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Domingo, Plácido 1941-

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

236 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,459 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
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

130 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti in concert by Jos Carreras( Recording )

46 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

172 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,055 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
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

107 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of the opera by Verdi, based on Shakespeare's classic tragedy of jealousy, deceit, conspiracy, & murder. Othello's great love for Desdemona proves to be too much to bear
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

131 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,515 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
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,451 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
The book of life( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

97 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Requiem by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )

59 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of Christmas by Jos Carreras( Recording )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I walked today where Jesus walked -- Panis angelicus -- O joyful children -- The Christmas song -- Ay! para navidad -- The holly and the ivy -- I'll be home for Christmas -- Agnus dei -- The Lord's prayer -- Winter wonderland -- Navidad medley (arranged by Lalo Schifrin) White Christmas ; What child is this? ; Pero mira como beben los peces en rio ; May each day ; C
Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Sans( Recording )

61 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plácido Domingo (Samson) and Denyce Graves (Dalila) give a searing demonstration of "onstage chemistry." Certainly no one could possibly doubt that this Samson and Dalila were fated to be together, regardless of all the obstacles put in their way. Graves's sultry, come-hither voice perfectly complements Domingo's honeyed tenor. With Sergei Leiferkus's authoritative High Priest
Giovanna d'Arco [lyric drama in a prologue and three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

58 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 965 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
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

58 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chevalier des Grieux meets and seduces the young Manon when she is being escorted by her brother to a convent. Manon lives with des Grieux in Paris, but leaves him for a rich admirer. She is later arrested, charged with prostitution, and deported to Louisiana. Des Grieux accompanies her and during an escape attempt she dies in his arms
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

74 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franco Zeffirelli both stage-directed and designed the sets for this 1985 Metropolitan Opera production of Puccini's romantic opera Tosca. The story revolves around the singer Floria Tosca (Hildegard Behrens), who is jealous of her lover, painter Mario Cavaradossi (Placido Domingo). The corrupt police chief Scarpia (Cornell MacNeil) is after the escaped political prisoner Cesare Angelotti (James Courtney), who is friends with Mario. The treacherous Scarpia arrests Mario, Angelotti kills himself, and Tosca gets homicidal. Several murders and betrayals later, the conclusion involves Mario and Tosca before a firing squad in the dramatic final act. Conducted by Guiseppe Sinopoli
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

79 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 901 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
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

56 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elderly scholar Faust is returned to his youth by the satanic Mefistofeles for the pursuit of beauty and knowledge. In the sordid aftermath of two failed love affairs, he reflects on the illusory nature of worldly beauty, and through a mystical union with the divinity, dies redeemed
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

107 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 869 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
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

36 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a Chinese princess who has her suitors that can't answer 3 riddles executed and how she eventually discovers love with a prince
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

79 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ileana Cotrubas is stunning as Violetta, the glamorous courtesan who gives up everything for love. Her portrayal is filled with countless little touches that make even the most familiar role seem totally new, and audiences suffered with her plight, and wept at her death. Plácido Domingo's golden, seductive voice would make any woman want to run away with him, and Cornell MacNeil is his stern but understanding father. James Levine's nuanced conducting is sublime
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Domingo, .. 1941-

Domingo Embil, Jos Plcido 1941-

Domingo, Plcido

Domingo, Placido 1941-

Domingo, Plasido.

Domingo, Plasido 1941-

Embil Domingo, Plcido Jos.

Embil, Jos Plcido Domingo 1941-

Plcido Domingo

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