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likely this:
http://grigorian.com/webstore/view.php?iid=268165
CA: B000065RMZ
related (same cover): DE: B000025KW8 (Belart; cat: 457 007-2; different barcode: 0028945000725)
yet another (different cover): http://bookshop.blackwell.co.uk/jsp/id/Puccini_Favourites/0028945000725

Annotation last modified on 2012-10-03 03:58 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimi...
6:17
2 La Bohème: O soave fanciulla
4:06
3 Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
2:46
4 La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda
2:27
5 Madame Butterfly: Vogliatemi bene (Love Duet)
8:06
6 Madame Butterfly: Un bel di vedremo
4:57
7 Madame Butterfly: Humming Chorus
3:26
8 Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide
2:30
9 La Rondine: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta
3:28
10 Tosca: Te Deum
4:49
11 Tosca: Vissi d'arte
3:44
12 Tosca: Elucevan le stelle
2:33
13 Suor Angelica: Senza mamma
5:04
14 Turandot: Signore, ascolta!... Non piangere, Liù!...Ah! per l'ultimo volta!
8:00
15 Turandot: Nessun dorma
3:34

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Renato Ercolani (baritone) (track 14)
bass vocals:
Fernando Corena (operatic bass) (track 14)
Nicola Zaccaria (operatic bass) (track 14)
choir vocals:
chorus master:
Bonaventura Somma (1958-07) (track 7)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 7–8, 10)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (track 2)
conductor:
Kurt Herbert Adler (conductor) (tracks 3, 9)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (track 11)
Sir Edward Downes (conductor) (track 4)
Alberto Erede (conductor) (track 14)
Lamberto Gardelli (conductor) (track 12)
Argeo Quadri (track 13)
Nello Santi (conductor) (track 8)
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (tracks 5–6)
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (1958-07) (track 7)
Francesco Molinari‐Pradelli (conductor) (1959) (track 10)
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (1959-08) (track 2)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (track 10)
Luigi Illica (tracks 2, 10)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896) (track 2)
orchestra:
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (track 3)
solo bass-baritone vocals [Scarpia]:
George London (bass-baritone) (1959) (track 10)
solo tenor vocals [Spoletta]:
Piero de Palma (tenor) (1959) (track 10)
soprano vocals:
Maria Chiara (soprano) (track 8)
Leona Mitchell (soprano) (tracks 3, 9)
Joan Sutherland (soprano) (track 11)
Renata Tebaldi (soprano) (tracks 1, 5–6, 14)
Felicia Weathers (soprano) (track 13)
Renata Tebaldi (soprano) (1959-08) (track 2)
tenor vocals:
Carlo Bergonzi (tenor) (track 5)
Mario Carlin (tenor) (track 14)
Bruno Prevedi (tenor) (track 4)
Mario del Monaco (tenor) (track 14)
Giuseppe di Stefano (tenor) (track 15)
Carlo Bergonzi (tenor) (1959-08) (track 2)
vocals:
Maria Chiara (soprano) (track 8)
James McCracken (tenor) (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 10)
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (1958) (track 7)
publisher:
recorded at:
compilation of:
is the basis for:
Tornerai (track 7)
part of:
Tosca: Atto I (track 10)
La bohème: Atto I (track 2)
recording of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto II. Coro a bocca chiusa (Humming Chorus) (1958-07) (track 7)