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Pure Passion / José Carreras


Release Date: 10/19/1999 
Label:  Erato   Catalog #: 27305   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard AddinsellIsaac AlbenizSergei RachmaninovRichard Wagner,   ... 
Performer:  José CarrerasDave HartleyRoderick Elms
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians OrchestraCapital Voices
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 48 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded at Whitfield Street Studios, London, England, Bit a Beat Studios, Barcelona, Spain and Skratch Studios, Surrey, England. Selections recorded at Whitfield Street Studios, London, England, Bit a Beat Studios, Barcelona, Spain and Skratch Studios, Surrey, England. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Warsaw Concerto by Richard Addinsell
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Dave Hartley (Piano), Roderick Elms (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Adaptation & lyrics by M. Bizzarri & G. Marcucci.
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "Un'ombra." 
2. Tango in D major by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Dave Hartley (Piano), José Carreras (Tenor), Roderick Elms (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: John Cameron
Lyrics: P. Weissevogel
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "El eco de tu voz." 
3. Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Dave Hartley (Piano), Roderick Elms (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Adaptation & lyrics by M. Bizzarri & G. Marcucci.
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "E sarà così." 
4. Tannhäuser: Overture by Richard Wagner
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Roderick Elms (Piano), Dave Hartley (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Adaptation & lyrics by M. Bizzarri & G. Marcucci.
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "Europa." 
5. Danzas (12) españolas for Piano, Op. 37: no 5, Andaluza by Enrique Granados
Performer:  Roderick Elms (Piano), Dave Hartley (Piano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: John Cameron
Lyrics: Luis Muñoz Lorente 
6. Ständchen, D 889 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Roderick Elms (Piano), Dave Hartley (Piano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: John Cameron
Lyrics by M. Bizzarri & G. Marcucci.
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "Dimme Perché." 
7. Nocturne for Piano in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Roderick Elms (Piano), Dave Hartley (Piano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: John Cameron
Lyrics by M. Bizzarri & G. Marcucci.
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "Le note di Chopin." 
8. Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Roderick Elms (Piano), Dave Hartley (Piano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Adaptation & lyrics by Al Hoffman, Mann Curtis & Jerry Livingston
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "The Story of a Starry Night." 
9. Marche slave, Op. 31 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Dave Hartley (Piano), Roderick Elms (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Adaptation & lyrics by M. Bizzarri & G. Marcucci.
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "Notte Slava." 
10. Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Roderick Elms (Piano), José Carreras (Tenor), Dave Hartley (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Adaptation & lyrics by M. Bizzarri & G. Marcucci.
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "Quando." 
11. Standing Stone: Celebration by Paul McCartney
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994-1997; England 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
12. Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Roderick Elms (Piano), José Carreras (Tenor), Dave Hartley (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musicians Orchestra,  Capital Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: David Arch
Lyrics by M. Bizzarri & G. Marcucci.
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "Parole d'amore."
Composition written: Russia (1900 - 1901). 

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 Jose Carreras Pure Passion September 24, 2012 By George Yang See All My Reviews "great voice!" Report Abuse
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