This would make an ideal Christmas present, for anyone who loves sacred Christian Arias. It is performed by the legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli, backed-up by the voices of the Coro dell' Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, of Rome - where the recordings were made -, plus the voices of the Coro di Voci Bianche dell 'Arcum.
The instrumental backing, is provided by the Orchestra dell' Academia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, also of the City of Rome, conducted by Myung-Whun Chung.
1) Ave Maria, composed by Giulio Caccini & Steven Mercurio
2) Sancta Maria, composed by Pietro Mascagni arr. Mercurio
3) Ave Maria, composed by J S Bach / Charles Gounod
4) Ave Maria, composed by Franz Schubert orch. Felix Weingartner
5) Panis Angelicus, composed by Cesar Franck, orch. Michelot
6) Cujus Animam, composed by Gioachino Rossini (from "Stabat Mater")
7) Ingemisco, composed by Giuseppe Verdi (from "Requiem")
8) Ave Verum Corpus, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
9) Der Engel, composed by Richard Wagner (from "Wesendoncl-Lieder)
10) Frondi Tenere ... Ombra Mai Fu, composed by George Handel (from "Serse")
11) Pieta, Signore, composed by Louis Niedermeyer orch. Reynolds
12) Domine Deus, composed by Gioachino Rossini (from "Petite Messe Solennelle")
13) Mille Cherubini in Coro, composed by Franz Schubert arr. Steven Mercurio
14) Silent Night, composed by Gruber arr. Mercurio
15) Adeste Fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful) Traditional arr. Steven Mercurio
16) Gloria a te, Cristo Gesu, composed by Jean-Pierre Lecot, R Serio, Jean-Pierre Frie, ULN.
The CD is in EX- condition.
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