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Ruggero Leoncavallo

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Ruggero (or Ruggiero) Leoncavallo (23 April 18579 August 1919) was an Italian opera composer and librettist. [1]

81 relations: Ahmed ‘Urabi, Alexandria, Alfred de Musset, Are You There?, Arrigo Boito, Berlin, Berlin State Opera, Brissago, Calabria, Cavalleria rusticana, Chatterton (opera), Chicago Civic Opera, Cimitero delle Porte Sante, Coffeehouse, Composer, Concertgebouw, Der Roland von Berlin (opera), Enrico Caruso, Genoa, Geraldine Farrar, Giacomo Puccini, Giosuè Carducci, Giovacchino Forzano, Hippodrome, London, HMV, Honoré de Balzac, I Medici, Il piccolo Marat, Il trittico, Isma'il Pasha, Jürgen Maehder, John Warrack, Konrad Dryden, Konzerthaus, Vienna, La bohème, La bohème (Leoncavallo), La Fenice, La Scala, Libretto, Magistrate, Manon Lescaut (Puccini), Marston Records, Matteo Sansone (musicologist), Mattinata (Leoncavallo), Metropolitan Opera, Milan, Montalto Uffugo, Montecatini Terme, Montmartre, Music & Letters, ..., Music conservatories of Naples, Naples, National Dramatic Theatre, Opera, Operabase, Operetta, Orchestration, Pagliacci, Pietro Mascagni, Player piano, Plácido Domingo, Prince of Wales Theatre, Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Denis, Stanley Sadie, Symphonic poem, Tawfiq of Egypt, Teatro Adriano, Teatro Argentina, Teatro Carlo Felice, Teatro Dal Verme, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Teatro Lirico (Milan), Teatro Massimo, Teatro Regio (Turin), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, University of Bologna, Verismo (music), Vesti la giubba, Welte-Mignon, Zazà, Zingari. Expand index (31 more) »

Ahmed ‘Urabi

Colonel Ahmed ‘Urabi or Ourabi (أحمد عرابى, ˈæħmæd ʕouˈɾɑːbi in Egyptian Arabic; 31 March 1841 – 21 September 1911), widely known in English (and by himself) as Ahmad Ourabi, was an Egyptian nationalist, revolutionary and an officer of the Egyptian army.

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Alexandria (or; Arabic: الإسكندرية; Egyptian Arabic: إسكندرية; Ⲁⲗⲉⲝⲁⲛⲇⲣⲓⲁ; Ⲣⲁⲕⲟⲧⲉ) is the second-largest city in Egypt and a major economic centre, extending about along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country.

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Alfred de Musset

Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay (11 December 1810 – 2 May 1857) was a French dramatist, poet, and novelist.

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Are You There?

Are You There? is a "farcical musical play in two acts" composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo (with interpolations by Lewis F. Muir) with a book by Albert de Courville and lyrics by Edgar Wallace.

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Arrigo Boito

Arrigo Boito (24 February 1842 10 June 1918) (whose original name was Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni Boito and who wrote essays under the anagrammatic pseudonym of Tobia Gorrio), was an Italian poet, journalist, novelist, librettist and composer, best known today for his libretti, especially those for Giuseppe Verdi's operas Otello and Falstaff, and his own opera Mefistofele.

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Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Berlin State Opera

The Berlin State Opera (Staatsoper Unter den Linden) is a German opera company based in Berlin.

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Brissago is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

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Calabria (Calàbbria in Calabrian; Calavría in Calabrian Greek; Καλαβρία in Greek; Kalavrì in Arbëresh/Albanian), known in antiquity as Bruttium, is a region in Southern Italy.

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Cavalleria rusticana

Cavalleria rusticana (Italian for "rustic chivalry") is an opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, adapted from an 1880 and subsequent play by Giovanni Verga.

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Chatterton (opera)

Chatterton is a dramma lirico or opera in three acts (four acts in its original 1876 version) by Ruggero Leoncavallo.

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Chicago Civic Opera

The Civic Opera Company (1922–1931) was a Chicago company that produced seven seasons of grand opera in the Auditorium Theater from 1922 to 1928, and three seasons at its own Civic Opera House from 1929 to 1931 before falling victim to financial difficulties brought on in part by the Great Depression.

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Cimitero delle Porte Sante

Cimitero delle Porte Sante (The Sacred Doors Cemetery) is a monumental cemetery in Florence located within the fortified bastion of the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte.

