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Valletti, Cesare

Works: 413 works in 890 publications in 6 languages and 7,904 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Filmed operas  Musical settings  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Television musicals  Televised performances  Excerpts 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Other, Musician, ten
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cesare Valletti
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

45 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When George London stepped on stage as the legendary lover Don Giovanni, audiences gasped. Handsome and effortlessly charismatic, he promised to fulfill every woman's desire. No wonder the beautiful Lisa Della Casa (Elvira) didn't want to let him go, and Eleanor Steber (Anna) wants to put off her wedding for another year. Ezio Flagello is the servant Leporello and Cesare Valletti is a very aristocratic Don Ottavio. The great conductor Karl Böhm revisits the opera of his Met debut
La sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini( )

33 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extraordinary Diana Damrau brings aching lyricism and coloratura fireworks to the role of Amina, the innocent village girl whose sleepwalking causes misunderstandings that almost prevent her marriage to the handsome Elvino, sung by new bel canto star tenor Javier Camarena. Michele Pertusi is Count Rodolfo, and Marco Armiliato conducts Bellini's melodious score
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

26 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 402 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
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

19 editions published between 1958 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
L'enfance du Christ op. 25 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

14 editions published between 1957 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Enfance du Christ: Trilogie sacrée pour soli, choeur et orchestre, op.25
Romeo and Juliet op. 17 : dramatic symphony by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in French and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LUDWIG, Christa (mezzo-soprano). SENECHAL, Michel (tenor). Soloists from L'Ortf chorus. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. MAAZEL, Lorin (conductor)
Requiem, op. 5 Grande Messe des morts ; Symphonie funèbre et triomphale : op. 15 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super audio CD
Il matrimonio segreto by Domenico Cimarosa( Recording )

15 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geronimo, a wealthy citizen of Bologna, attemps to marry his daughter Elisetta to an English lord, Count Robinson. But the count prefers Geronimo's other daughter, Carolina, who is secretly married to Paolino, a young lawyer and business associate of Geronimo. Geronimo's sister Fidalma is herself in love with Paolino. Carolina and Paolino plan to elope. After a bedroom scene of mistaken identities, all ends happily with the Count agreeing to marry Elisetta
Scenes from Werther by Jules Massenet( Recording )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in French and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 139 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
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

27 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 130 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
La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossini's enchanting retelling of the Cinderella story features Jennifer Larmore as Angelina, the good and modest girl at the mercy of her nasty stepsisters. Her charms capture the heart of her Prince Charming, the handsome Don Ramiro (Raúl Giménez)--who is disguised as his own valet, Dandini (Alessandro Corbelli). Heartbreak and comic confusion ensue before the lovers are finally united. Simone Alaimo sings Angelina's bumbling stepfather Don Magnifico and John Relyea is the suave and wizardly philosopher Alidoro
The glass mountain by Nino Rota( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glass mountain: "In the Dolemites, a married composer loves an Italian girl who saved his life during the war."--Halliwell's Film Guide (2004)
French art songs by Cesare Valletti( Recording )

5 editions published in 1965 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

20 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's last work is his only major comedy and one of his crowning glories. Judith Raskin and Luigi Alva are the enchanting Fenton and Nannetta who want to be married even though her father, Ford (Frank Guarrera), objects. Ford's wife Alice (Phyllis Curtin) is being wooed by Falstaff (Ezio Flagello) who is also interested in Meg Page (Mildred Miller). Fortunately Dame Quickly (Fedora Barbieri) is a match for Falstaff and teaches him a lesson
Berlioz by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 in French and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The barber of Seville an RCA Victor recording of a Metropolitan Opera production by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

3 editions published in 1959 in Italian and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Cesare Valletti chanteur d'opéra italien

Cesare Valletti Italiaans operazanger (1922-2000)

Cesare Valletti Italian opera singer

Valetti, Cesare.

Valetti Cesare 1921-2000

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Italian (162)

French (25)

English (13)

Latin (6)

German (5)

Russian (1)