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Songs / Placido Domingo


Release Date: 10/16/2012 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 193493   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Manuel AlejandroHubert GiraudJule StyneTony Renis,   ... 
Performer:  Placido DomingoJosh GrobanHarry Connick Jr.Zaz,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

After a recording career spanning more than fifty years of classical performances, Placido Domingo fulfills his wish to record an album of famous songs that accompanied his life. The Maestro himself chose the repertoire on SONGS, his first pop album in over twenty years, paying tribute to some of the greatest songwriters and including some of the world's most popular songs from the past seventy years. For this long-awaited new album,Domingo invited world-renowned artists and highly talented newcomers to join him for duets including Josh Groban, Harry Connick, jr., Susan Boyle,Chris Botti, Megan Hilty and Katherine Jenkins. Particulary close to his heart is the duet with his son, Placido Domingo, Jr., on "What a Wonderful World." After a recording career spanning more than fifty years of classical performances, Placido Domingo fulfills his wish to record an album of famous songs that accompanied his life. The Maestro himself chose the repertoire on SONGS, his first pop album in over twenty years, paying tribute to some of the greatest songwriters and including some of the world's most popular songs from the past seventy years. For this long-awaited new album,Domingo invited world-renowned artists and highly talented newcomers to join him for duets including Josh Groban, Harry Connick, jr., Susan Boyle,Chris Botti, Megan Hilty and Katherine Jenkins. Particulary close to his heart is the duet with his son, Placido Domingo, Jr., on "What a Wonderful World." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Cancion para una reina by Manuel Alejandro
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
2. Sous le ciel de Paris: Sous le ciel de Paris by Hubert Giraud
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Josh Groban (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; France 
3. Time after time by Jule Styne
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Harry Connick Jr. (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947 
4. Un uomo tra la folla by Tony Renis
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
5. La Chanson Des Vieux Amants by Jacques Brel
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Zaz (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
6. Come What May by David Baerwald
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Katherine Jenkins (Voice)
7. Besame Mucho by Consuelo Velásquez
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Chris Botti (Trumpet)
8. Kiss Me, Kate: From This Moment On by Cole Porter
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Susan Boyle (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
9. The Godfather: Speak Softly, Love by Nino Rota
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1972 
10. Titanic: My heart will go on by James Horner
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Megan Hilty (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997 
11. Limelight: Eternally by Charles Chaplin
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; England 
12. Jalousie by Jacob Gade
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; England 
13. The girl from Ipanema by Antonio Carlos Jobim
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; Brazil 
14. What a wonderful world by George David Weiss
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Placido Domingo Jr. (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; USA 

Sound Samples

Canción para una Reina
Sous le Ciel de Paris
Time after Time
Un Uomo tra la Folla
La Chanson des vieux Amants
Come What May
Bésame mucho
From this Moment on
Parla più piano
Il mio Cuore va - My Heart will go on
Eternally
Jalousie
The Girl from Ipanema
What a wonderful World

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