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Del Monaco, Mario 1915-1982

Works: 1,143 works in 3,172 publications in 7 languages and 23,272 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Excerpts  Motion picture music  Musical settings  Art music  Stories, plots, etc  Filmed operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Actor, Vocalist, Narrator, Musician, Producer, per
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Mario Del Monaco
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( )

152 editions published between 1324 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many opera fans tenor Mario Del Monaco simply was Otello. His brilliant, ringing voice was enormous, but he could also scale it down to a haunting whisper. This is a performance of gripping dramatic power that will never be forgotten. Fortunately this broadcast also includes the renowned Victoria del los Angeles as a melting Desdemona, and the great Verdi baritone Leonard Warren as Iago
Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano( )

111 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The curtain rises on "Andrea Chénier." The most famous arias & scenes in selected recordings from 1908-1960. A compilation featuring different singers and varying interpretations in each role and in one and the same aria: Better? Worse?--Different! A vocal time-travel. Listen and compare for yourself and select your own dream-cast
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

83 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete recording of Guiseppe Verdi's Aida on two CDs
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( )

38 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tabarro (Il) (La Houppelande), . Houppelande (La) (Il Tabarro), Giacomo4230. Puccini
La Wally by Alfredo Catalani( )

64 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wally, a difficult young woman, has trouble expressing her love for young Hagenbach, and instead fights with him. He in turn taunts her instead of expressing his undying love. Their stubborness eventually leads to tragedy
La fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini( )

64 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the action of the opera, based on the play by David Belasco, set at the height of the notorious Californian Gold Rush; this opera represents "a major advance on Puccini's previous work, especially in the careful interweaving of Western elements into an altogether larger canvas than anything he had tackled before."
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( )

80 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera's most famous operatic duo work together superbly for many reasons, not the least of which, is their double-barrel dose of hardcore erotic passion. Both were considered scandalous when they premiered, for their unabashed, gritty portrayals of love among society's outcasts. The two literally define versimo opera. Zinka Milanov and Kurt Baum battle it out in Cavalleria Rusticana; and Mario del Monaco is the grieving clown in Pagliacci
Mario del Monaco by Mario Del Monaco( )

40 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

31 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 596 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
Adriana Lecouvreur by Francesco Cilèa( Recording )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Renata Scotto gives a spellbinding performance as the legendary actress of the title. With all of France at her feet, she has doubts about the faithfulness of her lover, the handsome military hero Maurizio (Neil Shicoff). To aid his claim for the Saxon throne, Maurizio has been paying court to the Princess di Bouillon (Viorica Cortez). Emotions erupt at a party given by the Princess when Adriana publicly accuses her of adultery. But the Princess gets even by sending Adriana a bouquet of poisoned flowers. The great baritone Mario Sereni is Michonnet, the faithful friend and theater director who is hopelessly in love with Adriana
Tosca : highlights by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

48 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca. Renata Tebaldi, soprano Mario del Monaco, tenor George London, bass-baritone Silvio Maionica, Fernando Corena, bass Piero De Palma, Giovanni Morese, Ernesto Palmerini. Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia Rome, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, conductor. Libretto and notes
La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( Recording )

49 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Gioconda. Anita Cerquetti, soprano Franca Sacchi, contralto Mario Del Monaco, tenor Cesare Siepi, bass Giulietta Simionato, mezzo-soprano Ettore Bastianini, baritone Giorgio Giorgetti, bass Edio Peruzzi, bass Guido Pasella, bass Chorus and orchestra of the Maggio msicale Fiorentino Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor. Libretto
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

49 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sutherland, Pavarotti, Caballe, Ghiaurov, Krause with Peter Pears London Philharmonic Orchestra - Mehta, conductor
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

60 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This cd presents the complete opera plus a bonus disc of highlights from the alternate performance"--Container
La Bohème : opera highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fedora by Umberto Giordano( )

39 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fedora: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Arturo Colautti
Great tenors of the century( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

38 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mefistofele Cesare Siepe, bass Renata Tebaldi, soprano Mario Del Monaco, Orchestra of Accademia Di Santa Cecilia, Rome Tullio Seragin, conductor
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( )

37 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

85 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pollione, a Roman Proconsul, has two children by Norma, a Druid priestess, in the course of a long relationship. Norma isn't as young and beautiful as once she was. A temple virgin, Adalgisa, is young and beautiful. Pollione must have her. He has importuned the young virgin to run away with him to Rome, and she has finally agreed. When Norma learns of Pollione's faithlessness, she threatens to kill the two children. Before she can do this, the Druid temple priests apprehend Pollione as he attempts to abscond with their sacred virgin, Adalgisa. The priests build a pyre to burn Pollione to death. Norma relents. Instead of killing the children, she blames herself for her misery and climbs onto the pyre to die with Pollione
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מריו דל מונאקו

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델 모나코, 마리오 1915-1982

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