Annotation

Cast
Mimì: Mirella Freni
Musetta: Elizabeth Harwood
Rodolfo: Luciano Pavarotti
Marcello: Rolando Panerai
Schaunard: Gianni Maffeo
Colline: Nicolai Ghiaurov
Parpignol: Gernot Pietsch
Benoit, Alcindoro: Michel Sénéchal
Doganiere: Hans-Dietrich Pohl
Sergente dei doganieri: Hans-Dieter Appelt

Venditori ambulanti, monelli, uomini, donne, studenti, clienti, borghesi, bambini, lavoranti, lavoratrici, fanciulli, fanciulle, madri, ragazze, spazzini, lattivendole, carretieri, contadinelle: Schöneberger Sängerknaben, Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin

Recording location: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, October 1972

Annotation last modified on 2012-02-17 12:28 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La bohème: Quadro I. “Questo mar rosso” (Marcello) Giacomo Puccini 4:32
2 La bohème: Quadro I. “Pensier profondo!” (Colline) Giacomo Puccini 1:17
3 La bohème: Quadro I. “Legna!” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 3:44
4 La bohème: Quadro I. “Si può?” (Benoit) Giacomo Puccini 5:19
5 La bohème: Quadro I. “Io resto” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 1:09
6 La bohème: Quadro I. “Chi è là?” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 1:11
7 La bohème: Quadro I. “Si sente meglio?” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 2:43
8 La bohème: Quadro I. “Che gelida manina” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 4:38
9 La bohème: Quadro I. “Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì” (Mimì) Giacomo Puccini 6:00
10 La bohème: Quadro I. “O soave fanciulla” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 4:21
11 La bohème: Quadro II. “Aranci, ninnoli! Caldi i marroni e caramelle!” (Monelli) Giacomo Puccini 2:53
12 La bohème: Quadro II. “Chi guardi?” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 3:08
13 La bohème: Quadro II. “Viva Parpignol! Parpignol! Parpignol!” (fanciulli, fanciulle) Giacomo Puccini 2:21
14 La bohème: Quadro II. “Oh! ... Essa! ... Musetta!” (Rodolfo, Schaunard, Colline, Marcello) Giacomo Puccini 3:30
15 La bohème: Quadro II. “Quando men vo” (Musetta) Giacomo Puccini 5:22
16 La bohème: Quadro II. “Chi l’ha richiesto?” (Colline) Giacomo Puccini 2:27
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La bohème: Quadro III. “Ohè là, le guardie! Aprite!” (Spazzini) Giacomo Puccini 4:20
2 La bohème: Quadro III. “Sa dirmi, scusi, qual’è l’osteria” (Mimì) Giacomo Puccini 1:02
3 La bohème: Quadro III. “Mimì!” (Marcello) Giacomo Puccini 5:05
4 La bohème: Quadro III. “Marcello. Finalmente!” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 1:18
5 La bohème: Quadro III. “Mimì è una civetta” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 1:27
6 La bohème: Quadro III. “Mimì è tanto malata!” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 3:21
7 La bohème: Quadro III. “Donde lieta uscì al tuo grido” (Mimì) Giacomo Puccini 3:23
8 La bohème: Quadro III. “Dunque è proprio finita!” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 6:16
9 La bohème: Quadro IV. “In un coupé?” (Marcello) Giacomo Puccini 1:44
10 La bohème: Quadro IV. “O Mimì, tu più non torni” (Rodolfo) Giacomo Puccini 5:28
11 La bohème: Quadro IV. “Si sgombrino le sale!” (Marcello) Giacomo Puccini 1:40
12 La bohème: Quadro IV. “C’è Mimì ... c’è Mimì che mi segue” (Musetta) Giacomo Puccini 6:09
13 La bohème: Quadro IV. “Vecchia zimarra, senti” (Colline) Giacomo Puccini 2:32
14 La bohème: Quadro IV. “Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire” (Mimì) Giacomo Puccini 5:59
15 La bohème: Quadro IV. “Che avvien?” (Schaunard) Giacomo Puccini 6:02

