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Warren, Leonard 1911-1960

Works: 523 works in 1,481 publications in 8 languages and 14,120 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Motion picture music  Musical settings  Stories, plots, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art music  Orchestral music  Librettos 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Narrator, Other, Musician, Vocalist, Conductor, Commentator, Speaker, Proofreader
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( )

54 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

73 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dark, daunting role of Lady Macbeth requires a great singing actress to bring to life everything Verdi--and Shakespeare--wrote. Shortly before this broadcast, the Viennese soprano Leonie Rysanek made her Met debut in the role--and right away became a legend. The intensity of her soaring soprano and her charismatic stage presence made her a beloved favorite of the New York audience for almost 40 years. With the great Verdi baritone Leonard Warren in the title role and Carlo Bergonzi and Jerome Hines also in the cast, this Macbeth is one for the ages
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

66 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's Aida has come to symbolize grand opera, and with such a legendary cast as the one assembled for this performance it's easy to see why. With her sumptuous sound, Zinka Milanov embodied Aida for a generation of opera-lovers, and her distinctive voice filled the theater, and listeners' hearts, with every facet of the character's conflicting emotions. With the great Leonard Warren as her father, Amonasro, their monumental clash, then reconciliation, is a performance for the ages. Fedora Barbieri is Amneris, Aida's rival for the love of the mighty warrior Radamès (Kurt Baum), and Jerome Hines is the high priest Ramfis
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

66 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes everything clicks during a performance, and this Tosca is one of those rare moments. Three of the greatest singers in the world--Renata Tebaldi, Richard Tucker, and Leonard Warren--all in such spectacular voice, effortlessly convey every bit of Puccini's hair-raising drama. With Dimitri Mitropoulos bringing the orchestra and chorus into the same fever pitch as the singers, it's no wonder some operagoers say this Tosca is their standard for judging all others
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

66 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every once in a while the operatic stars align to create that rare performance that makes a familiar work sound brand new. The great Verdi baritone Leonard Warren delivers one of his most sublime portrayals as the hunchbacked jester Rigoletto who, thanks to his own twisted machinations, looses the only thing he cares about. Bidú Sayão is his beloved daughter Gilda, who captures the attention of the lascivious Duke, sung by the elegant and sweet-voiced Jussi Bjoerling. This is Verdi singing at its best
O paradiso : great opera arias by Jussi Björling( )

5 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

34 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For an entire generation, Zinka Milanov was the Verdi soprano, and this broadcast of one of her greatest roles shows why. Her enormous, dark, rich voice was even from top to bottom, and she could unfurl it dramatically to soar over orchestra and chorus, or scale it back to a haunting whisper. Richard Tucker plays the man who loves her, and Leonard Warren is her brother, who is so consumed with the desire for vengeance that he wants to kill them both
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

1 edition published in 1999 in Italian and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Warren commemorative by Leonard Warren( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

13 editions published between 1941 and 1995 in Italian and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cav & Pag" have come to define the very essence of Italian versimo opera--searing tales of everyday people, trapped by their passions in circumstances beyond their control, pushed beyond endurance to the inevitable bloody and tragic ending. It takes powerful, full-throated voices to convey these stories' unbridled emotions. Giovanni Martinelli, Lawrence Tibbett, Stella Roman, and Leonard Warren more than deliver the vocal goods in this broadcast
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

23 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensational cast brings Verdi's dark drama--a rarity in 1950--to stirring life. The great baritone Leonard Warren takes on the title role, opposite Astrid Varnay as his long-lost daughter Amelia, one of the legendary Wagnerian soprano's few Italian roles. Met audience favorite Richard Tucker is Gabriele Adorno, Amelia's lover and Boccanegra's political enemy-turned-supporter. Mihály Székely sings Fiesco, Giuseppe Valdengo is Paolo, and Fritz Stiedry conducts
Leonard Warren on tour in Russia by Leonard Warren( Recording )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

19 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 106 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
Bellini, Verdi, Mascagni, Puccini by Zinka Milanov( Recording )

4 editions published in 1990 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 37 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
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Leonard Warren Amerikaans muzikant (1911-1960)

Leonard Warren amerikansk sångare och musiker

Leonard Warren amerikansk sanger og musiker

Leonard Warren amerikansk songar og musikar

Leonard Warren amerykański śpiewak operowy

Leonard Warren artiste lyrique

Leonard Warren baritono statunitense

Leonard Warren US-amerikanischer Opernsänger (Bariton)

Uorren, Leonard

Varenov, Leonard

Varenov Leonard 1911-1960

Warenoff, Leonard

Warenoff, Leonard 1911-1960

Warren 1911-1960

Warren, L. 1911-1960

Warren, Leonard

Уоррен, Леонард

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