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The Compact Opera Collection - Puccini: Madama Butterfly


Release Date: 08/20/2002 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 470577   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata TebaldiFiorenza CossottoEnzo SordelloAngelo Mercuriali,   ... 
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome ChorusSanta Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 24 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of the audio discs included in this set has been enhanced with CD-ROM capability to carry the full libretto including translations. These CDs function as any normal audio CD when played on your CD player or computer but can also be used on your personal computer (or Macintosh) to view the complete libretto and translations.

One of the audio discs included in this set has been enhanced with CD-ROM capability to carry the full libretto including translations. These CDs function as any normal audio CD when played on your CD player or computer but can also be used on your personal computer (or Macintosh) to view the complete libretto and translations.

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Works on This Recording

1.
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano), Enzo Sordello (Baritone),
Angelo Mercuriali (Tenor), Paolo Washington (Bass), Lidia Nerozzi (Mezzo Soprano),
Michele Cazzato (Baritone), Virgilio Carbonari (Bass), Oscar Nanni (Bass),
Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus,  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 143 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Madama Butterfly / Act 1: "... E soffitto e pareti"
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: Sorride Vostro Onore?
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: "Dovunque al mondo"
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: "America for ever"
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: "Ier l'altro il Consolato"
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: "Ecco. Son giunte al sommo del pendio"
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: "Gran ventura"
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: L'Imperial Commissario
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: Vieni, amor mio!
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: "Ieri son salita tutta sola in segreto alla Missione"
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: Tutti zitti!
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: O Kami! O Kami!
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: "Cio-cio-san! Cio-cio-san!"
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: "Bimba, bimba, non piangere"
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: Viene la sera
Madama Butterfly / Act 1: Vogliatemi bene
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "E Izaghi ed Izanami, Sarundasico e Kami"
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Un bel dì vedremo
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "C'è. Entrate"
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Non lo sapete insomma
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Si sa che aprir la parta
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Udiste?
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Ora a noi. Sedete qui.
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "Ebbene, che fareste, Madama Butterfly?"
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "E questo? E questo?"
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "Che tua madre dovrà prenderti in braccio"
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Vespa! Rospo maledetto!
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Una nave da guerra
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Scuoti quella fronda di ciliegio
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Or vienmi ad adornar
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "Coro a bocca chiusa" (Humming Chorus)
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Intermezzo
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: (fischi d'uccelli dal giardino)
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "Già il sole!"
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "Chi sia?"
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Io so che alle pene
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Non ve l'avevo detto?
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "Addio fiorito asil"
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Suzuki! Suzuki! Dove sei?
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Tu, Suzuki, che sei tanto biona
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "Come una mosca prigionera"
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "Con amor muore...Tu, tu? Piccolo Iddio"

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