Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music

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  • Release Date: 10/21/2003
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 636943813126
  • Catalog Number: 8558131-34

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: King of Tenors: Enrico Caruso - David Timson & David Timson (1:05)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  2. 2 Il Trovatore, opera: Di quella pira - Enrico Caruso & Giuseppe Verdi (1:44)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  3. 3 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Family background - David Timson & David Timson (6:34)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  4. 4 Core 'ngrato (Catari), for voice & orchestra - Salvatore Cardillo & Enrico Caruso (4:31)
    Composed bySalvatore Cardillo
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  5. 5 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Early Singing Lessons - David Timson & David Timson (2:51)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  6. 6 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Siciliana - Enrico Caruso & Pietro Mascagni (2:12)
    Composed byPietro Mascagni
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  7. 7 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Caruso's first operatic roles - David Timson & David Timson (7:06)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  8. 8 Fenesta Che Lucive for voice & orchestra - Enrico Caruso & Guglielmo Cottrau (3:41)
    Composed byGuglielmo Cottrau
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  9. 9 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: More auditions and Enrico meets Puccini - David Timson & David Timson (3:06)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  10. 10 La bohème, opera: Che gelida manina (Part 1) - Enrico Caruso & Giacomo Puccini (1:45)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  11. 11 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Caruso meets Ada Giachetti - David Timson & David Timson (1:11)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  12. 12 La bohème, opera: Che gelida manina (Part 2) - Enrico Caruso & Giacomo Puccini (2:25)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  13. 13 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Enrico and Ada - David Timson & David Timson (3:14)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  14. 14 Fedora, opera: Amor ti vieta - Enrico Caruso & Umberto Giordano (1:59)
    Composed byUmberto Giordano
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  15. 15 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1898: St. Petersburg - David Timson & David Timson (1:08)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  16. 16 Aida, opera: Celeste Aida - Enrico Caruso & Giuseppe Verdi (3:24)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  17. 17 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: The 'monarch-in-waiting' - David Timson & David Timson (2:50)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  18. 18 Tosca, opera: E lucevan le stelle - Enrico Caruso & Giacomo Puccini (2:42)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  19. 19 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: December 1900: debut at La Scala - David Timson & David Timson (2:01)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  20. 20 L'elisir d'amore, opera: Una furtiva lagrima - Enrico Caruso & Gaetano Donizetti (4:17)
    Composed byGaetano Donizetti
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
Disc 2
  1. 1 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Humiliation in Naples - David Timson & David Timson (3:11)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  2. 2 Germania, opera: Studenti, udite - Enrico Caruso & Alberto Franchetti (2:31)
    Composed byAlberto Franchetti
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  3. 3 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1900: Gaisberg records Caruso - David Timson & David Timson (3:04)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  4. 4 Rigoletto, opera: Questa o quella - Enrico Caruso & Giuseppe Verdi (2:20)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  5. 5 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1902: Covent Garden debut with Nelly Melba - David Timson & David Timson (4:11)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  6. 6 Tarantella Sincera for voice & orchestra - Enrico Caruso & Vincenzo De Crescenzo (3:40)
    Composed byVincenzo De Crescenzo
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  7. 7 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1903: Caruso joins the New York Metropolitan Opera - David Timson & David Timson (2:26)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  8. 8 Rigoletto, opera: La donna è mobile (1904 version) - Enrico Caruso & Giuseppe Verdi (2:08)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  9. 9 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: The 'King' is crowned - David Timson & David Timson (3:16)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  10. 10 Lucia di Lammermoor, opera: Chi mi frena in tal momento? - Enrico Caruso & Gaetano Donizetti (4:19)
    Composed byGaetano Donizetti
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  11. 11 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1904-6: international touring - David Timson & David Timson (6:05)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  12. 12 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée - Enrico Caruso & Georges Bizet (3:53)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  13. 13 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: An earthquake and a brush with the press - David Timson & David Timson (9:04)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  14. 14 La bohème, opera: Addio, dolce svegliare alla mattina - Enrico Caruso & Giacomo Puccini (3:25)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  15. 15 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1906: La Bohème at the Met. - David Timson & David Timson (1:13)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  16. 16 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Non ve l'avero detto? - Enrico Caruso & Giacomo Puccini (3:58)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
