WorldCat Identities

Norman, Jessye

Works: 1,557 works in 4,863 publications in 10 languages and 55,090 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Film adaptations  Oratorios  Songs  Spirituals (Songs)  Song cycles  Filmed operas 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Arranger, Other, Musician, Conductor, Commentator, Artist, Interviewee, Actor, Author of introduction, Composer, Narrator, sop, Speaker
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jessye Norman
Lieder by Franz Schubert( Recording )

196 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,464 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
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

49 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,532 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
Il corsaro by Giuseppe Verdi( )

51 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il corsaro: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Four last songs ; Six orchestral songs by Richard Strauss( Recording )

47 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia Popp, soprano ; London Philharmonic orchestra ; Klauss Tennstedt, con
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( )

51 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 866 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
Oedipus rex by Igor Stravinsky( )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classical Greek drama of the tyrant king, translated by William Butler Yeats
Gurre-Lieder by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

75 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 753 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)
Spirituals in concert by Kathleen Battle( Recording )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

54 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of Stravinski's work from the Saito Kinen Festival, Matsumoto, Japan
Scenes from Tristan und Isolde, Götterdämmerung, Tannhäuser, Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan et Isolde. Extr. Prélude ; Mort d'Isolde - "Mild und leise wie er lächelt", . Wagner, Richard42304520
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Visual )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 599 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
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 561 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
Sieben frühe Lieder ; Fünf Orchesterlieder nach Ansichtskartentexten von Peter Altenberg, op. 4 ; Jugendlieder (Selection) ; Zwei Lieder ; Jugendlieder (Selection) by Alban Berg( Recording )

14 editions published in 1995 in 4 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alceste by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

33 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alceste: Opéra en trois actes (Version parisienne de 1776). Livret: Le Blanc du Roullet
A child of our time by Michael Tippett( Recording )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 542 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
Jessye Norman, singer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video by Bob Bentley is about the life and career of a renowned classical singer, Jessye Norman. It includes performances from her operas
L'enfant prodigue = The prodigal son ; La damoiselle élue = The blessed woman by Claude Debussy( Recording )

22 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Damoiselle élue: Poème lyrique pour soprano, contralto, choeur de femmes et orchestre. Texte: Dante Gabriel Rossetti / L'Enfant prodigue: Scène lyrique pour soli et orchestre. Texte: Edouard Guinand
Stand up straight and sing by Jessye Norman( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grammy award-winning Jessye Norman's career has been one of meteoric musical highs, one that has encompassed most of opera's great female roles, establishing her as perhaps the greatest contemporary female voice in the world of classical music. This book tells the story of Norman's extraordinary journey in her own inimitable voice
Jessye Norman at Notre Dame : a Christmas concert by Jessye Norman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concert with Jessye Norman at Notre-Dame cathedral
Euryanthe romantische Oper in drei Akten by Carl Maria von Weber( Recording )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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-

Norman, Jessy

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