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A coffeehouse, coffee shop or café (sometimes spelt cafe) is an establishment which primarily serves hot coffee, related coffee beverages (café latte, cappuccino, espresso), tea, and other hot beverages.

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A composer (Latin ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms.

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The Royal Concertgebouw (Koninklijk Concertgebouw) is a concert hall in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Der Roland von Berlin (opera)

Der Roland von Berlin is an opera in four acts by composer Ruggero Leoncavallo.

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Enrico Caruso

Enrico Caruso (25 February 1873 – 2 August 1921) was an Italian operatic tenor.

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Genoa (Genova,; Zêna; English, historically, and Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy.

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Geraldine Farrar

Alice Geraldine Farrar (February 28, 1882 – March 11, 1967) was an American soprano opera singer and film actress, noted for her beauty, acting ability, and "the intimate timbre of her voice." She had a large following among young women, who were nicknamed "Gerry-flappers".

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Giacomo Puccini

Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 29 November 1924) was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi".

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Giosuè Carducci

Giosuè Alessandro Giuseppe Carducci (27 July 1835 – 16 February 1907) was an Italian poet and teacher.

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Giovacchino Forzano

Giovacchino Forzano (19 November 1884 – 28 October 1970) was an Italian playwright, librettist, stage director, and film director.

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Hippodrome, London

The Hippodrome is a building on the corner of Cranbourn Street and Charing Cross Road in the City of Westminster, London.

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HMV Retail Ltd. is an entertainment retailing company (registered in England) operating in the United Kingdom.

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Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac (born Honoré Balzac, 20 May 1799 – 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright.

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I Medici

I Medici is an opera in four acts composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo, with a libretto by the composer.

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Il piccolo Marat

Il piccolo Marat is a dramma lirico or opera in three acts by the Italian composer Pietro Mascagni from a libretto by Giovacchino Forzano.

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Il trittico

Il trittico (The Triptych) is the title of a collection of three one-act operas, Il tabarro, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi, by Giacomo Puccini.

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Isma'il Pasha

Isma'il Pasha (إسماعيل باشا Ismā‘īl Bāshā, Turkish: İsmail Paşa), known as Ismail the Magnificent (31 December 1830 – 2 March 1895), was the Khedive of Egypt and Sudan from 1863 to 1879, when he was removed at the behest of the United Kingdom.

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Jürgen Maehder

Jürgen Maehder (born 1950) is a German musicologist and opera director.

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John Warrack

John Hamilton Warrack (born 1928, in London) is an English music critic, writer on music, and oboist.

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Konrad Dryden

Konrad Claude Dryden (born September 13, 1963) is an American author who has written extensively on Italian opera, particularly about the movement known as Verismo.

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Konzerthaus, Vienna

The Konzerthaus is a concert hall located in Vienna, Austria, which opened in 1913.

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La bohème

La bohème is an opera in four acts,Puccini called the divisions quadro, a tableau or "image", rather than atto (act).

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La bohème (Leoncavallo)

La bohème is an Italian opera in four acts, with music and libretto by Ruggero Leoncavallo, based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger.

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La Fenice

Teatro La Fenice ("The Phoenix") is an opera house in Venice, Italy.

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La Scala

La Scala (abbreviation in Italian language for the official name Teatro alla Scala) is an opera house in Milan, Italy.

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A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.

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The term magistrate is used in a variety of systems of governments and laws to refer to a civilian officer who administers the law.

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Manon Lescaut (Puccini)

Manon Lescaut is an opera in four acts by Giacomo Puccini, composed between 1890 and 1893.

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Marston Records

Marston Records is an independent American record label.

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Matteo Sansone (musicologist)

Matteo Sansone is an Italian musicologist who specializes in the study of 19th century Italian opera.

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Mattinata (Leoncavallo)

Do not confuse with songs of the same name by Ottorino Respighi and Paolo Tosti. Mattinata (English: "Morning") was the first song ever written expressly for the Gramophone Company (the present day HMV).

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Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera is an opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

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Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.

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Montalto Uffugo

Montalto Uffugo (Calabrian: Muntàvutu) is a city and comune of the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

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Montecatini Terme

Montecatini Terme is an Italian municipality (commune) of 21,095 inhabitants within the province of Pistoia in Tuscany, Italy.

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Montmartre is a large hill in Paris's 18th arrondissement.

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Music & Letters

Music & Letters is an academic journal published quarterly by Oxford University Press with a focus on musicology.

