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Puccini: La Bohème (Highlights) / Humburg, Orgonasova, Et Al


Release Date: 03/21/1995 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553151   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Fabio PreviatiIvan UrbasBoaz SenatorJonathan Welch,   ... 
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra BratislavaSlovak State Philharmonic Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded April 23 - May 4, 1990. Selections recorded April 23 - May 4, 1990. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. La Bohème: Questo Mar Rosso...Nei cieli bigi (Opening Scene) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Fabio Previati (Baritone), Ivan Urbas (Bass), Boaz Senator (Baritone),
Jonathan Welch (Tenor)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luba Orgonasova (Soprano), Jonathan Welch (Tenor)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Oh, sventata, sventata!" 
3. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luba Orgonasova (Soprano), Jonathan Welch (Tenor)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jonathan Welch (Tenor), Fabio Previati (Baritone), Luba Orgonasova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. La Bohème: Viva Parpignol by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Fabio Previati (Baritone), Carmen Gonzales (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Oh! Essa - Musetta," continuing to the end of Act Two. 
7. La Bohème: Speravo di trovarvi by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luba Orgonasova (Soprano), Fabio Previati (Baritone), Carmen Gonzales (Mezzo Soprano),
Stanislav Benacka (Bass)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 8 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. La Bohème: Mimì è una civetta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Fabio Previati (Baritone), Jonathan Welch (Tenor), Luba Orgonasova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Marcello, finalmente!" 
9. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luba Orgonasova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. La Bohème: Addio, dolce svegliare (Quartet) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Fabio Previati (Baritone), Jonathan Welch (Tenor), Carmen Gonzales (Mezzo Soprano),
Luba Orgonasova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection includes "Dunque è proprio finita! 
11. La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Fabio Previati (Baritone), Jonathan Welch (Tenor)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "In un coupé?" 
12. La Bohème: Vecchia zimarra by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ivan Urbas (Bass)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "In un coupè?" 
13. La Bohème: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luba Orgonasova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection continues to the end of the opera. 

Sound Samples

La boheme: ACT I: Questo Mar Rosso - mi ammollisce e assidera
La boheme: Oh! sventata, sventata!
La boheme: Che gelida manina
La boheme: Si, mi chiamo Mimi
La boheme: O soave fanciulla
La boheme: ACT II: Viva Parpignol
La boheme: Oh! - Essa! - Musetta!
La boheme: Quando me'n vo'
La boheme: Caro! Fuori il danaro!
La boheme: ACT III: Ohe, la, le guardie! Aprite!
La boheme: Mimi! - Speravo di trovarvi qui
La boheme: Marcello, finalmente!
La boheme: Donde lieta usci
La boheme: Dunque e proprio finita!
La boheme: ACT IV: In un coupe... O Mimi, tu piu non torni
La boheme: Vecchia zimarra, senti
La boheme: Sono andati?
La boheme: Che ha detto il medico?

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