NAXOS PUCCINI 2 CD - Great Opera Recordings: Giacomo Puccini's Turandot. The title role on this recording was taken by Gina Cigna, the leading Italian dramatic soprano of the inter-war years. Also features Francesco Merli, Magda Olivero, Luciano Neroni. Recorded in 1938 by the Chorus & Orchestra of the Italian Broadcasting Authority, Turin. Franco Ghione (conductor).