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Released 1997 CD album   Europe East-West 0630190662 & 1997

 

1. No one like you

2. Just show me how to love you  (with José Cura)

3. Tú quieres volver

4. In pace

5. There for me  (with José Cura)

6. Bilitis-gènèrique (instrumental)

7. Who wants to live forever

8. La Wally

9. Naturaleza muerta

10. En Aranjuez con tu amor

11. In trutina

12. Time to say goodbye (with Andrea Bocelli)

13. O mio babbino caro

14. Alleluja

 

 

 

CD album  US Angel Records 72435 56511 29

 

1. Time to say goodbye (with Andrea Bocelli)

2. No one like you

3. Just show me how to love you  (with José Cura)

4. Tú quieres volver

5. In pace

6. There for me  (with José Cura)

7. Bilitis-gènèrique (instrumental)

8. Who wants to live forever

9. La Wally

10. Naturaleza muerta

11. En Aranjuez con tu amor

12. In trutina

13. O mio babbino caro

14. Alleluja

 

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Timeless Taiwan Cassette tape

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Taiwan Album exclusive limited edition

2-CD set comprising of 14-track CD album plus 2-track bonus disc featuring 'Sleep Tight [Previously Unreleased]' & 'Time To Say Goodbye [Con Te Partiro] Sarah's Intimate Version', presented in unique 6" x 5" black & gold embossed picture box + obi-strip complete with set of 5 picture/lyric postcards!).

 

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Singles from album

Time To Say Goodbye 1996 German 4 track picture CD

 

Tracks:-

 

1. Time To Say Goodbye  duet Sarah and Andrea Bocelli

2. Sleep Tight

3. You Take My Breath Away

4. Time To Say Goodbye Sarah's Intimate Version

 

 

Just Show Me How To Love You 1997 UK 3-track picture CD single

 

Tracks

 

1. Just Show Me How To Love You duet with Jose Cura

2. O Mio Babbino Caro

3. Regnava Nel Silenzio

 

Who Wants To Live Forever 1997 UK 4 track CD single

 

Tracks

 

1. Who Wants To Live Forever

2. Question Of Honour

3. Heaven is Here

4. I Loved You

   

Tu Quieres Volver 1998 German 3-track CD single

 

Tracks

 

1. Tu Quieres Volver

2. Mio Babbino Caro

3. Heaven Is Here

   

There For Me German only 2-track CD

 

Tracks:

 

1. There For Me with Jose Cura

2. O Mio Babbino Caro

 

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Promo & Rare Albums

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1999 ALA Convention Sampler - For promotional use only. Not for resale.

 

Tracks :

 

01. Anytime, Anywhere (Eden)

02. Bailero (Eden)

03. La Wally (Time To Say Goodbye)

04. O Moi Babbino Caro (Time To Say Goodbye)

05. Nessun Dorma (Eden)

 

Timeless (1997 German/UK East West label 14-track advance promotional CD album, recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra and was released under the title 'Time To Say Goodbye' outside of Europe, including the track Time to Say Goodbye recorded with Andrea Bocelli - on this pressing this track appears before the two encore tracks [No One Like You and Alleluja Encore], complete with a superb custom picture sleeve PROP256).  as seen on ebay

 

 

 

 

 

 

SARAH BRIGHTMAN & THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Time To Say Goodbye (1997 Singapore 14-track 24-Bit Remastered GOLD CD in DVD style case with picture sleeve).

  KOREA Advance  Promo CD

 

 

 

 

Time To Say Goodbye (1999 Japanese 14-track promo sample CD including 2 encore tracks: O Mio Babbino Caro & Alleluja, picture sleeve with lyrics + obi-strip TOCP-50399).

 

 

 

 

 

Time To Say Goodbye (2004 Hong Kong exclusive issue 14-track Hybrid SACD [Super Audio CD - playable on all SACD and CD players - Remastered in 5.1 Surround Sound] including collaborations with Andrea Bocelli & Jose Cura, picture sleeve).

 

 

 

 

Time To Say Goodbye (Official and deleted 1997 Taiwanese limited edition 14-track CD with set of 3 exclusive postcards with lyrics on the reverse all housed in a gorgeous gold embossed slipcase with Taiwanese titles - superb!) .

 

(German promo 3-track CD single including duet with Jose Carreras, unique triple fold-out digipak picture sleeve PRCD-922 - nice) .

 

 

1 Just show me how to love you duet with Jose Cura

 

2 Amigos Para Siempre duet with Jose Carreras

 

3 Time to say Goodbye duet with Andrea Bocelli

 

Tracks Sequence:  thanks to Matthew!

 

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Song Info & Lyrics

Thanks to:- http://www.sarah-brightman.com/sound_vision.html

 

No One Like You

 

written by Music: Jerry Goldsmith & Lyrics: David Zippel

 

The spoken words come from  the poem called October by William Morris, and the music is the theme tune from the film Powder.

