Pietro Mascagni

Composer. Born 7 December 1863. Died 2 August 1945
Pietro Mascagni
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1863-12-07
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Pietro Mascagni

Pietro Mascagni Biography (Wikipedia)

Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni ( (listen); 7 December 1863 – 2 August 1945) was an Italian composer best known for his operas, such as his 1890 masterpiece Cavalleria Rusticana which caused one of the greatest sensations in opera history and single-handedly ushered in the Verismo movement in Italian dramatic music. While it was often held that Mascagni, like Ruggiero Leoncavallo, was a "one-opera man" who could never repeat his first success, L'amico Fritz and Iris have remained in the repertoire in Europe (especially Italy) since their premieres. Mascagni said that at one point, Iris was performed in Italy more often than Cavalleria (cf. Stivender).

Mascagni wrote fifteen operas, an operetta, several orchestral and vocal works, and also songs and piano music. He enjoyed immense success during his lifetime, both as a composer and conductor of his own and other people's music. He created a variety of styles in his operas: a Sicilian passion and warmth of Cavalleria, the exotic flavor of Iris, the idylls of L'amico Fritz and Lodoletta, the Gallic chiaroscuro of Isabeau, the steely, Veristic power of Il piccolo Marat and the over-ripe post-romanticism of the lush Parisina.

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Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)
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Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)
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My First Waltz
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My First Waltz
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Cavalleria Rusticana: Regina coeli laetare - Inneggiamo
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Cavalleria Rusticana: Regina coeli laetare - Inneggiamo
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Ave Maria
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Ave Maria

Ave Maria

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Die Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
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Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
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Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
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Intermezzo From Cavalleria Rusticana
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Intermezzo From Cavalleria Rusticana
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Intermezzo
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Intermezzo
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Intermezzo (L'amico Fritz)
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Intermezzo (L'amico Fritz)
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Cavalleria rusticana (Intermezzo)
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Cavalleria rusticana (Intermezzo)
Gioachino Rossini
William Tell - Overture
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William Tell - Overture
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Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)
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Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)
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Easter hymn (from Cavalleria rusticana)
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Easter hymn (from Cavalleria rusticana)

Easter hymn (from Cavalleria rusticana)

Choir
Royal Opera House Chorus
Orchestra
Philharmonia
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Cavalleria Rusticana - Brindisi - Viva Il Vino
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Cavalleria Rusticana - Brindisi - Viva Il Vino
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Intermezzo sinfonico (Cavalleria Rusticana)
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Intermezzo sinfonico (Cavalleria Rusticana)
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Cavalleria rusticana (Intermezzo)
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Cavalleria rusticana (Intermezzo)
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Cavalleria Rusticana
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Cavalleria Rusticana
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Isabeau; intermezzo
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Isabeau; intermezzo

Isabeau; intermezzo

Orchestra
Orchestra del Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi Trieste
Conductor
Tiziano Severini
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Arias by Mascagni & Rimsky-Korsakov; Polonaise by Tchaikovsky
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Arias by Mascagni & Rimsky-Korsakov; Polonaise by Tchaikovsky

Arias by Mascagni & Rimsky-Korsakov; Polonaise by Tchaikovsky

Singer
Agunda Kulaeva
Alexei Tatarintsev
Orchestra
Novaya Opera Orchestra
Conductor
Andrei Lebedev
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Cavalleria Rusticana (Intermezzo Sinfonico)
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Cavalleria Rusticana (Intermezzo Sinfonico)
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L'Amico Fritz: Intermezzo from Act III
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L'Amico Fritz: Intermezzo from Act III
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'Tartaglia's aria' from Le Mascare
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'Tartaglia's aria' from Le Mascare
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Easter Hymn
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Easter Hymn
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Easter Hymn (Cavalleria Rusticana)
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Easter Hymn (Cavalleria Rusticana)
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Interlude between Acts 3 & 4 (Suite from The Eternal City)
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Interlude between Acts 3 & 4 (Suite from The Eternal City)
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Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
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Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
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Messa di Gloria (Gloria; Gratias)
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Messa di Gloria (Gloria; Gratias)

Messa di Gloria (Gloria; Gratias)

Ensemble
Ensemble Seicentonovecento
Conductor
Flavio Colusso
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Cavalleria Rusticana [Intermezzo]
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Cavalleria Rusticana [Intermezzo]
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Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)
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Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)
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Aria "Voi lo sapete, O Mamma" from 'Cavalleria Rusticana'
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Aria "Voi lo sapete, O Mamma" from 'Cavalleria Rusticana'
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Cavelleria Rusticana - Voi lo sapete, o mamma
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Cavelleria Rusticana - Voi lo sapete, o mamma
Chiara Ferraú
Attesa
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Attesa
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Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
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Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
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