Annotation

cardboard slipover, open on right, openable on left, contains the 3 jewel cased cds (which unfortunately all carry the box barcode)

Annotation last modified on 2019-04-17 13:51 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Lucia di Lammermoor: “Lucia, perdona…” • “Sulla tomba che rinserra”
Gaetano Donizetti 13:09
2 La traviata: “Libiamo ne’ lieti calici” • “Godiamo!”
Giuseppe Verdi 5:21
3 La traviata: “Un di felice”
Giuseppe Verdi 3:36
4 La Bohème: “Che gelida manina”
Giacomo Puccini 5:27
5 Madame Butterfly: “Addio, fiorito asil di letizia e d’amor…”
Giacomo Puccini 2:02
6 Lohengrin: “Mein Herr und König”
Richard Wagner 5:36
7 Lohengrin: “In fernem Land”
Richard Wagner 4:05
8 Lucia di Lammermoor: “Tombe degli avi miei…Fra poco a me ricovero” • “Tu che a Dio spiegasti l’ali”
Gaetano Donizetti 16:53
9 La Bohème: “Marcello! Finalmente!”
Giacomo Puccini 5:29
10 Rigoletto: “Questa o quella…Partite? Crudele!”
Giuseppe Verdi 3:18
11 Luisa Miller: “Oh! fede negar potessi agl’occhi miei!”
Giuseppe Verdi 5:29
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rigoletto: “Un di, se ben rammentomi…” • “Bella figlia dell’amore”
Giuseppe Verdi 6:06
2 Il trovatore: “Mal reggendo all’aspro assalto”
Giuseppe Verdi 3:26
3 Il trovatore: “L’usato messo Ruiz invia!… Perigliarti ancor”
Giuseppe Verdi 4:01
4 La Bohème: “Non somo in vena…Chi è là?…” • “Che gelida manina”
Giacomo Puccini 8:54
5 Madame Butterfly: “Dovungque al mondo lo Yankee vagabondo”
Giacomo Puccini 6:28
6 Un ballo in maschera: “Forse la soglia attinse”
Giuseppe Verdi 7:01
7 Il tabarro: “Hai ben ragione”
Giacomo Puccini 2:37
8 Il tabarro: “E ben altro il mio sogno”
Giacomo Puccini 5:28
9 Il tabarro: “O Luigi! Luigi!”
Giacomo Puccini 6:55
10 I Capuleti e i Montecchi: “Che sei, che ardisci…” • “Stolto! ad un sol mio grido”
Vincenzo Bellini 8:58
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rigoletto: “La donna è mobile”
Giuseppe Verdi 2:24
2 Pagliacci: “Recitar!…Vesti la giubba”
Ruggero Leoncavallo 4:05
3 Cavalleria rusticana: “O Lola, ch’ai di latti”
Pietro Mascagni 2:12
4 Tosca: “Recondita armonia di bellezze diverse!…”
Giacomo Puccini 3:02
5 Tosca: “E lucevan le stelle…e olezava”
Giacomo Puccini 3:10
6 Un ballo in maschera: “La rivedrà nell’estasi”
Giuseppe Verdi 2:33
7 Un ballo in maschera: “Di’ tu se fedele”
Giuseppe Verdi 3:39
8 L’elisir d’amore: “Quanto è bella”
Gaetano Donizetti 2:31
9 Messa da Requiem: “Kyrie eleison”
Giuseppe Verdi 4:50
10 Cavalleria rusticana: “Intanto amici…” • “Viva il vino spumeggiante”
Pietro Mascagni 2:53
11 La traviata: “De’ miei bollenti spiriti”
Giuseppe Verdi 4:03
12 La traviata: Scena della borsa
Giuseppe Verdi 3:46
13 Rigoletto: “Ella mi furapita…Parmi veder la lagrime…”
Giuseppe Verdi 7:17
14 Il trovatore: “E deggio…E posso crederio”
Giuseppe Verdi 4:15
15 Il trovatore: “Quale d’armi fragor”
Giuseppe Verdi 1:59
16 Il trovatore: “Ah si, ben mio”
Giuseppe Verdi 3:20
17 Luisa Miller: “Oh! fede negar potessi agi’occhi miei!”
Giuseppe Verdi 9:46

