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Ghiaurov, Nicolai 1929-2004

Works: 974 works in 3,845 publications in 9 languages and 38,991 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Requiems  Music  History  Musical settings  Stories, plots, etc  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Vocalist, Artist, Musician, Actor
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Nicolai Ghiaurov
Faust by Charles Gounod( Recording )

119 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,524 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 )

127 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Leonie Rysanek triumphs in her second Met broadcast of the almost four dozen she would do during her astonishing career. Here she is Elizabeth of Valois, married to King Philip II of Spain (Jerome Hines), even though she loves his son, Don Carlo (Giulio Gari). Rysanek's heartbreaking performance fully connects with Elizabeth's passion and despair. Beloved baritone Robert Merrill is Don Carlo's friend, Roderigo, killed by the Inquisition. Blanche Thebom is Princess Eboli and future superstar Martina Arroyo is heard in her Met debut role as the Celestial Voice
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

68 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Franceso Maria Piave
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

110 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( )

97 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,195 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
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi( )

59 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Carlos: Grand opéra en cinq actes. Livret: Joseph Méry et Camille du Locle
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

69 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,129 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 : (highlights) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features highlights from Riccardo Muti's interpretation of Verdi's Aida, whose cast includes Montserrat Caballe and Placido Domingo
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( )

56 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of Simon Boccanegra is one of the capstones of Verdi's baritone repertoire. Sherrill Milnes gives a stunning portrayal of the 14th century Genoa doge, singing with both power and poetry, and reminding everyone why audiences acclaimed him the great American Verdi baritone of the day. Anna Tomowa-Sintow is Amelia, his long-lost daughter, in love with one of Boccanegra's most bitter political enemies. James Levine reveals his passion for Verdi's score, bringing out all the drama while reveling in its aching lyricism
Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

52 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 764 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
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Recording )

61 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rchestra ; Herbert von Karajan, con
Faust : (Highlights) by Charles Gounod( )

27 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

30 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

79 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extraordinary performance of Verdi's unforgettable Requiem features a dream cast: soprano Leontyne Price, equally acclaimed for her soaring phrasing and the nobility with which she sings the words, is joined by Plácido Domingo, one of the great Verdi tenors of his generation, distinguished mezzo-soprano Florence Quivar, and magnificent bass John Cheek. Under James Levine's inspired conducting, the Met Orchestra and Chorus deliver a thrilling account of this breathtaking score
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

72 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lyric drama in four parts
Eugene Onegin ; opera in 3 acts. [Complete] by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Russian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mefistófeles selecciones by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

1 edition published in 1968 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Gâurov, Nikolaj Georgiev

Ghiarov, Nicolai 1929-2004

Ghiauroff, Nicolai 1929-2004

Ghiaurov, Nicolaï

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Ghiaúrov, Nikolaï

Ghiaurov, Nikolai 1929-2004

Giaourov, Nicolas

Giaourov Nicolas 1929-2004

Giaurov, Nikolai.

Giaurov, Nikolaï Georgiev

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Gjaurov, Nicolaj G. 1929-2004

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Gjaurov, Nikolaï

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Gjaurow, Nicolaj G. 1929-2004

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Italian (537)

French (127)

German (55)

Latin (50)

English (46)

Russian (45)

Bulgarian (8)

Spanish (4)

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