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La rondine ; Morire? ; Le villi. [Act two]. Extracts / Puccini.

Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (Author). Adami, Giuseppe, 1878-1946 (Added Author). Willner, A. M. (Alfred Maria), 1859-1929 (Added Author). Reichert, Heinz. (Librettist). Gheorghiu, Angela. (Added Author). Alagna, Roberto. (Added Author). Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 Rondine (Added Author). Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 Morire? (Added Author). Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 Villi. Selections. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 2 audio discs : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : EMI Classics, [1997]

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General Note: Compact discs.
The 1st work is a lyric comedy in 3 acts; the 2nd is a song; the 3rd is from an opera-ballet in two acts.
Librettos by Giuseppe Adami, Alfred M. Willner, and Heinz Reichert (1st work) and by Ferdinando Fontana (3rd work); text of 2nd work by Adami.
Program notes and synopses in English and librettos with English translations (139 p.) in container.
EMI Classics: 7243 5 56338 2 8 (on container: CDCB 7243 5 56338 2 8) (7243 5 56339 2 7--7243 5 56340 2 3).
Participant or Performer Note: Angela Gheorghiu, soprano (1st work); Roberto Alagna, tenor; other soloists (1st work); London Voices (1st work); London Symphony Orchestra (1st, 3rd works); Antonio Pappano, conductor (1st, 3rd works), piano (2nd work).
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Recorded Sept. 1996, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London.
Language Note: Sung in Italian.
Subject: Songs (High voice) with piano.
Genre: Operas.

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