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Barbirolli, John 1899-1970

Works: 3,928 works in 6,775 publications in 7 languages and 46,184 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Live sound recordings  Operas  Requiems  Musical settings  Biography  Masses  Motion picture music  Arrangements (Music)  Music 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Arranger, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, dir, Composer, Other, Narrator, Editor, Musician, Adapter
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Barbirolli
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

63 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

19 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story: Act I. The action unfolds on Cyprus, under Venetian rule in the 16th century. The scene is outside the castle, residence of Otello, governor of the island, facing the port. It is night. A furious storm churns the sea, and a crowd of Venetian citizens and soldiers helplessly watch while the ship of the Moor Otello desperately tries to make it into port. Only Iago, one of Otello's men, does not participate in the general apprehension for the safety of his leader: he hates Otello, because Otello has promoted Cassio captain instead of him; he meditates revenge. The crowd is jubilant as Otello finally lands safely and announces that the Turkish fleet has been defeated. When the Moor enters the castle, the fireworks start and all drink to his victory. In the midst of the rejoicing, Iago starts to weave the scheme that will lead to his commander's downfall: he treacherously insinuates to Roderigo, who had revealed to Iago his love for Otello's wife, Desdemona, that Captain Cassio also feels the same affection for the woman. Then Iago gets Cassio drunk, and incites a fight between the two men, but the dangerous duel that starts between them is stopped by Montano. However, the peacemaker is wounded by Cassio. Iago sounds the alarm, swelling the episode out of proportion until the crowd is in tumult. Called back by the shouts and noise, Otello, falsely informed by Iago, punishes Cassio and demotes him. This is a first victory for Iago, who exults
Barbirolli by John Barbirolli( )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Butterfly highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

17 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in Italian and German and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die schönsten Cellokonzerte Favourite cello concertos by Jacqueline Du Pré( )

17 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English string music by Bournemouth Sinfonietta( )

19 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Heldenleben by Richard Strauss( )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Heldenleben: Tondichtung, op.40 / Macbeth: Tondichtung nach Shakespeares Drama, op.23
Best of British the nation's favourite classical music( )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lasting inspiration by Jacqueline Du Pré( )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enigma variations Pomp & circumstance by Edward Elgar( )

4 editions published in 1995 and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

29 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton conducts the Choir of Trinity College's performance of Herbert Howell's ode to the transience of life
The very best of Jacqueline du Pré by Jacqueline Du Pré( )

9 editions published in 2005 in 4 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cello concertos by Jacqueline Du Pré( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

20 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile Petite symphonie by Charles Gounod( )

7 editions published in 2001 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian opera arias by Renata Scotto( )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Italian and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Champagne and laughter the music of Johann Strauss II by Johann Strauss( )

4 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les nuits d'été : op. 7 ; La mort de Cléopatre ; Les Troyens. Act V, scenes 2 & 3 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

2 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Cockaigne' Cello concerto ; Sea pictures by Edward Elgar( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barbirolli; a biographical sketch by Charles Rigby( Book )

2 editions published in 1948 in Undetermined and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Madama Butterfly
Alternative Names
Barbiolli, Giovanni Battista, 1899-1970

Barbirolli, Giovanni.

Barbirolli, Giovanni Battista

Barbirolli, Giovanni Battista 1899-1970

Barbirolli, J. 1899-1970

Barbirolli, J. (John), 1899-1970

Barbirolli, John

Barbirolli, John Giovanni Battista.

Barbirolli, John sir 1899-1970

Barbirolli, Sir John.

Barbirolli Sir John 1899-1970

Ioannes Barbirolli

John Barbirolli britischer Dirigent und Cellist

John Barbirolli Brits dirigent (1899-1970)

John Barbirolli direttore d'orchestra britannico

Джон Барбиролли

Джон Барбіроллі

ג'ון ברבירולי

جان باربیرولی

جون بابوريلي

바비롤리, 조반니 바티스타 1899-1970

바비롤리, 존 1899-1970

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