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Pavarotti sings Granada (Lara)

The legendary Italian tenor, Luciano Pavarotti sings Agustín Lara’s Granada, a song about the Spanish city of Granada written in 1932 by the Mexican composer. Conductor: Leone Magiera, the Italian pianist, and conductor. He was Luciano Pavarotti’s childhood friend and was his piano accompanist and the preferred conductor.

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Selections from a Gustavo Dudamel and Juan Diego Flórez concert (2010)

Selections from a Juan Diego Flórez concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Year: 2010. Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Gustavo Dudamel.
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Fritz Wunderlich sings Granada

The great German lyric tenor Fritz Wunderlich sings Granada, a song written in 1932 by Mexican composer Agustín Lara, in German. It was the fashion during Wunderlich’s career for German theaters to perform operas in the local rather than original language. Symphonie-Orchester Graunke conducted by Hans Carste. Munich, May 31, 1965.
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Juan Diego Flórez – Bésame Mucho, Cielito Lindo and Granada

Peruvian operatic tenor Juan Diego Flórez sings three Mexican songs with guitar: Bésame Mucho, Cielito Lindo and Granada. On the occasion of the Eurovision Song Contest, a matinée was held in the Vienna State Opera on May 17, 2015: “Pop meets Opera”. On stage were opera stars such as Juan Diego Flórez, the ensemble “The Philharmonics” (musicians of the State Opera orchestra/Vienna Philharmonic), last year’s Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst and ESC candidates from various participating countries. Barbara Rett moderated.
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Ezio Pinza and Lana Turner “You Belong To My Heart” from the movie “Mr. Imperium”

Italian bass Ezio Pinza sings “You Belong To My Heart” with Lana Turner, the American film and television actress. From the 1951 romantic musical drama film “Mr. Imperium” (UK title: “You Belong To My Heart”).
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Juan Diego Flórez sings Granada

Peruvian operatic tenor Juan Diego Flórez sings Granada, the famous Mexican song written in 1932 by Agustín Lara. The song is about the Spanish city of Granada, the capital of the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain; and has become a “standard” in music repertoire.
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