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Morris, James 1947-

Overview
Works: 273 works in 1,085 publications in 5 languages and 19,038 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Televised operas  Requiems  Excerpts  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Symphonies 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Other, Producer, Commentator, Actor, Vocalist, bas
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about James Morris
 
Most widely held works by James Morris
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an ill-fated love affair between an idealistic poet and a consumptive flower-maker
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under James Levine's thrilling direction the famous Met Orchestra is at its best in this first installment of Wagner's Ring cycle. From the dark, mysterious beginning in the depths of the Rhine River to the blazing end as the gods cross the rainbow bridge into their new home of Valhalla, this is a searing performance. James Morris is the commanding Wotan, the god who thinks he has everything under control, even as he unwittingly sows the seeds of his own destruction
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soprano Latonia Moore makes a sensational Met debut as Aida, the Ethiopian princess enslaved at the rival court of Egypt. She loves the warrior Radamès (Marcello Giordani), who is promised to Amneris (Stephanie Blythe), the priness of Egypt. When Aida's father, the Ethiopian king Amonasro (Lado Atanelia), convinces his daughter to trick Radamès into betraying his country, the love triangle turns tragic. Marco Armiliato leads the Met's vast musical forces in this grandest of grand operas
Smallville( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They tried to be friends, but their chosen paths set them on a collision course. The Clark Kent-Lex Luthor rivalry explodes into the fierce good-versus-evil battle. Lana Lang becomes Mrs. Luthor. Clark would be stunned to find out why she says yes. Green Arrow forms a Super Hero league. Phantom Zone escapees menace Earth. Luthorcorp expands its dark experiments
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy of ambition, murder, madness and revenge in medieval Scotland as set to music by Giuseppe Verdi
Requiem, op. 48 by Gabriel Fauré( Recording )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messe de Requiem en ut mineur pour soprano, baryton, choeur et orchestre, op. 48
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed Wagnerian James Morris is the tortured Flying Dutchman of the title, the legendary figure doomed to sail the oceans until he finds a woman who will remain true to him until death. Nina Stemme, in her Met debut, sings Senta, the young girl whose sacrifice will finally free him. Valery Gergiev leads the Met Orchestra and Chorus, with Jan-Hendrik Rootering as Senta's well-meaning father, Daland, and Roland Wagenführeras her suffering fiancé, Erik
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( )

52 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The waves of emotion that pour forth from the score make Die Walküre the most popular of the four Ring operas. The incandescent Plácido Domingo (Siegmund) and Deborah Voigt (Sieglinde) portray the lovers who are also brother and sister. Jane Eaglen is Brünnhilde, the Valkyrie of the title, who is stripped of her godhood by Wotan, sung by the incomparable James Morris. The glorious sound of the Met Orchestra is on vivid display, especially in the Magic Fire Music that ends the opera
The tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Monteux, a master of French repertoire, conducts in this 1955 performance of Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman. This Metropolitan Opera production features an all-star cast that includes Rise Stevens, Richard Tucker, Roberta Peters, and Lucine Amara
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in German and English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stage production of the Ring cycle as performed by the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Mar.-May 1990
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Visual )

33 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third opera in the "Ring cycle." Siegfried follows the adventures of the son of demigods Siegmund and Sieglinde as he conquers his enemies and rescues the beauteous Brunnhilde with the help of his magic sword
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Italian and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Met's production of Verdi's Otello from 1995, with Placido Domingo in one of his greatest roles opposite the stunning Renee Fleming in her first breakaway Met success
Desire under the elms by Edward Thomas( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Visual )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second opera of Richard Wagner's Der Ring Des Nibelungen with James Levine conducting the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Stars Hildegard Behrens, Jessye Norman, Christa Ludwig, Gary Lakes, James Morris, Kurt Moll
Parsifal : [ein Bühnenweihfestspiel] by Richard Wagner( )

16 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner's mystical opera makes extraordinary demands on the conductor, but James Levine is renowned for the special affection and authority he brings to this transcendent work. The music shimmers and glows, evoking the legendary world of the Knights of the Holy Grail and the pure fool who brings healing power to the land. Peter Hofmann stars as the questing title hero, Jerome Hines sings the wise old man, Gurnemanz, and Mignon Dunn is the voluptuous Kundry, whose erotic temptations almost ensnare the young hero
Salome by Richard Strauss( )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance presents the great Leonie Rysanek in one of her most memorable roles--the teenage Judean princess Salome. Obsessed with the prophet Jochanaan, the Biblical John the Baptist (Norman Bailey), she skillfully manipulates her lecherous stepfather Herod (Ragnar Ulfung) until he has no choice but to have the holy man killed for spurning the princess's advances. The legendary Astrid Varnay is Salome's mother, Herodias. Highlights of the score include the Dance of the Seven Veils and Salome's final monologue, one of the supreme dramatic achievements in all of opera
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment of the "Ring" cycle, Das Rheingold is concerned with a precious treasure -- the Rhinegold -- which, if made into a ring, would enable the wearer dominion over the world; however, whoever would steal the gold would have to renounce love
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I vespri siciliani by Giuseppe Verdi( )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's gripping tale of Sicilians rising against the occupying French stars Renata Scotto in her only broadcast of this rarely heard masterpiece. From the beginning of the opera, when Elena (Scotto) sings an "innocent" song fanning the people's resentment against the foreign army, to the end, when the ringing of her wedding bells signals the start of the revolt, Scotto's artistry blazes. James Levine leads the Met Orchestra and Chorus in a wonderfully idiomatic performance, and Ruggero Raimondi is magnificent as Procida, the outlawed Sicilian leader
The Rose Man of Sing Sing : a true tale of life, murder, and redemption in the age of yellow journalism by James McGrath Morris( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, seventy-three years after his death, journalists still tell tales of Charles E. Chapin. As city editor of Pulitzer?s New York Evening World, Chapin was the model of the take-no-prisoners newsroom tyrant: he drove reporters relentlessly?and kept his paper in the center ring of the circus of big-city journalism. From the Harry K. Thaw trial to the sinking of the Titanic, Chapin set the pace for the evening press, the CNN of the pre-electronic world of journalism. In 1918, at the pinnacle of fame, Chapin?s world collapsed. Facing financial ruin, sunk in depression, he decided to kill him
 
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Alternative Names
James Morris

James Morris Amerikaans zanger

James Morris amerikanischer Opernsänger in der Stimmlage des Bassbariton

James Morris artiste lyrique

James Morris basso-baritono

Morris, J. 1947-

Morris, James 1947- Sänger

Morris, James Sänger 1947-

Τζέιμς Μόρρις

Джеймс Моррис

جیمز موریس خواننده آمریکایی

ジェームス・モリス

詹姆斯·莫里斯

Languages
German (207)

Italian (78)

English (36)

French (12)

Latin (7)