 

 

 

No one like you - spoken words from the poem

October by William Morris  thanks to Jos Van Geffen


And reach out will it not be soft and kind
At rest from life from patience and from pain
At rest from bliss we know not when we find
How can I have enough of life and love


In your eyes are my secrets
that I've never shown you
In my heart I feel
I've always known you
In your arms there's a comfort
that I never knew
You're what I've been waiting for
there's no one like you

Sure as the sunrise
pure as a prayer
You fashioned hope
right out of thin air
Every dream I abandoned
seems it could come true
I believe in miracles
there's no one like you

Innocent as a newborn
in a world so frightening
It's as if my world's
been struck by lightning
Every dream I abandoned,
seems it could come true
I believe in miracles,
there's no one like you

 

 

Just Show Me How To Love You

 

written by D.B. Bembo,  A. Cassella, F. Peterson & Laisa

 

The original version of this song is called Tu Cosa Fai Stasera" was written by Dario Baldan Bembo and Riccardo Fogli

 

A single was released and a video were made for this song set in the streets of Paris France.

 

Just show me how to love you with José Cura

 

Sarah Brightman
Tu cosa fai stasera?
Rimani ancora un pò
sarà quest' atmosfera
ma non mi dire di no

Per farti prigioniero
qualcosa inventerò
ma che bisogno c'era
di amarti subito un pó

José Cura
Questo giorno è una pazzia
ma la luna è amica mia
se ti resta un sogno da buttare via
soli in mezzo a una città
Solo amici e poi chissà

Poi non basta mai
tante cose da dirsi
e baciarsi e capirsi e stringersi
poi non basta mai
si fa tardi ma dai
dove corri a quest'ora?

Both
Just show me how to love you
Io non ti lascio pi�
gabbiano di scogliera
io sto una favola e tu?
Just show me how to love you

Sarah Brightman
Fame o febbre o quel che sia
mi ci sento a casa mia
dentro questo sogno da buttare via
non mi sembra vero ma
sembra un'altra la città

José Cura
E non basta mai
tante cose da dirsi
e baciarsi e capirsi e stringersi
e non basta mai
é già tardi ma dai
dove torni a quest'ora?

Both
Just show me how to love you
E ci ridiamo su
gabbiano di scogliera
ma dov'êri nascosto'
dov'êri finora?

Sarah Brightman
Tu cosa fai stasera?
ci ridiamo su
magari un'altra sera
ed è già domattina
e la luna la spegni tu!

Just show me how to love you with José Cura English Translations

 

Sarah Brightman
What are you doing tonight?
Stay a little longer
It may be this place
But don't say no

I will invent something
To hold you prisoner
But what was the need
To love you just a bit

José Cura
This day is crazy
But the moon is my friend
If you still have a dream
Alone in the middle of a city
Only friends and then who knows

Then it's never enough
So many things to tell each other
And kissing and understanding and hugging
Then it's never enough
And we get late, but come on
Where are you running to this time?

Both
Just show me how to love you
I will never leave you
Like a seagull on the rocks
I stay a fairytale, and you?
What are you doing tonight?

Sarah Brightman
Hunger or fever or whatever
I feel at home
Inside this dream to throw away
It doesn't seem true but
It seems another city

José Cura
And it's never enough
So many things to tell each other
And kissing and understanding and hugging
And it's never enough
It's already late, but come on
Where are you going back to this time?

Both
Just show me how to love you
And we shall laugh about it
Seagull on the rocks
Where were you hiding?
Where were you until now?

Sarah Brightman
What are you doing tonight?
We'll laugh about it
May be another night
And it's already tomorrow morning
And you must turn off the moon!

 

 

Tú Quieres Volver

 

written by Gypsy Kings

 

This song is originally by the Gypsy Kings.  In appears Timeless, The Very Best of Sarah Brightman 1990 - 2000 and Diva.  Sarah also recorded this with I Muvrini on his album Et Les 500 Choristes. This song was released as a CD single, and appears on the albums Timeless, Sarah Brightman The Collection, The Best Of Sarah Brightman 1990 - 2000 & Diva The Singles Collection.

 

 

Tú Quieres Volver

 

Ahora
Tú me pierdes la razon
Mo digas nada
Siempre siempre sera los dos
Sabemos
Aquella noche
Y por la calle
Lo mismo sera

Tú quieres volver y no te veo mas
Tú quieres volver y no me siento na
Tú quieres volver y no te veo mas
Tú quieres volver y no me siento na

Tú quieres volver y no te veo mas
Tú quieres volver y no me encuentro mas
Tú quieres volver y no te veo mas
Tú quieres volver y no me encuentro mas

Yo pienso aquel dia
Lo mismo que ayer
Lo mismo sera

Yo pienso aquel dia
Lo mismo que ayer
Lo mismo pensa

Tú quieres volver y no te veo mas
Tú quieres volver y no me encuentro mas
Tú quieres volver y no te veo mas
Tú quieres volver y no me encuentro mas

Tú quieres volver y no te veo mas
Tú quieres volver y no me encuentro mas
Tú quieres volver y no te veo mas
Tú quieres volver y no me encuentro mas

You want to return English Translations

 

Now
You make me lose reason
don't say anything
always, always it will be the two of us
we know that night and in the street
the same thing will be

You want to return and I don't see you anymore
you want to return and I don't feel anything.
You want to return and I don't see you anymore
you want to return and I don't feel anything.

