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Alva, Luigi

Overview
Works: 503 works in 1,634 publications in 8 languages and 13,945 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films  Music videos  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Music  Art music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Other, Musician, Author, Interviewee, ten
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 )

179 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording of Rossini's famous comic opera was recorded in 1957, in Kingsway Hall, London, and digitally remastered in 1997
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

88 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )

99 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,541 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
La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

77 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Cinderella story. The story is the familiar fairy tale but with the fairy element left out. In place of the fairy godmother, we have Alidoro, a philosophic person and friend of the Prince. The glass slipper is replaced with a pair of bracelets. One of these bracelets is given to the Prince at the ball and recognition of the other leads to the customary happy ending
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

17 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( )

27 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 618 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
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

39 editions published between 1952 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 484 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
Don Giovanni (highlights) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

60 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 382 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 )

48 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 375 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( )

43 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Italian soldiers test the faithfulness of their respective lovers by faking their departure to battle, reappearing in disguise as Albanians and proceeding to court them
The barber of Seville : (highlights) by Gioacchino Rossini( )

16 editions published between 1952 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'isola disabitata by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 282 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 )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ay-ay-ay : Spanish and Latin American songs by Luigi Alva( )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il mondo della luna ; dramma giocoso by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published in 1976 in 4 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcina by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

12 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcina: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 34. Libretto: Antonio Fanzaglia
Griselda by Antonio Vivaldi( Recording )

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

Nessun dorma : the art of the tenor( )

1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of arias sung by the world's greatest tenors
 
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Alternative Names
Alva, L.

Alva, L. (Luigi)

Al'va, Luidži

Alva, Luis 1927-

Alva Talledo, Luis Ernesto 1927-

Luigi Alva artiste lyrique

Luigi Alva operazanger uit Peru

Luigi Alva peruanischer Tenor

Luigi Alva Peruvian opera tenor

Luigi Alva tenore peruviano

Talledo, Luis Ernesto Alva 1927-

Луиджи Алва

Луиджи Альва

ルイジ・アルヴァ

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