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Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana / Levine, Domingo, Scotto, National Philharmonic

Domingo / Scotto / National Phil Orch / Levine
Release Date: 03/01/2011 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 57657  
Composer:  Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Pablo ElviraJean KraftPlacido DomingoRenata Scotto,   ... 
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera ChorusNational Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Levine is equally successful with Cavalleria rusticana, of which he gives one of the most compelling accounts available on disc. Scotto and Domingo bring Santuzza and Turiddu excitingly to life."
-- Charles Osborne, BBC Music Magazine

"the Scotto/Domingo set now stands as a first recommnendastion for Mascagni's red-blooded opera, with Domingo giving a heroic accoungt of the rolee of Turiddu, full of deciance...James Levine directs with a splended sensse of pacing..."
-- Penguin Guide [2003/4 Edition]
"Levine is equally successful with Cavalleria rusticana, of which he gives one of the most compelling accounts available on disc. Scotto and Domingo bring Santuzza and Turiddu excitingly to life."
-- Charles Osborne, BBC Music Magazine

"the Scotto/Domingo set now stands as a first recommnendastion for Mascagni's red-blooded opera, with Domingo giving a heroic accoungt of the rolee of Turiddu, full of deciance...James Levine directs with a splended sensse of pacing..."
-- Penguin Guide [2003/4 Edition]
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Works on This Recording

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Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Pablo Elvira (Baritone), Jean Kraft (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor),
Renata Scotto (Soprano), Isola Jones (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 

Sound Samples

Preludio
O Lola chái la, di latti la cammisa
Act: Gli aranci olezzano
Act: Dite, mamma Lucia
Act: Il cavallo scalpita
Act: Beato voi, compar Alfio
Act: Regina coeli, laetare - Alleluja!
Act: Voi lo sapete
Act: Tu qui, Santuzza?
Act: Bada, Santuzza, schiavo non sono
Act: Fior die giaggiolo, gli angeli belli stanno
Act: Ah, lo vedi, che hai tu detto?
Act: Turiddu, ascolta!
Act: Oh, il Signore vi manda, compar Alfio
Act: Il ver
Act: Intermezzo sinfonico
Act: A casa, a casa, amici
Act: Intanto, amici, qua, beviamone un bicchiere
Act: A voi tutti salute!
Act: Compar Turiddu
Act: Mamma, mamma ... quel vino è generoso

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