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Gavazzeni, Gianandrea 1909-1996

Works: 1,045 works in 2,918 publications in 7 languages and 18,988 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Televised operas  History  Filmed operas  Excerpts  Nonfiction films  Television adaptations  Film adaptations 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Singer, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, dir, Editor, Dedicatee, Librettist, per, Honoree, Director
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Il Turco in Italia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

82 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Turco in Italia: Dramma buffo per musica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
Anna Bolena by Gaetano Donizetti( )

106 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Bolena: Tragedia lirica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
L'amico Fritz by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

57 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Il pirata by Vincenzo Bellini( )

42 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bellini's emotion-drenched opera had never been performed at the Met until superstar soprano Renée Fleming revealed its riches to captivated audiences. Gualtiero (Marcello Giodani) is an exiled count, forced to become a pirate. His enemy Ernesto (Dwayne Croft) blackmails Imogene (Fleming) into marrying him, even though he knows she loves Gualtiero. In the searing final scene Imogene goes insane when Gualtiero is condemned to death. This is riveting bel canto drama as you have seldom hear it
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

57 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 638 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
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( )

63 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distinguished soprano Zinka Milanov brought out the emotion and drama of Verdi's sweeping vocal lines like few others. She's heard here as Amelia, a woman accused of betraying her husband, Renato (Josef Metternich), with his best friend Riccardo, the country's ruler (Richard Tucker). Seeking a way out of her hopeless situation she follows the advice of the fortuneteller Ulrica (Jean Madeira)--only to set in motion a series of events that lead to death and tragedy. A young Roberta Peters sings the page Oscar and Dimitri Mitropoulos conducts
Operatic recital by Carlo Bergonzi( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( Recording )

49 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Gioconda. Anita Cerquetti, soprano Franca Sacchi, contralto Mario Del Monaco, tenor Cesare Siepi, bass Giulietta Simionato, mezzo-soprano Ettore Bastianini, baritone Giorgio Giorgetti, bass Edio Peruzzi, bass Guido Pasella, bass Chorus and orchestra of the Maggio msicale Fiorentino Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor. Libretto
Il trittico : three one-act operas by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD. Recorded at Milan's legendary Teatro alla Scala. Il Trittico consists of three one-act operas: Il tabarro -- Suor Angelica -- Gianni Schicchi
Adriana Lecouvreur : opera in quattro atti by Francesco Cilèa( Visual )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cilea's four-act opera of jealousy and tangled love, first performed in Milan in 1902, is based on the true story of Adriana Lecouvreur, an 18th-century actress at the Comédie Française, whose rival for the love of Maurizio, Count of Saxony, is the married Principessa di Bouillon."--Container
Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano( Recording )

48 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of the young poet and his tragic life and death during the French Revolution
The #1 opera album( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nerone by Arrigo Boito( )

19 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nerone: Tragedia in quattro atti. Completata di Arturo Toscanini
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

36 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 273 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
Mirella Freni : opera arias and duets by Mirella Freni( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I due Foscari by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Renato Bruson takes the role of the Venetian Doge, Francesco Foscari, in Verdi's dark, three-act tragedy based on a drama by Lord Byron set in 15th century Venice. Gianandrea Gavazzeni directs the 1988 La Scala production of a work that is hailed among the best of Verdi's early operas, and that led him to a career of operatic immortality."--Container (English edition)
The very best of Giuseppe di Stefano by Giuseppe Di Stefano( )

4 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vatican recordings : authorized English edition by Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli( )

2 editions published in 1995 and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parisina by Pietro Mascagni( )

4 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concertos K 466, K 491 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

2 editions published in 2008 and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Gavadzeni, Dž.


Gavazzeni, G. 1909-1996

Gavazzeni, G. (Gianandrea), 1909-1996

Gavazzeni, Gianandrea

Gavazzeni, Gianandrea 1909-1996

Gavazzeni, Gianandreo 1909-1996

Gavazzeni, Giancarlo 1909-1996

Gavezzeni, Gianandrea 1909-1996

Gianandrea Gavazzeni chef d'orchestre

Gianandrea Gavazzeni Italiaans dirigent (1909-1996)

Gianandrea Gavazzeni Italian musician

Gianandrea Gavazzeni italienischer Dirigent, Komponist und Musikwissenschaftler

Gianandrea Gavazzeni músic italià

Gianandrea Gavazzeni músico italiano

Гаваццени, Джанандреа итальянский дирижёр, пианист и композитор