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Nessun Dorma - 20 Great Tenor Arias / Pavarotti, Et Al


Release Date: 06/09/1998 
Label:  London/Decca Opera Gala Series Catalog #: 458215   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGeorges BizetGiuseppe VerdiFriedrich von Flotow,   ... 
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiJosé CarrerasPlacido DomingoCarlo Bergonzi,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von KarajanRiccardo ChaillySir Georg SoltiGianandrea Gavazzeni,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraBologna Teatro Comunale OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
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 
2.
Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
4.
Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "O! fede negar potessi..." 
5.
La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giacomo Aragall (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Lunge da lei..." 
6.
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: 1973 
Language: German 
7.
Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Language: Italian 
8.
L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Mi batte il cuor..." 
9.
La Favorita: Spirto gentil by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Written: 1843 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Favorita del re..." 
10.
Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller? by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Patanè
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Language: French 
11.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Morgenlich leuchtend by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Norman Bailey (Baritone), Hannelore Bode (Soprano), René Kollo (Tenor),
Kurt Moll (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Language: German 
12.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: O Dieu! de quelle ivresse by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: French 
13.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Language: Italian 
14.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Language: Italian 
15.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se quel guerrier..." 
16.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Patanè
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Language: Italian 
17.
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 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: Italian 
18.
La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Written: 1876 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Language: Italian 
19.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
20.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

La Bohème / Act 1: "Che gelida manina"
Manon Lescaut / Act 1: Donna non vidi mai
Carmen / Act 2: "La fleur que tu m'avais jetée"
Luisa Miller / Act 2: "Oh! fede negar potessi" - "Quando le sere al placido"
La traviata / Act 2: "Lunge da lei" - "De' miei bollenti spiriti"
Martha / Act 3: "M'appari"
Fedora / Act 2: "Amor ti vieta"
L'Africaine / Act 4: Mi batte il cor...O Paradiso!
La Favorita / Act 4: Spirto gentil
Werther / Act 3: "Pourquoi me réveiller, ô souffle du printemps?"
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg / Act 3: "Morgenlich leuchtend"
Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Act 2: O Dieu! De quelle ivresse
Tosca / Act 3: "E lucevan le stelle"
Pagliacci / Act 1: "Recitar!...Vesti la giubba"
Il Trovatore / Act 3: "Di quella pira"
Aida / Act 1: "Se quel guerrier io fossi!" - "Celeste Aida"
Tosca / Act 1: "Recondita armonia"
L'elisir d'amore / Act 2: "Una furtiva lagrima"
La Gioconda / Act 2: "Cielo e mar"
Turandot / Act 3: Nessun dorma!
Turandot / Act 3: Nessun dorma!

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