Domingo: The 50 Greatest Tracks

Release Date: 11/13/2015
Catalog Number: B002412702
Number of Discs: 2

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
This 2-CD compilation features the greatest hits of “the king of opera” (Los Angeles Times), Plácido Domingo. The 50 tracks display Domingo’s unrivaled versatility, including excerpts from famous operas such as Carmen, Aida, Turandot and Tosca as well as first-rate examples of popular songs and Latin American tunes.
Works on This Recording
1. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Italy
2. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
3. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
4. La traviata: Un dí felice eterea by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
5. Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: George Szell
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847 ; Germany
6. Lohengrin: In fernem Land by Richard Wagner
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor), Hans Sotin (Bass)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846-1847 ; Germany
7. Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Toute Mon Ame Est La...Pourquoi Me Reveiller? by Jules Massenet
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Post-Romantic
8. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Il était une fois "Kleinzach Legend" by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Robin Leggate (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; Paris, France
9. Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Italy
10. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer: Placido Domingo
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Italy
11. Otello: Esultate! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Kyung-Wha Chung
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Italy
12. L'Africaine (The African Woman): Pays merveilleux ... O paradis by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: George Szell
Period: Romantic
Written: 1864 ;
13. Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
14. El gato montés: Senó, q'e no me farte er való by Manuel Penella
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Miguel Roa
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orquesta Sinfonica De Madrid
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1916 ; Spain
15. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Am stillen Herd by Richard Wagner
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Eugen Jochum
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867 ; Germany
16. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Morgenlich leuchtend by Richard Wagner
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Eugen Jochum
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867 ; Germany
17. Edgar: Orgia, chimera dall'occhio vitreo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Veronesi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1889 ; Italy
18. Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
19. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Arretez, o mes frères by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble: Paris Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877 ; France
20. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Ils se sont Éloignés enfin! by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
21. Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: George Szell
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
22. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
23. Nabucco: Che si vuol by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Italy
24. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
25. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor), José Carreras (Tenor), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
26. Granada by Agustín Lara
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Marcel Peeters
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1932 ; Mexico
27. The Toast of New Orleans: Be My Love by Nicholas Brodszky
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Karl-Heinz Loges
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1949 ; USA
28. El día que me quieras by Carlos Gardel
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Roberto Pansera
Orchestra/Ensemble: Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; Argentina
29. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1872 ; France
30. Passione (Passion), song by Nicola Valente
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
31. Marta by Moises Simons
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Karl-Heinz Loges
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1932 ; Cuba
32. Chitarra Romana by Eldo Di Lazzaro
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
33. Volver by Carlos Gardel
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Roberto Pansera
Orchestra/Ensemble: Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
34. Mucho mucho by María Grever
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Karl-Heinz Loges
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
35. Ay, Ay, Ay by Osman Perez Freire
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Karl-Heinz Loges
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1913 ; Spain
36. Amapola by Joseph M. Lacalle
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Karl-Heinz Loges
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
37. Mi Buenos Aires querido by Carlos Gardel
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Roberto Pansera
Orchestra/Ensemble: Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1934 ; Argentina
38. Tu, ca nun chiagne!, for voice & piano (or orchestra) by Ernesto De Curtis
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1915 ; Italy
39. I' te vurria vasà by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
40. Wiegenlied, D 498/Op. 98 no 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Vienna, Austria
41. Because by Guy d' Hardelot
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Karl-Heinz Loges
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1902 ;
42. Jurame by María Grever
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Marcel Peeters
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
43. Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Marcel Peeters
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
44. Core 'ngrato by Salvatore Cardillo
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Marcel Peeters
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1911 ; Italy
45. Wesendonck Lieder: no 1, Der Engel by Richard Wagner
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857-1858 ; Germany
46. Musica proibita, Op. 5 by Stanislas Gastaldon
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; Italy
47. Na sera 'e maggio by Giuseppe Cioffi
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
48. Siboney by Ernesto Lecuona
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Karl-Heinz Loges
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1929 ; Cuba
49. La tabernera del puerto: No puede ser by Pablo Sorozabal
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1940 ; Spain
50. Das Land des Lächelns: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz by Franz Lehár
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1929 ; Vienna, Austria
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