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Toscanini, Arturo 1867-1957

Works: 7,857 works in 12,545 publications in 5 languages and 85,270 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Concertos  Biographies  Drama  Biography  Symphonies  Suites  Overtures 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Arranger, Librettist, Composer, Instrumentalist, Other, Dedicatee, Artist, Honoree, Director, Interviewee, Narrator, Editor, Singer, Adapter
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

75 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's last work is his only major comedy and one of his crowning glories. Judith Raskin and Luigi Alva are the enchanting Fenton and Nannetta who want to be married even though her father, Ford (Frank Guarrera), objects. Ford's wife Alice (Phyllis Curtin) is being wooed by Falstaff (Ezio Flagello) who is also interested in Meg Page (Mildred Miller). Fortunately Dame Quickly (Fedora Barbieri) is a match for Falstaff and teaches him a lesson
Concerto no. 1 in B-flat minor, op. 23 by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

33 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

68 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arturo Toscanini played in the orchestra for the premiere of Otello and memorized all of Verdi's instructions and tempi; hence these precious recordings provide students and scholars with priceless information as the music dates from the time when Toscanini knew Verdi and knew precisely what he wanted
Overtures by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

22 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Da ist er wieder, jener ungemein "sprechende", rhetorisch geschärfte, vital pulsierende Beethoven, den Järvi schon in den Symphonien entdeckte. Die hier eingespielten Ouvertüren Beethovens, leider nur sechs von elf, sind die perfekte Ergänzung dazu. Fabelhaft, wie die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie die historisch informierte Spielpraxis verinnerlicht hat. Im knackig-trockenen Klangbild setzt Järvi auf grelle dynamische Kontraste und schroffe Akzente, gleichzeitig auf federnde Eleganz und Leichtigkeit. Das gilt zumal für Beethovens letzte Ouvertüre von 1822, "Die Weihe des Hauses" die seine nunmehr erlangte Meisterschaft im Umgang mit der Tradition demonstriert. Denn in dieser Festmusik ist Händels Pracht zu Beethovens Kunst verdichtet" (
Pictures at an exhibition by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Recording )

49 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progressive rock adaptation of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an exhibition
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

46 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Peerce, tenor Licia Albanese, soprano Francesco Valentino, baritone Anne McKnight, soprano NBC Symphony Orchestra Arturo Toscanini, conductor Libretto included
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

46 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Piano concerto no. 1 in B-flat minor, op. 23 by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

14 editions published between 1959 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The well loved team of Waltraud Meier and Placido Domingo join conductor Daniel Barenboim in a complete recording of Beethoven's intense and dramatic opera
Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Dukas by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

4 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

String quartets by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

3 editions published in 2000 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD-ROM track contains an interactive listening guide to the music and background articles
Concerto no. 2 in B-flat, op. 83 by Johannes Brahms( )

18 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

9 symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

14 editions published between 1939 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonies, . n 1,. op. 21,. do majeur. Beethoven, Ludwig van
The story of Arturo Toscanini by David Ewen( Book )

5 editions published between 1951 and 1964 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

54 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Pines of Rome ; Fountains of Rome ; Roman festivals by Ottorino Respighi( )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ottorino Respighi's Roman Trilogy (Onyx opts for "triptych") never seems to go out of fashion, certainly not Pines of Rome and Fountains of Rome. This is terrifically colourful and descriptive music, orchestrated with painterly mastery."
Concerto in D, op. 61 ; Concerto no. 3 in C minor, op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

7 editions published in 1990 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of conducting : great conductors of the past by Sue Knussen( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features sixteen of the great conductors of this century in rehearsal and performance. Archival footage complements first-hand recollections of these conductors by some of today's most eminent musicians
Vladimir Horowitz : Legendary RCA recordings by Vladimir Horowitz( )

8 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incidental music to A midsummer night's dream by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Arthurus Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini chef d'orchestre italien

Arturo Toscanini chef d'orchestre Italien né en 1867 et mort en 1957

Arturo Toscanini director de orquesta italiano

Arturo Toscanini direttore d'orchestra italiano

Arturo Toscanini dirigent fra Italia

Arturo Toscanini dyrygent włoski

Arturo Toscanini Italiaans politicus

Arturo Toscanini Italian conductor

Arturo Toscanini italienischer Dirigent

Arturo Toscanini Italy-born American conductor

Arturo Toscanini maestro italiano

Arturo Toscanini olasz karmester


Toscanini, A.

Toscanini, A. 1867-1957

Toscanini, A. (Arturo), 1867-1957

Toscanini, Arturo

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Toskanini A.

Toskanini, A. 1867-1957

Toskanini, Arturo.

Toskanīni, Arturo 1867-1957

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טוסקניני, ארטורו 1867-1957

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English (240)

Italian (208)

German (51)

French (20)

Japanese (2)