You want to return and I don't see you anymore
you want to return and I can't find myself anymore.
You want to return and I don't see you anymore
you want to return and I can't find myself anymore.

I think that day, the same thing as yesterday, the same thing will be.
I think that day, the same thing as yesterday, the same thinking.

You want to return and I don't see you anymore
you want to return and I can't find myself anymore.
You want to return and I don't see you anymore
you want to return and I can't find myself anymore.

 

 

In Pace

 

written  by Patrick Doyle

 

Originally sung by tenor Placido Domingo and appears in Kenneth Brannagh's film Hamlet.

 

In Pace

 

Diligite justitiam,
O judices terrae,
O judices terrae.

Justorum animae in manu Dei sunt,
Et non tanget illos tormentum mortis.

Visi sunt oculis insapientium mori,
Et aestimata est afflictio existus illorum
Illi autem sunt in pace.

Tyrannus impius non habet spem:
Et si quidem longae vitae erit,
In nihilum computabitur.

Princeps autem justus,
Princeps autem justus,
Illi autem sunt in pace
In pace.

At peace - English Translation

At Peace
Cherish righteousness,
Oh judges of the earth,
Oh judges of the earth.

The souls of the righteous are in the hands of God,
and the torment of death will not touch them.

In the sight of the unwise they seemed to die,
and their departure is taken for misery but they are at peace.

The ungodly ruler has no hope,
and even if he lives long,
he shall be regarded as nothing.

But the just prince,
the just prince,
he is at peace
At peace.

 

 

There for Me

 

written  by Angelo La Bionda, Carmelo La Bionda, Charly Ricanek & Richard Palmer-Jones

 

Sarah has performed this song with Jose Cura (album version), Josh Groban on her La Luna Tour and Jacky Cheung in China.

 

 

 

Sarah:  There for me, every time I've been away  Will you be there for me, thinking of me ev'ry day Are you my destiny, words I never dared to say Will you be there for me?

Just think of you and me, we could never toe the line It's such a mystery just to hear you say you're mine And while you're close to me, so close to me Just hold me

José: Se non sei con me, mi sembra grigia la città Camminando solo i piccoli vedo giocar

Volti e voci del passato che non ricordavo più Mi chiedono

Both:  Are you still there for me? Forse qualche giorno poi Il mondo capirá che non molto [può] capitar  E tu ci sei per me senti cosa dicono  But you're just there for me

Sarah:  And while you're close to me, so close to me  Just hold me

José: Dimmi quanto tempo ancora resterai con me Dimmi quante cose mi nascondi dentro te  Molti sogni abbiamo che alfin potremmo vivere Io spero che

Both:

You are still there for me? Forse qualche giorno poi Il mondo capirá che non molto [può] capitar E tu ci sei per me senti cosa dicono But you're just there for me

Sarah: There for me

José: There for me

Sarah: There for me

English Translation

 

Sarah: There for me, every time I've been away Will you be there for me, thinking of me every day Are you my destiny, words I never dared to say Will you be there for me?


Just think of you and me, we could never toe the line It's such a mystery just to hear you say you're mine And while you're close to me, so close to me Just hold me


Jacky: When it's blowing cold and all the city streets are grey Walking all along and watching how the children play Voices on the wind and faces from the past all dancing by They're asking why


Both: Are you still there for me, everytime I go away Are you still there for me, thinking of me everyday Are you my destiny, words I never dared to say Are you still there for me?


Sarah: And while you're close to me, so close to me Just hold me


Jacky: Can you really want me more than for a little while? What are all the stories hiding there behind your smile? Wishes in a dream and figures in a world that I could share And everywhere


Both: Will you be there for me Will there ever come a day when all the world can see Things were meant to be that way And you're still there for me Can't you hear the people say That you're just there for me


Jacky: You're there for me


Sarah: There for me

 

 

Bilitis-Gènèrique

 

written by : Francis Lai

 

Theme tune from the film Bilitis.  Sung lyrics appears on Elaine Paige's album Elaine Paige

 

 

Sarah just La la la to this one . . .

 

The lyrics Elaine Paige sings are

 

It's the second time
I know I've seen you here before
It's no coincidence, I'm sure
That once again my spirit soar
And the second time
Is always harder that the first
Forgetting lines that I'd rehearsed
I fear the best, I fear the worst

*Love is brave, it has ambition
Unafraid makes no condition
When I say how much I love you
You feel I know you a thousand years

For the second time
I feel I'm starting something new
Please understand the things I do
I'm unpredictable with you

 

 

Who Wants To Live Forever?

 

written by Brian May (Queen)

 

This song was written by Brian May for the film Highlander, and is found on the Highlander sound track and the Queen album - A kind of Magic, as well as Classic Queen/Greatest Hits II", "Live At Wembley '86"  An instrumental version of the song can also be found on some releases of "A Kind of Magic" called Forever.

