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Masterson, Valerie

Overview
Works: 168 works in 427 publications in 5 languages and 4,385 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Interviews  Juvenile works 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Singer, per
Classifications: M1500.S95, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Valerie Masterson
The pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First work recorded February, March, 1929; Second work recorded September, 1933
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A studio performance of one of Handel's best known operas by the English National Opera. The Opera, a tale of love and power based on Shakespeare's play, was first performed in 1724 at the Haymarket Theatre in London using castrati singers in the heroes roles. This lavish production follows modern practice in using women in these parts, and in particular, Dame Janet Baker creates the virtuoso role of Julius Caesar
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and German and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptation of the opera by Gilbert and Sullivan
Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Xerxes from the London Coliseum : opera in three acts ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera in three acts about a water nymph, who, longing for human feeling, falls in love with a human prince
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gilbert and Sullivan overtures by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contents: Mikado, The priates of Penzance, H.M.S. pinafore, The Yeomen of the guard, Trial by jury
The mikado by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cheap tailor Ko-Ko was deemed Lord High Executioner under remarkable circumstances and faces a great challenge when the Mikado, Emperor of Japan, sends notice that if an execution does not take place within the month, the Town of Titipu will be dishonored and Ko-Ko himself will lose his head. The situation is complicated when Ko-Ko claims to have executed a wandering minstrel who turns out to be the Mikado's son; and to save the lives of his friends and himself, he must win the hand of the sadistic, unattractive Katisha. The opera is considered Gilbert and Sullivan's best work, and never ceases to amaze new generations
Xerxes opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handel's comic opera about Xerxes, King of Persia, who declares his love for the army commander's daughter and sets off a series of romantic intrigues
The mikado or, The town of Titipu by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Xerxes by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera in three acts about a water nymph, who, longing for human feeling, falls in love with a human prince
Die Entführung aus dem Serail [The abduction from the seraglio] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in German and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the lovers Konstanze and Belmonte, the two servants Blonde and Pedrillo, the pasha Bassa and the mean warden Osmin, was brought to life by the music of Mozart
Julius Caesar opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caesar arrives in Egypt, hailed as conqueror. Cleopatra, rival of Sextus for the throne of Egypt tries to conquer Caesar with her beauty. She soon falls in love with Caesar and helps him escape to sfety when mobs attack the palace. Caesar is eventually victorius in battle and crowns Cleopatra queen
Bitter sweet by Noel Coward ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
H.M.S. Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sailor and the captain's daughter decide to elope but a bumboat woman reveals that he is of noble birth which allows a happy outcome
The starlight express by Edward Elgar ( )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This CD is part of an edition released to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, which presents all the major orchestral, choral, chamber and stage works, as well as many lesser pieces and rarities in interpretations by the 20th century's finest Elgarians
Giulio Cesare by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the town by Leonard Bernstein ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the Town: Musical Comedy in Two Acts. Book: Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Die Entführung aus dem Serail Abduction from the Seraglio ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Belmonte rescues Constanze from the Pashaś palace, only to be caught
 
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Alternative Names
Masterson, Margaret Valerie
Masterson, Valery 1937-
Languages
English (125)
Italian (18)
German (12)
French (1)
Spanish (1)
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