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Franco Corelli - The Unknown Recordings


Release Date: 10/21/2003 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 62699   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiCharles GounodJules MassenetGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Franco Corelli
Conductor:  Franco FerrarisEduardo Pedrazzoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 45 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A set of previously unreleased recordings from The Prince of Tenors, including an aria from his last new role as Macduff that serves as a souvenir of that triumph. A set of previously unreleased recordings from The Prince of Tenors, including an aria from his last new role as Macduff that serves as a souvenir of that triumph. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958-67 
Notes: This selection begins with "Oh! fede negar potessi..." 
2. La forza del destino: O, tu che in seno agli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958-67 
Notes: This selection begins with "La vita è inferno..." 
3. Macbeth: Ah, la paterna mano by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958-67 
Notes: This selection begins with "O figli, o figli miei!..." 
4. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958-67 
5. Ernani: Mercè, diletti amici...Come rugiada al cospite by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958-67 
6. Roméo et Juliette: Ah! lève-toi, soleil by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 1958-67 
Notes: This selection begins with "L'amour, l'amour..." 
7. Le Cid: Ah! tout est bien fini...O Souverain, ô juge, ô père by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
Date of Recording: 1958-67 
8. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958-67 
Notes: This selection begins with "In povertà mia lieta..." 
9. Loreley: Nel verde Maggio by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958-67 
10. Un ballo in maschera: Ma se m' è forza perderti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eduardo Pedrazzoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958-67 
Notes: This selection begins with "Forse la soglia attinse..." 
11. Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eduardo Pedrazzoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958-67 

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