Giacomo Puccini
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1858-12-22
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Giacomo Puccini

Giacomo Puccini Biography (Wikipedia)

Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 – 29 November 1924) was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi".

Puccini's early work was rooted in traditional late-19th-century romantic Italian opera. Later, he successfully developed his work in the realistic verismo style, of which he became one of the leading exponents.

Puccini's most renowned works are La bohème (1896), Tosca (1900), Madama Butterfly (1904), and Turandot (1924), all of which are among the important operas played as standards.

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Giacomo Puccini
'Vissi d'arte' (Tosca)
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'Vissi d'arte' (Tosca)

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Madam Butterfly - Humming Chorus
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Madam Butterfly - Humming Chorus
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La Bohème / Act 2: "Quando M'en vo" - Live
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La Bohème / Act 2: "Quando M'en vo" - Live
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La Bohème - / Act 1: "Che Gelida Manina"
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La Bohème - / Act 1: "Che Gelida Manina"
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Morire
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Morire
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The Humming Chorus (Madama Butterfly)
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The Humming Chorus (Madama Butterfly)
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Intermezzo (excerpt Manon Lescaut (between Acts 2 and 3))
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Intermezzo (excerpt Manon Lescaut (between Acts 2 and 3))
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E lucevan le stelle (Tosca)
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E lucevan le stelle (Tosca)

E lucevan le stelle (Tosca)

Orchestra
Royal Opera Orchestra
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E lucevan le stelle (Tosca)
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E lucevan le stelle (Tosca)
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Suor Angelica - Senza mamma
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Suor Angelica - Senza mamma
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Humming Chorus (from Madam Butterfly)
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Humming Chorus (from Madam Butterfly)
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Turandot: Nessun Dorma! (Live)
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Turandot: Nessun Dorma! (Live)
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La Boheme: Act 1; Che gelida manina [Rodolfo]
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La Boheme: Act 1; Che gelida manina [Rodolfo]
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Suor Angelica, Senza mamma
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Suor Angelica, Senza mamma
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O Soave Fanciulla (La Boheme)
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O Soave Fanciulla (La Boheme)
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Vissi d'arte (Tosca)
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Vissi d'arte (Tosca)

Vissi d'arte (Tosca)

Orchestra
La Scala Orchestra, Milan
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Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino
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Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino

Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino

Performer
Diana Tugui
Orchestra
Romanian Youth Orchestra
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Nessun dorma! (Turandot)
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Nessun dorma! (Turandot)
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Tosca - opera in 3 acts
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Tosca - opera in 3 acts
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O mio babbino caro (excerpt Gianni Schicci)
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O mio babbino caro (excerpt Gianni Schicci)
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Crisantemi
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Crisantemi

Crisantemi

Ensemble
Puccini Quartet
Giacomo Puccini
Rodolfo's aria ("Your tiny hand is frozen")
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Rodolfo's aria ("Your tiny hand is frozen")

Rodolfo's aria ("Your tiny hand is frozen")

Orchestra
Hungarian Radio Orchestra
Conductor
Adam Medveczky
Giacomo Puccini
Tre sbirri... Te Deum (Tosca)
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Tre sbirri... Te Deum (Tosca)
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Manon Lescaut, Act 1: Donna non vidi mai
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Manon Lescaut, Act 1: Donna non vidi mai
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Vissi d'arte (Tosca)
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Vissi d'arte (Tosca)

Vissi d'arte (Tosca)

Orchestra
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
Conductor
George Pretre
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La Boheme: Quando Me'n Vò (Musetta's Waltz)
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La Boheme: Quando Me'n Vò (Musetta's Waltz)

La Boheme: Quando Me'n Vò (Musetta's Waltz)

Singer
Samantha Clarke
Orchestra
Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
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O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)
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O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)
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Turandot: Nessun Dorma!
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Turandot: Nessun Dorma!
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Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums) for string quartet
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Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums) for string quartet
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Madama Butterfly (Un Bel di Vedremmo)
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Madama Butterfly (Un Bel di Vedremmo)
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Madama Butterfly - opera vers. "standard" in 3 acts [Paris, 1906]
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Madama Butterfly - opera vers. "standard" in 3 acts [Paris, 1906]
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Aria: Sola, perduta, abbandonata - from Act IV of Manon Lescaut
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Aria: Sola, perduta, abbandonata - from Act IV of Manon Lescaut
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Vissi d'arte (Tosca)
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Vissi d'arte (Tosca)

Vissi d'arte (Tosca)

Orchestra
Rome Opera House Orchestra
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Nessun dorma (Turandot)
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Nessun dorma (Turandot)
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Musetta's Waltz Song (La Boheme)
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Musetta's Waltz Song (La Boheme)
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Scherzo
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Scherzo
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Tosca Act II Vissi d'arte
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Tosca Act II Vissi d'arte
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Tosca Act II E qual via scegliete?
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Tosca Act II E qual via scegliete?
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Tosca Act I Ah, quegli occhi
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Tosca Act I Ah, quegli occhi
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Quando m'en vo (La bohème)
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Quando m'en vo (La bohème)
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Humming Chorus (Madam Butterfly)
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Humming Chorus (Madam Butterfly)
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Crisantemi
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Crisantemi
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Vogliatemi bene (Madama Butterfly)
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Vogliatemi bene (Madama Butterfly)
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Vogliatemi bene, un bene piccolino (Madama Butterfly)
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Vogliatemi bene, un bene piccolino (Madama Butterfly)
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Edgar: Prelude To Act III
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Edgar: Prelude To Act III
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La Bohème
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La Bohème
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Humming Chorus (Madam Butterfly)
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Humming Chorus (Madam Butterfly)
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Crisantemi
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Crisantemi

Crisantemi

Ensemble
Ernest Quartet
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