Disc 3
  1. 1 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Caruso's health - David Timson & David Timson (4:25)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  2. 2 Il Trovatore, opera: Di quella pira - Enrico Caruso & Giuseppe Verdi (1:44)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  3. 3 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1908: family upsets - David Timson & David Timson (3:36)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  4. 4 Pagliacci, opera: Vesti la giubba - Enrico Caruso & Ruggero Leoncavallo (3:20)
    Composed byRuggero Leoncavallo
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  5. 5 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Family and health problems - David Timson & David Timson (4:27)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  6. 6 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: The 1909-10 season at the Met - David Timson & David Timson (0:38)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  7. 7 La Gioconda, opera in 4 acts: Cielo e mar! - Enrico Caruso & Amilcare Ponchielli (2:49)
    Composed byAmilcare Ponchielli
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  8. 8 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Mafia interest and a recording contract - David Timson & David Timson (4:23)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  9. 9 Tosca, opera: Recondita armonia - Enrico Caruso & Giacomo Puccini (2:32)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  10. 10 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Ill health - David Timson & David Timson (7:37)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  11. 11 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1912-13: back at the Met. - David Timson & David Timson (1:35)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  12. 12 La bohème, opera: O soave fanciulla - Enrico Caruso & Giacomo Puccini (3:30)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  13. 13 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1913-1914: Covent Garden, Tosca and Aida - David Timson & David Timson (3:27)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  14. 14 Un ballo in maschera, opera: Di' tu se fedele - Enrico Caruso & Giuseppe Verdi (3:04)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  15. 15 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: The war years - David Timson & David Timson (2:19)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  16. 16 Samson et Dalila, opera in 3 acts, Op. 47: Vois ma misère - Enrico Caruso & Camille Saint-Saëns (4:37)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  17. 17 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Fund-raising concerts - David Timson & David Timson (6:43)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  18. 18 La danza. Tarantella Napolitana ("Già la luna è in mezzo al mare"), for voice & piano (Soirées musicales) - Enrico Caruso & Gioachino Rossini (3:26)
    Composed byGioachino Rossini
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
Disc 4
  1. 1 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Caruso's daily routine - David Timson & David Timson (5:14)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  2. 2 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Caruso's private life - David Timson & David Timson (4:32)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  3. 3 Your Eyes Have Told Me What I Did Not Know, for voice & piano - Enrico Caruso & Geoffrey O'Hara (2:06)
    Composed byGeoffrey O'Hara
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  4. 4 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1918-1920: marriage to Dorothy Park Benjamin - David Timson & David Timson (1:09)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  5. 5 La forza del destino, opera: Solenne in quest'ora - Enrico Caruso & Giuseppe Verdi (4:23)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  6. 6 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Dorothy in Italy; Caruso on tour - David Timson & David Timson (7:45)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  7. 7 La Juive, opera: Rachel! Quand du seigneur - Enrico Caruso & Jacques-François Fromental Halévy (4:34)
    Composed byJacques-François Fromental Halévy
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  8. 8 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1920: Cuba - David Timson & David Timson (6:11)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  9. 9 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: 1920-21: injury and worsening health - David Timson & David Timson (8:12)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  10. 10 Otello, opera: Oh! mostruosa colpa! - Enrico Caruso & Giuseppe Verdi (4:42)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  11. 11 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: Goodbye to the Met. - Caruso retires to Naples - David Timson & David Timson (1:25)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  12. 12 Addio a Napoli for voice & orchestra - Enrico Caruso & Teodoro Cottrau (3:23)
    Composed byTeodoro Cottrau
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  13. 13 Enrico Caruso: A Life in Words and Music: The Death of Caruso - David Timson & David Timson (6:29)
    Composed byDavid Timson
    Performed byDavid Timson
  14. 14 Rigoletto, opera: La donna è mobile (1908 version) - Enrico Caruso & Giuseppe Verdi (2:17)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
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