Madama Butterfly (Puccini, Giacomo)

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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, 1907.
Reissue (new engraving), 1920. Plate P.R. 112.
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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, 1907.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1964).
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Aria: 'Un bel di vedremo'

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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, 1907.
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Vocal Scores

Complete (5th version, 1907, 3 acts)

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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1904. Plate 110000.
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Daphnis (2008/10/18)

Arranger Carlo Carignani (1857–1919), piano reduction
Language Italian
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1907. Plate 110000.
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Misc. Notes Third Italian edition (Schickling 74.E.7, page 276)
Page 98 wrongly inserted and numbered
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Alaric (2008/8/6)

Arranger Carlo Carignani (1857-1919), piano reduction
Language French
Translator Paul Ferrier (1843–1920), French text
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1907. Plate 111360.
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Misc. Notes Second French edition (Schickling 74.E.6, page 275)
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Carolus (2009/10/17)

Arranger Carlo Carignani (1857-1919), piano reduction
Language English / Italian
Translator Rosette Helen Elkin (1865-1955), English text
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1907. Plate 111200.
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Misc. Notes Third English edition (Schickling 74.E.7f, page 280)
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Language Russian / Italian
Translator V. Alekseyev, Russian text
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, 1963. Plate 29671
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Aria: "Un bel di, vedremo"

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Language Italian / English
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Ricordi & Co., 1908. Plate 114071.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Voices, Chorus and Small Orchestra (Sasaki)

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Arranger Osamu Sasaki
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Complete (1st version, 1904, 2 acts)

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Arranger Carlo Carignani (1857-1919)
Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, 1904. Plate 110001.
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Complete (4th version, 1906, 3 acts)

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Arranger Carlo Carignani (1857–1919)
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1906. Plate 111361.
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Arranger Carlo Carignani (1857-1919)
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, 1907. Plate 111361.
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Selections

For Violin, Cello and Piano (Avolio)

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Arranger Giovanni Avolio (1849-1923?)
Publisher. Info. Milano: Ricordi, 1909. Plate 112790.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Ricordi et Cie., 1911. Plate 113592
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Publisher. Info. Milano: Ricordi, n.d.
Reprinted Sang und Klang im XIX. und XX. Jahrhundert Vol.4
Berlin: Neufeld u. Henius, n.d. (ca.1910). Plate 4.
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Aria: Un bel dì vedremo (Act II)

For Soprano and Wind Quintet (Falloni)

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Arranger Matteo Falloni
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Libretti

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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi (1904).
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General Information

Work Title Madama Butterfly
Alternative. Title Tragedia giapponese
Composer Puccini, Giacomo
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 or 3 Acts (depending on version)
  • Act I
Dovunque al mondo (Pinkerton)
Vieni la sera (Pinkerton, Butterfly)
Bimba dagli occhi pieni di malia (Pinkerton, Butterfly)
Vogliatemi bene, un bene piccolino (Butterfly, Pinkerton)
  • Act II
Un bel dì vedremo (Butterfly)
Coro a bocca chiusa
  • Act III (Act II, Part 2)
Addio, fiorito asil (Pinkerton)
Tu, tu piccolo Iddio (Butterfly)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1903-1904
First Publication. 1904
Librettist Luigi Illica (1857-1919)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1847-1906)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
Cast
Madama Butterfly (Cio-Cio-San) (soprano)
Suzuki, servente di Cio-Cio-San (mezzo-soprano)
Kate Pinkerton (mezzo-soprano)
B.F. Pinkerton, Tenente della marina degli S.U.A. (tenor)
Sharpless, Console degli Stati Uniti a Nagasaki (baritone)
Goro, nakodo (tenor)
Il Principe Yamadori (tenor)
Lo zio Bonze, Cio-Cio-San's uncle (bass)
Yakusidé (bass)
Il Commissario Imperiale (bass)
L'Ufficiale del Registro (bass)
La madre di Cio-Cio-San (mezzo-soprano)
La zia (soprano)
La cugina (soprano)
Mixed Chorus
Dolore, Parenti, amici ed amiche di Cio-Cio-san, servi
Orchestra
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 4 trombones (4th bass)
timpani, percussion, harp, viola d'amore (offstage), strings
Related Works Pieces based on Madama Butterfly
External Links Wikipedia article
Opera Guide
Librettos (Stanford University)
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