Luciano Pavarotti: The First Decade (27 CD Box Set)

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Luciano Pavarotti: The First Decade (27 CD Box Set)
Release Date: May 13, 2014
Artists: Luciano Pavarotti
Label: Decca

This box set presents re-mastered tracks of Luciano Pavarotti performances from 1963 to 1973. Arias are featured from La Bohème, Tosca and Rigoletto.  Performances highlight Pavarotti’s key partnerships, particularly Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge. Choral works are also performed, including Verdi’s Requiem and Rossini’s Stabat.

The set includes an anniversary re-issue in vinyl of the famous May 1964 original first EP, cut by Pavarotti as his first recording for Decca, featuring arias from La Bohème, Tosca, and Rigoletto.

Also included: A bonus CD of arias featuring the newly re-surfaced recording of ‘Che gelida manina’ from Pavarotti’s debut performance of La Bohème in 1961 at the Teatro Muncipale in Reggio Emilia.

This box set is packaged in an LP-sized box, with each CD presented in die-cut card. Also included is an LP-sized booklet with tracklists, cast lists, synopses, and an article by James Jolly.

Album Summary:
1 - 2: Bellini: Beatrice di Tenda
3 - 4: Donizetti: La Fille Du Regiment
5 - 6: Donizetti: L'Elisir D'Amore
7 - 8: Verdi: Macbeth
9 - 10: Verdi: Rigoletto
11 - 12: Donizetti: Lucia Di Lammermoor
13 - 14: Puccini: Turandot
15 - 16: Puccini: La Boheme
17 - 18 - 19: Bellini: I Puritani
20 - 21: Puccini: Madama Butterfly
22 - 23: Donizetti: La Favorita
24: Verdi: Requiem
25: Verdi And Donizetti: Arias
26: Pavarotti in Concert - Arias From Griselda, Atalanta, L'Honesta Negli Amore, Don Pasquale, Mefistofele, La Gioconda, Maristella, And More
27: Bonus Recordings

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