Episodes

TitleComments
Genome: [r4 Bd=19680402]A Japanese tragedy

Opera in two acts

Libretto by Luigi Illica and GIUSEPPE Giacosa after the play by DAVID BELASCO

Music by Puccini sung in Italian

Cast in order of singing:

Cio-Cio-San's relatives and friends

TURIN CHORUS AND

SYMPHONY Orchestra OF ITALIAN RADIO

Chorus-Master. Ruggero Maghinl Conducted by Arturo Basile

The action takes place at Nagasaki at the beginning of the present century

Act 1: Outside a Japanese house on a hill overlooking Nagasaki barbour

8.25* Act 2 Part 1: Inside Butter. fly's house, three years later

9.20* Act 2 Part 2: The following morning

Recording made available by court tesy of Italian Radio

See page 39

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680402] Unknown: Giuseppe Giacosa

Play By: David Belasco

Conducted By: Arturo Basile