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Sénéchal, Michel

Works: 760 works in 1,977 publications in 7 languages and 17,001 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Excerpts  Musical settings  History  Symphonic poems  Song cycles  Songs  Art music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, t=t, Other, Author of introduction, Actor, a=c, Musician, v=v, Interviewee
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michel Sénéchal
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

24 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in French and German and held by 801 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
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

38 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 796 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
Dialogues des Carmélites by Francis Poulenc( Recording )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic fate of the nuns of the Carmelite convent at Copiègne during the French Revolution inspired one of Francis Poulenc's most personal works, and one of the most profoundly moving operas in the repertoire. At its center is Isabel Leonard as Blanche de la Force, a shy young aristocratic woman who joins the order on the eve of the Revolution, flees when the sisters, forced to leave their convent, take a vow of martyrdom, and is finally reunited with them as they face death by the guillotine. Felicity Palmer is Madame de Croissy, Patricia Racette is Madame Lidoine, and Elizabeth Bishop is Mother Marie. Paul Appleby and David Pittsinger co-star as Blanche's brother and father
L'heure espagnole by Maurice Ravel( )

48 editions published between 1958 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Heure espagnole: Comédie musicale en un acte. Livret: Franc-Nohain (Maurice Etienne Legrand)
Eugene Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

34 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin on two CDs
Louise by Gustave Charpentier( Recording )

37 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise: Roman musical en quatre actes
La navarraise by Jules Massenet( )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mélodies by Francis Poulenc( )

16 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turandot : highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in German and Italian and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sutherland, Pavarotti, Caballe, Ghiaurov, Krause with Peter Pears London Philharmonic Orchestra - Mehta, conductor
Madama Butterfly : Japanese tragedy by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Italian and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heart-rending story about a sweet-natured Japanese girl and the caddish American lieutenant who marries then deserts her
Eugen Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugen Onegin: Lyrische Szenen in drei Akten, op. 24. Libretto: Konstantin S. Schilowsky nach Alexander Puschkin
Works of Lili Boulanger by Lili Boulanger( )

3 editions published in 1960 in French and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psaume, "Du Fond de l'Abime" (23:40); Psaume 24 (3:10); Psaume 129 (6:05); Vielle Priere Bouddhique (7:05); Pie Jesu (4:35) Igor Markevitch, conductor Orchestra Lamoureux Oralia Dominguez, contralto Elizabeth Basseur Chorale
Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano( )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of the young poet and his tragic life and death during the French Revolution
Madama Butterfly (Highlights) by Giacomo Puccini( )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manon by Jules Massenet( )

7 editions published in 2003 in French and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who can resist the charms of Manon or remain unmoved by her fate? Ruth Ann Swenson takes on Massenet's title heroine, the equally beautiful and high-spirited young girl who turns her back on life in a convent when she meets the handsome des Grieux (Giuseppe Sabbatini)--only to be seduced by the promise of a luxurious existence as the mistress of the rich old Brétigny (Kim Josephson). When she learns that des Grieux, desperate she has left him, is about to take holy orders, she changes her mind--but it is too late, and their love story ends in tragedy
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in German and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Master-Singers of Nuremberg): Overture performed by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra with Yevgeny Mravinsky conducting. [Note: This product is an authorized CD-R and is manufactured on demand]
Manon : opéra comique en 5 actes et 6 tableaux by Jules Massenet( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chevalier des Grieux meets and seduces the young Manon when she is being escorted by her brother to a convent. Manon lives with des Grieux in Paris, but leaves him for a rich admirer. She is later arrested, charged with prostitution, and deported to Louisiana. Des Grieux accompanies her and during an escape attempt she dies in his arms
L'enfant et les sortilèges ; Ma mère l'oye : suite by Maurice Ravel( )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les aventures du roi Pausole = The adventures of King Pausole by Arthur Honegger( )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in French and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Michel Sénéchal

Michel Sénéchal amhránaí ceoldrámaíochta Francach

Michel Sénéchal cantante de ópera francés

Michel Sénéchal Frans operazanger

Michel Sénéchal französischer Tenor

Michel Sénéchal French opera singer

Michel Sénéchal Şarkıcı

Michel Sénéchal tenore francese

Sénéchal, M.

Sénéchal, M. (Michel)

Sénéchal, Michel 1927-