Classical Music Home

The World's Leading Classical Music Group

Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?
Keyword Search
in
 
Classical Music Home > PUCCINI, G.: Turandot (Callas, Fernandi, Schwarzkopf, La Scala, Serafin) (1957)

PUCCINI, G.: Turandot (Callas, Fernandi, Schwarzkopf, La Scala, Serafin) (1957)

    

Back Cover Image 
Reviews
About this Recording

PUCCINI, G.: Turandot (Callas, Fernandi, Schwarzkopf, La Scala, Serafin) (1957)

Puccini’s Turandot , first performed in 1926, was the only work in which Callas sang that was younger than herself and is a perfect vehicle for a dramatic soprano with a steady, steely and brilliant voice capable of rising to top C.Although she had last sung the strenuously demanding title rôle on stage in 1949, her subtlety is apparent in this dramatically and musically effective 1957 recording. Schwarzkopf (Liù) and Fernandi (Calaf) perfectly complement Callas as the legendary Chinese princess whose icy heart is melted by the power of love.



Disc 1

Puccini, Giacomo
Adami, Giuseppe / Simoni, Renato, lyricist(s)

  Turandot
1.   Act I: Popolo di Pekino! (Mandarin, Crowd, Liu) 00:02:52
2.   Act I: Padre! Mio padre! (The Unknown Prince, Liu, Crowd, Timur) 00:01:30
3.   Act I: Perduta la battaglia (Timur, Prince, Liu, Crowd) 00:01:11
4.   Act I: Gira la cote! Gira! (Crowd, Executioner's men) 00:02:31
5.   Act I: Perche tarda la luna (Crowd) 00:03:46
6.   Act I: La, sui monti dell'est (Boys) 00:01:13
7.   Act I: O giovinetto! (Crowd, Prince, White Priest) 00:05:10
8.   Act I: Figlio, che fai (Timur, Prince, Liu, Crowd) 00:01:36
9.   Act I: Fermo! Che fai T'arresta! (Ministers, Prince) 00:01:51
10.   Act I: Silenzio, ola! (Handmaids, Ministers, Prince) 00:01:22
11.   Act I: Guardalo, Pong! (Ministers, Timur) 00:00:58
12.   Act I: Non indugiare! (Ghosts, Prince, Ministers, Timur) 00:02:12
13.   Act I: Signore, ascolta! (Liu) 00:02:25
14.   Act I: Non piangere, Liu! (Prince, Liu, Timur) 00:02:16
15.   Act I: Ah! Per l'ultima volta (Timur, Liu, Ministers, Prince, Chorus) 00:02:24
16.   Act II Scene 1: Ola Pang, Ola, Pong (Ministers) 00:01:32
17.   Act II Scene 1: O Cina, o Cina (Ministers) 00:02:07
18.   Act II Scene 1: Ho una casa nell'Honan (Ministers) 00:03:17
19.   Act II Scene 1: O mondo, pieno di pazzi innamorati (Ministers, Chorus) 00:01:11
20.   Act II Scene 1: Addio, amore (Ministers) 00:02:52
21.   Act II Scene 1: Noi si sogna (Ministers) 00:00:25
22.   Act II Scene 2: Gravi, enormi ed imponenti (Crowd) 00:04:21
23.   Act II Scene 2: Un giuramento atroce mi costringe (Emperor, Prince) 00:03:16
24.   Act II Scene 2: Diecimila anni al nostro Imperatore (Crowd, Mandarin, Boys) 00:03:04
25.   Act II Scene 2: In questa reggia (Turandot, Crowd, Prince) 00:06:21
26.   Act II Scene 2: Straniero, ascolta! Nella cupa notte (Turandot, Prince, Wise Men) 00:02:28
27.   Act II Scene 2: Guizza al pari di fiamma (Turandot, Emperor, Crowd, Liu, Prince, Wise Men) 00:02:20
28.   Act II Scene 2: Gelo che ti da foco (Turandot, Prince, Wise Men, Crowd) 00:02:24
29.   Act II Scene 2: Gloria, o vincitore! (Crowd) 00:01:01
30.   Act II Scene 2: Figlio del cielo! (Turandot, Emperor, Crowd, Prince) 00:02:55
31.   Act II Scene 2: Tre enigmi m'hai proposto (Prince, Emperor) 00:02:15
32.   Act II Scene 2: Ai tuoi piedi ci prostriam (Crowd) 00:02:21


