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Title Enrico Caruso [electronic resource] : a life in words and music / [written and narrated by David Timson].
Imprint [Hong Kong] : Naxos Music Library, [2007]

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Title from image of compact disc cover on Web page (viewed May 10, 2006).
Includes program notes.
"Includes over 30 original recordings from 1902-1920"--Booklet cover.
Restored by Ward Marston.
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Performer Enrico Caruso, tenor ; with unidentified orchestras and conductors ; David Timson, narrator.
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Songs sung in Italian or French; narrated in English.
Also available as compact disc; previously issued as Naxos 8.558131--8.558134.
M1505.C37 E57 2007
Subject Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921.
Composers -- Biography.
Operas -- Excerpts.
Songs (High voice) with orchestra.
Contents King of tenors, Enrico Caruso (1:05) -- Il trovatore. Di quella pira / Giuseppe Verdi (1:44) -- Family background (6:34) -- Core'ngrato / Cordiferro-Cardillo (4:31) -- Early singing lessons (2:51) -- Cavalleria rusticana. Siciliana / Pietro Mascagni (2:12) -- Caruso's first operatic roles (7:06) -- Fenesta che lucive / Teodoro Cottrau (3:41) -- More auditions and Enrico meets Puccini (3:06) -- La bohème. Che gelida manina (part 2) / Giacomo Puccini (2:25) -- Enrico and Ada (3:14) -- Fedora. Amor ti vieta / Umberto Giordano (1:59) -- 1898, St. Petersburg (1:08) -- Aïda. Celeste Aïda / G. Verdi (3:24) -- The "monarch-in-waiting" (2:50) -- Tosca. E lucevan le stelle / G. Puccini (2:42) -- December 1990, debut at La Scala (2:01) -- L'elisir damore. Una furtiva lagrima / Gaetano Donizetti (4:17) -- Humiliation in Naples (3:11) -- Germania. Studenti, udite / Alberto Franchetti (3:04) -- 1900, Gaisberg records Caruso (3:04) -- Rigoletto. Questa o quella / G. Verdi (2:20) -- 1902, Covent Garden debut with Nelly Melba (4:11) -- Tarantella sincera / Vincenzo de Cescenzo (3:40) -- 1903, Caruso joins the New York Metropolitan Opera (2:26) -- Rigoletto (1904 version). La donna e mobile / G. Verdi (2:08) -- The "King" is crowned (3:16) -- Lucia di Lammermoor. Chi mi frena in tal momento? / G. Donizetti (4:19) -- 1904-6, international touring (6:05) -- Carmen. La fleur que tu m'avais jetée / George Bizet (3:53) -- An earthquake and a brush with the press (9:04) -- La bohème. Addio, dolce svegliare alla mattina / G. Puccini (3:25) -- 1906, La bohème at the Met (1:13) -- Madama Butterfly. Non ve l'avevo detto? / G. Puccini (3:58) -- Caruso's health (4:25) -- Il trovatore. Di quella pira / G. Verdi (1:44) -- 1908, family upsets (3:36) -- Pagliacci. Vesti la giubba / Ruggiero Leoncavallo (3:20) -- Family and health problems (4:27) -- The 1909-10 season at the Met (:38) -- La giaconda. Cielo e mar! / Amilcare Ponchielli (2:49) -- Mafia interest and a recording contract (4:23) -- Tosca. Recondita armonia / G. Puccini (2:32) -- Ill health (7:37) -- 1912-13, back at the Met (1:35) -- La bohème. O soave fanciulla / G. Puccini (3:30) -- 1913-14, Covent Garden, Tosca and Aïda (3:27) -- Un ballo in maschera. Di' tu se fedele / G. Verdi (3:04) -- The war years (2:19) -- Samson et Dalila. Vois ma misère / Camille Saint-Saëns (4:37) -- Fund-raising concerts (6:43) -- La danza / Gioacchino Rossini (3:26) -- Caruso's daily routine (5:14) -- Caruso's private life (4:32) -- Your eyes have told me what I did not know / Geoffrey O'Hara (2:06) -- 1918-20, marriage to Dorothy Park Benjamin (1:09) -- La forza del destino. Solenne in quest'ora / G. Verdi (4:23) -- Dorothy in Italy ; Caruso on tour (7:45) -- La juive. Rachel! quand du seigneur / F. Halévy (4:34) -- 1920, Cuba (6:11) -- 1920-21, injury and worsening health (8:12) -- Otello. Oh! mostruosa colpa! / G. Verdi (4:42) -- Goodbye to the Met ; Caruso retires to Naples (1:25) -- Neapolitan song "Addio a Napoli" / T. Cottrau (3:23) -- The death of Caruso (6:29) -- Rigoletto (1908 version). La donna e mobile / G. Verdi (2:17).
Other Author Timson, David. Author. Narrator.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Operas. Selections.
Cardillo, S. (Salvatore). Core 'ngrato.
Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Cavalleria rusticana. O Lola.
Cottrau, Teodoro, 1827-1879. Fenesta che lucive.
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Operas. Selections.
Giordano, Umberto, 1867-1948. Fedora. Amor ti vieta.
Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Elisir d'amore. Furtiva lagrima.
Franchetti, Alberto. Germania. Studenti, udite.
De Crescenzo, Vincenzo, 1875-1964. Tarantella sincera.
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Fleur que tu m'avais jetée.
Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. Vesti la giubba.
Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886. Gioconda. Cielo e mar.
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Samson et Dalila. Vois ma misère, hélas!
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Soirées musicales. Danza.
O'Hara, Geoffrey, 1882-1967. Your eyes have told me what I did not know.
Halévy, F., 1799-1862. Juive. Rachel! quand du Seigneur la grâce tutélaire.
Other Title Compact disc version
Other Title Life in words and music