Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Madama Butterfly: Orchestra Opening
Giacomo Puccini 1:01
2 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “E soffito e pareti”
Giacomo Puccini 5:02
3 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Dovunque al mondo lo Yankee”
Giacomo Puccini 3:53
4 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Amore o grillo”
Giacomo Puccini 3:22
5 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Ancora un passo or via” (Butterfly's Entrance)
Giacomo Puccini 2:50
6 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Gran ventura”
Giacomo Puccini 3:04
7 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “L'Imperial Commissario”
Giacomo Puccini 2:48
8 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Vieni, amor mio!”
Giacomo Puccini 2:22
9 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Ieri son salita tutta sola”
Giacomo Puccini 1:39
10 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Tutti zitti!”
Giacomo Puccini 1:14
11 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Madama Butterfly”
Giacomo Puccini 2:04
12 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Cio-Cio-San!”
Giacomo Puccini 2:20
13 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Bimba, bimba, non piangere”
Giacomo Puccini 4:47
14 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Bimba dagli occhi”
Giacomo Puccini 3:24
15 Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Vogliatemi bene”
Giacomo Puccini 6:40
16 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “E Izaghi ed Izanami”
Giacomo Puccini 6:24
17 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Un bel di vedremo”
Giacomo Puccini 4:06
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “C'e, Entrate.”
Giacomo Puccini 3:55
2 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Yamadori, ancor le pene”
Giacomo Puccini 4:19
3 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Ora a noi”
Giacomo Puccini 2:31
4 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Due cose potrei far”
Giacomo Puccini 1:48
5 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Ah! M'ha scordata?”
Giacomo Puccini 4:56
6 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Io scendo al piano”
Giacomo Puccini 3:09
7 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Il cannone del porto!”
Giacomo Puccini 3:11
8 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Tutti i fior?” (Flower Duet)
Giacomo Puccini 3:22
9 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Or vienmi ad adornar”
Giacomo Puccini 4:26
10 Madama Butterfly: Atto II. Coro a bocca chiusa
Giacomo Puccini 2:27
11 Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Oh eh! Oh eh!”
Giacomo Puccini 7:09
12 Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Gia il sole!”
Giacomo Puccini 4:23
13 Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Io so che alle sue pene”
Giacomo Puccini 3:41
14 Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Addio, fiorito asil”
Giacomo Puccini 2:51
15 Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Suzuki, Suzuki!”
Giacomo Puccini 5:15
16 Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Come una mosca”
Giacomo Puccini 2:27
17 Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Con onor muore…” (Death of Butterfly)
Giacomo Puccini 4:13

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Renato Cesari (tracks 3–5)
choir vocals:
chorus master:
Giuseppe Conca (tracks 5, 14)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–17)
conductor:
Erich Leinsdorf (1957-07) (tracks 1–17)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 5, 17)
Luigi Illica (tracks 5, 17)
lyricist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 3–4, 14)
Luigi Illica (tracks 3–4, 14)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (1957-07) (tracks 1–17)
producer:
Richard Mohr (producer) (tracks 1–17)
recorded by:
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1957-07) (tracks 1–17)
soprano vocals:
Anna Moffo (soprano) (tracks 5, 13–15)
Anna Moffo (soprano) (1957-07) (track 17)
tenor vocals:
Cesare Valletti (tracks 3–4, 13–15)
recorded at:
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma in Rome, Roma, Italy (1957-07) (tracks 1–17)
later translated versions:
Kādā jaukā dienā (from opera "Madama Butterfly") (track 17)
part of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto II (tracks 16–17)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I (tracks 1–9, 9–15)
recording of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. Introduction (Orchestra) (1957-07) (track 1)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Amore o grillo” (Pinkerton, Sharpless) (1957-07) (track 4)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Ancora un passo or via” (La Amiche, Butterfly, Sharpless) (1957-07) (track 5)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Bimba dagli occhi pieni di malìa” (Butterfly, Pinkerton) (1957-07) (track 14)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Bimba, bimba, non piangere” (Pinkerton, Coro, Butterfly) (1957-07) (track 13)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Cio‐cio‐san!” (Il Bonzo, Goro, Coro) (1957-07) (track 12)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Dovunque al mondo” (Pinkerton, Sharpless) (1957-07) (track 3)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “E soffitto… E pareti…” (Pinkerton, Goro) (1957-07) (track 2)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Gran ventura” (Butterfly, Amiche, Pinkerton) (1957-07) (track 6)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Ieri son salita tutta sola” (Butterfly, Pinkerton) (1957-07) (track 9)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “L’Imperial Commissario” (Goro, Pinkerton, Parenti, Amici, Butterfly, La Madre) (1957-07) (track 7)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Madama Butterfly” (Amiche, Butterfly) (1957-07) (track 11)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Tutti zitti!” (Goro, Il Commissario Imperiale) (1957-07) (track 10)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Vieni, amor mio!” (Pinkerton, Butterfly) (1957-07) (track 8)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Vogliatemi bene, un bene piccolino” (Butterfly, Pinkerton) (1957-07) (track 15)
Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Un bel dì, vedremo” (Butterfly) (1957-07) (track 17)

CD 2

baritone vocals:
Renato Cesari (track 3)
choir vocals:
chorus master:
Giuseppe Conca (track 10)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–17)
conductor:
Erich Leinsdorf (1957-07) (tracks 1–17)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 4, 17)
Luigi Illica (tracks 4, 17)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Rosalind Elias (tracks 7–8, 16)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (1957-07) (tracks 1–17)
producer:
Richard Mohr (producer) (tracks 1–17)
recorded by:
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1957-07) (tracks 1–17)
soprano vocals:
Anna Moffo (soprano) (tracks 3, 7, 16–17)
recorded at:
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma in Rome, Roma, Italy (1957-07) (tracks 1–17)
is the basis for:
Tornerai (track 10)
part of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto II (tracks 1–10)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III (tracks 11–17)
parts:
Madama Butterfly: Act III. Introduction (part of Act III. "Oh eh! Oh eh!") (track 11)
recording of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto II. Coro a bocca chiusa (Humming Chorus) (1957-07) (track 10)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III. "Addio, fiorito asil" (Pinkerton) (1957-07) (track 14)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III. "Già il sole!" (Suzuki) (1957-07) (track 12)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III. "Io so che alle sue pene" (Sharpless, Suzuki, Pinkerton) (1957-07) (track 13)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III. "Oh eh! Oh eh!" (Sailors) (1957-07) (track 11)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Con onor muore” (Butterfly) (1957-07) (track 17)

Release

additional producer: John Pfeiffer (producer and engineer)
copyrighted by: BMG Music (not for release label use!) (1988)
part of: The RCA Victor Opera Series (Release) (number: 4145-2-RG)
ASIN: US: B000003EN5 [info]