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Heroes - Franco Corelli - Bellini, Giordano, Mascagni, Et Al


Release Date: 10/14/1997 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 66533   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGaetano DonizettiAmilcare PonchielliGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Franco CorelliPiero de PalmaPaolo PedaniGiuseppe Modesti,   ... 
Conductor:  Thomas SchippersFranco FerrarisTullio SerafinAlain Lombard,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House OrchestraRome Opera House ChorusPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se quel guerrier io fossi!..." 
2.
Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio...Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Language: Italian 
3.
La Favorita: Spirto gentil by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Written: 1843 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Favorita del Re!..." 
4.
La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Written: 1876 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: Italian 
5.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: Italian 
6.
Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: Italian 
7.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: Italian 
8.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: Italian 
9.
Adriana Lecouvreur: L'anima ho stanca by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: Italian 
10.
Norma: Meco all' altar di Venere...Me protegge by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Piero de Palma (Tenor), Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1960 
Language: Italian 
11.
Les Huguenots: Plus blanche que la blanche hermine by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Non lunge della torre..." 
12.
Roméo et Juliette: Ah! lève-toi, soleil by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alain Lombard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "L'amour, l'amour..." 
13.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Viva il vino spumeggiante "Brindisi" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1962 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Intanto amici..." 
14.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Mamma, quel vino è generoso "Addio" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1962 
Language: Italian 
15.
Andrea Chénier: Un dì all' azzuro spazio "Improvviso" by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Colpito qui m'avete..." 
16.
Andrea Chénier: Si, fui soldato by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Paolo Pedani (Bass), Giuseppe Modesti (Bass), Antonietta Stella (Soprano),
Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Legray!...Andrea Chénier!..." 
17.
Andrea Chénier: Come un bel dì di maggio by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Language: Italian 
18.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lovro von Matacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1960 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Aida, Act 1 (1989 Digital Remaster): Se quel guerrier io fossi! ... Celeste Aida
La Favorita (1997 Digital Remaster): Favorita del Re!....Spirito gentil (Act 4)
La Gioconda, Act 2 (1997 Digital Remaster): Cielo e mar!
Manon Lescaut, Act 1 (1997 Digital Remaster): Donna non vidi mai
Adriana Lecouvreur, Act 2 (1997 Digital Remaster): L'anima ho stanca
Tosca, Act 1 (1997 Digital Remaster): Recondita armonia
Tosca (1997 Digital Remaster): E lucevan le stelle (Act III)
Il Trovatore (highlights): Ah si, ben mio, coll'essere io tuo...Di quella pira
Norma, Act 1 (1989 Digital Remaster), Cavatina:: Meco all'altar di Venere (Pollione)
Gli Ugonotti (1997 Digital Remaster): Non lunge della torre....Bianca al par di neve alpina (Act 1)
Roméo et Juliette (1994 Digital Remaster), ACT TWO: L'amour! l'amour!...Ah! Leve-toi soleil!
Cavalleria Rusticana (1991 Digital Remaster): Intanto amici...Viva il vino spumeggiante (Turiddu/Coro/Lola)
Cavalleria Rusticana (1991 Digital Remaster): Mamma, quel vino è generoso (Turiddu/Mamma Lucia/Santuzza/Una donna)
Andrea Chenier, Act 1 (1994 Digital Remaster): Colpito qui m'avete....Un dì all'azzuro spazio
Andrea Chénier (1994 Digital Remaster), ATTO TERZO: Andrea Chenier!....Coraggio! Sì, fui soldato...(Dumas/Gérard/Maddalena/Coro/Fouquier-Tinville/Chénier)
Andrea Chénier (1994 Digital Remaster), ATTO QUARTO: Come un bel dì di maggio (Mathieu)
Pagliacci (1991 Digital Remaster), ATTO PRIMO/ACT 1/ERSTER AKT/PREMIER ACTE, Scena seconda/Scene 2/Zweite Szene/Deuxième Scène: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba
Turandot, Act 3 (1963 Digital Remaster): Nessun dorma

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