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
Vinyl 2
# Title Rating Length
C1 Di qual tetra luce
10:20
C2 La donna è mobile
2:27
C3 La rivedrà nell'estasi
2:08
C4 Cielo e mar
5:14
C5 M'apparti tutt'amor
3:35
C6 La fleur que tu m'avais jetee
4:35
C7 Pourquoi me reveiller
3:13
D1 Mi batte il cuor… O paradiso
3:36
D2 Dai campi, dai prati
2:47
D3 Vesti la giubba
3:47
D4 Addio alla madre
5:17
D5 Amor ti vieta
1:52
D6 Ch'ella mi creda
2:12
D7 E lucevan le stelle
3:09
D8 Donna non vidi mai
2:45
D9 Che gelida manina
4:47
D10 Nessun dorma
5 3:00

Credits

Vinyl 1

recorded in:
Bologna, Bologna, Italy (1977) (track A3)
arranger:
Giancarlo Chiaramello (tracks A2–A5)
Douglas Gamley (tracks A7–A8)
Ernest Guiraud (track A8)
Henry Mancini (American composer, conductor and arranger) (tracks A6, A6)
choir vocals:
composer:
Cesare Andrea Bixio (track A6)
Georges Bizet (track A8)
Lucio Dalla (track A1)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track B4)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks B5–B6, B6)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (1832) (track B3)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1832 – 1839) (track B1)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (track A7)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1871) (track B2)
Eduardo di Capua (1898) (track A2)
Francesco Paolo Tosti (1904) (track A3)
Salvatore Cardillo (Italian-American composer) (1911) (track A4)
Ernesto Tagliaferri (1934) (track A5)
Nicola Valente (1934) (track A5)
conductor:
Henry Mancini (American composer, conductor and arranger) (track A6)
Kurt Herbert Adler (track A7)
Leone Magiera (conductor, pianist) (tracks B2, B4)
Sir Edward Downes (1968) (track B5)
István Kertész (conductor) (1971) (track B1)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1971-06-28 – 1971-07-16) (track B3)
Anton Guadagno (1977) (track A3)
Giancarlo Chiaramello (1979) (track A2)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1979-11) (track B6)
engineer:
James Lock (engineer) (track B3)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (track B3)
librettist:
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track B4)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (track B5)
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:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra aka New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track B4)
London Symphony Orchestra (1971) (track B1)
English Chamber Orchestra (1971-06-28 – 1971-07-16) (track B3)
producer:
Christopher Raeburn (track B3)
solo tenor vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (1971) (track B1)
tenor vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (tracks A1, A4–B2, B4–B5)
Luciano Pavarotti (1968-06) (track B6)
Luciano Pavarotti (1971-06-28 – 1971-07-16) (track B3)
Luciano Pavarotti (1977) (track A3)
Luciano Pavarotti (1979) (track A2)
writer:
Placide Cappeau (track A7)
phonographic copyright by:
Dala Luma (track A4)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Italia Srl (Italian branch of EMI Music Publishing) (track A1)
recorded at:
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)
L'elisir d'amore: Atto II. Romanza "Una furtiva lagrima" (catch-all for arrangements) (track B3)
is based on:
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: II. Intermezzo (for piano, Bizet) (track A8)
Minuit, chrétiens (track A7)
is the basis for:
There's No Tomorrow (track A2)
later translated versions:
Mama (deutsch) (track A6)
Mana saule (track A2)
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:
'A vucchella (track A3)
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)
’O sole mio (1979) (track A2)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track A2)
Spaghetti mix (track A2)

