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Pavarotti & Levine In Recital / Italian Tenor

Pavarotti,Luciano / Levine
Release Date: 09/14/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000320809  
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  James LevineLuciano Pavarotti

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in 1988 at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, this recital captures the great Italian tenor in his prime – accompanied by the MET’s music director, James Levine. “Pavarotti and the Italian Tenor” fills out the CD as a special bonus. Filmed in Pavarotti’s home town of Modena, the tenor discusses and pays homage to his illustrious predecessors. As well as archival footage of Caruso, Schipa, Gigli and Di Stefano, Pavarotti himself performs several songs (none of which are found in the MET recital).

•Prestigious MET recital from Pavarotti’s vocal prime
•Also includes as a special bonus – “Pavarotti and the Italian Tenor”
•First time available in surround sound
•Presented in LPCM Stereo and DTS
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•Region Code (0)

DVD Contents
Mozart Un’aura amorosa • Rossini La promessa • La danza • Bellini Dolente imagine di Fille mia • Malinconia, ninfa gentile • Vanne, o rosa fortunata • Bella Nice, che d’amore • Ma rendi pur contento • Vaga luna • Verdi La mia letizia infondere • Massenet Pourquoi me réveiller? • Respighi Nevicata • Pioggia • Nebbie • Flotow M’apparì tutt’amor • Mascagni La Serenata • Sibella La Girometta • Denza Occhi di fata • Puccini Recondita armonia • Nessun dorma • Tosti Marechiare

Bonus: Pavarotti and the Italian Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor
James Levine, piano

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Works on This Recording

1.
Les soirées musicales: no 1, La promessa by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  James Levine (Piano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1830-1835; Italy 
2.
Les soirées musicales: no 8, La danza by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), James Levine (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1830-1835; Italy 

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