Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Le Villi: “Se come voi”
Giacomo Puccini 5:25
2 Tosca: “Vissi d’arte”
Giacomo Puccini 3:33
3 La rondine: “Chi il bel sogno di Doretta”
Giacomo Puccini 3:23
4 La bohème: “Quando m’en vo’ soletta”
Giacomo Puccini 2:36
5 Manon Lescaut: “In quelle trine morbide”
Giacomo Puccini 2:45
6 Gianni Schicchi: “O mio babbino caro”
Giacomo Puccini 2:31
7 Madama Butterfly: “Un bel dì, vedremo”
Giacomo Puccini 4:33
8 La bohème: “Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì”
Giacomo Puccini 5:22
9 Turandot: “Tu, che di gel sei cinta…”
Giacomo Puccini 2:33
10 Suor Angelica: “Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto”
Giacomo Puccini 4:57
11 Edgar: “D’ogni dolor”
Giacomo Puccini 5:03
12 Manon Lescaut: “Sola, perduta, abbandonata”
Giacomo Puccini 4:13
13 Turandot: “In questa reggia”
Giacomo Puccini 6:17

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Vicente Sardinero (track 11)
choir vocals:
Schola Cantorum (New York, fka the MacDowell Chorus, renamed in 1912) (track 11)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–13)
conductor:
Lorin Maazel (tracks 9–10, 13)
John Pritchard (tracks 1–8)
Eve Queler (track 11)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (tracks 3, 13)
Ferdinando Fontana (track 1)
Giovacchino Forzano (tracks 6, 10)
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 2, 4, 7–8)
Luigi Illica (tracks 2, 4, 7–8)
Renato Simoni (track 13)
lyricist:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 9)
orchestra:
Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera Orchestra) (tracks 9, 13)
New Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 8, 10)
producer:
Roy Emerson (tracks 1–7)
Steven Epstein (classical music producer) (track 11)
Michel Glotz (tracks 9, 13)
Paul Myers (classical record producer) (tracks 8, 10–12)
soprano vocals:
Ileana Cotrubaş (Romanian Soprano) (track 8)
Éva Marton (track 13)
Katia Ricciarelli (track 9)
Renata Scotto (tracks 10–12)
Kiri Te Kanawa (tracks 1–7)
tenor vocals:
José Carreras (tracks 9, 13)
publisher:
Casa Ricordi BMG S.p.A. (tracks 6, 10)
arrangements:
Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Love theme from "La Boheme" (George Greeley adaptation) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Kādā jaukā dienā (from opera "Madama Butterfly") (track 7)
私のお父さん (track 6)
part of:
Edgar: Atto III (track 11)
Gianni Schicchi (track 6)
La rondine (track 3)
La rondine: Atto I (track 3)
Suor Angelica (track 10)
Tosca: Atto II (track 2)
Turandot: Atto III (track 9)
Turandot: Atto II (track 13)
La bohème: Atto II (number) (track 4)
La bohème: Atto I (track 8)
recording of:
Turandot: Atto II, Scena II. “In questa reggia” (Turandot, La folla, Calaf) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: US: B00000DS0H [info]