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Di Stefano, Giuseppe 1921-2008

Overview
Works: 1,313 works in 3,634 publications in 8 languages and 29,771 library holdings
Genres: Live sound recordings  Operas  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Musical settings  Interviews  Biography  Filmed operas  Love songs 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Editor, Other, per, Vocalist, Interviewee, Musician, l4, [fr, Conductor, Dancer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

249 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa e Luigi Illica
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

212 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Maria Callas's only broadcast from the stage of the Met. Hearing "La Divina" in an actual performance is a unique thrill, and Lucia is a huge part of the palpable Callas mystique. Donizetti's bloody tale of the Scottish lass torn from her true love and forced into an arranged marriage, only to go mad and murder her bridegroom on their wedding night, was the perfect vehicle for Callas's wizardry. Her haunting voice simply becomes Lucia's--every facet of emotion so pronounced that we cannot escape her spell
I puritani by Vincenzo Bellini( )

108 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bellini's last opera, set during the time of the English Civil War, is a glorious treasure of melody. Ruth Ann Swenson is Elvira, the lovely Puritan heroine who goes mad when she thinks she has been jilted by her lover, Arturo (Stuart Neill). But he has only been doing his duty as a Cavalier in saving his queen, the widow of King Charles I, from the death sentence imposed by the Puritans. His good deed, and his love for Elvira, condemn him to be executed--a fate from which he is spared by a general amnesty. The shock of joy restores Elvira's sanity and it all ends happily. Thomas Hampson is Riccardo, Arturo's political enemy and rival for Elvira's affection
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( )

68 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

113 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's immortal tragedy about the clash of true love with social convention has seldom been as poignant as in this broadcast. The sensational Italian tenor Giuseppe Di Stefano, in his second season at the Met, offers his first Alfredo with the company--a tender, romantic, and gorgeously sung performance that perfectly matches Eleanor Steber's sumptuous and touching Violetta. Robert Merrill, heard here at the beginning of his career, would go on to make the role of Germont one of his calling cards
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

95 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Dimitri Mitropoulous conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in a 1955 performance of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera that sees Marian Anderson reprise her history making role of Ulrica
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

101 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

93 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete operas sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the librettos with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composers, biographies of the principal singers and conductors
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

58 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Great tenors of the century( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and Italian and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

56 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Bohème: Opera in quattro atti. Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa e Luigi Illica
Verdi : Rigoletto (highlights) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in No Linguistic content and Italian and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem mass by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

25 editions published between 1950 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vissi d'arte : the Puccini love songs by Giacomo Puccini( )

6 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El romancero; estudio by Giuseppe Di Stefano( Book )

48 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( Recording )

25 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 292 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
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

52 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Schippers leads a superlative cast in one of Donizetti's most beloved comic operas. This two disc set was taken from a live performance on March 5, 1966 and features Carlo Bergonzi as Nemorino and Roberta Peters as Adina
Operatic scenes by Maria Callas( )

4 editions published in 1988 in Italian and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

36 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
La Bohème highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Di Stefano, G. 1921-2008

Di Stefano, G. (Giuseppe), 1921-2008

DiStefano, Giuseppe 1921-2008

Giuseppe Di Stefano chanteur d'opra italien

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Giuseppe Di Stefano Italian opera singer

Giuseppe Di Stefano italienischer Opernsnger (Tenor)

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Languages
Italian (1,000)

Spanish (55)

English (49)

German (40)

Latin (21)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Dutch (1)