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Sterbini, Cesare 1784-1831

Works: 1,013 works in 2,207 publications in 5 languages and 22,200 library holdings
Genres: Filmed operas  Music videos  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Televised operas  Drama  Operas  Opera films  Filmed performances  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Librettist, Lyricist, Author, Other, Creator, Performer, 1bt, Contributor, Adapter, lib, Translator, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: M1500.R86, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cesare Sterbini
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

105 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1950 production of Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia features Lily Pons as Rosina, Giuseppe di Stefano as Count Almaviva and Giuseppe Valdengo as Figaro
Il barbiere di Siviglia komische oper in zwei Akten by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

117 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opera is based on Beaumarchais' comedy Le Barbier de Séville. The action occupies a single day, is set in Seville, and revolves around the devious efforts of the young Count Almaviva, aided by Figaro, the barber of Seville, to woo and marry Rosina, the ward of old Dr. Bartolo, who intends to wed the girl himself to acquire her dowry. After a hilarious series of machinations the young couple succeed in marrying against Bartolo's wishes
Torvaldo e Dorliska by Gioacchino Rossini( )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in Italian and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le livret est tiré du Chevalier de Fairblas, roman français de Jean-Baptiste de Coudray. Une femme sauve son mari emprisonné par un affreux tyran séducteur cousin de lignoble Scarpia selon certains qui a tenté de semparer delle, sans y réussir. Le climat doppression politique combiné avec une histoire damour conjugal nest pas sans rappeler Fidelio. Loriginalité de lopéra de Rossini réside dans un curieux mélange de cynisme et de légèreté
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Italian and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For his first opera production, Dario Fo, the theater director known for his brilliant wit, chose to stage Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia for the Netherlands Opera. First mounted in 1987, it was a huge success, and a live recording of its revival has been made
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in Italian and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comic opera based on Beaumarchais's Figaro characters. At the heart of the tale is Figaro and the love triangle of Count Almaviva, the willful Rosina, and her guardian with an ulterior motive, Bartolo
TEN TENORS (THE): Tenology - The Best So Far( )

in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il barbiere di Siviglia = The barber of Seville : a comic opera in two acts by Gioacchino Rossini( )

8 editions published between 1870 and 1957 in English and Italian and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of opera( )

1 edition published in 1995 in Italian and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossini's The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with Italian/English side-by side, and over 35 music highlight examples
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.40 (from 0.01 for Rossini's ... to 0.80 for The barber ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The barber of Seville
Alternative Names
Cesare Sterbini Italiaans librettist (1784-1831)

Cesare Sterbini Italian writer and librettist

Cesare Sterbini italienischer Librettist

Cesare Sterbini librettiste


Sterbini, Č.

Sterbini, Cesar.

Sterbini, Cesar 1783-1851

Sterbini, Cesar 1784-1831

Sterbini, Cesare

Sterbini, Cesare 1783-1851

Sterbini, Cesare 1784-1831

Sterlini, Cesare 1784-1831

Стербини, Чезаре

סטרביני, צ'זרה 1784-1831

סטרביני, צ'זרי

ステルビーニ, チェーザレ

Italian (215)

English (23)

German (16)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

The barber of SevilleRossini's The barber of Seville