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Pavarotti's Opera Made Easy - My Favorite Puccini

My Favorite Puccini / Various
Release Date: 08/23/1994 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 443819   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniFranz Schubert
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiRenata TebaldiPilar LorengarMirella Freni,   ... 
Conductor:  Zubin MehtaOliviero de FabritiisLamberto GardelliGiuseppe Patané,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraJohn Alldis ChoirNational Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1979 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1979 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Pilar Lorengar (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano), Michel Sénéchal (Tenor),
Rolando Panerai (Baritone)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Italo Tajo (Bass), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1962 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1974 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. Madama Butterfly: Scuoti quella fronda "Flower Duet" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano), Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. Madama Butterfly: Addio, fiorito asil by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Elke Schary (Soprano), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano), Robert Kerns (Baritone),
Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1974 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16. Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17. Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18. Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19. Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20. Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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