Luciano Pavarotti ‎– The Best

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Decca ‎– 475 6816
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2 × CD, Compilation
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Opera Arias
1-1 La Donna È Mobile (Rigoletto)
Composed By – Giuseppe VerdiConductor – Richard BonyngeLibretto By – Piave*Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
2:25
1-2 Una Furtiva Lagrima (L'Elisir D'Amore)
Composed By – Gaetano DonizettiConductor – Richard BonyngeLibretto By – Romani*Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra
4:53
1-3 Libiamo Ne' Lieti Calici (Brindisi) (La Traviata)
Chorus – London Opera ChorusComposed By – Giuseppe VerdiConductor – Richard BonyngeLibretto By – Piave*Orchestra – National Philharmonic OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Joan Sutherland
2:52
1-4 Recondita Armonia (Tosca)
Composed By – Giacomo PucciniConductor – Nicola RescignoLibretto By – Giacosa*, Illica*Orchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
2:59
1-5 Donna Non Vidi Mai (Manon Lescaut)
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Oliviero De FabritiisLibretto By – Oliva*, Ricordi*, Giacosa*, Illica*, Praga*Orchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
2:43
1-6 Che Gelida Manina (La Bohème)
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Herbert von KarajanLibretto By – Giacosa*, Illica*Orchestra – Berliner PhilharmonikerSoprano Vocals – Mirella Freni
4:42
1-7 O Soave Fanciulla (La Bohème)
Bass Vocals – Rolando PaneraiComposed By – Puccini*Conductor – Herbert von KarajanLibretto By – Giacosa*, Illica*Orchestra – Berliner PhilharmonikerSoprano Vocals – Mirella Freni
4:13
1-8 Mi Batte Il Cuor ... O Paradiso (L'Africana)
Composed By – Giacomo MeyerbeerConductor – Oliviero De FabritiisLibretto By – Scribe*Orchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
3:33
1-9 M'Apparì (Martha)
Composed By – Friedrich Flotow*Conductor – Richard BonyngeLibretto By – Riese*Orchestra – New Philharmonia Orchestra
3:31
1-10 Quando Le Sere Al Placido Chiaror (Luisa Miller)
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Peter MaagLibretto By – Cammarano*Orchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
3:51
1-11 Se Quel Guerrier Io Fossi ... Celeste Aida (Aida)
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Lorin MaazelLibretto By – Ghislanzoni*Orchestra – Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala
4:08
1-12 Forse La Soglia Attinse (Un Ballo In Maschera)
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Sir Georg Solti*Libretto By – Somma*Orchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
2:44
1-13 Recitar! ... Vesti La Giubba (Pagliacci)
Composed By – Ruggiero LeoncavalloConductor – Giuseppe PatanèOrchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
4:08
1-14 Come Un Bel Dì Di Maggio (Andrea Chénier)
Composed By – Umberto GiordanoConductor – Riccardo ChaillyLibretto By – Illica*Orchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
2:54
1-15 Ah! Mes Amies, Quel Jour De Fête ! ... Pour Mon Âme (La Fille Du Régiment)
Baritone Vocals – Eric GarrettChorus – Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent GardenComposed By – Donizetti*Conductor – Richard BonyngeLibretto By – Bayard*, Vernoy de Saint-Georges*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
6:55
1-16 Die Quella Pira (Il Trovatore)
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Richard BonyngeLibretto By – Cammarano*Orchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
3:22
1-17 Nessun Dorma! (Turandot)
Choir – The John Alldis Choir*, Wandsworth School Boys' ChoirChorus Master [The John Alldis Choir] – John AlldisChorus Master [Wandsworth School Boys' Choir] – Russell BurgessComposed By – Puccini*Composed By [Compl.] – Alfano*Conductor – Zubin MehtaLibretto By – Adami*, Simoni*Orchestra – London Philarmonic Orchestra*
3:00
Italian Songs
2-1 Torna A Surriento
Arranged By – Chiaramello*Composed By – Ernesto de CurtisConductor – Giancarlo ChiaramelloLyrics By – Giambattista De CurtisOrchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
4:24
2-2 Santa Lucia Luntana
Arranged By – Chiaramello*Conductor – Giancarlo ChiaramelloOrchestra – Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di BolognaWritten-By – E. A. Mario
5:43
2-3 La Danza (Soirées Musicales)
Arranged By – Gamley*Composed By – Gioacchino RossiniConductor – Richard BonyngeLyrics By – Pepoli*Orchestra – Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna
3:07
2-4 L'Ultima Canzone
Arranged By – Faris*Composed By – Francesco Paolo TostiConductor – Piero Gamba*Lyrics By – Cimmino*Orchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
4:16
2-5 Non T'Amo Più!
Composed By – Tosti*Conductor – Richard BonyngeLyrics By – Errico*Orchestra – Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna
5:26
2-6 Mattinata
Conductor – Piero Gamba*Orchestra – Philharmonia OrchestraWritten-By – Leoncavallo*
1:59
2-7 'O Sole Mio
Arranged By – Chiaramello*Composed By – Eduardo di CapuaConductor – Giancarlo ChiaramelloLyrics By – Capurro*Orchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
3:22
2-8 'A Vucchella
Arranged By – Chiaramello*Composed By – Tosti*Conductor – Anton GuadagnoLyrics By – D'Annunzio*Orchestra – Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna
3:12
2-9 Core 'ngrato
Arranged By, Conductor – Chiaramello*Composed By – Salvatore CardilloLyrics By – Cordiferro*Orchestra – Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna
4:53
2-10 Nel Blu, Dipinto Di Blu
Arranged By – Mancini*Composed By – Domenico ModugnoConductor – Henry ManciniLyrics By – Migliacci*Orchestra – Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna
3:14
2-11 Vivere
Arranged By, Conductor – Mancini*Written-By – Cesare Andrea Bixio
3:26
2-12 Il Canto
Composed By, Conductor – Romano MusumarraLyrics By – Barbarossa*Orchestra – Orchestra Di RomaPercussion – Alberto Bartoli
3:44
2-13 Caruso
Written-By – Lucio Dalla
5:21
2-14 Buongiorno A Te
Composed By – Michele Centonze, Stefano "Tellus" Nanni*, Veris GiannettiConductor – Rob MathesDrums – Fabio SartoniLyrics By, Arranged By – Centonze*Orchestra – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*Orchestrated By – Mathes*Piano – Stefano "Tellus" Nanni*Soprano Vocals – Antonella Pepe
4:13
2-15 Ti Adoro
Composed By – Michele Centonze, Robin SmithDouble Bass – Kameron BrownDrums – Fabio SartoniGuitar – Michele CentonzeLyrics By, Arranged By – Centonze*Orchestra – Bulgarian Symphony OrchestraOrchestrated By – Nanni*Piano, Conductor – Stefano "Tellus" Nanni*Saxophone – Piero OdoriciTenor Vocals – Veris GiannettiTrombone – Roberto RossiTrumpet – Marco Tamburini
3:13
Bonus Tracks (From Luciano Pavarotti's First Decca EP, 1964)
2-16 E Lucevan Le Stelle (Tosca)
Composed By – Puccini*Libretto By – Giacosa*, Illica*
2:54
2-17 Questa O Quella (Rigoletto)
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Sir Edward Downes*Libretto By – Piave*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
1:59
2-18 Parmi Veder Le Lagrime (Rigoletto)
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Sir Edward Downes*Libretto By – Piave*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
2:35

