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Boito, Arrigo 1842-1918

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Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )
398 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,473 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( Recording )
270 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recorded Mar. 30-Apr. 15, 1932 at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )
133 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In what many believe to be the finest production of Otello in modern times, Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa lead a world-class cast under the exquisite musical direction of Sir Georg Solti"--Container
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )
272 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,536 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
Verdi's Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 2,374 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.After the tremendously successful premier of Otello, Verdi responded to his librettist Arrigo Boito's enthusiastic congratulations: "Congratulations to HIM -- to Shakespeare, the immortal bard." Verdi's Otello represents the ultimate flowering of the composer's musico-dramatic genius, a milestone in Italian opera whose portrait of a tragic human conflict becomes intensified by the emotive power of its music
La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( Recording )
165 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CALLAS, Maria (soprano). TEATRO ALLA SCALA. VOTTO, Antonino (conductor)
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )
86 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The role of Simon Boccanegra is one of the capstones of Verdi's baritone repertoire. Sherrill Milnes gives a stunning portrayal of the 14th century Genoa doge, singing with both power and poetry, and reminding everyone why audiences acclaimed him the great American Verdi baritone of the day. Anna Tomowa-Sintow is Amelia, his long-lost daughter, in love with one of Boccanegra's most bitter political enemies. James Levine reveals his passion for Verdi's score, bringing out all the drama while reveling in its aching lyricism
Falstaff : a lyric comedy in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )
198 editions published between 1893 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )
102 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roduced by the British Broadcasting Corporation, in asso ciation with Covent Garden Video Productions ; producer, Ronald Eyre ; directed for television by Brian Large
Mefistofele : opera in un prologo, quattro atti e un epilogo by Arrigo Boito( )
208 editions published between 1875 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in Italian and English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otello : in full score by Giuseppe Verdi( )
105 editions published between 1877 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,066 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
Othello : a lyrical drama in four acts (founded on Shakespeare's tragedy) by Giuseppe Verdi( )
37 editions published between 1887 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La gioconda "dramma lirico" in Italian in four acts by Burton D Fisher( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otello by Arrigo Boito( Book )
189 editions published between 1883 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Metropolitan Opera season 1962-1963, subscription performance, new production, Giuseppe Verdi "Otello," opera in four acts, libretto by Arrigo Boito, conductor: Georg Solti, staged by Herbert Graf, sets and costumes designed by Eugene Berman, choroegraphy by Mattlyn Gavers, chorus master: Kurt Adler, musical preparation: Victor Trucco, associate chorus master: Thomas P. Martin
Simon Boccanegra opera in Italian with a prologue and three acts by Burton D Fisher( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )
48 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 722 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
Simon Boccanegra : melodramma in un prologo e tre atti by Giuseppe Verdi( )
66 editions published between 1881 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La gioconda : an opera in four acts by Amilcare Ponchielli( )
88 editions published between 1876 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Falstaff by Burton D Fisher( Book )
75 editions published between 1893 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Libretto of Verdi's opera Falstaff, after The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare
 
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Almaviva 1842-1918
Almaviva pseud
Boito.
Boito, A.
Boito, A. 1842-1918
Boito, A. (Arrigo), 1842-1918
Boito, Arriego 1842-1918
Boito, Arrigo
Boito, Arrigo Enrico 1842-1918
Boito Enrico 1842-1918
Boito , Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni
Boito, Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni 1842-1918
Boito, Orrigo.
Bojto, Arrigo.
Gorio, Tobia 1842-1918
Gorrio , Tobia
Gorrio Tobia 1842-1918
Gorrio, Tobia, pseud.
Gorrio, Tobiasz.
Tobia-Gorrio
ボーイト
ボイト, アッリーゴ
ボイト, アリーゴ
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