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Puccini: Madama Butterfly Highlights / Leinsdorf, Moffo


Release Date: 10/19/1989 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 60202   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cesare VallettiMario CarlinRenato CesariAnna Moffo,   ... 
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House OrchestraRome Opera House Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 54 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Madama Butterfly: Dovunque al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cesare Valletti (Tenor), Mario Carlin (Tenor), Renato Cesari (Baritone)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
2.
Madama Butterfly: Amore, o grillo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mario Carlin (Tenor), Cesare Valletti (Tenor), Renato Cesari (Baritone)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
3.
Madama Butterfly: Spira sul mar [Entrance of Butterfly] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Renato Cesari (Baritone)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ancora un passo or via..." 
4.
Madama Butterfly: L'Imperial Commissario by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cesare Valletti (Tenor), Renato Cesari (Baritone), Mario Carlin (Tenor),
Andrea Mineo (Baritone), Maria Luisa Zeri (Soprano), Maria Grazia Ciferri (Soprano),
Renata Mattioli (Soprano), Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Che burletta..." 
5.
Madama Butterfly: Ed eccoci in famiglia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Cesare Valletti (Tenor), Rosalind Elias (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Bimba, bimba, non piangere..." 
6.
Madama Butterfly: Viene la sera...Bimba dagli occhi pieni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Cesare Valletti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
7.
Madama Butterfly: Vogliatemi bene...O quanti occhi fisi by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Cesare Valletti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
8.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
9.
Madama Butterfly: Ora a noi [Letter scene] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renato Cesari (Baritone), Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
10.
Madama Butterfly: Una nave da guerra by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Rosalind Elias (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
11.
Madama Butterfly: Tutti i fior? by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rosalind Elias (Mezzo Soprano), Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
12.
Madama Butterfly: Or vienmi ad adornar by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Rosalind Elias (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
13.
Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
14.
Madama Butterfly: Io so che alle sue pene by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cesare Valletti (Tenor), Rosalind Elias (Mezzo Soprano), Renato Cesari (Baritone)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
15.
Madama Butterfly: Addio, fiorito asil by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renato Cesari (Baritone), Cesare Valletti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
16.
Madama Butterfly: Come una mosca prigionera by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rosalind Elias (Mezzo Soprano), Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
17.
Madama Butterfly: Con onor muore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cesare Valletti (Tenor), Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Dovunque al mondo lo Yankee
Amore o grillo
Ancora un passo or via
Che burletta
Bimba, bimba, non piangere (Love Duet)
Bimba dagli occhi (Love Duet)
Vogliatemi bene (Love Duet)
Un bel di
Ora a noi
Una nave da guerra
Tutti i fior? (Flower Duet)
Or vienmi ad adornar
Humming Chorus
Io so che alle sue pene
Addio, fiorito asil
Come una mosca
Con onor muore ...

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