 

This song has been covered by many artists including Dame Shirley Bassey, Elaine Paige, Seal and Jennifer Rush.

 

 

 

There's no time for us
There's no place for us
What is this thing that builds our dreams
Yet slips away from us?

Who wants to live forever?
Who wants to live forever?

There's no chance for us,
It's all decided for us,
This world has only one sweet moment
Set aside for us

Who wants to live forever?
Who wants to live forever?

Now touch my tears with your lips
Touch my world with your fingertips
And we can have forever
And we can love forever
Forever is our today

Who wants to live forever?
Who wants to live forever?

Who waits forever anyway?

 

 

La Wally

 

written by Alfredo Catalani & Luigi Illica

 

this is taken from a four part opera of the same name, rarely performed due to the staging difficulties   - the opera also features one of the most memorable of operatic deaths, in which the heroine throws herself into an avalanche.

 

Ebbene? N'andrò lontana
Come va l'eco della pia campana
Là, fra la neve bianca
Là, fra le nubi d'or
Là, dov'è la speranza, la speranza
Il rimpianto, il rimpianto, e il dolor!

O della madre mia casa gioconda
La Wally n'andra da te, da te lontana assai
E forse a te, e forse a te
Non farà mai più ritorno
Nè più la rive drai!
Mai più, mai più!

N'andrò sola e lontana
Come l'eco [è] della pia campana
Là, fra la neve bianca
N'andrò, n'andrò sola e lontana!
E fra le nubi d'or!

English Translation

Well then? I will go far away
As far as the echo from the church bell
There, amid the white snow
There, amid the golden clouds
There where hope is, and sorrow and regret

O, Wally is going far away
Far from her mother's joyous home
Maybe she'll never return to you
You'll never see her again

I will go alone and far away
As far as the echo from the church bell
There, amid the white snow
I will go, I will go alone and far away
And amid the golden clouds

 

 

Naturaleza Muerta

 

written by José Maria Cano

 

This song was original written and performed by Mecano

 

 


No ha salido el sol y Ana y Miguel ya prenden llama Ella sobre el, hombre y mujer deshacen la cama
Y el mar que esta loco por Ana prefiere no mirar Los celos no perdonan
Al agua, ni a las algas, ni a la sal

Al amanecer ya esta Miguel sobre su barca Dame un beso amor y espera quieta junto a la playa Y el mar murmura en su lenguaje: ¡Maldito pescador! Despidete de ella - no quiero compartir su corazon

Y llorar, y llorar, y llorar por el
Y esperar, y esperar, y esperar de pie
En la orilla a que vuelva Miguel

Dicen en la aldea que esa roca blanca es Ana Cubierta de sal y de coral espera en la playa No esperes mas niña de piedra, Miguel no va a volver El mar le tiene preso Por no querer cederle a una mujer

Y llorar, y llorar, y llorar por el
Y esperar, y esperar, y esperar de pie
En la orilla a que vuelva Miguel

Incluso hay gente que asegura
Que cuando hay tempestad
Las olas las provoca Miguel luchando a muerte con el mar

Y llorar, y llorar, y llorar por el
Y esperar, y esperar, y esperar de pie
Y llorar, y llorar sobre el mar...

Ebglish Translation

 

The sun hasn't come up but Ana and Miguel are already burning with love
She is lying on him, man and woman, they rumple the bed sheets
The sea, crazy about Ana, prefers not to watch Jealousy cannot forgive The water nor the seaweed nor the salt

At dawn, Miguel is already in his bark
"Give me a kiss, my love, and wait for me at the beach" And the sea murmurs in its own language: "Damned  fisherman!" "Say goodbye to her - I will not share her heart"

And weeping, and weeping, and weeping for him And waiting, and waiting, and waiting, standing In the breeze until Miguel returns

In the village they say the white rock is Ana Covered with salt and coral, waiting at the beach Wait no more, girl of stone, Miguel will not return The sea has him now Not wanting to release him to a woman

And weeping, and weeping, and weeping for him And waiting, and waiting, and waiting, standing In the breeze until Miguel returns

And there are people who are certain
That when there is tempest The waves provoke her Miguel's battle to death with the sea

And weeping, and weeping, and weeping for him And waiting, and waiting, and waiting, standing And weeping, and weeping over the sea...

 

 

En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor
 

written by Joaquín Rodrigo / Alfredo Garcia Segur

 

Originally is a concerto for a classical guitar and an orchestra.

 

This song has been covered by many artists including Fernando Lima, Il Divo, Katherine Kenklins and Placido Domingo.

