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Opera Stoppers


Release Date: 01/18/1991 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 46577   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGiuseppe VerdiUmberto GiordanoAlfredo Catalani,   ... 
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiDame Kiri Te KanawaLaurence DaleRichard Tucker,   ... 
Conductor:  Emerson BuckleyJohn PritchardNello SantiFausto Cleva,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony OrchestraLondon Philharmonic OrchestraVienna State Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Emerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1985 
Venue:  Live  Piazza Grande, Modena, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Emerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1985 
Venue:  Live  Piazza Grande, Modena, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Emerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1985 
Venue:  Live  Piazza Grande, Modena, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Emerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1985 
Venue:  Live  Piazza Grande, Modena, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Emerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1985 
Venue:  Live  Piazza Grande, Modena, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Laurence Dale (Tenor), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franz Allers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ruggero Raimondi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Emerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1985 
Venue:  Live  Piazza Grande, Modena, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Leo Nucci (Baritone)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1982 
Venue:  Centro Telecine Culturale, Milan, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Venue:  Centro Telecine Culturale, Milan, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Nessun Dorma from Act III of Turandot (Vocal)
Che Gelida Manina from Act I of La Boheme (Vocal)
Vesti la Giubba from Act I of Pagliacci (Vocal)
Questo o quella per mi pari sono from Act I of Rigoletto (Vocal)
La Donna e Mobile from Act III of Rigoletto (Vocal)
Amor ti Vieta from Act II of Fedora (Vocal)
O Mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Schicchi (Vocal)
Quando me'n vo' soletta per la via from Act II of La bohème (Musetta's Waltz Song)
Chi il bel sogno di Doretta from Act I of La Rondine
Vissi d' arte from Act II of Tosca (Vocal)
È strano - ah fors e lui...sempre libera from Act I of La Traviata (Vocal)
Un bel di vedremo from Act II of Madama Butterfly
Celesta Aida from Act I of Aida (Vocal)
Recondita armonia di bellezze diverse from Act I of Tosca (Vocal)
E lucevan le stella from Act III of Tosca (Vocal)
Di quella pira from Act III of ll Trovatore (Vocal)
Largo al factotum from Act I of Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Vocal)
Ebben? Ne Andro Lontana from Act I of La Wally (Vocal)
Casta Diva from Act II of Norma
Finch' Han Dal Vino from Act I, Scene 15 of Don Giovanni (Champagne Aria) (Vocal)
Una voce poco fa from Act I of Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Vocal)

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