Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Turandot: Act I. "Popolo di Pekino!" (Mandarin, Crowd, Liù) Giacomo Puccini 2:51
2 Turandot, Act I. "Padre! Mio padre!" Giacomo Puccini 1:28
3 Turandot: Act I. "Perduta la battaglia" (The Unknown Prince [Calaf], Liù, Crowd, Timur) Giacomo Puccini 1:08
4 Turandot: Act I. "Gira la cote! Gira!" (Crowd, Executioner's men) Giacomo Puccini 2:32
5 Turandot: Act I. "Perché tarda la luna?" (Crowd) Giacomo Puccini 3:46
6 Turandot: Act I. "Là, sui monti dell'est" (Boys) Giacomo Puccini 1:12
7 Turandot: Act I. "O giovinetto!" (Crowd, Prince, White Priest) Giacomo Puccini 5:07
8 Turandot: Act I. "Figlio, che fai?" (Timur, Prince, Liù, Crowd) Giacomo Puccini 1:35
9 Turandot: Act I. "Fermo! che fai? T'arresta!" (Ministers [Ping, Pong, Pang], Prince) Giacomo Puccini 1:50
10 Turandot: Act I. "Silenzio, olà!" (Handmaids, Ministers, Prince) Giacomo Puccini 1:19
11 Turandot: Act I. "Guardalo, Pong!" (Ministers, Timur) Giacomo Puccini 0:59
12 Turandot: Act I. "Non indugiare!" (Ghosts, Prince, Ministers, Timur) Giacomo Puccini 2:11
13 Turandot: Act I. "Signore, ascolta!" (Liù) Giacomo Puccini 2:24
14 Turandot: Act I. "Non piangere, Liù!" (Prince, Liù, Timur) Giacomo Puccini 2:15
15 Turandot: Act I. "Ah! per l'ultima volta!" (Timur, Liù, Ministers, Prince, Chorus) Giacomo Puccini 2:24
16 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "Olà, Pang! Olà, Pong!" Giacomo Puccini 1:24
17 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "O Cina, o Cina" Giacomo Puccini 2:07
18 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "Ho una casa nell'Honan" (Ministers) Giacomo Puccini 3:16
19 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "O mondo, pieno di pazzi innamorati!" (Ministers, Chorus) Giacomo Puccini 1:10
20 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "Addio, amore!" Giacomo Puccini 2:51
21 Turandot: Act II, Scene I. "Noi si sogna" (Ministers) Giacomo Puccini 0:24
22 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Gravi, enormi ed imponenti" (Crowd) Giacomo Puccini 4:21
23 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Un giuramento atroce mi costringe" (Emperor, Prince) Giacomo Puccini 3:15
24 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Diecimila anni ai nostro Imperatore!" (Crowd, Mandarin, Boys) Giacomo Puccini 3:03
25 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "In questa reggia" (Turandot, Crowd, Prince) Giacomo Puccini 6:18
26 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Straniero, ascolta! Nella cupa notte" (Turandot, Prince, Wise Men) Giacomo Puccini 2:27
27 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Guizza al pari di fiamma" (Turandot, Emperor, Crowd, Liù, Prince, Wise Men) Giacomo Puccini 2:18
28 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Gelo che ti dà foco" (Turandot, Prince, Wise Men, Crowd) Giacomo Puccini 2:23
29 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Gloria, o vincitore!" (Crowd) Giacomo Puccini 1:00
30 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Figlio del cielo!" (Turandot, Emperor, Crowd, Prince) Giacomo Puccini 2:54
31 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Tre enigmi m'Hai proposto!" (Prince, Emperor) Giacomo Puccini 2:06
32 Turandot: Act II, Scene II. "Ai tuoi piedi ci prostriam" (Crowd) Giacomo Puccini 2:24
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Così comanda Turandot" (Heralds, Distant voices) Giacomo Puccini 3:21
2 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Nessun dorma!" (Prince, Vomen's voices) Giacomo Puccini 2:53
3 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Tu che guardi le stelle" (Ministers, Prince, Women, Crowd, Soldiers) Giacomo Puccini 3:48
4 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Principessa divina!" (Ping, Turandot, Prince, Liù, Crowd) Giacomo Puccini 2:44
5 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Quel nome!" (Ping, Liù, Timur, Prince, Crowd, Turandot) Giacomo Puccini 1:21
6 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "L'amore? ... Tanto amore, segreto e inconfessato" (Turandot, Liù, Ping, Prince, Crowd) Giacomo Puccini 3:19
7 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Tu, che di gel sei cinta" (Liù, Crowd, Prince, Timur, Ping) Giacomo Puccini 5:31
8 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Liù...bontà!" (Timur, Ministers, Crowd) Giacomo Puccini 2:58
9 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Principessa di morte!" (Prince, Turandot) Giacomo Puccini 3:20
10 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Che è mai di me? Perduta!"(Turandot, Prince, Chorus) Giacomo Puccini 3:14
11 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Del primo pianto, si...La mia gloria è il tuo amplesso!" (Turandot, Prince) Giacomo Puccini 5:09
12 Turandot: Act III, Scene I. "Diecimilla anni al nostro Imperatore!" (Crowd, Turandot) Giacomo Puccini 3:26

