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Price, Leontyne

Works: 1,353 works in 3,332 publications in 10 languages and 40,444 library holdings
Genres: Live sound recordings  Juvenile works  Fiction  Operas  Requiems  Drama  Action and adventure films  Anthology films  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Author of introduction, Commentator, Other, Vocalist, Interviewee, Creator, per, Musician, Narrator, Actor
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Leontyne Price
Aïda by Leontyne Price( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 2,282 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 )

166 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fausto Cleva, one of the Metropolitan Opera's most admired Italian specialists, conducts the company's orchestra and chorus in this February 1961 performance of Verdi's Il Trovatore
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

88 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi painted an immense canvas with this dark but tuneful opera. The legendary Leontyne Price is seen in one of her greatest roles, Leonora. Price's soaring voice encompasses every nuance of Leonora's emotion as she moves from joy through resignation to ultimate heartbreak. James Levine's brilliant leading of the Met orchestra and chorus is a lesson in Verdi style. Giuseppe Giacomini is Alvaro, the man Leonora loves, and Leo Nucci is Don Carlo, the dark instrument of their Fate
Ernani [opera in four acts] by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

73 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary maestro Thomas Schippers conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and chorus in a December 1962 performance of Verdi's Ernani, which features a truly bravura performance by Carlo Bergonzi
Porgy and Bess highlights by George Gershwin( Recording )

25 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 650 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
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

47 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A marvelous cast vividly brings to life Verdi's passionate story of love, betrayal, and revenge. Suave-voiced Carlo Bergonzi, often called the poet of tenors, is the Swedish king in love with Amelia (the glorious Leontyne Price in stupendous form). But she is the wife of his best friend and confidant, Count Anckarström (the great baritone Robert Merrill) who discovers the lovers' secret and assassinates the king at a royal ball. Roberta Peters is the perky page Oscar and Mignon Dunn is the fortuneteller Ulrica. A stellar lineup of singers from top to bottom
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

45 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

59 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton conducts the Choir of Trinity College's performance of Herbert Howell's ode to the transience of life
The air I breathe by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

42 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live performance of the tragic opera of honor and vengeance in 18th century Spain and Italy. Taped March 24, 1984
Knoxville, summer of 1915 Dover Beach : op. 3 ; Hermit songs ; Andromache's farewell : op. 39 by Samuel Barber( Recording )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God bless America by Leontyne Price( Recording )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and German and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music LPs are shelved on the Lower Level
A program of song by Leontyne Price( Recording )

19 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In French by Leontyne Price. Includes Faure, Poulene, Strauss and Wolf
Leontyne Price rediscovered : February 28, 1965, Carnegie Hall Recital debut by Leontyne Price( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leontyne Price by Leontyne Price( Recording )

24 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini heroines by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 365 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)
The essential Leontyne Price by Leontyne Price( Recording )

3 editions published in 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.12 for Aïda / ... to 0.78 for NEA opera ...)

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Alternative Names
Leontyne Price Amerikaans zanger

Leontyne Price Amerikaans zangeres

Leontyne Price amerikansk sångare

Leontyne Price amerikansk sanger

Leontyne Price amerikansk songar

Leontyne Price amerykańska śpiewaczka operowa, sopran

Leontyne Price soprano des États-Unis d'Amérique

Leontyne Price soprano estadounidense

Leontyne Price soprano statunitense

Leontyne Price US-amerikanische Konzert- und Opernsängerin (Sopran)

Praisa, Leontīne 1927-

Prajs, Leontin.

Price, Mary Violet Leontine 1927-

Price, Mary Violet Leontyne.

Price, Mary Violet Leontyne 1927-

Priceová, Leontyne.

Леанціна Прайс

Леонтина Прайс

Прайс, Леонтина

לאונטין פרייס

ليونتاين برايس




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