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Puccini: Highlights From La Boheme & Madama Butterfly / Rutter, Abell


Release Date: 11/11/2008 
Label:  Royal Philharmonic Masterworks   Catalog #: 28300   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Stephen GaddPaul Charles ClarkeClaire Rutter
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
La Bohème: Questo Mar Rosso...Nei cieli bigi (Opening Scene) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Stephen Gadd (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 28 Secs. 
2.
La Bohème: Non sono in vena! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Stephen Gadd (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
3.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
4.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Claire Rutter (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
5.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Claire Rutter (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
6.
La Bohème: Mimi! Speravo di trovarvi qui by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Claire Rutter (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
7.
La Bohème: Mimì è una civetta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Stephen Gadd (Bass Baritone), Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Claire Rutter (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: This selection begins with "Marcello, finalmente!..." 
8.
La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Claire Rutter (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
9.
La Bohème: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Claire Rutter (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection begins with "Marcello, finalmente!..." 
10.
La Bohème: Oh Dio! Mimi! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
11.
Madama Butterfly: Act 1 Prelude by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 42 Secs. 
12.
Madama Butterfly: Dovunque al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Paul Charles Clarke (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
13.
Madama Butterfly: Amore, o grillo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Stephen Gadd (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
14.
Madama Butterfly: Spira sul mar [Entrance of Butterfly] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Claire Rutter (Soprano), Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Stephen Gadd (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: This selection begins wtih "Quanto cielo, quanto mar!..." 
15.
Madama Butterfly: Viene la sera...Bimba dagli occhi pieni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Claire Rutter (Soprano), Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 10 Minutes 53 Secs. 
16.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Claire Rutter (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: This selection begins wtih "Quanto cielo, quanto mar!..." 
17.
Madama Butterfly: Ora a noi [Letter scene] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Claire Rutter (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: This selection begins with "Amico, cercherete quel bel fior di fanciulla..." 
18.
Madama Butterfly: Con onor muore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Claire Rutter (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Charles Abell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 

Sound Samples

La Bohème: Act I, "Questo mar rosso? Nei cieli bigi"
La Bohème: Act I, "Non sono in vena"
La Bohème: Act I, "Che gelida manina"
La Bohème: Act I, "Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì"
La Bohème: Act I, "O soave fanciulla"
La Bohème: Act III, "Mimì! Speravo, di trovari qui"
La Bohème: Act III, "Mimì è una civetta"
La Bohème: Act III, "Donde lieta uscì"
La Bohème: Act IV, "Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire"
La Bohème: Act IV, "Oh Dio! Mimì!"
Madama Butterfly: Act I, Prelude
Madama Butterfly: Act I, "Dovunque al mondo"
Madama Butterfly: Act I, "Amore o grillo"
Madama Butterfly: Act I, "Spira sul mar"
Madama Butterfly: Act I, "Bimba dagli occhi pieni di malia"
Madama Butterfly: Act II, "Un bel di vedremo"
Madama Butterfly: Act II, "Ora a noi"
Madama Butterfly: Act II, "Con onor muore"

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