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Masterson, Valerie

Overview
Works: 165 works in 456 publications in 5 languages and 4,500 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Filmed operas  Live sound recordings  Operas  Interviews  Television adaptations  Music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, per, Author
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Valerie Masterson
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 493 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 production follows modern practice in using women in these parts, and in particular, Dame Janet Baker creates the virtuoso role of Julius Caesar
The pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First work recorded February, March, 1929; Second work recorded September, 1933
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ohio Opera's 2008 Festival performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic opera includes all the music as well the complete dialogue
Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 290 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 252 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 )
22 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Xerxes by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Xerxes love for Romilda sets off a series of intrigues which end with Xerxes agreeing to marry Amastris
The pirates of Penzance, or, The slave of duty with dialogue by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in German and English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The starlight express by Edward Elgar ( )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 135 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
A Gilbert & Sullivan gala by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and held by 123 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
Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in German and held by 120 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
The Mikado, or, the town of Titipu without dialogue by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in German and English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of love and power set in the Middle East. Centers around Cleopatra's manipulation of Caesar and Ptolemy
Bitter sweet by Noel Coward ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
H.M.S. Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ralph Rackstraw wins the captain's daughter Josephine aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore
On the town by Leonard Bernstein ( Recording )
4 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
Kismet by Robert Wright ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kismet: Musical Arabian Night in Two Acts. Based on themes of Alexander Borodin. Book: Charles Lederer and Luther Davis
Die Entführung aus dem Serail Abduction from the Seraglio ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in German and held by 63 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 (153)
Italian (17)
German (14)
French (1)
Spanish (1)
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