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Large, Brian

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Most widely held works by Brian Large
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

57 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs, a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
Smetana by Brian Large( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Visual )

93 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power and radiance of the Lohengrin score express Wagner's deeply held belief that love is essentially mystical. The frail and lovely Elsa of Brabant is accused of murdering her own brother, but God sends a mysterious knight, Lohengrin, to defend her honor
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

55 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This unabbreveated version of Richard Strauss` The Rosenkavalier from Salzburg Festival 2014 is staged by legendary Harry Kupfer. The cast incl. Krassimira Stoyanova, Günther Groisböck, Sophie Koch, Mojca Erdman, Franz Welser-Möst and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra."--Container
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

68 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heston tells the story of La Bohème, visiting some of the featured Paris locations. The story is illustrated by scenes from the 1982 Royal Opera House production of La Bohème
Elektra : opera in one act by Richard Strauss( Visual )

37 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videocassette release of the opera by Richard Strauss based on Sophocles' play about the violent revenge of Elektra
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Visual )

62 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second segment of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, First day : the Valkyries, focuses on the lives of Siegmund and Sieglinde, children of Wotan and Erde
Martinů by Brian Large( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trollflöjten = The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pierre Audi's production of this blithe fable suggests an operatic Garden of Eden, enhanced by the primary coloured, story-book designs of Karel Appel. The tale of two young men undergoing a rite of passage to win their perfect spouse inspired Mozart's most tuneful yet sublime score -superbly brought to life by Riccardo Muti and a distinguished cast of international soloists."--Container
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Visual )

52 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among Wagner's mature operas, this is the only comedy. It is based on a true story of the guild of Meistersingers (Master singers). The town goldsmith announces that the winner of the Midsummer's Day song contest will win his daughter, but must also be or become a Mastersinger. The cobbler Hans Sachs (an actual historical figure) helps Walther compose a Mastersong with which to defeat his rival Beckmesser and win Eva
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

52 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luciano Pavarotti in his first Met Ballo heads an illustrious cast in the revolutionary production of Verdi's opera. His portrayal of the ill-fated Riccardo is 'peerless Pavarotti.' Also stars Aprile Millo
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

40 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manrico is in love with Leonora who is also coveted by Count di Luna. The two fight over her until the Count gains the upper hand by imprisoning Azucena and Manrico. He orders Manrico beheaded and learns only too late that Manrico is his long-believed-dead brother
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )

48 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cycle of four operas of Wagner's poems that are based on Scandinavian, Icelandic and Germanic sagas. The entire cycle was first performed in Bayreuth in 1876
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giuseppe Verdi's Otello: In what many believe to be the finest production of Othello in modern times, Plácido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa lead a world-class cast under the exquisite musical direction of Sir Georg Solti. An outstanding performance of the first of Verdi's two late Shakespearian operas, universally regarded as sublime masterpieces of grand opera. Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa lead an outstanding cast in this production of Giuseppe Verdi's operatic adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy Othello. The moor Otello (Domingo), proclaimed a hero after a great military victory, is driven by jealousy to murder when his devious comrade-in-arms Iago (Sergei Leiferkus) leads him (without cause) to doubt the fidelity of his wife, Desdemona (Te Kanawa). Georg Solti conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, under the leadership of Bradley Creswick
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

42 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production by Roberto De Simone of Verdi's Nabucco opened the 1986 season at La Scala, Milan. Recorded live at the opening night
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner( Visual )

48 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents scenes from the telecast performance of Tannhäuser on November 22 and December 20, 1982
Parsifal by Richard Wagner( Visual )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video tape of a live performance of Wagner's opera Parsifal
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Visual )

40 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third opera in the "Ring cycle." Siegfried follows the adventures of the son of demigods Siegmund and Sieglinde as he conquers his enemies and rescues the beauteous Brunnhilde with the help of his magic sword
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final segment of the "Ring cycle," Wagner brings the double tragedy of Wotan and Siegfried full circle. Brünnhilde declares that Wotan is all-powerful and everlasting. With helmet and gleaming armour, she rides through the air leading a resurrected Siegfried by the hand. Siegfried is reconciled with Wotan, and society is cured of its ills
Horowitz in Moscow by Vladimir Horowitz( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concert footage interspersed with documentary of Horowitz's return to Moscow
 
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