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Puccini 2008 - Nessun Dorma / Callas, Te Kanawa, Carreras, Domingo, Alagna, Et Al


Release Date: 10/28/2008 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 17620   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Roberto AlagnaRenata ScottoAlfredo KrausMario Sereni,   ... 
Conductor:  Antonio PappanoJames LevineThomas SchippersAnton Guadagno,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraNational Philharmonic OrchestraRome Opera Teatro Reale Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
2. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
3. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mario Sereni (Baritone), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera Teatro Reale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
4. La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ghena Dimitrova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
5. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
6. La Bohème: Dunque è proprio finita? by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontina Vaduva (Soprano), Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Ruth Ann Swenson (Soprano),
Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
7. La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
8. La Bohème: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mario Sereni (Baritone), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano),
Mario II Basiola (Baritone), Mariella Adani (Soprano)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera Teatro Reale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 10 Minutes 13 Secs. 
9. La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
10. Madama Butterfly: Viene la sera...Bimba dagli occhi pieni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera Teatro Reale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 11 Minutes 23 Secs. 
11. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leone Magiera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
12. Madama Butterfly: Una nave da guerra by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano), Anna di Stasio (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera Teatro Reale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 32 Secs. 
13. Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
14. Madama Butterfly: Tu, tu, piccolo iddio [Death of Butterfly] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera Teatro Reale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
15. Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
16. Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leone Magiera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
17. Manon Lescaut: Oh, sarò la più bella! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bruno Bartoletti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 5 Secs. 
18. Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Antonietta Stella (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
19. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
20. Tosca: Mario! Mario! Mario!...Son qui. by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 12 Minutes 58 Secs. 
21. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Society of the Conservatory Concerts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
22. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
23. Tosca: Ah! Franchigia a Floria Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Society of the Conservatory Concerts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 6 Secs. 
24. Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
25. Gianni Schicchi: Firenze è come un albero fiorito by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
26. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
27. La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Campora (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera Teatro Reale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
28. Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Lesley Garrett (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Session Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
29. Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera Teatro Reale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 1 Secs. 
30. Turandot: Tu, che di gel sei cinta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera Teatro Reale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
31. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alain Lombard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rhine Opera Chorus,  Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 

Sound Samples

La Bohème, ATTO PRIMO/ACT ONE/ERSTER AKT/PREMIER ACTE: Che gelida manina (Rodolfo)
La Bohème - Opera in four acts (1991 Digital Remaster), Act I: Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì (Mimì/Rodolfo)
La bohème (2007 Digital Remaster), Act One: O soave fanciulla, o dolce viso (Rodolfo/Marcello/Mimi)
La Bohème (2005 Digital Remaster): Quando m'en vo' soletta (Act 2)
La Bohème (2002 Digital Remaster), ACT 3: Donde lieta uscì (Mimì's Farewell)
La Bohème, ATTO TERZO/ACT THREE/DRITTER AKT/TROISIEME ACTE: Dunque è proprio finita! (Rodolofo/Mimì/Marcello/Musetta)
La Boheme (1991 Digital Remaster): In un coupé...O Mimi tu più non torni
La Bohème (2007 Digital Remaster), ATTO QUATRO/ACT 4/VIERTER AKT/QUATRIÈME ACTE: Sono andati? (Mimì/Rodolfo/Schaunard)
La Rondine Act I: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (2002 Digital Remaster)
Madama Butterfly (1990 Digital Remaster), Act 1: Bimba dagli occhi ... Vogliatemi bene(Butterfly/Pinkerton) (1990 Digital Remaster)
Madama Butterfly (1989 Digital Remaster): Un bel dì vedremo (Act II)
Madama Butterfly (2002 Digital Remaster): Una nave da guerra....Scuoti quella fronda di ciliegio
Madama Butterfly (1987 Digital Remaster): Humming Chorus (Act II)
Madama Butterfly (2002 Digital Remaster), Act 2, Second Part: Con onor muore (Butterfly/Pinkerton)
Manon Lescaut, Act 1: Donna non vidi mai
Manon Lescaut (1968 Digital Remaster): In quelle trine morbide (Act 2)
Manon Lescaut (1993 Digital Remaster), ATTO SECONDO/ACT 2/ZWEITER AKT/DEUXIEME ACTE: Oh, sarò la più bella! (Manon/Des Grieux)
Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata (Act IV)
Tosca: Recondita armonia (Act I)
Mario! Mario! Mario! (Love Duet) (Tosca, Act I) (in English)
Tosca (1997 Digital Remaster), ACT TWO: Vissi d'arte
Tosca (1997 Digital Remaster): E lucevan le stelle (Act III)
Ah! Franchiggia..O dolci mani mansuete e pure
Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, O bimbo
Gianni Schicchi: Firenze è come un albero fiorito (Rinuccio)
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro (Lauretta)
La fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero (Act III)
Turandot, Act 1: Signore, ascolta! (Liù)
Turandot (1988 Digital Remaster): In questa Reggia
Turandot (1990 Digital Remaster): Tu che di gel sei cinta (Act III)
Turandot (Act III) (1991 Digital Remaster): Nessun dorma

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