Ten Top Tenors (2CD)

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Ten Top Tenors (2CD)
Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Jonas Kaufmann, Juan Diego Florez, Joseph Calleja, etc

[ Decca / 2 CD ]

Release Date: Friday 13 November 2015

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This 2CD album brings together ten of the most famous tenors, performing nearly 50 of the greatest arias of all time. It also features a 16-page booklet with everything you need to know about each tenor - nationality, short biography, best recording, trivia and more - in an appealing and witty design.

Disc One contains 24 operatic arias, opening with the all-time tenor of tenors, Luciano Pavarotti, singing Nessun Dorma. Juan Diego Flórez delivers the astonishing Ah mes amis (with its 9 top Cs) in supreme style, Villazón sings Verdi and Handel, while Jonas Kaufmann can be heard in Puccini, Bizet (Carmen) and even Wagner.

Disc Two contains film themes, Neopolitan songs, Sicilian songs, sacred music and others. Highlights include Andrea Bocelli's Ave Maria (from his best-selling Sacred Arias album); Joseph Calleja singing the "love theme" from Cinema Paradiso, Plácido Domingo with No Puedo Ser and José Carreras singing Granada.

THE BOOKLET was designed in the style of collectable sport cards book, featuring:
Short biographies
Curious facts


Disc 1

"Nessun dorma!" [Turandot] (Luciano Pavarotti)
"Che gelida manina" [La Boheme] (José Carreras)
"Questa o quella" (Ballata) [Rigoletto] (Rolando Villazon)
"Addio fiorito asil" [Madama Butterfly] (Joseph Calleja)
Wenn es Abend wird - Grüß mir mein Wien (Fitz Wunderlich)
"Una furtiva lagrima" [L'elisir d'amore] (Juan Diego Florez)
"Amor ti vieta" (Andrea Bocelli)
"Recondita armonia" (Placido Domingo)
"Ah! mes amis, quel jour de fête!" (Juan Diego Florez)
"E lucevan le stelle" (Jonas Kaufmann)
Aria: Ciel e terra armi di sdegno (Rolando Villazon)
C'était le soir - Au fond du temple Saint [The Pearl Fishers] (Andrea Bocelli)
"La donna è mobile" (Luciano Pavarotti)
"La fleur que tu m'avais jetée" (Jonas Kaufmann)
L'anima ho stanca (Rolando Villazon)
"Ecco, signor, la sposa" (Jose Carreras)
"Wenn der Freude Tränen fließen" (Fritz Wunderlich)
"La dolcissima effigie" [Adriana Lecouvreur] (Jonas Kaufmann)
"Com'è gentil...tornami a dir" (Juan Diego Florez)
Arioso: Ombra mai fù (Rolando Villazon)
"Mein lieber Schwan!" [Lohengrin] (Jonas Kaufmann)
Senó, q'e no me farte er való (Placido Domingo)
"O soave fanciulla" (Luciano Pavarotti)
"Libiamo ne'lieti calici" [La Traviata] (Luciano Pavarotti)

Disc 2

'O sole mio (Luciano Pavarotti)
Parla piu piano (Thème du Parrain) (Roberto Alagna)
Granada (Jose Carreras)
Be My Love (Joseph Calleja)
Panis Angelicus (Andrea Bocelli)
L'alba sepàra dalla luce l'ombra (Fritz Wunderlich)
"Ombra di nube" (Jonas Kaufmann)
Ständchen, Op.17, No.2 [Richard Strauss] (Fritz Wunderlich)
Caccini: Ave Maria (Andrea Bocelli)
Bello Durmiente (Juan Diego Florez)
La Taberna del Puerto - 'No puede ser' (Placido Domingo)
Misa Criolla: (vidala-babuala) (Jose Carreras)
Torna a Surriento (Luciano Pavarotti)
Abballati (Roberto Alagna)
Maria [West Side Story] (Jose Carreras)
Mattinata (Joseph Calleja)
Dein ist mein ganzes Herz! [The Land of Smiles] (Placido Domingo)
Mi votu (Roberto Alagna)
La Danza (Luciano Pavarotti)
Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria (Andrea Bocelli)
Because (Placido Domingo)
Love Theme (From "Cinema Paradiso") (Joseph Calleja)
Core 'ngrato (Jose Carreras)
Funiculì, funiculà (Luciano Pavarotti)