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Puccini: La Boheme

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CHAN 3008
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Puccini: La Boheme
Release Date: June 1998
Originally recorded in 1997
Composer
Giacomo Puccini
Solo soprano - Mimì
Cynthia Haymon
Solo tenor - Rodolfo
Dennis O'Neill
Solo baritone - Marcello
Alan Opie
Solo bass - Colline
Alastair Miles
Solo baritone - Schaunard
William Dazeley
Solo baritone - Benoit
Andrew Shore
Solo tenor - Parpignol
Mark Milhofer
Solo soprano - Musetta
Marie McLaughlin
Choral
Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Choral
Peter Kay Children's Choir
Conductor
David Parry
Venue
Blackheath Halls, London
Producer
Brian Couzens
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Richard Smoker
Genre:
Vocal & Song
Opera in English

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GIACOMO PUCCINI

La bohème

111:00
A Bohemian Life
Opera in four acts
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica after Henry Murger's Scènes de la vie de bohème
English version by William Grist and Percy Pinkerton, with amendments by David parry
Total time: 35:26
1.
Marcello - 'This Red Sea Passage feels deep and chill to me'
4:21
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(Marcello, Rodolfo, Colline)
2.
Colline - 'Profound and thoughtful!'
1:21
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(Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo)
3.
Rodolfo - 'Firewood!'
3:48
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(Rodolfo, Marcello, Colline, Schaunard)
4.
Benoit - 'Hello'
5:33
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5.
Rodolfo - 'I'll stay here, I must complete my article'
1:00
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(Rodolfo, Marcello, Colline, Schaunard)
6.
Rodolfo - 'No inspiration'
2:44
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(Rodolfo, Mimì)
7.
Mimì - 'Oh! How dreadful!'
1:40
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(Mimì, Rodolfo)
8.
Rodolfo - 'Your tiny hand is frozen!'
4:40
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(Rodolfo)
9.
Mimì - 'Yes, I'm always called Mimì'
5:17
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(Mimì, Rodolfo)
10.
Schaunard - 'Hey! Rodolfo!'
0:48
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(Schaunard, Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Mimì)
11.
Rodolfo - 'Lovely maid in the moonlight'
45:16
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(Rodolfo, Mimì)
Total time: 19:20
12.
Hawkers - 'Come, buy my oranges!'
2:48
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(Chorus, Schaunard, Rodolfo, Mimì, Colline, Marcello)
13.
Rodolfo - 'What is it?'
3:18
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(Rodolfo, Mimì, Schaunard, Marcello, Chorus)
14.
Children - 'Long live Parpignol!'
3:12
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(Chorus,Schaunard, Marcello, Colline, Rodolfo, Mimì, Alcindoro, Musetta)
15.
Marcello - 'You had better ask me'
2:40
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(Marcello, Musetta, Alcindoro, Colline, Schaunard, Chorus, Rodolfo, Mimì)
16.
Musetta - 'As thro' the street I wander'
5:04
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(Musetta, Marcello, Alcindoro, Mimì, Rodolfo, Colline, Schaunard)
17.
Colline - 'Who had him bring it?'
2:17
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(Colline, Schaunard, Rodolfo, Marcello, Chorus, Musetta, Mimì)
Total time: 26:11
18.
Scavengers - 'Hallo! You soldiers! Admit us!'
3:41
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(Chorus, Customs Official, Musetta)
19.
Mimì - 'Oh, please sir, tell me, do you know the tavern'
1:46
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20.
Marcello - 'Mimì!' - Mimì - 'I hoped that I would find you here'
4:57
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(Marcello, Mimì)
21.
Rodolfo - 'Marcello, you're outside here'
1:45
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(Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimì)
22.
Rodolfo - 'Mimì is fickle-hearted'
1:25
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(Rodolfo, Marcello)
23.
Rodolfo - 'Mimì's so sickly, so ailing!'
3:29
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(Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimì)
24.
Mimì - 'To the home that she left'
3:13
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(Mimì)
25.
Rodolfo - 'Then it really is over'
5:55
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(Rodolfo, Mimì, Marcello, Musetta)
Total time: 29:45
26.
Marcello - 'In a coupé?'
1:13
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27.
Rodolfo - 'Oh Mimì, our love is over'
5:47
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(Rodolfo, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline)
28.
Colline - 'Gavotta'
1:47
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29.
Musetta - 'It's Mimì! It's Mimì who is with me'
6:04
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(Musetta, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Mimì, Marcello)
30.
Colline - 'Venerable garment, listen'
2:38
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31.
Mimì - 'Have they left us?'
6:53
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32.
Musetta - 'Sleeping?' - Rodolfo - 'Just resting'
2:16
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(Musseta, Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimì)
33.
Rodolfo - 'What did the doctor say?'
2:58
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(Rodolfo, Marcello, Musetta, Schaunard, Colline)
Solo: Cynthia Haymon soprano - Mimì
Solo: Dennis O'Neill tenor - Rodolfo
Solo: Alan Opie baritone - Marcello
Solo: Alastair Miles bass - Colline
Solo: William Dazeley baritone - Schaunard
Solo: Andrew Shore baritone - Benoit
Solo: Mark Milhofer tenor - Parpignol
Solo: Marie McLaughlin soprano - Musetta
Conductor: David Parry
3-7 September 1997

