Opera - Cavalleria Rusticana

 PIETRO MASCAGNI
 Cavalleria Rusticana 79:31  
  Country Manners, (1890-Rome)  
  Melodrama in one act by G. Targioni-Tozzetti and G Menasci  
  English translation by Edmund Tracey  
1 Prelude - 2:40
  Siciliana  
2 Turiddu 'O Lola with your skin white as the lily' - 1:56
3 Prelude (conclusion) - 3:30
4 Chorus 'Ah! Ah!' - 2:46
5 'Spring has returned' - 5:29
  Scena and Alfio's Song  
6 Santuzza 'Tell me, mamma Lucia' 5:06
7 Alfio 'Horses champing at the bit' 2:54
  Scena and Prayer  
8 Lucia 'Good for you mister Alfio' 0:33
  Easter Hymn  
9 Alfio 'I must be going!' 7:41
  Romance and Scena  
10 Santuzza 'You know your son, Turiddu' 6:34
  Scena  
11 Turiddu 'What do you want Santuzza' 3:52
  Lola's Song  
12 Lola 'Sweet flow'rs I bring you' 3:55
13 Santuzza 'No, no, Turiddu' 5:56
14 Santuzza 'Oh! So my prayer has been answered' 3:58
15 Alfio 'I'd like to thank you' 2:05
16 Intermezzo 3:59
  Scena Chorus and Brindisi  
17 Chorus 'The service is over this Easter' 2:52
18 Turiddu 'Neighbours, with a glass I meet you' 2:33
  Finale  
19 Alfio 'All the blessings of Easter!' 2:25
20 Turiddu 'Alfio, listen' 2:45
21 Turiddu 'The wine is making me talk nonsense' 6:00
   
 Dennis O'Neill tenor - Turiddu
 Nelly Miricioiu soprano - Santuzza
 Phillip Joll baritone - Alfio
 Diana Montague soprano - Lola
 Elizabeth Bainbridge contralto - Lucia
   
 David Parry
  3-5 August 1997