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The Best Of José Carreras


Release Date: 07/07/1998 
Label:  Erato   Catalog #: 421667   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard RodgersNicholas BrodszkyStanislas GastaldonFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Performer:  José CarrerasEva LindBarbara DicksonSarah Brightman
Conductor:  Marcello ViottiJohn CameronDavid FirmanMichael Reed,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian SingersLondon Studio OrchestraLondon Angel Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Spring is Here: With a song in my heart by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Singers,  London Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Alfred Newman and Ken Darby 
2.
The Toast of New Orleans: Be My Love by Nicholas Brodszky
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Singers,  London Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Conrad Salinger and Christopher Palmer 
3.
Musica proibita, Op. 5 by Stanislas Gastaldon
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Studio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Christopher Palmer 
4.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  John Cameron
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Angel Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Notes: Arranged: John Cameron 
5.
Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Firman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Angel Orchestra,  English Consort Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Notes: Arranged: David Firman 
6.
En Aranjuez con amor (after the second movement of the Concierto de Aranjuez) by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Reed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Angel Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: Arranged: John Cameron 
7.
Student Prince: Beloved [written for the film version] by Nicholas Brodszky
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Studio Orchestra
Notes: Arranged: Maurice de Packh and Christopher Palmer 
8.
Very Warm for May: All the Things You Are by Jerome Kern
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Gimenez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
9.
Carousel: If I loved you by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Gimenez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
10.
Die lustige Witwe: Lippen schweigen by Franz Lehár
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Eva Lind (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Gimenez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Studio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
12.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Conlon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
13.
Vieni sul Mar by Giovanni B. Califano
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Studio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Christopher Palmer 
14.
Canzoni napoletane (3): no 3, Marechiare by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Studio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Christopher Palmer 
15.
Torna a Surriento by Ernesto De Curtis
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Studio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Christopher Palmer 
16.
Granada by Agustín Lara
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Mexico 
Notes: Arranged: Christopher Palmer 
17.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  John Cameron
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Angel Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Don Black and Jeremy Sams
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "Amore perduto."
This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
18.
I have a dream by Nasco,
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Christian Kolonovits
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998 
Notes: This song was written in collaboration with Kovatchev and Thim.
Arranged: Christian Kolonovits 
19.
Per Silvia by Bizzarri,
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Atanas Kovatchev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998 
Notes: This song was written in collaboration with Marcucci.
Arranged: Atanas Kovatchev 
20.
Phantom of the Opera: All I Ask of You by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Barbara Dickson (Voice), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  George Martin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; England 
Notes: Arranged: George Martin 
21.
Amigos para siempre by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Sarah Brightman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Harry Rabinowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 

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