WorldCat Identities

Price, Leontyne

Overview
Works: 1,352 works in 2,870 publications in 10 languages and 34,626 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Stories, plots, etc  Television adaptations  Operas  Popular music  Interviews  Jazz vocals  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Singer, Author of introduction, Commentator, Other, Creator, Interviewee, Narrator, per, Actor
Classifications: M1500.P977, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Leontyne Price
Aïda by Leontyne Price ( Book )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,380 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 trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
99 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leonora loves a knight who serenades her as a troubadoor. The knight is in an army fighting a civil war agaist the Count, who also loves Leonora. The knight thinks he's the son of the gypsy woman who raised him & whose mother was killed by the Count, but he's actually the Count's brother. When the rivalry between the two men becomes violent, tragedy occurs
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
92 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 960 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
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
97 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The combination of Leontyne Price and Franco Corelli sent audiences into delirium. Her rich, soaring soprano perfectly matched his ardent, romantic tenor. The year after their history-making joint debut at the Met, they were paired in Puccini's gripping tale of deception and revenge. Price, in the title role of Rome's most famous singer, is forced to deal with the nefarious Baron Scarpia, the chief of police (Cornell MacNeil) in a desperate attempt to free her lover (Corelli), imprisoned for his political beliefs. But it all goes tragically wrong
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two lovers who are separated, then pursued by her brother who is convinced that they are responsible for her father's death. The story is based on the premise that fate is inexorable, that there is no free choice
A program of song by Leontyne Price ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legendary soprano's debut recording
Great scenes from Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction; Summertime: A woman is a somtime thing; Gone, Gone, Gone,; I got Plenty of Nutting; Bess you is my woman; It ain't necessarily so; What you want wid bess? I loves you, Porgy; There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York; Oh Bess, Oh where's my bess; Oh Lawd, I'm on my way
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
39 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gershwin composed part of Porgy and Bess during the summer of 1934, living on an island near Charleston, where the opera takes place
Tosca [opera in three acts] by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ultimate divas album by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Italian and English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features 17 musical divas
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
31 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Leontyne Price by Leontyne Price ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1961 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leontyne Price sings Barber by Samuel Barber ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aïda by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in Italian and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knoxville, summer of 1915 Dover Beach : op. 3 ; Hermit songs ; Andromache's farewell : op. 39 by Samuel Barber ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Puccini heroines by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in Italian and German and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1: Le Villi: "Se Come Vol" (5:18); 2: Tosca "Vissi D'Arte (3:28); 3: La Rondine: "Chi Il Bel Sogno Di Doretta (3:18); 4: La Boheme: Musetta's waltz/ Musettas Walzer/ La Valse De Musetta: "Quando m'en vo' soletetta (2:32); 5: Manon Lescaut: "In Quelle Trine Morbide" (2:40); 6: Gianna Schicchi: "O Mio Babbiono Caro"(2:26); 7: Madama Butterfly: Un Bel Di, Vedermo" (4:29); 8: La Boheme: "Si Mi Chiamano Mimi (5:19); 9: Turandot: Death of Liu Der Tod Lius La Mort De Liu "Ty Che Di Get Sei Cinta" (2:30); 10: Suor Angelica "Senza Mamma O Bimbo, Tu Sei Morto" (4:55); 11: Edgar: "D' Ogni Dolor" (4:58); 12: Manon Lescaut "Sola Perduta Abbandonata (4:08); 13: Turandot: "In Questa Reggia" (6:15)
Il trovatore [opera in four acts] by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1984 in Italian and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The prima donna collection by Leontyne Price ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knoxville, summer of 1915 for soprano and orchestra, op. 24 ; Hermit songs by Samuel Barber ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Praisa, Leontīne, 1927-
Prajs, Leontin.
Price, Mary Violet Leontine 1927-
Price, Mary Violet Leontyne
Price, Mary Violet Leontyne, 1927-
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