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 Offer,Franco Corelli: The Tenor as Hero

Franco Corelli (tenor), Lucine Amara (Nedda), Tito Gobbi (Tonio), Mario Spina (Beppe), Antonietta Stella (Maddalena), Mario Sereni (Carlo Gérard), Mirella Freni (Juliette)

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Contents

Bellini: I puritani (2003 - Remaster), Act I: A te, o cara

3:37
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-01
  • Recording Venue: June & July 1961/ Kingsway Hall, London

Bellini: Norma, Act 1 (1989 Digital Remaster), Cavatina:: Meco all'altar di Venere (Pollione)

6:12
  • Piero de Palma (tenor), Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Teatro alla Scala
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1960-09-12
  • Recording Venue: 5-12 September 1960 / Teatro alla Scala, Milan

Donizetti: La Favorita (1997 - Remaster): Favorita del Re!....Spirito gentil (Act IV)

4:58
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-06-29
  • Recording Venue: 28 June 1961/Kingsway Hall, London

Verdi: Il Trovatore: Ah si, ben mio, coll'essere io tuo...Di quella pira

7:14
  • Franco Corelli (tenor), Gabriella Tucci (soprano), Mario Rinaudo, Angelo Mercuriali (tenor), Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Teatro dell'Opera, Roma
  • Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma
  • Thomas Schippers
  • Recorded: 1964-08-01
  • Recording Venue: July & August 1964, Opera House, Rome

Verdi: Quando le sere al placido (from Luisa Miller)

5:19
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1967-02-25
  • Recording Venue: 15,17, 20, 22 & 25 February 1967. Kingsway Hall, London.

Verdi: La Forza del Destino (Act 3): La vita è inferno...O tu che in seno agli angeli

6:38
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1967-02-25
  • Recording Venue: 15,17, 20, 22 & 25 February 1967. Kingsway Hall, London.

Verdi: Macbeth: O figli, o figli miei ... Ah, la paterna mano

3:52
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1967-02-25
  • Recording Venue: 15,17, 20, 22 & 25 February 1967. Kingsway Hall, London.

Verdi: La donna è mobile (from Rigoletto)

2:31
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1967-02-25
  • Recording Venue: 15,17, 20, 22 & 25 February 1967. Kingsway Hall, London.

Verdi: Ernani, ACT 1: Mercè, dilette amici .....Come rugiada al cespite

4:57
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1967-02-25
  • Recording Venue: 15,17, 20, 22 & 25 February 1967. Kingsway Hall, London.

Verdi: Un ballo in maschera, Act 3: Forse la soglia attinse...Ma se m' è forza perderti

5:13
  • Franco Corelli/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Eduardo Pedrazolli, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Eduardo Pedrazzoli
  • Recorded: 1965-12-31
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall: 26 & 30 September & 3-4 October 1958 AND Basilica Santa Euphemia: 25 & 28 September 1964

Verdi: Aida (1989 - Remaster): Se quel guerrier io fossi! ... Celeste Aida (Act I)

4:47
  • Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Zubin Mehta
  • Recorded: 1967-08-06
  • Recording Venue: 21 June to 6 July and 6 August 1965, Teatro dell' Opera, Rome

Verdi: Aida, Act III: Pur ti riveggo, mia dolce Aida (Radames, Aida)

12:30
  • Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Franco Corelli (tenor), Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Bonaldo Giaiotti (bass), Mario Sereni (baritone)
  • Zubin Mehta
  • Recorded: 1967-08-06
  • Recording Venue: 21 June-6 July & 6 August 1967 /Teatro dell' Opera, Rome

Meyerbeer: Gli Ugonotti (1997 - Remaster): Non lunge della torre....Bianca al par di neve alpina (Act I)

5:24
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-05
  • Recording Venue: 5 July 1961/Kingsway Hall, London

Catalani: Loreley (Act 1): Nel verde maggio

2:23
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1967-02-25
  • Recording Venue: 15,17, 20, 22 & 25 February 1967. Kingsway Hall, London.