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Music conservatories of Naples

The Naples Conservatory of Music is a music school located in Naples, Italy.

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Naples (Napoli, Napule or; Neapolis; lit) is the regional capital of Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan.

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National Dramatic Theatre

The National Dramatic Theatre or National Theatre was a theatre in Rome, now demolished to build Via Nazionale.

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Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.

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Operabase is an online database of opera performances, opera houses and companies, and performers themselves as well as their agents.

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Operetta is a genre of light opera, light in terms both of music and subject matter.

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Orchestration is the study or practice of writing music for an orchestra (or, more loosely, for any musical ensemble, such as a concert band) or of adapting music composed for another medium for an orchestra.

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Pagliacci (literal translation, Clowns)The title is sometimes incorrectly rendered in English with a definite article as I pagliacci.

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Pietro Mascagni

Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni (7 December 1863 – 2 August 1945) was an Italian composer most noted for his operas.

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Player piano

A player piano (also known as pianola) is a self-playing piano, containing a pneumatic or electro-mechanical mechanism that operates the piano action via pre-programmed music recorded on perforated paper, or in rare instances, metallic rolls, with more modern implementations using MIDI.

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Plácido Domingo

José Plácido Domingo Embil, (born 21 January 1941), known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.

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Prince of Wales Theatre

The Prince of Wales Theatre is a West End theatre in Coventry Street, near Leicester Square in London.

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Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Denis

The Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Denis is a street in the 10th arrondissement of Paris.

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Stanley Sadie

Stanley John Sadie, CBE (30 October 1930 – 21 March 2005) was an influential and prolific British musicologist, music critic, and editor.

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Symphonic poem

A symphonic poem or tone poem is a piece of orchestral music, usually in a single continuous movement, which illustrates or evokes the content of a poem, short story, novel, painting, landscape, or other (non-musical) source.

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Tawfiq of Egypt

Mohamed Tewfik Pasha (محمد توفيق باشا, Muhammed Tevfik Paşa; April 30 or November 15, 1852 – January 7, 1892), also known as Tawfiq of Egypt, was khedive of Egypt and the Sudan between 1879 and 1892 and the sixth ruler from the Muhammad Ali Dynasty.

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Teatro Adriano

The Teatro Adriano (i.e. "Adriano Theater"), also known as Politeama Adriano and Cinema Adriano, is a cinema and former theatre located in Piazza Cavour, Rome, Italy.

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Teatro Argentina

The Teatro Argentina is an opera house and theatre located in Largo di Torre Argentina, a square in Rome, Italy.

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Teatro Carlo Felice

The Teatro Carlo Felice is the principal opera house of Genoa, Italy, used for performances of opera, ballet, orchestral music, and recitals.

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Teatro Dal Verme

The Teatro Dal Verme is a theatre in Milan, Italy located on the Via San Giovanni sul Muro, on the site of the former private theatre the Politeama Ciniselli.

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Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

The Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (Rome Opera House) is an opera house in Rome, Italy.

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Teatro Lirico (Milan)

The Teatro Lirico (known until 1894 as the Teatro alla Canobbiana) is a theatre in Milan, Italy.

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Teatro Massimo

The Teatro Massimo Vittorio Emanuele is an opera house and opera company located on the Piazza Verdi in Palermo, Sicily.

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Teatro Regio (Turin)

The Teatro Regio (Royal Theatre) is a prominent opera house and opera company in Turin, Piedmont, Italy.

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The New Grove Dictionary of Opera

The New Grove Dictionary of Opera is an encyclopedia of opera, considered to be one of the best general reference sources on the subject.

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University of Bologna

The University of Bologna (Università di Bologna, UNIBO), founded in 1088, is the oldest university in continuous operation, as well as one of the leading academic institutions in Italy and Europe.

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Verismo (music)

In opera, verismo ("realism", from vero, meaning "true") was a post-Romantic operatic tradition associated with Italian composers such as Pietro Mascagni, Ruggero Leoncavallo, Umberto Giordano, Francesco Cilea and Giacomo Puccini.

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Vesti la giubba

"" ("Put on the costume", often referred to as "On With the Motley", from the original 1893 translation by Frederic Edward Weatherly) is a famous tenor aria from Ruggero Leoncavallo's 1892 opera Pagliacci.

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Zazà is an opera by Ruggero Leoncavallo, with the libretto by the composer.

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(Gypsies), also known as Gli Zingari, is an opera in two acts by Ruggero Leoncavallo.

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