The # 1 Puccini Album

Release Date: 8/10/2004
Label: Decca
Catalog Number: B000300702
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Number of Discs: 2

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Works on This Recording
1. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
1. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
2. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
2. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
3. Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
3. La Fanciulla del West: Minnie dalla mia casa by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor: Silvio Varviso
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Italy
4. Madama Butterfly: Vogliatemi bene...O quanti occhi fisi by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
4. Madama Butterfly: Scuoti quella fronda "Flower Duet" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
5. La Fanciulla del West: Minnie dalla mia casa by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor: Silvio Varviso
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Italy
5. Gianni Schicchi: Firenze è come un albero fiorito by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
6. Madama Butterfly: Scuoti quella fronda "Flower Duet" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
6. Madama Butterfly: Vogliatemi bene...O quanti occhi fisi by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
7. Gianni Schicchi: Firenze è come un albero fiorito by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
7. Madama Butterfly: Addio, fiorito asil by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Robert Kerns (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
8. Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
8. Manon Lescaut: Ah! non m'avvicinate! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
9. Manon Lescaut: Tra voi, belle, brune, bionde by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
9. Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
10. Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
10. Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
11. La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
11. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
12. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
12. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
13. La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1917 ; Italy
13. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
14. Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
14. Madama Butterfly: Dovunque al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Rolando Panerai (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
15. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
15. Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
16. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
16. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
17. Tosca: Tre sbirri, una carrozza...Te Deum by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Leo Nucci (Baritone)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
17. La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Italy
18. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
18. La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Gianni Maffeo (Baritone), Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Mirella Freni (Soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Michel Sénéchal (Tenor), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
19. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
19. Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
20. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
20. Turandot: Non piangere, Liù by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor: Franco Patanè
Orchestra/Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
21. Madama Butterfly: Dovunque al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Rolando Panerai (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
21. Turandot: Tu, che di gel sei cinta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
22. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
22. La Fanciulla del West: Laggiù nel Soledad by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Cornell MacNeil (Tenor)
Conductor: Franco Capuana
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Italy
23. La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Italy
23. Manon Lescaut: Oh, sarò la più bella! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: José Carreras (Tenor), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
24. La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Gianni Maffeo (Baritone), Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Mirella Freni (Soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Michel Sénéchal (Tenor), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
24. Tosca: Tre sbirri, una carrozza...Te Deum by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Leo Nucci (Baritone)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
25. Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
25. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
26. Turandot: Non piangere, Liù by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor: Franco Patanè
Orchestra/Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
26. Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
27. Turandot: Tu, che di gel sei cinta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
27. Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
28. La Fanciulla del West: Laggiù nel Soledad by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Cornell MacNeil (Tenor)
Conductor: Franco Capuana
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Italy
28. Manon Lescaut: Tra voi, belle, brune, bionde by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
29. Manon Lescaut: Oh, sarò la più bella! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: José Carreras (Tenor), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
29. Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
30. Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
30. La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
31. Manon Lescaut: Ah! non m'avvicinate! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
31. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
32. Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
32. La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1917 ; Italy
33. Madama Butterfly: Addio, fiorito asil by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Robert Kerns (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
33. Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
34. Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
34. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
35. La Bohème: Addio, dolce svegliare (Quartet) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano), Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
35. La Bohème: Addio, dolce svegliare (Quartet) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano), Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
36. La Fanciulla del West: Una parola sola by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Franco Capuana
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Italy
36. La Fanciulla del West: Una parola sola by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Franco Capuana
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Italy
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