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Blanc, Ernest

Works: 240 works in 682 publications in 5 languages and 5,085 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Music  Songs  Preludes (Music)  Art music  Excerpts 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, Musician, Author, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Ernest Blanc
Most widely held works by Ernest Blanc
Faust by Charles Gounod( )

25 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scholar Faust is tempted into contract with the Devil in return for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures
Carmen by Georges Bizet( )

74 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production was recorded in the Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli in 1960 and is sung in Italian. This CD set also includes excerpts from two other productions; one with Giuletta Simionato as Carmen, recorded in Palermo in 1959 (sung in Italian) and one with Simionato as Carmen and Di Stefano as Don José recorded in La Scala Milan in 1955 and conducted by Karajan
Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( Recording )

32 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Biblical tale of the overwhelming love between a Jewish leader (Samson) and a Philistine beauty (Dalila) that turns sour and destroys them both has inspired numerous composers. But it's easy to see why Saint-Saëns's opera has remained a favorite--not only with audiences but also with great singing actors. Seldom has Dalila been so sultry and seductive, or Samson's fall from strong man to blind prisoner been so wrenching. With enticing Risë Stevens and heroic Mario Del Monaco in the titles roles, and Martial Singher as the High Priest, this stunning performance is a true gem
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

25 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Monteux, a master of French repertoire, conducts in this 1955 performance of Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman. This Metropolitan Opera production features an all-star cast that includes Rise Stevens, Richard Tucker, Roberta Peters, and Lucine Amara
Les pêcheurs de perles = The pearl fishers = Die Perlenfischer by Georges Bizet( )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Scene: A shore on the island of Ceylon in antiquity) In anticipation of the fishing season, the villagers elect Zurga as their king and prepare their annual vigil to ensure safe seas. Zurga welcomes Nadir, his long-time friend, whom he has not seen since their love for the same woman divided them. They promise eternal friendship and vow never again to allow a woman to come between them. Within moments, a woman arrives, veiled. She will stand through the night, alone on the shore, in ritual prayer. Zurga promises her a priceless pearl if she is chaste in her duty and death if she violates her purity. Nadir recognizes her voice. It is Léïla, the woman he and Zurga loved in the past, and his feelings for her are rekindled
The pearl fishers by Georges Bizet( Recording )

12 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Heppner is the Knight of the Holy Grail, sent by heaven to defend pure, innocent Elsa (Deborah Voigt), against the evil slander of Telramund (Hans-Joachim Ketelsen) and his wicked wife. Ortrud (Deborah Polaski). But how can Elsa truly trust her hero, if she's forbidden to even ask his name or where he comes from? Wagner's colorful music blazes under James Levine's conducting, and the Met orchestra and chorus are a thrilling part of the storytelling. This is shimmering Romanticism at its best
The tales of Hoffmann : highlights by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samson and Delilah : [opera in three acts] by Camille Saint-Saëns( Recording )

6 editions published in 1963 in French and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hérodiade by Jules Massenet( Recording )

22 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hérodiade: Opéra en quatre actes. Livret: Paul Milliet et Georges Hartmann
Iphigénie en Tauride : highlights by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in French and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Tell : highlights by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great opera duets by Renata Tebaldi( )

4 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bevat beroemde operaduetten van o.a. Delibes, Mozart, Puccini, Rossini, Humperdinck
L'enfance du Christ ; Romeo et Juliette (excerpts) by Hector Berlioz( )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen : highlights by Georges Bizet( Recording )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1982 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Habanera, Seguidilla, Canson Boheme, Toreador song Maria Callas, soprano Choeurs Rene Duclos Jean Laforge, director Choeurs d'Enfants Jean Pesneaud & Orchestre du Theatre National de l'Opera GeorgesPretre, conductor
Don Procopio by Georges Bizet( Recording )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I puritani by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise by Gustave Charpentier( Recording )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise: Roman musical en quatre actes
Famous duets from the opera( Recording )

3 editions published in 1965 in Italian and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vicino a le "Andrea Chenier" (Act 4) (Illica & Giordano); In un coupe? "Le Boheme" (Act 4) (Giacosa, Illica & Puccini); Dunque io son "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" (Act I) (Sterbini & Rossini); Se m'ami ancor (Ai nostri monti) "Il Trovatore" (Act 4) (Cammarano & Verdi); Au fond du temple saint "Les Pecheurs de Perles" (Act 1) (Carre, Cormon & Bizet); La ci darem la mano "Don Giovanni" (Act 1) (De Pont & Mozart); Scuoti quella fronda "Madama Butterfly" (Act 2) (Illica, Giacosa & Puccini); Parigi, o cara "La Traviata" (Act 3) (Plave & Verdi) Recorded in the Opera House, Rome
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Audience level: 0.43 (from 0.38 for Carmen : h ... to 0.92 for Rita Gorr ...)

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Blan, Ernest

Blanc, Ernest 1923-

Blanc, Ernest Marius Victor

Ernest Blanc artiste lyrique

Ernest Blanc Frans zanger (1923-2010)

Ernest Blanc Opera singer


French (193)

German (24)

Italian (16)

English (10)

Spanish (3)