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals [Marcello]:
Rolando Panerai (baritone) (1972-10) (tracks 1–6, 11–16)
baritone vocals [Schaunard]:
Gianni Maffeo (baritone) (1972-10) (tracks 3–5, 11–16)
bass vocals [Alcindoro]:
Michel Sénéchal (tenor) (1972-10) (tracks 14–15)
bass vocals [Benoit]:
Michel Sénéchal (tenor) (1972-10) (track 4)
bass vocals [Colline]:
Nicolaï Ghiaurov (operatic bass) (1972-10) (tracks 1–6, 11–16)
choir vocals:
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin (1972-10) (tracks 1–7, 9, 11–16)
Schöneberger Sängerknaben (1972-10) (tracks 1–7, 9, 11–16)
chorus master:
Walter Hagen-Groll (chorus master) (1972-10) (tracks 1–7, 9, 11–16)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–7, 9, 11–16)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (tracks 8, 10)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1972-10) (tracks 1–16)
engineer:
James Lock (engineer) (tracks 1–16)
Colin Moorfoot (engineer) (tracks 1–16)
Gordon Parry (engineer) (tracks 1–16)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 1–9, 11–16)
Luigi Illica (tracks 1–16)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896) (track 10)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1972-10) (tracks 1–16)
producer:
James Mallinson (producer) (tracks 1–16)
Ray Minshull (tracks 1–16)
soprano vocals [Mimì]:
Mirella Freni (soprano) (1972-10) (tracks 6–7, 9–16)
soprano vocals [Musetta]:
Elizabeth Harwood (soprano) (1972-10) (tracks 14–16)
tenor vocals [Parpignol]:
Gernot Pietsch (1972-10) (track 12)
tenor vocals [Rodolfo]:
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1972-10) (tracks 1–16)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1973) (tracks 1–16)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1972-10) (tracks 1–16)
arrangements:
La bohème: Atto II. no. 13. “Quando me’n vo’” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Love theme from “La Boheme” (George Greeley adaptation) (track 15)
later translated versions:
part of:
La bohème: Atto II (tracks 13–14)
La bohème: Atto II (number) (tracks 11–12, 15–16)
La bohème: Atto I (tracks 1–10)
recording of:
La bohème: Atto I. “Io resto” (Rodolfo, Marcello) (1972-10) (track 5)
La bohème: Atto I. “Si sente meglio?” (Rodolfo, Mimì) (1972-10) (track 7)
La bohème: Atto II. “Viva Parpignol! Parpignol! Parpignol!” (fanciulli, fanciulle) (1972-10) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

baritone vocals:
Hans-Dietrich Pohl (1972-10) (track 2)
baritone vocals [Doganier]:
Hans-Dietrich Pohl (1972-10) (tracks 1–2)
baritone vocals [Marcello]:
Rolando Panerai (baritone) (1972-10) (tracks 3–6, 8–12, 15)
baritone vocals [Schaunard]:
Gianni Maffeo (baritone) (1972-10) (tracks 10–12, 15)
bass vocals:
Hans-Dieter Appelt (1972-10) (track 2)
bass vocals [Colline]:
Nicolaï Ghiaurov (operatic bass) (1972-10) (tracks 10–13, 15)
choir vocals:
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin (1972-10) (tracks 1–15)
Schöneberger Sängerknaben (1972-10) (tracks 1–15)
chorus master:
Walter Hagen-Groll (chorus master) (1972-10) (tracks 1–15)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–15)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1972-10) (tracks 1–15)
engineer:
James Lock (engineer) (tracks 1–15)
Colin Moorfoot (engineer) (tracks 1–15)
Gordon Parry (engineer) (tracks 1–15)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 1–15)
Luigi Illica (tracks 1–15)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1972-10) (tracks 1–15)
producer:
James Mallinson (producer) (tracks 1–15)
Ray Minshull (tracks 1–15)
solo baritone vocals [Schaunard]:
Gianni Maffeo (baritone) (1972-10) (track 13)
soprano vocals [Mimì]:
Mirella Freni (soprano) (1972-10) (tracks 2–4, 6–8, 12, 14–15)
soprano vocals [Musetta]:
Elizabeth Harwood (soprano) (1972-10) (tracks 1, 8, 12, 15)
tenor vocals [Rodolfo]:
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1972-10) (tracks 4–6, 8–12, 14–15)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1973) (tracks 1–15)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1972-10) (tracks 1–15)
later translated versions:
part of:
La bohème: Atto III (tracks 1–6, 8)
La bohème: Atto III (number) (track 7)
La bohème: Atto IV (tracks 9–15)
recording of:

Release

ASIN:UK: B0000041TD [info]