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Pavarotti Forever / Luciano Pavarotti


Release Date: 10/09/2007 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001017002   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGiuseppe VerdiGaetano DonizettiFriedrich von Flotow,   ... 
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiDame Joan SutherlandCecilia BartoliAndrea Bocelli,   ... 
Conductor:  Zubin MehtaHerbert von KarajanRichard BonyngeLorin Maazel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraJohn Alldis ChoirWandsworth School Boys' Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 31 Mins. 

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ALSO Available - Pavarotti's Greatest Hits
One of Luciano Pavarotti’s best-selling albums, this classic is now reissued as a specially priced 2 for 1 set.

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For millions of people all over the world Luciano Pavarotti literally IS classical music. This outstanding collection of popular opera arias and duets, sacred songs, and Neapolitan favourites is drawn from the finest recordings Luciano Pavarotti has made during
Read more an unparalleled career, and presents the definitive profile of one of the most important voices of all time.

From "La Donna e mobile", "O sole mio" and "Torna a Sorriento" to Christmas classics "O Holy Night" and "Panis Angelicus", including, of course, his celebrated "Nessun Dorma".

Bonus duets with Andrea Bocelli ("Notte e piscatore"), Cecilia Bartoli ("Cherry Duet") and Frank Sinatra ("My Way") included.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir,  Wandsworth School Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Opera Chorus,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Se quel guerrier io fossi..." 
5.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leone Magiera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
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 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
12.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Language: Italian 
14.
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 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: French 
15.
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 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
16.
La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leone Magiera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Written: 1876 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18.
La Favorita: Spirto gentil by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Written: 1843 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20.
L'Amico Fritz: Suzel, buon dì "Cherry Duet" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Cecilia Bartoli (Soprano), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Symphony Orchestra,  London Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21.
'O sole mio by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giancarlo Chiaramello
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Gian Carlo Chiaramello
Arranger: Giancarlo Chiaramello. 
22.
Torna a Surriento by Ernesto De Curtis
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giancarlo Chiaramello
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Gian Carlo Chiaramello
Arranger: Giancarlo Chiaramello. 
23.
Core 'ngrato by Salvatore Cardillo
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giancarlo Chiaramello
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Gian Carlo Chiaramello
Arranger: Giancarlo Chiaramello. 
24.
Funiculì funiculà by Luigi Denza
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Naples, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Gian Carlo Chiaramello
Arranger: Giancarlo Chiaramello. 
25.
Notte 'e piscatore by M. Morante
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leone Magiera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Orchestrated: Chiaramello
Arranger: Giancarlo Chiaramello. 
26.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kurt Herbert Adler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arrangers: Douglas Gamley; Placide Cappeau de Roquemaure. 
27.
Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kurt Herbert Adler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wandsworth School Boys' Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: Douglas Gamley 
28.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kurt Herbert Adler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: Gamley
Arranger: Douglas Gamley. 
29.
Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Piero Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Faris
Arranger: Alexander Faris. 
30.
Les soirées musicales: no 8, La danza by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1830-1835; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranger: Douglas Gamley. 
31.
Caruso: Main Theme by Lucio Dalla
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rob Mathes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
32.
My way by Jacques Reveaux
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Frank Sinatra (Voice)
Conductor:  Miller,
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
33.
Santa Lucia luntana by E. A. Mario
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Italy 
34.
Das Land des Lächelns: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Maurizio Benini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1929; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
35.
Mamma by Cesare Andrea Bixio
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Henry Mancini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Henry Mancini
Arranger: Henry Mancini. 
36.
La mia canzone al vento by Cesare Andrea Bixio
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Henry Mancini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Henry Mancini
Arranger: Henry Mancini. 
37.
Volare by Domenico Modugno
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Henry Mancini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus,  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranger: Henry Mancini. 
38.
Passione by Ernesto Tagliaferri
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giancarlo Chiaramello
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranger: Giancarlo Chiaramello. 
39.
Granada by Agustín Lara
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Maurizio Benini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Mexico 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: Chiaramello
Arranger: Giancarlo Chiaramello. 
40.
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 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
41.
Manon Lescaut: Tra voi, belle, brune, bionde by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ma se vi talenta..." 
42.
Caro mio ben by Tommaso Giordani
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Piero Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Orchestrated: Faris
Arranger: Alexander Faris. 
43.
Santa Lucia by Teodoro Cottrau
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), David Romano (Baritone)
Conductor:  Emerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Courage
Arranger: Alexander Courage. 

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