Italian Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945) is chiefly remembered as composer for the one-act opera Cavalleria Rusticana (Rustic Cavalry. As a conductor, he worked at La Scala. He became increasingly associated with the régime of Mussolini.
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Classical Archives: Pietro Mascagni
Biography and music files offered in MIDI format.
Mascagni, Pietro (1863 - 1945), Italy
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays.
Naxos: Pietro Mascagni
Biographical sketch, caricature, analysis of his operas, and discography.
Filmography from the Internet Movie Database showing the use of his works in motion pictures, particularly the Intermezzo from opera "Cavalleria rusticana."
Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)
Entry from the Lied and Art Song Texts Page with link to Italian text and English translation.
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