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Obrazt︠s︡ova, Elena

Overview
Works: 459 works in 1,338 publications in 9 languages and 12,848 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Filmed operas  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Televised operas  Musical settings  Television adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Proofreader, Author, Other, Vocalist, Director, Musician
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Nabucco : highlights by Giuseppe Verdi( )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

47 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Franceso Maria Piave
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana ; Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni( Visual )

74 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenant du service militaire, Torrido apprend le mariage de Lola, qu'il aimait. Il se fiance alors avec Santuzza ; mais Lola, jalouse, le reconquiert. Pour se venger d'un tel abandon, Santuzza révèle au mari de sa rivale l'infortune qui l'accable. Les deux hommes s'affrontent dans un duel qui se termine par la mort de Torrido. Santuzza s'écroule, désespérée
Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( Recording )

37 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Biblical tale of the overwhelming love between a Jewish leader (Samson) and a Philistine beauty (Dalila) that turns sour and destroys them both has inspired numerous composers. But it's easy to see why Saint-Saëns's opera has remained a favorite--not only with audiences but also with great singing actors. Seldom has Dalila been so sultry and seductive, or Samson's fall from strong man to blind prisoner been so wrenching. With enticing Risë Stevens and heroic Mario Del Monaco in the titles roles, and Martial Singher as the High Priest, this stunning performance is a true gem
Rigoletto : highlights by Giuseppe Verdi( )

3 editions published in 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 416 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
The gambler by Sergey Prokofiev( )

8 editions published in 1999 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the casino in Roulettenburg, Germany, a Russian family awaits word that a wealthy relative from Petersburg has died. But to their dismay, Granny arrives and begins gambling away their inheritance at an alarming rate
Aïda by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adriana Lecouvreur by Francesco Cilèa( Recording )

45 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Renata Scotto gives a spellbinding performance as the legendary actress of the title. With all of France at her feet, she has doubts about the faithfulness of her lover, the handsome military hero Maurizio (Neil Shicoff). To aid his claim for the Saxon throne, Maurizio has been paying court to the Princess di Bouillon (Viorica Cortez). Emotions erupt at a party given by the Princess when Adriana publicly accuses her of adultery. But the Princess gets even by sending Adriana a bouquet of poisoned flowers. The great baritone Mario Sereni is Michonnet, the faithful friend and theater director who is hopelessly in love with Adriana
A kékszakállú herceg vára = Bluebeard's castle by Béla Bartók( )

24 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

53 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 353 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
Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi( )

31 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Luisa Miller (Katia Ricciarelli) has given her heart to a man she knows as "Carlo." But he is really Rodolfo (Luciano Pavarotti), the son of Count Walter (Paul Plishka), who is being pressured by the Count to marry another woman. Despite every effort of Lucia's loving father (Leo Nucci), the evil Wurm (John Cheek), eventually triumphs. But it's Verdi's passionate music that wins in the end, brought to life by a cast who knows how to stir our hearts
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

47 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lyric drama in four parts
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

46 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Werther by Jules Massenet( )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young poet and his tragic love affair with Charlotte, the eldest daughter of the town Magistrate
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first-ever release of Carlos Kleiber's famed Carmen on DVD! This 1978 performance features the wonder staging of Franco Zeffirelli and stars the young, lyrical Placido Domingo as Don Jose and Elena Obraztsova as a perfectly natural Carmen
The queen of spades : great scenes by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Russian and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elena Obraztsova : Russian vocal school by Elena Obrazt︠s︡ova( )

2 editions published in 1995 in Russian and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pique dame by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pique Dame: Lyrischer Roman in drei Akten, op. 68. Libretto: Modest Tschaikowsky nach Alexander Puschkin
Queen of spades by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

1 edition published in 2007 in Russian and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a gambler who tries to learn a secret for winning at cards, but loses everything
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Elena Obrazcova

Elena Obrazcova mezzosoprano russo

Elena Obraztsova mezzo-soprano russe

Elena Obraztsova Russisch zangeres (1939-2015)

Elena Obraztsova Soviet and russian opera singer

Elena Vasïlʹyevna Obrazcova

Helena Obraztsova

Jelena Obrazcovová ruská operní pěvkyně

Jelena Obrazcowa radziecka śpiewaczka operaowa

Jelena Obraztsova

Jelena Vasilievna Obrazcovová

Jelena Wassiljewna Obraszowa russische Opernsängerin

Obrastsova, Elena

Obraszowa, Elena.

Obraszowa, Elena 1937-2015

Obraszowa, Jelena 1937-2015

Obratzova, Elena

Obrazcova, E.

Obrazcova, Elena.

Obrazcova, Elena 1937-2015

Obrazcova, Elena V. 1939-2015

Obrazcova, Elena Vas. 1937-2015

Obrazcova, Elena Vasil'evna 1937-2015

Obrazcova, J. 1939-2015

Obrazcova, J. (Jeļena), 1939-2015

Obrazcova, Jelena.

Obrazcova, Jelena 1937-2015

Obrazcova, Jeļena 1939-2015

Obrazcovová, J.

Obrazcovová, J. (Jelena)

Obrazcovová, Jelena.

Obrazcovová, Jelena Vasiljevna 1939-2015

Obrazsova Yelena Vasilyevna

Obrazt︠s︡ova, E.

Obrazt︠s︡ova, E. (Elena)

Obraztsova, Elena.

Obraztsova, Elena 1937-2015

Obraztsova, Elena 1939-...

Obraztsova Elena 1939-2015

Obraztsova, Elena Vasiliyevna.

Obraztsova, Yelena.

Obraztsova, Yelena 1937-2015

Obraztsova, Yelena 1939-2015

Obraztsowa, Elena Wassiljewna 1937-2015

Obraztsowa, Yelena

Yelena Obraztsova

Алена Васілеўна Абразцова

Елена Васильевна Образцова

Елена Образцова

Образцова, Е 1939-2015

Образцова, Е. (Елена), 1939-2015

Образцова, Елена.

Образцова, Елена 1939-2015

Образцова, Елена Васильевна

Образцова Елена Васильевна 1939-2015

Образцова Олена Василівна

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Languages
Italian (294)

French (66)

Russian (39)

German (26)

Hungarian (19)

English (12)

Spanish (7)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)