Sir John Barbirolli

Hailed as Puccini’s most important opera, Renata Scotto is arresting as the tragic heroine providing the vocals on this inspired recording. Under the masterful conducting of Sir John Barbirolli, she brings vulnerability and power to the role.

  1. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “E soffitto e pareti” (Pinkerton, Goro)
  2. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Questa è la cameriera” (Goro, Pinkerton, Suzuki)
  3. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Che guardi? … Se non giunge ancor la sposa” (Pinkerton, Goro, Sharpless)
  4. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Dovunque al mondo” (Pinkerton, Sharpless, Goro)
  5. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Quale smania vi prende?” (Sharpless, Pinkerton)
  6. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Ecco! Son giunte al sommo del pendio” (Goro, Chorus, Butterfly, Sharpless)
  7. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Gran ventura” (Butterfly, Chorus, Pinkerton, Sharpless, Goro)
  8. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “L’imperial commissario” (Goro, Pinkerton, Chorus, Butterfly, Sharpless)
  9. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Vieni, amor mio!” (Pinkerton, Butterfly, Goro)
  10. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Ieri son salita tutta sola” (Butterfly)
  11. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Tutti zitti!…È concesso al nominato” (Goro, Il Commissario, Coro, Butterfly, Pinkerton, Sharpless, L’Ufficiale del Registro)
  12. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Ed eccoci in famiglia” (Pinkerton, Chorus, Bonze, Butterfly, Suzuki)
  13. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Bimba, bimba, non piangere” (Pinkerton, Chorus, Butterfly, Suzuki)
  14. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Viene la sera” (Pinkerton, Butterfly, Suzuki)
  15. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Quest’obi pomposa” (Butterfly, Pinkerton)
  16. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Bimba dagli occhi pieni di malia” (Pinkerton, Butterfly)
  17. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Vogliatemi bene, un bene piccolino” (Butterfly, Pinkerton)
  18. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Vieni, vieni!” (Pinkerton, Butterfly)
  19. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “E Izaghi ed Izanami” (Suzuki, Butterfly)
  20. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Suzuki…È lungi la miseria?” (Suzuki, Butterfly)
  21. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Un bel di vedremo” (Butterfly)
  22. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “C’è Entrate” (Goro, Sharpless, Butterfly)
  23. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Ah sì. Goro, appena B.F. Pinkerton fu in mare” (Butterfly, Goro, Yamadori, Sharpless)
  24. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Si sa che aprir la porta” (Butterfly, Sharpless, Yamadori, Goro)
  25. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Ora a noi” (Sharpless, Butterfly)
  26. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Qui troncarla conviene” (Sharpless, Butterfly)
  27. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “E questo? E questo?” (Butterfly, Sharpless)
  28. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Che tua madre dovrà” (Sharpless, Butterfly)
  29. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “lo scendo al piano” (Sharpless, Butterfly)
  30. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Vespa! Rospo maledetto!” (Suzuki, Butterfly, Goro)
  31. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Una nave da guerra” (Suzuki, Butterfly)
  32. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Scuoti quella fronda di ciliegio” (Butterfly, Suzuki)
  33. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Or vienmi ad adornar” (Butterfly, Suzuki)
  34. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: Coro a bocca chiusa (Chorus)
  35. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Introduzione … Oh eh! Oh eh! Oh eh!” (Chorus)
  36. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Già il sole!” (Suzuki, Butterfly)
  37. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Chi sia? Oh! … Zitta! Zitta!” (Suzuki, Pinkerton, Sharpless)
  38. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Io so che alle sue pene” (Sharpless, Pinkerton, Suzuki)
  39. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Addio, fiorito asil” (Pinkerton, Sharpless)
  40. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Glielo dirai?” (Kate, Suzuki, Butterfly)
  41. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Tu, Suzuki, che sei tanto buona” (Butterfly, Suzuki, Sharpless, Kate)
  42. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Come una mosca prigioniera” (Suzuki, Butterfly)
  43. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2: “Con onor muore” (Butterfly, Pinkerton)

 

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