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Giacomo Antonio Puccini


Giuseppe Adami, and Renato Simoni


25 April 1926, Milan (La Scala)




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About the opera Turandot

Turandot (Italian pronunciation: ) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini, set to a libretto in Italian by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni.
Though Puccini's first interest in the subject was based on his reading of Friedrich Schiller's adaptation of the play, his work is most nearly based on the earlier text Turandot by Carlo Gozzi. The story, set in China, involves prince Calà f who falls in love with the cold princess Turandot. To obtain permission to marry her, a suitor has to solve three riddles; any false answer results in death. Calà f passes the test, but Turandot still hesitates to marry him. He offers her a way out: he agrees to die should she be able to guess his real name.
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Roles in Turandot

Princess Turandot Soprano
The Emperor Altoum Tenor
Timur Bass
Calaf Tenor
Liù Soprano
Ping Baritone
Pang Tenor
Pong Tenor

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All scenes from Turandot

Arias from Turandot

Nr.Title sceneOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Popolo di PekinoTurandotPuccini1.01Br B SItalianA Mandarin/Timur/Liù
2Padre mio padreTurandotPuccini1.02T BItalianCalaf/Timur
3Perduta la battagliaTurandotPuccini1.03T B SItalianCalaf/Timur/Liù
4Gira la cote! Gira!TurandotPuccini1.04n/aItalian
5Perche tarda la lunaTurandotPuccini1.05n/aItalian
6La sui monti dell estTurandotPuccini1.06choirn/aItalian
7O giovinetto!TurandotPuccini1.07-1 S TItalianTurandot/Calaf
8O divina bellezzaTurandotPuccini1.07-2 recitativetenorItalianCalaf
9Figlio che faiTurandotPuccini1.08B TItalianTimur/Calaf
10Fermo che fai t'arresta!TurandotPuccini1.09Br T TItalianPing/Pang/Pong
11Silenzio olaTurandotPuccini1.10n/aItalian
12Guardalo PongTurandotPuccini1.11Br T TItalianPing/Pang/Pong
13Non indugiareTurandotPuccini1.12quintetT B Br T TItalianCalaf/Timur/Ping/Pang/Pong
14Signore ascolta!TurandotPuccini1.13ariasopranoItalianLiù
15Non piangere LiuTurandotPuccini1.14ariatenorItalianCalaf
16Ah! per l'ultima voltaTurandotPuccini1.15sextetT B S Br T TItalianCalaf/Timur/Liù/Ping/Pang/Pong
17Ola Pang ola PongTurandotPuccini2.01Br T TItalianPing/Pang/Pong
18O Cina o CinaTurandotPuccini2.02Br T TItalianPing/Pang/Pong
19Ho una casa nell honanTurandotPuccini2.03Br T TItalianPing/Pang/Pong
20O mondo pieno di pazziTurandotPuccini2.04Br T TItalianPing/Pang/Pong
21Addio amore!TurandotPuccini2.05-1 Br T TItalianPing/Pang/Pong
22Non ve in China per nostra fortunaTurandotPuccini2.05-2 Br T TItalianPing/Pang/Pong
23Noi si sognaTurandotPuccini2.06Br T TItalianPing/Pang/Pong
24Gravi enormi ed imponentiTurandotPuccini2.07n/aItalian
25Un giuramento atroce mi costringeTurandotPuccini2.08T TItalianEmperor/Calaf
26Diecimilla anni al nostro imperatore 1TurandotPuccini2.09baritoneItalianA Mandarin
27In questa reggiaTurandotPuccini2.10ariasopranoItalianTurandot
28Straniero ascoltaTurandotPuccini2.11S TItalianTurandot/Calaf
29Guizza al pari di fiammaTurandotPuccini2.12S TItalianTurandot/Calaf
30Gelo che ti da focoTurandotPuccini2.13S TItalianTurandot/Calaf
31Gloria gloria o vincitoreTurandotPuccini2.14ensembleT SItalian
32Figlio del cieloTurandotPuccini2.15-1 trioS T TItalianTurandot/Emperor/Calaf
33No non dire tua figlia e sacraTurandotPuccini2.15-2 ariasopranoItalianTurandot
34Tre enigmi m'hai propostoTurandotPuccini2.16S TItalianTurandot/Calaf
35Ai tuoi piedi ci prostriamTurandotPuccini2.17choirn/aItalian
36Cosi comanda TurandotTurandotPuccini3.01n/aItalian
37Nessun dormaTurandotPuccini3.02ariatenorItalianCalaf
38Tu che guardi le stelleTurandotPuccini3.03-1 quartetBr T T TItalianPing/Pang/Pong/Calaf
39Straniero tu non saiTurandotPuccini3.03-2 quartetBr T T TItalianPing/Pang/Pong/Calaf
40Principessa divina!TurandotPuccini3.04Br S SItalianPing/Turandot/Liù
41Quel nome!TurandotPuccini3.05S T SItalianLiù/Calaf/Turandot
42Tanto amore segretoTurandotPuccini3.06-1 ariasopranoItalianLiù
43Principessa l'amoreTurandotPuccini3.06-2ariasopranoItalianLiù
44Chi pose tanta forzaTurandotPuccini3.06-3ensembleallItalian
45Tu che di gel sei cintaTurandotPuccini3.07ariasopranoItalianLiù
46Liu bonta!TurandotPuccini3.08-1 ariabassItalianTimur
47Ah! tu sei mortaTurandotPuccini3.08-2 Italian
48Principessa di morteTurandotPuccini3.09ariatenorItalianCalaf
49Che e mai di me?TurandotPuccini3.10S TItalianTurandot/Calaf
50Del primo piantoTurandotPuccini3.11ariasopranoItalianTurandot
51Diecimilla anni al nostro imperatore 2TurandotPuccini3.12aria,choirsopranoItalianTurandot