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Norman, Jessye

Works: 1,557 works in 4,461 publications in 10 languages and 36,843 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Television adaptations  Televised operas  Biography  Filmed operas  Music  Music videos  Songs 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Other, Musician, per, Conductor, Commentator, Artist, Narrator, sop, Interviewee, Composer, Speaker, Arranger
Classifications: M1500,
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jessye Norman
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

41 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoffman drunk in a tavern is coerced by a group of student to tell them tales and stories of his love life. After telling the stories, he awakes to see Stella, his secret new love in the arms of his rival Counsellor Lindorf
Lieder by Richard Strauss( Recording )

91 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 870 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 )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirituals in concert by Kathleen Battle( Recording )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Recording )

46 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 709 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
Euryanthe by Carl Maria von Weber( Recording )

64 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded June and July 1974, Lukaskirche, Dresden; previouly released; digitally remastered
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Recording )

58 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 580 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
Gurre-Lieder by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

65 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 536 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)
Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

48 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of Stravinski's work from the Saito Kinen Festival in Matsumoto, Japan
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 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan et Isolde. Extr. Prélude ; Mort d'Isolde - "Mild und leise wie er lächelt",. Wagner, Richard42304520
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Visual )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second opera of Richard Wagner's Der Ring Des Nibelungen with James Levine conducting the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Stars Hildegard Behrens, Jessye Norman, Christa Ludwig, Gary Lakes, James Morris, Kurt Moll
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Visual )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 479 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
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Recording )

44 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Jessye Norman is Ariadne, the mythological heroine abandoned by her lover on the island of Naxos. In Strauss and Hofmannsthal's charming opera-within-an-opera, she is joined by Ruth Ann Swenson as Zerbinetta, the flirtatious leader of a commedia dell'arte troupe that--by order of an eccentric patron--unexpectedly finds itself in the middle of Ariadne's tragic story. Thomas Moser sings Bacchus, the young god who wins Ariadne, and Susanne Mentzer is the Composer of the fictional opera. Wagnerian bass-baritone Thomas Stewart makes a late-career cameo appearance as the Music Master
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 456 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
Il corsaro (The corsair) opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il corsaro: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in German and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Optagelser af Patrice Chéreau's opsætning af Nibelungens ring under Bayreuth-festspillene 1982
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 435 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
Lulu-suite ; The wine ; Lyric suite by Alban Berg( Recording )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in German and English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 7 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
Sacred songs = Geistliche Lieder = Chants sacrés by Jessye Norman( Recording )

30 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in 6 languages and held by 370 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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