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Opera In English - Puccini: Madam Butterfly / Abel, Et Al


Release Date: 11/20/2001 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3070   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ann [Mezzo Soprano] TaylorCheryl BarkerJean RigbyPaul Charles Clarke,   ... 
Conductor:  Yves Abel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 13-17 December 2000 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Christopher Brooke (Assistant) Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 13-17 December 2000 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Christopher Brooke (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ann [Mezzo Soprano] Taylor (Mezzo Soprano), Cheryl Barker (Soprano), Jean Rigby (Mezzo Soprano),
Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Stuart Kale (Tenor), Gregory Yurisich (Baritone),
Clive Bayley (Bass), Roland Wood (Bass), D'Arcy Bleiker (Baritone),
Simon Birchall (Bass), Francis Brett (Bass), Anne Sheridian Jinks (Soprano),
Paula Bott (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yves Abel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Blackheath Hall, London, England 
Length: 137 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: Introduction
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: So the walls and the ceiling ... (Pinkerton, Goro)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: I think Your Honour's smiling (Suzuki, Pinkerton, Goro)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: It can't be much further now! (Sharpless, Goro, Pinkerton)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: The whole world over (Pinkerton, Sharpless)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: Fate can't crush him (Pinkerton, Sharpless)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: Is the bride very pretty? (Sharpless, Goro, Pinkerton)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: True love or fancy (Pinkerton, Sharpless)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: See them! They're climbing the summit of the hill! (Goro, Butterfly's Girl Friends, Butterfly, Sharpless)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: We are honoured (Butterfly, Girl Friends, Pinkerton, Sharpless, Goro)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: The Imperial Commissioner (Goro, Pinkerton, Relations and Friends, Butterfly, Yakuside)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: Oh, indeed, my friend, you're lucky! (Sharpless, Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: Come, my beloved (Pinkerton, Butterfly, Goro)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: My fate I have to follow (Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: Silence! Silence! (Goro, Commissioner, Girl Friends, Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: Congratulations (Commissioner, Pinkerton, Sharpless, Registrar, Relatives, the Bonze, Goro)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: Dearest, my dearest, weep no more (Pinkerton, Butterfly, Suzuki)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: Evening is falling ... (Pinkerton, Butterfly, Suzuki)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: Child, from whose eyes the witchery is shining (Pinkerton, Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act I: Ah, love me a little (Butterfly, Pinkerton)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: Izaghi Izanami (Suzuki, Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: One fine day (Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: Come, let's enter (Goro, Sharpless, Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: Yamadori, and has your unrequitted love not yet released you? (Butterfly, Yamadori, Sharpless, Goro)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: Now, at last! (Sharpless, Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: Just two things I could do (Butterfly, Sharpless)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: This child! This child, then! (Butterfly, Sharpless)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: Do you know, my darling (Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: I must be going (Sharpless, Butterfly, Suzuki)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: Ah! Ah! (Goro, Suzuki, Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: Look, it's a man-of-war! (Suzuki, Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: Flower duet: Shake the cherry tree (Butterfly, Suzuki)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 1: Humming Chorus
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: Prelude
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: Daybreak over Nagasaki
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: It's morning (Suzuki, Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: Who is it? ... (Suzuki, Pinkerton, Sharples)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: I know for such misfortune there is no consolation (Sharpless, Suzuki, Pinkerton)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: Farewell, oh happy home! (Pinkerton, Sharpless)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: Then will you tell her? (Kate, Suzuki)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: Suzuki, where are you? (Butterfly, Suzuki)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: You, Suzuki, you're always so faithful (Butterfly, Suzuki)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: Viper! I want you to answer (Butterfly, Suzuki, Sharpless, Kate)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: Your little fluttering heart is beating (Suzuki, Butterfly)
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) (sung in English): Act II Part 2: Death with honour is better than life with dishonour (Butterfly)

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