Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Questa o quella
1:48
2 Che gelida manina
4:21
3 Recondita armonia
2:58
4 E lucevan le stelle
2:53
5 Addio, fiorito asil
1:52
6 Come un bel di di maggio
3:18
7 A te, o cara
3:06
8 Di rigori armato il seno
2:10
9 Amor ti vieta
1:52
10 Ch'ella mi creda
2:01
11 Cielo e mar
4:36
12 La dolcissima effigie
2:13
13 Musetta! - Tesa adorata
3:07
14 Tombe degli avi miei - Dra poco a me ricovero
6:54
15 Pourqoui me reveiller
3:06
16 La fleur que tu m'avais jetee
4:20
17 Pour mon ame
2:15
18 Di quella pira
3:22
19 The Pearl Fishers Duet
6:17

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Jean-Marie Geijsen (1997-07) (tracks 1–17)
composer:
Francesco Cilea (track 12)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (tracks 14, 14)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (track 13)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 5)
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (1835) (track 7)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 1)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1875) (track 16)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1876) (track 11)
Umberto Giordano (Italian opera composer) (1896) (track 6)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (track 2)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896 – 1899) (tracks 3–4)
Umberto Giordano (Italian opera composer) (1898) (track 9)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1909 – 1910) (track 8)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1910) (track 10)
conductor:
Gianandrea Noseda (1997-07) (tracks 1–17)
editor:
Rico Yntema (1997-07) (tracks 1–17)
librettist:
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (track 14)
Arturo Colautti (tracks 9, 12)
Giuseppe Giacosa (track 2)
Luigi Illica (track 2)
Francesco Maria Piave (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 1)
Ludovic Halévy (1875) (track 16)
Henri Meilhac (1875) (track 16)
Arrigo Boito (1876) (track 11)
Luigi Illica (1896) (track 6)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896 – 1899) (tracks 3–4)
Luigi Illica (1896 – 1899) (tracks 3–4)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (1997-07) (tracks 1–17)
producer:
Anna Barry (1997-07) (tracks 1–17)
recording engineer:
Thijs Hoekstra (1997-07) (tracks 1–17)
tenor vocals:
Andrea Bocelli (1997-07) (tracks 1–17)
premiered at:
Teatro Lirico in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (1902-11-06) (track 12)
recorded at:
Teatro comunale in Florence, Firenze, Toscana, Italy (1997-07) (tracks 1–17)
later translated versions:
Tosca: Aufzug III. "Und es blitzen die Sterne" ("E lucevan le stelle") (track 4)
later versions:
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (track 16)
Fedora: Atto II (track 9)
Rigoletto: Atto I (track 1)
Tosca: Atto I (track 3)
Tosca: Atto III (track 4)
I puritani: Atto I (track 7)
La bohème: Atto I (track 2)
parts:
recording of:
Adriana Lecouvreur (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 4, 16)