josephina Huguet ; Antonio Pini-Corsi Vocal trio (soprano, tenor and baritone), with piano accompaniment vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 637c 12-in. ca. May 1906 Manca un foglio Antonio Pini-Corsi Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 928c 12-in. 1906 Via da brava Linda Brambilla ; Antonio Pini-Corsi ; Augusto Scipioni Vocal trio (soprano, baritone, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 1228c 12-in. June 1907 Scena della finestra Antonio Pini-Corsi Baritone vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 1354c 12-in. approximately 1907 Io son, Signore, un infelice Ernesto Badini ; Antonio Pini-Corsi Male vocal duet (2 baritones), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 1355½c 12-in. approximately 1907 Del capitano alla salute Ernesto Badini ; Antonio Pini-Corsi ; Gaetano Pini-Corsi Male vocal trio (tenor, and 2 baritones), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 1513c 12-in. 1908 Restate quí Federico Federici ; Antonio Pini-Corsi ; RiccardoTegani ; Elisa Tromben Vocal quartet (soprano, tenor, and 2 baritones), with chorus and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 1787½c 12-in. 4/20/1909 Approfittiam Antonio Pini-Corsi Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 1788c 12-in. 4/20/1909 Ella compar Antonio Pini-Corsi Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 7351b 10-in. 1905 Pace e gioia Emilio Perea ; Antonio Pini-Corsi Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 7581b 10-in. 1905 Io son ricco e tu sei bella Maria Passeri ; Antonio Pini-Corsi Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with chorus and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 8037b 10-in. May 1906 Un fuoco insolito Ernesto Badini ; Antonio Pini-Corsi Vocal duet (2 baritones), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 9554b 10-in. ca. 1906 E rimasto la impietrato : Cuarteto Linda Brambilla ; Antonio Pini-Corsi ; Gaetano Pini-Corsi ; Augusto Scipioni Vocal quartet (mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 9556b 10-in. Dec. 1906 Cheti, cheti Antonio Pini-Corsi ; Augusto Scipioni Vocal duet (bartione and bass), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 10608b 10-in. June 1907 Scena della finestra Clara Joanna ; Antonio Pini-Corsi Vocal duet (soprano and bass), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 10638b 10-in. June 1907 Guarda, Don Bartolo Ernesto Badini ; Josephina Huguet ; Antonio Pini-Corsi ; Gaetano Pini-Corsi Vocal quartet (soprano, tenor, and 2 baritones), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 10639b 10-in. June 1907 Son tradito Ernesto Badini ; Josephina Huguet ; Antonio Pini-Corsi ; Gaetano Pini-Corsi Vocal quartet (soprano, tenor, and 2 baritones), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 10908b 10-in. 1907 Madamina, Il catalogo è questo Antonio Pini-Corsi Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 10909b 10-in. approximately Oct. 1907 Vedi o cara Maria Passeri ; Antonio Pini-Corsi Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone 10910b 10-in. approximately Oct. 1907 Se trovasti una comare Maria Passeri ; Antonio Pini-Corsi Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pini-Corsi, Antonio," accessed June 13, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110464.

Pini-Corsi, Antonio. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 13, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110464.

"Pini-Corsi, Antonio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 13 June 2021.

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