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Favorite Puccini Arias / Marton, Scotto, Kanawa


Release Date: 11/15/1991 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 48094   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te KanawaEva MartónIngvar WixellRenata Scotto,   ... 
Conductor:  John PritchardGiuseppe PatanéLorin MaazelGianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraMunich Radio Symphony OrchestraAmbrosian Opera Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Language: Italian 
2.
La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Language: Italian 
3.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1985 
Language: Italian 
4.
La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
5.
La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
6.
Madama Butterfly: Spira sul mar [Entrance of Butterfly] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ingvar Wixell (Baritone), Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
7.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
8.
Madama Butterfly: Scuoti quella fronda "Flower Duet" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Gillian Knight (Mezzo Soprano), Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
9.
Madama Butterfly: Tu, tu, piccolo iddio [Death of Butterfly] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Vita con onore..." 
10.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1985 
Language: Italian 
11.
Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an AAD recording. 
12.
Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Language: Italian 
13.
Le Villi: Se come voi piccina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Italy 
Language: Italian 
14.
Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Language: Italian 
15.
Turandot: Tu, che di gel sei cinta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1985 
Language: Italian 
16.
Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1985 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Oh! mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
Chi il bel sogno di Doretta from Act I of La Rondine
Si, mi chiamano Mimi from Act I of La Bohème
Quando me'n vo' soletta per la via from Act II of La bohème (Musetta's Waltz Song)
Donde lieta usci from Act III of La Bohème
Spira sul mare from Act I of Madama Butterfly (Butterfly's Entrance)
Un bel di vedremo from Act II of Madama Butterfly
Scuoti quella fronda di ciliego from Act II of Madama Butterfly (Flower Duet)
Con onor muore chi non può serbar vita con onore... tu, tu from Act III of Madama Butterfly
Vissi d'arte from Act II of Tosca
In quelle trine morbide from Act II of Manon Lescaut
Sola, perduta, abbandonata from Act IV of Manon Lescaut
Se come voi from Act I of Le Villi
Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto from Suor Angelica
Tu, che di gel sei cinta from Act III of Turandot
In questa reggia from Act II of Turandot

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