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Alva, Luigi

Works: 626 works in 1,572 publications in 6 languages and 11,163 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Librettos  Excerpts  Marches (Music)  Music videos  Film adaptations  Opera films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Other, per, Author, Musician, Interviewee, ten, l4
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Luigi Alva
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )

94 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,226 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
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

86 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( )

28 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Schippers leads a superlative cast in one of Donizetti's most beloved comic operas. This two disc set was taken from a live performance on March 5, 1966 and features Carlo Bergonzi as Nemorino and Roberta Peters as Adina
La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

74 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossini's enchanting retelling of the Cinderella story features Jennifer Larmore as Angelina, the good and modest girl at the mercy of her nasty stepsisters. Her charms capture the heart of her Prince Charming, the handsome Don Ramiro (Raúl Giménez)--who is disguised as his own valet, Dandini (Alessandro Corbelli). Heartbreak and comic confusion ensue before the lovers are finally united. Simone Alaimo sings Angelina's bumbling stepfather Don Magnifico and John Relyea is the suave and wizardly philosopher Alidoro
Don Giovanni : highlights by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

17 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from the original soundtrack of the Joseph Losey film
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

54 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BERGANZA, Teresa (soprano). ALVA, Luigi (tenor). CORENA, Fernando (bass). PANERAI, Rolando (bass). TAVOLACCINI, Giuliana (soprano). PACE, Miti Truccato (mezzo-soprano). MONTARSOLO, Paolo (bass-baritone). CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF THE MAGGIO MUSICALE FLORENTINO. VARVISO, Silvio (conductor)
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

39 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution (Il barbiere di Siviglia, ossia L'inutile precauzione) is an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with a libretto (based on Pierre Beaumarchais's comedy Le Barbier de Séville) by Cesare Sterbini. The overture, first written for Aureliano in Palmira, is a famous example of Rossini's characteristic Italian style. The première (under the title Almaviva, or the Useless Precaution) took place on February 20, 1816, at the Teatro Argentina, Rome. Rossini's opera follows the first of the plays from the Figaro trilogy, by French playwright Pierre Beaumarchais, while Mozart's opera Le nozze di Figaro, composed 30 years earlier in 1786, is based on the second part of the Beaumarchais trilogy
L'isola disabitata by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

29 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Isola disabitata: Azione teatrale in due parti, Hob.XXVIII:9. Libretto: Pietro Metastasio
Il re pastore by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Rè pastore: Dramma per musica in due atti, KV 208. Libretto: Pietro Metastasio
Il mondo della luna dramma giocoso by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

43 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters whose fiancés have gone off to war (or so they pretend), a clever maid, a cynical old philosopher, and those same two fiancés in disguise--six characters is all it takes for Mozart and his librettist, Lorenzo Da Ponte, to explore both the fun and the heartbreak that love can lead to in this equally lighthearted and deeply human comedy. James Levine masterfully leads a stellar cast that includes Carol Vaness and Tatiana Troyanos as the sisters, Jerry Hadley and Thomas Hampson as their fiancés, Betsy Norden as Despina, and Richard Van Allen as Don Alfonso
La fedeltà premiata dramma pastorale giocoso by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

12 editions published in 1976 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcina by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SUTHERLAND, Joan (soprano). BERGANZA, Tereza (soprano). LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. BOYNGE, Richard (conductor)
The barber of Seville highlights by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alva, L.

Alva, L. (Luigi)

Alva Talledo, Luis Ernesto, 1927-

Luigi Alva

Luigi Alva artiste lyrique

Luigi Alva operazanger uit Peru

Luigi Alva peruanischer Tenor

Luigi Alva Peruvian opera tenor

Luigi Alva tenore peruviano

Luis Alva

Talledo, Luis Ernesto Alva 1927-

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