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Classic “Cav and Pag”

Italian tenor Franco Corelli

“Cav and Pag” almost sounds like a Napa Valley blend; it’s actually opera-lover lingo for “Cavalleria rusticana” by Pietro Mascagni and “Pagliacci” by Ruggero Leoncavallo. For lots of reasons, those two operas are bedfellows