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Mirella Freni & Luciano Pavarotti - Arias & Duets


Release Date: 02/25/2010 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 458221  
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGioachino RossiniArrigo Boito
Performer:  Mirella FreniLuciano Pavarotti
Conductor:  Nicola RescignoHerbert von KarajanRiccardo ChaillyOliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic OrchestraBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Tosca: Mario! Mario! Mario!...Son qui. by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1978 
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 
Date of Recording: 1972 
3.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
4.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
5.
Guillaume Tell: Se il mio giunger t'oltraggia by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1978-1979 
6.
Guillaume Tell: Tutto apprendi, o sventurato by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1978-1979 
7.
Mefistofele: Dio di pietà! Son essi! by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1980-1982 
8.
Mefistofele: Lontano, lontano by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1980-1982 
9.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1978 
10.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1978 
11.
Tosca: Ah! Franchigia a Floria Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1978 
12.
Tosca: O dolci mani by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1978 
13.
Tosca: Come è lunga l'attesa! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1978 
14.
Tosca: Presto, su! Mario! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1978 

Sound Samples

Tosca / Act 1: "Mario! Mario! Mario!" "Son qui!" - "Mia gelosa!"
La Bohème / Act 1: "Che gelida manina"
La Bohème / Act 1: "Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì"
La Bohème / Act 1: "O soave fanciulla"
William Tell - Italian version / Act 2: "Se il mio giunger t'oltraggia"
William Tell - Italian version / Act 2: "Tutto apprendi, o sventurato"
Mefistofele / Act 3: Dio di pietà! son essi!
Mefistofele / Act 3: Lontano, lontano, lontano
Tosca / Act 2: "Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore"
Tosca / Act 3: "E lucevan le stelle"
Tosca / Act 3: "Franchigia a Floria Tosca"
Tosca / Act 3: O dolci mani! ... L'ora! Son pronto!
Tosca / Act 3: "Come è lunga l'attesta!"
Tosca / Act 3: "Presto, su! Mario!"

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