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Luciano Pavarotti - Great Tenor Arias


Release Date: 09/11/2007 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 421124  
Composer:  Ruggero LeoncavalloGiacomo PucciniVincenzo BelliniGioachino Rossini,   ... 
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti
Conductor:  Giuseppe PatanéNicola RescignoRichard BonyngeLeone Magiera,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic OrchestraVienna Opera OrchestraNew Philharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

At the center of this appealing collection is the extended aria from Rossini's "William Tell". It's a great example of how Pavarotti earned the title "King of the High C's". At the center of this appealing collection is the extended aria from Rossini's "William Tell". It's a great example of how Pavarotti earned the title "King of the High C's". Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 6/1976 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2/1978 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 01 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
La sonnambula: Ah, perchč non posso odiarti by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1/1980 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Guillaume Tell: Amis, secondez ma vengeance by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Date of Recording: 9/1969, 1/1971 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 9 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
I puritani: A te, o cara, amor talora by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 9/1969, 1/1971 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leone Magiera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Written: 1876 
Date of Recording: 9/1969, 1/1971 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 6/1973 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
8.
L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 6/1979 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: French 
9.
Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Di rigori armato il seno by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1968 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leone Magiera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1972 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: French 
11.
Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leone Magiera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1972 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: French 
12.
Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller? by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 6/1979 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall 
Length: 3 Minutes 09 Secs. 
Language: French 

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