Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Caruso
5:22
2 A vucchella
3:14
3 Core 'ngrato
4:59
4 Passione
3:50
5 Maria, Marì!
4:02
6 Cantique de Noël (O Holy Night)
4:17
7 Agnus dei
3:48
8 Cuius animam
5:56
9 Non mi lasciare… o muto asil
9:48
10 Celeste aida
4:31
11 Com'e gentil
3:46
12 Oh fede negar potessi… Quando le sere al placido
5:45
13 Lunge da lei… De' miei bollenti
3:55
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Di Quella Pira ('Le Trouvere' De Verdi)
2:14
2 Fuor Del Mar ('Idomeneo' De Mozart)
5:23
3 La Rivedra Nell'Estasi ('Un Bal Masque' De Verdi)
2:06
4 Cielo E Mar ('La Gioconda' De Ponchielli)
5:10
5 M'Appari ('Martha' De Flotow)
3:33
6 A Te O Cara ('Les Puraitains' De Bellini)
6:40
7 Pourquoi Me Reveiller ('Werther' De Massenet)
3:09
8 O Paradiso ('L'Africana' De Meyerbeer)
3:36
9 Dai Campi, Dai Prati ('Mefistofele' De Boito)
2:45
10 Vesti La Giubba ('Paillasse' De Leoncavallo)
3:43
11 Addio Alla Madre ('Cavalleria Rusticana' De Mascagni)
5:16
12 Amor Ti Vieta ('Fedora' De Giordano)
1:51
13 Ch'Ella Mi Creda ('La Fille Du Far West' De Puccini)
2:09
14 Donna Non Vidi Mai ('Manon Lescaut' De Puccini)
2:42
15 Ah La Paterna Mano ('Mcbeth' De Verdi)
3:44
16 Torna A Surriento (De Curtis)
3:15

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Bologna, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (1977) (track 2)
arranger:
Giancarlo Chiaramello (tracks 2–4)
Douglas Gamley (tracks 6–7)
Ernest Guiraud (track 7)
choir vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (track 11)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 7)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track 11)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 12–13, 13)
Lucio Dalla (track 1)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1832 – 1839) (track 8)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (track 6)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1871) (track 10)
Francesco Paolo Tosti (1904) (track 2)
Salvatore Cardillo (Italian-American composer) (1911) (track 3)
Ernesto Tagliaferri (composer) (1934) (track 4)
Nicola Valente (1934) (track 4)
conductor:
Kurt Herbert Adler (conductor) (track 6)
Oliviero de Fabritiis (conductor and composer) (track 13)
Leone Magiera (conductor, pianist) (tracks 10–11)
Sir Edward Downes (conductor) (1968-06) (track 12)
István Kertész (conductor) (1971) (track 8)
Anton Guadagno (conductor) (1977) (track 2)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1979-11) (track 13)
engineer:
James Brown (chorister) (track 12)
James Lock (engineer) (track 12)
librettist:
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track 11)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (track 12)
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 13, 13)
Giovanni Ruffini (librettist) (track 11)
Antonio Ghislanzoni (1870) (track 10)
lyricist:
Lucio Dalla (track 1)
Gabriele D'Annunzio (1892) (track 2)
Ricardo Cordiferro (1911) (track 3)
Libero Bovio (1934) (track 4)
orchestra:
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (tracks 6, 13)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 11)
Wiener Opernorchester (1968-06) (track 12)
London Symphony Orchestra (1971) (track 8)
producer:
Christopher Raeburn (track 12)
solo tenor vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1971) (track 8)
tenor vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–8, 10–11)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1968-06) (tracks 12–13)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1977) (track 2)
writer:
Placide Cappeau (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Dala Luma (track 3)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Italia Srl (Italian branch of EMI Music Publishing) (track 1)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1968-06) (track 12)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1979-11) (track 13)
edits:
Caruso by Luciano Pavarotti (track 1)
arrangements:
Cantique de Noël (O Holy Night) (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 6)
is based on:
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: II. Intermezzo (for piano, Bizet) (track 7)
Minuit, chrétiens (track 6)
later translated versions:
O helga natt (Adams julsång) (track 6)
Oi jouluyö (track 6)
Oi, jouluyö (track 6)
later versions:
O Holy Night (track 6)
Wholly Night Swing (track 6)
part of:
La traviata: Atto II (tracks 13, 13)
Aida: Atto Primo (track 10)
Stabat Mater (track 8)
recording of:
Agnus Dei (track 7)
Cantique de Noël “Minuit chrétiens” (French original of “O Holy Night”) (track 6)
Caruso (track 1)
Core ’ngrato (track 3)
Passione (track 4)
’A vucchella (1977) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

composer:
Pietro Mascagni (composer) (track 11)
Jules Massenet (French Romantic composer) (track 7)
Giacomo Meyerbeer (track 8)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 3)
Arrigo Boito (track 9)
Friedrich von Flotow (composer) (1849) (track 5)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1876) (track 4)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (composer) (1892) (track 10)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1893) (track 14)
Umberto Giordano (Italian opera composer) (1898) (track 12)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1910) (track 13)
conductor:
Oliviero de Fabritiis (conductor and composer) (tracks 7, 9, 12–14)
Leone Magiera (conductor, pianist) (track 10)
Zubin Mehta (conductor) (track 8)
Nicola Rescigno (track 12)
Leone Magiera (conductor, pianist) (1969) (track 4)
librettist:
Édouard Blau (Librettist) (track 7)
Arrigo Boito (track 9)
Arturo Colautti (track 12)
Georges Hartmann (librettist) (track 7)
Guido Menasci (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (track 11)
Paul Milliet (Librettist) (track 7)
Eugène Scribe (track 8)
Antonio Somma (track 3)
Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (track 11)
Arrigo Boito (1876) (track 4)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (composer) (1892) (track 10)
orchestra:
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (tracks 7, 9, 12–14)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1969) (track 4)
tenor vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (tracks 4–5, 7–14)
arrangements:
On With the Motley (for brass band, Farr) (track 10)
Pagliacci: Atto I. "Recitar!" - "Vesti la giubba" (Canio) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Pagliacci (Maynard Ferguson jazz adaptation of "Vesti la giubba" from Leoncavallo's Pagliacci) (track 10)
later translated versions:
part of:
Fedora: Atto II (track 12)
Werther: Acte III (track 7)
Pagliacci: Atto I (track 10)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:

Release

ASIN:FR: B00004UGF2 [info]