The remarkable range of tenor Mario Lanza is demonstrated in this two-CD, 30-track collection featuring ballads, arias, and show tunes recorded during his meteoric heyday. "Be My Love," "The Loveliest Night of the Year," "Because You're Mine," "The Best Things in Life Are Free," "Make Believe," many others are featured.
Get Mario Lanza: The Toast of Hollywood to enjoy popular Mario Lanza songs, including "Be My Love," "Ava Maria," "Romance," and "Day In, Day Out." This Mario Lanza CD set contains thirty songs, featuring six unreleased songs. Lanza got his start singing in the opera, but his talent soon brought him to the sound stages of MGM Studios, which made him a global star.Full-Length Synopsis: In conjunction with Turner Classic Movies Network, Masterworks presents The Toast of Hollywood, a new 2-CD set celebrating Mario Lanza's extraordinary career. It was from the celebrated soundstages of MGM that the golden voice of Mario Lanza rang out to the world. Opera may have been Lanza's first calling, but Hollywood saw to it that he became an international star. The full range of Lanza's vocal brilliance is displayed on The Toast of Hollywood, a glittering compilation of popular ballads, opera arias, classic show tunes and jewels from the Great American Songbook that includes six previously unreleasedgems.Track Listing:Disc 11. Be My Love (from "The Toast Of New Orleans")2. Because3. La donna e mobile (from "Rigoletto")4. The Loveliest Night Of The Year (from "The Great Caruso")5. Granada6. They Didn't Believe Me (from "The Girl From Utah")7. Because You're Mine (from "Because You're Mine")8. Ave Maria9. Brindisi - Libiamo, Libiamo (from "La Traviata")10. Serenade (from "The Student Prince")11. Lolita (from "The Seven Hills Of Rome")r&12. Che gelinda manina (from "La boheme")13. Drink, Drink, Drink (from "The Student Prince")14. Arrivederci, Roma (featured in "The Seven Hills Of Rome")15. E lucevan le stele (from "Tosca")Disc 21. Romance (from "Cameo Ki