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Maazel, Lorin 1930-2014

Works: 4,870 works in 10,032 publications in 8 languages and 87,243 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Excerpts  Live sound recordings  Film adaptations  Arrangements (Music)  Filmed operas  Songs and music  Opera films  Musical settings 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Author, Arranger, Other, Author of introduction, Editor, Composer, Interviewee, Director, Singer, Funder, Musician, Speaker, cdr, Contributor, Host, Honoree, dir
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Requiem by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )

78 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

32 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

39 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sutherland, Pavarotti, Caballe, Ghiaurov, Krause with Peter Pears London Philharmonic Orchestra - Mehta, conductor
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

80 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 966 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
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

58 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radames, conqueror of the Ethiopians, is betrothed to the Princess Amneris but is secretly in love with the slave girl Aida who is the daughter of the Ethiopian king. Amneris is jealous and vengeful, while Aida is torn between loyalty to her homeland and loyalty to her lover Radames
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

41 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in 2 acts
Sentimento by Andrea Bocelli( Recording )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 9 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concertos by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2006 and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the transmigration of souls by John Adams( Recording )

18 editions published in 2004 in 4 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texts from missing-persons posters and memorials posted in the vicinity of the ruins of the World Trade Center, Lower Manhattan, Sept. and Oct. 2001; personal reminiscences (principally drawn from interviews appearing in the "Portraits of grief" series in The New York Times); and a randomly chosen list of names of the victims
Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin( )

34 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"--Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

43 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 697 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
L'heure espagnole by Maurice Ravel( )

35 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Heure espagnole: Comédie musicale en un acte. Livret: Franc-Nohain (Maurice Etienne Legrand)
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

47 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The well loved team of Waltraud Meier and Placido Domingo join conductor Daniel Barenboim in a complete recording of Beethoven's intense and dramatic opera
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

44 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 642 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
Slavonic dances, opp. 46 & 72 by Antonín Dvořák( )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thaïs by Jules Massenet( )

40 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take one ascetic monk named Athanaël and one ravishingly beautiful courtesan named Thaïs, add Massenet's sensual, melodious music, with equal dashes of eroticism and religious fervor--and you have a powerful opera that is at once a celebration of the sacred and the profane, of flesh and soul. This rarity had not been heard at the Met for almost 40 years when it was brought back as a vehicle for the great soprano Beverly Sills and the magnetic singing actor Sherrill Milnes. Together, they masterfully bring to life the searing conflict at the heart of the drama
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

58 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorin Maazel conducts at La Scala. Starring Giorgio Zancanaro, Hak Nam Kim and Yasuko Hayashi
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's famous opera is brought to vivid life in this magnificent production. The immortal tale of the noble Moor and his beautiful young wife, and of his lieutenant, whose jealousy and lust for power lead him to commit the ultimate treason. Otello is a figure larger than life, driven by his own jealousy to murder the woman he adores. Placido Domingo as Otello is at his peak in this role
Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An untamed gypsy siren - Carmen- captures the heart of straight laced army corporal Don Jose, inspiring him to desertion from his post, his family and his honour. But when another suitor, the dashing toreador, Escamillo, steals Carmen's affections, Don Jose is filled with a reckless rage that threatens the future of all three
Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers around a young nobleman who is obsessed with amorous conquest. It follows his romantic exploits and continued encounters with Donna Anna, the woman who plots to destroy him
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Alternative Names
Lorin Maazel

Lorin Maazel americký dirigent

Lorin Maazel Amerikaans dirigent (1930-2014)

Lorin Maazel compositeur, chef d'orchestre et violoniste

Lorin Maazel direttore d'orchestra e violinista statunitense

Lorin Maazel dyrygent amerykański

Lorin Maazel en amerikansk dirigent, violinist och kompositör

Lorin Maazel US-amerikanischer Dirigent

Lorin Maazel yhdysvaltalainen kapellimestari, viulisti ja säveltäjä


Maazel, Loorin 1930-2014

Maazel', Lorin

Maazel, Lorin, 1930-

Maazel, Lorin Varencove.

Maazel, Lorin Varencove 1930-

Maazel, Lorin Varencove 1930-2014

Maazelis L.

Mazelis Lorinas


Лорін Маазель

Маазель, Лорин

Լորին Մաազել

לורין מאזל

لورین مازل

로린 마젤

마젤, 로린 1930-