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Robert Beckett (classical recording engineer, EMI mainly) (tracks 1–14, 16–32)
Robert Beckett (classical recording engineer, EMI mainly) (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (track 15)
baritone vocals:
Mario Borriello (baritone) (tracks 9–12, 15–21)
Giulio Mauri (operatic bass) (track 1)
bass vocals:
Nicola Zaccaria (operatic bass) (tracks 2–3, 8, 11–12, 14–15)
choir vocals:
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (tracks 1–8, 10–12, 22, 24, 26–30, 32)
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 15, 19)
chorus master:
Norberto Mola (chorus master) (tracks 1–8, 10–12, 22, 24, 26–30, 32)
Norberto Mola (chorus master) (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 15, 19)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–32)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–32)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (tracks 1–32)
Renato Simoni (tracks 1–32)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–32)
producer:
Walter Jellinek (British classical producer) (tracks 1–32)
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–32)
soprano vocals:
Maria Callas (soprano) (tracks 25–28, 30)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (tracks 1–3, 8, 13–14, 27)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (track 15)
tenor vocals:
Renato Ercolani (tenor) (tracks 9–12, 15–21)
Eugenio Fernandi (tenor) (tracks 2–3, 7–10, 12, 14–15, 23, 25–28, 30–31)
Giuseppe Nessi (tenor) (tracks 23, 27, 30–31)
Piero de Palma (tenor) (tracks 8–12, 15–21)
Giulio Mauri (operatic bass) (track 24)
publisher:
Casa Ricordi (track 24)
Hendon Music Inc. (track 24)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–32)
part of:
Turandot: Atto I (order: 1) (track 1)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 1) (track 16)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 2) (track 2)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 2) (track 18)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 3) (track 3)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 3) (track 19)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 4) (track 4)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 5) (track 5)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 5) (track 22)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 6) (track 6)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 6) (track 23)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 7) (track 7)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 8) (track 8)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 8) (track 25)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 9) (track 9)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 9) (track 26)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 10) (track 10)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 10) (track 27)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 11) (track 28)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 12) (tracks 11–12)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 12) (track 30)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 13) (track 13)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 13) (track 31)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 14) (track 14)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 14) (track 32)
Turandot: Atto I (order: 15) (track 15)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 15) (track 20)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 16) (track 21)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 17) (track 17)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 18) (track 24)
Turandot: Atto II (order: 19) (track 29)
recording of:
Turandot: Atto II, Scena II. “In questa reggia” (Turandot, La folla, Calaf) (track 25)

CD 2

balance engineer:
Robert Beckett (classical recording engineer, EMI mainly) (tracks 1–12)
baritone vocals:
Mario Borriello (baritone) (tracks 3–6, 8)
bass vocals:
Nicola Zaccaria (operatic bass) (tracks 5, 7–8)
choir vocals:
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (track 10)
chorus master:
Norberto Mola (chorus master) (tracks 1–8, 12)
Norberto Mola (chorus master) (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (track 10)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1, 3–12)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1921-03 – 1924-03) (track 2)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–12)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (tracks 1–6, 8–12)
Renato Simoni (tracks 1–6, 8–12)
lyricist:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 7)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–12)
producer:
Walter Jellinek (British classical producer) (tracks 1–12)
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–12)
soprano vocals:
Maria Callas (soprano) (tracks 4–6, 9–12)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (tracks 4–7)
tenor vocals:
Renato Ercolani (tenor) (tracks 3, 8)
Eugenio Fernandi (tenor) (tracks 2–7, 9–11)
Piero de Palma (tenor) (tracks 3, 8)
publisher:
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (1957-07-09 – 1957-07-15) (tracks 1–12)
arrangements:
Nessun Dorma (track 2)
Nessun dorma (for brass band, arr. Snell) (track 2)
Turandot: Atto III, Scena I. Aria “Nessun dorma” (Calaf) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Nessun dorma (Rapsody, rap song very loosely based on Puccini's Turandot) (track 2)
later translated versions:
El nostre heroi (track 2)
Going to Win (track 2)
Hear My Prayer (English translation of Nessun dorma) (track 2)
part of:
Turandot: Atto III (order: 1) (track 1)
Turandot: Atto III (order: 2) (track 2)
Turandot: Atto III (order: 3) (track 3)
Turandot: Atto III (order: 5) (track 4)
Turandot: Atto III (order: 6) (track 6)
Turandot: Atto III (order: 7) (track 7)
Turandot: Atto III (order: 9) (track 9)
Turandot: Atto III (order: 10) (track 10)
Turandot: Atto III (order: 11) (track 11)
Turandot: Atto III (order: 12) (track 12)
Turandot: Atto III (order: 13) (track 8)
Turandot: Atto III (order: 14) (track 5)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Opera Mortis (order: 2) (track 2)