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Corena, Fernando

Works: 613 works in 2,031 publications in 7 languages and 19,350 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art music  Musical settings  Stories, plots, etc  Excerpts  Interviews  Marches (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Vocalist, Musician, per, Commentator
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Fernando Corena
Most widely held works by Fernando Corena
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

92 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

81 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Boheme. Jussi Bjoerling, Robert Merrill, John Reardon, Giorgio Tozzi, Fernando Corena, Victoria de Los Angeles, Lucine Amara, WilliamNahr, Thomas Powell, George del Monte. Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

120 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca. Zinka Milanov, Jussi Bjoerling, Leonard Warren, Leonardo Monreale, Fernando Corena, Mario Carlin, Nestore Catalani, Vincenzo Preziosa, Giovanni Bianchini. Rome Opera House and Chorus. Erich Liensdorf, conductor
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( )

46 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

34 editions published between 1959 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This abridged holiday presentation for families of opera's most popular comedy, sung in English, features a cast of youthful Met stars: Isabel Leonard is the feisty Rosina, Alek Shrader is her suitor, Count Almaviva, and Rodion Pogossov is Figaro, the resourceful barber of the title. John Del Carlo sings as Rosina's foolish guardian, Dr. Bartolo, and Yves Abel conducts
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( )

58 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This broadcast recording features superstar tenor Luciano Pavarotti in his prime in one of his most beloved roles--he stars as Nemorino, a simple, good-natured guy who loves the beautiful and wealthy Adina (Judith Blegen). Unfortunately she is a bit of a flirt and takes his affection for granted. But she doesn't reckon on the power of true love, or the surprising effects of Dr. Dulcamara's love elixir. Fernando Corena sings the wily quack, and Mario Sereni is the handsome, preening Sergeant Belcore
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

61 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a cast like this you can't help falling in love all over again with The barber of Seville. The marvelous Hermann Prey is Figaro, a guy you wouldn't buy a used car from, but he's great to have on your side considering he can charm anyone out of anything. The sensational Marilyn Horne (Rosina) and Enrico Di Giuseppe (a love-struck Count Almaviva) immediately enlist him in their quest to foil Fernando Corena (Dr. Bartolo) so they can marry. With James Levine conducting, it's all just sensational
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

28 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

50 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 611 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
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

53 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BERGANZA, Teresa (soprano). ALVA, Luigi (tenor). CORENA, Fernando (bass). PANERAI, Rolando (bass). TAVOLACCINI, Giuliana (soprano). PACE, Miti Truccato (mezzo-soprano). MONTARSOLO, Paolo (bass-baritone). CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF THE MAGGIO MUSICALE FLORENTINO. VARVISO, Silvio (conductor)
Le nozze di Figaro : K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

37 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

83 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy old bachelor decides to take a pretty young wife, he is--this being opera--in for trouble. Especially when that wife is the enchanting Reri Grist. Fernando Corena sings the matrimonially inclined title hero, whose plan to disinherit his nephew--the suave, mesmerizing Alfredo Kraus--backfires with more than a little help from Tom Krause's Dr. Malatesta
La Sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

22 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extraordinary Diana Damrau brings aching lyricism and coloratura fireworks to the role of Amina, the innocent village girl whose sleepwalking causes misunderstandings that almost prevent her marriage to the handsome Elvino, sung by new bel canto star tenor Javier Camarena. Michele Pertusi is Count Rodolfo, and Marco Armiliato conducts Bellini's melodious score
Tosca : (highlights) by Giacomo Puccini( )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca(excerpts): Dammi i colori ... Recondita armoni;Mario!Mario!Mario! ... Perce chiuso;Tre sbirri ... Una carrozza;Floria!Amore ... La povera mia cena fu interrotta ... Gia, mi dicon venal;Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore ... Sei troppo bella ... Tosca, finalmente mia!;E lucevan le stella ... O dolci mani ... Amaro sol er te Maria Callas, soprano Chorus of the Theatre National de l'Opera Jean Laforge, chorus master Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire Georges Pretre, conductor
La Bohème : opera highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

42 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This legendary performance features a cast of Verdians that is among the greatest ever assembled for this opera. Zinka Milanov gives a passionate performance as Leonora, the aristocratic young woman in love with Don Alvaro, sung by the magnificent Richard Tucker. Leonard Warren is Don Carlo, Leonora brother, who mercilessly pursues the lovers after Alvaro accidentally kills his and Leonora father. Cesare Siepi as Padre Guardiano, Rosalind Elias as Preziosilla, and Fernando Corena as Fra Melitone complete the all-star lineup. Fritz Stiedry is on the podium
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

26 editions published between 1955 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 322 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 Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

44 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renata Tebaldi, soprano Mario Del Monaco, tenor Fernando Corena, bass Orchestra and Chorus of Accademia di Santa Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, conductor Libretto included
Concert arias by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molette 'Exzultae, jubilate' KV165 1. Allegro 2. Recitativo 3. Aria 5. Scene ed Aria 'Misera, dove son!' KV369 6. Recitativo ed Aria 'Bella mia fiamma' KV528 Recitativo ed Aria 'A questo seno deh vieni', KV374 7. Recitativo 8. Aria Scene 'Ah, lo previdi!' KV272 9. Recitativo 10. Cavatina
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Corena, F. 1916-1984

Fernando Corena basso svizzero

Fernando Corena Italian-Turkish Swiss singer

Fernando Corena Schweizer Opernsänger

Fernando Corena zanger uit Zwitserland (1916-1984)