Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Un bel di vedremo
Giacomo Puccini 4:44
2 O soave fanciulla
Giacomo Puccini 4:13
3 Come per me sereno
Vincenzo Bellini 6:18
4 E il sol dell'anima
Giuseppe Verdi 5:13
5 Caro nome
Giuseppe Verdi 7:36
6 Libiamo, ne' lieti calici
Giuseppe Verdi 3:15
7 Non sai tu che se l'anima mia
Giuseppe Verdi 8:01
8 Tacea la notte placida
Giuseppe Verdi 6:06
9 Non la sospiri, la nostra casetta
Giacomo Puccini 2:32
10 Qual fiamma avea nel guardo!
Ruggero Leoncavallo 4:44
11 Vogliatemi bene, un bene piccolino
Giacomo Puccini 7:23
12 O terra, addio
Giuseppe Verdi 4:58
13 Regnava nel silenzio
Gaetano Donizetti 8:06
14 Verranno a te sull'aure
Gaetano Donizetti 5:00
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix
Camille Saint‐Saëns 5:23
2 L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
Georges Bizet 4:51
3 Werther! Qui m'aurait dit
Jules Massenet 7:06
4 D'amour l'ardente flamme
Hector Berlioz 8:16
5 Tu che di gel sei cinta
Giacomo Puccini 2:49
6 O don fatale
Giuseppe Verdi 4:45
7 Mira, o Norma.. Si, fino all'ore estreme
Vincenzo Bellini 7:33
8 Suicidio!
Amilcare Ponchielli 4:19
9 L'altra notte in fondo al mare
Arrigo Boito 7:31
10 Voi lo sapete, o mamma
Pietro Mascagni 4:26
11 Poveri fiori
Francesco Cilea 3:18
12 Oh, saro la piu bella
Giacomo Puccini 8:24
13 Pace, pace, mio Dio
Giuseppe Verdi 6:24

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (track 3)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (tracks 13–14)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (track 10)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1, 9, 11)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 5–8, 12)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1850) (track 4)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (track 2)
librettist:
Ruggero Leoncavallo (track 10)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (track 8)
Antonio Ghislanzoni (track 12)
Giuseppe Giacosa (track 1)
Luigi Illica (tracks 1–2)
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 5–6)
Felice Romani (track 3)
Antonio Somma (track 7)
Francesco Maria Piave (1850) (track 4)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896) (track 2)
vocals:
Maria Callas (tracks 1–14)
later translated versions:
Kādā jaukā dienā (from opera "Madama Butterfly") (track 1)
part of:
Pagliacci: Atto I (track 10)
Tosca: Atto I (track 9)
Aida: Atto Quarto (track 12)
Lucia di Lammermoor: Atto I (tracks 13–14)
La bohème: Atto I (track 2)
Rigoletto: Atto I (tracks 4–5)
recording of:

CD 2

composer:
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (track 7)
Hector Berlioz (track 4)
Georges Bizet (track 2)
Arrigo Boito (track 9)
Francesco Cilea (track 11)
Pietro Mascagni (track 10)
Jules Massenet (track 3)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 5, 12)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 6, 13)
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (– 1831) (track 7)
conductor:
Georges Prêtre (track 3)
librettist:
Arrigo Boito (tracks 8–9)
Arturo Colautti (track 11)
Ludovic Halévy (track 2)
Henri Meilhac (track 2)
Guido Menasci (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (track 10)
Felice Romani (track 7)
Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (track 10)
lyricist:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 5)
Felice Romani (– 1831) (track 7)
orchestra:
soprano vocals:
Maria Callas (track 3)
vocals:
Maria Callas (tracks 1–13)
arrangements:
"Mon cœur s'ouvre a ta voix" (Samson et Dalila) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix (for cello and piano, Papin) (track 1)
is based on:
El arreglito (track 2)
is the basis for:
Chains of Love (Disney song based on the melody of the Habanera from Carmen) (track 2)
Señorita (track 2)
later translated versions:
Habanera de Carmen (track 2)
later versions:
part of:
Norma: Atto II (tracks 7, 7)
Turandot: Atto III (track 5)
Werther: Acte III (track 3)
Carmen : Acte I (track 2)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track 2)

Release

ASIN: CA: B00005Q2SO [info]