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José Carreras Collection - The Vienna Comeback

Massenet / Liszt / Carreras / Scalera
Release Date: 11/21/2006 
Label:  Arthaus Musik   Catalog #: 101401  
Composer:  Jules MassenetReynaldo HahnGabriel FauréJoaquin Turina,   ... 
Performer:  José CarrerasVincenzo Scalera
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Live Concert from the Vienna State Opera, September 16, 1988.
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In July 1987 the 40-year-old José Carreras was forced to accept the devastating diagnosis that he was suffering from leukaemia. After a year spent fighting to save the life of the world famous singer - at first with little hope of success - doctors finally achieved what they and hundred thousands of fans all over the world had been praying for. The charming Catalan won the fight against cancer and was able to start his comeback.

This liederabend is without doubt one of the most extraordinary evenings of vocal music in the glittering history of the Vienna State Opera. For it represents not simply a celebratory comeback to
Read more the stage after many months of absence: what it amounts to is nothing less than an artistic rebirth. When José Carreras took to the stage, the audience rose in unison and a banner was hoisted aloft in the stalls proclaiming the message everyone in the audience thought of: "José, we love you!"
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Works on This Recording

1. Poème d'amour: no 3, Ouvre tes yeux bleus by Jules Massenet
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; France 
2. Chansons grises (7): no 5, L'heure exquise by Reynaldo Hahn
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1893; France 
3. Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
4. Poema en forma de canciones, Op. 19: no 2, Nunca olvida by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1923 
5. Poema en forma de canciones, Op. 19: no 4, Los dos miedos by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Spain 
6. Intima by Tata Nacho
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Written: 1941 
7. Tengo nostalgia de ti intima by Tata Nacho
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
8. Sole e amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Italy 
9. Terra e mare by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
10. Menti all' avviso by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Italy 
11. Petrarch Sonnets (3), S 270 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839/1861; Switzerland 
12. Apri! by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
13. Romanze (2): no 2, Non t'amo più! by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Italy 
14. Canzoni napoletane (3): no 1, 'A vucchella by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; Italy 
15. Canzoni-stornelli (3): no 2, L'ultima canzone by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Italy 
16. Catari by Salvatore Cardillo
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
17. Granada by Agustín Lara
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Mexico 
18. Dicitencello vuie by Rodolfo Falvo
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
19. L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia...Anch'io vorrei "Lamento" by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
20. Heart's melodies, Op. 5: no 3, I love thee by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863-1864; Norway 

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