Mario Lanza

For the First Time (Soundtrack)/Mario Lanza Sings Caruso Favorites

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This two-fer from Collectables features a pair of out of print Mario Lanza LPs: For the First Time (1959) and Mario Lanza Sings Caruso Favorites (1960). Originally issued on RCA Victor, the Caruso album proves to be the stronger set; released posthumously, Lanza pays tribute to his idol. Highlights include "Serenata," "Lolita," and "La Mia Canzone."

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:23
2 2:19
O sole mio, for voice & piano (or orchestra)
3 2:27
4 1:38
5
1:32
6 1:14
7 1:27
8 1:40
Pagliacci, opera
9 3:35
Otello, opera
10 4:42
Aida, opera
11 4:37
12 2:36
13 3:07
14 2:28
15 2:49
16 3:17
17 2:57
18 3:51
19 3:21
20 2:21
21 3:06
22 2:17
23 3:15
24 3:11
25 2:38
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