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Pritchard, John 1921-1989

Works: 432 works in 1,286 publications in 8 languages and 16,730 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Excerpts  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Songs  History  Overtures 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Other, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Producer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about John Pritchard
Most widely held works by John Pritchard
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

73 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A splendid keepsake of a production which must surely rank among Glyndebourne's greatest, a noble performance of the work in which Mozart's dramatic genius first attained its full stature."--Thomas Heinitz, Saturday Review. (cover)
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( )

45 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

66 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a performance of Lucia that literally made Joan Sutherland a star overnight. And no wonder. Her enormous, sumptuous voice seemed made for the role of the hapless young woman, driven mad by her fate. When Sutherland sang Lucia's famous "mad scene" it drove audiences, well, mad. Her cascading vocal embellishments seemed both unending and superhuman, but she tossed them off with the élan of an Olympic gymnast dazzling the crowd with a gold-medal performance. But then, Sutherland's voice was always golden
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

66 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 648 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
The Marriage of Figaro : a comic opera in 4 acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

24 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville
Violin concerto ; Romances nos. 1 & 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

4 editions published in 2002 and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi & Puccini by Kiri Te Kanawa( Recording )

8 editions published in 1983 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold in Italy ; Rêverie et caprice by Hector Berlioz( )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera arias by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French songs and arias by Kiri Te Kanawa( )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in French and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French opera arias by Frederica Von Stade( Recording )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Room with a view by E. M Forster( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on E.M. Forster's novel of requited love. A young, independent-minded, upper-class Edwardian woman who is trying to sort out her burgeoning romantic feelings, divided between an enigmatic free spirit she meets on vacation in Florence and the priggish bookworm to whom she becomes engaged back in the more corseted Surrey. Funny, sexy, and sophisticated, this film was a gargantuan art-house hit
Hänsel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Recording )

18 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet articles. In German: Hänsel & Gretel, Hexenwald und Kinderparadies / Karl Dietrich Gräwe ; Inhalt -- In English: Hansel & Gretel, lessons for life / Bruno Bettelheim ; Hansel & Gretel, from fireside to footlights / Barrymore Laurence Scherer ; Synopsis -- In French: A propos d'Hansel et Gretel / Marcel Marnat -- In Italian: Hänsel e Gretel / Franco Soprano
L'incoronazione di Poppea ; Madrigals by Claudio Monteverdi( )

3 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in German and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor woodcutter's two children, lost in the woods, come upon a gingerbread house inhabited by a wicked witch
Mozart arias by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teresa Stich-Randall's elegant style shines in a collection of recordings featuring several of Mozart's greatest arias
John Ogdon : 70th anniversary edition by John Ogdon( )

3 editions published in 2007 and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traviata : highlights by Giuseppe Verdi( )

11 editions published between 1064 and 2015 in Italian and English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prelude -- Libiamo ne' lieti calici (Brindisi) -- Un di felice -- È strano!-- Ah, fors' è lui-- Sempre libera -- Lunge da lei-- De' miei bollenti spiriti -- Pura siccome un angelo -- Ah! dite alla giovine -- Di provenza il mar -- Ogni sup aver tal femmina -- Teneste la promessa--' Addio del passato -- Parigi, o cara -- Ah, Violetta!-Voi? Signor
Der Schauspieldirektor ; Concert arias by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance no. 1 in G, op. 40 ; Romance no. 2 in F, op. 50 ; Violin concerto in D, op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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John Pritchard Brits dirigent (1921-1989)

John Pritchard direttore d'orchestra britannico

John Pritchard englischer Dirigent

Pritchard, John 1921-

Pritchard, John 1921-1989

Pritchard John Michael.

Pritchard, John Michael 1918-1989

Pritchard, John Michael 1921-

Pritchard, Stanley Frederick 1918-1989

Pritchard, Stanley Frederick 1921-1989

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프리처드, 존 1921-1989