Annotation

Label: Philips - Catalog # 289 462 033-2 - UPC: 0 28946 20332 3

Recorded: Teatro Comunale, Florence, July 1997

Annotation last modified on 2005-11-18 05:03 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rigoletto: "Questa o quella"
Giuseppe Verdi 1:46
2 La bohème: "Che gelida manina"
Giacomo Puccini 4:21
3 Tosca: "Recondita armonia"
Giacomo Puccini 2:58
4 Tosca: "E lucevan le stelle..."
Giacomo Puccini 2:53
5 Madama Butterfly: "Addio, fiorito asil"
Giacomo Puccini 1:51
6 Andrea Chénier: "Come un bel dì di maggio"
Umberto Giordano 3:19
7 I puritani: "A te, o cara"
Vincenzo Bellini 3:06
8 Der Rosenkavalier: "Di rigori armato il seno"
Richard Strauss 2:09
9 Fedora: "Amor ti vieta"
Umberto Giordano 1:52
10 La fanciulla del West: "Ch'ella mi creda"
Giacomo Puccini 2:02
11 La Gioconda: "Cielo e mar!"
Amilcare Ponchielli 4:36
12 Adriana Lecouvreur: "La dolcissima effigie"
Francesco Cilea 2:13
13 La bohème: "Musetta!" / "Testa adorata"
Ruggero Leoncavallo 3:07
14 Lucia di Lammermoor: "Tombe degli avi miei" / "Fra poco a me ricovero"
Gaetano Donizetti 6:53
15 Werther: "Pourquoi me réveiller"
Jules Massenet 3:07
16 Carmen: "La fleur que tu m'avais jetée"
Georges Bizet 4:20
17 La fille du régiment: "Pour mon âme"
Gaetano Donizetti 2:15

Credits

Medium 1

balance engineer:
Jean-Marie Geijsen (1997-07) (tracks 1–17)
composer:
Francesco Cilea (track 12)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track 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 (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)
recorded by:
Thijs Hoekstra (1997-07) (tracks 1–17)
tenor vocals:
Andrea Bocelli (1997-07) (tracks 1–17)
premiered at:
Teatro Lirico in Milan, Milano, Italy (1902-11-06) (track 12)
recorded at:
Teatro comunale in Florence, Firenze, 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)
Tosca: Atto I (track 3)
Tosca: Atto III (track 4)
Rigoletto: Atto I (track 1)
I puritani: Atto I (track 7)
La bohème: Atto I (track 2)
parts:
recording of:
Adriana Lecouvreur (track 12)