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Romani, Felice 1788-1865

Overview
Works: 4,497 works in 11,194 publications in 11 languages and 65,953 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Filmed operas  Vocal scores  History  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Librettos  Scores 
Roles: Librettist, Author, Other, Lyricist, Papermaker, Creator, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, lib, Editor, Composer, Performer, 1bt, lbr, Translator, Adapter, Arranger, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Attributed name, Recipient
Classifications: M1500.B45, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Felice Romani
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

328 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 4,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pollione, a Roman Proconsul, has two children by Norma, a Druid priestess, in the course of a long relationship. Norma isn't as young and beautiful as once she was. A temple virgin, Adalgisa, is young and beautiful. Pollione must have her. He has importuned the young virgin to run away with him to Rome, and she has finally agreed. When Norma learns of Pollione's faithlessness, she threatens to kill the two children. Before she can do this, the Druid temple priests apprehend Pollione as he attempts to abscond with their sacred virgin, Adalgisa. The priests build a pyre to burn Pollione to death. Norma relents. Instead of killing the children, she blames herself for her misery and climbs onto the pyre to die with Pollione
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( )

206 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Schippers leads a superlative cast in one of Donizetti's most beloved comic operas. This two disc set was taken from a live performance on March 5, 1966 and features Carlo Bergonzi as Nemorino and Roberta Peters as Adina
La Sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini( )

198 editions published between 1930 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La Sonnambula" (The Sleepwalker) was first produced at the Teatro Careano, Milan, in March 1831. The libretto, by Romani, the foremost Italian librettist of the time, sets forth a rather childish if simple and natural story of lowly life in a Swiss village. The heroine, Amina, is a rustic damsel who walks in her sleep. Rodolfo, the young lord of the village, has just returned from abroad, and Amina, in her sleep, enters his room at the inn. Amina's wedding to Elvino, a wealthy landowner, was just about to be celebrated. But now the jealous Lisa, the pretty hostess of the inn, denounces Amina, and herself gains the temporary regard of Elvino. Rodolfo proclaims Amina's innocence, but nobody believes him until Amina is seen walking in her sleep, this time over a slim bridge above the mill-wheel. Her innocence is thus confirmed, and the conventional happy ending is assured
I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini( )

127 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en la obra Romeo and Juliet de W. Shakespeare
Anna Bolena by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

121 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Bolena: Tragedia lirica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
Il Turco in Italia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

88 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Turco in Italia: Dramma buffo per musica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
L'elisir d'amore = The elixir of love : comic opera in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti( )

186 editions published between 1832 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composition de l'orchestre: 2*.2.2.2./ 2.2.3.0., cordes, harpe, timbales, grosse caisse
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

147 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed Italian conductor Maurizio Benini makes his Glyndebourne debut in Donizetti’'s intoxicating and deeply touching opera, whose fast-moving comic story unfolds the romantic rivalry between penniless farmhand and bumptious soldier, both vying for the love of Adina. Will the bogus Dr Dulcamara'’s potion - the elixir of love - help farmhand Nemorino win her heart? Peter Auty takes the role of Nemorino with Ekaterina Siurina as Adina
Lucrezia Borgia by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

58 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Victor Hugo's most sensational play, 'Lucrece Borgia', a scandalous tale of murder, torture, incest, homosexuality, drunkenness and orgies, Donizetti's opera is one of the great masterpieces of Italian 'bel canto' repertoire. While omitting some of its more excessive elements, the libretto by Felice Romani inspired Donizetti to compose superb arias, duets, ensembles and choruses, bringing each act to a stirring conclusion. Brimming with high drama and pathos, this production stars Greek diva Dimitra Theodossiou in the infamous title role, praised for her stupendous acting and singing as England's Queen Elizabeth I in Donizetti's 'Roberto Devereux'
Il pirata by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

73 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bellini's emotion-drenched opera had never been performed at the Met until superstar soprano Renée Fleming revealed its riches to captivated audiences. Gualtiero (Marcello Giodani) is an exiled count, forced to become a pirate. His enemy Ernesto (Dwayne Croft) blackmails Imogene (Fleming) into marrying him, even though he knows she loves Gualtiero. In the searing final scene Imogene goes insane when Gualtiero is condemned to death. This is riveting bel canto drama as you have seldom hear it
La sonnambula : opera in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini( )

120 editions published between 1862 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma : lyric tragedy in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini( )

122 editions published between 1831 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma : tragedia lirica in due atti by Vincenzo Bellini( Visual )

113 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live-registratie van de opera in de Sydney Opera House, augustus 1978. Geluid- en beeld restoratie 1991
L'Elisir d'amore (the elixir of love) : comic opera in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti( Book )

247 editions published between 1832 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sous la version originale du libretto de cet opéra italien du 19e siècle, le mot à mot du texte en traduction française et anglaise avec, en marge de celle-ci, une traduction littéraire dans l'une et l'autre langue. Un instrument utile aux professionnels pour la compréhension et l'interprétation du texte, et aux amateurs pour un meilleur profit de l'audition musicale
Norma : extraits by Vincenzo Bellini( )

19 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from Bellini's Opera, Norma. Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala Opera House, Milan, Tullio Serafin, Conductor. Maria Callas, soprano; Franco Corelli, tenor; Christa Ludwig, mezzo-soprano; Nicola Zaccaria, bass; Edda Vincenzi, soprano
Zaira by Vincenzo Bellini( )

23 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un giorno di regno by Giuseppe Verdi( )

39 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un giorno di regno: Melodramma giocoso in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
Medea in Corinto by Giovanni Simone Mayr( )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medea in Corinto: Melodramma tragico in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
La sonnambula (highlights) by Vincenzo Bellini( )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Italian and German and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scena lirica : Mentì [i.e. Menti] all'avviso : for solo voice and piano by Giacomo Puccini( )

3 editions published in 1979 in Italian and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Norma : lyric tragedy in two acts
Alternative Names
Felice Romani auteur dramatique, poète, critique littéraire, librettiste

Felice Romani escriptor italià

Felice Romani escritor italiano

Felice Romani, Giuseppe, 1788-1865

Felice Romani Italiaans librettist (1788-1865)

Felice Romani Italian writer

Felice Romani italienischer Librettist

Felice Romani italský básník a libretista

Rōmanē, Eutychios 1788-1865

Romani

Romani F.

Romani, F. 1788-1865

Romani, Felice

Romani, Felici 1788-1865

Romani, Feliks.

Romani , Felix

Romani Félix 1788-1865

Romani, Gianfrancesco 1788-1865

Romani Giuseppe Felice

Romani, Giuseppe Felice 1788-1865

Романи, Феличе

Феличе Романи

Феличе Романи итальянский писатель, поэт и либреттист

Феліче Романі

Ֆելիչե Ռոմանի

פליצ'ה רומאני

פליצ'ה רומאני סופר איטלקי

רומאני, פליס

רומאני, פליצ'ה

רומני, פליס

فلیچه رمانی

로마니, 펠리체 1788-1865

フェリーチェ・ロマーニ

ロマーニ, フェリーチェ

菲力切·羅馬尼

Languages
Italian (1,769)

English (145)

German (143)

French (30)

Spanish (14)

Finnish (2)

Multiple languages (2)

Danish (1)

Swedish (1)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
La sonnambula : opera in two actsNorma : lyric tragedy in two actsL'Elisir d'amore (the elixir of love) : comic opera in two acts