#217 Tribute to Enrico Caruso

Thursday, February 22, 1973

George Jellinek celebrates the immortal music of tenor Enrico Caruso. Twelve recordings from various points in his career from 1902 to 1920 illustrate his inimitable voice. Starting with the Siciliana from Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and "Amor ti Vieta" from Giordano's Fedora to Halevy's La Juive, the opera in which he said farewell to the stage.

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