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Simionato, Giulietta

Works: 738 works in 1,998 publications in 6 languages and 10,758 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Stories, plots, etc  History  Operas  Interviews  Methods‡vSelf-instruction  Music  Pictorial works 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Other, per, Narrator
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Giulietta Simionato
Most widely held works by Giulietta Simionato
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

138 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Callas as Leonora in her first performance of this role
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

63 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at the Rome Opera House in June and July 1943
Anna Bolena by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

80 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Bolena: Tragedia lirica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

108 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete operas sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the librettos with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composers, biographies of the principal singers and conductors
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

70 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 30-Apr. 15, 1932 at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Adriana Lecouvreur [opera in 4 acts by Francesco Cilèa( Recording )

54 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 483 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
La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

46 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossini's enchanting retelling of the Cinderella story features Jennifer Larmore as Angelina, the good and modest girl at the mercy of her nasty stepsisters. Her charms capture the heart of her Prince Charming, the handsome Don Ramiro (Raúl Giménez)--who is disguised as his own valet, Dandini (Alessandro Corbelli). Heartbreak and comic confusion ensue before the lovers are finally united. Simone Alaimo sings Angelina's bumbling stepfather Don Magnifico and John Relyea is the suave and wizardly philosopher Alidoro
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

38 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
La favorita by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

39 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 324 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
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

72 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the Verdi opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

29 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Levine on the podium brings an ideal blend of sparkle and lyricism to Rossini's enchanting comedy. Olga Borodina is Isabella, the Italian girl who ends up in Algiers as she searches for her lost lover, Lindoro, sung by the sensational Juan Diego Flórez. Ferruccio Furlanetto is Mustafà, the Bey of Algiers, who keeps Lindoro prisoner and decides to make Isabella his own wife--even though he is already married to Elvira (Lyubov Petrova). Earle Patriarco is Taddeo and Mariusz Kwiecien sings the pirate captain Haly
La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( Recording )

28 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Renata Tebaldi wringing every bit of drama out of the title role, there are plenty of opportunities for goose bumps here. Add to that Carlo Bergonzi's glowing portrayal of the Enzo, the man she loves and the impassioned Fiorenza Cossotto as the woman he loves, plus one jealous husband (Bonaldo Giaiotti), and an Inquisition spy (Cornell MacNeil) bent on revenge, and you have operatic extravagance at its wonderful best, all set in romantic, mysterious 17th century Venice
Il matrimonio segreto by Domenico Cimarosa( Recording )

14 editions published between 1951 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geronimo, a wealthy citizen of Bologna, attemps to marry his daughter Elisetta to an English lord, Count Robinson. But the count prefers Geronimo's other daughter, Carolina, who is secretly married to Paolino, a young lawyer and business associate of Geronimo. Geronimo's sister Fidalma is herself in love with Paolino. Carolina and Paolino plan to elope. After a bedroom scene of mistaken identities, all ends happily with the Count agreeing to marry Elisetta
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

45 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 181 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
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

35 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1950 production of Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia features Lily Pons as Rosina, Giuseppe di Stefano as Count Almaviva and Giuseppe Valdengo as Figaro
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tabarro (Il) (La Houppelande),. Houppelande (La) (Il Tabarro),, Giacomo4230. Puccini
Gli Ugonotti by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Recording )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suor Angelica by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano( Recording )

17 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of the young poet and his tragic life and death during the French Revolution
Il trittico three one act operas by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in Italian and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Simionato, G.

Simionato, G. 1910-2010

Simionato, G. (Giulietta)

Simionato, Giuletta 1910-2010

Italian (745)

English (27)

German (25)

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