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Ghiaurov, Nicolai 1929-2004

Overview
Works: 1,011 works in 3,585 publications in 9 languages and 31,289 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Televised operas  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Music  Filmed operas  Film adaptations  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Artist, Vocalist, Musician
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Nicolai Ghiaurov
Faust by Charles Gounod( Recording )

112 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS OF THE THEATRE NATIONAL DE L'OPERA, PARIS. PRETRE, Georges. DOMINGO, Placido (tenor). FRENI, Mirella (soprano). GHIAUROV, Nicolai (bass). ALLEN, Thomas (baritone). COMMAND, Michelle (soprano). TAILLON, Jocelyn (mezzo-soprano). VENTO, Marc (baritone)
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

117 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Verdi's most intriguing masterpieces, this March 1964 performance of Verdi's Don Carlo captures the opera's unique and tragic grandeur
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

58 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical excerpts drawn from Puccini's Turandot (London 414 274-2) with descriptive narration by Robert Lyall, to promote the upcoming production of the opera on October 21 & 22, 2005 by Opera Grand Rapids in De Vos Hall
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

102 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this eagerly-awaited complete opera recording from superstar Andrea Bocelli, the tenor assembles a fine cast to explore Verdi's most spectacular work: the award-winning American soprano Kristin Lewis takes the role of Aida, the brilliant Italian mezzo Veronica Simeoni as Amneri. Giorgio Giuseppini takes the role of Il Re (the Egyptian King), the powerful Ambrogio Maestri ("Italy's answer to Bryn Terfel") as Amonasro and Carlo Colombara, renowned Verdi bass, as Ramfis
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

57 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical excerpts drawn from Giacomo Puccini's La Bohème (London 421 049-2) with descriptive narration by Robert Lyall, to promote the upcoming production of the opera on February 11 & 12, 2005 by Opera Grand Rapids in De Vos Hall
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi( )

55 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Carlos: Grand opéra en cinq actes. Livret: Joseph Méry et Camille du Locle
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

60 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

57 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PAVAROTTI, Luciano (tenor). MILNES, Sherrill (baritone). SUTHERLAND, Joan (soprano). DAVIES, Ryland (tenor). GHIAUROV, Nicolai (bass). TOURANGEAU, Huguette (mezzo-soprano). POLI, Pier Francesco (tenor). ROYAL OPERA HOUSE CHORUS. ROYAL OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRA. BONYNGE, Richard (conductor)
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Egypt of the Pharoahs there is war with Ethiopia. The Ethiopian King's daughter, Aida, has been captured and is now a slave in the service of the Pharoah's daughter, Amneris. Radames loves Aida but is loved by Amneris. He is appointed general of the Egyptian army and in the second scene of the second act returns in triumph, to be rewarded by the unwelcome hand of Amneris in marriage. Aida's father, Amonasro, has been taken prisoner, his life spared at the intercession of Radames. In the third act he induces his daughter to help him discover the plans of the Egyptian army, which she does in a meeting with Radames, their conversation overheard by Amonasro. Aida and Amonasro take flight but the apparent treachery of Radames is now revealed and he is condemned to death, to the dismay of Amneris. In the final scene he is immured in a stone tomb, where he is joined by Aida. As they die, Amneris, above the tomb, prays for peace for her beloved Radames
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

91 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king
Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

49 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary maestro Thomas Schippers conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and chorus in a December 1962 performance of Verdi's Ernani, which features a truly bravura performance by Carlo Bergonzi
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

61 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 673 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
Faust : (Highlights) by Charles Gounod( )

26 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited Bohemians and doomed love
Messa da Requiem ; Quattro pezzi sacri by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

53 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Levine leads the Met's musical forces in one of Verdi's most atmospheric scores, with baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky in the title role of the Doge of Genoa heading the extraordinary cast. Ferruccio Furlanetto is his nemesis, the noble Fiesco, who is reconciled with Boccanegra just before the Doge's death. Barbara Frittoli sings Amelia, Boccanegra's daughter and Fiesco's granddaughter, and Ramón Vargas is her lover, Gabriele Adorno, Boccanegra's political enemy-turned-supporter
Aida : (highlights) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features highlights from Riccardo Muti's interpretation of Verdi's Aida, whose cast includes Montserrat Caballe and Placido Domingo
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Recording )

60 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rchestra ; Herbert von Karajan, con
Guglielmo Tell by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

28 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gâurov, Nikolaj Georgiev

Ghiarov, Nicolai 1929-2004

Ghiauroff, Nicolai 1929-2004

Ghiaurov, Nicolaï

Ghiaurov Nicolaï 1929-2004

Ghiaúrov, Nikolaï

Ghiaurov, Nikolai 1929-2004

Giaourov, Nicolas

Giaourov Nicolas 1929-2004

Giaurov, Nikolai.

Giaurov, Nikolaï Georgiev

Gi︠a︡urov, Nikolaĭ Georgiev 1929-

Gi︠a︡urov, Nikolaĭ Georgiev 1929-2004

Gjaurov, Nicolai 1929-2004

Gjaurov, Nicolaj G. 1929-2004

Gjaurov, Nicolaj Georgiev 1929-2004

Gjaurov, Nikolaï

Gjaurov Nikolaï 1929-2004

Gjaurov, Nikolaj 1929-2004

Gjaurovs, Nikolajs 1929-2004

Gjaurow, Nicolaj G. 1929-2004

Gjaurow, Nikolaj.

Gjaurow, Nikolaj 1929-2004

Guiaurov, Nicolai 1929-2004

Gyaurov, Nikola.

Gyaurov, Nikola 1929-2004

N. Ghiaurov

Nicolai Ghiaurov

Nicolaï Ghiaurov artiste lyrique

Nicolai Ghiaurov Opera singer

Nicolai Ghiaurov zanger uit Bulgarije (1929-2004)

Nicolaj Ghiaurov basso bulgaro

Nikolái Giaúrov

Nikolai Gjaurov

Nikolaj Đaurov

Nikolaj Georgijev Gjaurov

Nikołaj Giaurow

Nikolaj Gjaurov

Nikolaj Gjaurow bulgarisch-österreichischer Opernsänger

Nikolay Gyaurov

Гауров, Николай 1929-2004

Гяуров, Николай

Гяуров Николай 1929-2004

Микола Гяуров

Николај Ѓауров

Николај Ђауров

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ニコライ・ギャウロフ

尼可萊·吉奧羅夫

Languages
Italian (628)

French (116)

German (50)

English (48)

Russian (41)

Latin (23)

Bulgarian (7)

Spanish (4)

Dutch (1)

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