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The Voice Of Romance / Bartoli, Bergonzi, Carreras, Et Al


Release Date: 01/28/2003 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 472630   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Umberto GiordanoGiacomo PucciniGaetano DonizettiWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Giuseppe Di StefanoRenée FlemingNicolai GhiaurovLuciano Pavarotti,   ... 
Conductor:  Bruno BartolettiSir Charles MackerrasRichard BonyngeGiuseppe Sinopoli,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale OrchestraLondon Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bruno Bartoletti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Tu che a Dio spiegasti l'ali by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Sull' aria...Che soave zeffiretto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano), Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Giunse alfin il momento...Deh vieni, non tardar by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Cinque - Dieci [opening scene] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Roberta Peters (Soprano), Giorgio Tozzi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Madama Butterfly: Vogliatemi bene...O quanti occhi fisi by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Linda Finnie (Mezzo Soprano), Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
Don Pasquale: Quel guardo il cavaliere...So anch'io la virtù by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Mauceri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turin Teatro Regio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
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 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
West Side Story: Tonight by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Robert Farnon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Farnon Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
Mamma by Cesare Andrea Bixio
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Henry Mancini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus,  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Henry Mancini 
18.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20.
Il trovatore: Il balen del suo sorriso by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21.
Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
22.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luigi de Corato (Tenor), Walter Gullino (Tenor), Dirk Sagemüller (Baritone),
Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Gualtier maldè..." 
23.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
24.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Vedrai, carino se sei buonino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
25.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
26.
Chants d'Auvergne: Volume 3 - no 5, Malurous qu'o uno fenno by Joseph Canteloube
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1930; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in Provençale. 
27.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Susanne Marsee (Mezzo Soprano), Beverly Sills (Soprano)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  John Alldis Choir,  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: French 
28.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leone Magiera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
29.
Chitarra Romana by Eldo Di Lazzaro
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Henry Mancini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mancini Orchestra,  Mancini Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Henry Mancini 
30.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
31.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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 Romance! November 24, 2013 By Ronald Pannell See All My Reviews "I heard several selections off of this CD on Pandora, and I just had to order it! The music is beautiful, and I have truly enjoyed all of the individual selections! Thank You for offering this CD, and the price of the CD is well worth it!" Report Abuse
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