Ponchielli: Cielo e mar! (from La Gioconda)

4:46
  • Franco Corelli/Pro Arte Orchestra/Franco Ferraris, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1962-09-08
  • Recording Venue: 8 September 1962/Kingsway Hall, London

Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur: L'anima ho stanca (Act II)

2:23
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-13
  • Recording Venue: 5 & 13 July 1961/Kingsway Hall, London

Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana (1991 Digital Remaster)

7:07
  • Franco Corelli (tenor), Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Corinna Vozza (mezzo-soprano), Adriana Lazzarini (mezzo-soprano)
  • Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma
  • Gabriele Santini
  • Recorded: 1962-07-10
  • Recording Venue: 1-10 July 1962 / Teatro dell' Opera, Roma

Intanto amici...Viva il vino spumeggiante (Turiddu / Coro / Lola)

2:57

Mamma, quel vino è generoso (Turiddu / Mamma Lucia / Santuzza / Una donna)

4:10

Leoncavallo: Pagliacci: Un grande spettacolo... Un tal gioco (Act 1) ( Canio / Coro / Tonio / Beppe / Nedda)

5:17
  • Lucine Amara (soprano), Tito Gobbi (baritone), Franco Corelli (tenor), Mario Spina (tenor), Mario Zanasi, Franco Piva (baritone)
  • Teatro alla Scala
  • Lovro von Matacic
  • Recorded: 1960-07-07
  • Recording Venue: 3-7 July 1960 / Teatro alla Scala, Milan

Leoncavallo: Pagliacci (1991 Digital Remaster), Act I, Scene 2: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba

3:48
  • Franco Corelli (tenor), Teatro alla Scala
  • Lovro von Matacic
  • Recorded: 1960-07-07
  • Recording Venue: 3-7 July 1960 / Teatro alla Scala, Milan

Leoncavallo: Pagliacci: No, Pagliacco non son (Act II) (Canio / Coro / Silvio / Nedda / Tonio / Beppe)

6:26
  • Mario Spina (tenor), Mario Zanasi (baritone), Tito Gobbi (baritone), Lucine Amara (soprano), Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Teatro alla Scala
  • Lovro von Matacic
  • Recorded: 1960-07-07
  • Recording Venue: 3-7 July 1960 / Teatro alla Scala, Milan

Puccini: Manon Lescaut (1997 - Remaster): Donna non vidi mai (Act I)

2:36
  • Franco Corelli/Pro Arte Orchestra/Franco Ferraris, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1962-09-08
  • Recording Venue: 8 September 1962 / Kingsway Hall, London

Puccini: Tosca (1997 - Remaster): Recondita armonia (Act I)

3:03
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-01
  • Recording Venue: 1 July 1961/Kingsway Hall, London

Puccini: Tosca (1997 Digital Remaster): E lucevan le stelle (Act III)

3:29
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-01
  • Recording Venue: 1 July 1961/Kingsway Hall, London

Puccini: Turandot (1988 Digital Remaster): Non piangere, Liù...Ah! per l'ultima volta

4:45
  • Francesco Molinari Pradelli/Franco Corelli/Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/Renata Scotto/Coro e Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/Bonaldo Giaiotti/Guido Mazzini/Franco Ricciardi/Piero de Palma, Guido Mazzini (bass), Piero de Palma (tenor), Renata Scotto (soprano), Gianni Lazzari (director), Franco Ricciardi (tenor), Bonaldo Giaiotti (bass), Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma
  • Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
  • Recorded: 1965-07-01
  • Recording Venue: June/July 1965, Teatro dell' Opera di Rome

Puccini: Nessun dorma (from Turandot)

2:55
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma
  • Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
  • Recorded: 1965-07-16
  • Recording Venue: 24 June & 2, 5, 8, 10, 12, 13, 16 July 1965 / Teatro dell'Opera, Rome

Puccini: Turandot Act III: Principessa di morte!...che è mai dime? (Calaf / Turandot)

5:34
  • Gianni Lazzari (director), Franco Corelli (tenor), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
  • Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma
  • Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
  • Recorded: 1965-07-16
  • Recording Venue: 24 June & 2, 5, 8, 10, 12, 13, 16 July 1965 / Teatro dell'Opera, Rome

Giordano, U: Un dì, all' azzurro spazio (from Andrea Chénier)

5:41
  • Franco Corelli (tenor), Antonietta Stella, Paolo Pedani, Coro e Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Mario Sereni
  • Teatro dell'Opera, Roma
  • Gabriele Santini
  • Recorded: 1963-07-02
  • Recording Venue: 25-27, 30 June & 1-2 July 1963 Teatro dell' Opera, Rome

Giordano, U: Credo a una possanza arcana (Andrea Chénier, Act II)

3:26
  • Giuseppe Modesti (baritone), Coro e Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Franco Corelli (tenor), Anna Di Stasio
  • Teatro dell'Opera, Roma
  • Gabriele Santini
  • Recorded: 1994-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 25-27 & 30 June & 1-2 July 1963/Rome Opera House

Giordano, U: Si, fui soldato (from Andrea Chénier)

3:19
  • Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Giuseppe Modesti (baritone), Franco Corelli (tenor), Paolo Pedani (bass), Mario Sereni (baritone), Antonietta Stella (soprano), Gianni Lazzari (director)
  • Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma
  • Gabriele Santini
  • Recorded: 1963-07-02
  • Recording Venue: 25-27 & 30 June & 1-2 July 1963 / Teatro dell'Opera, Roma

Giordano, U: Come un bel dì di maggio (from Andrea Chénier)

3:25
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Teatro dell'Opera, Roma
  • Gabriele Santini
  • Recorded: 1963-07-02
  • Recording Venue: 25-27 & 30 June & 1-2 July 1963 / Teatro dell'Opera, Roma

Giordano, U: Vicino a te (from Andrea Chénier)

7:58
  • Mario Sereni, Franco Corelli (tenor), Coro e Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma, Antonietta Stella (soprano), Paolo Pedani, Giuseppe Modesti
  • Teatro dell'Opera, Roma
  • Gabriele Santini
  • Recorded: 1994-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 25-27 & 30 June & 1-2 July 1963/Rome Opera House

Massenet: Ah! Tout est bien fini... O souverain (from Le Cid)

4:53
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1967-02-25
  • Recording Venue: 15,17, 20, 22 & 25 February 1967. Kingsway Hall, London.

Gounod: Roméo et Juliette (1994 - Remaster), Act I: Ange adorable, ma main coupable

4:36
  • Franco Corelli/Mirella Freni/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris/Alain Lombard, Mirella Freni (soprano), Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra de Paris
  • Alain Lombard
  • Recorded: 1968-06-06
  • Recording Venue: 20-22, 24-29 June & 1, 3-6 July 1968 / Salle Wagram, Paris

Gounod: Roméo et Juliette (1994 - Remaster), Act II

13:03
  • Mirella Freni (soprano), Franco Corelli (tenor), Michèle Vilma (mezzo-soprano)
  • Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra de Paris, Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris
  • Alain Lombard
  • Recorded: 1968-06-06
  • Recording Venue: 20-22, 24-29 June & 1, 3-6 July 1968 / Salle Wagram, Paris

L'amour! l'amour!...Ah! Leve-toi soleil!

4:40

O nuit divine! je t'emplore

8:23

Gounod: Roméo et Juliette (1994 - Remaster), Act V: C'est la!...Salut! tombeau! sombre et silencieux!

6:34
  • Franco Corelli/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris/Alain Lombard, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra de Paris
  • Alain Lombard
  • Recorded: 1968-06-06
  • Recording Venue: 20-22, 24-29 June & 1, 3-6 July 1968 / Salle Wagram, Paris

Schubert: Ave Maria, D839

2:24
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra, Chorus
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1963-06-06
  • Recording Venue: 6 June 1963 / Milan

Handel: Serse (1996 Digital Remaster): Frondi tenere ... Ombra mai fu (arr. Mingardo)

4:06
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1963-06-06
  • Recording Venue: 6 June 1963 / Milan

Verdi: Ingemisco (from Requiem)

4:27
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1963-09-16
  • Recording Venue: 16 September 1963/Milan

Rossini: Petite messe solennelle (1996 Digital Remaster): Domine Deus

4:27
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1963-09-16
  • Recording Venue: 16 September 1963 / Milan

Lara, Augustin: Granada

4:36
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1965-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 18 May 1964, 16-17 June & 27 September 1965/Milan

Donaudy: Vaghissima sembianza

3:55
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1965-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 18 May 1964, 16-17 June & 27 September 1965/Milan

Curtis, E: Ti voglio tanto bene

2:59
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1965-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 18 May 1964, 16-17 June & 27 September 1965/Milan

