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La Tebaldi


Release Date: 08/09/1991 
Label:  London/Decca Grand Opera Series Catalog #: 430481   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniArrigo BoitoGiuseppe VerdiFrancesco Cilèa,   ... 
Performer:  Renata TebaldiCarlo BergonziAna Raquel SatreAthos Cesarini
Conductor:  Tullio SerafinFrancesco Molinari-PradelliHerbert von KarajanAlberto Erede,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome OrchestraVienna Philharmonic OrchestraGeneva Grand Theatre Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 24 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 5 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Mefistofele: L'altra notte in fondo al mare by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 7 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 7 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. Otello: Piangea cantando...Ave Maria by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ana Raquel Satre (Mezzo Soprano), Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Length: 13 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Mia madre aveva..." 
7. Il trovatore: D'amor sull' ali rosee by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Athos Cesarini (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Geneva Grand Theatre Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Length: 6 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Siam giunti..." 
8. La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son l'umile ancella by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ecco, respiro appena..." 
10. Cecilia: Grazie, sorella by Licinio Refice
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922-1923; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Length: 7 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. 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 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12. 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 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13. Andrea Chénier: La mamma morta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. Don Carlos: Tu, che la vanitá conoscesti del mondo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 11 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16. Un ballo in maschera: Ecco l'orrido campo...Ma dall' arido stelo divulsa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 9 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17. Un ballo in maschera: Morrò, ma prima in grazia by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18. Giovanna d'Arco: Sempre all' alba by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Oh, ben s'addice questo torbido cielo..." 
19. Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20. La Gioconda: Suicidio! by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21. La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
22. Cavalleria Rusticana: Voi lo sapete, o Mamma by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
23. L'Arlesiana: Esser madre è un inferno by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
24. Guillaume Tell: Sombre forêt by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Length: 8 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "S'allontanano alfine!..." 

Sound Samples

Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Un bel dì vedremo
La Bohème / Act 1: "Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì"
Tosca / Act 2: "Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore"
Mefistofele / Act 3: L'altra notte in fondo al mare
Aida / Act 1: Ritorna vincitor!
Otello / Act 4: "Mia madre aveva" - "Piangea cantando" - "Ave Maria"
Il Trovatore / Act 4: "Siam giunti...D'Amor sull ali'rosee"
La forza del destino / Act 4: Pace, pace, mio Dio
William Tell - Italian version after Schiller - Act 2: S'allontanano alfin!....Selva opaca
Adriana Lecouvreur / Act 1: Ecco, respiro appena...Io son' l'umile ancella
Cecilia / Act 3: Grazie sorelle
Gianni Schicchi: "Oh! mio babbino caro"
Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo
Andrea Chénier / Act 3: La mamma morta
La Wally / Act 1: Ebben? Ne andrò lontana
Don Carlo / Act 5: "Tu che le vanità"
Un ballo in maschera / Act 2: "Ecco l'orrido campo...Ma dall'arido stelo divulsa"
Un ballo in maschera / Act 3: "Morrò, ma prima in grazia"
Giovanna d'Arco / Act 1: "O ben s'addice...Sempre all'alba"
Turandot / Act 2: In questa reggia
La Gioconda / Act 4: Suicidio!
La Rondine / Act 1: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (Doretta's Dream Song)
Cavalleria rusticana: "Voi lo sapete, o mama" (Romanza)
L'Arlesiana / Act 3: Esser madre è un inferno

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