56 relations: Alberto Franchetti, Alfredo Catalani, Andrea Chénier, Aureliano Pertile, Émile Zola, Bel canto, Carmen, Cavalleria rusticana, César Vezzani, Enrico Caruso, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Eugen d'Albert, Eugenia Burzio, Eugenio Giraldoni, Francesco Cilea, Franco Alfano, Franco Leoni, Georges Bizet, Giacomo Puccini, Giovane scuola, Giovanni Verga, Giuseppe Verdi, Gustave Charpentier, I gioielli della Madonna, Ignatz Waghalter, Il tabarro, Iris (opera), Isabeau, Jules Massenet, L'amico Fritz, La fanciulla del West, La Navarraise, La traviata, Legato, Licinio Refice, Lina Bruna Rasa, Louise (opera), Madama Butterfly, Mario Sammarco, Naturalism (literature), Opera, Pagliacci, Parisina (Mascagni), Phonograph record, Pietro Mascagni, Riccardo Zandonai, Rosa Ponselle, Ruggero Leoncavallo, The Record of Singing, Tiefland (opera), ..., Titta Ruffo, Tosca, Umberto Giordano, Verismo (literature), Verismo (painting), Vibrato. Expand index (6 more) » « Shrink index
Alberto Franchetti (18 September 18604 August 1942) was an Italian opera composer.
Alfredo Catalani (19 June 1854 – 7 August 1893) was an Italian operatic composer.
Andrea Chénier is a verismo opera in four acts by Umberto Giordano, set to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica, and first performed on 28 March 1896 at La Scala, Milan.
Aureliano Pertile (9 November 1885, Montagnana - 11 January 1952, Milan) was an Italian lyric-dramatic tenor.
Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola (2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism.
Bel canto (Italian for "beautiful singing" or "beautiful song"), along with a number of similar constructions ("bellezze del canto"/"bell'arte del canto"), is a term relating to Italian singing.
Carmen is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet.
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.
César Vezzani (8 August 1888 – 11 November 1951) was a French/Corsican operatic tenor who became a leading exponent of French grand opera through several decades.
Enrico Caruso (25 February 1873 – 2 August 1921) was an Italian operatic tenor.
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (born Ermanno Wolf) (January 12, 1876 – January 21, 1948) was an Italian composer and teacher.
Eugen (originally Eugène) Francois Charles d'Albert (10 April 18643 March 1932) was a Scottish-born German pianist and composer.
Eugenia Burzio (13 June 1882 – 16 May 1922) was an Italian operatic soprano known for her vibrant voice and passionate style of singing.
Eugenio Giraldoni (20 May 1871, Marseille – 23 June 1924, Helsinki) was an Italian operatic baritone who enjoyed a substantial international career.
Francesco Cilea (also Cilèa; Palmi, 23 July 1866 – Varazze, 20 November 1950) was an Italian composer.
Franco Alfano (8 March 1875 in Posillipo, Naples – 27 October 1954 in Sanremo) was an Italian composer and pianist, best known today for his opera Risurrezione (1904) and above all for having completed Puccini's opera Turandot in 1926.
Franco Leoni (24 October 1864 – 8 February 1949) was an Italian opera composer.
Georges Bizet (25 October 18383 June 1875), registered at birth as Alexandre César Léopold Bizet, was a French composer of the romantic era.
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".
The giovane scuola ("young school") refers to a group of Italian composers (mostly operatic) who succeeded Verdi and flourished in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Giovanni Carmelo Verga (2 September 1840 – 27 January 1922) was an Italian realist (Verismo) writer, best known for his depictions of life in his native Sicily, especially the short story (and later play) "Cavalleria rusticana" and the novel I Malavoglia (The House by the Medlar Tree).
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian opera composer.
Gustave Charpentier (25 June 1860 – 18 February 1956) was a French composer, best known for his opera Louise.
I gioielli della Madonna (English: The Jewels of the Madonna) is an opera in three acts by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari to an Italian libretto by and Enrico Golisciani, based on news accounts of a real event.
Ignatz Waghalter (15 March 1881 – 7 April 1949) was a Polish-German composer and conductor.
Il tabarro (The Cloak) is an opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giuseppe Adami, based on Didier Gold's play La houppelande.
Iris is an opera in three acts by Pietro Mascagni to an original Italian libretto by Luigi Illica.
Isabeau is a leggenda drammatica or opera in three parts by Pietro Mascagni, 1911, from an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica.
Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet (12 May 184213 August 1912) was a French composer of the Romantic era best known for his operas, of which he wrote more than thirty.
L'amico Fritz is an opera in three acts by Pietro Mascagni, premiered in 1891 from a libretto by P. Suardon (Nicola Daspuro) (with additions by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti), based on the French novel L'ami Fritz by Émile Erckmann and Pierre-Alexandre Chatrian.
La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the West) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by and, based on the play The Girl of the Golden West by the American author David Belasco.
La Navarraise is an opera in two acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Jules Claretie and Henri Cain, based on Claretie's short story La Cigarette.
La traviata (The Fallen Woman)Meadows, p. 582 is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
In music performance and notation, legato (Italian for "tied together"; French lié; German gebunden) indicates that musical notes are played or sung smoothly and connected.
Licinio Refice (Patrica, February 12, 1883 – Rio de Janeiro, September 11, 1954) was an Italian composer and priest.
Lina Bruna Rasa (24 September 1907 – October 1984) was an Italian operatic soprano.
Louise is an opera in four acts by Gustave Charpentier to an original French libretto by the composer, with some contributions by Saint-Pol-Roux, a symbolist poet and inspiration of the surrealists.
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
(Giuseppe) Mario Sammarco (13 December 1868, although some sources say 1867 – 24 January 1930) was an Italian operatic baritone noted for his acting ability.
The term naturalism was coined by Émile Zola, who defines it as a literary movement which emphasizes observation and the scientific method in the fictional portrayal of reality.
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.
Pagliacci (literal translation, Clowns)The title is sometimes incorrectly rendered in English with a definite article as I pagliacci.
Parisina is a tragedia lirica, or opera, in four acts by Pietro Mascagni.
A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni (7 December 1863 – 2 August 1945) was an Italian composer most noted for his operas.
Riccardo Zandonai (28 May 1883 – 5 June 1944) was an Italian composer.
Rosa Ponselle (January 22, 1897 – May 25, 1981), was an American operatic soprano with a large, opulent voice.
Ruggero (or Ruggiero) Leoncavallo (23 April 18579 August 1919) was an Italian opera composer and librettist.
The Record of Singing is a compilation of classical-music singing from the first half of the 20th century, the era of the 78-rpm record.
Tiefland (The Lowlands) is an opera in a prologue and three acts by Eugen d'Albert, to a libretto in German by Rudolph Lothar.
Titta Ruffo (9 June 1877 - 5 July 1953), born as Ruffo Titta Cafiero, was an Italian operatic baritone who had a major international singing career.
Tosca is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Umberto Menotti Maria Giordano (28 August 186712 November 1948) was an Italian composer, mainly of operas.
Verismo (from, meaning "true") was an Italian literary movement which peaked between approximately 1875 and the early 1900s.
The Verismo (meaning "realism", from Italian vero, meaning "true") refers to a 19th-century Italian painting style.
Vibrato (Italian, from past participle of "vibrare", to vibrate) is a musical effect consisting of a regular, pulsating change of pitch.