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Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” (Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli)

Considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century, the Italian classical pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (5 January 1920 – 12 June 1995) performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, popularly known as the “Emperor”. Vienna Symphony Orchestra (Wiener Symphoniker) conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini (9 May 1914 – 14 June 2005), the Italian conductor.
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Ramírez – Alfonsina y el mar (Carreras)

Accompanied by Vienna Symphony Orchestra, José Carreras sings Alfonsina y el mar, a beautiful song composed by the famous Argentine composer, pianist and music director Ariel Ramírez. Lyrics by Félix Luna, the prominent Argentine writer, lyricist and historian. Published by EuroArts channel.
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Carreras sings Quando sento que mi ami (When you tell me that you love me) (Joan Manuel Serrat)

Spanish tenor José Carreras sings Quando sento que mi ami (When you tell me that you love me), a song written by the Catalan singer-songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat (b. 1943). Carreras and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra perform at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. Published by the EuroArts channel.
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José Carreras sings Island in the sun

Accompanied by the Wiener Symphoniker (Vienna Symphony Orchestra), famous Spanish tenor José Carreras sings “Island in the sun”, a song written by the American singer-songwriter Harry Belafonte (b. 1927) and the American songwriter Irving Burgie (b. 1924, better known as Lord Burgess), and performed by Harry Belafonte for the 1957 film Island in the Sun and on his 1957 album Belafonte Sings of the Caribbean. Performed at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna.
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José Carreras sings Paraules d’amor (with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra)

Accompanied by the Wiener Symphoniker (Vienna Symphony Orchestra), famous Spanish tenor José Carreras sings Paraules d’amor (English: Words of love), a song written by the Spanish singer-songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat and Carreras himself. From “Around the World” concert recorded at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna.
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José Carreras – Greensleeves (with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra)

Accompanied by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the Crouch End Festival Chorus, the Spanish tenor José Carreras sings Greensleeves, a traditional English folk song and tune, over a ground either of the form called a romanesca or of its slight variant, the passamezzo antico. At the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna.
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José Carreras sings Kumbaya my lord (with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra)

Famous Spanish tenor José Carreras sings “Kumbaya my lord”, an Angolan spiritual song, first recorded by an out-of-work English professor, Robert Winslow Gordon, in 1927. Carreras and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra perform at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. Additional singers: Joan Orleans, Gary Lux, Bernhard Rabitsch, Patricia Graf-Simpson and Sandrine Rohrmoser.
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José Carreras sings “Hine E Hine”

Spanish tenor José Carreras sings “Hine E Hine”, a Māori lullaby written by Princess Te Rangi Pai (Fanny Rose Howie nee Porter) (1868-1916), the New Zealand singer and composer in 1907. The song is in Māori language (an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous population of New Zealand. Since 1987, it has been one of New Zealand’s official languages). José Carreras and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra perform at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna.
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