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Taddei, Giuseppe

Overview
Works: 923 works in 2,287 publications in 5 languages and 16,308 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Excerpts  Art music  Arrangements (Music)  Musical settings  Motion picture music  Songs and music  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Singer, br=, Author, Vocalist, Other, Contributor, Musician, Actor, Translator, Instrumentalist, Honoree
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Giuseppe Taddei
 
Most widely held works by Giuseppe Taddei
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

43 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

59 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Italian soldiers test the faithfulness of their respective lovers by faking their departure to battle, reappearing in disguise as Albanians and proceeding to court them
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

46 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comic opera in four acts."
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

91 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( )

40 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 703 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
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

87 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Above all, Verdi's last opera requires the greatest of conductors and a consummate singing actor in the title role. Here we have both: James Levine, who knows exactly how to draw out all the superb colors in the orchestra, while keeping the music effervescent as he also gives the singers all the room they need to bring their roles to life. As Falstaff, the masterful Giuseppe Taddei knows the secret of using every word and note to create an indelible and loveable character. Fiorenza Cossotto is Dame Quickly, the woman who gives Falstaff a run for his money
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

37 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete recording of Guiseppe Verdi's Aida on two CDs
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( )

44 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( )

41 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 406 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
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 344 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
Le nozze di figaro : highlights by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi( )

17 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary maestro Thomas Schippers conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and chorus in a December 1962 performance of Verdi's Ernani, which features a truly bravura performance by Carlo Bergonzi
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story: Act I. The action unfolds on Cyprus, under Venetian rule in the 16th century. The scene is outside the castle, residence of Otello, governor of the island, facing the port. It is night. A furious storm churns the sea, and a crowd of Venetian citizens and soldiers helplessly watch while the ship of the Moor Otello desperately tries to make it into port. Only Iago, one of Otello's men, does not participate in the general apprehension for the safety of his leader: he hates Otello, because Otello has promoted Cassio captain instead of him; he meditates revenge. The crowd is jubilant as Otello finally lands safely and announces that the Turkish fleet has been defeated. When the Moor enters the castle, the fireworks start and all drink to his victory. In the midst of the rejoicing, Iago starts to weave the scheme that will lead to his commander's downfall: he treacherously insinuates to Roderigo, who had revealed to Iago his love for Otello's wife, Desdemona, that Captain Cassio also feels the same affection for the woman. Then Iago gets Cassio drunk, and incites a fight between the two men, but the dangerous duel that starts between them is stopped by Montano. However, the peacemaker is wounded by Cassio. Iago sounds the alarm, swelling the episode out of proportion until the crowd is in tumult. Called back by the shouts and noise, Otello, falsely informed by Iago, punishes Cassio and demotes him. This is a first victory for Iago, who exults
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Italian and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Luisa Miller (Katia Ricciarelli) has given her heart to a man she knows as "Carlo." But he is really Rodolfo (Luciano Pavarotti), the son of Count Walter (Paul Plishka), who is being pressured by the Count to marry another woman. Despite every effort of Lucia's loving father (Leo Nucci), the evil Wurm (John Cheek), eventually triumphs. But it's Verdi's passionate music that wins in the end, brought to life by a cast who knows how to stir our hearts
Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano( Visual )

7 editions published between 1955 and 1996 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of love, espionage and death set immediately before and during the French Revolution
I maestri cantori di Norimberga by Richard Wagner( )

2 editions published in 1993 in Italian and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singer portrait( )

in French and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Giuseppe Taddei

Giuseppe Taddei amhránaí ceoldrámaíochta Iodálach

Giuseppe Taddei artiste lyrique

Giuseppe Taddei barítono italiano

Giuseppe Taddei Italiaans zanger (1916-2010)

Giuseppe Taddei Italian opera singer

Giuseppe Taddei italienischer Opernsänger (Bariton)

Giuseppe Taddei italiensk sångare

Giuseppe Taddei italiensk sanger

Giuseppe Taddei italiensk songar

Tadde, Giuseppe 1916-2010

Taddei, G.

Джузепе Тадеи

Джузепе Тадеи италиански певец

Таддеи, Джузеппе

Тадей, Джузепе 1916-2010

Ջուզեպպե Տադդեի

주세페 타데이 이탈리아 오페라 가수

ジュゼッペ・タッデイ

Languages
Italian (472)

German (43)

English (17)

French (15)

Spanish (1)