 

Aranjuez, un lugar de ensueños y de amor Donde un rumor de fuentes de cristal En el jardin parece hablar En voz baja a las rosas

Aranjuez, hoy las hojas secas sin color
Que barre el viento Son recuerdos del romance que una vez Juntos empezamos tu y yo Y sin razón olvidamos

Quizá ese amor escondido esté En un atardecer En la brisa o en la flor esperando tu regreso

Aranjuez, hoy las hojas secas sin color
Que barre el viento Son recuerdos del romance que una vez Juntos empezamos tu y yo Y sin razón olvidamos

En Aranjuez, amor
Tu y yo

English Translation

Aranjuez, a place of dreams and love Where a rumour of crystal fountains in the garden seems to whisper to the roses

Aranjuez, today the dry leaves without colour which are swept by the windAre just reminders of the romance we once started And that we've forsaken without reason

Maybe this love is hidden in one sunset In the breeze or in a flower Waiting for your return

Aranjuez, today the dry leaves without colour which are swept by the wind
Are just reminders of the romance we once started And that we've forsaken without reason

In Aranjuez, my love
You and I

 

 

In Trutina

 

written by Carl Orff

 

In Trutina actually comes from the famous song cycle Carmina Burana, which is fascinating in itself, since the original source is a set of very racy manuscripts written by medieval monks at a monestary in Benedictburen".

 

In trutina mentis dubia
Fluctuant contraria
Lascivus amor et pudicitia

Sed eligo quod video
Collum iugo prebeo
Ad iugum tamen suave transeo

English Translation

In Balance
In my own wavering balance
Desire fluctuates with modesty
But I choose what I see

I bow my neck to the yoke
For the burden is sweeter after all
And so I take it upon me

 

 

Time To Say Goodbye

 

written by L. Quarantotto, F. Sartori, F. Peterson

 

Originally sung just by Andrea Bocelli - the story goes that Ms Brightman was so enchanted when she heard the solo version in a restaurant that she asked staff about it. She had been asked to find a song to sing at the retirement fight of the German world light-heavyweight champion, Henry Maske, and felt "Con Te Partiro" was perfect, and the rest is history.  Since their duet singing Time To Say Goodbye -Andrea Bocelli has become an international singing star and The song made history in Germany becoming the biggest selling single of all time.  This song has become a firm favourite at the end of Sarah's concerts.

 

Covered by artists such as Katherine Jenkins, Amy Nuttall, Keedie, Blake, Hayley Westenra and many more too numerous to mention.  Donna Summer recorded a dance remixed version called I Will Go with You (Con te partirò).

 

The song has been recorded by various artists in Italian (original) English, Spanish, German and Mandarin.

 

 

 


Sarah Brightman
Quando sono solo sogno all'orizzonte e mancan le parole, si lo so che non c'è luce in una stanza quando manca il sole,
se non ci sei tu con me, con me. Su le finestre mostra a tutti il mio cuore che hai accesso, chiudi dentro me la luce che hai incontrato per strada.

Time to say goodbye. Paesi che non ho mai veduto e vissuto con te, adesso si li vivrò. Con te partirò su navi per mari che, io lo so,no, no, non esistono più,it's time to say goodbye.

Andrea Bocelli
Quando sei lontana sogno all'orizzonte
e mancan le parole, e io si lo so che sei con me, con me, tu mia luna tu sei qui con me, mio sole tu sei qui con me,con me, con me, con me.

Time to say goodbye. Paesi che non ho mai veduto e vissuto con te,adesso sì li vivrò. Con te partirò su navi per marihe, io lo so, no, no, non esistono più,

Both
con te io li rivivrò.Con te partirò su navi per mariche, io lo so, no, no, non esistono più, con te io li rivivrò.Con te partirò  Io con te.

English Translation

Sarah Brightman
When I'm alone I dream of the horizon and words fail me. There is no light in a room where there is no sun and there is no sun if you're not here with me, with me. From every window unfurls my heart the heart that you have won. Into me you've poured the light, the light that you found by the side of the road.

Time to say goodbye. Places that I've never seen or experienced with you. Now I shall, I'll sail with you upon ships across the seas, seas that exist no more, it's time to say goodbye.

Andrea Bocelli
When you're far away I dream of the horizon and words fail me. And of course I know that you're with me, with me. You, my moon, you are with me. My sun, you're here with me with me, with me, with me.

Time to say goodbye. Places that I've never seen or experienced with you. Now I shall, I'll sail with you upon ships across the seas, seas that exist no more,

Both
I'll revive them with you. I'll go with you upon ships across the seas, seas that exist no more, I'll revive them with you.
I'll go with you. You and me.

 

 

 

O Mio Babbino Caro

 

written by Giacomo Puccini &  Giovacchino Forzano

 

From the Gianni Schicchi is an opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini.  This song has been covered by many singers.

 

O Mio Babbino Caro

O mio babbino caro,
mi piace è bello, bello;
vo'andare in Porta Rossa
a comparar l'anello!
Sì, sì, ci voglio andare!
e se l'amassi indarno,
andrei sul Ponte Vecchio,
ma per buttarmi in Arno!
Mi struggo e mi tormento!
O Dio, vorrei morir!
Babbo, pietà, pietà!
Babbo, pietà, pietà!