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (tracks 1, 8, 8, 8)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 5, 9)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 2–3, 11)
Richard Wagner (composer) (1846 – 1848) (tracks 6–7)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 10)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (track 4)
librettist:
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (tracks 8, 11)
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 4, 9)
Luigi Illica (tracks 4, 9)
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 2–3)
Richard Wagner (composer) (tracks 6–7)
Francesco Maria Piave (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 10)
tenor vocals:
José Carreras (tracks 4–5, 9)
Plácido Domingo (tenor) (tracks 2–3, 6–7)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (tracks 1, 8, 10–11)
live recording of:
part of:
La traviata: Atto I (tracks 2–3)
Rigoletto: Atto I (track 10)
La bohème: Atto I (track 4)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 4–5, 7–9)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 2–3, 3, 6)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 1, 1)
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (1830-01 – 1830-03) (tracks 10, 10)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (track 4)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 4, 4)
Luigi Illica (tracks 4, 4)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (tracks 2–3)
Antonio Somma (track 6)
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 1, 1)
Felice Romani (1830-01 – 1830-03) (tracks 10, 10)
lyricist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (track 5)
Luigi Illica (track 5)
tenor vocals:
José Carreras (tracks 5–6)
Plácido Domingo (tenor) (tracks 2–3, 7–9)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (tracks 1, 4, 10)
is the basis for:
live recording of:
Il tabarro: "Hai ben ragione" (Luigi) (track 7)
Il tabarro: "O Luigi! Luigi!" (Giorgetta, Luigi) (track 9)
Il tabarro: "È ben altro il mio sogno!" (Giorgetta, La Frugola, Luigi) (track 8)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Dovunque al mondo” (Pinkerton, Sharpless) (track 5)
part of:
Il tabarro (tracks 7–9)
Rigoletto: Atto III (tracks 1, 1)
Il trovatore: Atto II (tracks 2–3, 3)
La bohème: Atto I (tracks 4, 4)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

composer:
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track 8)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (composer) (track 10)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 6, 9, 11, 13–15, 17)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 1, 13)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1853) (track 16)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1859) (track 7)
Pietro Mascagni (composer) (1890) (track 3)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (composer) (1892) (track 2)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896 – 1899) (tracks 4–5)
librettist:
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (tracks 14–15, 17)
Guido Menasci (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (tracks 3, 10)
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 11, 13)
Antonio Somma (tracks 6–7)
Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (track 3)
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 1, 13)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (1853) (track 16)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (composer) (1892) (track 2)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896 – 1899) (tracks 4–5)
Luigi Illica (1896 – 1899) (tracks 4–5)
tenor vocals:
José Carreras (tracks 4–7, 11–13, 17)
Plácido Domingo (tenor) (tracks 2–3, 10, 14–16)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (tracks 1, 8–9)
arrangements:
On With the Motley (for brass band, Farr) (track 2)
Pagliacci: Atto I. "Vesti la giubba" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Rigoletto: Atto III. “La donna è mobile” (Duca) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Pagliacci (Maynard Ferguson jazz adaptation of "Vesti la giubba" from Leoncavallo's Pagliacci) (track 2)
later translated versions:
Tosca: Aufzug III. “Und es blitzen die Sterne” (“E lucevan le stelle”) (track 5)
live recording of:
part of:
Cavalleria rusticana (tracks 3, 10)
Rigoletto: Atto II (tracks 13, 13)
Tosca: Atto I (track 4)
Tosca: Atto III (track 5)
Il trovatore: Atto III (tracks 15–16)
Pagliacci: Atto I (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 1–2, 5)

Release

manufactured in:Germany
copyrighted by:Delta Music GmbH (not for release label use! 1970–2007, succeeded in 2008 by Delta Music & Entertainment GmbH & Co. KG) (1993)
phonographic copyright by:Delta Music GmbH (not for release label use! 1970–2007, succeeded in 2008 by Delta Music & Entertainment GmbH & Co. KG) (1993)