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Domenico Modugno, Luigi Denza, Cesare Andrea Bixio
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Genres: Pop, Classical
 
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The Studio Albums comprise the twelve original studio albums Luciano Pavarotti recorded during the course of his unparalleled and historic career on Decca. Fully remastered with enhanced sound from the original analogue ta...  more »

      
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The Studio Albums comprise the twelve original studio albums Luciano Pavarotti recorded during the course of his unparalleled and historic career on Decca. Fully remastered with enhanced sound from the original analogue tapes. The new recordings comprise six operatic and four Neapolitan albums. All feature the original cover art--Pavarotti through the years! Also available--12 CD BOXED SET! - Special boxed set price: "12 for the price of 10." Ti Adoro and O Holy Night in this edition are only available in the boxed set. Many of these albums have been deleted for years and are a welcome return to the active catalog.
 

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Beyond the Stratosphere
' Groovin' guy | 04/11/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I've loved Domenico Modugno's original, light and jazzy version for years. I love the romantic words, flying, then dancing in the infinite sky and dancing then returning to your blue eyes.

When I heard Luciano Pavarotti's version, conducted by Henry Mancini, it almost about had me flying in the sky with him.

As the greatest tenor, Pavarotti's version is powerful and dramatic and emotionally charged.

The lyrics are different, "sweet music played only for me", "I think a dream like this will never return to me again".

He doesn't sing the "returning to your eyes blue as the sky". It's still a treasure. I feel strong energy whenever I listen to this version.

When he sings "penso che un sogno cosi non ritorni mai piu", it's a sad prediction sung as only he could.

I join the skeptics when remembering Luciano Pavarotti singing with Bono and Michael Jackson, He wasn't trained for pop or rock.

This is a very simple, yet extremely alluring Italian song, very popular way back in the 50's in Italy, The States and more. Perhaps this is the reason Pavarotti can add new dimension, breath and passion to this romantic classic.

Sung entirely in Italian, I recommend this to admirers of Luciano Pavarotti."