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Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)

Overview
Works: 2,132 works in 5,438 publications in 6 languages and 100,458 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Televised operas  Operas  Filmed operas  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Stories, plots, etc  Live sound recordings  Opera films 
Roles: Performer, Producer, Production personnel, Creator, Other, Actor, Distributor, Singer, Donor, orc, Editor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
 
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Most widely held works by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of poor artists in Paris. Rodolfo falls in love with Mimi who is ill and dies. Giacomo Puccini's fourth and best loved opera
The Metropolitan Opera stories of the great operas( Book )

in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of Verdi's opera, telling the story of a beautiful courtesan dying from consumption, her love for a poor nobleman and the sacrifices she makes for him
Tosca : opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

38 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Luciano Pavarotti's Cavaradossi in Tosca was his most celebrated role at the Met. It was captured for posterity in Tito Gobbi's famous production in 1978, with Shirley Verrett in the title role and the tenor in his glorious prime."--Page 4 of cover
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the 301st Metropolitan Opera performence of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor conducted by Richard Bonynge and recorded live on November 13, 1982. Starring Joan Sutherland and Alfredo Kraus
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a Chinese princess who has her suitors that can't answer 3 riddles executed and how she eventually discovers love with a prince
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

34 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's masterful setting of Shakespeare's famous tragedy is filled with dark colors and vivid emotions. The music brilliantly depicts the souls of troubled Macbeth and his conniving, relentless wife. Bringing Verdi's vision to life requires not only great singers, but great actors as well--Cornell MacNeil and Irene Dalis excel in the challenge. From the first encounter with the witches to the murder of the King and the gradual disintegration of their souls, this couple masterfully conveys all the horror and pathos both Verdi and Shakespeare intended
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

34 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's immortal tragedy about the clash of true love with social convention has seldom been as poignant as in this broadcast. The sensational Italian tenor Giuseppe Di Stefano, in his second season at the Met, offers his first Alfredo with the company--a tender, romantic, and gorgeously sung performance that perfectly matches Eleanor Steber's sumptuous and touching Violetta. Robert Merrill, heard here at the beginning of his career, would go on to make the role of Germont one of his calling cards
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

55 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For a generation of opera lovers, Rise Stevens was the Carmen. Her husky, insinuating voice was the embodiment of Bizet's gypsy temptress. Taken from a February 16, 1952 broadcast, this two CD set sees the legendary Fritz Reiner conducting the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus in this unforgettable performance
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Egyptian soldier falls in love with his Ethiopian captive
Trollflöjten = The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in German and English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridged production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera The Magic Flute for television
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

38 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera on February 16, 1980. Conducted by Giuseppe Patané. Starring Katia Ricciarelli, Judith Belgen, Luciano Pavarotti
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in German and English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment of the "Ring" cycle, Das Rheingold is concerned with a precious treasure -- the Rhinegold -- which, if made into a ring, would enable the wearer dominion over the world, however, whoever would steal the gold would have to renounce love
Sing me a story : the Metropolitan Opera's book of opera stories for children by Jane Rosenberg( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and Hebrew and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated retelling of the plots of fifteen well-known operas
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Visual )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in German and English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videorecording of a performance sung in German of the second part of Wagner's Ring Cycle at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, in 1989
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in Italian and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Schippers leads a superlative cast in one of Donizetti's most beloved comic operas. This two disc set was taken from a live performance on March 5, 1966 and features Carlo Bergonzi as Nemorino and Roberta Peters as Adina
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

43 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story might be classic and eternal, but it's always fresh--especially with a cast like this one. As Mimì and Rodolfo, Licia Albanese and Giuseppe Di Stefano will make you feel like you're falling in love for the very first time. The headiness of the first meeting, the almost unbearable pain of parting, the poignancy of reconciliation--it's all conveyed with a vividness that will thrill and then break your heart. Hilde Gueden sparkles as the tempestuous Musetta, who sets her cap for Frank Guarrera (Marcello). The great Cesare Siepi is Colline
Le nozze di Figaro : K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

28 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in Italian and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With James Levine's masterful conducting, Mozart's sublime score works its colorful magic in this upstairs/downstairs drama. Ruggero Raimondi (Figaro) and Kathleen Battle (Susannah) are the servants, caught up in the ongoing domestic drama of the Count and Countess (Thomas Allen and Carol Vaness). Only all is not what it seems, and the battle lines keep shifting in the most unexpected ways. Frederica von Stade is Cherubino, the young page body who's in love with love and who keeps complicating everyone's best laid plans at exactly the wrong times
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in German and English and held by 621 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
The Barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

16 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This abridged holiday presentation for families of opera's most popular comedy, sung in English, features a cast of youthful Met stars: Isabel Leonard is the feisty Rosina, Alek Shrader is her suitor, Count Almaviva, and Rodion Pogossov is Figaro, the resourceful barber of the title. John Del Carlo sings as Rosina's foolish guardian, Dr. Bartolo, and Yves Abel conducts
 
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The Metropolitan Opera stories of the great operasTosca : opera in three actsLucia di LammermoorSing me a story : the Metropolitan Opera's book of opera stories for childrenThe toughest show on earth : my rise and reign at the Metropolitan OperaSaturday afternoons at the old Met : the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts, 1931-1950Sign-off for the old Met : the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts, 1950-1966