The Essential José Carreras

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/15/2008
  • Label: Sony Classics
  • UPC: 886972135823
  • Catalog Number: 721358

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 La Traviata, opera: Libiamo, libiamo ne' lieti calici - Giuseppe Verdi & Agnes Baltsa (3:02)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byPlácido Domingo
    Performed byAgnes Baltsa, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, London Symphony Orchestra, Tallis Chamber Choir
  2. 2 Fedora, opera: Ma dunque è amore? ... Amor ti vieta - Umberto Giordano & José Carreras (2:49)
    Composed byUmberto Giordano
    Conducted byGiuseppe Patanè
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Pal Kovacs, Giuseppe Patanè, Hungarian Radio and Television Orchestra
  3. 3 Tosca, opera: Dammi i colori... Recondita armonia - Giacomo Puccini & Michael Tilson Thomas (4:17)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byMichael Tilson Thomas
    Performed byMichael Tilson Thomas, José Carreras, Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra, Italo Tajo
  4. 4 Tosca, opera: E lucevan le stelle - Giacomo Puccini & Michael Tilson Thomas (3:22)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byMichael Tilson Thomas
    Performed byMichael Tilson Thomas, José Carreras, Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra, Italo Tajo
  5. 5 Tosca, opera: O dolci mani mansuete epure - Giacomo Puccini & Michael Tilson Thomas (1:48)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byMichael Tilson Thomas
    Performed byMichael Tilson Thomas, José Carreras, Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra, Italo Tajo
  6. 6 Turandot, opera: Non piangere Liù - Giacomo Puccini & John-Paul Bogart (2:28)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byLorin Maazel
    Performed byJohn-Paul Bogart, José Carreras, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Robert Kerns, Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Katia Ricciarelli, Helmut Wildhaber, Heinz Zednik, Lorin Maazel
  7. 7 Turandot, opera: Nessun dorma! - Giacomo Puccini & John-Paul Bogart (3:18)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byLorin Maazel
    Performed byJohn-Paul Bogart, José Carreras, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Robert Kerns, Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Katia Ricciarelli, Helmut Wildhaber, Heinz Zednik, Lorin Maazel
  8. 8 Poliuto, opera: Tu sei commosso!... - Gaetano Donizetti & Vienna Symphony Orchestra (3:31)
    Composed byGaetano Donizetti
    Conducted byOleg Caetani
    Performed byVienna Symphony Orchestra, Oleg Caetani, José Carreras, Paolo Gavanelli
  9. 9 Poliuto, opera: D'un'alma troppo fervida - Gaetano Donizetti & Vienna Symphony Orchestra (2:04)
    Composed byGaetano Donizetti
    Conducted byOleg Caetani
    Performed byVienna Symphony Orchestra, Oleg Caetani, José Carreras, Paolo Gavanelli
  10. 10 Poliuto, opera: Ah! Fuggi da morte... - Gaetano Donizetti & Vienna Symphony Orchestra (3:30)
    Composed byGaetano Donizetti
    Conducted byOleg Caetani
    Performed byVienna Symphony Orchestra, Oleg Caetani, José Carreras, Katia Ricciarelli
  11. 11 Poliuto, opera: Fia vero!... Di! - Gaetano Donizetti & Vienna Symphony Orchestra (1:41)
    Composed byGaetano Donizetti
    Conducted byOleg Caetani
    Performed byVienna Symphony Orchestra, Oleg Caetani, José Carreras, Katia Ricciarelli
  12. 12 Andrea Chénier, opera: Senza musa. Colpito qui m'avete ov'io... Un dì all - Umberto Giordano & José Carreras (4:31)
    Composed byUmberto Giordano
    Conducted byGiuseppe Patanè
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra, Eva Marton, Giuseppe Patanè
  13. 13 Andrea Chénier, opera: Come un bel dì di maggio - Umberto Giordano & José Carreras (7:04)
    Composed byUmberto Giordano
    Conducted byGiuseppe Patanè
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra, Giuseppe Patanè
  14. 14 Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Orchestral Introduction - Jules Massenet & Plácido Domingo (2:27)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Conducted byPlácido Domingo
    Performed byPlácido Domingo, London Symphony Orchestra
  15. 15 Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Il faut nous séparer... - Jules Massenet & Agnes Baltsa (1:59)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Conducted byPlácido Domingo
    Performed byAgnes Baltsa, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, London Symphony Orchestra
  16. 16 Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Mais vous ne savez rien de moi... - Jules Massenet & Agnes Baltsa (3:36)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Conducted byPlácido Domingo
    Performed byAgnes Baltsa, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, London Symphony Orchestra
  17. 17 Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Rêve! Extase! - Jules Massenet & Agnes Baltsa (3:31)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Conducted byPlácido Domingo
    Performed byAgnes Baltsa, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, London Symphony Orchestra
  18. 18 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Tu qui, Santuzza?... - Pietro Mascagni & Agnes Baltsa (9:40)
    Composed byPietro Mascagni
    Conducted byPlácido Domingo
    Performed byAgnes Baltsa, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Margaretha Hintermeier, London Symphony Orchestra, Tallis Chamber Choir
  19. 19 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: La tua Santuzza - Pietro Mascagni & Agnes Baltsa (2:19)
