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Puccini: Tosca -highlights / Tilson Thomas, Marton, Carreras


Release Date: 06/14/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 53550   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José CarrerasItalo TajoEva MartónJuan Pons,   ... 
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State OrchestraHungarian State R/TV Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Italo Tajo (Bass)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Sante ampolle! Il suo ritratto!" 
2. Tosca: Mario! Mario! Mario!...Son qui. by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 7 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Tosca: Quagl' occhio al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Tosca: Tre sbirri, una carrozza...Te Deum by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Juan Pons (Baritone), Ferenc Gerdesits (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra,  Hungarian State R/TV Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. Tosca: Aprite le porte che n'oda i lamenti! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor), Juan Pons (Baritone),
Ferenc Gerdesits (Tenor), Joszef Németh (Baritone)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 7 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection continues though "Salvatelo!...Io?...Voi." 
6. Tosca: Se la giurata fede by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano), Juan Pons (Baritone)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano), Juan Pons (Baritone)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. Tosca: Vedi, le man guinte io stendo a te! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano), Juan Pons (Baritone), Ferenc Gerdesits (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra,  Hungarian State R/TV Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. Tosca: E qual via scegliete? by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Juan Pons (Baritone), Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 6 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. Tosca: Io de sospiri by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  József Gregor (Bass), Benedek Héja (Boy Soprano), Juan Pons (Baritone),
Italo Tajo (Bass), Joszef Németh (Baritone), Eva Martón (Soprano),
José Carreras (Tenor), Ferenc Gerdesits (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra,  Hungarian State R/TV Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 28 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Act I: Sante ampolle! (José Carreras, Italo Tajo) (Highlights)
Mario! Mario! Mario! (Eva Marton, José Carreras) (Highlights)
Non la sospiri (Eva Marton, José Carreras) (Highlights)
Ah, guegli occhi!... Qual' occhio al mondo ( Eva Marton, José Carreras) (Highlights)
Tre sbirri...una carrozza (Juan Pons, Ferenc Gerdesits, Coro) (Highlights)
Act II: Aprite le porte che n'oda i lamenti! (Juan Pons, José Carreras, Eva Marton, Ferenc Gerdesits, József Németh) (Highlights)
Nel pozzo del giardino (Juan Pons, José Carreras, Eva Marton, József Németh) (Highlights)
Salvatelo! ... Io? ... Voi! (Eva Marton, Juan Pons) (Highlights)
Se la giurata fede (Juan Pons, Eva Marton) (Highlights)
Vissi d'arte (Eva Marton, Juan Pons) (Highlights)
Vedi, le man giunte (Eva Marton, Juan Pons, Ferenc Gerdesits) (Highlights)
E qual via scegliete? (Juan Pons, Eva Marton) (Highlights)
Act III: Io de' sospiri (Benedek Héja) (Highlights)
Mario Cavaradossi? (József Gregor, José Carreras) (Highlights)
E lucevan le stelle (José Carreras) (Highlights)
Ah! Franchigia a Floria Tosca (José Carreras, Eva Marton) (Highlights)
Oh dolce mani (José Carreras) (Highlights)
Senti ... l'ora č vicina (Eva Marton, José Carreras) (Highlights)
E non giungono (Eva Marton, José Carreras, József Gregor) (Highlights)
Come č lunga l'attesa (Eva Marton) (Highlights)
Presto, su! Mario! Mario! (Eva Marton, Ferenc Gerdesits, József Németh, Coro) (Highlights)

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