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Verdi – Requiem (Karajan, La Scala Orchestra and Chorus of Milan, including Pavarotti)

A great and dramatic presentation of Herbert von Karajan conducting La Scala Orchestra and Chorus of Milan with Luciano Pavarotti, Leontyne Price, Fiorenza Cossotto and Nicolai Ghiaurov at an amazing version of Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem. This 1967 filmed performance is a treasure of classical music.
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Pavarotti sings Mattinata (Leoncavallo)

The legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti sings “Mattinata” (English: Morning) by Ruggero Leoncavallo (from the Central Park Concert – in June 1993, more than 500,000 listeners gathered for his free performance on the Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park, while millions more around the world watched on television.). Composed in 1904, It was the first song ever written expressly for the Gramophone Company (the present day HMV). The song was dedicated to the great Italian tenor of the 20th century, Enrico Caruso; who was the first to record it in 1904 with the composer at the piano. Ever since, this piece has become a concert favorite.
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Pavarotti – A Gala Concert (Munich 1986)

A Gala Concert by Luciano Pavarotti at Olympia Hall, Munich, Germany. Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor: Emerson Buckley. Year: 1986.
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Pavarotti at Hyde Park (1991)

On July 30, 1991, Luciano Pavarotti has given a free concert in London’s Hyde Park to celebrate his 30 years in opera. A crowd more than 100,000 stood in the rain to watch and listen Luciano.
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Plácido Domingo & José Carreras – Non Ti Scordar di Me (Don’t Forget About Me)

Plácido Domingo & José Carreras sings “Non Ti Scordar di Me (Don’t Forget About Me)”, for tribute to their friend Luciano Pavarotti. Prague Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eugene Kochn.
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Pavarotti sings Un’aura amorosa (Mozart)

Luciano Pavarotti sings Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Un’aura amorosa (English: “A loving breath”), a famous aria from Mozart’s Così fan tutte, ossia La scuola degli amanti (Thus Do They All, or The School for Lovers), K. 588 an Italian-language opera buffa in two acts. The libretto was written by Lorenzo Da Ponte, who also wrote Le nozze di Figaro and Don Giovanni. From the 1988 Lincoln Center recital with James Levine on the piano.
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