    Composed byPietro Mascagni
    Conducted byPlácido Domingo
    Performed byAgnes Baltsa, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Margaretha Hintermeier, London Symphony Orchestra, Tallis Chamber Choir
  20. 20 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: C'est toi! C'est moi... - Georges Bizet & Agnes Baltsa (4:22)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byPlácido Domingo
    Performed byAgnes Baltsa, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, London Symphony Orchestra, Tallis Chamber Choir
  21. 21 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Mais moi, Carmen, je t'aime encore - Georges Bizet & Agnes Baltsa (4:53)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byPlácido Domingo
    Performed byAgnes Baltsa, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, London Symphony Orchestra, Tallis Chamber Choir
Disc 2
  1. 1 South Pacific, musical: Some Enchanted Evening - Richard Rodgers & José Carreras (3:21)
    Composed byRichard Rodgers
    Conducted byJonathan Tunick
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Kiri Te Kanawa, Jonathan Tunick, Sarah King, Juliet Midgley
  2. 2 South Pacific, musical: Twin Soliloquies: This Is How It Feels - Richard Rodgers & José Carreras (1:53)
    Composed byRichard Rodgers
    Conducted byJonathan Tunick
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Kiri Te Kanawa, Jonathan Tunick, Sarah King, Juliet Midgley
  3. 3 South Pacific, musical: This Nearly Was Mine - Richard Rodgers & José Carreras (3:50)
    Composed byRichard Rodgers
    Conducted byJonathan Tunick
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Kiri Te Kanawa, Jonathan Tunick, Sarah King, Juliet Midgley
  4. 4 South Pacific, musical: Finale Ultimo: Dites-moi / Some Enchanted Evening - Richard Rodgers & José Carreras (4:19)
    Composed byRichard Rodgers
    Conducted byJonathan Tunick
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Kiri Te Kanawa, Jonathan Tunick, Sarah King, Juliet Midgley
  5. 5 Jeg elsker dig (I Love Thee), song transcription for piano, Op. 41/3 - Edvard Grieg & Hans Christian Andersen (2:42)
    Composed byEdvard Grieg
    Conducted byJoan Casas
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Joan Casas, Gran Teatre de Liceu de Barcelona Symphony Orchest
  6. 6 Damunt de tu nomes les flors, for voice & piano (Combat del somni No. 1) - Federico Mompou & José Carreras (4:06)
    Composed byFederico Mompou
    Conducted byJoan Casas
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Joan Casas, Gran Teatre de Liceu de Barcelona Symphony Orchest
  7. 7 Els Contrabandistes, catalan folk song - José Carreras & Catalan Traditional (2:22)
    Composed byCatalan Traditional
    Conducted byJoan Casas
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Joan Casas, Gran Teatre de Liceu de Barcelona Symphony Orchest
  8. 8 Festeig for voice & orchestra - Eduardo Toldrá & José Carreras (3:01)
    Composed byEduardo Toldrá
    Conducted byJoan Casas
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Joan Casas, Gran Teatre de Liceu de Barcelona Symphony Orchest
  9. 9 A A l'ombra del lladoner, for voice & orchestra - Eduardo Toldrá & José Carreras (4:23)
    Composed byEduardo Toldrá
    Conducted byJoan Casas
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Joan Casas, Gran Teatre de Liceu de Barcelona Symphony Orchest
  10. 10 Canco de Passar Cantant for voice & orchestra - Eduardo Toldrá & José Carreras (2:49)
    Composed byEduardo Toldrá
    Conducted byJoan Casas
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Joan Casas, Gran Teatre de Liceu de Barcelona Symphony Orchest
  11. 11 La ricordanza, sonetto for voice & piano - Vicenzo Bellini & José Carreras (5:51)
    Composed byVicenzo Bellini
    Performed byJosé Carreras
  12. 12 Malinconia, ninfa gentile for voice & piano (6 ariette da camera) - Vicenzo Bellini & José Carreras (2:03)
    Composed byVicenzo Bellini
    Performed byJosé Carreras
  13. 13 Vaga luna, che inargenti, song for voice & piano - Vicenzo Bellini & José Carreras (3:25)
    Composed byVicenzo Bellini
    Performed byJosé Carreras
  14. 14 Per pietà, bell' idol mio, for voice & piano (6 ariette da camera) - Vicenzo Bellini & José Carreras (2:43)
    Composed byVicenzo Bellini
    Performed byJosé Carreras
  15. 15 Il fervido desiderio, for voice & piano - Vicenzo Bellini & José Carreras (2:48)
    Composed byVicenzo Bellini
    Performed byJosé Carreras
  16. 16 Dolente immagine di figlia mia, for voice & piano - Vicenzo Bellini & José Carreras (3:37)
    Composed byVicenzo Bellini
    Performed byJosé Carreras
  17. 17 Pregaria (El cant de l'anima a la Verge) - Vienna Symphony Orchestra & Fermin Maria Alvarez (4:28)
    Composed byFermin Maria Alvarez
    Conducted bySteven Mercurio
    Performed byVienna Symphony Orchestra, José Carreras, Steven Mercurio, Gumpoldskirchner Kinderchor
  18. 18 Wiegenlied ("Träume, träume, du mein süsses Leben"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 41/1 (TrV 195/1) - Richard Strauss & Vienna Symphony Orchestra (4:15)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted bySteven Mercurio
    Performed byVienna Symphony Orchestra, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Steven Mercurio, Luciano Pavarotti, Gumpoldskirchner Kinderchor
  19. 19 Feliz Navidad - Vienna Symphony Orchestra & José Feliciano (2:57)
    Composed byJosé Feliciano
    Conducted bySteven Mercurio
    Performed byVienna Symphony Orchestra, José Carreras, Steven Mercurio, Gumpoldskirchner Kinderchor
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