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London, George 1920-1985

Overview
Works: 538 works in 1,616 publications in 9 languages and 12,645 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Operas  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Live sound recordings  Interviews  Methods‡vSelf-instruction 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Commentator, Instrumentalist, Other, Vocalist, Narrator
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Recording )

98 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loss of the Rheingold and the Delivery of the goddess Freia to Fasott
Parsifal [ein Bühnenweihfestspiel] by Richard Wagner( Recording )

154 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded July and August, 1951, during actual performances at the Bayreuth Festival Theatre
Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

53 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Arabella by Richard Strauss( Recording )

69 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star soprano Renée Fleming gives a radiant performance in the title role of Strauss's opera, a bittersweet comedy set in 1860s Vienna, starring as the beautiful daughter of an impoverished noble family. Hans-Joachim Ketelsen is Mandryka, the wealthy landowner and unlikely suitor who wins Arabella's heart. Barbara Bonney sings Zdenka, Arabella's younger sister, and Raymond Very is Matteo, the officer who thinks he is in love with Arabella but unexpectedly finds his happiness elsewhere. Judith Forst and Eric Halfvarson round out the cast as Count and Countess Waldner, Arabella and Zdenka's parents. Christoph Eschenbach conducts
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

38 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

18. Jahrhundert; Oper
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

33 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who could resist the tales of Hoffmann when ardent-voiced tenor Nicolai Gedda as the title hero of Offenbach's opera spins them? Combining dark German romanticism with scintillating music, the stories tell of the poet's ill-fated relationships with four women. Gedda is paired with the great singing actor George London as his constant nemesis. Jean Morel conducts this French masterpiece
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Recording )

35 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting of Sieglinde and Siegmund
Paul Hindemith conducts his A requiem for those we love "When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd." by Paul Hindemith( Recording )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd: Requiem for Those We Love for mezzo-soprano, baritone, chorus and orchestra. Text: Walt Whitman
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Recording )

30 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

47 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca, the beautiful, glamorous singer who has all of Rome at her feet, is one of the iconic soprano roles of the Italian repertoire. She's caught between two men--her lover, the handsome, idealistic painter Cavaradossi, and the villainous Baron Scarpia, Rome's all-powerful chief of police, who will stop at nothing to win Tosca for himself. Puccini's story of torture, attempted rape, murder, suicide, and general mayhem is as thrilling and dramatic as anything seen on the operatic stage. Thanks to Eleanor Steber's impetuous title heroine, George London's malevolent Scarpia, and Carlo Bergonzi's romantic Cavaradossi, this Tosca still sends chills down your spine
Pelléas et Mélisande by Claude Debussy( Recording )

30 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star conductor Simon Rattle leads a superb cast in this mesmerizing performance of Debussy's rarely staged opera. Stéphane Degout and Magdalena Kožená are the tragic title couple--lovers caught in a web of passion as strong as it is forbidden. Gerald Finley delivers a remarkable portrayal of Golaud, Mélisande's husband and Pelléas's half-brother, and Felicity Palmer is their mother, Geneviève. Willard White brings dramatic and vocal intensity to the brief but crucial role of the blind old king Arkel
The flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner( Recording )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marriage of Figaro [highlights] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

13 editions published between 1951 and 1959 in Italian and English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. The two accompanying CDs contain the complete opera sung in Italian
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( Recording )

56 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This broadcast features two great singing actors of the 20th century at the height of their powers and in roles that will be forever associated with them. George London is the tormented Flying Dutchman of legend, condemned to sail the seas unless he can find a woman who will remain true to him until her death. Leonie Rysanek is Senta, the innocently obsessed young girl who kills herself to save him. Together, they bring Wagner's early opera to thrilling life
Of gods and demons by George London( Recording )

15 editions published between 1950 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

32 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 202 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
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Recording )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rchestra ; Herbert von Karajan, con
The great moments from Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from Boris Godunov ; Pictures at an exhibition by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Recording )

7 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in Russian and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tales of Hoffmann highlights by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in French and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Burnnon, George.

Burnnon, George 1920-

Burnnon, George 1920-1985

Burnson, George.

Burnson, George, 1920-

Burnson, George 1920-1985

Burnstein George.

Burnstein, George 1919-1985

Burnstein, George 1920-

Burnstein, George 1920-1985

George London basso-baritono canadese

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London, Džordž.

London, Georg.

London, Georg 1920-1985

London, Georges.

London, Georges 1919-1985

Τζωρτζ Λόντον

Лондон, Джордж

Лондон, Джордж, 1920-1985

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