Disc 2

Puccini, Giacomo
Adami, Giuseppe / Simoni, Renato, lyricist(s)

  Turandot
1.   Act III Scene 1: Cosi comanda Turandot (Heralds, Distant voices) 00:03:23
2.   Act III Scene 1: Nessun dorma! (Prince, Women's voices) 00:02:54
3.   Act III Scene 1: Tu che guardi le stelle (Ministers, Prince, Women, Crowd, Soldiers) 00:03:49
4.   Act III Scene 1: Principessa divina! (Ping, Turandot, Prince, Liu, Crowd) 00:02:45
5.   Act III Scene 1: Quel nome! (Ping, Liu, Timur, Prince, Crowd, Turandot) 00:01:21
6.   Act III Scene 1: L'amore… Tanto amore, segreto e inconfessato (Turandot, Liu, Ping, Prince, Crowd) 00:03:20
7.   Act III Scene 1: Tu, che di gel sei cinta (Liu, Crowd, Prince, Timur, Ping) 00:05:32
8.   Act III Scene 1: Liu… bonta! (Timur, Ministers, Crowd) 00:02:57
9.   Act III Scene 1: Principessa di morte! (Prince, Turandot) 00:03:21
10.   Act III Scene 1: Che e mai di me Perduta! (Turandot, Prince, Chorus) 00:03:14
11.   Act III Scene 1: Del primo pianto, si… La mia gloria e il tuo amplesso! (Turandot, Prince) 00:05:10
12.   Act III Scene 2: Diecimila anni al nostro Imperatore! (Crowd, Turandot) 00:03:30

Total Playing Time: 01:58:43






Composer(s):
Puccini, Giacomo

Lyricist(s):
Adami, Giuseppe; Simoni, Renato

Conductor(s):
Serafin, Tullio

Orchestra(s):
Milan La Scala Orchestra

Choir(s):
Milan La Scala Chorus

Artist(s):
Borriello, Mario; Callas, Maria; De Palma, Piero; Ercolani, Renato; Fernandi, Eugenio; Fusco, Elisabetta; Mauri, Giulio; Nessi, Giuseppe; Perotti, Pinuccia; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth; Zaccaria, Nicola

Label: Naxos Historical

Series: Great Opera Recordings

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.111334-35

Barcode: 0747313333424

Distribution Note(s):

Not available in the United States, Australia and Singapore due to possible copyright restrictions.


Physical Release: 01/2009

For Worldwide / Download:
ClassicsOnLine
For Germany and Europe:
Buy from www.jpc.de
For U.K. Only:
Buy from NaxosDirect.co.uk
For Canada only:
Naxos Direct
For Worldwide:
Buy from Itunes
For U.S.:
Barnes & Nobles
For Germany:
Buy from NaxosDirekt.de
For Worldwide:
Buy from Presto Classical

 



 Tell a Friend |  Bookmark this page Digg It |  Bookmark this page Del.icio.us. |  Add to Facebook Facebook |  FURL FURL |  Add to MySpace MySpace |  Stumbleupon StumbleUpon |  Twitter Twitter

Famous Composers Quick Link:
Bach | Beethoven | Chopin | Dowland | Handel | Haydn | Mozart | Glazunov | Schumann | R Strauss | Vivaldi
7:54:59 PM, 14 July 2014
All Naxos Historical, Naxos Classical Archives, Naxos Jazz, Folk and Rock Legends and Naxos Nostalgia titles are not available in the United States and some titles may not be available in Australia and Singapore because these countries have copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.
Copyright © 2014 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.     Terms of Use     Privacy Policy
-212-
Classical Music Home
NOTICE: This site was unavailable for several hours on Saturday, June 25th 2011 due to some unexpected but essential maintenance work. We apologize for any inconvenience.