LUCIANO PAVAROTTI: Nessun dorma! GIACOMO PUCCINI Turandot
Listen to these three performances of “Nessun Dorma,” from the opera Turandot by Giacomo Puccini, and compare each of them briefly:
“Nessun Dorma” – performed by Pavarotti: LUCIANO PAVAROTTI: Nessun dorma! GIACOMO PUCCINI Turandot
“Nessun Dorma” – performed by The Four Tenors: Nessun Dorma with The Tenors
“Nessun Dorma” – performed by MIchael Bolton: Michael Bolton – Nessun Dorma (Bonus Video – Live At The Royal Albert Hall)
Also, here are several extra links to other opera performances as well:
10 performances (rated by a classical label) of “Nessun Dorma” sung by 10 different artists: http://www.classicfm.com/composers/puccini/guides/best-nessun-dorma/#9fj0TUiaJ0SKWPtZ.97
10 different operas that most people like but often do not know by name: http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/04/10-operas-you-didnt-know-you-already-like/
Respond to the following questions:
Which performance of “Nessun Dorma” do you like the best? Why?
Did you check the other links out? If yes, how did you like the selections?
Does your awareness and understanding of music fundamentals help you analyze and evaluate these classical selections more effectively? Why or why not?