WorldCat Identities

Ardoin, John

Overview
Works: 106 works in 270 publications in 8 languages and 6,512 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Discographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Documentary films  History  Concertos  Filmed performances  Nonfiction films  Excerpts 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Interviewer, Commentator, Scenarist, Editor, Other, Translator, Redactor, Consultant, Photographer
Classifications: ML420.C18, B
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Most widely held works about John Ardoin
 
Most widely held works by John Ardoin
Callas at Juilliard : the master classes by Maria Callas( )

25 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Ardoin's transcription, returned to print in this volume, captures the insights of a supremely self-aware artist of impeccable musicianship. In detailed commentaries on seventy-five arias, she talks and sings her way through famous passages of Norma, Violetta, Mimi, and other heroines, not as the imperious diva of her reputation but as a thoughtful artist passing on a great tradition. The intensity that she brought to her roles derived from the clear artistic insight she demonstrates here. With hundreds of music examples, Callas at Juilliard is a truly invaluable resource for every young singer and serious opera lover, and for all those who must have Callas in her own words."--Jacket
The Furtwängler record by John Ardoin( )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Furtwangler Record is an attempt to analyze and explain this phenomenon, a study of Furtwangler's subjective, compelling, and creative style of music-making. The introductory Part One is devoted to an overview of Furtwangler's place in the mainstream of the German school of conducting, his career and personality, and the quality of his art. Part Two, the bulk of the book, consists of detailed, illuminating commentaries on each of his recorded performances."--BOOK JACKET
Callas : the art and the life by John Ardoin( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Callas legacy by John Ardoin( Book )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kronologisk beskrivelse af Callas' operaindspilninger
The stages of Menotti by John Ardoin( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Callas legacy : the complete guide to her recordings by John Ardoin( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ardoin analyzes every recording made by Maria Callas, the most influential of twentieth-century opera singers and one of the most prolific recording artists of all time. John Ardoin's expert recommendations in this biography through sound will guide both opera neophyte and opera fanatic to the best of Callas' many recordings, all of which have been reissued on compact disc, including the legendary live performances captured on so-called pirate recordings, and Ardoin also specifies which live versions have the best sound. With a new epilogue, analysis of newly discovered performances discussed in no other book, previously unpublished photographs, as well as an essay on Callas by playwright Terrence McNally written especially for this compact disc edition, the Callas Legacy remains, as Beverly Sills says, the only book on the soprano "completely worthy of her artistry."--Back cover
Valery Gergiev and the Kirov : a story of survival by John Ardoin( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Acclaimed music journalist John Ardoin focuses on the inspired directorship of Valery Gergiev in this celebration of the Kirov theater and its heroic survival. In the 1990s the great artistic institution regained its original name, the Mariinsky Theater, and thanks to Gergiev's tireless efforts won back its status as Russia's premier opera theater. At Gergiev's invitation, Ardoin moved to St. Petersburg and endured the long Russian winter of 1995-1996 to chronicle the struggles and triumphs, the people and politics, of opera and ballet at the Kirov
The Callas legacy : a biography of a career by John Ardoin( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Philadelphia Orchestra : a century of music( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Callas : a documentary by Maria Callas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and work of Maria Callas is told through interviews with friends and taped conversations by Maria Callas. Includes excerpts from her various performances
The making of the Ring : a documentary by Peter Weinberg( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about Patrice Chéreau's controversial centenary production of Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen" produced at Bayreuth 1976-1980. Includes excerpts from rehearsals, performances, and recording sessions interspersed with various commentary. Also includes a brief history of the Bayreuth Festival from its beginnings to the mid-1980s, including archival footage and photographs
Callas : the voice, the story( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in Multiple languages and English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An audio portrait including excerpts from live performances, archival material, and interviews with Maria Callas, her family, friends, and musical peers
Concerto no. 1 in E minor for piano and orchestra, op. 11 by Frédéric Chopin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Callas at Juilliard : master classes by Maria Callas( Recording )

4 editions published in 1987 in Italian and German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Callas by Tony Palmer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and work of Maria Callas is told through interviews with friends and footage of Maria Callas's own conversations and performances
Callas : in her own words by Maria Callas( Recording )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and Multiple languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life of Maria Callas using taped interviews and excerpts from live performances and recitals
Fu te wan ge le de zhi hui yi shu by A. tuan( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Chinese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Jennie Tourel by Jennie Tourel( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in Multiple languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty articles on the art of criticism( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Furtwängler record
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The Furtwängler recordThe Callas legacy : the complete guide to her recordingsValery Gergiev and the Kirov : a story of survivalThe Philadelphia Orchestra : a century of musicCallas : the voice, the story
Alternative Names
John Ardoin

John Ardoin Amerikaans journalist (1935-2001)

John Ardoin amerikai zenekritikus, 1935-2001

John Ardoin Music critic of The Dallas Morning News for thirty-two years

아도안, 존 1935-2001

아도인, 존 1935-2001

アードイン, ジョン

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