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Mario Lanza - The Legendary Tenor


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 6218   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Francesco Paolo TostiGiuseppe VerdiNicholas BrodszkyEduardo Di Capua,   ... 
Performer:  Mario LanzaJudith RaskinConstantin Callinicos
Conductor:  Constantin CallinicosRay SinatraPaul BaronRay Heindorf,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraAlexander (New Age)
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Canzoni napoletane (3): no 3, Marechiare by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Constantin Callinicos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/23/1951 
Language: Italian 
2. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Constantin Callinicos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/05/1949 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Se quel guerrier". 
3. The Toast of New Orleans: Be My Love by Nicholas Brodszky
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ray Sinatra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/27/1950 
Language: English 
4. 'O sole mio by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ray Sinatra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/28/1949 
Language: Italian 
5. Santa Lucia by Teodoro Cottrau
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Paul Baron
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1959 
6. Torna a Surriento by Ernesto De Curtis
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Notes: This selection is performed with piano accompaniment. 
7. The Vagabond King: Only a rose by Rudolf Friml
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor), Judith Raskin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Constantin Callinicos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1959 
Notes: Arranged: A. Nadin 
8. Granada by Agustín Lara
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ray Sinatra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 10/28/1949 
9. The Desert Song: One Alone by Sigmund Romberg
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Constantin Callinicos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Language: English 
10. Funiculì funiculà by Luigi Denza
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ray Heindorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Naples, Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1958 
Language: Italian 
11. Serenade by Nicholas Brodszky
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ray Heindorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Language: English 
12. Because You're Mine: Because You're Mine by Nicholas Brodszky
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor), Constantin Callinicos (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/16/1958 
Language: English 
13. Kismet: And this is my beloved by George Forrest
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Irving Aaronson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Alexander (New Age)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1956 
14. The loveliest night of the year by Irving Aaronson
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Constantin Callinicos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/23/1951 
15. A Kiss by Brooks,
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ray Sinatra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Date of Recording: 09/07/1954 
16. Arrivederci, Roma by Carl Sigman
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 11/07/1957 
Notes: This selection is performed with orchestral accompaniment. 
17. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Constantin Callinicos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1950 
Language: Italian 
18. Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ray Sinatra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/23/1949 
Language: Latin 
19. Because by Helen Guy
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Constantin Callinicos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; France 
Date of Recording: 02/19/1951 

Sound Samples

Be My Love (From "The Toast of New Orleans")
Because
And This is My Beloved (from "Kismet")
Funiculì Funiculà
The Loveliest Night of the Year (from "The Great Caruso")
Act I: Celeste Aida
A Kiss
Serenade (from "Serenade")
Torna a Surriento (featured in "Serenade")
One Alone (from "The Desert Song")
Arrivederci, Roma (featured in "The Seven Hills of Rome")
Only a Rose (from "The Vagabond King")
Act I: Vesti la giubba
Granada
Because You're Mine (from "Because You're Mine")
Marechiare (featured in "The Great Caruso")
Santa Lucia
Mattinata
O Sole Mio

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