Filippa Giordano

Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Scott Paulin
With a versatile and expressive soprano voice and an instinctual knack for selling a song, Filippa Giordano could have merely been an international pop star. But it's the classical crossover world's gain that she has decided instead to use her talents to bring the glorious melodies of opera into the 21st century. If there's room in the world for a female counterpart to Andrea Bocelli, it's this young Italian singer. Make no mistake: Performing works by Bellini, Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, Saint-Saëns, and Gounod, Giordano turns in a strong pop performance. Even the angelic tones of Sarah Brightman pale in comparison to Giordano's way with an aria: She takes greater risks and...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (6) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $250.00   
  • Used (5) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$250.00
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(52)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
AUDIO CD New 639842969420 Still shrinkwrapped; Audio CD in great condition! Jewel case, complete artwork, and CD all in great condition!

Ships from: Wilmington, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Scott Paulin
With a versatile and expressive soprano voice and an instinctual knack for selling a song, Filippa Giordano could have merely been an international pop star. But it's the classical crossover world's gain that she has decided instead to use her talents to bring the glorious melodies of opera into the 21st century. If there's room in the world for a female counterpart to Andrea Bocelli, it's this young Italian singer. Make no mistake: Performing works by Bellini, Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, Saint-Saëns, and Gounod, Giordano turns in a strong pop performance. Even the angelic tones of Sarah Brightman pale in comparison to Giordano's way with an aria: She takes greater risks and gets closer to the passionate heart of this music, unafraid to rasp, riff, and wail like a soul singer to drive an emotion home. In excerpts from Saint-Saëns' Samson et Dalila and Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, among others, Giordano preserves and focuses on the sustained beauty of the original themes. Elsewhere, as in the "Habanera" from Bizet's Carmen, she has more fun with the heroine's display of seductive power, her voice multitracked at times in duet and chorus. The arrangements also bridge the gap between pop and classical, the primarily orchestral lushness occasionally spiced with synth touches and a subtle rhythm track. Rounding out the album are new songs written for Giordano by Francesco Sartori who penned the hit "Con Te Partiro" ["Time to Say Goodbye"] for Bocelli and film composer Ennio Morricone. Here Giordano displays another important skill for an international pop diva: excellent diction in English. Whether she chooses to continue crossing over into opera or to follow a pure pop career instead, all the signs suggest that we'll be hearing the voice of Filippa Giordano for a long time to come.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/11/2000
  • Label: Atlantic
  • UPC: 639842969420
  • Catalog Number: 29694

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Filippa Giordano Primary Artist, Vocals, Soprano (Vocal)
Paolo Gianolio Guitar
Luis Jardim Percussion
The London Session Orchestra Performing Ensemble, Ensemble
Celso Valli Conductor, Keyboards
Gavyn Wright Violin
Luca Trevisi Clarinet
Marco Sabiu Conductor, Keyboards
Technical Credits
Vicenzo Bellini Composer
Georges Bizet Composer
Charles Gounod Composer
Giacomo Puccini Composer
Camille Saint-Saëns Composer
Giuseppe Verdi Composer
Ennio Morricone Composer
Celso Valli Producer, Adaptation
Luca Bignardi Programming, Engineer, Mastering
Antonio Baglio Mastering
Marco Sabiu Programming, Producer, Adaptation
Francesco Sartori Composer
Henri Meilhac Librettist
Giuseppe Giacosa Librettist
F. Sartori Lyricist
Felice Romani Librettist
Giovacchino Forzano Librettist
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously