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Ambrosian Opera Chorus

Overview
Works: 100 works in 347 publications in 4 languages and 4,252 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Music  Parodies, imitations, etc  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elderly scholar Faust is returned to his youth by the satanic Mefistofeles for the pursuit of beauty and knowledge. In the sordid aftermath of two failed love affairs, he reflects on the illusory nature of worldly beauty, and through a mystical union with the divinity, dies redeemed
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni ( Recording )
40 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This recording contains the complete operas sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the librettos with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composers, biographies of the principal singers and conductors
Semele by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and German and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Semele: Weltliches Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 58. Text: William Congreve
Anything goes by Cole Porter ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anything Goes: Musical Comedy in Two Acts. Book: G.R.Bolton and P.G.Wodehouse
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
27 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historic complete recording of the opera Nabucco (Nebukadnezar) in Italian
Maometto II by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1985 in Italian and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beatrice di Tenda by Vincenzo Bellini ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beatrice di Tenda: Tragedia lirica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani / Norma: Sediciose voci: Aria / I Puritani: Son vergin vezzosa in vesta di sposa; O rendetemi la speme: Arie / La Sonnambula: Ah, non credea mirarti: Aria
Suor Angelica by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1977 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Italian and held by 178 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
L'amore dei tre re [opera in three acts by Italo Montemezzi ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in Italian and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the opera that made Verdi famous overnight, performed here with the all-star cast that introduced the work to the Met shortly before this broadcast. Thomas Schippers' superb conducting galvanized the Met orchestra and chorus, to say nothing of the magnificent soloists, headed by Cornell MacNeil as the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar, who loses his throne to his demented, scheming daughter, played by a blazing Leonie Rysanek. Majestic bass Cesare Siepi is the high priest Zaccaria. The opera is still a rarity and this rendition is legendary
Guillaume Tell by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in French and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carmen by Georges Bizet ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in French and Undetermined and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Staged in London's Earls Court, Steven Pimlott's production portrays a vivid celebration of life before the final death. Maria Ewing sings the part of the passionate Gypsy with all the temperament the role demands
L'amore dei tre re by Italo Montemezzi ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Also sprach Zarathustra ; Four last songs ; Empress' awakening by Richard Strauss ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in German and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Donizetti Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faust by Charles Gounod ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Cenerentola: Melodramma giocoso in due atti. Libretto: Jacopo Ferretti
The classic love album ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in Italian and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maometto secondo by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maometto II: Dramma per musica in due atti. Libretto: Cesare della Valle
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Ambrosian Chorus

controlled identity Ambrosian Singers

Ambrosian Choir London
Ambrosian Chorus.
Ambrosian Chorus London
Ambrosian Singers.
Coro de la Ópera Ambrosiana
Coro dell'Opera Ambrosiana
Opernyĭ khor "Ambrozian"
Opernyj chor "Ambrozian"
Languages
Italian (138)
English (19)
French (5)
German (2)