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Enrico Caruso: A Life - Narrated by David Thomson

An exploration of Caruso through lively narration and authentic recordings

Enrico Caruso (tenor)

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Caruso: A Life in Words and Music

4:05:04
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  • David Timson (reader)

King of Tenors: Enrico Caruso

1:05
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Verdi: 'Di quella pira' from Il trovatore

1:44
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Family background

6:34
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Cordiferro-Cardillo: 'Core 'ngrato'

4:31
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Early singing lessons

2:51
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Mascagni: 'Siciliana' from Cavalleria rusticana

2:12
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Caruso's first operatic roles

7:06
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Cottrau: 'Fenesta che lucive'

3:41
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More auditions and Enrico meets Puccini

3:06
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Puccini: 'Che gelida manina' (part 1) from La Boheme

1:45
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Caruso meets Ada Giachetti

1:11
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Puccini: 'Che gelida manina' (part 2)

2:25
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Enrico and Ada

3:14
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Giordano: 'Amor ti vieta' from Fedora

1:59
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1898: St Petersburg

1:08
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Verdi: 'Celeste Aida' from Aida

3:24
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The 'monarch-in-waiting'

2:50
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Puccini: 'E lucevan le stelle' from Tosca

2:42
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December 1990: debut at La Scala

2:01
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Donizetti: 'Una furtiva lagrima' from L'elisir d'amore

4:17
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Humiliation in Naples

3:11
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Franchetti: 'Studenti, udite' from Germania

2:31
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1900: Gaisberg records Caruso

3:04
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Verdi: 'Questa o quella' from Rigoletto

2:20
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1902: Covent Garden debut with Nelly Melba

4:11
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De Crescenzo: 'Tarantella sincera'

3:40
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1903: Caruso joins the New York Metropolitan Opera

2:26
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Verdi: 'La donna e mobile' from Rigoletto (1904 version)

2:08
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The 'King' is crowned

3:16
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Donizetti: 'Chi mi frena in tal momento?' from Lucia di Lammermoor

4:19
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1904-6: international touring

6:05
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Bizet: 'La fleur que tu m'avais jetee' from Carmen

3:53
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An earthquake and a brush with the press

9:04
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Puccini: 'Addio, dolce svegliare alla mattina' from La Boheme

3:25
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1906: La Boheme at the Met.

1:13
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Puccini: 'Non ve l'avevo detto?' from Madama Butterfly

3:58
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Caruso's health

4:25
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Verdi: 'Di quella pira' from Il trovatore

1:44
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1908: family upsets

3:36
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Leoncavallo: 'Vesti la giubba' from Pagliacci

3:20
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Family and health problems

4:27
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The 1909-10 season at the Met.

0:38
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Ponchielli: 'Cielo e mar!' from La Gioconda

2:49
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Mafia interest and a recording contract

4:23
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Puccini: 'Recondita armonia' from Tosca

2:32
$1.05

Ill health

7:37
$2.10

1912-13: back at the Met.

1:35
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Puccini: 'O soave fanciulla' from La Boheme

3:30
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1913-14: Covent Garden, Tosca and Aida

3:27
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Verdi: 'Di' tu se fedele' from Un ballo in maschera

3:04
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The war years

2:19
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Saint-Saens: 'Vois ma misere' from Samson et Dalila

4:37
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Fund-raising concerts

6:43
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Rossini: 'La danza'

3:26
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Caruso's daily routine

5:14
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Caruso's private life

4:32
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O' Hara: 'Your eyes have told me what I did not know'

2:06
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1918-20: marriage to Dorothy Park Benjamin

1:09
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Verdi: 'Solenne in quest'ora' from La forza del destino

4:23
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Dorothy in Italy; Caruso on tour

7:45
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Halevy: 'Rachel! Quand du seigneur' from La Juive

4:34
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1920: Cuba

6:11
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1920-21: injury and worsening health

8:12
$2.10

Verdi: 'Oh! mostruosa colpa!' from Otello

4:42
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Goodbye to the Met. - Caruso retires to Naples

1:25
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Cottrau: Neapolitan Song 'Addio a Napoli'

3:23
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The death of Caruso

6:29
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Verdi: 'La donna e mobile' from Rigoletto (1908 version)

2:17
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Caruso: A Life in Words and Music

4:05:04
$91.25
  • David Timson (reader)

King of Tenors: Enrico Caruso

1:05
$1.25

Verdi: 'Di quella pira' from Il trovatore

1:44
$1.25

Family background

6:34
$1.25
Show 65 remaining tracks for Caruso: A Life in Words and Music

Cordiferro-Cardillo: 'Core 'ngrato'

