Yanni “Inspirato” – New Album {Review + Giveaway}



If you enjoy Opera, chances are you’ll want to grab a copy of INSPIRATO – The Masterpiece Album from YANNI which will be available April 29, 2014. This album has taken 4 years to completely and 30 years to write the music that was inspiration for it. Yanni is joined by other well known voices of the world such as Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming, Rolando Villazón, Katherine Jenkins, Vittorio Grigólo, Russell Watson, Micaëla Oeste, Nathan Pacheco, Chloe Lowery, Lauren Jelencovich, Plácido Domingo Jr., and Pretty Yende. An album surely not to miss out on!

The variety of the songs sung are in the languages of Italian, English, Spanish and a few others. The orchestral music and melodies have been a delight to listen to and the voices of the artist are full of such emotion! There are 13 tracks total which makes up about 50 minutes of playtime. The little booklet included with the album features a short write up of each artist singing on the album followed by their website. The lyrics of each song on the album are included but not in English. I would have liked to know what the songs sung were about without having to look it up later.

Track list “INSPIRATO”:

1. Renée Fleming – I Genitori
2. Vittorio Grigòlo – Come Un Sospiro
3. Plácido Domingo – Ode Alla Grecia
4. Katherine Jenkins – L’Ombra Dell’Angelo
5. Nathan Pacheco – Amare Di Nuovo
6. Plácido Domingo & Renée Fleming – Hasta El Último Momento
7. Plácido Domingo, Nathan Pacheco, Plácido Domingo Jr.,
Micaëla Oeste, Chloe Lowery – Riconoscimento
8. Russell Watson – Incanto
9. Plácido Domingo Jr. – Il Primo Tocco
10. Lauren Jelencovich – Usignolo
11. Rolando Villazón – La Prima Luce
12. Pretty Yende – Ode À L’Humanité
13. Katherine Jenkins & Nathan Pacheco – Nello Specchio

Overall, sometimes if in the mood for some of Opera I will gladly put on some Yanni, this new album will be added to the mix certainly (especially after there’s a translation of all the songs in English!).

Photo from www.yanni.com
Photo from www.yanni.com

If you are interested in seeing Yanni in a city perhaps near you, be sure to check out the dates and times of upcoming tour of Latin America, Europe, India, USA & Canada.
USA and CANADA TOUR DATES: http://www.yanni.com/tour.html

Want it? You can pre-order Inspirato on Amazon.com right now in digital or audio format for around about $11.00. Do note that prices are subject to change.

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Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own or my immediate family members, based on our personal experience with the product.