José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors

The Three Tenors in Concert

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The Three Tenors in Concert, recorded live in Rome in 1990, holds the distinction in the Guinness Book of World Records (in 2010) of being the best-selling classical album of all time. The concert, held at the Baths of Caracella, took place July 7, 1990, just before the opening of the Soccer World Cup Final. This concert and album, which initiated the Three Tenors phenomenon, had the original purpose of raising funds for the José Carreras International Leukaemia Foundation and boosting the career of Carreras, who had only recently recovered from the disease. Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, and Carreras take turns singing opera arias, Broadway hits, and traditional Neapolitan songs, but on several tracks, the three tenors sing together. Zubin Mehta accompanies the singers, leading the orchestras of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and Teatro dell'Opera di Roma.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
L' Arlesiana, opera
1 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 04:21 Amazon
L' Africaine, grand opera in 5 acts
2 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 03:12 Amazon
Tosca, opera
3 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 02:37 Amazon
4 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 03:36 Amazon
5 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 03:35 Amazon
6 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 03:28 Amazon
7 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 02:52 Amazon
8 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 03:41 Amazon
La Tabernera del Puerto, zarzuela
9 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 02:43 Amazon
Andrea Chénier, opera
10 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 05:11 Amazon
Tosca, opera
11 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 02:40 Amazon
Turandot, opera
12 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 03:05 Amazon
Medley
13 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 05:31 Amazon
14 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 06:54 Amazon
15 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 08:06 Amazon
16 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 02:53 Amazon
Turandot
17 José Carreras / Plácido Domingo / Zubin Mehta / Luciano Pavarotti / The Three Tenors 03:30 Amazon
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