Turandot (Puccini, Giacomo)

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Performances

Recordings

Aria: "Non piangere Liù" (Act I)

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Performer Pages Jacques Pottier (tenor)
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Aria: "Nessun dorma" (Act III)

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Completion by Franco Alfano

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Arranger Franco Alfano (1875–1954)
Language Italian
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, 1926. Plate P.R. 117.
Reprinted Milan: G. Ricordi, 1977
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Misc. Notes Nessun Dorma begins on page 324 (page 12 of Act 3)
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Vocal Scores

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Arranger Guido Zuccoli (fl.1909-1937), piano reduction
Language Italian & English
Translator Rosette Helen Elkin (1865–1955)
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1929. Plate 121329.
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Arranger Guido Zuccoli (fl.1909-1937), piano reduction
Language Russian / Italian
Translator V. Bykov, Russian text
Publisher. Info. Leningrad: Muzyka, 1980. Plate 2572.
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Selections

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Arranger Guido Zuccoli (fl.1909-1937), piano reduction
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1926. Plate 119772.
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Misc. Notes This is Alfono's original completion as it was printed in the first edition of the vocal score, before Toscanini enforced his cuts.
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Aria: "Nessun dorma" (Act III)

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Arranger Guido Zuccoli (fl.1909-1937), piano reduction
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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, 1926. Plate 120205.
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Arranger Guido Zuccoli (fl.1909-1937), piano reduction
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Aria: "Nessun dorma" (Act III)

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For Voice and 5 Cellos (Manger)

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Misc. Notes The solo part is provided in different clefs.
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For 3 Trombones (Shigeta)

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Misc. Notes 2 transpositions - F major and F major
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For Instrument and Organ (Ferrari)

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Libretti

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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C. (1926).
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Misc. Notes I-CRsp, Fondo Giuseppe Ghisi 239
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General Information

Work Title Turandot
Alternative. Title Dramma lirico in tre atti
Composer Puccini, Giacomo
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1926
First Performance. 1926-04-25 in Milan, Teatro alla Scala
Arturo Toscanini (Puccini fragment only, without Alfano's completion)

1926-04-26 (with Alfano's revised completion)

First Publication. 1926
Librettist Giuseppe Adami (1878–1946)
Renato Simoni (1875–1952)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation vocal soloists, mixed chorus, orchestra
Vocal roles
Turandot (soprano)
Calaf (tenor)
Liù (soprano)
Timur (bass)
Emperor Altoum (tenor)
Ping (baritone)
Pang (tenor)
Pong (tenor)
A Mandarin (baritone)
Prince of Persia (tenor)
Mixed Chorus
Guards, Executioner's servants, Children, Priests,
Mandarins, 8 Wise men, Turandot's handmaidens, Soldiers,
Flag-carriers, Musicians, Ghosts of the dead, Crowd
Orchestra
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn,
2 clarinets (B), bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, contrabass trombone
timpani, cymbals, gong, triangle, snare drum, bass drum, tam-tam,
glockenspiel, 2 xylophones (2nd = bass), chimes, Chinese tuned gongs,
organ, celesta, 2 harps, strings
Onstage Instruments
2 alto saxophones (E), 6 trumpets (B),
4 trombones (4th = bass), wood block, large gong
External Links Wikipedia article
Opera Guide
Aria-database.com
Opening Night
Turandot - scores at Sheet Music Plus


Misc. Comments

Operas by Giacomo Puccini