Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924)

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Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924 : Italy) Conductor: Giorgio Morandi Ensemble: Parma Royal Theatre Orchestra Soloists: Vittorio Grigolo Record label: Sony Classical Catalogue ID: 8869 7723842

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924 : Italy) Conductor: Zubin Mehta Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra;John Alldis Choir Soloists: Luciano Pavarotti Record label: DECCA Catalogue ID: 4580002

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924 : Italy) Conductor: Nicola Luisotti Ensemble: Staatskapelle Dresden Soloists: Rolando Villazon; Anna Netrebko Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 477 8854

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924 : Italy) Conductor: Claudio Abbado Ensemble: Mahler Chamber Orchestra Soloists: Anna Netrebko Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4776344

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924 : Italy) Conductor: Edward Downes Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Soloists: Angela Gheorghiu Record label: Conifer Catalogue ID: 75605 550132

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