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Total Classics / Pavarotti, Westenra, Terfel, Fleming, Et Al

Release Date: 02/08/2005 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000395202   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Romano MusumarraTraditionalGiuseppe VerdiAlfredo Catalani,   ... 
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiFrançois RiveRobbie McIntoshHayley Westenra,   ... 
Conductor:  Romano MusumarraJenny O'GradyIan DeanSir Charles Mackerras,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra Dei Concerti Di RomaMetro VoicesRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 5 Mins. 

Imported from : AUSTRALIA   
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes berceuse(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bond. Conductor: Matt Dunkley. Soloists: Peter Huntington, Lynda Richardson.
Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Prague Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Scholes. Soloist: Nigel Kennedy.
Includes berceuse(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bond. Conductor: Matt Dunkley. Soloists: Peter Huntington, Lynda Richardson.
Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Prague Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Scholes. Soloist: Nigel Kennedy. Read less

Works on This Recording

Il canto by Romano Musumarra
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Romano Musumarra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra Dei Concerti Di Roma
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Pokarekare Ana by Traditional
Performer:  François Rive (Cello), Robbie McIntosh (Guitar), Hayley Westenra (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jenny O'Grady,  Ian Dean
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metro Voices,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Shenandoah by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Chris Hazell. 
Torna a Surriento by Ernesto De Curtis
Performer:  Russell Watson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicholas Dodd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Titanic: My heart will go on by James Horner
Conductor:  Nick Ingman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Nick Ingman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Nick Ingman ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Film Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Funiculì funiculà by Luigi Denza
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edoardo Müller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Naples, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
'O sole mio by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), José Carreras (Tenor), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Frizza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Palladio "Diamond Music": 1st movement, Allegretto by Karl Jenkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bond
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
The Mission: Nella fantasia (In my dreams) by Ennio Morricone
Performer:  Russell Watson (Tenor), John Themis (Guitar)
Conductor:  Nick Ingman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Metro Voices
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Kathleen Ferrier (Alto)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Girl with a Pearl Earring: Griet's Theme by Alexandre Desplat
Conductor:  Alexandre Desplat
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pro Arte Orchestra Of London
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 2003 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Queen's Hall Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910/1919; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Schindler's List: Main Theme by John T. Williams
Performer:  Janine Jansen (Violin)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Ashokan Farewell by Traditional
Conductor:  Gavin Wright
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Session Orchestra
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
She moved through the fair by Traditional
Performer:  Izzy (Soprano)
Written: Ireland 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Karine Deshayes (Mezzo Soprano), Patricia Petibon (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yves Abel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
White Night by Ludovico Einaudi
Conductor:  Ludovico Einaudi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Song for Athene by John Tavener
Performer:  Ian Le Grice (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Holst Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Whistle Down the Wind: Whistle Down the Wind by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Sarah Brightman (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1998 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Phantom of the Opera: All I Ask of You by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano), Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Rigoletto / Act 3: La donna è mobile
La Wally / Act 1: Ebben? Ne andrò lontana
Torna a Surriento
Love Street [Riders on the Storm - The Doors Concerto]
Schindler's List Main Theme
White Night
Méditation de Thaïs
The Phantom Of The Opera: All I Ask Of You
Ashokan Farewell
My Heart Will Go On
Kanon in D major
She moved through the fair - Arr. Isobel Cooper
Adagio in G minor
Lakmé / Act 1: Sous le dôme épais
3 Gymnopédies: No.1
Song For Athene
Funiculì, funiculà
Serse / Act 1: "Ombra mai fù"
'O sole mio
Gianni Schicchi: "O, mio babbino caro"
L'elisir d'amore / Act 2: "Una furtiva lagrima"
Griet's Theme
La Bohème / Act 1: "Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì"
Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas Tallis
Orfeo ed Euridice (Orphée et Eurydice): "What is life?"

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