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Puccini: La Boheme - Highlights / Karajan, Pavarotti, Freni


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 421245   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiMirella FreniRolando PaneraiGianni Maffeo,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraSchöneberg Boys ChoirBerlin Deutsche Oper Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. La Bohème: Non sono in vena! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Language: Italian 
2. 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 
Language: Italian 
3. 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 
Language: Italian 
4. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rolando Panerai (Baritone), 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 
Language: Italian 
5. La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Gianni Maffeo (Baritone), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Rolando Panerai (Baritone),
Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano), Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Schöneberg Boys Choir,  Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Language: Italian 
6. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Language: Italian 
7. La Bohème: Addio, dolce svegliare (Quartet) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano), Rolando Panerai (Baritone),
Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Language: Italian 
8. La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Rolando Panerai (Baritone)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Schöneberg Boys Choir,  Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "In un coupé?" 
9. La Bohème: Vecchia zimarra by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Language: Italian 
10. La Bohème: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass),
Gianni Maffeo (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Schöneberg Boys Choir,  Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection continues to the end of the opera. 

Sound Samples

La Bohème / Act 1: Non sono in vena!
La Bohème / Act 1: "Che gelida manina"
La Bohème / Act 1: "Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì"
La Bohème / Act 1: "O soave fanciulla"
La Bohème / Act 2: La commedia è stupenda!...Quando m'en vo
La Bohème / Act 3: O mia vita!...Donde lieta uscì
La Bohème / Act 3: "Dunque: è proprio finita!...Addio, dolce svegliare"
La Bohème / Act 4: "In un Coupe?....O Mimi, tu piu non torni"
La Bohème / Act 4: "Vecchia zimarra, senti"
La Bohème / Act 4: "Sono andati"
La Bohème / Act 4: "Oh Dio! Mimì!"

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