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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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This disc includes both ADD and DDD recordings. This disc includes both ADD and DDD recordings. Read less

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 Bohème: 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 Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì 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 Bohème: 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 Bohème: 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 Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
8.
La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più 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 dì 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 

Sound Samples

O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
Sola, perduta, abbandonata from Manon Lescaut (Act IV)
Che gelida manina from La bohème
Mi chiamano Mimi from La bohème
O soave fanciulla from La bohème
Quando m'en vo from La bohème
Donde lieta usci from La bohème
O Mimi, tu piú non torni from La bohème
Recondita armonia from Tosca
Mario! Mario! from Tosca
Vissi d'arte from Tosca
E lucevan le stelle from Tosca
Un bel dì from Madama Butterfly
Flower Duet from Madama Butterfly
Addio fiorito asil from Madama Butterfly
Tu? Tu? piccolo iddio from Madama Butterfly
Chi il bel sogno di Doretta from La rondine
In questa reggia from Turandot
Nessun dorma! from Turandot

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