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 Offer,Puccini: La Bohème

Jussi Björling, Victoria de los Angeles, Robert Merrill, Lucine Amara & Giorgio Tozzi

RCA Victor Chorus and Orchestra (Thomas Martin) & The Columbus Boychoir (Herbert Huffman), Sir Thomas Beecham

One of the great classics of recording, expertly restored. Victoria de los Angeles and Jussi Björling are an incomparable pair, and Beecham's conducting is, as ever, inimitable. More…

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Contents

Puccini: La Bohème

Work length1:48:15
  • Robert Merrill (baritone), William Nahr (tenor), George del Monte (baritone), Fernando Corena (bass), Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Jussi Björling (tenor), John Reardon (baritone), Thomas Powell (baritone), Giorgio Tozzi (bass), Lucine Amara (soprano)
  • RCA Victor Orchestra, RCA Victor Chorus, Columbus Boychoir
  • Recorded: 16, 17, 30 March, 1-3, 5, 6 April 1956
  • Recording Venue: Manhattan Center, New York City, USA

Act I: Questo "Mar Rosso" mi ammollisce e assidera (Marcello, Rodolfo)

Track length2:34

Act I: Aguzza l'ingegno (Rodolfo, Marcello, Colline)

Track length3:11

Act I: Legna! … Sigari! (Rodolfo, Marcello, Colline, Schaunard)

Track length3:41

Act I: Si puo? … Chi e la? (Benoit, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline, Rodolfo)

Track length4:35

Act I: Al Quartiere Latin ci attende Momus (Schaunard, Marcello, Rodolfo, Colline)

Track length2:10

Act I: Chi e la? (Rodolfo, Mimi)

Track length2:35

Act I: Oh! sventata, sventata! (Mimi, Rodolfo)

Track length1:44

Act I: Che gelida manina! (Rodolfo)

Track length5:00

Act I: Si. Mi chiamano Mimi (Mimi, Rodolfo)

Track length5:12

Act I: Ehi! Rodolfo! (Schaunard, Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Mimi)

Track length0:47

Act I: O soave fanciulla (Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi)

Track length4:16

Act II: Aranci, datteri! (Chorus, Schaunard, Colline, Rodolfo, Mimì, Marcello)

Track length2:51

Act II: Chi guardi? (Rodolfo, Colline, Mimi, Schaunard, Marcello, Chorus, Parpignol)

Track length3:23

Act II: Viva Parpignol! (Chorus, Marcello, Mimi, Schaunard, Colline, Rodolfo)

Track length2:11

Act II: Oh! Musetta! (Rodolfo, Schaunard, Colline, Marcello, Chorus, Alcindoro, Musetta, Mimi)

Track length3:17

Act II: Quando men' vo soletta (Musetta, Marcello, Alcindoro, Mimi, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Colline)

Track length4:41

Act II: Chi l'ha richiesto? (Colline, Schaunard, Rodolfo, Chorus, Marcello, Musetta, Mimi)

Track length2:19

Act III: Ohe, la, le guardie! … Aprite! (Chorus, Customs Officer, Musetta)

Track length3:35

Act III: Sa dirmi, scusi, qual'e l'osteria (Mimi, Sergeant, Customs Officer)

Track length1:31

Act III: Mimi! … Speravo di trovarvi qui (Marcello, Mimi)

Track length5:05

Act III: Marcello. Finalmente. (Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi)

Track length1:22

Act III: Mimi e una civetta (Rodolfo, Marcello)

Track length1:27

Act III: Mimi e tanto malata! (Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi)

Track length3:18

Act III: Addio … D'onde lieta usci al tuo grido d'amore (Mimi, Rodolfo)

Track length3:16

Act III: Dunque e proprio finita? (Rodolfo, Mimi)

Track length1:51

Act III: Che facevi? Che dicevi? (Marcello, Musetta, Mimi, Rodolfo)

Track length3:30

Act IV: In un coupe? (Marcello, Rodolfo)

Track length1:25

Act IV: O Mimi, tu piu non torni (Rodolfo, Marcello)

Track length2:59

Act IV: Che ora sia! … L'ora del pranzo (Rodolfo, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline)

Track length2:20

Act IV: Gavotta … Minuetto … Pavanella (Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Schaunard)

Track length1:43

Act IV: C'e Mimi … c’e Mimi (Musetta, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Mimi, Marcello)

Track length3:24

Act IV: Ho tanto freddo. Se avessi un manicotto! (Mimi, Rodolfo, Musetta, Marcello, Schaunard)

Track length3:00

Act IV: Vecchia zimarra (Colline, Schaunard)

Track length2:22

Act IV: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire (Mimi, Rodolfo)

Track length3:17

Act IV: Mi chiamano Mimi … il perche non so (Mimi, Rodolfo, Schaunard)

Track length3:20

Act IV: Dorme? … Riposa (Musetta, Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi, Schaunard, Colline)

Track length5:03

Beecham: Sir Thomas Beecham speaks about La boheme

Work length1:22
  • Sir Thomas Beecham (voice)
  • Recorded: 1956
  • Recording Venue: New York City

Puccini: La Bohème (highlights)

Work length31:10
  • Dora Labbette (soprano), Robert Easton (bass), Heddle Nash (tenor), John Brownlee (baritone), Stella Andreva (soprano), Robert Alva (baritone)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Recorded: 3 April 1936
  • Recording Venue: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London, UK

La boheme, Act III: D'onde lieta usci al tuo grido d'amore, "Mimi's Farewell"

Track length3:35

Act IV: In un coupe? (Marcello, Rodolfo)

Track length1:23

Act IV: O Mimi, tu piu non torni (Rodolfo, Marcello)

Track length3:07

Act IV: Che ora sia! … L'ora del pranzo (Rodolfo, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline)

Track length2:24

Act IV: Gavotta … Minuetto … Pavanella (Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Schaunard)

Track length1:41

Act IV: C'e Mimi … c'e Mimi (Musetta, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Mimi, Marcello)

Track length2:57

Act IV: Ho tanto freddo. Se avessi un manicotto! (Mimi, Rodolfo, Musetta, Marcello, Schaunard)

Track length2:35

Act IV: Vecchia zimarra (Colline, Schaunard)

Track length2:20

Act IV: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire (Mimi, Rodolfo)

Track length3:02

Act IV: Mi chiamano Mimi … il perche non so (Mimi, Rodolfo, Schaunard)

Track length3:14

Act IV: Dorme? … Riposa (Musetta, Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi, Schaunard, Colline)

Track length4:52