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Norman, Jessye

Overview
Works: 1,628 works in 4,049 publications in 8 languages and 33,812 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Television adaptations  Biography  Hymns  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Interviews  Music  Concert films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Conductor, Commentator, per, Other, Artist, Interviewee, Narrator, Speaker, Composer, Arranger
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Jessye Norman
Spirituals in concert by Kathleen Battle ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
43 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This broadcast of Wagner's most romantic opera stars René Kollo as the knight of the Holy Grail who arrives in a boat pulled by a swan to defend the innocent Elsa, played by Pilar Lorengar. Mignon Dunn is the dark and malevolent Ortrud who poisons the couple's happiness, with some help from her husband, Telramund (Donald McIntyre). James Levine leads the Met orchestra, bringing out the shimmer and the thunder of the score, along with every shade of expression in between
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
64 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 625 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
Euryanthe by Carl Maria von Weber ( Recording )
60 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Euryanthe: Grosse heroisch-romantische Oper in drei Aufzügen, op.81. Libretto: Helmina von Chézy
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach ( )
45 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who could resist the tales of Hoffmann when ardent-voiced tenor Nicolai Gedda as the title hero of Offenbach's opera spins them? Combining dark German romanticism with scintillating music, the stories tell of the poet's ill-fated relationships with four women. Gedda is paired with the great singing actor George London as his constant nemesis. Jean Morel conducts this French masterpiece
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Met en scène les péripéties qui accompagnent la représentation d'un opéra dans l'hôtel particulier d'un riche bourgeois de Vienne. Le prologue montre les préparatifs de la représentation et les réactions des personnages à la décision prise par le maître d'intercaler des scènes comiques dans l'opéra sérieux. L'acte unique représente Ariane à Naxos évoque sa solitude, l'arrivée de Bacchus et leurs noces triomphales. Les scènes sont entrecoupées d'intermèdes et de commentaires comiques
Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This ambitious production uses a number of striking visual elements including a massive set that floats above a reflecting pool, huge puppets, and sculptures. The noted Butoh artist, Min Tanaka, dances the role of Oedipus, and is joined by twenty dancers to portray this classical tragedy
Four last songs Six orchestral songs by Richard Strauss ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in German and English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in German and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An allegory telling the mythic tale of the battle for power between the Nibelung dwarfs, the giants and the gods
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in German and English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This second segment of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, First day : the Valkyries, focuses on the lives of Siegmund and Sieglinde, children of Wotan and Erde
Lieder Songs by Hugo Wolf ( Recording )
63 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
NORMAN, Jessye (soprano). FISCHER-DIESKAU, Dietrich (baritone). BARENBOIM, Daniel (piano)
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss ( Recording )
37 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solists : RIE Staatskapelle Dresden ; Rudolf Kempe, con
Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky ( Recording )
30 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Valery Gergiev conducts a new recording of Stravinsky's iconic neo-classical oratorio Oedipus Rex, complete with Jean Cocteau's original French narration spoken by Gerard Depardieu
La belle Hélène [opéra-bouffe en 3 actes] by Jacques Offenbach ( Recording )
33 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Belle Helene. Chorus and Orchestra of Capitole de Toulouse, Michel Plasson, conductor. Jessye Norman, soprano; John Aler, tenor; Charles Burles, Gabriel Bacquier, baritone; Jean-Philippe Lafont
Amazing grace with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers tells the story of this song, one of the most popular pieces of music in the English language, through the people who have sung it. He also tells the story of John Newton, once the captain of an English slave ship, who came to faith after surviving a storm at sea in the eighteenth century and wrote the lyrics which across distances of time and culture have become, when set to music, a courier of the spirit to millions of people
Songs of Maurice Ravel by Maurice Ravel ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1984 in French and English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gurrelieder by Arnold Schoenberg ( Recording )
51 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 349 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)
A child of our time by Michael Tippett ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 329 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
 
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Norman 1945-
Norman, Jessey.
Norman, Jessey 1945-
Norman, Jessue.
Norman, Jessue 1945-
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