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PUCCINI: Boheme (La) (Bjorling, de los Angeles, Beecham) (1956)

Composer(s)Beecham, ThomasPuccini, Giacomo
Artist(s)
Period(s) 20th CenturyRomantic
Genre Classical Music
Category OperaVocal
Catalogue 8.111249-50
Label / Series Naxos Historical / Great Opera Recordings
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This release brings together for the first time Sir Thomas Beecham’s prewar and postwar recordings of La Bohème as well as his spoken comments on the work, taken from a promotional LP issued at the time of the release of the complete recording. Beecham had known Puccini personally and had discussed La Bohème in great detail with him in London in the 1920s. Featuring Victoria de los Angeles and Jussi Björling in glorious form, the 1956 set ranks alongside the Callas De Sabata Tosca (Naxos 8.110256-57) as one of the greatest studio recordings of an opera ever made.When it was first released in the UK The Gramophone reviewer remarked that “Beecham’s power of reviving music is indescribable…. One goes head over heels in love with

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Work/Track Title Time
PUCCINI: Boheme (La) (Bjorling, de los Angeles, Beecham) (1956) 2:21:05   
DISC 1
  La boheme          
      Act I: Questo "Mar Rosso" mi ammollisce e assidera (Marcello, Rodolfo) 2:37       
      Act I: Aguzza l'ingegno (Rodolfo, Marcello, Colline) 3:11       
      Act I: Legna! … Sigari! (Rodolfo, Marcello, Colline, Schaunard) 3:42       
      Act I: Si puo? … Chi e la? (Benoit, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline, Rodolfo) 4:35       
      Act I: Al Quartiere Latin ci attende Momus (Schaunard, Marcello, Rodolfo, Colline) 2:10       
      Act I: Chi e la? (Rodolfo, Mimi) 2:35       
      Act I: Oh! sventata, sventata! (Mimi, Rodolfo) 1:44       
      Act I: Che gelida manina! (Rodolfo) 5:00       
      Act I: Si. Mi chiamano Mimi (Mimi, Rodolfo) 5:12       
      Act I: Ehi! Rodolfo! (Schaunard, Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Mimi) 0:48       
      Act I: O soave fanciulla (Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi) 4:09       
      Act II: Aranci, datteri! (Chorus, Schaunard, Colline, Rodolfo, Mimì, Marcello) 2:59       
      Act II: Chi guardi? (Rodolfo, Colline, Mimi, Schaunard, Marcello, Chorus, Parpignol) 3:23       
      Act II: Viva Parpignol! (Chorus, Marcello, Mimi, Schaunard, Colline, Rodolfo) 2:11       
      Act II: Oh! Musetta! (Rodolfo, Schaunard, Colline, Marcello, Chorus, Alcindoro, Musetta, Mimi) 3:17       
      Act II: Quando men' vo soletta (Musetta, Marcello, Alcindoro, Mimi, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Colline) 4:41       
      Act II: Chi l'ha richiesto? (Colline, Schaunard, Rodolfo, Chorus, Marcello, Musetta, Mimi) 2:13       
      Act III: Ohe, la, le guardie! … Aprite! (Chorus, Customs Officer, Musetta) 3:41       
      Act III: Sa dirmi, scusi, qual'e l'osteria (Mimi, Sergeant, Customs Officer) 1:32       
      Act III: Mimi! … Speravo di trovarvi qui (Marcello, Mimi) 5:05       
      Act III: Marcello. Finalmente. (Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi) 1:22       
      Act III: Mimi e una civetta (Rodolfo, Marcello) 1:28       
      Act III: Mimi e tanto malata! (Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi) 3:19       
      Act III: Addio … D'onde lieta usci al tuo grido d'amore (Mimi, Rodolfo) 3:17       
      Act III: Dunque e proprio finita? (Rodolfo, Mimi) 1:51       
      Act III: Che facevi? Che dicevi? (Marcello, Musetta, Mimi, Rodolfo) 3:31       
DISC 2
  La boheme          
      Act IV: In un coupe? (Marcello, Rodolfo) 1:28       
      Act IV: O Mimi, tu piu non torni (Rodolfo, Marcello) 2:59       
      Act IV: Che ora sia! … L'ora del pranzo (Rodolfo, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline) 2:20       
      Act IV: Gavotta … Minuetto … Pavanella (Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Schaunard) 1:43       
      Act IV: C'e Mimi … c’e Mimi (Musetta, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Mimi, Marcello) 3:24       
      Act IV: Ho tanto freddo. Se avessi un manicotto! (Mimi, Rodolfo, Musetta, Marcello, Schaunard) 3:01       
      Act IV: Vecchia zimarra (Colline, Schaunard) 2:23       
      Act IV: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire (Mimi, Rodolfo) 3:17       
      Act IV: Mi chiamano Mimi … il perche non so (Mimi, Rodolfo, Schaunard) 3:20       
      Act IV: Dorme? … Riposa (Musetta, Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi, Schaunard, Colline) 4:56       
  Sir Thomas Beecham speaks about La boheme 1:23       
  La boheme, Act III: D'onde lieta usci al tuo grido d'amore, "Mimi's Farewell" 3:36       
  La boheme, Act IV          
      Act IV: In un coupe? (Marcello, Rodolfo) 1:29       
      Act IV: O Mimi, tu piu non torni (Rodolfo, Marcello) 3:07       
      Act IV: Che ora sia! … L'ora del pranzo (Rodolfo, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline) 2:24       
      Act IV: Gavotta … Minuetto … Pavanella (Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Schaunard) 1:41       
      Act IV: C'e Mimi … c'e Mimi (Musetta, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Mimi, Marcello) 2:57       
      Act IV: Ho tanto freddo. Se avessi un manicotto! (Mimi, Rodolfo, Musetta, Marcello, Schaunard) 2:35       
      Act IV: Vecchia zimarra (Colline, Schaunard) 2:20       
      Act IV: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire (Mimi, Rodolfo) 3:02       
      Act IV: Mi chiamano Mimi … il perche non so (Mimi, Rodolfo, Schaunard) 3:15       
      Act IV: Dorme? … Riposa (Musetta, Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi, Schaunard, Colline) 4:52       
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