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Previn, André 1929-

Works: 4,806 works in 10,643 publications in 9 languages and 119,402 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Music  Musicals  Romance films  Biography  Biographical films  Rock films 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Composer, Instrumentalist, msd, Arranger, Narrator, Interviewee, Musician, Adapter, Author of introduction, Writer of accompanying material, Other, per, Contributor, Editor, Compiler, con, Speaker, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about André Previn
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My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

20 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrogant, irascible, and misogynistic professor of phonetics Henry Higgins believes that the accent and tone of one's voice determines a person's prospects in society. He boasts to a new acquaintance, Colonel Hugh Pickering--also an expert in phonetics--that he could teach any woman to speak so "properly" that he could pass her off as a duchess at an embassy ball. He chooses as an example a sassy, young working-class London flower seller from the slums, Eliza Doolittle, who has a strong Cockney accent. Can Higgins turn Eliza into a duchess? And will Eliza care to remain a lady for long? When the humble flower girl blossoms into the toast of London's elite, her teacher may have a lesson or two to learn himself
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiography, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Jesus Christ superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dazzling interpretation of the hit rock opera tells the story of Christ's final weeks in a bold and epic producion
Arias by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elmer Gantry by Richard Brooks( Visual )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elmer is a fast-talking salesman living on shoeshines and off- color jokes when he meets up with the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer, a revivalist preacher who is dazzling the Bible Belt population. Hired to give testimony and raise a few dollars, Elmer discovers he has a true gift of gab and the minimum amount of divine inspiration needed to launch his career as a preacher. Unfortunately, his success is jeopardized when a prostitute and former girlfriend, Lulu Baines, crosses his path
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Thoroughly modern Millie' is the story of an innocent country girl who comes to the big city in search of a husband. Along the way she becomes the secretary of the rich and famous Trevor Graydon, befriends the sweet Miss Dorothy, fights off white slaver Mrs. Meers and hooks up with a lively paper clip salesman, Jimmy. In the end it takes a rich and nutty jazz baby like Muzzy to unravel all these complications, give a great party, and match up lovers
Carmina Burana by Carl Orff( )

63 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugune Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra are joined by the Rutgers University Choir, Janice Harsanyi, Rudolf Petrak, and Harve Presnell for this 1960 production of Orff's Carmina Burana
Orchestra by Michael Foss( Book )

12 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews met musici uit Engelse en Amerikaanse orkesten
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-armed stranger arrives in a tiny desert town, the locals possessing a dark past they want to keep secret, by any means necessary
Rhapsody in blue : an American in Paris ; Concerto in F by George Gershwin( Recording )

39 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irma la Douce by Billy Wilder( Visual )

39 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rookie policeman falls in love with a beautiful prostitute. Before long, he discovers the only way to keep her is to become her "business manager." He soon becomes insanely jealous of her customers. In despair, he devises a clever way to keep her all for himself, yet allow her to continue in her profession; but his plans backfire. There's only one person who can help him ... but will she believe him?
Gigi by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress
Bells are ringing by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen songs complement this film about an answering service girl who becomes involved with her clients
Belshazzar's feast by William Walton( Recording )

50 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William stone, Bariton ; Atlanta Symphony orchestra and chorus ; Robert Shaw
Cinderella Classical symphony by Sergey Prokofiev( )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2009 and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andre Previn's guide to the orchestra : with chapters on the voice, keyboards, mechanical, and electronic instruments by Andr Previn( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... presents a comprehensive, richly illustrated guide to the modern symphony orchestra--its history, music, and performance, including a special section on the human voice ... [also] explains the instruments of the orchestra under their traditional family headings: strings, brass, percussion, and woodwinds ..."
My fair lady by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

77 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how a British diction teacher takes a young cockney flower seller and turns her into a lady by changing her speech
The Easy winners by Scott Joplin( Recording )

23 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fortune cookie by Billy Wilder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A TV cameraman, trampled by a half-back while shooting a football game, and his shyster brother-in-law team up to defraud an insurance company in a million dollar law suit
Concierto de Aranjuez Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Joaqun Rodrigo( )

20 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Andr Previn Amerikaans componist

Andr Previn pianista, direttore d'orchestra e compositore tedesco

Andr Previn US-amerikanischer Pianist, Komponist und Dirigent

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Prewin, Andreas, 1929-

Priwin, Andreas Ludwig.

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