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Domingo, Plácido 1941-

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Most widely held works about Plácido Domingo
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Most widely held works by Plácido Domingo
Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti in concert by José Carreras( Recording )
36 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )
125 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,053 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
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )
188 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,929 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 opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
95 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,665 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 traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )
83 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,639 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
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )
150 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Book (125 p. :
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )
123 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,275 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
Requiem by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )
57 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )
98 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )
161 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the story of the Verdi opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )
164 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This production was recorded in the Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli in 1960 and is sung in Italian. This CD set also includes excerpts from two other productions; one with Giuletta Simionato as Carmen, recorded in Palermo in 1959 (sung in Italian) and one with Simionato as Carmen and Di Stefano as Don José recorded in La Scala Milan in 1955 and conducted by Karajan
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )
100 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 19th century Seville, the lusty, tempestuous Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don Jose. Jose abandons his career, his fiancee and even his dying mother for the love of this sultry gypsy. But soon she spurns him for the love of a toreador, Escamillo. Crazed with jealousy, Jose begs Carmen to reutrn to him, but her taunting declaration of independence results in tragedy
A celebration of Christmas by José Carreras( Recording )
23 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 1,019 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
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )
74 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 957 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
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
57 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 941 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
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )
100 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 867 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
The 3 tenors in concert 1994 by José Carreras( Recording )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( Recording )
80 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 832 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
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
36 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 813 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
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )
49 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 807 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
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.06 for Plácido D ... to 0.92 for O sole mio ...)
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Alternative Names
Domingo, .. 1941-
Domingo Embil, José Plácido 1941-
Domingo, Plácido
Domingo, Placido 1941-
Domingo, Plasido.
Domingo, Plasido 1941-
Embil Domingo, Plácido José.
Embil, José Plácido Domingo 1941-
Plàcido Domingo
Plácido Domingo & Friends
Three Tenors
ドミンゴ, プラシド
Italian (1,010)
French (254)
English (184)
German (106)
Latin (39)
Spanish (22)
Multiple languages (12)
Dutch (5)
Russian (4)
Japanese (3)
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Slovenian (1)
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