WorldCat Identities

Quivar, Florence

Overview
Works: 294 works in 849 publications in 7 languages and 14,139 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Musical settings  Symphonies  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Operas  Music  Songs  Excerpts  Masses 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, Other, Actor, mez
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Florence Quivar
Messiah : highlights by George Frideric Handel( )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 2,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 686 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)
Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi( )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 658 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
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 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 418 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
Stabat Mater ; Litany to the Virgin Mary ; Symphony no. 3 by Karol Szymanowski( Recording )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messa per Rossini by Helmuth Rilling( )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 399 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( )

5 editions published in 1995 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 8 in E flat by Gustav Mahler( )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

10 editions published in 1995 in 4 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oratorio after words from the Old Testament, Op.70
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 344 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
Symphony no. 8 by Gustav Mahler( )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in German and Miscellaneous languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of Mahler's 8th symphony is built around the 4th century Latin hymn Veni, Creator Spiritus (come, spirit of creation). The second part retells the final episode of Goethe's Faust in which the title character finds salvation. This recording also includes the Adagio from Mahler's 10th symphony and is the final installment of the San Francisco Symphony's Mahler cycle
Four saints in three acts by Virgil Thomson( Recording )

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

Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This gigantic work is simply an expressiono f man's anguish in the face of death and hope for the life to come
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luciano Pavarotti in his first Met Ballo heads an illustrious cast in the revolutionary production of Verdi's opera. His portrayal of the ill-fated Riccardo is 'peerless Pavarotti.' Also stars Aprile Millo
Symphony no. 9 : "choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

4 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, performed by the Russian National Orchestra and conducted by Mikhail Pletnev. Also known as the Choral Symphony, this work includes a full chorus and four vocal soloists on the last movement, commonly referred to as Ode to Joy
Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess RCA orchestra and chorus Skitch Henderson, conductor Leonard de Paur, Chorus director. Leontyne Price, soprano; William Warfield, bass
Domingo : the Verdi opera collection by Giuseppe Verdi( )

3 editions published in 2013 in Italian and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missa solemnis by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

2 editions published in 2014 in Latin and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The performances of the Missa solemnis at the Styriarte Festival in Graz and at the Salzburg Festival in summer 2015 were Nikolaus Harnoncourt's last concerts. After his retirement from the stage later that year, it was Mr. Harnoncourt's express wish that this album, made from the material captured at the Graz concerts and rehearsals, also be his last released recordings. Beethoven's late masterpiece has thus become the final chapter of an unparalleled discography spanning 65 years
 
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Florence Quivar Amerikaans zangeres

Florence Quivar singer

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