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Gavazzeni, Gianandrea 1909-1996

Overview
Works: 1,108 works in 2,342 publications in 5 languages and 12,693 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Operas  Musical settings 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Vocalist, Author of introduction, Other, Editor, Composer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Gianandrea Gavazzeni
L'amico Fritz by Pietro Mascagni ( Recording )
36 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Il pirata by Vincenzo Bellini ( Recording )
23 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 464 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
Il Turco in Italia by Gioacchino Rossini ( )
39 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni ( Recording )
49 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 383 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 ( Recording )
45 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recorded at the Rome Opera House in June and July 1943
Il trittico three one-act operas by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Il Tabarro an act of murder is the resolution for passion, infidelity and jealousy. Suor Angelica treats the banishment to a convent of a noblewoman who gives birth to a child without benefit of marriage and when she learns of the child's death commits suicide. In Gianni Schicchi the greedy family of a dying wealthy man conspires with a lawyer to obtain the dying man's wealth only to be doublecrossed by the lawyer
Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano ( Recording )
38 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tale of the young poet and his tragic life and death during the French Revolution
Anna Bolena by Gaetano Donizetti ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I Lombardi alla prima crociata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set at the time of the First Crusade, this opera tells of the rivalry of two brothers for the love of the same woman. One of them, in an attempt to abduct his love and kill his brother, in error murders his father. He is exiled to the Holy Land, where, after his niece is abducted by a tyrant, he leads the attack on Jerusalem and then reveals his identity to his brother before dying, forgiven in the end
I due Foscari by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 230 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)
La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli ( Recording )
36 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 221 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
Anna Bolena by Gaetano Donizetti ( Recording )
37 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adriana Lecouvreur opera in quattro atti by Francesco Cilèa ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 205 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." -- Conteneur
Adriana Lecouvreur an opera in four acts by Francesco Cilèa ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in Italian and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This La Scala production of Cilea's verismo opera dramatizes the celebrated 18th-century French actress rivalry with the Princess of Bouillon for the Count of Saxony's love
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
22 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Simon Boccanegra" Tito Gobbi, baritone Boris Christoff, bass Victoria de Los Angeles, soprano Giuseppe Campora, tenor Orchestra and Chorus of the Opera House, Rome Gabriele Santini, conductor libretto included
The greatest opera show on Earth ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in Italian and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recorded at Milan's legendary Teatro alla Scala. Il Trittico consists of three one-act operas: Il tabarro -- Suor Angelica -- Gianni Schicchi
Renata Scotto [arias by Puccini, Mascagni, Cilea, Catalani] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1975 in Italian and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loreley by Alfredo Catalani ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gavazzeni, G. (Gianandrea), 1909-1996
Gavazzeni, Gianandreo, 1909-1996
Gavazzeni, Giancarlo, 1909-1996
Gavezzeni, Gianandrea 1909-1996
Languages
Italian (392)
English (14)
German (9)
Spanish (3)
Dutch (1)