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Title: Pagliacci
Otros títulos: Der Bajazzo
Paillasse
Leoncavallo : Pagliacci
Pagliacci Opera in One Prologue and Two Acts
Pagliacci Ópera en un Prólogo y Dos Actos
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Ruggero Leoncavallo; Teresa Stratas; Placido Domingo; Juan Pons; Florindo Andreoli; Alberto Rinaldi; Coro & Orchestra del Teatro Alla Scala; Romano Gandolfi; Georges Prêtre; Franco Zeffirelli
Código CDU: Leoncavallo.02
Forma Musical: Operas, Motion Picture Music
Abstract: Ruggero Leoncavallo is remembered almost exclusively for his opera I Pagliacci, which—along with Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana—has become the hallmark of the late nineteenth century verismo style. Leoncavallo studied composition at the Naples conservatory and literature at Bologna University; this dual passion for music and poetry would lead the young composer to seek a unity between the two disciplines in the manner of Richard Wagner, whose music would come as a revelation. His first operatic efforts were thwarted by ill fortune: a production of his student work, Chatterton, fell through after the impresario made off with the money Leoncavallo himself had furnished to cover the costs. However, after several years of scraping by as a café pianist, he was introduced to the influential publisher Giulio Ricordi, who bought the rights to Chatterton and engaged Leoncavallo as a librettist. While this signified a temporary improvement in the young man's circumstances, the creative alliance ...


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Pagliacci - Act II.wav 20:52 210.6Mb WAV audio wav

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