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Tu, Tu, Amore - Puccini's Greatest Love Songs


Release Date: 09/14/1999 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 466775   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiPlacido DomingoJosé CarrerasJuan Pons,   ... 
Conductor:  Zubin MehtaGiuseppe SinopoliRiccardo ChaillyHerbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraJohn Alldis ChoirPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This disc contains both ADD and DDD recordings.
Assembling the three tenors who have become celebrated as "the" Three Tenors José Carreras, Placido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti this compilation mines the Puccinian vein in the tenors discography and comes up with a wonderful array of individual performances. With much success, the Pavarotti examples draw heavily on his early collaboration with Mirella Freni in Bohme; Rodolfo and Mims love duet is one of the highlights of this disk. Carreras and Kiri Te Kanawa are in splendid voice and perfectly matched in their performance of the title track, the intensely passionate second-act love duet from Manon Lescaut. And hearing Domingo again in his 1978 recording of "Chella mi creda libero," one
Read more wonders why La Fanciulla del West has not been preformed more often when there exists, in Domingo, such an able and convincing interpreter of the leading tenor role. Read less

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
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
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 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
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 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Madama Butterfly: Dovunque al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Juan Pons (Baritone), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Turandot: Non piangere, Liù by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Tosca: Quagl' occhio al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Madama Butterfly: Viene la sera...Bimba dagli occhi pieni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 12 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Manon Lescaut: Tu, tu, amore, tu? by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Madama Butterfly: Addio, fiorito asil by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Juan Pons (Baritone)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
Tosca: O dolci mani by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
La Bohème: Addio, dolce svegliare (Quartet) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano), Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Mirella Freni (Soprano),
Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "Dunque è proprio finita..." 

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