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Giacomo Puccini: Complete Songs for Soprano & Piano

Krassimira Stoyanova, Maria Prinz

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1
Canto d'anime, Pagina d'album (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
1:42
2
Sole e amore (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
2:03
3
E l'uccellino, Ninna-Nanna (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
1:28
4
La Primavera (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
1:11
5
Ave Maria Leopolda (arr. M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Michael Kaye; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
1:00
6
Ad una morta! (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
3:40
7
Morire? (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
3:15
8
Salve Regina (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and organ)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
2:42
9
A te (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
3:59
10
Casa mia, casa mia (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
0:32
11
Sogno d'or (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
1:11
12
Terra e mare (published version) (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
1:25
13
Inno a Roma (arr. M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Michael Kaye; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
2:20
14
Beata Viscera (edited by M. Kaye for 2 Voices and organ)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
1:15
15
Avanti, Urania! (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
1:27
16
Storiella d'amore (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
5:10
17
Inno a Diana (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
2:01
18
Mentìa l'avviso (edited by M. Kaye for Voice and Piano)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
5:35
19
Vexilla Regis prodeunt (edited by M. Kaye for 2 Voices and organ)
Giacomo Puccini; Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
4:44
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    46:40
Though Puccini represents the late-Romantic apex of the Italian operatic tradition, his songs are much less familiar. With this release, Bulgarian soprano Krassimira Stoyanova and Viennese pianist Maria Prinz shine a light on those songs, which, in their pared simplicity and emotional restraint, could hardly be more different from his stage works. The 19 complete songs for soprano and piano included here cover themes typical of lyric poetry including life, death, personal resolution, love, nature, home and religious faith. There are also rare salon pieces and examples of Puccini’s secular and sacred juvenilia.
48 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Naxos Studio Masters

Recorded in Studio 2, Bayerischen Rundfunk, Munich, Germany, January 4 - 7, 2016
Executive producer: Falk Häfner
Producer: Torsten Schreier
Balance engineer: Josuel Theegarten
Editor: Torsten Schreier
Booklet notes: Robert Ignatius Letellier
Cover and photos: Brescia and Amisano, Teatro alla Scala, Milano
Editions by Michael Kaye (Oxford University Press: tracks 1 - 3, 7 - 9, 12 - 13, 15 - 19, Masters Music Publications, Inc., Boca Raton, USA: tracks 4 - 6, 10 - 11, 14)

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