Tracklist

CD 1: Act one
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "... E soffitto e pareti"
Giacomo Puccini 2:57
2 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "Sorride Vostro Onore?"
Giacomo Puccini 3:31
3 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "Dovunque al mondo"
Giacomo Puccini 2:59
4 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "America for ever"
Giacomo Puccini 2:35
5 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "Ier l'altro il Consolato"
Giacomo Puccini 2:09
6 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "Ecco. Son giunte al sommo del pendio"
Giacomo Puccini 3:42
7 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "Gran ventura"
Giacomo Puccini 3:53
8 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "L'imperial Commissario"
Giacomo Puccini 3:32
9 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "Vieni, amor mio!"
Giacomo Puccini 2:51
10 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "leri son salita tutta sola in segreto alla Missione"
Giacomo Puccini 2:15
11 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "Tutti zitti!"
Giacomo Puccini 3:12
12 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "O Kami! O Kami!"
Giacomo Puccini 0:36
13 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "Cio-cio-san! Cio-cio-san!"
Giacomo Puccini 2:44
14 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "Bimba, bimba, non piangere"
Giacomo Puccini 2:22
15 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "Viene la sera"
Giacomo Puccini 7:34
16 Madama Butterfly: Act I. "Vogliatemi bene"
Giacomo Puccini 7:54
CD 2: Act two
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "E Izaghi ed Izanami, Sarundasico e Kami"
Giacomo Puccini 7:37
2 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "Un bel dì vedremo"
Giacomo Puccini 4:33
3 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "C'è. Entrate"
Giacomo Puccini 6:40
4 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "Si sa che aprir la porta"
Giacomo Puccini 1:05
5 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "Udiste?"
Giacomo Puccini 2:00
6 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "Ora a noi. Sedete qui"
Giacomo Puccini 2:55
7 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "Ebbene, che fareste, Madama Butterfly?"
Giacomo Puccini 2:54
8 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "E questo? E questo?"
Giacomo Puccini 2:27
9 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "Che tua madre dovrà prenderti in braccio"
Giacomo Puccini 5:18
10 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "Vespa! Rospo maledetto!"
Giacomo Puccini 2:00
11 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "Una nave da guerra..."
Giacomo Puccini 2:46
12 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "Scuoti quella fronda di ciliegio"
Giacomo Puccini 5:38
13 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. "Or vienmi ad adornar"
Giacomo Puccini 5:34
14 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene I. Coro a bocca chiusa
Giacomo Puccini 3:04
CD 3: Act two
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene II. Intermezzo
Giacomo Puccini 6:14
2 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene II. (Fischi d'uccelli dal giardino)
Giacomo Puccini 1:50
3 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene II. "Già il sole!"
Giacomo Puccini 2:32
4 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene II. "Chi sia?"
Giacomo Puccini 2:34
5 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene II. "lo so che alle pene"
Giacomo Puccini 2:10
6 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene II. "Non ve l'avevo detto?"
Giacomo Puccini 1:55
7 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene II. "Addio fiorito asil"
Giacomo Puccini 3:11
8 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene II. "Suzuki? Suzuki? Dove sei?"
Giacomo Puccini 1:55
9 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene II. "Tu, Suzuki, che sei tanto buona"
Giacomo Puccini 5:45
10 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene II. "Come una mosca prigioniera"
Giacomo Puccini 2:43
11 Madama Butterfly: Act II, Scene II. "Con onor muore chi non può serbar vita con onore"
Giacomo Puccini 5:34

Credits

CD 1: Act one

assistant producer:
Michael Woolcock (producer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–16)
baritone vocals:
Robert Kerns (tracks 3–5)
choir vocals:
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–16)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1974-01) (tracks 1–16)
lyricist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 3, 15)
Luigi Illica (tracks 3, 15)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (tracks 14–15)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1974-01) (tracks 1–16)
producer:
Christopher Raeburn (1974-01) (tracks 1–16)
recording engineer:
Jack Law (engineer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–16)
James Lock (engineer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–16)
Gordon Parry (engineer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–16)
soprano vocals:
Mirella Freni (tracks 14–16)
tenor vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (tracks 3–5, 14–16)
Michel Sénéchal (track 4)
publisher:
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1974-01) (tracks 1–16)
compiled in:
part of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto I (tracks 1–16)
recording of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Ed è bella la sposa?” (Sharpless, Goro, Pinkerton) (track 4)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Bimba, bimba, non piangere” (Pinkerton, Coro, Butterfly) (1974-01) (track 14)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Cio‐Cio‐san!” (Il Bonzo, Goro, Coro) (1974-01) (track 13)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Dovunque al mondo” (Pinkerton, Sharpless) (1974-01) (track 3)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “E soffitto… E pareti…” (Pinkerton, Goro) (1974-01) (track 1)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Ecco! Son giunte al sommo del pendìo” (Goro, La Amiche di Butterfly, Butterfly) (1974-01) (track 6)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Gran ventura” (Butterfly, Amiche, Pinkerton) (1974-01) (track 7)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Ieri son salita tutta sola” (Butterfly, Pinkerton) (1974-01) (track 10)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “L’Imperial Commissario” (Goro, Pinkerton, Parenti, Amici, Butterfly, La Madre) (1974-01) (track 8)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “O Kami! O Kami!” (Coro, Pinkerton, Il Bonzo, et al) (1974-01) (track 12)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Sorride Vostro Onore?” (Suzuki, Pinkerton, Goro) (1974-01) (track 2)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Tutti zitti!” (Goro, Il Commissario Imperiale) (1974-01) (track 11)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Viene la sera” (Pinkerton, Butterfly, Suzuki) (1974-01) (track 15)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Vieni, amor mio!” (Pinkerton, Butterfly) (1974-01) (track 9)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Vogliatemi bene, un bene piccolino” (Butterfly, Pinkerton) (1974-01) (track 16)

CD 2: Act two

assistant producer:
Michael Woolcock (producer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–14)
choir vocals:
chorus master:
Norbert Balatsch (baritone, chorus master and conductor) (track 14)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–3, 6, 8–14)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1974-01) (tracks 1–14)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 2, 9, 12)
Luigi Illica (tracks 2, 9, 12)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1974-01) (tracks 1–14)
producer:
Christopher Raeburn (1974-01) (tracks 1–14)
recording engineer:
Jack Law (engineer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–14)
James Lock (engineer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–14)
Gordon Parry (engineer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–14)
soprano vocals:
Mirella Freni (track 2)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1974-01) (tracks 1–14)
compiled in:
is the basis for:
Tornerai (track 14)
later translated versions:
Kādā jaukā dienā (from opera "Madama Butterfly") (track 2)
part of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto II (tracks 1–3, 6, 8–14)
recording of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto II. Coro a bocca chiusa (Humming Chorus) (1974-01) (track 14)

CD 3: Act two

assistant producer:
Michael Woolcock (producer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–11)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1974-01) (tracks 1–11)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1974-01) (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Christopher Raeburn (1974-01) (tracks 1–11)
recording engineer:
Jack Law (engineer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–11)
James Lock (engineer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–11)
Gordon Parry (engineer) (1974-01) (tracks 1–11)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1974-01) (tracks 1–11)
compiled in:

Release

manufactured in: Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany
printed in: Germany
baritone vocals: Robert Kerns
choir vocals: Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
mezzo-soprano vocals: Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano)
soprano vocals: Mirella Freni
tenor vocals: Luciano Pavarotti
copyrighted by: The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1987 –)
manufactured by: PolyGram
phonographic copyright by: The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1974 –)
ASIN: UK: B0000041S8 [info]