4:31
$1.25

Early singing lessons

2:51
$1.25

Mascagni: 'Siciliana' from Cavalleria rusticana

2:12
$1.25

Caruso's first operatic roles

7:06
$2.50

Cottrau: 'Fenesta che lucive'

3:41
$1.25

More auditions and Enrico meets Puccini

3:06
$1.25

Puccini: 'Che gelida manina' (part 1) from La Boheme

1:45
$1.25

Caruso meets Ada Giachetti

1:11
$1.25

Puccini: 'Che gelida manina' (part 2)

2:25
$1.25

Enrico and Ada

3:14
$1.25

Giordano: 'Amor ti vieta' from Fedora

1:59
$1.25

1898: St Petersburg

1:08
$1.25

Verdi: 'Celeste Aida' from Aida

3:24
$1.25

The 'monarch-in-waiting'

2:50
$1.25

Puccini: 'E lucevan le stelle' from Tosca

2:42
$1.25

December 1990: debut at La Scala

2:01
$1.25

Donizetti: 'Una furtiva lagrima' from L'elisir d'amore

4:17
$1.25

Humiliation in Naples

3:11
$1.25

Franchetti: 'Studenti, udite' from Germania

2:31
$1.25

1900: Gaisberg records Caruso

3:04
$1.25

Verdi: 'Questa o quella' from Rigoletto

2:20
$1.25

1902: Covent Garden debut with Nelly Melba

4:11
$1.25

De Crescenzo: 'Tarantella sincera'

3:40
$1.25

1903: Caruso joins the New York Metropolitan Opera

2:26
$1.25

Verdi: 'La donna e mobile' from Rigoletto (1904 version)

2:08
$1.25

The 'King' is crowned

3:16
$1.25

Donizetti: 'Chi mi frena in tal momento?' from Lucia di Lammermoor

4:19
$1.25

1904-6: international touring

6:05
$1.25

Bizet: 'La fleur que tu m'avais jetee' from Carmen

3:53
$1.25

An earthquake and a brush with the press

9:04
$2.50

Puccini: 'Addio, dolce svegliare alla mattina' from La Boheme

3:25
$1.25

1906: La Boheme at the Met.

1:13
$1.25

Puccini: 'Non ve l'avevo detto?' from Madama Butterfly

3:58
$1.25

Caruso's health

4:25
$1.25

Verdi: 'Di quella pira' from Il trovatore

1:44
$1.25

1908: family upsets

3:36
$1.25

Leoncavallo: 'Vesti la giubba' from Pagliacci

3:20
$1.25

Family and health problems

4:27
$1.25

The 1909-10 season at the Met.

0:38
$1.25

Ponchielli: 'Cielo e mar!' from La Gioconda

2:49
$1.25

Mafia interest and a recording contract

4:23
$1.25

Puccini: 'Recondita armonia' from Tosca

2:32
$1.25

Ill health

7:37
$2.50

1912-13: back at the Met.

1:35
$1.25

Puccini: 'O soave fanciulla' from La Boheme

3:30
$1.25

1913-14: Covent Garden, Tosca and Aida

3:27
$1.25

Verdi: 'Di' tu se fedele' from Un ballo in maschera

3:04
$1.25

The war years

2:19
$1.25

Saint-Saens: 'Vois ma misere' from Samson et Dalila

4:37
$1.25

Fund-raising concerts

6:43
$1.25

Rossini: 'La danza'

3:26
$1.25

Caruso's daily routine

5:14
$1.25

Caruso's private life

4:32
$1.25

O' Hara: 'Your eyes have told me what I did not know'

2:06
$1.25

1918-20: marriage to Dorothy Park Benjamin

1:09
$1.25

Verdi: 'Solenne in quest'ora' from La forza del destino

4:23
$1.25

Dorothy in Italy; Caruso on tour

7:45
$2.50

Halevy: 'Rachel! Quand du seigneur' from La Juive

4:34
$1.25

1920: Cuba

6:11
$1.25

1920-21: injury and worsening health

8:12
$2.50

Verdi: 'Oh! mostruosa colpa!' from Otello

4:42
$1.25

Goodbye to the Met. - Caruso retires to Naples

1:25
$1.25

Cottrau: Neapolitan Song 'Addio a Napoli'

3:23
$1.25

The death of Caruso

6:29
$1.25

Verdi: 'La donna e mobile' from Rigoletto (1908 version)

2:17
$1.25
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