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Gavazzeni, Gianandrea 1909-1996

Works: 1,052 works in 2,961 publications in 7 languages and 19,587 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Televised operas  History  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films  Excerpts  Television adaptations  Filmed performances 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Singer, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, dir, Dedicatee, Editor, per, Honoree, Director, Librettist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Il Turco in Italia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

84 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

108 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Bolena: Tragedia lirica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
Il pirata by Vincenzo Bellini( )

42 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 703 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 )

58 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 646 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( )

68 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 621 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
Operatic recital by Carlo Bergonzi( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( Recording )

49 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 453 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 )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 407 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 )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 374 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
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( )

29 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in Italian and English and held by 336 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
Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano( Recording )

50 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea Chenier, An Opera in four acts. Chorus and orchestra of L'accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Conductor. Mario del Monaco, Tenor; Renata Tebaldi, Soprano; Ettore Bastianini, Baritone; Fernando Corena, Bass
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

37 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 278 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
The #1 opera album( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirella Freni : opera arias and duets by Mirella Freni( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I due Foscari by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's dark, three-act tragedy based on a drama by Lord Byron set in 15th century Venice
The very best of Giuseppe di Stefano by Giuseppe Di Stefano( )

5 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1995 and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parisina by Pietro Mascagni( )

4 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La casa perduta : saggio di prose lombarde by Gianandrea Gavazzeni( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scena e retroscena by Gianandrea Gavazzeni( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the author, followed by his essays on conducting, composing, and the nature of music
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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

Gianandrea Gavazzeni muzician italian

Гаваццени, Джанандреа итальянский дирижёр, пианист и композитор