Puccini's Madama Butterfly on DVD
Mirella Freni, Plácido Domingo, and Christa Ludwig star in a moving film of Madama Butterfly directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, first released in 1974.  Herbert von Karajan conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.  Available on DVD (for United States and Canada) from amazon.com.
Madama Butterfly on compact disc
jrpsong Madama Butterfly page
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