Opera In English - Puccini Passions

> Madama Butterfly (Sung in English) - Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly), Act II Part 1: Humming Chorus (Sung in English)
> Manon Lescaut (Sung in English) - Manon Lescaut, Act IV: Empty, alone and so forsaken (Sung in English)
> Edgar (Sung in English) - Edgar, Act I: This Love (Sung in English)
> La boheme (Sung in English) - Act IV: Oh Mimi, our love is over
> La boheme (Sung in English) - Act II: As thro' the street I wander
> Il tabarro (Sung in English) - Il tabarro: Nothing! All silent! (Sung in English)
> Turandot (Sung in English) - Act I: Is the moon never rising?
> Turandot (Sung in English) - Act II: Within this palace
> Turandot (Sung in English) - Act III: You who with ice are shrouded
> La fanciulla del West (Sung in English) - La fanciulla del West, Act III: Let her believe
> Madama Butterfly (Sung in English) - Act II: That your mother
> Madama Butterfly (Sung in English) - Act II: Farewell, oh happy home!
> La boheme (Sung in English) - Act III: To the home that she left
> La boheme (Sung in English) - Act IV: Venerable garment, listen
> Tosca (Sung in English) - Act II: Life has taught me singing and loving
> Tosca (Sung in English) - Act III: All the stars shone in heaven
> Tosca (Sung in English) - Act III: Oh, hands of mercy
> Suor Angelica (Sung in English) - Suor Angelica: Still a child (Sung in English)
> Turandot (Sung in English) - Turandot, Act III: None may sleep (Sung in English)

Album Summary

>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera
>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly
>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca
>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot
>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème
>Puccini, Giacomo : La Rondine
>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut
>Puccini, Giacomo : Edgar, opera
>Puccini, Giacomo : Il tabarro (The Cloak), opera
>Puccini, Giacomo : La Fanciulla del West
>Puccini, Giacomo : Suor Angelica
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Notes & Reviews:

This set includes brand new recordings - with premiere recordings of Manon Lescaut and La Rondine in English. Here is an excellent compilation as an introduction to opera as well as for die-hard Puccini fans. The soloists include Mary Plazas, Robert Hayward and Susan Patterson.



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>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera :: Darling Papa, I beg you (O mio babbino caro)
  • Performer: Mary Plazas (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Butterfly's entrance
  • Performers: Gregory Yurisich (Bass Baritone); Stuart Kale (Tenor); Cheryl Barker (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: The whole world over (Dovunque al mondo)
  • Performers: Gregory Yurisich (Bass Baritone); Paul Clarke (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Yves Abel
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: True love or fancy (Amore o grillo)
  • Performers: Gregory Yurisich (Bass Baritone); Paul Clarke (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Yves Abel
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: Our Little house in the country (Non la sospiri la nostra cassetta)
  • Performers: Dennis O'Neill (Voice); Jane Eaglen (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 10 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: I've a house in fair Honan (Ho una casa nell'Honan)
  • Performers: Peter Wedd (Tenor); Mark Le Brocq (Tenor); Peter Sidhom (Baritone)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Don't cry for me, Liú (Non piangere Liú)
  • Performer: Dennis O'Neill (Voice)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: One fine day (Un bel dì vedremo)
  • Performer: Cheryl Barker (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Flower Duet
  • Performers: Jean Rigby (Mezzo Soprano); Cheryl Barker (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: Your tiny hand is frozen (Che gelida manina)
  • Performers: Dennis O'Neill (Voice); Cynthia Haymon (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 4 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: Yes, I'm always called Mimì (Sì, mi chiamano Mimì)
  • Performer: Dennis O'Neill (Voice)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 5 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: Lovely maid in the moonlight (O suave fanciulla)
  • Performers: Dennis O'Neill (Voice); Cynthia Haymon (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Running Time: 4 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Puccini, Giacomo : La Rondine :: Fair Doretta (Ch'il bel sogno de Doretto)
  • Performer: Susan Patterson (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1917

>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera :: The city is a leafy tree in blossom (Firenze è come un albero fiorito)
  • Performer: Colin Lee (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: Give me my palette (Recondita armonia)
  • Performers: Dennis O'Neill (Voice); Andrew Shore (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Running Time: 3 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut :: In the soft silken curtains (In quelle trine morbide)
  • Performer: Susan Patterson (Soprano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1893.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1893

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Child from whose eyes (Bimba, dagli occhi pieni di malia
  • Performers: Jean Rigby (Mezzo Soprano); Cheryl Barker (Soprano); Paul Clarke (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 11 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Humming Chorus
  • Conductor: Yves Abel
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut :: Empty, alone and so forsaken (Sola, perduta, abbandonata)
  • Performer: Susan Patterson (Soprano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1893.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1893

>Puccini, Giacomo : Edgar, opera :: This love is shame (Questo amor, vergogna mia)
  • Performer: Robert Hayward (Bass)
  • Conductor: Gareth Hancock
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1889

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: O Mimì, our love is over (O Mimì, tu piú non torni)
  • Performers: Dennis O'Neill (Voice); Alan Opie (Voice)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: As thro' the street I wander ( Quando me'n vo' soletta per la via)
  • Performers: Dennis O'Neill (Voice); William Dazeley (Bass-Baritone); Alastair Miles (Voice); Andrew Shore (Baritone); Cynthia Haymon (Soprano); Alan Opie (Voice)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Running Time: 5 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Puccini, Giacomo : Il tabarro (The Cloak), opera :: Nothing! All silent! (Nulla! Silenzio!)
  • Performer: Jonathan Summers (Baritone)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: circa 1916-1918

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Moon Chorus
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Within this palace (In questa reggia)
  • Performers: Dennis O'Neill (Voice); Jane Eaglen (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: You who with ice are shrouded (Tu che di gel sei cinta)
  • Performer: Mary Plazas (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : La Fanciulla del West :: Let her believe (Ch'ella mi creda libero
  • Notes: Composition written: 1910.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1910

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: That your mother (Che tua madre dovrà prenderti in bracc
  • Performers: Gregory Yurisich (Bass Baritone); Cheryl Barker (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Farewell, oh happy home (Addio, fiorito asil)
  • Performers: Gregory Yurisich (Bass Baritone); Paul Clarke (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: To the home that she left (D'onde lieta uscí)
  • Performer: Cynthia Haymon (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: Venerable garment, listen (Vecchia zimarra, senti)
  • Performer: Alastair Miles (Voice)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Running Time: 1 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: Life has taught me singing and loving (Vissi d'arte)
  • Performers: Gregory Yurisich (Bass Baritone); Jane Eaglen (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: All the stars shone in heaven (E lucevan le stelle)
  • Performer: Dennis O'Neill (Voice)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: Oh, hands of mercy (O dolci mani)
  • Performers: Dennis O'Neill (Voice); Jane Eaglen (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 8 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Puccini, Giacomo : Suor Angelica :: Still a child (Senza mamma)
  • Performer: Mary Plazas (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1918

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: None may sleep (Nessum dorma)
  • Performer: Dennis O'Neill (Voice)
  • Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestr
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926