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PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly (Callas, Gedda, Karajan) (1955)


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PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly (Callas, Gedda, Karajan) (1955)

Disc 1

Puccini, Giacomo
Giacosa, Giuseppe / Illica, Luigi / Giacosa, Giuseppe / Illica, Luigi, lyricist(s)

  Madama Butterfly
1.   Act I: E soffitto... e pareti (Pinkerton, Goro, Suzuki, Sharpless) 00:06:28
2.   Act I: Dovunque al mondo (Pinkerton, Sharpless, Goro) 00:04:38
3.   Act I: Amore o grillo (Pinkerton, Sharpless, Chorus, Goro) 00:03:33
4.   Act I: Quanto cielo! Quanto mar!... Ancora un passo or via (Chorus, Butterfly) 00:03:11
5.   Act I: Gran ventura (Butterfly, Chorus, Pinkerton, Sharpless, Goro) 00:03:43
6.   Act I: L’Imperial Commissario (Goro, Pinkerton, Chorus, Butterfly, Cousin, Mother, Yakuside, Aunt, Sharpless) 00:02:30
7.   Act I: Vieni, amor mio! (Pinkerton, Butterfly, Goro) 00:04:39
8.   Act I: Tutti zitti! (Goro, Imperial Commissioner, Chorus, Sharpless, Registrar, Pinkerton) 00:03:56
9.   Act I: Cio - Cio - San! Cio - Cio - San! (The Bonze, Chorus, Butterfly, Goro, Pinkerton) 00:02:47
10.   Act I: Bimba, bimba, non piangere (Pinkerton, Chorus, Butterfly, Suzuki) 00:01:56
11.   Act I: Viene la sera (Pinkerton, Butterfly, Suzuki) 00:03:21
12.   Act I: Bimba dagli occhi pieni di malia (Pinkerton, Butterfly) 00:03:38
13.   Act I: Vogliateme bene, un bene piccolino (Butterfly, Pinkerton) 00:07:20
14.   Act II Part 1: E Izaghi ed Izanami (Suzuki, Butterfly) 00:07:26
15.   Act II Part 1: Un bel dì vedremo (Butterfly) 00:04:37
16.   Act II Part 1: C’e. Entrate (Goro, Sharpless, Butterfly) 00:04:14
17.   Act II Part 1: Yamadori... (Butterfly, Yamadori, Sharpless, Goro) 00:05:06
18.   Act II Part 1: Ora a noi (Sharpless, Butterfly) 00:03:27

Disc 2

Puccini, Giacomo
Giacosa, Giuseppe / Illica, Luigi / Giacosa, Giuseppe / Illica, Luigi, lyricist(s)

  Madama Butterfly
1.   Act II Part 1: Due cose potrei far (Butterfly, Sharpless) 00:02:33
2.   Act II Part 1: E questo E questo (Butterfly, Sharpless) 00:02:25
3.   Act II Part 1: Che tua madre dovra (Butterfly, Sharpless) 00:05:18
4.   Act II Part 1: Vespa! Rospo maledetto! (Suzuki, Butterfly, Goro) 00:02:01
5.   Act II Part 1: Una nave da guerra... (Suzuki, Butterfly) 00:02:32
6.   Act II Part 1: Scuoti quella fronda di ciliegio, "Flower Duet" (Butterfly, Suzuki) 00:05:27
7.   Act II Part 1: Or vienmi ad adornar (Butterfly, Suzuki) 00:05:02
8.   Act II Part 1: "Humming Chorus" (Chorus) 00:03:00
9.   Act II Part 2: Oh eh! Oh eh! (Chorus) 00:07:38
10.   Act II Part 2: Gia il sole! (Suzuki, Butterfly, Sharpless, Pinkerton) 00:04:53
11.   Act II Part 2: Io so che alle sue pene (Sharpless, Pinkerton, Suzuki) 00:04:05
12.   Act II Part 2: Addio, fiorito asil (Pinkerton, Sharpless, Kate, Suzuki) 00:03:04
13.   Act II Part 2: Suzuki! Suzuki! (Butterfly, Suzuki, Sharpless, Kate) 00:06:39
14.   Act II Part 2: Come una mosca prigioniera (Suzuki, Butterfly) 00:03:37
15.   Act II Part 2: Tu! Tu! Tu! (Butterfly) 00:03:31
16.   Act II Part 2: Butterfly! Butterfly! Butterfly! (Pinkerton) 00:01:11

Total Playing Time: 02:19:26

Puccini, Giacomo

Giacosa, Giuseppe; Illica, Luigi

Karajan, Herbert von

Milan La Scala Orchestra

Milan La Scala Chorus

Borriello, Mario; Callas, Maria; Campi, Enrico; Carlin, Mario; Clabassi, Plinio; Danieli, Lucia; Ercolani, Renato; Gedda, Nicolai; Mola, Norberto; Villa, Luisa

Label: Naxos Historical

Series: Great Opera Recordings

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.111026-27

Barcode: 747313302628

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Physical Release: 01/2006

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