Annotation

Cast
Floria Tosca: Maria Callas
Mario Cavaradossi: Giuseppe di Stefano
Il barone Scarpia: Tito Gobbi
Cesare Angelotti: Franco Calabrese
Spoletta: Angelo Mercuriali
Sagrestano: Melchiorre Luise
Sciarrone / Un carceriere: Dario Caselli
Un pastore: Alvaro Cordova

Recorded: 10-14, 16, 18-21.VIII.1953, Teatro alla Scala, Milano


"Product Description
Third EMI Classics (1997) 2CD set of the historically-acclaimed 1953 La Scala performance. Its immortal cast includes Maria Callas, Giuseppe di Stefano, Tito Gobbi, and others, under the direction of Victor de Sabata. More than 50 years after the release of the original 1953 LP recording, this performance of Puccini's masterpiece still has no rivals."

Annotation last modified on 2014-09-27 12:00 UTC.

Tracklist

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CD 1
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1Tosca: Act I. "Ah! Finalmente!" (Angelotti, Cavaradossi)
bass vocals [Angelotti]:
Franco Calabrese (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
bass vocals [Sagrestano]:
Melchiorre Luise (bass-baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena I. “Ah! Finalmente!” (Angelotti) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena II. “E sempre lava!” (Sagrestano, Cavaradossi) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
Giacomo Puccini5:30
2Tosca: Act I. "Dammi i colori! ... Recondita armonia" (Cavaradossi)
bass vocals [Sagrestano]:
Melchiorre Luise (bass-baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena III. “Recondita armonia” (Cavaradossi, Sagrestano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (from 1896 until 1899)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (from 1896 until 1899) and Luigi Illica (from 1896 until 1899)
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
Giacomo Puccini4:21
3Tosca: Act I. "Gente là dentro!" (Cavaradossi, Angelotti, Tosca)
bass vocals [Angelotti]:
Franco Calabrese (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena IV. “Gente là dentro!” (Cavaradossi, Angelotti, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
Giacomo Puccini1:09
4Tosca: Act I. "Mario!" (Tosca, Cavaradossi)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
partial recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena IV–V. “Mario! Mario! Mario!” (Tosca, Cavaradossi) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena V. “Non la sospiri la nostra casetta” (Tosca, Cavaradossi) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena V. “Ora stammi a sentir” (Tosca, Cavaradossi) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
Giacomo Puccini6:56
5Tosca: Act I. "Ah, quegli occhi ... Quale occhio al mondo può di paro" (Tosca, Cavaradossi)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena V. “Ah, quegli occhi!…” – “Quale occhio al mondo” (Tosca, Cavaradossi) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
Giacomo Puccini5:04
6Tosca: Act I. "È buona la mia Tosca" (Cavaradossi, Angelotti)
baritone vocals [Sagrestano]:
Melchiorre Luise (bass-baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
bass vocals [Angelotti]:
Franco Calabrese (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
choir vocals:
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena VI. “È buona la mia Tosca” (Cavaradossi, Angelotti) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena VII. “Sommo giubilo, Eccellenza!” (Sagrestano, Coro) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
Giacomo Puccini4:56
7Tosca: Act I. "Un tal baccano in chiesa!" (Scarpia)
baritone vocals [Sagrestano]:
Melchiorre Luise (bass-baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Spoletta]:
Angelo Mercuriali (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena VIII. “Un tal baccano in chiesa!” (Scarpia, Sagrestano, Spoletta) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
Giacomo Puccini3:22
8Tosca: Act I. "Tutto è chiaro ... Tosca? Che non mi veda ... Mario ! Mario !" (Scarpia, Tosca)
baritone vocals [Sagrestano]:
Melchiorre Luise (bass-baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena VIII. “Or tutto è chiaro” (Scarpia, Tosca, Sagrestano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
Giacomo Puccini3:02
9Tosca: Act I. "Ed io venivo a lui tutta dogliosa" (Tosca, Scarpia)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena IX. “Ed io venivo a lui tutta dogliosa” (Tosca, Scarpia) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
Giacomo Puccini3:55
10Tosca: Act I. "Tre sbirri, una carrozza" (Scarpia)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
choir vocals:
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Spoletta]:
Angelo Mercuriali (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto I, Scena IX. “Tre sbirri… una carrozza…” (Scarpia, Spoletta, Coro) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
publisher:
Casa Ricordi BMG S.p.A.
part of:
Tosca: Atto I
Giacomo Puccini4:12
CD 2
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1Tosca: Act II. "Tosca è un buon falco" (Scarpia)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
bass vocals [Sciarrone]:
Dario Caselli (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, scena 1. “Tosca è un buon falco!” … “Ella verrà” (Scarpia, Sciarrone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini3:05
2Tosca: Act II. "Ha più forte" (Scarpia)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
bass vocals [Sciarrone]:
Dario Caselli (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Spoletta]:
Angelo Mercuriali (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, scena 1. “Ha più forte sapore” (Scarpia, Sciarrone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, scena 2. “O galantuomo, come andò la caccia?” (Scarpia, Spoletta) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini2:17
3Tosca: Act II. "Meno male!" (Scarpia, Cavaradossi)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Spoletta]:
Angelo Mercuriali (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, scena 2. “Meno male!” – “Egli è là” – “Tal violenza” (Scarpia, Spoletta, Cavaradossi) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini3:15
4Tosca: Act II. "Dov'è dunque Angelotti?" (Scarpia, Cavaradossi, Tosca)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Spoletta]:
