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Ruggero Leoncavallo

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1857

Year of Death:

1919

About the composer Ruggero Leoncavallo

Ruggero (or Ruggiero) Leoncavallo (Italian pronunciation:23 April 1857 - 9 August 1919) was an Italian opera composer. His two-act work Pagliacci remains one of the most popular works in the repertory, appearing as number 20 on the Operabase list of the most-performed operas worldwide.
The son of a police magistrate, Leoncavallo was born in Naples on 23 April 1857. As child he moved with his father in the town of Montalto Uffugo in Calabria where Leoncavallo lived during his adolescence. He later returned to Naples and was educated at the city's San Pietro a Majella Conservatory. After some years spent teaching and in ineffective attempts to obtain the production of more than one opera, he saw the enormous success of Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana in 1890, and he wasted no time in producing his own verismo hit, Pagliacci. (According to Leoncavallo, the plot of this work had a real-life origin: he claimed it derived from a murder trial, in Montalto Uffugo, over which his father had presided.)
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Pavarotti Vesti La Giubba 959
Vesti la giubba
(Pagliacci)
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Silvio a quest ora
(Pagliacci)
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Stridono lassu
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Maria Callas
RLeoncavallo Zaza piccola zingara Piero Cappuccilli 133987
Zaza piccola zingara
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Piero Cappuccilli

Thomas Allen Adriana Maliponte as Silvio Nedda duet from I Pagliacci ROH 1976 18090
Nedda! Silvio!
(Pagliacci)
Adriana Maliponte
Thomas Allen
Luciano Pavarotti Un tal gioco credetemi Pagliacci 151930
Un tal gioco credetemi
(Pagliacci)
Luciano Pavarotti

Pagliacci Sperai tanto il delirio Marcelo alvarez 159518
Sperai tanto il delirio
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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1A stanotte Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.06-2

Type: trioVoice: T Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Canio/Tonio/Nedda
2Nome di Dio Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.06-3

Type: trioVoice: T Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Canio/Tonio/Nedda
3Di fare il segno convenuto Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.04-1

Type: trioVoice: S Br TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nedda/Tonio/Beppe
4Via di li! Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.05

Type: recitative,choirVoice: T BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Canio/Tonio
5Mi accordan di parlar? Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.04-1

Type: recitative,aria,choirVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Canio
6Recitar! mentre preso dal delirio Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.17-1

Type: recitative,ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Canio
7Cammina adagio e li sorprenderai Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.15

Type: recitativeVoice: Br T Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Tonio/Canio/Silvio/Nedda
8Arlechin Colombina Alfin s'arrenda Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.05

Type: recitativeVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nedda/Beppe
9So ben che difforme Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.11-2

Type: recitativeVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Tonio/Nedda
10Aitalo signor Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.16-1

Type: recitativeVoice: Br T S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Tonio/Canio/Nedda/Beppe
11E dessa Dei come bella Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.04-2

Type: recitativeVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Tonio/Nedda
12Che volo d'augelli Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.09-2

Type: recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nedda
13Silvio a quest ora Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.12-1

Type: recitativeVoice: S BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nedda/Silvio
14Tu pel padre eterno Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.16-2

Type: recitativeVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Canio/Nedda
15Coraggio un uome era con te Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.06-4

Type: recitativeVoice: T S BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Canio/Nedda/Tonio
16Ah! no per mia madre Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.09-2

Type: recitativeVoice: S T Br TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nedda/Canio/Silvio/Beppe
17E allor perche di Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.14

Type: recitativeVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Silvio/Nedda
18Sei la credea Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.11-1

Type: recitativeVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Tonio/Nedda
19Nedda! Silvio! Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.12-2

Type: recitativeVoice: S Br BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nedda/Silvio/Tonio
20Suvvia cosi terribile Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.09-1

Type: quintet,finaleVoice: T S Br T BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Canio/Nedda/Tonio/Beppe/Silvio
21Ebben se me giudichi Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.08-2

Type: quintet,choirVoice: S T Br T BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nedda/Canio/Silvio/Beppe/Tonio
22Overture Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.01

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: Italian

Roles:
23Decidi il mio destin Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.13

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Silvio/Nedda
24No Pagliaccio non son Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.07-1

Type: aria,recitativeVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Canio/Silvio
25Oh?! presto affrettiamoci compare Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.01

Type: aria,choirVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Tonio
26Si puo signore signori! Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.02

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Tonio
27Stridono lassu Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.10

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nedda
28Qual fiamme avea nel guardo Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.09-1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nedda
29Ridi Pagliaccio Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 1.17-3

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Canio
30Pagliacci mio marito Popularity:

Opera: PagliacciComposer: LeoncavalloAct: 2.02

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nedda
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