Freni*, Pavarotti*, Ludwig*, Kerns*, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert Von Karajan, Michel Sénéchal, Marius Rintzler, Elke Schary, Giorgio Stendoro, Hans Helm, Wolfgang Scheider, Siegfried Rudolf Frese, Evamaria Hurdes, Erna Maria Mühlberger, Martha Heigl ‎– Madama Butterfly

London Records ‎– OSA5-13110, Decca ‎– OSA5-13110
2 × Cassette, Album, Stereo, Full Frequency Range Recording



Part of a Box Set: Included are two cassette tapes in two plastic holding trays and a 67-page booklet that describes the origins of the Opera and it's history, along with photographs of historically important productions and it's players. The booklet also contains the entire lyrics of the opera both in English and Italian, side by side. No separation of individual Arias are denoted in the credits, only by means described in credits.

Made in England Dolby System

Libretto by Guiseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on a magazine story by John Luther Long, dramatized by the author and David Belacaso. First Performed at La Scala Milan on 17th February, 1904.

Recorded January 1974 in the Sofiensaal, Vienna

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Labeling, Cassette, Side 1 & 2): OSA5-13110/1 OSA5-13110
  • Other (Labeling, Cassette, Side 3 & 4): OSA5-13110/2 OSA5-13110