Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tosca: Vissi d’arte Giacomo Puccini 3:10
2 Le villi: Se come voi Giacomo Puccini 5:11
3 Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide Giacomo Puccini 2:44
4 Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo Atto III Giacomo Puccini 5:10
5 Manon Lescaut: Sola , perduta, abandonnata Giacomo Puccini 5:42
6 Sole e amore Giacomo Puccini 1:53
7 La bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì Giacomo Puccini 4:52
8 La bohème: Donde lieta uscì Giacomo Puccini 3:28
9 Canto d’anime Giacomo Puccini 1:45
10 Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo Giacomo Puccini 4:12
11 Madama Butterfly: Intermezzo Atto II, Parte seconda Giacomo Puccini 7:38
12 La rondine: Ch’il bel sogno di Doretta Giacomo Puccini 2:56
13 Morire Giacomo Puccini 2:38
14 Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo Giacomo Puccini 4:54
15 Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro Giacomo Puccini 2:21
16 Turandot: Signore ascolta Giacomo Puccini 2:40
17 Turandot: Tu che di gel sei cinta Giacomo Puccini 2:10

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Roger Vignoles (pianist) (tracks 6, 9, 13)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 1–17)
conductor:
Kent Nagano (conductor) (tracks 1–17)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (tracks 12, 16)
Ferdinando Fontana (track 2)
Giovacchino Forzano (tracks 14–15)
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–8, 10)
Luigi Illica (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–8, 10)
Domenico Oliva (tracks 3–5)
Marco Praga (tracks 3–5)
Giulio Ricordi (tracks 3–5)
Renato Simoni (track 16)
lyricist:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 17)
orchestra:
soprano vocals:
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) (tracks 1–17)
phonographic copyright by:
Erato (1997) (track 15)
publisher:
Casa Ricordi BMG S.p.A. (tracks 14–15)
arrangements:
Gianni Schicchi: “O mio babbino caro” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Tosca: Atto II, Scena V. “Vissi d’arte” (Tosca) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
“O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi (for piano, Mikhashoff) (track 15)
“Vissi d’arte” from Tosca (for piano, Mikhashoff) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Ein schöner Tag (track 10)
Madama Butterfly: “Un bel di, vedremo” (Paul de Senneville arrangement) (track 10)
Tosca: “Vissi d'arte vissi d'amore” (Paul de Senneville arrangement) (track 1)
“Vissi d’arte” from Tosca (for piano) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Kādā jaukā dienā (from opera “Madama Butterfly”) (track 10)
私のお父さん (track 15)
part of:
Gianni Schicchi (track 15)
La bohème: Atto III (number) (track 8)
La rondine: Atto I (track 12)
Madama Butterfly: Atto II (number) (track 10)
Suor Angelica (track 14)
Manon Lescaut: Atto II (number) (track 3)
Turandot: Atto III (track 17)
Turandot: Atto I (track 16)
La bohème: Atto I (track 7)
Tosca: Atto II (track 1)
recording of:
Canto d'anime (track 9)
Manon Lescaut: Atto III. Intermezzo (Intermezzo between Acts II and III) (track 4)
Morire (track 13)
Sole e amore (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Opera Mortis (track 15)
Relax and Unwind With the Classics (preview) (track 15)

Release

ASIN:US: B000005E51 [info]