Summertime: Beautiful Arias and Classic Songs of Summer

Summertime: Beautiful Arias and Classic Songs of Summer


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  1. O sole mio, for voice & piano (or orchestra)
  2. Volare, for voice & orchestra (a.k.a. "Nel blu dipinto di blu")
  3. Granada, for voice & orchestra (with chorus ad lib)
  4. O mio babbino caro
  5. Summertime, song (from Porgy and Bess, opera)
  6. The Summer Knows
  7. Now We Are Free, song (for the film "Gladiator")
  8. Chi Mai (originally composed for Maddalena, film score)
  9. Torna a Surriento, for voice & piano (or orchestra)
  10. Core 'ngrato (Catari), for voice & orchestra
  11. Maria, song (from "West Side Story")
  12. Baïlèro, folksong for voice & orchestra (Chants d'Auvergne, Series 1, N
  13. Pokare Kare Ana
  14. That's Amore
  15. The Way We Were, song (for the film "The Way We Were")
  16. Cavatina (from "The Deer Hunter")
  17. Die Letzte Rose (as interpolated into "Martha")
  18. Belle Nuit, ô Nuit d'Amour (Barcarolle)
  19. Funiculì Funiculà, for voice & orchestra (& chorus ad lib)
  20. Barcelona

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Joan Sutherland   Soprano (Vocal)
New York Voices   Choir, Chorus
Luciano Pavarotti   Tenor (Vocal)
José Carreras   Tenor (Vocal)
James Levine   Conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Kiri Te Kanawa   Soprano (Vocal)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Nicholas Dodd   Conductor
Bashiri Johnson   Percussion
Geoff Dugmore   Drums
English Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Robert Farnon   Conductor
Robert Farnon Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Renée Fleming   Soprano (Vocal)
Lisa Gerrard   Vocals
Stephen Hussey   Conductor
Nick Ingman   Conductor
Neil Jason   Bass
London Session Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Robbie McIntosh   Guitar
Pino Palladino   Bass
Francois Rive   Cello
Shaun Ryder   Vocals
Gavyn Wright   Conductor
Richard Bonynge   Conductor
Giancarlo Chiaramello   Conductor
Anton Guadagno   Conductor
John Parricelli   Guitar
Gavin Greenaway   Conductor
Metro Voices   Choir, Chorus
L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande   Performing Ensemble
Hayley Westenra   Vocals
Teddy Swarrer   Choir Conductor
Edoardo Müller   Conductor
Vittorio Grigolo   Vocals
Roberto Benzi   Conductor
Pino Paladino   Bass
Duel   Ensemble
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Lyndhurst Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Te Tau Choir   Choir, Chorus
John Savannah   Background Vocals
Robbie McIntosh   Guitar
William Hayward   Choir Conductor
Russell Watson   Tenor (Vocal)
Huguette Tourangeau   Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Du Brassus   Choir, Chorus
Andre Charlet   Choir Master
Bologna Community Theater Chorus   Choir, Chorus
Ian Dean   Conductor
Jenny O'Grady   Choir Director,Choir Master
Lausanne Pro Arte   Choir, Chorus
Choeurs de la Suisse Romande   Choir, Chorus
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Bologna Community Theater Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Jeffrey Tate   Conductor

Technical Credits

Joseph Canteloube   Composer
George Gershwin   Composer
Stephen Sondheim   Librettist
Marvin Hamlisch   Composer
Nicholas Dodd   Arranger,Orchestration
Gerard   Librettist
Friedrich von Flotow   Composer
Alan Bergman   Librettist
Robert Farnon   Arranger
Ira Gershwin   Librettist
Nick Ingman   Arranger
Gavyn Wright   Orchestra Leader
Giancarlo Chiaramello   Arranger
DuBose Heyward   Librettist
Riccardo Cordiferro   Librettist
Luigi Denza   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Mats Bergman   Librettist
Joe Brock   Art Direction
Dorothy Heyward   Librettist
James T. Clark   Orchestra Leader
Duel   Arranger
Brooks   Librettist
Ernest Guiraud   Librettist
Migliaccio   Librettist
Auguste Barbier   Librettist
G.B. (Giambattista) de Curtis   Librettist
C. Capurro   Librettist
Jo Brock   Art Direction
Modugno   Librettist
Friedrich Wilhelm Riese   Librettist
Giovanni del Turco   Librettist
James Clark   Orchestra Leader
Giovacchino Forzano   Librettist
Dorothy K. Heyward   Librettist

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