Puccini: Turandot [Highlights] - Joan Sutherland (soprano); Luciano Pavarotti (tenor); Montserrat Caballé (soprano); Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass); Sabin Markov (baritone); Tom Krause (baritone); John Alldis Choir (choir, chorus); Wandsworth School Boys' Choir (boy's choir)
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  1. Turandot, opera: Act 1. Popolo di Pekino!
  2. Turandot, opera: Act 1. Gira la cote!
  3. Turandot, opera: Act 1. Signore, ascolta!
  4. Turandot, opera: Act 1. Non piangere, Liù!
  5. Turandot, opera: Act 1. Ah! Per l'ultima volta!
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  1. Turandot, opera: Act 1. Popolo di Pekino!
  2. Turandot, opera: Act 1. Gira la cote!
  3. Turandot, opera: Act 1. Signore, ascolta!
  4. Turandot, opera: Act 1. Non piangere, Liù!
  5. Turandot, opera: Act 1. Ah! Per l'ultima volta!
  6. Turandot, opera: Act 2. Ola, Pang! Ola, Pong!
  7. Turandot, opera: Act 2. Ho una casa nell'Honan
  8. Turandot, opera: Act 2. In questa Reggia
  9. Turandot, opera: Act 2. Gelo che ti dà foco
  10. Turandot, opera: Act 2. Figlio del Cielo!
  11. Turandot, opera: Act 3. Nessun dorma!
  12. Turandot, opera: Act 3. Quel nome!
  13. Turandot, opera: Act 3. Tanto amore segreto
  14. Turandot, opera: Act 3. Tu che di gel sei cinta
  15. Turandot, opera: Act 3. Principessa di morte!
  16. Turandot, opera: Act 3. Che è mai di me?
  17. Turandot, opera: Act 3. Del primo pianto
  18. Turandot, opera: Act 3. So il tuo nome!
  19. Turandot, opera: Act 3. Diecimila anni al nostro Imperatore!
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Decca's 1972 recording of Turandot features an all-star cast led by Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti. Turandot doesn't seem like the most natural role for Sutherland and she never sang it on-stage, but she adapts to its requirements with panache, delivering a performance with an impressive dramatic range and dazzling vocal mastery. Pavarotti was close to the height of his powers when he made the recording and he sings with his characteristic passion and warmth. Montserrat Caballé, who had also sung the title role, is ...

Puccini: Turandot [Highlights] 1998, London

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