Annotation

I think you bought/buy this every week or month attached to a slim A4 magazine (frequently later recycled) about the release. On balance it's a cd with attached (barcoded!) magazine rather than the other way round and as such have designated it an Official release.

Annotation last modified on 2018-02-09 06:06 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Madam Butterfly: Act I. “Quanto cielo!” (Butterfly’s Song of Happiness)
3:49
2 Madam Butterfly: Act I. “Bimba dagli occhi” (Love Duet)
11:39
3 Madam Butterfly: Act II. “Un bel dì vedremo” (Butterfly Dreams of Pinkerton’s Return)
4:41
4 Madam Butterfly: Act II. “E questo? E questo?” (A Song for Her Son)
5:18
5 Madam Butterfly: Act II. “Scuoti quella fronda di ciliegio” (Flower Duet)
5:22
6 Madam Butterfly: Act II. Coro a bocca chiusa (The Humming Chorus)
3:25
7 Madam Butterfly: Act III. “Verrà, verrà” (A Song of Hope)
2:02
8 Madam Butterfly: Act III. “Addio, fiorito asil” (Farewell)
18:12

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Rolando Panerai (baritone) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (tracks 1, 4)
choir vocals:
Coro del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (tracks 1, 6)
chorus master:
Gianni Lazzari (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (tracks 1, 6)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–3, 3–4, 4, 4–8, 8, 8, 8)
conductor:
Francesco Molinari‐Pradelli (conductor) (1965) (track 3)
Sir John Barbirolli (conductor and cellist) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (tracks 1–8)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 1, 3, 3–4, 4–5, 8)
Luigi Illica (tracks 1, 3, 3–4, 4–5, 8)
lyricist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (track 2)
Luigi Illica (track 2)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (tracks 1–8)
soprano vocals:
Renata Scotto (soprano) (1965) (track 3)
Renata Scotto (soprano) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (tracks 1, 4)
soprano vocals [Butterfly]:
Renata Scotto (soprano) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1967) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Teatro dell’Opera di Roma in Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italy (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (tracks 1–8)
compilation of:
is the basis for:
Tornerai (track 6)
later translated versions:
Kādā jaukā dienā (from opera "Madama Butterfly") (tracks 3, 3)
part of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto II (tracks 3, 3–4, 4, 4–6)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III (tracks 7–8, 8, 8, 8)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I (tracks 1–2)
recording of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Ancora un passo or via” (La amiche, Butterfly, Sharpless) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (track 1)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Bimba dagli occhi pieni di malìa” (Butterfly, Pinkerton) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (track 2)
Madama Butterfly: Atto II. Coro a bocca chiusa (Humming Chorus) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (track 6)
Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Un bel dì, vedremo” (Butterfly) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (track 3)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Già il sole!” (Suzuki) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (track 7)
Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “E questo? E questo?” (Butterfly) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (track 4)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Addio, fiorito asil” (Pinkerton, Sharpless) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (track 8)
Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Che tua madre dovrà” (Butterfly) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (tracks 4, 4)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Glielo dirai?” (Kate, Suzuki) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (track 8)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Come una mosca prigioniera” (Suzuki, Butterfly) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (track 8)
Madama Butterfly: Atto III. “Con onor muore” (Butterfly, Pinkerton) (1966-08-16 – 1966-08-27) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Comedy in Music, Part II (tracks 3, 3)

Release

copyrighted by:Fabbri Publishing Limited (not for release label use! copyrights use only) (1991)
part of:Discovering Opera (a series by Fabbri Publishing Limited) (number: 5)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/3476424 [info]