Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana  (Sizilianische Bauernehre) (1889)  75'

Opera in one act

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Libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, based on the folk play of the same title by Giovanni Verga; German version by Oskar Berggruen (I,G)

S,M,A,T,Bar,2speaking roles; mixed chorus; 2.2picc.2.2.2-; off-stage: harp-org-perc:plate bells (This work is published and distributed for stage performances by Boosey & Hawkes / Bote & Bock in Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and in German speaking Switzerland.)
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This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes Bote & Bock for Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Switzerland (German) .

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World Premiere
Teatro Costanzi, Roma
Gemma Bellincioni (Santuzza) / Roberto Stagno (Turridu) and others / Leopoldo Mugnone

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