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Alva, Luigi

Overview
Works: 507 works in 1,560 publications in 8 languages and 12,259 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Music videos  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Excerpts  Marches (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Other, per, Musician, Author, Interviewee, ten, l4
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Luigi Alva
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

171 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story involves Rosina who is kept under lock and key by her guardian, Dr. Bartolo, who intends to marry her. However, she is being wooed by Count Almaviva disguised as Lindoro, a student. Bartolo is alerted to the scheme as the comic love story unravels
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

85 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )

93 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,197 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
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in Italian and German and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( )

28 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 579 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 )

71 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 520 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( )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

55 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 383 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)
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

46 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opera is based on Beaumarchais' comedy Le Barbier de Seville. The action occupies a single day, is set in Seville in the eighteenth century, and revolves around the devious efforts of the young Count Almaviva, aided by Figaro, the barber of Seville, to woo and marry Rosina, the ward of old Dr. Bartolo, who intends to wed the girl himself to acquire her dowry. After a hilarious series of machinations the yojng couple succeed in marrying against Bartolo's wishes
Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

42 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 312 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
The barber of Seville (highlights) by Gioacchino Rossini( )

16 editions published between 1952 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'isola disabitata by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Isola disabitata: Azione teatrale in due parti, Hob.XXVIII:9. Libretto: Pietro Metastasio
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

36 editions published between 1952 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This abridged holiday presentation for families of opera's most popular comedy, sung in English, features a cast of youthful Met stars: Isabel Leonard is the feisty Rosina, Alek Shrader is her suitor, Count Almaviva, and Rodion Pogossov is Figaro, the resourceful barber of the title. John Del Carlo sings as Rosina's foolish guardian, Dr. Bartolo, and Yves Abel conducts
Il re pastore by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

La fedeltà premiata dramma pastorale giocoso by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

12 editions published in 1976 in 3 languages and held by 194 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)
Nessun dorma the art of the tenor( )

1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of arias sung by the world's greatest tenors
Griselda by Alessandro Scarlatti( Recording )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operatic arias by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 126 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-

Луиджи Альва

ルイジ・アルヴァ

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