Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ave Maria Franz Schubert 2:37
2 La donna è mobile Giuseppe Verdi 2:01
3 La spagnola Vincenzo di Chiara 3:21
4 The Rosary Ethelbert Nevin 2:14
5 A Marechiare Francesco Paolo Tosti 1:59
6 Because You’re Mine Nicholas Brodzsky 2:02
7 If Tolchard Evans, Robert Hargreaves 3:00
8 Lolita Arturo Buzzi‐Peccia 3:34
9 My Song My Love Malcolm Beelby, Gerda Maline Beilenson 3:40
10 Serenade Sigmund Romberg 3:26
11 The Loveliest Night of the Year Irving Aaronson 3:05
12 They Didn’t Believe Me Jerome Kern 4:25
13 Be My Love Nicholas Brodzsky 2:54
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 O sole mio Eduardo di Capua 4:26
2 Funiculì Funiculà Luigi Denza 1:59
3 Granada Agustín Lara 3:50
4 Santa Lucia [traditional] 2:47
5 O paradiso Giacomo Meyerbeer 3:09
6 Parliami d’amore Cesare Andrea Bixio 2:40
7 Mattinata Ruggero Leoncavallo 1:58
8 A vucchella Francesco Paolo Tosti 2:20
9 Diane Ernö Rapée 2:54
10 Vesti la giubba Ruggero Leoncavallo 2:45
11 More Than You Know Vincent Youmans 3:43
12 Temptation Nacio Herb Brown 1:07
13 The Lord’s Prayer Albert Hay Malotte 3:01
14 There Alone Sigmund Romberg 2:42

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Nicholas Brodzsky (tracks 6, 13)
Tolchard Evans (track 7)
Irving Aaronson (track 11)
Jerome Kern (track 12)
Ethelbert Nevin (track 4)
Sigmund Romberg (track 10)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (track 1)
Francesco Paolo Tosti (composer) (track 5)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (track 2)
Vincenzo di Chiara (1906) (track 3)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (track 2)
lyricist:
Sammy Cahn (tracks 6, 13)
Dorothy Donnelly (track 10)
Robert Hargreaves (songwriter) (track 7)
Herbert Reynolds (track 12)
Robert Cameron Rogers (songwriter) (track 4)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
Vincenzo di Chiara (1906) (track 3)
tenor vocals:
Mario Lanza (tenor) (tracks 1–13)
writer:
Malcolm Beelby (track 9)
Gerda M. Beilenson (track 9)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 10)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 6, 11, 13)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (tracks 10, 12)
Robbins Music (publishing company owned by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.) (track 11)
arrangements:
Ave Maria (arr. Hazell) (track 1)
Ave Maria (The Priests arrangement) (track 1)
Be My Love (Euphonium solo) (track 13)
La donna è mobile (arr. Litten) (track 2)
Rigoletto: Atto III. “La donna è mobile” (Duca) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile (per quartetto d'archi) (track 2)
The Student Prince: Serenade (for band, Godfrey) (track 10)
is the basis for:
And When They Ask Us (set to the tune of "They Didn't Believe Me") (track 12)
Ave Maria (track 1)
later translated versions:
Jos sinut saan (track 13)
live recording of:
Ave Maria (Schubert’s Ave Maria: Latin “Ave Maria” text sung to the tune of ‘Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria”’) (track 1)
Be My Love (track 13)
Because You’re Mine (Because You’re Mine) (track 6)
If (Song, popular in the 1950s) (track 7)
La spagnola (track 3)
Lolita (track 8)
Marechiare (track 5)
My Song, My Love (track 9)
The Rosary (track 4)
part of:
The Girl From Utah (track 12)
Rigoletto: Atto III (number) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria” (Schubert's song, not the Bach/Gounod work) (track 1)

CD 2

composer:
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter) (track 12)
Luigi Denza (composer) (track 2)
Agustín Lara (track 3)
Alfredo Mazzucchi (track 1)
Giacomo Meyerbeer (composer) (track 5)
Ernö Rapée (track 9)
Sigmund Romberg (track 14)
Vincent Youmans (track 11)
Teodoro Cottrau (composer) (track 4)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (composer) (track 7)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (composer) (1892) (track 10)
Eduardo di Capua (1898) (track 1)
Francesco Paolo Tosti (composer) (1904) (track 8)
Albert Hay Malotte (composer) (1935) (track 13)
librettist:
Eugène Scribe (track 5)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (composer) (1892) (track 10)
lyricist:
Teodoro Cottrau (composer) (track 4)
Dorothy Dodd (track 3)
Edward Eliscu (track 11)
Arthur Freed (track 12)
Otto Harbach (track 14)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (composer) (track 7)
Frank Mandel (track 14)
Ennio Neri (track 6)
Lew Pollack (track 9)
Billy Rose (lyricist and Broadway producer) (track 11)
Peppino Turco (track 2)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 13)
Gabriele D'Annunzio (1892) (track 8)
Giovanni Capurro (1898) (track 1)
tenor vocals:
Mario Lanza (tenor) (tracks 1–14)
translator:
Enrico Cossovich (1849) (track 4)
publisher:
Bideri CEVEL (track 1)
Intersong Music (track 11)
Miller Music Corp. (track 11)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 3)
arrangements:
Funiculì, funiculà (for band, Reed) (track 2)
Gweddi’r arglwydd (The Lord’s Prayer) (translated) (track 13)
On With the Motley (for brass band, Farr) (track 10)
Pagliacci: Atto I. “Vesti la giubba” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Santa Lucia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
フニクリ・フニクラ (translated) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Mattinata (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Mattinata (for piano, George Greeley) (track 7)
Pagliacci (Maynard Ferguson jazz adaptation of “Vesti la giubba” from Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci) (track 10)
Puff von Barcelona (track 2)
You're Breaking My Heart (based on the Italian song Mattinata) (track 7)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Mana saule (track 1)
Natten går tunga fjät (one of several Swedish versions of Santa Lucia, lyrics by Arvid Rosén, ca. 1928) (track 4)
Pyhä Lucia (Finnish version of “Santa Lucia”) (track 4)
Sankta Lucia (one of several Swedish versions of Santa Lucia, lyrics by Sigrid Elmblad) (track 4)
Santa Lučija (Latvian version of “Santa Lucia”) (track 4)
おにのパンツ (track 2)
later versions:
live recording of:
Diane (from 1927 film “Seventh Heaven”) (track 9)
Granada (English version, lyrics by Dorothy Dodd) (track 3)
Mattinata (track 7)
More Than You Know (track 11)
Santa Lucia (Italian version) (track 4)
Temptation (track 12)
The Lord’s Prayer (track 13)
’A vucchella (track 8)
’O sole mio (track 1)
part of:
For the First Time (1959 film) (tracks 1, 10)
Going Hollywood (1933 film) (track 12)
Great Day! (track 11)
Hit the Deck (1955 movie) (track 11)
Singin’ in the Rain (1952 film) (track 12)
Pagliacci: Atto I (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (tracks 1–2)
Overture (track 12)
Spaghetti mix (track 1)
translated version of:
Granada (original Spanish version) (track 3)
Santa Lucia (original traditional Neapolitan song) (track 4)

Release

manufactured in:European Union
distributed by and marketed by:Weton-Wesgram B.V. (not an imprint, for marketing/distribution only)
licensed from:DGR Records
ASIN:DE: B000JJ4QPW [info]