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Sills, Beverly

Overview
Works: 675 works in 1,419 publications in 5 languages and 22,146 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Operas  History  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Interviewer, Singer, Host, Commentator, Interviewee, Other, Author of introduction, Speaker, Artist, Former owner
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Beverly Sills
The ballad of Baby Doe by Douglas Moore ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1958 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Operatic interpretation of the love story of silver baron Horace Tabor and Baby Doe (Elizabeth McCourt)
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
32 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 698 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
Manon by Jules Massenet ( Recording )
38 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who can resist the charms of Manon or remain unmoved by her fate? Ruth Ann Swenson takes on Massenet's title heroine, the equally beautiful and high-spirited young girl who turns her back on life in a convent when she meets the handsome des Grieux (Giuseppe Sabbatini)--only to be seduced by the promise of a luxurious existence as the mistress of the rich old Brétigny (Kim Josephson). When she learns that des Grieux, desperate she has left him, is about to take holy orders, she changes her mind--but it is too late, and their love story ends in tragedy
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The art of Beverly Sills by Beverly Sills ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 426 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 )
30 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maria Callas, soprano ; Chor und Orchester der rai Roma ; Tullio Serafin, con
I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I Capuleti e i Montecchi: Tragedia lirica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
Roberto Devereux by Gaetano Donizetti ( Recording )
27 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roberto Devereux (Elizabeth and Essex). Beverly Sills, soprano Robert Ilosfalvy, tenor Peter Glossop, baritone Beverly Wolff, mezzo soprano. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Ambrosian Opera Chorus. Charles Mackerras, conductor. John McCarthy, chorus master. Libretto and notes
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The opera is based on Beaumarchais' comedy Le Barbier de Séville. The action occupies a single day, is set in Seville, 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 young couple succeed in marrying against Bartolo's wishes
Music of Victor Herbert by Victor Herbert ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti ( )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julius Caesar [opera in three acts] by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in Italian and English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Italian and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stars Beverly Sills as Violetta, Verdi's most sympathetic tragic heroine. Her lover, Alfredo, is played by Henry Price
L'assedio di Corinto by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story involves Rosina who is kept under lock and key by her guardian, Dr. Bartolo, who intends to marry her. However, she is being wooed by Count Almaviva disguised as Lindoro, a student. Bartolo is alerted to the scheme as the comic love story unravels
The daughter of the regiment by Gaetano Donizetti ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An opera about a little girl who was adopted by a whole regiment
Maria Stuarda by Gaetano Donizetti ( Recording )
28 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maria Stuarda: Tragedia lirica in tre atti. Libretto: Giuseppe Bardari
Thaïs by Jules Massenet ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in French and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Take one ascetic monk named Athanaël and one ravishingly beautiful courtesan named Thaïs, add Massenet's sensual, melodious music, with equal dashes of eroticism and religious fervor--and you have a powerful opera that is at once a celebration of the sacred and the profane, of flesh and soul. This rarity had not been heard at the Met for almost 40 years when it was brought back as a vehicle for the great soprano Beverly Sills and the magnetic singing actor Sherrill Milnes. Together, they masterfully bring to life the searing conflict at the heart of the drama
Roberto Devereux by Gaetano Donizetti ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in Italian and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performance of the opera about Queen Elizabeth I
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Greenough, Beverly Sills.
Silbermann, Miriam.
Silbermann, Miriam 1929-2007 Wirklicher Name
Sills, Beverly
Sills Greenough, Beverly.
Sillz, Beverli.
Sillz, Beverli, 1929-2007
Sillz, Beverly 1929-2007
Silverman, Belle.
Silverman, Belle 1929-2007
Silverman, Belle Miriam.
Silverman, Belle Miriam, 1929-
Silverman, Belle Miriam, 1929-2007
Silverman, Belle Miriam 1929-2007 Frueherer Name
Languages
Italian (194)
English (99)
French (32)
German (8)
Multiple languages (2)
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