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Domingo, Plácido 1941-

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Most widely held works by Plácido Domingo
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

278 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,776 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
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

197 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plácido Domingo, the leading Otello of his generation, gives an intensely emotional performance as the great warrior destroyed by jealousy in this broadcast of Verdi's towering Shakespeare adaptation. Aprile Millo is his wife, Desdemona, the innocent woman at the center of the web of deceit spun by the villainous Iago--sung by James Morris, who celebrates 25 years at the Met with this performance. Music Director James Levine presides over the company's musical forces
Tosca : highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

115 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

166 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Verdi's most popular operas receives a blazingly dramatic performance by a sensational cast: Montserrat Caballé is Leonora, the young noblewoman caught between two feuding archenemies: her beloved, the troubadour and rebel leader Manrico (Plácido Domingo), and the aristocratic, villainous Count di Luna (Robert Merrill). Fiorenza Cossotto is Azucena, the passionate gypsy whose actions, years before, set the dramatic events in motion
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

88 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star tenor Plácido Domingo brings romantic ardor and stylish vocalism to the role of Don José, the honest soldier lured to his doom by the free-spirited gypsy of the title, sung by Maria Ewing. Catherine Malfitano is Micaela, the faithful girl from Don José's old life who comes to realize she is unable to save him, and Michael Devlin sings Escamillo, the swaggering bullfighter and Don José's rival for Carmen's affections. James Levine leads the Met's musical forces
Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti in concert by José Carreras( Recording )

56 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera and zarzuela arias and ensembles, and songs; orchestra acc
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( )

124 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
The Book of Life by Diego Luna( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge R. Gutierrez comes a breathtaking animated comedy with a dazzling visual style unlike anything you've seen before. Torn between the expectations of his family and the desires of his heart, a young man named Manolo sets off on an epic quest, that spans three spectacular worlds, in order to reunite with his one true love and defend his village. Not your ordinary fairy tale, The Book of Life is a wondrous fantasy-adventure filled with magic, music and fun!"--Container
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( )

66 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
The tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

99 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoffman, drunk in a tavern, is coerced by a group of students to tell them tales and stories of his love life. After telling the stories, he awakes to see Stella, his secret new love in the arms of his rival Counsellor Lindorf
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( )

123 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance features the legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson in her history-making Met debut role of Ulrica, the fortune-teller. At first her predictions are all good news. But who would believe the best friend of the king would actually murder him? Absurd. That's what the king (Jan Peerce) thinks. But he loves Amelia (Zinka Milanov), the wife of his friend Renato (Robert Merrill). And when Renato discovers them together, he joins the plot against the king. This is Verdian passion at its best
Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

105 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Seville, Don Jose, a naive army corporal seduced by Carmen, abandons his career, his fiancee, even his dying mother. However, Carmen soon tires of him and takes up with a toreador. Don Jose begs the gypsy to return to him, but tragedy is the result of her taunting declarations of freedom
Giovanna d'Arco by Giuseppe Verdi( )

72 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet contains notes on Verdi's career & the first performance of this opera, a synopsis, the libretto and biographical sketches of the soloists & conductor
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

132 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete operas sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the librettos with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composers, biographies of the principal singers and conductors
Requiem by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )

78 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

86 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Verdi fans, this performance of his dark, magnificent opera is something of a touchstone. James Levine knows just how to bring all the elements in this sprawling canvas together in one gripping picture. The legendary Leontyne Price is spectacular as Leonora, desperately in love with Alvaro (Plácido Domingo at his most incandescent), even after fate wrenches them apart. Cornell MacNeil is Don Carlo, Leonora's vengeful brother, and Martti Talvela is the compassionate Padre Guardiano
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( )

64 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,314 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
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

84 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of Verdi's opera, telling the story of a beautiful courtesan dying from consumption, her love for a poor nobleman and the sacrifices she makes for him
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi( )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aida : (highlights) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

40 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features highlights from Riccardo Muti's interpretation of Verdi's Aida, whose cast includes Montserrat Caballe and Placido Domingo
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Alternative Names
Domingo, .. 1941-

Domingo Embil, José Plácido

Domingo Embil, José Plácido 1941-

Domingo, Plácido

Domingo, Placido 1941-

Domingo, Plasido.

Domingo, Plasido 1941-

Embil Domingo, Plácido José

Embil, José Plácido Domingo 1941-

José Plácido Domingo Embil

Plácido Domingo

Plácido Domingo & Friends

Plácido Domingo artiste lyrique et chef d'orchestre

Plácido Domingo cantante e direttore d'orchestra spagnolo

Plácido Domingo espanjalainen tenori ja kapellimestari

Plácido Domingo hiszpański śpiewak operowy

Plácido Domingo Spaans zanger

Plácido Domingo španělský operní pěvec

Plácido Domingo spanischer Opernsänger (Tenor)

Plácido Domingo Spanish tenor and conductor

Plaçido Dominqo

Placidus Domingo

Plasido Domingo

Three Tenors

Πλάθιντο Ντομίνγκο

Доминго, Пласидо

Пласидо Доминго

Пласидо Доминго испански оперен певец

Пласидо Доминго испанский оперный певец

Пласіда Дамінга

Пласідо Домінго іспанський оперний співак, тенор

Пласідо Домінґо

Плясыда Дамінга

Պլասիդո Դոմինգո

פלאסידו דומינגו

פלאסידו דומינגו שחקן ספרדי

بلاثيدو دومينغو

بلاسيدو دومينجو

پلاسیدو دومینگو

ปลาซีโด โดมิงโก

პლაჩიდო დომინგო

도밍고, 플라시도 1941-

플라시도 도밍고

ドミンゴ, プラシド






Italian (1,134)

French (259)

English (200)

German (122)

Latin (47)

Spanish (20)

Multiple languages (7)

Russian (4)

Dutch (3)

Japanese (2)

Chinese (1)

Polish (1)

Czech (1)