Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Turandot: Act I. "Popolo di Pekino!" (Mandarin, Crowd, Liù)
Giacomo Puccini 2:50
2 Turandot, Act I. "Padre! Mio padre!"
Giacomo Puccini 1:28
3 Turandot: Act I. "Perduta la battaglia" (The Unknown Prince [Calaf], Liù, Crowd, Timur)
Giacomo Puccini 1:09
4 Turandot: Act I. "Gira la cote! Gira!" (Crowd, Executioner's men)
Giacomo Puccini 2:31
5 Turandot: Act I. "Perché tarda la luna?" (Crowd)
Giacomo Puccini 3:46
6 Turandot: Act I. "Là, sui monti dell'est" (Boys)
Giacomo Puccini 1:13
7 Turandot: Act I. "O giovinetto!" (Crowd, Prince, White Priest)
Giacomo Puccini 5:07
8 Turandot: Act I. "Figlio, che fai?" (Timur, Prince, Liù, Crowd)
Giacomo Puccini 1:35
9 Turandot: Act I. "Fermo! che fai? T'arresta!" (Ministers [Ping, Pong, Pang], Prince)
Giacomo Puccini 1:52
10 Turandot: Act I. "Silenzio, olà!" (Handmaids, Ministers, Prince)
Giacomo Puccini 1:20
11 Turandot: Act I. "Guardalo, Pong!" (Ministers, Timur)
Giacomo Puccini 0:58
12 Turandot: Act I. "Non indugiare!" (Ghosts, Prince, Ministers, Timur)
Giacomo Puccini 2:11
13 Turandot: Act I. "Signore, ascolta!" (Liù)
Giacomo Puccini 2:25
14 Turandot: Act I. "Non piangere, Liù!" (Prince, Liù, Timur)
Giacomo Puccini 2:16
15 Turandot: Act I. "Ah! per l'ultima volta!" (Timur, Liù, Ministers, Prince, Chorus)
Giacomo Puccini 2:27
16 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "Olà, Pang! Olà, Pong!"
Giacomo Puccini 1:26
17 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "O Cina, o Cina"
Giacomo Puccini 2:06
18 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "Ho una casa nell'Honan" (Ministers)
Giacomo Puccini 3:16
19 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "O mondo, pieno di pazzi innamorati!" (Ministers, Chorus)
Giacomo Puccini 1:10
20 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "Addio, amore!"
Giacomo Puccini 2:51
21 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "Noi si sogna" (Ministers)
Giacomo Puccini 0:25
22 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Gravi, enormi ed imponenti" (Crowd)
Giacomo Puccini 4:20
23 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Un giuramento atroce mi costringe" (Emperor, Prince)
Giacomo Puccini 3:15
24 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Diecimila anni ai nostro Imperatore!" (Crowd, Mandarin, Boys)
Giacomo Puccini 3:03
25 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "In questa reggia" (Turandot, Crowd, Prince)
Giacomo Puccini 6:19
26 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Straniero, ascolta! Nella cupa notte" (Turandot, Prince, Wise Men)
Giacomo Puccini 2:28
27 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Guizza al pari di fiamma" (Turandot, Emperor, Crowd, Liù, Prince, Wise Men)
Giacomo Puccini 2:19
28 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Gelo che ti dà foco" (Turandot, Prince, Wise Men, Crowd)
Giacomo Puccini 2:24
29 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Gloria, o vincitore!" (Crowd)
Giacomo Puccini 1:00
30 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Figlio del cielo!" (Turandot, Emperor, Crowd, Prince)
Giacomo Puccini 2:54
31 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Tre enigmi m'Hai proposto!" (Prince, Emperor)
Giacomo Puccini 2:07
32 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Ai tuoi piedi ci prostriam" (Crowd)
Giacomo Puccini 2:26
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Così comanda Turandot" (Heralds, Distant voices)
Giacomo Puccini 3:22
2 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Nessun dorma!" (Prince, Vomen's voices)
Giacomo Puccini 2:53
3 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Tu che guardi le stelle" (Ministers, Prince, Women, Crowd, Soldiers)
Giacomo Puccini 3:47
4 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Principessa divina!" (Ping, Turandot, Prince, Liù, Crowd)
Giacomo Puccini 2:43
5 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Quel nome!" (Ping, Liù, Timur, Prince, Crowd, Turandot)
Giacomo Puccini 1:21
6 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "L'amore? ... Tanto amore, segreto e inconfessato" (Turandot, Liù, Ping, Prince, Crowd)
Giacomo Puccini 3:19
7 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Tu, che di gel sei cinta" (Liù, Crowd, Prince, Timur, Ping)
Giacomo Puccini 5:32
8 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Liù...bontà!" (Timur, Ministers, Crowd)
Giacomo Puccini 2:58
9 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Principessa di morte!" (Prince, Turandot)
Giacomo Puccini 3:20
10 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Che è mai di me? Perduta!"(Turandot, Prince, Chorus)
Giacomo Puccini 3:14
11 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Del primo pianto, si...La mia gloria è il tuo amplesso!" (Turandot, Prince)
Giacomo Puccini 5:09
12 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Diecimilla anni al nostro Imperatore!" (Crowd, Turandot)
Giacomo Puccini 3:28

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Mario Borriello (baritone) (tracks 9–12, 15–21)
bass vocals:
Nicola Zaccaria (bass) (tracks 2–3, 8, 11–12, 14–15)
choir vocals:
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 15, 19)
chorus master:
Norberto Mola (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 15, 19)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–32)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–32)
engineer:
Mark Obert-Thorn (sound engineer) (tracks 1–32)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (tracks 1–32)
Renato Simoni (tracks 1–32)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–32)
soprano vocals:
Maria Callas (tracks 25–28, 30)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (tracks 1–3, 8, 13–15, 27)
tenor vocals:
Renato Ercolani (tracks 9–12, 15–21)
Eugenio Fernandi (tenor) (tracks 2–3, 7–10, 12, 14–15, 23, 25–28, 30–31)
Giuseppe Nessi (tenor) (tracks 27, 30–31)
Piero de Palma (tenor) (tracks 8–12, 15–21)
publisher:
Casa Ricordi (track 24)
Hendon Music Inc. (track 24)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Italy (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–32)
part of:
Turandot: Atto I (tracks 1–15)
Turandot: Atto II (tracks 16–32)
recording of:
Turandot: Atto II, Scena II. “In questa reggia” (Turandot, La folla, Calaf) (track 25)

CD 2

baritone vocals:
Mario Borriello (baritone) (tracks 3–6, 8)
bass vocals:
Nicola Zaccaria (bass) (tracks 5, 7–8)
choir vocals:
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (track 10)
chorus master:
Norberto Mola (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (track 10)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1, 3–12)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1921-03 – 1924-03) (track 2)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–12)
engineer:
Mark Obert-Thorn (sound engineer) (tracks 1–12)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (tracks 1–6, 8–12)
Renato Simoni (tracks 1–6, 8–12)
lyricist:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 7)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–12)
soprano vocals:
Maria Callas (tracks 4–6, 9–12)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (tracks 4–7)
tenor vocals:
Renato Ercolani (tracks 3, 8)
Eugenio Fernandi (tenor) (tracks 2–7, 9–11)
Piero de Palma (tenor) (tracks 3, 8)
publisher:
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Italy (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–12)
later translated versions:
El nostre heroi (track 2)
Going to Win (track 2)
Hear My Prayer (English translation of Nessun dorma) (track 2)
part of:
Turandot: Atto III (tracks 1–12)
recording of:
referred to in medleys: