Viaggio Italiano (Remastered) Andrea Bocelli
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- Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924): Turandot / Act 3
- 1Nessun dorma! 03:06
- Francesco Cilea (1866-1950): L'Arlesiana
- 2Lamento di Federico 04:39
- Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): Rigoletto / Act 3
- 3La donna è mobile 02:17
- Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848): L'elisir d'amore / Act 2
- 4Una furtiva lagrima 04:12
- Eduardo di Capua (1865-1917):
- 5O Sole Mio 04:38
- Salvatore Cardillo (1874-1947):
- 6Core 'ngrato 04:42
- Ermes Alessandro Mario (1884-1961):
- 7Santa Lucia Luntana 05:08
- Eduardo di Capua:
- 8I' te vurria vasà 05:39
- Ernesto de Curtis (1875-1937):
- 9Tu, ca nun chiagne! 03:33
- Salvatore Gambardella (1871-1913):
- 10Marinarello 03:58
- Ernesto Tagliaferri (1889-1937):
- 11Piscatore 'e Pusilleco 04:14
- 12Messaggio Bocelli 00:15
- John Francis Wade (1711-1786):
- 13Adeste Fideles 03:24
- Franz Schubert (1797-1828):
- 14Ave Maria, D.839 04:25
- César Franck (1822-1890):
- 15Panis Angelicus, FW 61 03:52
- Giuseppe Verdi:
- 16Ah, la paterna mano04:03
- Georges Bizet (1838-1875):
- 17Au fond du temple saint 05:59
Info for Viaggio Italiano (Remastered)
The album features some of the most popular opera arias and Neapolitan songs of all time, such as Nessun Dorma, O Sole Mio and la Donna è Mobile.
HighResAudio reissue of 1995 & third album by the talented singer with new cover art and the bonus track 'Adeste Fidelis'. 16tracks total. The album is a collection of opera arias and Neapolitan traditional songs interpreted by Bocelli, who is accompanied here by the Symphonic Orchestra of Moscow Radio, conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev. A Sugar release.
"Andrea Bocelli's hugely popular album, Romanza, showed him at his best -- passionately singing songs that had the kind of pop-vocal arrangements that made the most of his emotive, if not entirely rich, voice. Immensely popular around the world more because of the romantic aura that surrounds him than his vocal ability, Bocelli manages to seduce the listener into thinking that he or she is listening to a great opera singer, even if his performances taken by themselves prove otherwise. That is why Viaggio Italiano is not a great album, and also why it doesn't matter. Bocelli begins the album with such iconic opera arias that most of the people who buy his records will focus on the beauty of the songs themselves, rather than his execution of them. By the time he gets to the second half of the album, where he sings the Italian folk songs that are a little more in his league, the listener has already been hooked. Throughout the album, the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra provides subdued accompaniment that draws little attention to itself, allowing Bocelli, and the legend that surrounds him, to shine." (Stacia Proefrock, AMG)
Andrea Bocelli, tenor
Moscow Radio Symphonic Orchestra
Vladimir Fedoseyev, conductor
Andrea Bocelli‘s new studio album, “Passione” is filled with romance and beauty. “Passione” is a lush collection of Mediterranean love songs featuring duets with global pop stars Jennifer Lopez, Nelly Furtado, and the late Edith Piaf. The album reunites Bocelli with 16-time Grammy Award-winning producer David Foster, who produced Bocelli’s 2006 release “Amore,” which sold more than 4.2 million copies.
“Passione” is in essence the second volume of “Amore,” with a “fil rouge” which ideally connects the albums. As with “Amore,” which featured timeless masterworks, “Passione” includes several beloved classics such as “Love Me Tender,” “Girl From Ipanema,” and “Sarà Settembre,” (better known to English-speaking audiences as Neil Diamond’s “September Morn”). Jennifer Lopez is featured on the soft and sensual track “Quizás Quizás Quizás” and Nelly Furtado joins Bocelli on “Corcovado.” The album also features a duet with the late French chanteuse Edith Piaf on the song “La Vie En Rose.”
On the album, Bocelli sings in six languages (Italian, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Neapolitan) with his unmistakable voice, as Foster accompanies him on piano, along with Peruvian guitarist Ramon Stagnaro. The sensual sound is rounded out by Cuban, Brazilian, and Portuguese rhythms and a 63-piece orchestra recorded in London.
“Andrea continues to be my favorite singer of all time,” Foster declares. “I pride myself on working with great voices, but he transcends that. He's a singer for all people, from the common man to the Pope.”
Bocelli is an iconic figure in music with a myriad of breathtaking career achievements to his name. The Italian tenor is the most successful classical solo artist ever and one of the best-selling artists in music history, period, with more than 80 million albums sold worldwide. He is also credited with enabling the core classical repertoire to cross over and find a home atop the international pop charts, creating a new genre of music along the way. He has performed for four U.S. presidents, two popes, and the British royal family, as well as at ceremonies for the Olympic Games and the World Cup. He has been praised by such luminaries as Luciano Pavarotti, Franco Corelli (his beloved teacher and guide), Zubin Mehta, José Carreras, Lorin Maazel, Renée Fleming, and Celine Dion.