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Classic Recitals - The Best Of Renata Tebaldi


Release Date: 10/12/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000316902   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniUmberto GiordanoFrancesco CilèaArrigo Boito
Performer:  Renata TebaldiCarlo BergonziCornell MacNeil
Conductor:  Tullio SerafinFrancesco Molinari-PradelliFranco CapuanaAlberto Erede,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome OrchestraSanta Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mixed 
Length: 0 Hours 49 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. 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: 08/1959 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
2. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1959 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
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: 07/1959 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
4. La Fanciulla del West: Laggiù nel Soledad by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cornell MacNeil (Baritone), Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Franco Capuana
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy (08/1958 - 09/1958) 
5. 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: 07/1958 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
6. Madama Butterfly: Con onor muore 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: 07/1958 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
7. Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy (07/1955 - 08/1955) 
8. Turandot: Tu, che di gel sei cinta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus,  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy (07/1955 - 08/1955) 
9. 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: 09/1957 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
10. Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son l'umile ancella by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Franco Capuana
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1961 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
11. Adriana Lecouvreur: Poveri fiori by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Franco Capuana
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1961 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
12. 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 
Venue:  Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy (08/1958 - 09/1958) 

Sound Samples

La Bohème / Act 1: "Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì"
La Bohème / Act 3: "Donde lieta uscì"
Tosca / Act 2: "Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore"
La Fanciulla del West / Act 1: Laggiù nel Soledad
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Un bel dì vedremo
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: "Con amor muore...Tu, tu? Piccolo Iddio"
Turandot / Act 1: Signore, ascolta
Turandot / Act 3: Tu che di gel sei cinta
Andrea Chénier / Act 3: La mamma morta
Adriana Lecouvreur / Act 1: Io son l'umile ancella
Adriana Lecouvreur / Act 4: Poveri fiori, gemme de'prati
Mefistofele / Act 3: L'altra notte in fondo al mare

Customer Reviews

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 A Voice Beyond Comarison September 24, 2012 By Ed C. (Oklahoma City, OK) See All My Reviews "This review is brief. Ms. Tebaldi is a joy to listen to and this CD is showing her at her best. I would tell anyone who enjoys opera to purchase this CD." Report Abuse
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