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Puccini - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 06/13/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64597   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te KanawaRenata ScottoLuciano PavarottiEva Martón,   ... 
Conductor:  John PritchardGianandrea GavazzeniEmerson BuckleyGiuseppe Patané,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraEmilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Language: Italian 
2.
Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Language: Italian 
3.
La Bohčme: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Emerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
4.
La Bohčme: Si, mi chiamano Mimě by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
5.
La Bohčme: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor), Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Antonicelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
6.
La Bohčme: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
7.
La Bohčme: Donde lieta uscě by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
8.
La Bohčme: O Mimě, tu piů non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor), Francesco Valentino (Baritone)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Antonicelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
9.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
10.
Tosca: Mario! Mario! Mario!...Son qui. by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor), Ljuba Welitsch (Soprano)
Conductor:  Max Rudolf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
11.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
12.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
13.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dě vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
14.
Madama Butterfly: Scuoti quella fronda "Flower Duet" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano), Gillian Knight (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
15.
Madama Butterfly: Addio, fiorito asil by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
16.
Madama Butterfly: Tu, tu, piccolo iddio [Death of Butterfly] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
17.
La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
18.
Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
19.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Emerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 

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