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Piave, Francesco Maria 1810-1876

Works: 4,025 works in 11,770 publications in 13 languages and 96,579 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Filmed operas  Live sound recordings  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Vocal scores  Romance films  Television adaptations  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Librettist, Author, Other, Creator, Performer, Contributor, Director, lib, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Editor, Honoree, 1bt, Composer, per, Interviewer
Classifications: M1500.V48, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Francesco Maria Piave
La Traviata : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

370 editions published between 1853 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 3,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Verdi's most popular operas, an exciting, deeply moving musical drama set in the intoxicating demi-monde of mid-19th century Paris, and long admired for the lyric beauty of its arias and ensembles and for the dramatic force and finesse of its orchestral scoring. Reprinted from the authoritative edition prepared by G. Ricordi, Milan
Rigoletto : opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

348 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the earliest Verdi operas remaining in the repertory. Tragic story of the jester and his daughter is remarkable for bold characterization, superb drama, glorious music filled with atmosphere and color. Reproduced from the standard Ricordi edition. Lists of characters and instruments
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

226 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-edged and post-modern production from the Zürich Opera of Verdi's Macbeth, which is based on Shakespeare's play of the same name; the tragedy of a king so blinded by ambition and paranoia that he senselessly murders those in his path eventually leading to his own demise
Ernani [opera in four acts] by Giuseppe Verdi( )

144 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary maestro Thomas Schippers conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and chorus in a December 1962 performance of Verdi's Ernani, which features a truly bravura performance by Carlo Bergonzi
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

227 editions published between 1000 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This legendary performance features a cast of Verdians that is among the greatest ever assembled for this opera. Zinka Milanov gives a passionate performance as Leonora, the aristocratic young woman in love with Don Alvaro, sung by the magnificent Richard Tucker. Leonard Warren is Don Carlo, Leonora’s brother, who mercilessly pursues the lovers after Alvaro accidentally kills his and Leonora’s father. Cesare Siepi as Padre Guardiano, Rosalind Elias as Preziosilla, and Fernando Corena as Fra Melitone complete the all-star lineup. Fritz Stiedry is on the podium
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

172 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clowning bartender, an angry mob boss, and an innocent daughter are brought to life in this story set in mob-controlled Little Italy during the 1950's
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

164 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Dec. 1988 at Sala Abanella, Milan
Camille by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

164 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Uses puppets and commentaries to outline the story of Verdi's "La Traviata", which is about the tragic romance of a frail wealthy girl and her impoverished suitor; and Donizetti's "Daughter of the Regiment" which is about Marie, found as an infant on the battlefield and adopted by a whole regiment of adoring fathers. Features Joan Sutherland and other singers
La forza del destino : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

236 editions published between 1862 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth : opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

230 editions published between 1847 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composition de l'orchestre: 2*.3*.3*.2. 4.2.3*.0, timbales, percussion, harpe et cordes
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

102 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Boccanegra, Doge of Genoa, is one of Verdi's most profound characters, a complex man ruled by love of family and devotion to country. The compelling, richly colored music of Simon Boccanegra vividly embodies the tangled personal passions and political rivalries of Renaissance Italy
The air I breathe by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

81 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two lovers who are separated, then pursued by her brother who is convinced that they are responsible for her father's death. The story is based on the premise that fate is inexorable, that there is no free choice
The force of destiny = La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

282 editions published between 1853 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English National Opera Guides are ideal companions to the opera. They provide stimulating introductory articles together with the complete text of each opera in English and the original
Simon Boccanegra : melodramma in un prologo e tre atti by Giuseppe Verdi( )

145 editions published between 1850 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stiffelio by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

48 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Stiffelio] Jose Carreras, Sylvia Sass, Matteo Manuguerra, WladimirGanzarolli, Ezio Di Cesare, Maria Venuti, Thomas Moser, Orf SymphonyOrchestra and Chorus, Vienna. Lamberto Gardelli, conductor
Verdi's Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, a complete newly translated Libretto with foreign language and english side-by-side, an in depth Commentary and Analysis, selected Discogaphy and Videography, and a Dictionary of Opera and Musical Terms
Un ballo in maschera : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

96 editions published between 1865 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 152 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
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Rigoletto : opera in four acts
Alternative Names
Autor:Francesco Maria Piave

Francesco Maria Piave Italiaans auteur

Francesco Maria Piave Italian librettist

Francesco Maria Piave italienischer Librettist und Regisseur

Franciscus Maria Piave

Piave , F. M.

Piave, F.M., 1810-1876

Piave, F. M. (Francesco Maria)

Piave, F. M. (Francesco Maria), 1810-1876

Piave, F. Maria 1810-1876

Piave, F. Maria (Francesco Maria)

Piave, F. Maria (Francesco Maria), 1810-1876

Piave, Fr. Maria.

Piave, Francesca Maria 1810-1876

Piave , Francesco

Piave, Francesco 1810-1876

Piave , Francesco M.

Piave, Francesco M. 1810-1876

Piave, Francesco M. (Francesco Maria), 1810-1876

Piave, Francesco Maria

Piave, Francisco Maria

Piave, Francisco Maria 1810-1876

Piave, Franz M. 1810-1876

Piave, Franz Maria 1810-1876

Piave, Jose Maria 1810-1876

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Pii︠a︡ve, Franchesko Marii︠a︡ 1810-1876

Φραντσέσκο Μαρία Πιάβε Ιταλός λιμπρεττίστας

Пиаве, Ф 1810-1876

Пиаве Ф. М. 1810-1876

Пиаве, Ф., (Франческо Мария), 1810-1876

Пьяве, Франческо Мария

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פיוה, פרנצ'סקו מריה 1810-1876

פרנצ'סקו מריה פיאבה

بيافي، فرانسسكو ماريا، 1810-1876

فرانشيسكو ماريا بيافي، 1810-1876

فرانچسکو ماریا پیاوه ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و مترجم ایتالیایی

피아베, 프란체스코 마리아 1810-1876

ピアーヴェ, フランチェスコ・マリア



Rigoletto : opera in four actsCamilleLa forza del destino : opera in three actsMacbeth : opera in four actsSimon BoccanegraThe air I breatheThe force of destiny = La forza del destinoSimon Boccanegra : melodramma in un prologo e tre atti