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Notes

Total timing: 132:10
Disc 1: 63:49
Disc 2: 68:21

Cover photo: Pavarotti International
Photo nr 8: Archivio Pavarotti

Made in the EU

ADD: 1-1 to 1-4, 1-6 to 1-11, 1-13, 1-15 to 2-1, 2-3 to 2-8, 2-16 to 2-18
DDD: 1-5, 1-12, 1-14, 2-2, 2-9 to 2-15

℗ 1964 2-16 to 2-18; 1968 1-15; 1971 1-2; 1972 1-1; 1973 1-6, 1-7, 1-17; 1974 1-9, 2-3, 2-5; 1976 1-10; 1977 1-16; 1978 1-13; 1979 1-4, 2-1, 2-7, 2-8; 1980 1-5, 1-8; 1981 1-3; 1983 2-4, 2-6; 1984 1-14, 2-11; 1985 1-12, 2-2, 2-9; 1987 2-10; 1989 1-11; 2003 2-12, 2-14, 2-15 Decca Music Group Limited
℗ 1988 2-13 Dama Luma Srl

Publishers: Casa Ricordi-BMG Ricordi S.p.A., Milano (1-5, 1-17, 2-9); Casa Musicale Sonzogno di Piero Ostali, Milano (1-14); Universal Music Publishing Ltd (2-1, 2-3 to 2-7); Casa Editrice Musicale Nazionale (2-2); Casa Ricordi-BMG Ricordi S.p.A./Universal Music Publishing Ltd (UK) (2-8); Edizioni Curci Srl (2-10); Edizioni Bixio C.E.M.S.A. (2-11); Music for a Better World Ltd (2-12); Edizioni BMG Ariola Music/EMI Music Publishing Italia Srl (2-13); Master Pig Songs di Michele Centonze/Brani Strani Edizioni Musicale Srl (2-14); Universal Music Publishing Ltd/Master Pig Songs di Michele Centonze (2-15)

Introductory notes © 2005 Decca Music Group Limited

8-page leaflet with credits, photos and liner notes.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 28947 56816 2
  • SPARS Code: ADD/DDD
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM
  • Other (1, Catalogue#): 475 6817
  • Other (2, Catalogue#): 475 6818
  • Label Code: LC 00171
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): [4x Universal logo] 00289 475 681-7 01 * 51588611
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): [4x Universal logo] 00289 475 681-8 01 * 51588614
  • Matrix / Runout (Both CDs, inner ring): MADE IN GERMANY BY UNIVERSAL M & L B
  • Mastering SID Code (Both CDs): IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 0117
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI 0126

Other Versions (5 of 5) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
475 7028 Luciano Pavarotti The Best(2xCD, Comp, + ) Decca 475 7028 Australia 2005 Sell This Version
B0005183-02 Luciano Pavarotti The Best(2xCD, Comp) Decca B0005183-02 US 2005 Sell This Version
475 681-6 Luciano Pavarotti The Best(2xCD, Comp) Decca, Universal 475 681-6 Argentina 2005 Sell This Version
SSTARCD 6935 Luciano Pavarotti The Best(2xCD, Comp) Decca SSTARCD 6935 South Africa 2005 Sell This Version
475 6816 Luciano Pavarotti The Best(2xCD, Comp) Decca 475 6816 Mexico 2005 Sell This Version

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