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Boito, Arrigo 1842-1918

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Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( )

419 editions published between 1933 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 8,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story: Act I. The action unfolds on Cyprus, under Venetian rule in the 16th century. The scene is outside the castle, residence of Otello, governor of the island, facing the port. It is night. A furious storm churns the sea, and a crowd of Venetian citizens and soldiers helplessly watch while the ship of the Moor Otello desperately tries to make it into port. Only Iago, one of Otello's men, does not participate in the general apprehension for the safety of his leader: he hates Otello, because Otello has promoted Cassio captain instead of him; he meditates revenge. The crowd is jubilant as Otello finally lands safely and announces that the Turkish fleet has been defeated. When the Moor enters the castle, the fireworks start and all drink to his victory. In the midst of the rejoicing, Iago starts to weave the scheme that will lead to his commander's downfall: he treacherously insinuates to Roderigo, who had revealed to Iago his love for Otello's wife, Desdemona, that Captain Cassio also feels the same affection for the woman. Then Iago gets Cassio drunk, and incites a fight between the two men, but the dangerous duel that starts between them is stopped by Montano. However, the peacemaker is wounded by Cassio. Iago sounds the alarm, swelling the episode out of proportion until the crowd is in tumult. Called back by the shouts and noise, Otello, falsely informed by Iago, punishes Cassio and demotes him. This is a first victory for Iago, who exults
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )

326 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 7,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 30-Apr. 15, 1932 at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

305 editions published between 1931 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elderly scholar Faust is returned to his youth by the satanic Mefistofeles for the pursuit of beauty and knowledge. In the sordid aftermath of two failed love affairs, he reflects on the illusory nature of worldly beauty, and through a mystical union with the divinity, dies redeemed
La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( )

186 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Renata Tebaldi wringing every bit of drama out of the title role, there are plenty of opportunities for goose bumps here. Add to that Carlo Bergonzi's glowing portrayal of the Enzo, the man she loves and the impassioned Fiorenza Cossotto as the woman he loves, plus one jealous husband (Bonaldo Giaiotti), and an Inquisition spy (Cornell MacNeil) bent on revenge, and you have operatic extravagance at its wonderful best, all set in romantic, mysterious 17th century Venice
Verdi's Othello by Giuseppe Verdi( )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 2,929 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
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( )

111 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

209 editions published between 1893 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 2,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description du matériel d'orchestre : 4*.3*.3*.3./4.3.3.1, timbales, grosse caisse, cymbales, triangle, cloche, harpe, cordes, musique de scène : guitare, cor, foglietto
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

65 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's famous opera is brought to vivid life in this magnificent production. The immortal tale of the noble Moor and his beautiful young wife, and of his lieutenant, whose jealousy and lust for power lead him to commit the ultimate treason. Otello is a figure larger than life, driven by his own jealousy to murder the woman he adores. Placido Domingo as Otello is at his peak in this role
La gioconda : "dramma lirico" in Italian in four acts by Burton D Fisher( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Ponchielli's LA GIOCONDA, featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer
Simon Boccanegra by Burton D Fisher( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mefistofele : opera in un prologo, quattro atti e un epilogo by Arrigo Boito( )

175 editions published between 1875 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nerone by Arrigo Boito( )

51 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Boccanegra : melodramma in un prologo e tre atti by Giuseppe Verdi( )

71 editions published between 1881 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La gioconda : an opera in four acts by Amilcare Ponchielli( )

95 editions published between 1876 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Verdi-Boito correspondence by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These 301 letters between Verdi and Bioto show a picture of daily life of European art and artists during the last decades of the 19th century
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 505 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
Otello : in full score by Giuseppe Verdi( )

5 editions published in 1986 in Italian and English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composer's penultimate opera displays a mastery of orchestration, harmony and vocal writing that ranks it as an undisputed masterpiece of the form. Reproduced from the authoritative Ricordi edition, this modestly priced volume makes the complete work available to opera lovers everywhere. New English translation of Italian frontmatter
La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( Visual )

52 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in four acts set in Renaissance Venice about a beautiful street singer and the men who love her
La Gioconda : opera in four acts by Amilcare Ponchielli( Book )

18 editions published between 1875 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Othello : a lyrical drama in four acts (founded on Shakespeare's tragedy) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

12 editions published between 1887 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Verdi's Othello
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Verdi's OthelloFalstaffOtelloMefistofele : opera in un prologo, quattro atti e un epilogoSimon Boccanegra : melodramma in un prologo e tre attiLa gioconda : an opera in four actsThe Verdi-Boito correspondenceSimon Boccanegra
Alternative Names
Almaviva 1842-1918

Almaviva, pseud.

Arrigo Boito

Arrigo Boito compositeur italien

Arrigo Boito compositor italiano (1842-1918)

Arrigo Boito Italiaans auteur

Arrigo Boito Italian opera composer and librettist of Verdi's opera ''Otello''

Arrigo Boito italienischer Schriftsteller und Komponist

Arrigo Boito olasz librettista, zeneszerző, író és költő

Arrigo Boito poeta, conposidor e libretista padoan

Boito.

Boito, A.

Boito, A. 1842-1918

Boito, A. (Arrigo)

Boito, A. (Arrigo), 1842-1918

Boito, Arriego

Boito, Arriego 1842-1918

Boito, Arrigo

Boito, Arrigo Enrico

Boito, Arrigo Enrico 1842-1918

Boito Enrico 1842-1918

Boito, Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni

Boito, Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni 1842-1918

Boito, Orrigo.

Bojto.

Bojto, A.

Bojto, Arrigo.

Gorio, Tobia

Gorio, Tobia 1842-1918

Gorrio, T.

Gorrio, Tobia.

Gorrio Tobia 1842-1918

Gorrio, Tobia, pseud.

Gorrio, Tobías, 1842-1918

Gorrio, Tobiasz.

Henricus Boito

Tobia-Gorrio

Αρρίγκο Μπόιτο Ιταλός συνθέτης, ποιητής και λιμπρεττίστας

Арриго Бойто итальянский композитор

Арріґо Бойто

Арыга Бойта

Горрио Т. 1842-1918

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בואיטו אריגו

آریگو بوئیتو

아리고 보이토

アッリーゴ・ボーイト

ボーイト

ボイト, アッリーゴ

ボイト, アリーゴ

阿里格·博伊托

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