Angelo Mercuriali (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena III. “Ov’è Angelotti?” (Scarpia, Cavaradossi, Spoletta, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini2:00
5Tosca: Act II. "Ed or fra noi parliam da buoni amici" (Scarpia, Tosca, Cavaradossi)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
bass vocals [Sciarrone]:
Dario Caselli (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena IV. “Ed or fra noi parliam da buoni amici” (Scarpia, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena IV. “Sciarrone, che dice il Cavalier?” (Scarpia, Sciarrone, Tosca, Cavaradossi) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini3:58
6Tosca: Act II. "Orsù, Tosca, parlate" (Scarpia, Tosca, Cavaradossi)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
bass vocals [Sciarrone]:
Dario Caselli (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Spoletta]:
Angelo Mercuriali (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
partial recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena IV. “Orsù, Tosca, parlate” (Scarpia, Tosca, Cavaradossi, Spoletta, Sciarrone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini3:00
7Tosca: Act II. "Basta, Roberti" (Scarpia, Tosca, Cavaradossi)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
bass vocals [Sciarrone]:
Dario Caselli (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Spoletta]:
Angelo Mercuriali (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena 4. “Floria!” … “Amore” (Cavaradossi, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
partial recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena IV. “Orsù, Tosca, parlate” (Scarpia, Tosca, Cavaradossi, Spoletta, Sciarrone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini1:27
8Tosca: Act II. "Nel pozzo ... Del giardino" (Scarpia, Cavaradossi, Tosca)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
bass vocals [Sciarrone]:
Dario Caselli (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena IV. “Nel pozzo del giardino! Va, Spoletta!” (Tosca, Scarpia, Sciarrone, Cavaradossi) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena IV. “Vittoria! Vittoria!” (Cavaradossi, Tosca, Scarpia) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena V. "Quanto?" (Tosca, Scarpia) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini3:49
9Tosca: Act II. "Se la giurata" (Scarpia, Tosca)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena V. “Se la giurata fede debbo tradir” (Scarpia, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini3:36
10Tosca: Act II. "Vissi d'arte" (Tosca)
sound engineer:
Robert Beckett (classical recording engineer, EMI mainly)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena V. “Vissi d’arte” (Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini3:12
11Tosca: Act II. "Vedi, ecco, vedi" (Tosca, Scarpia)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Spoletta]:
Angelo Mercuriali (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena V. “Chi è là?” (Scarpia, Spoletta, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena V. “Io tenni la promessa” (Scarpia, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena V. “Vedi, le man giunte io stendo a te!” (Tosca, Scarpia) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini3:40
12Tosca: Act II. "E qual via scegliete?" (Scarpia, Tosca)
baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
Tito Gobbi (baritone) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, scena 5. “E qual via scegliete?” – “Tosca, finalmente mia” (Scarpia, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini6:26
13Tosca: Act III. "Io de' sospiri"
treble vocals [Un Pastore]:
Alvaro Cordova (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto III, Scena I. “Io de’ sospiri” (Un pastore) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto III
Giacomo Puccini5:35
14Tosca: Act III. "Mario Cavaradossi? (Cavaradossi)
bass vocals [Carceriere]:
Dario Caselli (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto III, Scena II. “Mario Cavaradossi? A voi” (Carceriere, Cavaradossi) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto III
Giacomo Puccini3:03
15Tosca: Act III. "E lucevan le stelle (Cavaradossi)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto III, Scena II. “E lucevan le stelle” (Cavaradossi) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (from 1896 until 1899)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (from 1896 until 1899) and Luigi Illica (from 1896 until 1899)
part of:
Tosca: Atto III
Giacomo Puccini3:47
16Tosca: Act III. "Ah! Franchigia a Floria Tosca" (Cavaradossi, Tosca)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto III, Scena III. “Franchigia a Floria Tosca” (Cavaradossi, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto III
Giacomo Puccini2:33
17Tosca: Act III. "O dolci mani" (Cavaradossi, Tosca)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto III, Scena III. “O dolci mani” (Cavaradossi, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto III
Giacomo Puccini4:52
18Tosca: Act III. "E non giungono (Tosca, Cavaradossi)
bass vocals [Carceriere]:
Dario Caselli (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto III, Scena III. “E non giungono” (Cavaradossi, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto III
recording of:
Tosca: Atto III, Scena IV. “L’ora!” (Carceriere, Cavaradossi, Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
part of:
Tosca: Atto III
Giacomo Puccini2:25
19Tosca: Act III. "Com'è lunga l'attesa!" (Tosca)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto III, Scena IV. “Com’è lunga l’attesa!” (Tosca) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto III
Giacomo Puccini2:15
20Tosca: Act III. "Presto! su, Mario! Andiamo! Andiamo!, Su!" (Tosca)
bass vocals [Sciarrone]:
Dario Caselli (operatic bass) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
soprano vocals [Tosca]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
tenor vocals [Spoletta]:
Angelo Mercuriali (tenor) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto III, Scena IV. “Presto, su! Mario! Mario!” (Tosca, Voci confuse, Sciarrone, Spoletta) (from 1953-08-10 until 1953-08-21)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto III
Giacomo Puccini1:15