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Puccini Weekend


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  London/Decca Weekend Classics Catalog #: 417686   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Felicia WeathersGiuseppe Di StefanoAnita CerquettiRenata Tebaldi,   ... 
Conductor:  Argeo QuadriFranco PatanèGianandrea GavazzeniOliviero de Fabritiis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera OrchestraSanta Cecilia Academy Rome OrchestraFlorence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 43 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Felicia Weathers (Soprano)
Conductor:  Argeo Quadri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1967 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Patanè
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anita Cerquetti (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Patanè
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Bruno Prevedi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Chiara (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Virginia Zeani (Soprano)
Conductor:  Franco Patanè
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Felicia Weathers (Soprano)
Conductor:  Argeo Quadri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1967 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12. Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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