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Di Stefano, Giuseppe 1921-2008

Overview
Works: 1,328 works in 3,839 publications in 8 languages and 34,060 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Musical settings  Art music  Librettos  Motion picture music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Editor, Other, ten, Interviewee, Vocalist, Musician, Actor, Dancer, per, Conductor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Giuseppe Di Stefano
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

272 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( )

225 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia Di Lammermoor Maria Callas, soprano Guiseppe di Stefano, tenor Tito Gobbi, baritone Orchestra and Chorus of the Florence May Festival Tullio Serafin, conductor
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( )

71 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
I puritani by Vincenzo Bellini( )

110 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When this production opened, it had been more than half a century since Met audiences had last heard Bellini's gem of an opera. It was well worth the wait. "The best cast in the world," was how one critic described the legendary performers the Met brought together. The pair sent audiences into a frenzy with their sumptuous, dazzling singing. Joan Sutherland, dubbed "La Stupenda" by her fans and the press, is the hapless heroine Elvira who loses her heart--and her sanity--over Luciano Pavarotti, the Cavalier hero torn between love and duty
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( )

106 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,446 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
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

114 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,431 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( )

107 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance features the legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson in her history-making Met debut role of Ulrica, the fortune-teller. At first her predictions are all good news. But who would believe the best friend of the king would actually murder him? Absurd. That's what the king (Jan Peerce) thinks. But he loves Amelia (Zinka Milanov), the wife of his friend Renato (Robert Merrill). And when Renato discovers them together, he joins the plot against the king. This is Verdian passion at its best
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

112 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,144 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
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( )

82 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story might be classic and eternal, but it's always fresh--especially with a cast like this one. As Mimì and Rodolfo, Licia Albanese and Giuseppe Di Stefano will make you feel like you're falling in love for the very first time. The headiness of the first meeting, the almost unbearable pain of parting, the poignancy of reconciliation--it's all conveyed with a vividness that will thrill and then break your heart. Hilde Gueden sparkles as the tempestuous Musetta, who sets her cap for Frank Guarrera (Marcello). The great Cesare Siepi is Colline
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( )

62 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Verdi : Rigoletto : (highlights) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digital Audio Download Includes: 01 Prelude / Rigoletto 02 Questa o quella / Rigoletto 03 Pari siamo! / Rigoletto 04 Figlia! ... Mio padre! / Rigoletto 05 E il sol dell' anima / Rigoletto 06 Gualtier Malde ... Caro nome / Rigoletto 07 Zitti, zitti / Rigoletto 08 Ella mi fu rapita! ... Parmi veder le lagrime / Rigoletto 09 Povero Rigoletto / Rigoletto 10 Cortigiani, vil razza dannata / Rigoletto 11 Parla ... siam soli ... Tutte le feste al tempio / Rigoletto 12 La donna e mobile ... Un di, se ben rammentomi / Rigoletto 13 Bella figlia dell'amore / Rigoletto 14 Chi e mai / Rigoletto
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

51 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance showcases Luciano Pavarotti at his magnificent best. The role of good hearted Nemorino might have been written just for him. Hopelessly in love with wealthy Adina (Kathleen Battle), Nemorino watches, helpless, as flashy Sergeant Belcore (Gino Quilico) seems to win her heart. Enter Dr. Dulcamara (Paul Plishka). He's a quack, but Nemorino believes that the love potion Dulcamara is peddling will help him win Adina's love. It's only a bottle of plain old Bordeaux, but never underestimate the power of true love -- or of Luciano Pavarotti's seductive tenor
Great tenors of the century( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giuseppe Di Stefano by Giuseppe Di Stefano( )

56 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi painted an immense canvas with this dark but tuneful opera. The legendary Leontyne Price is seen in one of her greatest roles, Leonora. Price's soaring voice encompasses every nuance of Leonora's emotion as she moves from joy through resignation to ultimate heartbreak. James Levine's brilliant leading of the Met orchestra and chorus is a lesson in Verdi style. Giuseppe Giacomini is Alvaro, the man Leonora loves, and Leo Nucci is Don Carlo, the dark instrument of their Fate
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sutherland, Pavarotti, Caballe, Ghiaurov, Krause with Peter Pears London Philharmonic Orchestra - Mehta, conductor
Operatic scenes by Maria Callas( )

4 editions published in 1988 in Italian and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( Recording )

27 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 300 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
El romancero; estudio by Giuseppe Di Stefano( Book )

49 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alles oder nichts : Giuseppe Di Stefano by Thomas Semrau( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Di Stefano, G. 1921-2008

Di Stefano, G. 1921-2008 (Giuseppe)

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

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