Tracklist

Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Caruso
5:28
A2 'O sole mio
3:28
A3 A vucchella
3:14
A4 Core 'ngrato
5:03
A5 Passione
3:52
A6 Mamma
3:40
A7 Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night)
4:20
A8 Agnus Dei
3:52
B1 Cuius animam
5:59
B2 Se quel guerrier io fossi ... Celeste Aida
4:36
B3 Una furtiva lagrima
4:50
B4 Com'e gentil
3:48
B5 Oh! fede negar potessi ... Quando le sere al placido
5:47
B6 Lunge da lei ... De' miei bollenti spiriti
3:54

Credits

Vinyl 1

recorded in:
Bologna, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (1977) (track A3)
arranger:
Giancarlo Chiaramello (tracks A2–A5)
Douglas Gamley (tracks A7–A8)
Ernest Guiraud (track A8)
Henry Mancini (US composer, conductor & arranger) (tracks A6, A6)
choir vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (track B4)
composer:
Cesare Andrea Bixio (track A6)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track A8)
Lucio Dalla (track A1)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks B5–B6, B6)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track B4)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (1832) (track B3)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1832 – 1839) (track B1)
Adolphe Adam (composer) (1847) (track A7)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1871) (track B2)
Eduardo di Capua (1898) (track A2)
Francesco Paolo Tosti (composer) (1904) (track A3)
Salvatore Cardillo (Italian-American composer) (1911) (track A4)
Ernesto Tagliaferri (composer) (1934) (track A5)
Nicola Valente (1934) (track A5)
conductor:
Henry Mancini (US composer, conductor & arranger) (track A6)
Kurt Herbert Adler (conductor) (track A7)
Oliviero de Fabritiis (conductor and composer) (track B6)
Leone Magiera (conductor, pianist) (tracks B2, B4)
Sir Edward Downes (conductor) (1968-06) (track B5)
István Kertész (conductor) (1971) (track B1)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1971-06-28 – 1971-07-16) (track B3)
Anton Guadagno (conductor) (1977) (track A3)
Giancarlo Chiaramello (1979) (track A2)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1979-11) (track B6)
engineer:
James Brown (chorister) (track B5)
James Lock (engineer) (tracks B3, B5)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (track B3)
librettist:
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (track B5)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track B4)
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks B6, B6)
Giovanni Ruffini (librettist) (track B4)
Antonio Ghislanzoni (1870) (track B2)
lyricist:
Lucio Dalla (track A1)
Bixio Cherubini (track A6)
Gabriele D'Annunzio (1892) (track A3)
Giovanni Capurro (1898) (track A2)
Ricardo Cordiferro (1911) (track A4)
Libero Bovio (1934) (track A5)
orchestra:
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (tracks A7, B6)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track B4)
Wiener Opernorchester (1968-06) (track B5)
London Symphony Orchestra (1971) (track B1)
English Chamber Orchestra (1971-06-28 – 1971-07-16) (track B3)
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (1979) (track A2)
producer:
Christopher Raeburn (tracks B3, B5)
solo tenor vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1971) (track B1)
tenor vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (tracks A1, A4–B2, B4)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1968-06) (tracks B5–B6)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1971-06-28 – 1971-07-16) (track B3)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1977) (track A3)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1979) (track A2)
writer:
Placide Cappeau (track A7)
phonographic copyright by:
Dala Luma (track A4)
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1979) (track A2)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Italia Srl (Italian branch of EMI Music Publishing) (track A1)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1968-06) (track B5)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1971-06-28 – 1971-07-16) (track B3)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1979) (track A2)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1979-11) (track B6)
edits:
Caruso by Luciano Pavarotti (track A1)
arrangements:
Cantique de Noël (O Holy Night) (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track A7)
is based on:
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: II. Intermezzo (for piano, Bizet) (track A8)
Minuit, chrétiens (track A7)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Mama (deutsch) (track A6)
Mana saule (track A2)
O helga natt (Adams julsång) (track A7)
Oi jouluyö (track A7)
Oi, jouluyö (track A7)
人知れぬ涙 (track B3)
later versions:
It’s Now or Never (track A2)
O Holy Night (track A7)
Wholly Night Swing (track A7)
part of:
La traviata: Atto II (tracks B6, B6)
Aida: Atto Primo (track B2)
Stabat Mater (track B1)
recording of:
Agnus Dei (track A8)
Cantique de Noël “Minuit chrétiens” (French original of “O Holy Night”) (track A7)
Caruso (track A1)
Core ’ngrato (track A4)
Mamma (track A6)
Passione (track A5)
’A vucchella (1977) (track A3)
’O sole mio (1979) (track A2)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track A2)
Spaghetti mix (track A2)