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Norman, Jessye

Overview
Works: 1,885 works in 5,166 publications in 9 languages and 59,547 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Chamber operas  Excerpts  Song cycles  Oratorios  Biography  Autobiographies 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Other, Arranger, Musician, Commentator, Conductor, Actor, Interviewee, Artist, Speaker, Narrator, sop, Composer, Author of introduction
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Jessye Norman
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

45 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,062 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
Lieder by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 963 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
Il corsaro by Giuseppe Verdi( )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il corsaro: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Recording )

51 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 871 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( )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A William Butler Yeats translation of Oedipus Rex performed by the Shakespearean Festival Players under the direction of Tyrone Guthrie.-
Carmen by Georges Bizet( )

43 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production was recorded in the Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli in 1960 and is sung in Italian. This CD set also includes excerpts from two other productions; one with Giuletta Simionato as Carmen, recorded in Palermo in 1959 (sung in Italian) and one with Simionato as Carmen and Di Stefano as Don José recorded in La Scala Milan in 1955 and conducted by Karajan
Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler( )

39 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So einzigartig wie die formale Gestaltung des Werks, so extrem sind die Anforderungen an seine Interpreten: Es bedarf zweier gestandener Liedsänger, die im Zusammenwirken mit dem riesigen Orchesterapparat ebenso als Solisten hervortreten, wie sie sich als konzertierende Stimmen in das symphonische Gefüge mit einzuordnen vermögen. Es bedarf eines ausgezeichneten, bestens aufeinander abgestimmten Klangkörpers, und natürlich einer Dirigentenpersönlichkeit, die für Zusammenhalt sorgt und der Großform Geist und Beseeltheit verleiht. Alle diese Parameter fügten sich bei Konzerten zusammen, die am 25. und 26. Januar 2018 im Herkulessaal der Münchener Residenz aufgezeichnet wurden und nun bereits als CD bei BR Klassik veröffentlicht werden
Spirituals in concert by Kathleen Battle( Recording )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euryanthe by Carl Maria von Weber( Recording )

57 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded June and July 1974, Lukaskirche, Dresden; previouly released; digitally remastered
Gurre-Lieder by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in German and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Recording )

41 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 641 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
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features James Morris, Mari-Anne Haggander and Chris Ludwig in the Met's acclaimed production
Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

41 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 604 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
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 584 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
Lieder by Richard Strauss( )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( )

64 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 563 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
Sacred songs = Geistliche Lieder = Chants sacrés by Jessye Norman( Recording )

37 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in 6 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Visual )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 557 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
Alceste by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

29 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 551 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 548 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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Jessye Norman

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

Normen Džesi

Джесси Норман

Норман, Джесси

Ջեսսի Նորման

ג'סי נורמן

ג'סי נורמן זמרת אמריקאית

جسی نورمن خواننده آمریکایی

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ジェシー・ノーマン

ノーマン, ジェシー

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