English Translation

Oh dear daddy
I love him, he is so handsome
I want to go to Porta Rossa
to buy the ring
Yes, yes, I mean it
And if my love were in vain
I would go to Ponte Vecchio
and throw myself in the Arno
I fret and suffer torments
Oh God, I would rather die
Daddy, have pity, have pity

 

 

 

 

 

Alleluja / Exsultate, Jubilate

 

written by Motzart

 

This religious solo motet was composed at the time Mozart was visiting Milan.   It was written for the castrato Venanzio Rauzzini, Mozart's favourite for his operas. In modern times, it is usually sung by a soprano.

 

Alleluja, alleluja
Alleluja, alleluja
Alleluja, alleluja
Alleluja, alleluja
 

Alleluja
Alleluja
 

Alleluja, alleluja
 

Alleluja, alleluja
Allelujaaaaaaaaa, alleluja
Alleluja, alleluja
 

Alleluja, allelujaaaaaaaaa
Alleluja, alleluja, alleluja

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaalleluja
 

Alleluja, alleluja
 

Alleluja, alleluja, alleluja
Alleluja, alleluja, alleluja, alleluja

 

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Timeless Press Kit

 

CONTACT:    Jennifer Perciballi (212) 253-3038

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 SARAH BRIGHTMAN’S NOT SAYING GOODBYE

 

HER NEW ANGEL RECORDING TIME TO SAY GOODBYE

HOLDS STRONG AT #1 FOR AN UNPRECEDENTED 23 WEEKS!

 

PBS PROGRAM “SARAH BRIGHTMAN LIVE AT ROYAL ALBERT HALL”

SET FOR AUGUST BROADCASTS

 

On Sarah Brightman’s Time To Say Good-bye on Angel Records, she blends her highly developed classical side with her assured cosmopolitan influences, singing in English, Italian, Hebrew, and Spanish. She holds her own in front of the formidable London Symphony Orchestra, and performs duets with two highly acclaimed opera singers: Andrea Bocelli and young Argentinean tenor Jose Cura. Her performance with Bocelli, “Time To Say Good-bye,” was a chart-topper all across Europe (selling more than 12,000,000 copies as a single), and has taken America by storm. Time To Say Goodbye holds strong with the 41 position on Billboard’s Classical Crossover chart for an unprecedented 23 weeks in a row, selling more than 2,000,000 copies worldwide and over 385,000 in the United States alone.

 

Sarah Brightman rose to international fame when she created the role of “Christine” in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom Of The Opera. When she later crossed the Atlantic to perform in the original Broadway production, her fame and stardom came with her as she captured the hearts of America’s musical theater fans. She then appeared in Lloyd Webber’s Aspects Of Love and toured extensively in The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber, a concert of his compositions. She also released two pop solo albums, “Dive” and “Fly”, both of which were smash hits throughout Europe. Her exceptional talent and diverse endeavors have allowed her to combine pop, musical theater and classical genre with a flair all her own. Her voice has ignited a fire of passion all over the world - in Japan she has long been celebrated as an opera star, in England and America she is famous for her work in musicals, and in Germany she is known as singer who harmoniously fuses classical and pop music.

 

In August we can discover what the rest of the world already knows when an evening of musical enchantment -- Sarah Brightman in Concert At The Royal Albert Hall - airs on PBS as part of the August 1998 pledge drive. Brightman brings her exceptional talent to a concert performance with the London Symphony Orchestra and special guests Italian tenor Bocelli and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (her ex-husband). Featured in the concert is “Time To Say Goodbye”, her duet with Bocelli. Another memorable musical moment reunites her exceptional voice once again with the piano accompaniment of Lloyd Webber for Whistle Down The Wind”. Other songs include “0 Mio Babbino Caro” (from Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi), “Summertime” (Porgy and Bess) and “Music Of The Night” (Phantom Of The Opera).

 

 6/6/98                                                                             

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Sarah Brightman

Artist Biography

 

After spending the last five years successfully building a world-class career in Europe, Sarah Brightman turns her attention to America with the release of Time To Say Goodbye. The album’s self-titled single is already a phenomenon in Europe, topping charts in England and all over the continent. Brightman has teamed with the London Symphony Orchestra to record an exquisite collection of songs which showcase her operatic voice in a variety of settings.

 

“Time To Say Goodbye is really a departure from the things I’ve been doing for the last five years. The album really encompasses me and my work from the past to the present,” says the 36-year old singer, who blends in a varied mix of styles and languages on the album, including English, Italian, Hebrew and Spanish. “It covers pop, musical theatre, light classical music and opera. It’s an eclectic mix that really showcases who I am and what I’m about.”

 

Internationally renowned, Brightman is as well known for her star turns in such notable Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals as “Phantom of the Opera” and “Aspects of Love,” as she is for her exquisite ballads. What you may not know, however, is that in the last seven years, the songstress has recorded numerous albums ranging from pop and techno to Broadway, opera and classical fare, each with panache and her signature flair. Her well trained and captivating vocal ability has made her one of the decade’s most sought-after and respected performers.

 

“What I tried to do with Time To Say Goodbye is what I’ve tried to with my life, and that is make it varied.” She adds, “I wanted to be able to put two songs of completely different musical styles next to one another and make them work. We used an arranger to make the whole album blend together. This way a person who would listen would not overtly notice the change in styles, but rather they would blend together in a flowing manner.”