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GIACOMO PUCCINI

La bohème

111:00
A Bohemian Life
Total time: 54:57
Opera in four acts
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica after Henry Murger's Scènes de la vie de bohème
English version by William Grist and Percy Pinkerton, with amendments by David parry
Total time: 35:26
1.
Marcello - 'This Red Sea Passage feels deep and chill to me'
4:21
(Marcello, Rodolfo, Colline)
2.
Colline - 'Profound and thoughtful!'
1:21
(Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo)
3.
Rodolfo - 'Firewood!'
3:48
(Rodolfo, Marcello, Colline, Schaunard)
4.
Benoit - 'Hello'
5:33
(Benoit, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline, Rodolfo)
5.
Rodolfo - 'I'll stay here, I must complete my article'
1:00
(Rodolfo, Marcello, Colline, Schaunard)
6.
Rodolfo - 'No inspiration'
2:44
(Rodolfo, Mimì)
7.
Mimì - 'Oh! How dreadful!'
1:40
(Mimì, Rodolfo)
8.
Rodolfo - 'Your tiny hand is frozen!'
4:40
(Rodolfo)
9.
Mimì - 'Yes, I'm always called Mimì'
5:17
(Mimì, Rodolfo)
10.
Schaunard - 'Hey! Rodolfo!'
0:48
(Schaunard, Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Mimì)
11.
Rodolfo - 'Lovely maid in the moonlight'
45:16
(Rodolfo, Mimì)
Total time: 19:20
12.
Hawkers - 'Come, buy my oranges!'
2:48
(Chorus, Schaunard, Rodolfo, Mimì, Colline, Marcello)
13.
Rodolfo - 'What is it?'
3:18
(Rodolfo, Mimì, Schaunard, Marcello, Chorus)
14.
Children - 'Long live Parpignol!'
3:12
(Chorus,Schaunard, Marcello, Colline, Rodolfo, Mimì, Alcindoro, Musetta)
15.
Marcello - 'You had better ask me'
2:40
(Marcello, Musetta, Alcindoro, Colline, Schaunard, Chorus, Rodolfo, Mimì)
16.
Musetta - 'As thro' the street I wander'
5:04
(Musetta, Marcello, Alcindoro, Mimì, Rodolfo, Colline, Schaunard)
17.
Colline - 'Who had him bring it?'
2:17
(Colline, Schaunard, Rodolfo, Marcello, Chorus, Musetta, Mimì)
Total time: 56:03
Total time: 26:11
1.
Scavengers - 'Hallo! You soldiers! Admit us!'
3:41
(Chorus, Customs Official, Musetta)
2.
Mimì - 'Oh, please sir, tell me, do you know the tavern'
1:46
(Mimì, Customs Sergeant, Customs Official)
3.
Marcello - 'Mimì!' - Mimì - 'I hoped that I would find you here'
4:57
(Marcello, Mimì)
4.
Rodolfo - 'Marcello, you're outside here'
1:45
(Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimì)
5.
Rodolfo - 'Mimì is fickle-hearted'
1:25
(Rodolfo, Marcello)
6.
Rodolfo - 'Mimì's so sickly, so ailing!'
3:29
(Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimì)
7.
Mimì - 'To the home that she left'
3:13
(Mimì)
8.
Rodolfo - 'Then it really is over'
5:55
(Rodolfo, Mimì, Marcello, Musetta)
Total time: 29:45
9.
Marcello - 'In a coupé?'
1:13
(Marcello, Rodolfo)
10.
Rodolfo - 'Oh Mimì, our love is over'
5:47
(Rodolfo, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline)
11.
Colline - 'Gavotta'
1:47
(Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Schaunard)
12.
Musetta - 'It's Mimì! It's Mimì who is with me'
6:04
(Musetta, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Mimì, Marcello)
13.
Colline - 'Venerable garment, listen'
2:38
(Colline, Schaunard)
14.
Mimì - 'Have they left us?'
6:53
(Mimì, Rodolfo, Schaunard)
15.
Musetta - 'Sleeping?' - Rodolfo - 'Just resting'
2:16
(Musseta, Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimì)
16.
Rodolfo - 'What did the doctor say?'
2:58
(Rodolfo, Marcello, Musetta, Schaunard, Colline)
Solo: Cynthia Haymon soprano - Mimì
Solo: Dennis O'Neill tenor - Rodolfo
Solo: Alan Opie baritone - Marcello
Solo: Alastair Miles bass - Colline
Solo: William Dazeley baritone - Schaunard
Solo: Andrew Shore baritone - Benoit
Solo: Mark Milhofer tenor - Parpignol
Solo: Marie McLaughlin soprano - Musetta
Conductor: David Parry
3-7 September 1997




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