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Somma, Antonio 1809-1864

Overview
Works: 476 works in 1,426 publications in 13 languages and 9,275 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Drama  Interviews  Records and correspondence  Manuscripts  Pictorial works  Television adaptations  Archives  Librettos  Film adaptations 
Roles: Librettist, Author, Other, Creator, lbr, Contributor, Lyricist
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.10268
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Most widely held works by Antonio Somma
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

267 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at the Rome Opera House in June and July 1943
Un ballo in maschera = A masked ball : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

180 editions published between 1859 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,810 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 : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

154 editions published between 1859 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 1,024 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
Verdi's La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

-- Engaging Commentary and Analysis about the composer, the opera and its characters.-- Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples-- A complete Libretto (newly translated) that incorporates Music Highlight Examples-- A Discography-- A Videography-- A Dictionary of Opera and Musical TermsEach Opera Classics Library edition is a comprehensive guide and complete analysis and evaluation of a specific opera; each is a unique "encyclopedia" that integrates important and pertinent information about each timeless classic. The objective of Opera Classics Library is to unlock opera's mysteries for the general audience, and enlighten and educate. Understanding and knowledge are the master keys to enhance enjoyment and appreciation of this great art form.Alexandre Dumas, in the final words of his novel, La Dame aux Camelias, dutifully summed up the sense of poignancy that became the basis of one of Verdi's most treasured operas: "Sleep in peace, Marguerite! Much will be forgiven you for you have greatly loved." La Traviata is an intimate portrait of a woman's agonizing defeat against the forces of destiny. Verdi's music score is a tone poem that musically captures the story's profound human passions and psychological depth
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

64 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 878 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
A masked ball [Highlights] by Giuseppe Verdi( )

7 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustavo III by Giuseppe Verdi( )

4 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Italian and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion, loyalty and political conspiracy are the three pillars of this drama
Un ballo in maschera : melodramma in tre atti by Antonio Somma( Book )

45 editions published between 1862 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libretto en inleidende artikelen over de opera van de Italiaanse componist (1813-1901)
VERDI, G.: Baritone Arias Collection (Gazale) (complete versions and orchestral backing tracks)( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1901 and 1928 in German and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carteggio Verdi-Somma by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Italian and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudio Abbado conducts a Verdi gala from Berlin by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 37 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
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

VHS. Set in 18th-century Boston on the eve of the American Revolution, this production portrays a time of unrest and transition, when the conflict between civic obligation and personal desire is drawn into ever sharper focus
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Italian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live performance, filmed for Japanese television in 1967, of Verdi's opera about friendship, frustrated love, jealousy, murder and foriveness, set in Boston on the eve of the American Revolution
Un ballo in maschera : melodramma in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Italian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spectacle musical sur scène enregistré en direct au Teatro Regio di Parma les 1, 5, 9, 13, 20 et 23 octobre 2011
Ein Maskenball Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

2 editions published in 1980 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2002 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Somma 1809-1864

Somma, Antonio

Somma, Antonio 1809-1865

Somma, N.

Somma N. 1809-1865

أنتونيو سوما، 1809-1864

ソンマ, アントーニオ

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Un ballo in maschera : opera in three acts