 

The album’s lead single, “Time To Say Goodbye (Con Te Partirô),” a romantic Italian duet with tenor Andrea Boccelli, has already taken Europe by Storm. The song is the biggest-selling German single ever, having spent 16 weeks in the top spot of the singles chart; it was certified five times platinum, selling nearly four million copies worldwide. It also charted in France, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, the U.K. and Israel, among other countries. “Time To Say Goodbye’ is a song that had a very deep, poignant feeling. It’s sad and beautiful. Anyone can relate to it,” says Brightman, who discovered the song while sitting in an Italian restaurant and brought it to her record company to record as a duet with Boccelli. “It’s romantic and soothing. It’s one of those songs that just captures you from the start. It’s a beautiful, classic piece of music. It’s about horizons about someone who wants to be with someone, but can’t. It’s about essence. It doesn’t tell a specific tale. It’s all implied.”

 

Brightman also teams up with Argentinean tenor José Cura for two of the album’s most exquisite selections -- the moving “There For Me,” and the heartbreaking “Just Show Me How To Love You.” “Just Show Me...’ is one of my favorite tracks. It’s quite sad. It’s about a woman who says that she loves a man, but at the end of the day he doesn’t want to be with her,” Brightman says. “Sad songs are usually the ones that people are drawn to.”

 

Other tracks on the album include “Tu Quieres Volver,” written by the Gipsy Kings, Brian May’s “Who Wants To Live Forever,” Francis Lzi’s “Bilitis-Générique,” Mozart’s “Alleluja,” Puccini’s “0 mio babbino caro,” Carl Orffs “In Trutina,” and “En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor,” by Joaquin Rodrigo and Aifredo Garcia Segura. Also featured is the little known “No One Like You,” a :_...nting cover of a song previously recorded for, of all things, a soft core adult movie. “It was just so exquisite, I felt my voice lent to its simple beauty,” Brightman says.

 

“Growing up and living in Continental Europe and having all the various languages around me Italian, Spanish, French and all the various influences around in turn influenced me while making this recording. That’s one of the reasons I chose songs like ‘Tu Quieres Volver,’ ‘Naturaleza Muerta’ and ‘Alleluja,” she says. “My family lived in Spain and these songs showcase the essence of the country. I needed and wanted to sing from composers from the area near to where I come from and lived.”

 

Born and raised outside London, Brightman was originally trained to be a classical ballerina. Though she trained in acting and singing, her primary focus was dance. When Brightman was 13, she appeared in “I and Albert,” staged at the London Piccadilly Theater. At 15, she became the youngest dancer ever to join the “Top Of The Pops” dancing troupe called Pan’s People. And at 16, she joined the risqué British television dance group Hot Gossip. At 18, with Hot Gossip, she recorded the single “I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper.” The song broke the Top 10 of the UK pop charts and made her a national sensation. It was at this point, she realized that her calling was to sing, not dance.

 

In 1981, she made her appearance in the original cast of “Cats” by Lloyd Webber in the West End. Three years later (by then married to Lloyd Webber), Brightman starred in the London production of Lloyd Webber’s musical “Song and Dance.” The following year, in 1985, Brightman earned critical acclaim and international attention for her brilliant performance in Lloyd Webber’s “Requiem” in New York and London, for which she was nominated for a Grammy Award as Best New Classical Artist. In the same year, she played the role of Valenshien in The New Sadler’s Opera’s “Merry’ Widow.”

 

But Brightman’s greatest and best known Lloyd Webber role came in 1986 when she created the character of Christine in Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera” in London and New York (1988), a role that Lloyd Webber wrote specifically for her. The role earned her a Drama Desk nomination and solidified her place as a true superstar in musical theatre. While Brightman and Lloyd Webber parted company romantically, the two maintained a close relationship and the singer went on to play the role of Rose in Lloyd Webber’s “Aspects of Love,” on Broadway (1991), for which she earned rave reviews. She also appeared in “The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber In Concert” and toured the U.S., playing to standing room only audiences.

 

Outside of musicals, Brightman has performed in a variety of operas all over the world. She has performed in New York (Metropolitan Opera), Moscow (Philharmonic Society Orchestra and Tchaikovsky Hall) and Berlin (Philharmonic Orchestra and Wald Buehne). She has appeared with the Sadler’s Wells Opera and performed in Kenneth Macmillan’s choreographed version of “Requiem” for the American Ballet Theatre at the Met. She also toured extensively throughout Japan, where she is a huge star.

 

On the recording side, Brightman has been equally successful. She has enjoyed five top 10 hits in the UK, including “I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper” (1978), “Pie Jesu” (1985), “All I Ask Of You” from “Phantom of the Opera” (1986), “Phantom of the Opera” (1987) and “Amigos Para Siempré,” a duet with Jose Carreras that she recorded especially for the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. The single soared to the top of the pop charts in the UK (earning platinum status) and broke onto the music charts in the U.S.