Ciarone: Mon ciel, c'est toi

2:27
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1965-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 18 May 1964, 16-17 June & 27 September 1965/Milan

Pedrazzoli: Il canto della rinuncia

4:27
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1965-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 18 May 1964, 16-17 June & 27 September 1965/Milan

Mingardo: Carretierre

3:41
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1965-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 18 May 1964, 16-17 June & 27 September 1965/Milan

Ferrafo: Tu lo sai

3:33
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1965-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 27 September 1965/Milan

Ciarone: Pourquoi fermer ton coeur

3:59
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1965-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 14, 16, 26 Oct & 21 Dec,1961. Milan

Denza: Si tu m'aimais

3:59
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-12-21
  • Recording Venue: 14, 16, 26 Oct & 21 Dec, 1961. Milan

Tortorella: Mammina mia

3:55
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra, Chorus
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1965-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 18 May 1964, 16-17 June & 27 September 1965/Milan

Serrano, J: El Trust de los tenorios: Te quiero, morena (Española)

3:00
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Raffaele Mingardo
  • Recorded: 1965-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 18 May 1964, 16-17 June & 27 September 1965/Milan

Cardillo: Core 'ngrato

3:33
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-11
  • Recording Venue: 11 July 1961 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Curtis, E: Senza nisciuno

3:25
  • Franco Corelli/Sinfonia of London/Franco Ferraris, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-07
  • Recording Venue: 7 July 1961/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Tortorella: Addà Turnà

3:39
  • Franco Corelli/Sinfonia of London/Franco Ferraris, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-11
  • Recording Venue: 9 & 11 July 1961/No. 1 Studio, ABbey Road, London

Annibale: O Paese d' 'o sole

3:33
  • Franco Corelli/Sinfonia of London/Franco Ferraris, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-11
  • Recording Venue: 9 & 11 July 1961/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Gaetano Pennino: Pecchè?

3:56
  • Franco Corelli/Sinfonia of London/Franco Ferraris, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-07
  • Recording Venue: 7 July 1961, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Bellini: Fenesta che lucive

3:48
  • Franco Corelli/Sinfonia of London/Franco Ferraris, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-07
  • Recording Venue: 7 July 1961/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Tagliaferri: Piscatore 'e pusilleco

3:19
  • Franco Corelli/Sinfonia of London/Franco Ferraris, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-11
  • Recording Venue: 11 July 1961/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Curtis, E: Tu ca nun chiagne

3:10
  • Franco Corelli/Sinfonia of London/Franco Ferraris, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-09
  • Recording Venue: 9 July 1961/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Capua: I' te vurria vasà!

4:04
  • Franco Corelli/Sinfonia of London/Franco Ferraris, Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-11
  • Recording Venue: 11 July 1961/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Curtis, E: Torna a Surriento

3:50
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-07-11
  • Recording Venue: 11 July 1961 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Falvo: Dicitencello vuie

3:36
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-10-14
  • Recording Venue: 14 October 1961/Basilica, Milan

Falvo: Guapparia

2:18
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-10-26
  • Recording Venue: 26 October 1961/Basilica, Milan

Lama, G: Silenzio cantatore

3:21
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-10-14
  • Recording Venue: 14 October 1961/Basilica, Milan

Curtis, E: Voce 'e notte

3:07
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-10-16
  • Recording Venue: 16 October 1961/Basilica, Milan

Gambardella: 'O Maranariello

3:51
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-12-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 December 1961/Basilica, Milan

Valente, N: Passione

4:06
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-10-26
  • Recording Venue: 26 October 1961/Basilica, Milan

Capua: O sole mio

3:20
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-10-16
  • Recording Venue: 16 October 1961, Basilica, Milan

Cannio: 'O surdato 'nnammurato

2:00
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-10-16
  • Recording Venue: 16 October 1961/Basilica, Milan

Tosti: A vucchella

2:59
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-12-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 December 1961/Basilica, Milan

Valente, N: Torna!

3:08
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1961-10-14
  • Recording Venue: 14 October 1961/Basilica, Milan

Valente, N: Addio, mia bella Napoli

3:24
  • Franco Corelli (tenor)
  • Orchestra
  • Franco Ferraris
  • Recorded: 1996-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 26 October 1961/Basilica, Milan