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Simionato, Giulietta

Works: 770 works in 2,370 publications in 6 languages and 16,243 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  History  Art music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Arrangements (Music)  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Vocalist, Narrator, Editor, Dedicatee, per
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Anna Bolena by Gaetano Donizetti( )

96 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the absolute highlights of her extraordinary career, Maria Callas' 1957 performances of this Donizetti opera brought new life to a bel canto opera that had long fallen out of favor. The central role was ideally suited to her talents and she once again had Luchino Viscontias her director. Anna's rival, Giovanna Seymour, was sung by one of Callas' most trusted colleagues, the superb mezzo-soprano Giulietta Simionato
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( )

31 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tabarro (Il) (La Houppelande), . Houppelande (La) (Il Tabarro), Giacomo4230. Puccini
Il trovatore (highlights) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

21 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

68 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance features the legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson in her history-making Met debut role of Ulrica, the fortune-teller. At first her predictions are all good news. But who would believe the best friend of the king would actually murder him? Absurd. That's what the king (Jan Peerce) thinks. But he loves Amelia (Zinka Milanov), the wife of his friend Renato (Robert Merrill). And when Renato discovers them together, he joins the plot against the king. This is Verdian passion at its best
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

128 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

82 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falstaff Geraint Evans, baritone Giulietta Simionato, mezzo-soprano Ilva Ligabue, soprano Robert Merrill, baritone Mirella Freni, soprano Alfredo Kraus, tenor Rosalind Elias, mezzo-soprano RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra and Chorus Georg Solti, conductor Libretto included
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

112 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis in English, French, German and Italian, and libretto with English translation (66 p.) laid in container
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

135 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lina Bruna Rasa, soprano Giuletta Simionato, mezzo-soprano Maria Marcucci, mezzo-soprano Gino Bechi, baritone Banjamino Gigli, tenor Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala, Milan Pietro Mascagni, conductor Libretto included Composer's spoken preface included
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 587 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 forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

37 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 578 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
Adriana Lecouvreur by Francesco Cilèa( Recording )

21 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 560 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 favorita by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

49 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Favorita. Enzo Mascherini, baritone Giulietta Simioato, soprano Guiseppe di Stefano, tenor Cesare Siepi, bass Franco Tortolese, tenor Roberto Rodriguez, soprano . Renato Cellini, director. Libretto included
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 450 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( )

39 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 442 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
Aida : (highlights) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

19 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features highlights from Riccardo Muti's interpretation of Verdi's Aida, whose cast includes Montserrat Caballe and Placido Domingo
La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

51 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La cenerentola (Cinderella) Giulietta Simionato, mezzo-soprano Ugo Benelli, tenor Paolo Montarsolo, baritone Sesto Bruscantini, baritone Oliviero de Fabritiis, conductor Libretto and notes included
Il trovatore : [drama in quattro parti di Salvatore Cammarano] by Giuseppe Verdi( )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in Italian and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Leonie Rysanek triumphs in her second Met broadcast of the almost four dozen she would do during her astonishing career. Here she is Elizabeth of Valois, married to King Philip II of Spain (Jerome Hines), even though she loves his son, Don Carlo (Giulio Gari). Rysanek's heartbreaking performance fully connects with Elizabeth's passion and despair. Beloved baritone Robert Merrill is Don Carlo's friend, Roderigo, killed by the Inquisition. Blanche Thebom is Princess Eboli and future superstar Martina Arroyo is heard in her Met debut role as the Celestial Voice
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

30 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultraphonic: 1660
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2000 in Italian and English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Giulietta Simionato artiste lyrique

Giulietta Simionato Italiaans zanger

Giulietta Simionato Italiaans zangeres

Giulietta Simionato Italian opera singer

Giulietta Simionato italienische Opernsängerin (Mezzosopran, Alt)

Giulietta Simionato mezzosoprano italiano

Giulietta Simionato Singer

Giulietta Simionato włoska śpiewaczka operowa

Simionato, G.

Simionato, G. 1910-2010

Simionato, G. 1910-2010 (Giulietta)

Simionato, G. (Giulietta)

Simionato, Giuletta 1910-2010

Джулиета Симионато

Джульєтта Сіміонато

Симионато, Джульетта


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English (37)

German (28)

French (21)

Spanish (4)

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