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Opera's Greatest Love Songs - Pavarotti, Domingo, Et Al


Release Date: 10/26/1993 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 61886   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Friedrich von FlotowGiacomo PucciniGiuseppe VerdiJules Massenet,   ... 
Performer:  Jussi BjörlingPlacido DomingoAnna MoffoMontserrat Caballé,   ... 
Conductor:  Nello SantiErich LeinsdorfJonel PerleaGeorges Prêtre,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraRome Opera House OrchestraRCA Italian Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Language: Italian 
2.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
3.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jonel Perlea
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se quel guerrier io fossi!" 
4.
La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Language: Italian 
5.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Daniel Oren
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Dammi i colori..." 
6.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
7.
Chérubin: Air de Nina by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pinchas Steinberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; France 
Language: French 
8.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Eric Tappy (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
9.
Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Margaret Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Roberto Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Language: Italian 
10.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Daniel Oren
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Language: Italian 
11.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mario Rinaudo (Bass), Piero de Palma (Tenor), Robert Kerns (Baritone),
Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra,  RCA Italian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Gualtier Maldé..." 
12.
Roméo et Juliette: Ah! lève-toi, soleil by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "L'amour! L'amour!..." 
13.
Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Language: German 
14.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
15.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Porgi, amor, qualche ristoro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Julia Varády (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Italian 

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