WorldCat Identities

Norman, Jessye

Works: 1,560 works in 4,507 publications in 10 languages and 42,799 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Songs  Operas  Music  Filmed operas  Art music  Song cycles  Documentary films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Arranger, Vocalist, Other, Musician, Commentator, Conductor, Artist, Author of introduction, sop, Speaker, Interviewee, Composer, Narrator
Classifications: M1620, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jessye Norman
Lieder by Franz Schubert( Recording )

149 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes all the songs for solo voice & piano with opus numbers, Mondnacht, Regenlied, the Ophelia-Lieder, & arrangements by the composer for solo voice & piano of nos. 1-7 & 11 (originally for vocal quartet) of the Zigeunerlieder, op. 103
Four last songs ; Six orchestral songs by Richard Strauss( Recording )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia Popp, soprano ; London Philharmonic orchestra ; Klauss Tennstedt, con
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

43 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Monteux, a master of French repertoire, conducts in this 1955 performance of Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman. This Metropolitan Opera production features an all-star cast that includes Rise Stevens, Richard Tucker, Roberta Peters, and Lucine Amara
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Recording )

49 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary American diva Eleanor Steber is radiant as the maligned Elsa, falsely accused of murdering her brother by the sinister Telramund (Hermann Uhde). Elsa is saved by the appearance of the heroic Knight of the Grail, Lohengrin (Brian Sullivan), who defeats Telramund in trial by combat. But Telramund's wife, the evil sorceress Ortrud (Margaret Harshaw), has other plans in this contest between good and evil. Fritz Stiedry conducts this thrilling performance, which also features the young James McCracken, one of the great dramatic tenors of the 20th century, in a minor role as one of the Nobles
Spirituals in concert by Kathleen Battle( Recording )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euryanthe by Carl Maria von Weber( Recording )

68 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded June and July 1974, Lukaskirche, Dresden; previouly released; digitally remastered
Oedipus rex by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classical Greek drama of the tyrant king, translated by William Butler Yeats
Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

46 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of Stravinski's work from the Saito Kinen Festival, Matsumoto, Japan
Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler( )

41 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Lied von der Erde: Sinfonie für Alt, Tenor und Orchester. Text: Hans Bethge. Bearbeitung für Kammerorchester von Arnold Schönberg und Rainer Riehn
Scenes from Tristan und Isolde, Götterdämmerung, Tannhäuser, Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan et Isolde. Extr. Prélude ; Mort d'Isolde - "Mild und leise wie er lächelt",. Wagner, Richard42304520
A child of our time by Michael Tippett( Recording )

25 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1938 assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by Jewish refugee Herschel Grynszpan, which led to Germany's Kristallnacht
Gurre-Lieder by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

69 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MCCRACKEN, James (tenor). NORMAN, Jessye (soprano). ARNOLD, David (baritone). SCOWN, Kim (tenor). KLEMPERER, Werner (sprechstimme [speaker]) TANGLEWOOD FESTIVAL CHORUS. BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. OZAWA, Seiji (conductor)
Alceste by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

31 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alceste: Opéra en trois actes (Version parisienne de 1776). Livret: Le Blanc du Roullet
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Visual )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features James Morris, Mari-Anne Haggander and Chris Ludwig in the Met's acclaimed production
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Recording )

66 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is all about love--an overwhelming, all-consuming erotic love that will not be bound by law; and a father's deep love for a son he must sacrifice and a daughter he must discipline at a profound cost to himself. In this incandescent performance conducted by James Levine, James Morris's legendary Wotan is coupled with Hildegard Behrens's searing Brünnhilde, and Jessye Norman and Gary Lakes are the passionate Siegmund and Sieglinde. The great Christa Ludwig is Wotan's exacting wife Fricka
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first uncut performance of Berlioz's opera at the Met, this production tells the story of the capture of Troy by the Greeks, and of the love of Dido and Aeneas
L'enfant prodigue ; La damoiselle elue by Claude Debussy( Recording )

21 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il corsaro by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

46 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il corsaro: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Lulu-suite ; The wine ; Lyric suite by Alban Berg( Recording )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in German and English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Jessye Norman Amerikaans zanger

Jessye Norman Amerikaans zangeres

Jessye Norman amerikansk sångare

Jessye Norman amerikansk sanger

Jessye Norman amerikansk songar

Jessye Norman artiste lyrique

Jessye Norman soprano e mezzosoprano statunitense

Jessye Norman US-amerikanische Opern- und Liedsängerin

Norman 1945-

Norman, Jessey.

Norman, Jessey 1945-

Norman, Jessue.

Norman, Jessue 1945-

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