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Molinari-Pradelli, Francesco

Overview
Works: 800 works in 1,946 publications in 8 languages and 14,686 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Musical settings  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews (Sound recordings)  Art music  Excerpts  Songs 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Singer, Collector, Author, Instrumentalist, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

69 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sutherland, Pavarotti, Caballe, Ghiaurov, Krause with Peter Pears London Philharmonic Orchestra - Mehta, conductor
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

57 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
The art of the prima donna by Joan Sutherland( Recording )

42 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Record one, side one: The soldier tir'd (Arne), Let the bright seraphim (Handel), Casta diva (Bellini), Son vergin vezzosa (Bellini). Record 1, side 2: Bel raggio (Rossini), Qui la voce (Bellini), Come per me sereno (Bellini), The jewel song (Gounod); record two, side one: The waltz song (Gounod), The willow song (Verdi), Marten aller arten (Mozart), Ah fors' e lui and sempre libera (Verdi); Record two, side two: The mad scene (Thomas), The bell song (Delibes), O beau pays (Meyerbeer), Caro nome (Verdi). Joan Sutherland, vocalist
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

76 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance showcases Luciano Pavarotti at his magnificent best. The role of good hearted Nemorino might have been written just for him. Hopelessly in love with wealthy Adina (Kathleen Battle), Nemorino watches, helpless, as flashy Sergeant Belcore (Gino Quilico) seems to win her heart. Enter Dr. Dulcamara (Paul Plishka). He's a quack, but Nemorino believes that the love potion Dulcamara is peddling will help him win Adina's love. It's only a bottle of plain old Bordeaux, but never underestimate the power of true love -- or of Luciano Pavarotti's seductive tenor
Verdi heroines by Giuseppe Verdi( )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Italian and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

57 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 479 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
La rondine by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

44 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soprano Kristine Opolais made a celebrated Met debut in Puccini's bittersweet story of love and loss. She sings Magda, a young woman who leaves behind her luxurious existence as the mistress of the rich Rambaldo (Dwayne Croft) to follow her heart and live with Ruggero (Giuseppe Filianoti)--but their happiness is short-lived. Anna Christy is Magda's feisty maid Lisette and Marius Brenciu sings the poet Prunier
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

52 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 397 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
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

46 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Renata Tebaldi had a special affinity for Puccini. It wasn't only that her rich, mahogany sound delivered his soaring vocal lines so beautifully, that her voice would rise triumphantly over the most dramatic orchestral climaxes, or soar in the most haunting pianissimo. It was also that she gave every word its own special timbre, making you feel every bit of her character's emotion. In this broadcast, she calls on each of these vocal resources to portray Manon Lescaut, a passionate young girl overwhelmed by her conflicting desires
Tosca : (highlights) by Giacomo Puccini( )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 287 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
Mirella Freni : opera arias and duets by Mirella Freni( )

3 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La favorita by Gaetano Donizetti( )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This spectacular cast makes any listener wonder why such a marvelous, colorful opera isn't much better known. Sensational Shirley Verrett is Leonora, the beautiful, mysterious lady who so completely captures the heart of the monk Fernando (Luciano Pavarotti at his finest) that he forsakes his calling to defeat the Moors in battle in order to win her hand. Alas, she is the mistress of the king (Sherrill Milnes), who is so besotted with her he is determined to defy the pope himself to make Leonora his queen. It's a tragic opera, so no one wins--except the audience
Arias and scenes by Giuseppe Verdi( )

2 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Bohème : opera highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

in Italian and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arie Verdiane : Luisa Maragliano live recordings by Luisa Maragliano( )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classics( )

in Multiple languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

29 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 171 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
Metropolitan Opera gala honoring Sir Rudolf Bing by Rudolf Bing( Recording )

1 edition published in 1972 in Italian and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prima donna collection by Leontyne Price( Recording )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

20 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of Simon Boccanegra is one of the capstones of Verdi's baritone repertoire. Sherrill Milnes gives a stunning portrayal of the 14th century Genoa doge, singing with both power and poetry, and reminding everyone why audiences acclaimed him the great American Verdi baritone of the day. Anna Tomowa-Sintow is Amelia, his long-lost daughter, in love with one of Boccanegra's most bitter political enemies. James Levine reveals his passion for Verdi's score, bringing out all the drama while reveling in its aching lyricism
 
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Francesco Molinari-Pradelli conductor and art collector from Italy

Francesco Molinari-Pradelli Italiaans dirigent (1911-1996)

Francesco Molinari-Pradelli italienischer Dirigent

Molinari-Pradelli, .. 1911-1996

Molinari-Pradelli, F. 1911-1996

Molinari Pradelli, Francesco

Molinari Pradelli, Francesco 1911-1996

Molinari-Pradelli, Frančesko.

Molinari-Pradelli, Franchesco

Pradelli, F. Molinari- 1911-1996

Pradelli, Francesco Molinari-.

Pradelli Francesco Molinari 1911-1996

Pradelli, Francisco Molinari

Pradelli Molinari, Francesco

Франческо Молінарі Праделлі

フランチェスコ・モリナーリ=プラデッリ

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