GIACOMO PUCCINI (1858-1924): Madama Butterfly: Pot-pourri, Adagietto, Fugues in G, E Minor & G Minor, Adagio, Fuga reale in C Minor, 2 Minuetti, Crisantemi, Piccolo Valzer, Solfeggio, Te Deum from Tosca, O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi, Scossa Elettrica, Corazzata Sicilia, Salve Regina, Inna a Roma, (Calmo e molto lento).
Catalogue Number: 11L056
Description: For historic organ collectors: the performer here, following the practice of Puccini himself and most other Italian composers of the period, offers 80 minutes of transcriptions of music from operas, short piano pieces, string quartet exercises, songs, etc., performed on organs Puccini played (he signed both of them!), one of which was restored just for this recording. Liuwe Tamminga (organs of S. Pietro Somandi [Lucca] and Farneta).