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Puccini Gala - Famous Arias / Caballé, Carreras, Et Al


Release Date: 05/12/1998 
Label:  London/Decca Opera Gala Series Catalog #: 458212   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiMirella FreniElizabeth HarwoodRolando Panerai,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von KarajanNello SantiSilvio VarvisoOliviero de Fabritiis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraVienna Volksoper OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
2.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
3.
La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano), Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Michel Sénéchal (Bass),
Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
4.
La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Chiara (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Language: Italian 
5.
La Fanciulla del West: Minnie dalla mia casa by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Silvio Varviso
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Language: Italian 
6.
La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
7.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Language: Italian 
8.
Madama Butterfly: Addio, fiorito asil by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Robert Kerns (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Language: Italian 
9.
La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Language: Italian 
10.
Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
11.
Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Chiara (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Language: Italian 
12.
Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Chiara (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Language: Italian 
13.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor), Alfredo Mariotti (Bass)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Language: Italian 
14.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Language: Italian 
15.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Language: Italian 
16.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Language: Italian 
17.
Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
18.
Turandot: Non piangere, Liù by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
19.
Turandot: Ah! per l'ultima volta! (Act 1 Finale) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Pier Francesco Poli (Tenor), Piero de Palma (Tenor),
Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Tom Krause (Baritone)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
20.
Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
21.
Turandot: Tu, che di gel sei cinta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
22.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

La Bohème / Act 1: "Che gelida manina"
La Bohème / Act 1: "Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì"
La Bohème / Act 2: "Quando m'en vo"
La Bohème / Act 3: Donde lieta uscì al tuo grido
La Fanciulla del West / Act 1: Minnie, dalla mia casa son partito
La Fanciulla del West / Act 3: "Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano"
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Un bel dì vedremo
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Addio fiorito asil
La Rondine / Act 1: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (Doretta's Dream Song)
Manon Lescaut / Act 1: Donna non vidi mai
Manon Lescaut / Act 2: In quelle trine morbide
Suor Angelica, Opera lirica in un atto: Senza mamma, o bimbo
Tosca / Act 1: "Recondita armonia"
Tosca / Act 2: "Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore"
Tosca / Act 3: "E lucevan le stelle"
Gianni Schicchi: "Oh! mio babbino caro"
Turandot / Act 1: Signore, ascolta
Turandot / Act 1: Non piangere Liù
Turandot / Act 1: Ah! Per L'Ultima Volta
Turandot / Act 2: In questa reggia
Turandot / Act 3: Tu che di gel sei cinta
Turandot / Act 3: Nessun dorma!

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