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Granforte, Apollo

Overview
Works: 255 works in 412 publications in 3 languages and 643 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Motion picture music  Drama  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Librettos  Interviews  Art music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Apollo Granforte
 
Most widely held works by Apollo Granforte
Apollo Granforte by Apollo Granforte( Recording )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

14 editions published between 1931 and 2002 in Italian and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story: Act I. The action unfolds on Cyprus, under Venetian rule in the 16th century. The scene is outside the castle, residence of Otello, governor of the island, facing the port. It is night. A furious storm churns the sea, and a crowd of Venetian citizens and soldiers helplessly watch while the ship of the Moor Otello desperately tries to make it into port. Only Iago, one of Otello's men, does not participate in the general apprehension for the safety of his leader: he hates Otello, because Otello has promoted Cassio captain instead of him; he meditates revenge. The crowd is jubilant as Otello finally lands safely and announces that the Turkish fleet has been defeated. When the Moor enters the castle, the fireworks start and all drink to his victory. In the midst of the rejoicing, Iago starts to weave the scheme that will lead to his commander's downfall: he treacherously insinuates to Roderigo, who had revealed to Iago his love for Otello's wife, Desdemona, that Captain Cassio also feels the same affection for the woman. Then Iago gets Cassio drunk, and incites a fight between the two men, but the dangerous duel that starts between them is stopped by Montano. However, the peacemaker is wounded by Cassio. Iago sounds the alarm, swelling the episode out of proportion until the crowd is in tumult. Called back by the shouts and noise, Otello, falsely informed by Iago, punishes Cassio and demotes him. This is a first victory for Iago, who exults
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

17 editions published between 1931 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Great singers at the Gran Teatro del Liceo( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Sebastiano by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

4 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

11 editions published between 1930 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in Italian and held by 17 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
All-time great opera duets (1911-1942)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene Minghini-Cattaneo by Irene Minghini-Cattaneo( Recording )

in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great baritons : the Italian tradition (1906/1940) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otello : opera completa by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca : Gesamtaufnahme by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

5 editions published in 1976 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giovanni Zenatello by Giovanni Zenatello( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca : La Scala, 1929 by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Recording )

5 editions published between 1930 and 1997 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Hina Spani by Hina Spani( Recording )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I pagliacci : (complete) by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Recording )

in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aureliano Pertile by Aureliano Pertile( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrated Italian singers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1967 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Apollo Granforte baritono italiano

Apollo Granforte Italiaans zanger (1886-1975)

Apollo Granforte Italian opera singer

Apollo Granforte italiensk sångare

Apollo Granforte italiensk sanger

Apollo Granforte italiensk songar

Granforte, Apolo

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