Annotation

This Release has a related full opera release that is part of The RCA Victor Opera Series, # 4514-2-RG.

Annotation last modified on 2017-04-11 16:41 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tosca: Act I. "Ah! Finalmente!"
Giacomo Puccini 2:44
2 Tosca: Act I. "E sempre lava!"
Giacomo Puccini 2:42
3 Tosca: Act I. "Dammi i calori; Redondita armonia"
Giacomo Puccini 4:07
4 Tosca: Act I. "Mario, Mario, Mario!"
Giacomo Puccini 3:08
5 Tosca: Act I. "Non la sospiri la nostra casetta"
Giacomo Puccini 2:47
6 Tosca: Act I. "Tre sbirri, una carozza (Te Deum)"
Giacomo Puccini 4:01
7 Tosca: Act II. "Dov'è Angelotti?"
Giacomo Puccini 1:57
8 Tosca: Act II. "Floria!... Amore"
Giacomo Puccini 1:35
9 Tosca: Act II. "Vitorria! Vittoria!"
Giacomo Puccini 2:59
10 Tosca: Act II. "Quanto?... Quanto?; Già, mi dicon venal"
Giacomo Puccini 2:47
11 Tosca: Act II. "Ah! Piuttosto giù m'avvento!"
Giacomo Puccini 2:06
12 Tosca: Act II. "Vissi d'arte"
Giacomo Puccini 3:15
13 Tosca: Act III. "E lucevan le stelle"
Giacomo Puccini 3:33
14 Tosca: Act III. "Ah! Franchigia a Floria Tosca..."
Giacomo Puccini 0:59
15 Tosca: Act III. "Il tuo sangue o il mio amore volea"
Giacomo Puccini 1:40
16 Tosca: Act III. "O dolci mani"
Giacomo Puccini 1:39
17 Tosca: Act III. "Senti... l'ora è vicina"
Giacomo Puccini 6:45
18 Tosca: Act III. "Come è lunga l'attesta!"
Giacomo Puccini 2:01
19 Tosca: Act III. "Presto, su! Mario! Mario!"
Giacomo Puccini 1:21

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Leonard Warren (tracks 6–11)
bass vocals:
Nestore Catalani (tracks 8, 19)
Fernando Corena (tracks 2–3)
Leonardo Monreale (track 1)
Vincenzo Preziosa (track 17)
choir vocals:
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–2, 4–10, 12, 14, 16–19)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1853) (track 15)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896 – 1899) (tracks 3, 13)
conductor:
Erich Leinsdorf (1957-07) (tracks 1–19)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 4, 6, 12, 19)
Luigi Illica (tracks 4, 6, 12, 19)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (1853) (track 15)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896 – 1899) (tracks 3, 13)
Luigi Illica (1896 – 1899) (tracks 3, 13)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma (1957-07) (tracks 1–19)
soprano vocals:
Zinka Milanov (soprano) (tracks 4–5, 7–12, 14–15, 17–19)
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tracks 2–5, 7–9, 13–17)
Mario Carlin (tracks 6, 19)
publisher:
arrangements:
"Vissi d’arte" from Tosca (for piano, Mikhashoff) (track 12)
later translated versions:
Tosca: Aufzug III. "Und es blitzen die Sterne" ("E lucevan le stelle") (track 13)
part of:
Tosca: Atto III (tracks 13–14, 16–19)
Tosca: Atto I (tracks 1–6)
Tosca: Atto II (tracks 7–10, 12)
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

Release

part of: The RCA Victor Opera Series (Release) (number: 60192-2-RG)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/7773363 [info]