Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

Introduction

Whatever the atmosphere he wanted to create, Puccini’s sound world is unique and unmistakeable with its opulent yet clear-cut orchestration and a miraculous fund of melodies with their bittersweet, tender lyricism. His masterly writing for the voice guarantees the survival of his music for many years to come. Read the full biography.

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Building your Collection

Select a musical category below to explore the finest Puccini recordings available.

Vocal Opera

Messa di Gloria Opera Arias

La bohème

Edgar

La fanciulla del West 

Madama Butterfly

Manon Lescaut

La rondine

Tosca

Il trittico

Turandot

Le villi

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