WorldCat Identities

Mason, William

Works: 5 works in 5 publications in 1 language and 45 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Musical settings  Interviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: M1500.P977, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by William Mason
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Iphigénie en Tauride by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gluck's deeply moving masterpiece returned to the Met in 2007 after an absence of 90 years, featuring an all-star cast vibrantly conducted by Louis Langrée in his company debut. Oreste, sung by the incomparable Plácido Domingo, is hounded by the furies for murdering his mother. He has been shipwrecked on Tauris where he and his friend Pylade (Paul Groves) are condemned to die at the hands of the priestess Iphigénie (Susan Graham). At the sacrificial altar Oreste and Iphigénie suddenly realize they are brother and sister--and face slaughter by the angry king Thoas (William Shimell)
Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 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
The reign of king Christmas with his court and courtiers Jack Frist, snow-flake, fog, fun, and laughter ... a cantata ... by William Mason( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.35 for Madama But ... to 0.91 for The reign ...)