Vinyl 2

baritone vocals:
Rolando Panerai (1972-10) (track D9)
choir vocals:
The John Alldis Choir (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track D10)
Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track D10)
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin (1972-10) (track D9)
Schöneberger Sängerknaben (1972-10) (track D9)
chorus master:
John Alldis (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track D10)
Russell Burgess (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track D10)
Walter Hagen-Groll (chorus master) (1972-10) (track D9)
composer:
Arrigo Boito (track D2)
Pietro Mascagni (track D4)
Jules Massenet (track C7)
Giacomo Meyerbeer (track D1)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks C1, C3)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (track C2)
Friedrich von Flotow (1849) (track C5)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1853) (tracks C1, C1)
Georges Bizet (1875) (track C6)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1876) (track C4)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (1892) (track D3)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1893) (track D8)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (track D9)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896 – 1899) (track D7)
Umberto Giordano (Italian opera composer) (1898) (track D5)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1910) (track D6)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1921-03 – 1924-03) (track D10)
conductor:
Oliviero de Fabritiis (tracks C7, D2, D5–D6, D8)
Leone Magiera (conductor, pianist) (tracks C6, D3, D7)
Zubin Mehta (conductor) (track D1)
Nicola Rescigno (track D5)
Leone Magiera (conductor, pianist) (1969) (track C4)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1971-06) (track C2)
Zubin Mehta (conductor) (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track D10)
Herbert von Karajan (1972-10) (track D9)
engineer:
James Lock (engineer) (track D9)
Colin Moorfoot (track D9)
Gordon Parry (engineer) (track D9)
librettist:
Arrigo Boito (track D2)
Giuseppe Adami (track D10)
Édouard Blau (Librettist) (track C7)
Arturo Colautti (track D5)
Giuseppe Giacosa (track D9)
Georges Hartmann (librettist) (track C7)
Luigi Illica (track D9)
Guido Menasci (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (track D4)
Paul Milliet (Librettist) (track C7)
Eugène Scribe (track D1)
Renato Simoni (track D10)
Antonio Somma (track C3)
Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (track D4)
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (track C2)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (1853) (tracks C1, C1)
Ludovic Halévy (1875) (track C6)
Henri Meilhac (1875) (track C6)
Arrigo Boito (1876) (track C4)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (1892) (track D3)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896 – 1899) (track D7)
Luigi Illica (1896 – 1899) (track D7)
orchestra:
National Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks C7, D2, D5–D6, D8)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra aka New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1969) (track C4)
London Symphony Orchestra (1971-06) (track C2)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track D10)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1972-10) (track D9)
performer:
Luciano Pavarotti (track D10)
producer:
David Harvey (producer) (track C2)
James Mallinson (track D9)
Ray Minshull (track D9)
Michael Woolcock (producer) (track C2)
soprano vocals:
Mirella Freni (1972-10) (track D9)
sound engineer:
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (track C2)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (track C2)
tenor vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (tracks C1, C4–D8)
Luciano Pavarotti (1971-06) (track C2)
Luciano Pavarotti (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track D10)
Luciano Pavarotti (1972-10) (track D9)
vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track D10)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1973) (track D9)
publisher:
BMG Ricordi S.p.A. (IT subsidiary of BMG, 1995–2004) (track D10)
Casa Ricordi (track D10)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1971-06) (track C2)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track D10)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem, Berlin) in Berlin, Germany (1972-10) (track D9)
compiled in:
arrangements:
On With the Motley (for brass band, Farr) (track D3)
Pagliacci: Atto I. "Recitar!" - "Vesti la giubba" (Canio) (catch-all for arrangements) (track D3)
Rigoletto: Atto III. "La donna è mobile" (Duca) (catch-all for arrangements) (track C2)
is the basis for:
Pagliacci (Maynard Ferguson jazz adaptation of "Vesti la giubba" from Leoncavallo's Pagliacci) (track D3)
later translated versions:
El nostre heroi (track D10)
Going to Win (track D10)
Hear My Prayer (English translation of Nessun dorma) (track D10)
Tosca: Aufzug III. "Und es blitzen die Sterne" ("E lucevan le stelle") (track D7)
later versions:
part of:
Carmen : Acte II (track C6)
Fedora: Atto II (track D5)
Il trovatore: Atto III (tracks C1, C1, C1)
Pagliacci: Atto I (track D3)
Tosca: Atto III (track D7)
Turandot: Atto III (track D10)
Werther: Acte III (track C7)
Rigoletto: Atto III (track C2)
Mefistofele: Atto I (track D2)
La bohème: Atto I (track D9)
recording of:
Turandot: Atto III, Scena I. Aria “Nessun dorma” (Calaf) (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track D10)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:

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