One Chance [original Soundtrack]

Release Date: 1/7/2014
Label: Sony
Catalog Number: 88843010472
Number of Discs: 1

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Most people only dream about becoming a famous superstar, but against all odds one man from Wales did just that. This is the story of his journey. ONE CHANCE is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for Britain’s Got Talent . Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win Britain’s Got Talent and the hearts of millions. From the director of The Devil Wears Prada, David Frankel and starring Tony Award® winner James Corden ( One Man -Two Guvnors, Gulliver’s Travels), Oscar® nominee Julie Walters (Harry Potter, Billy Elliot, Educating Rita) and Golden Globe® nominee Colm Meaney ( Star Trek , Get Him to the Greek )

The ONE CHANCE soundtrack features a new, previously unreleased song written and recorded for the movie by seven-time Grammy Award® winner Taylor Swift “Sweeter Than Fiction.” Also recorded for the movie are six new performances by Paul Potts including “Vesti La Giubba” from Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, “Celeste Aida” from Verdi’s Aida and two arias from Puccini’s La Bohéme. Other performers featured on the soundtrack are Il Divo, Mario Lanza and Vittorio Grigólo.
Works on This Recording
1. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
2. Nella Fantasia by Ennio Morricone
Performer: Paul Potts, Per Magnusson (Keyboards), Per Magnusson (Piano), Jan Bengtson (Flute)
Period: 20th Century
3. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer: Paul Potts
Conductor: Richard Haines
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Italy
4. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Paul Potts, Peter Ljung (Piano)
Conductor: Tomas Brauner
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
5. Heart's melodies, Op. 5: no 3, I love thee by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Paul Potts, Magnus Gilljam (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1863-1864 ; Norway
6. Time to Say Goodbye (Con te partirò), song by Francesco Sartori
Performer: Per Magnusson (Keyboards)
Conductor: Mats Halling
Period: Contemporary
7. Symphony no 25 in G minor, K 183 (173dB): 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Bruno Walter
Period: Classical
Written: 1773 ; Salzburg, Austria
8. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Paul Potts
Conductor: Richard Haines
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Italy
9. Aida: Farewell to Earth by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ;
10. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Kyrie by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
11. Arrivederci, Roma by Renato Rascel
Performer: Vittorio Grigolo
Conductor: Pier G. Morandi
Period: 20th Century
12. 'O sole mio by Eduardo Di Capua
Conductor: Carlo Savina
Period: Romantic
Written: 1898 ; Italy
13. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Paul Potts
Conductor: Richard Haines
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
14. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
15. Sweeter than Fiction by Taylor Swift
Performer: Taylor Swift (Voice)
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