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Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana / Morelli, Simionato, Lo Forese, D'orazi, Nhk Symphony

Mascagni / Nhk Symphony Orchestra / Morelli
Release Date: 10/23/2007 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4422  
Composer:  Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Giulietta SimionatoAngelo Lo ForeseAttilio D'Orazi
Conductor:  Giuseppe Morelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 0 Hours 75 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A priceless document of the incomparable mezzo-soprano Giulietta Simionato in the role of Santuzza in Mascagni’s verismo masterpiece. This 1961 Tokyo performance, presented in the Opera Lirica series, also features tenor Angelo Lo Forese as Turiddu and Attilio d'Orazi as Alfio. The NHK Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Giuseppe Morelli. Includes optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish over embedded Japanese subtitles. 75 minutes, Black & White, Mono.

Cast:
Santuzza: Giulietta Simionato
Turiddu: Angelo Lo Forese
Alfio: Attilio d'Orazi
Mamma Lucia: Amalia Pini
Lola: Anna di Stasio

The NHK Symphony Orchestra
NHK Italian Opera Chorus
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Tokyo Choraliers
Members of the Japanese Ballet Association
Giuseppe Morelli, conductor

Live Performance, October 23, 1961
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
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Works on This Recording

1. Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Giulietta Simionato (Mezzo Soprano), Angelo Lo Forese (Tenor), Attilio D'Orazi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Morelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 

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