Encanto del Mar

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Encanto del Mar
Encanto del Mar (Plácido Domingo album).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 6, 2014
GenrePopular song, folk music
Length50:37
LabelSony
ProducerRobert Sadin
Plácido Domingo chronology
Verdi Baritone Arias
(2013)
Encanto del Mar
(2014)
My Christmas
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Encanto del Mar is a 2014 album of Mediterranean songs by Plácido Domingo.[2][3] Singing in the baritone range, Domingo performs songs from diverse countries and regions around the Mediterranean Sea in eleven different languages, typically with simple accompaniments.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mediterráneo" - Spanish
  2. "Estate" - Italian
  3. "En Méditerranée" - French
  4. "Aranjuez" - Spanish
  5. "Anghjulina" - Corsican
  6. "Torna a Surriento" - Neapolitan
  7. "No potho reposare" - Sardinian
  8. "Lamma bada" - Arabic (from Andalusia)
  9. "Adio Kerida" - Ladino
  10. "To Yasemi" - Greek (from Cyprus)
  11. "Reginella" - Neapolitan
  12. "Layla layla" - Hebrew
  13. "El cant dels ocells" - Catalan
  14. "Del Cabello Más Sutil" - Spanish
  15. "Plaisir d'amour" - French (by Jean-Paul-Égide Martini (1741–1816))

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Weeks
on chart
Spain[4] 24 4
US Latin Pop Albums[5] 6 1
US Top Latin Albums[6] 18 1

Personnel[edit]

  • Plácido Domingo, lead vocals
  • Jelena Ciric, vocals
  • Barbara Furtuna [fr], vocals
  • Cyro Baptista, percussion
  • Ira Coleman, bass
  • Hector del Curto, bandoneon
  • Gjorgi Dimcevski, violin
  • Mark Feldman, violin
  • Yacine Boulares, soprano saxophone
  • Bridget Kibbey, harp
  • Rhani Krija, percussion
  • Patrick Messina, clarinet
  • Chico Pinheiro, guitar
  • Mário Rossy, bass
  • Vincent Segal, cello

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manheim, James. Plácido Domingo: Encanto del Mar - Review at AllMusic. Retrieved September 29, 2015.
  2. ^ Por una infección de vejiga y en las vías respiratorias Plácido Domingo, obligado a suspender sus funciones de "Il trovatore"
  3. ^ Hola Plácido Domingo lanzará en octubre un nuevo disco "Con una portada en la que se le ve con sudadera, muy bronceado y sobre un fondo azul, Plácido Domingo, que tuvo que cancelar sus actuaciones en Salzburgo de este fin de semana por un proceso febril, sacará nuevo disco el próximo 7 de octubre, titulado Encanto del Mar y dedicado a canciones mediterráneas...."
  4. ^ "PLÁCIDO DOMINGO - ENCANTO DEL MAR - MEDITERRANEAN SONGS (ALBUM)". Spanishcharts.com.
  5. ^ "Latin Pop Albums: November 1, 2014". Billboard. Retrieved September 29, 2015.
  6. ^ "Top Latin Albums: November 1, 2014". Billboard. Retrieved September 29, 2015.