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Pietro Mascagni

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Alla Gioja (Ode to Joy): Cantata (1)
Amica (2)
Ave Maria (arr. from Intermezzo sinfonico from Cavalleria Rusticana) (2)
Ave Maria in F major (1)
Cavalleria rusticana (arr. for clarinet choir) (1)
Cavalleria rusticana (highlights) (3)
Cavalleria rusticana (highlights in German) (1)
Cavalleria rusticana (150)
Danza esotica (2)
Guglielmo Ratcliff (3)
Iris (9)
Isabeau (2)
L'Amico Fritz (19)
L'apoteosi della cicogna (1)
La gavotta delle bambole (1)
Le Maschere (5)
Lodoletta (6)
Mein erster Walzer (1)
Messa di Gloria (1)
Padre nostro (1)
Rapsodia Satanica (1)
Sancta Maria (3)
Serenade (1)
Silvano (1)
Stornelli marini (1)
The Eternal City: Suite (1)
Visione lirica (1)

Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni (December 7, 1863 – August 2, 1945) was an Italian composer most noted for his operas. His 1890 masterpiece Cavalleria rusticana caused one of the greatest sensations in opera history and single-handedly ushered in the Verismo movement in Italian dramatic music. Some critics held that Mascagni, like Leoncavallo, was a "one-opera man" who could never repeat his first success, but L'amico Fritz and Iris have remained in the repertoire in Europe since their premieres. Mascagni said that at one point, Iris was performed in Italy more often than Cavalleria.

Mascagni wrote fifteen operas, an operetta, several orchestral and vocal works, as well as 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.

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Sir John Barbirolli: The Complete Warner Recordings
Sir John Barbirolli: The Complete Warner Recordings

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Rudolf Schock in 5 Italian Operas (sung in German)
Rudolf Schock in 5 Italian Operas (sung in German)

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(Profil)

Vincero: Opera Arias by Puccini, Mascagni, Leoncavallo, Giordano & Cilea
Vincero: Opera Arias by Puccini, Mascagni, Leoncavallo, Giordano & Cilea

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(Pentatone)

450 Years Staatskapelle Berlin: Great Recordings
450 Years Staatskapelle Berlin: Great Recordings

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