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Bruson, Renato

Overview
Works: 681 works in 2,439 publications in 8 languages and 25,671 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Musical settings  Film adaptations  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films  Art music  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, Other, Actor, Arranger, Musician, Instrumentalist, bar, Conductor, Collector
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Renato Bruson
Tosca : highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

58 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La acción transcurre en Roma, el 14 de junio de 1800, cuando Napoleón vence a los austríacos al mando del general Michael von Melas en la batalla de Marengo. Musicalmente, la obra se mantiene en el estilo desarrollado por Puccini hasta el momento: continuidad del discurso musical, roto apenas por una o dos arias. Las escenas más impactantes son el Te Deum del final del primer acto, y las arias Vissi d'arte (para Tosca) y E lucevan le stelle (para Mario). Dramáticamente, el segundo acto es de una intensidad inigualada por otra obra de Puccini
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

87 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El principal atractivo de esta grabación es el espectacular registro sonoro del sello Decca en el que podemos apreciar la dirección brillante, equilibrada y dinámica del maestro Solti. Los cantantes son de reconocida fama pero sus voces no se corresponden con las características que Verdi diseñó para cada personaje. Aún así, la técnica depurada de Pavarotti, la profesionalidad de la Price y el trabajo actoral de Bruson, son elementos más que suficientes para poder disfrutar de esta versión
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

78 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

75 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

58 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's last work is his only major comedy and one of his crowning glories. Judith Raskin and Luigi Alva are the enchanting Fenton and Nannetta who want to be married even though her father, Ford (Frank Guarrera), objects. Ford's wife Alice (Phyllis Curtin) is being wooed by Falstaff (Ezio Flagello) who is also interested in Meg Page (Mildred Miller). Fortunately Dame Quickly (Fedora Barbieri) is a match for Falstaff and teaches him a lesson
Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

48 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary maestro Thomas Schippers conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and chorus in a December 1962 performance of Verdi's Ernani, which features a truly bravura performance by Carlo Bergonzi
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana ; Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni( Visual )

64 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenant du service militaire, Torrido apprend le mariage de Lola, qu'il aimait. Il se fiance alors avec Santuzza ; mais Lola, jalouse, le reconquiert. Pour se venger d'un tel abandon, Santuzza révèle au mari de sa rivale l'infortune qui l'accable. Les deux hommes s'affrontent dans un duel qui se termine par la mort de Torrido. Santuzza s'écroule, désespérée
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

47 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy of ambition, murder, madness and revenge in medieval Scotland as set to music by Giuseppe Verdi
Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano( )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of the young poet and his tragic life and death during the French Revolution
Rigoletto : highlights by Giuseppe Verdi( )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in Italian and German and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavatina:Regnava nel silenzio;Sulla tomba che rinserra;Appressati, Lucia;Il pallor funesto orrendo;Dov e Lucia?;Chi mi frena;Oh giusto cielo Ardon gl'incentsi Maria Calla, soprano Philharmonia Orchestraand Chorus Tullio Serafin, conductor Libretto included for selections
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

42 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king
Alzira by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

28 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( )

30 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Biblical tale of the overwhelming love between a Jewish leader (Samson) and a Philistine beauty (Dalila) that turns sour and destroys them both has inspired numerous composers. But it's easy to see why Saint-Saëns's opera has remained a favorite--not only with audiences but also with great singing actors. Seldom has Dalila been so sultry and seductive, or Samson's fall from strong man to blind prisoner been so wrenching. With enticing Risë Stevens and heroic Mario Del Monaco in the titles roles, and Martial Singher as the High Priest, this stunning performance is a true gem
Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi( )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Luisa Miller (Katia Ricciarelli) has given her heart to a man she knows as "Carlo." But he is really Rodolfo (Luciano Pavarotti), the son of Count Walter (Paul Plishka), who is being pressured by the Count to marry another woman. Despite every effort of Lucia's loving father (Leo Nucci), the evil Wurm (John Cheek), eventually triumphs. But it's Verdi's passionate music that wins in the end, brought to life by a cast who knows how to stir our hearts
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thrilling performance of Verdi's passionate drama features the legendary Leontyne Price in one of her most acclaimed roles. As Leonora, she is heard opposite Carlo Bergonzi, who plays her lover, Don Alvaro. When Alvaro accidentally kills Leonora's father, the two escape but are separated on their flight, with Leonora's brother Don Carlo (Kostas Paskalis) pursuing them to take revenge and restore his family's honor. The great Cesare Siepi is Padre Guardiano, the monk who hides Leonora. But when the lovers are finally reunited, tragedy ensues
Nabucco : opera in quattro atti by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

41 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production by Roberto De Simone of Verdi's Nabucco opened the 1986 season at La Scala, Milan. Recorded live at the opening night
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

47 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 340 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
Il corsaro by Giuseppe Verdi( )

23 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il corsaro: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
 
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Bruson, Renato 1936-...

Bruzon, Renato.

Renato Bruson

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Renato Bruson Italian opera singer

Renato Bruson italienischer Opernsänger, Bariton

Renato Bruson italiensk sångare

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