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Quivar, Florence

Works: 262 works in 799 publications in 7 languages and 12,180 library holdings
Genres: Music  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Operas  Oratorios  Masses  Filmed operas  Symphonies  Drama  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, per, Other, mez
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Florence Quivar
Messiah : highlights by George Frideric Handel( )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd by Roger Sessions( Recording )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work based on poetry by Walt Whitman
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

38 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"--Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Stabat Mater ; Litany to the Virgin Mary ; Symphony no. 3 by Karol Szymanowski( )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ride on, King Jesus! : Florence Quivar sings Black music of America by Florence Quivar( )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi( )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 424 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
Messa per Rossini by Antonio Buzzolla( )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Totenmesse zum Gedächtnis für Gioacchino Rossini, lag 1869 komplett in handschriftlicher Partitur vor, geschrieben von 13 ital. Komponisten. Uraufführung erst 119 Jahre später als Schlußveranstaltung des Europäischen Musikfestes Stuttgart am 11.09.1988 u.d.Ltg. von Helmuth Rilling
Stabat Mater ; Overtures by Gioacchino Rossini( )

4 editions published in 1995 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

9 editions published in 1995 in 4 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oratorio after words from the Old Testament, Op.70
Missa solemnis by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in Latin and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schwarzkopf samlingen
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

43 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One man's battle to reconcile his personal and political views
Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extraordinary performance of Verdi's unforgettable Requiem features a dream cast: soprano Leontyne Price, equally acclaimed for her soaring phrasing and the nobility with which she sings the words, is joined by Plácido Domingo, one of the great Verdi tenors of his generation, distinguished mezzo-soprano Florence Quivar, and magnificent bass John Cheek. Under James Levine's inspired conducting, the Met Orchestra and Chorus deliver a thrilling account of this breathtaking score
Four saints in three acts by Virgil Thomson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 9 : "choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

3 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A five-part exploration of Ludwig von Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, examining the music itself along with the historical and personal setting in which it was created"--Guide p. 2
The three-cornered hat (complete) ; Homenajes ; Interlude & Spanish dance from La vida breve by Manuel de Falla( Recording )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 223 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
Symphonie No. 4 : "Italienische" by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

in German and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Sommernachtstraum ; Die schöne Melusine( )

in German and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Domingo : the Verdi opera collection by Giuseppe Verdi( )

2 editions published in 2013 in Italian and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Florence Quivar Amerikaans zangeres

Florence Quivar singer

English (102)

Italian (67)

Latin (48)

German (22)

Polish (13)

Spanish (4)

Dutch (1)