Opera - Pagliacci

   
 RUGGIERO LEONCAVALLO (1857-1919)
 Pagliacci 79:45  
  The Touring Company  
  Opera in a prologue and two acts  
  Prologue  
1 'Hello . . . Hello' . . . 8:12
  Tonio  
  Act I  
2 Chorus: 'Hey! They're back! They're Back!' 2:58
  Chorus, Canio, Beppe  
3 Aria: 'Your most humble servant' 2:48
  Canio, Chorus, Beppe, Tonio  
4 Cantabile: 'If he tried it I promise you' 3:09
  Canio, Nedda, Chorus  
5 Chorus: 'You hear them playing?' 4:10
  Chorus, Canio  
6 Introduction: 'The ugly look he gave me' 2:44
  Nedda  
7 Aria: 'Swallow, fly away' 2:23
  Nedda  
8 Duet: 'It's you! I thought that you had gone with Canio' 5:02
  Nedda, Tonio  
9 Duet: 'Nedda!' . . . 1:28
  Silvio, Nedda  
10 'Why do you go on with this tormented life?' 2:44
  Silvio, Nedda  
11 'I must be strong' 3:19
  Nedda, Silvio, Tonio  
12 'How can you tell me you ever loved me' 4:18
  Silvio, Nedda  
13 'Be very careful, and then we can surprise them' 5:00
  Tonio, Silvio, Nedda, Canio, Beppe  
14 Introduction: 'Go on stage . . .' 0:46
  Canio  
15 Aria: 'Put on your costume' 2:59
  Canio  
16 Intermezzo 3:45
  Act II  
17 'Ohe! Ohe! Quickly! Hurry!' 4:07
  Chorus, Tonio, Beppe, Silvio, Nedda  
18 'Paggliaccio. That's my husband' 1:40
  Nedda (Columbina)  
19 Serenade: 'O Columbina' 2:45
  Beppe (Harlequin), Columbina  
20 'She's waiting. She is a goddess!' 3:50
  Tonio (Taddeo), Columbina  
21 'Arlecchin!' 'Columbina' 1:57
  Columbina, Harlequin, Taddeo  
22 'Pour the potion in his glass at midnight' 3:04
  Harlequin, Columbina (Nedda), Pagliaccio (Canio), Tonio  
23 Aria: 'No, we're not in a play!' 6:31
  Canio, Chorus, Silvio, Nedda, Beppe, Tonio  
   
 Alan Opie baritone - Tonio
  The Play  
 Dennis O'Neill tenor - Canio
 Peter Bronder tenor - Beppe
 Rosa Mannion soprano - Nedda
 William Dazeley baritone - Silvio
 David Parry
  Brad Cohen (assistant conductor)  
  7-10 August 1997