Cavalleria Rusticana 1968 - Herbert von Karajan Cavalleria rusticana is an opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, adapted from a play and short story written by Giovanni Verga.
Pietro Mascagni was an Italian composer. His 1890 masterpiece Cavalleria rusticana caused one of the greatest sensations in opera history and single-handedly ushered in the Verismo movement in Italian dramatic music.
Orchestre National de France directed by Georges Prêtre. a lovely depiction of conducting CAV RUST!
Gallett. Casino de Paris. Vintage Postcard Étoile 9 Serié. "Some sensation was caused recently by the fact that Dr. Goodchild arranged that Mlle. Gallet should whistle the Intermezzo from 'Cavalleria Rusticana' in his church. Mlle. Gallet has also whistled and sung in other places of worship in America." (Source: The Sketch - Dec. 26, 1906 at HathiTrust.org)