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Goldovsky, Boris

Overview
Works: 211 works in 409 publications in 4 languages and 4,179 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Biography  Stories, plots, etc  Drama  Interviews  Filmed interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Classical music radio programs 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Translator, Interviewee, Performer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Speaker, Correspondent, Narrator, Director
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Boris Goldovsky
Bringing opera to life; operatic acting and stage direction by Boris Goldovsky( Book )

13 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing soprano arias to life by Boris Goldovsky( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New in Paperback! This book supplies a soprano with nearly everything she may need to perform the operatic arias discussed. The 28 arias included are chosen from among those that are more popular and most widely studied and performed. There are descriptions of stage settings, with costume sketches by famed theatrical designer Leo Van Witsen. The heart of each discussion is a detailed descriptions of the sections of the area. While the scenic design may change from one production to another, the suggestions given for dramatic motivations, character building, and stage movement can be readily ad
Accents on opera : a series of brief essays stressing known and little known facts and facets of a familiar art by Boris Goldovsky( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen! : intermission scripts from the Met broadcasts by Boris Goldovsky( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of 26 of Goldovsky's intermission scripts in which he comments on perennial favorites, including Magic flute, Aida, Lucia di Lammermoor, Tosca, as well as on operas not so well known, such as La Gioconda, Jenufa, La forza del destino, among others. He uses the opera of the week as the basis for some intriguing idea
The Met in Boston( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1981 episode of Elliot Norton Reviews is a discussion with opera commentator Boris Goldovsky
Touring opera : a manual for small companies by Boris Goldovsky( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adult Mozart : a personal perspective by Boris Goldovsky( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New productions at the Met : 1976-77 season dramatic and musical analyses by Boris Goldovsky( Recording )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen! by Boris Goldovsky( Recording )

2 editions published in 1984 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Met moments : 60th anniversary season( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oh, how fleeting = Ach wie flüchtig by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen : opera in four acts by Georges Bizet( Recording )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en la obra de Prosper Merimée
Under the spreading chestnut tree by Jaromír Weinberger( Recording )

4 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La forza del destino : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

7 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro opera in four acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1991 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1989 in Italian and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BJORLING, Jussi (tenor). LOS ANGELES, Victoria de (soprano). MERRILL, Robert (baritone). REARDON, John 9baritone). CORENA, Fernando (bass). AMARAH, Lucine (soprano). NAHR, William (tenor). POWELL, Thomas (baritone). MONTE, George del (baritone). RCA VICTOR CHORUS. COLUMBUS BOYCHOIR. RCA VICTOR ORCHESTRA. BEECHAM, Thomas (conductor)
My road to opera : the recollections of Boris Goldovsky by Boris Goldovsky( Book )

4 editions published between 1942 and 1979 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wagner's powerful and wrenching tale of ill-fated love requires a cast of great singing actors, and that's just what this broadcast provides. Jon Vickers and Régine Crespin are the brother and sister who fall rapturously in love, only to be torn apart by death. The legendary Birgit Nilsson sings Brünnhilde, the Valkyrie of the title who is punished by her father (the magnificent Theo Adam as Wotan) for doing what he really wants her to do. Herbert von Karajan conducts his final Met performance
 
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Bringing soprano arias to life
Alternative Names
Boris Goldovsky American conductor

Boris Goldovsky Amerikaans dirigent (1908-2001)

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Languages
English (62)

Italian (19)

French (10)

German (1)

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