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Somma, Antonio 1809-1864

Overview
Works: 568 works in 1,792 publications in 9 languages and 12,800 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Filmed operas  Live sound recordings  Nonfiction films  Televised operas  Librettos  Filmed performances  Musical settings  Excerpts  Songs 
Roles: Librettist, Author, Other, Creator, lbr, lib, Contributor, Lyricist, Composer
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( )

280 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 4,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Dimitri Mitropoulous conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in a 1955 performance of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera that sees Marian Anderson reprise her history making role of Ulrica
Un ballo in maschera = A masked ball : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

209 editions published between 1859 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description du matériel d'orchestre : les parties d'harmonie sont toutes manuscrites. 3 parties de violon I, 3 parties de violon II, 2 parties d'alto, 5 parties de violoncelle et basse, 1 partie de piccolo, flûtes I et II, 1 partie de hautbois I et II, 1 partie de clarinettes I et II, 1 partie de bassons I et II, 1 partie de cors I et II, 1 partie de cors III et IV, 1 partie de trompettes I et II, 1 partie de trombones I et II, 1 partie de trombone III, 1 partie d'ophicléide, 1 partie de timbales, 1 partie de grosse caisse, 1 partie de harpe
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

106 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program notes and synopses in English, German, French and Spanish in container
Un ballo in maschera : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

94 editions published between 1861 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John F. Kennedy Center for the Peforming Arts, Roger L. Stevens, chairman, Martin Feinstein, executive director, The Kennedy Center presents New York City Opera, director: Julius Rudel, managing director: John S. White, "Un Ballo in Maschera," music by Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Antonio Somma (freely adapted from Scribe's "Gustav ou Le Bal Masque"), conducted by Imre Pallo, directed by David Hicks, assistant to Mr. Hicks: Philippe de Bros, sets designed by Eoin Sprott, costumes designed by Jose Varona, lighting by Hans Sondheimer, chorus master: George Branson Gray
A masked ball by Giuseppe Verdi( )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustavo III by Giuseppe Verdi( )

9 editions published in 2003 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ballo in maschera : melodrama in tre atti by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

90 editions published between 1859 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libretto en inleidende artikelen over de opera van de Italiaanse componist (1813-1901)
Claudio Abbado conducts : a Verdi gala from Berlin by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This New Year's Eve concert was performed to celebrate the end of the year 2000 and the beginning of the Verdi year of celebrations. The Berlin Philharmonic, led by maestro Claudio Abbado, commemorates the 100th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's death by performing portions of his greatest work
Gran gala di Verdi by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2001, during the Verdi commemorative year, some of the finest singers of our time assembled in Parma to honour the maestro's memory in a Gran Gala di Verdi. Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, José Cura, Marcelo Alvarez, Barbara Frittoli and Leo Nucci, to name but a few, joined the Coro del Festival Verdi and the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino under Zubin Mehta to perform some of the most popular opera arias ever. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) wrote 28 operas in all, including La Traviata, Aida, Nabucco and Rigoletto. A considerable number of them were world successes and have remained fixtures in every opera house's repertory throughout the last century
Un ballo in maschera : melodramma in tre atti by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

19 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ballo in maschera = Ein Maskenball : Oper in drei Akten by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Italian and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion, loyalty and political conspiracy are the three pillars of this drama
Ein Maskenball : Un ballo in maschera : in der Originalsprache (Italienisch mit Deutscher Übersetzung) by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

50 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in German and Italian and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia, oder, Ein Maskenball : Oper in fünf Aufzügen by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

26 editions published between 1900 and 1928 in German and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carteggio Verdi-Somma by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Italian and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Maskenball : Oper in drei Akten by Giuseppe Verdi( )

21 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Maskenball = Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1995 in German and Italian and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Per il "Re Lear" by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ballo in maschera : opera in 3 acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un bal masqué mélodramme en trois actes by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

8 editions published between 1863 and 1981 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opere scelte by Antonio Somma( Book )

6 editions published in 1868 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Un ballo in maschera = A masked ball : opera in three acts
Alternative Names
Antonio Somma Italiaans journalist (1809-1864)

Antonio Somma Italian opera librettist

Somma 1809-1864

Somma, A.

Somma Antonio

Somma N. 1809-1865

Антоніо Сомма

Сомма, Антонио

אנטוניו סומה

أنتونيو سوما، 1809-1864

ソンマ, アントーニオ

Languages
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Un ballo in maschera : opera in three actsEin Maskenball : Un ballo in maschera : in der Originalsprache (Italienisch mit Deutscher Übersetzung)