 

Besides her top two charting UK releases, Requiem and the London cast recording of “Phantom,” Brightman has recorded nearly a dozen albums, including the cast recordings of “Cats” (London), “Song & Dance” (London), “Aspects of Love” (London and Broadway), and Rogers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel.” Her 1989 collection of folk songs by Benjamin Britten and her 1990 solo set, The Songs That Got Away, a collection of American pop standards, were huge sellers in the UK and in the U.S., as was her follow-up, As I Came of Age. Sarah Brightman Sings the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, in 1992, and Surrender, The Unexpected Songs, which also featured the music of Lloyd Webber, were also notable hits for the diva.

 

In 1992, Brightman decided it was time to make a change. She moved from England to Germany, where she currently lives, and linked professionally and romantically with Count Frank Peterson, who has written and produced her last three recordings, including Time To Say Goodbye. “1 felt I needed to go somewhere where people didn’t know who I was and start fresh someplace where they didn’t associate me with Lloyd Webber. I felt I needed to be a success with no past. I needed to make a change to be able to earn a name for myself as Sarah Brightman. I needed the assurance that I could stand on my own two feet.”

 

In 1993, Brightman decided to take the road less traveled by recording a pop album. Dive was a complete departure from anything she had ever done, combining techno beats with pop grooves. “It was very experimental,” she recalls of the project. “I needed to get away from the whole musical theatre and classical music areas. I needed to find my own niche. When you are part of a production and are playing a part, it’s hard to find a niche of your own. I needed to find a niche for Sarah Brightman and Dive allowed me to do that. I still love that album.”

 

In Europe, the techno-infused Dive made her a solid force in the pop and dance music industry, as did its follow-up, Fly (1996), which was released only in Germany and was a top seller in that country, spawning the top 10 hit, “Question of Honour.” Fly also featured more contemporary styles, including tracks reminiscent of the Cranberries and Alanis Morrisette. She dueted on the album with Bocelli, as well as Chris Thompson and ‘60s crooner Tom Jones.

 

“The move from Lloyd Webber to pop to this combined work that is on the new album has been a natural progression for me,” Brightman states. “I remember at one point in the early-’90s, someone told me I was crazy not to be doing [more of] ‘Phantom’ and ‘The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber,’ where I could make lots of money. But I turned it all down. A lot of people thought of that as a big risk, but I was prepared to move onward. I felt that I had something new to offer. It has taken me seven years to explore and do a lot of things to discover myself I experimented with two pop albums. I worked even harder on my classical music. And I’ve gained a new respect from it all over the world. I feel like I covered a huge amount of ground. I feel like I’ve gone forward in leaps and bounds within my own thing. Before, I was always playing a role. I was known for being a part of someone else’s work. Whereas now, I’m singing significantly different pieces of music that are all a part of me. I’ve found my niche.”

 

 

Sarah Brightman’s Not Saying Goodbye!

# 1 on the Classical Crossover Chart for 20 weeks!

‘Time to Say Goodbye” has sold more than 12-million copies

Unprecedented 10 weeks on Billboard's Pop Charts

 

Critics praise Sarah Brightman as having a “truly glorious” and “angelic” voice. Her new recording, Time To Say Goodbye, is #1 on Billboard’s Classical Crossover chart and is currently on Billboard’s Pop Chart, selling more than two-million copies worldwide. Her single, “Time To Say Goodbye,” has sold more than 12-million copies worldwide. Time To Say Goodbye on Angel Records, now Joins the elite list of albums to remain atop the charts for 20 consecutive weeks.

 

Brightman, calling upon her international successes both in Opera and on Broadway, marries the best of these talents in creating this powerful collection of opera arias and new, contemporary pop songs. Brightman has brought in two new stars to join her: Andrea Bocelli (with whom she sings the title track) and José Cura. It was Brightman who discovered the melodic beauty of “Time to Say Goodbye” while dining in an Italian restaurant and was so inspired that she had the song arranged as a duet for her and, at the time, aspiring tenor, Andrea Bocelli. Brightman sings two duets with Argentinean tenor, José Cura, as well as songs written by the Gipsy Kings, Brian May, Mozart and Puccini.

 

Born and raised outside of London, Brightman was originally trained to be a classical ballerina. It was after her successes with Hot Gossip, a British dance and song group, that she realized her destiny was to sing. Her career brought her to the attention of Andrew Lloyd Webber and she was cast in his West End production of Cats. Their professional relationship grew strong with her winning performances in his Requiem, Aspects of Love and Song and Dance. But it is for her portrayal of the original Christine in Lloyd Webber’s internationally acclaimed Phantom of the Opera, that earned her a Drama Desk nomination and solidified her place in musical theatre history Brightman is one of the rare few to have success singing on the stages of Broadway and in the top opera houses around the world including New York’s Metropolitan Opera. Hear what the buzz is about, Sarah Brightman’s Time To Say Goodbye on Angel Records.

 

For more information, press kit, and/or interview, contact: Jennifer Perciballi, Angel Records, (212) 253-3038

  

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