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Corena, Fernando

Works: 719 works in 2,201 publications in 7 languages and 21,155 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Excerpts  Arrangements (Music)  Art music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Songs and music  Librettos 
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( )

62 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

84 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,411 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 )

117 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,130 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
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

49 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 877 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
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( )

31 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Antonio Rossini( )

71 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 737 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 Puccini( Recording )

31 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

29 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 699 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( )

60 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 684 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
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( )

54 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Levine on the podium brings an ideal blend of sparkle and lyricism to Rossini's enchanting comedy. Olga Borodina is Isabella, the Italian girl who ends up in Algiers as she searches for her lost lover, Lindoro, sung by the sensational Juan Diego Flórez. Ferruccio Furlanetto is Mustafà, the Bey of Algiers, who keeps Lindoro prisoner and decides to make Isabella his own wife--even though he is already married to Elvira (Lyubov Petrova). Earle Patriarco is Taddeo and Mariusz Kwiecien sings the pirate captain Haly
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

36 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
La Sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

23 editions published between 1961 and 1996 in 7 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera superstars Cecilia Bartoli and Juan Diego Flórez have come together for the first time to record a lavishly produced studio recording
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

84 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 498 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
Tosca : (highlights) by Giacomo Puccini( )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 479 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 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

29 editions published between 1955 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 455 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 forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

39 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 403 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
Il maestro di cappella by Domenico Cimarosa( )

36 editions published between 1334 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concert arias by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 354 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
Tosca by Giacomo ( Puccini( )

2 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Corena, F. 1916-1984

Fernando Corena

Fernando Corena artiste lyrique

Fernando Corena basso svizzero

Fernando Corena Italian-Turkish Swiss singer

Fernando Corena Schweizer Opernsänger

Fernando Corena zanger uit Zwitserland (1916-1984)

Korena Fernandas