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Montarsolo, Paolo

Works: 244 works in 826 publications in 5 languages and 6,132 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Filmed operas  Librettos  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Live sound recordings  Drama  Musical settings  Music videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Other, Actor, Director
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Paolo Montarsolo
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

52 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossini's effervescent comedy takes on new life with a superb cast led by conductor Andrew Davis. Kathleen Battle shines as Rosina, a feisty young women with a mind of her own--especially when it comes to love. Rockwell Blake is her suitor, the handsome Count Almaviva, who must outwit Rosina's elderly guardian, Dr. Bartolo (Renato Capecchi), who wants to marry the girl himself. Paolo Montarsolo sings Don Basilio, Rosina's music teacher. And at the center of it all is William Workman as Figaro, the resourceful barber of the title, who pulls the strings and brings the young lovers together
Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini( )

1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in Italian and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elderly Dr. Bartolo has his eye on the fortune left to his ward Rosina, and jealously guards her with plans to marry her. Young Count Almaviva also intends to marry Rosina, and uses various means to try and get from her a sign of her love for him
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aftermath of courtship by Count Almaviva to Rosina who had been the ward of Dr. Bartolo. The courtship involved the count in actions supported by the town barber Figaro. Dr. Bartolo and a former servant Marcellina conspire to seek revenge on Figaro
Madam Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

in Italian and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( )

in Italian and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This abridged holiday presentation for families of opera's most popular comedy, sung in English, features a cast of youthful Met stars: Isabel Leonard is the feisty Rosina, Alek Shrader is her suitor, Count Almaviva, and Rodion Pogossov is Figaro, the resourceful barber of the title. John Del Carlo sings as Rosina's foolish guardian, Dr. Bartolo, and Yves Abel conducts
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

2 editions published in 2011 in German and Italian and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in Italian and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera (dramma per musica) in a prologue and three acts by Claudio Monteverdi to an Italian libretto by Giacomo Badoaro, based on the final portion of Homer's Odyssey. It was first performed at the Teatro di SS Giovanni e Paolo in Venice in February 1640
La Cenerentola : melodramma giocoso in due atti by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video production of the opera
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first work is a love tale set among the poor bargemen of Paris. The second work relates the story of a nun's suicide. The third work is a humorous story of greedy relatives who manipulate a dead man's will
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

28 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BERGANZA, Teresa (soprano). ALVA, Luigi (tenor). CORENA, Fernando (bass). PANERAI, Rolando (bass). TAVOLACCINI, Giuliana (soprano). PACE, Miti Truccato (mezzo-soprano). MONTARSOLO, Paolo (bass-baritone). CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF THE MAGGIO MUSICALE FLORENTINO. VARVISO, Silvio (conductor)
Così fan tutte( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferrando and Guglielmo, two soldiers, make a wager that their respective lovers will be faithful in their absence
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Alternative Names
Montarsolo, P.

Montarsolo, P. (Paolo)

Montarsolo, P. Paolo 1925-2006

Montarsoni, Paolo.

Montarsoni, Paolo 1925-2006

Paolo Montarsolo artiste lyrique et metteur en scène

Paolo Montarsolo basso e attore cinematografico italiano

Paolo Montarsolo cantant italià

Paolo Montarsolo cantante italiano

Paolo Montarsolo cântăreț italian

Paolo Montarsolo Italiaans operazanger (1925-2006)

Paolo Montarsolo Italian singer

Paolo Montarsolo italienischer Schauspieler

Italian (135)

German (7)

English (2)

Latin (1)

Spanish (1)