WorldCat Identities

Prêtre, Georges

Works: 1,934 works in 4,564 publications in 7 languages and 31,959 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Live sound recordings  Operas  Music  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion picture music  Art music  Excerpts  Arrangements (Music) 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Other, Director, Narrator, Composer, Singer, per, con, Interviewee, Commentator, Instrumentalist, Depicted, Contributor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Georges Prêtre
Most widely held works by Georges Prêtre
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

98 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultraphonic: 1660
Faust by Charles Gounod( Recording )

61 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS OF THE THEATRE NATIONAL DE L'OPERA, PARIS. PRETRE, Georges. DOMINGO, Placido (tenor). FRENI, Mirella (soprano). GHIAUROV, Nicolai (bass). ALLEN, Thomas (baritone). COMMAND, Michelle (soprano). TAILLON, Jocelyn (mezzo-soprano). VENTO, Marc (baritone)
Werther by Jules Massenet( Recording )

49 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young poet and his tragic love affair with Charlotte, the eldest daughter of the town Magistrate
La damnation de Faust ; La mort de Cléopâtre by Hector Berlioz( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in French and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise by Gustave Charpentier( Recording )

33 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise: Roman musical en quatre actes
Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( Recording )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Biblical tale of the overwhelming love between a Jewish leader (Samson) and a Philistine beauty (Dalila) that turns sour and destroys them both has inspired numerous composers. But it's easy to see why Saint-Saëns's opera has remained a favorite--not only with audiences but also with great singing actors. Seldom has Dalila been so sultry and seductive, or Samson's fall from strong man to blind prisoner been so wrenching. With enticing Risë Stevens and heroic Mario Del Monaco in the titles roles, and Martial Singher as the High Priest, this stunning performance is a true gem
Maria Callas, the legend by Maria Callas( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Italian and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

52 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
The pearl fishers by Georges Bizet( )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in French and English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Maria Callas by Maria Callas( )

3 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Callas à Paris I : [arias I] by Maria Callas( )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

48 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 382 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
Gloria ; Concerto in G minor for organ, strings and timpani by Francis Poulenc( Recording )

24 editions published between 1955 and 1964 in 5 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messe solennelle de sainte Cécile by Charles Gounod( Recording )

41 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messe solennelle en sol majeur en l'honneur de Sainte Cécile pour soli, choeur et orchestre
Tosca : (highlights) by Giacomo Puccini( )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 365 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
The very best of Maria Callas by Maria Callas( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Italian and German and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Favourite Callas by Maria Callas( )

3 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Recording )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Passion Callas by Gérald Caillat( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Undetermined and French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film on the life and career of Maria Callas. Includes newsreel footage and interviews with Elvira de Hidalgo (Callas' teacher), Irma Kolassi, Leyla Gencer, Michel Glotz, Luchino Visconti, Georges Prêtre, and James Conlon
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Alternative Names
Dhérain, Georges

Dhérain, Georges, 1924-

Georges Prêtre direttore d'orchestra francese

Georges Prêtre dyrygent francuski

Georges Prêtre Frans dirigent

Georges Prêtre französischer Dirigent

Georges Prêtre French orchestral and opera conductor

Pretr, Žorž.

Prêtre, G.

Prêtre, G. (Georges)

Prêtre, George 1924-

Prêtre, Georges

Prêtre, Georges, 1924-

Претр, Жорж

ז'ורז' פרטר



French (221)

Italian (119)

Latin (38)

English (23)

German (18)

Spanish (2)

Creek (1)