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Estes, Simon

Works: 411 works in 1,190 publications in 9 languages and 12,000 library holdings
Genres: Live sound recordings  Drama  Musical settings  Operas  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Requiems  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Symphonies 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Narrator, Vocalist, Musician, Other
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Never performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra before, and rarely heard in concert at all, the Requiem by Antonín Dvořák captured on this CD from a live concert seems a near-forgotten masterpiece. Dvořák scholar Gervase Hughes cites this work for four soloists, chorus and orchestra as one of the composer's finest sacred creations, 'a deeply moving expression of faith on the part of a composer whose religious conviction never wavered'"--Container
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

31 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Leonie Rysanek triumphs in her second Met broadcast of the almost four dozen she would do during her astonishing career. Here she is Elizabeth of Valois, married to King Philip II of Spain (Jerome Hines), even though she loves his son, Don Carlo (Giulio Gari). Rysanek's heartbreaking performance fully connects with Elizabeth's passion and despair. Beloved baritone Robert Merrill is Don Carlo's friend, Roderigo, killed by the Inquisition. Blanche Thebom is Princess Eboli and future superstar Martina Arroyo is heard in her Met debut role as the Celestial Voice
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Italian and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Fliegende Holländer = The flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner( Visual )

42 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most acclaimed Wagner productions of the postwar period, this electrifying, revolutionary Bayreuth staging of 'The flying Dutchman" catapulted the German director Harry Kupfer to international fame. Kupfer's psychologically acute production presents the entire story as a hallucination, in which Senta's yearning for the eternally wandering Dutchman sends her into a trance-like state."--Conteneur
Parsifal : [ein Bühnenweihfestspiel] by Richard Wagner( )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner's mystical opera makes extraordinary demands on the conductor, but James Levine is renowned for the special affection and authority he brings to this transcendent work. The music shimmers and glows, evoking the legendary world of the Knights of the Holy Grail and the pure fool who brings healing power to the land. Peter Hofmann stars as the questing title hero, Jerome Hines sings the wise old man, Gurnemanz, and Mignon Dunn is the voluptuous Kundry, whose erotic temptations almost ensnare the young hero
Oedipus Rex : opera-oratorio in 2 acts after Sophocles by Igor Stravinsky( )

4 editions published in 1992 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( Recording )

45 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera about the captain of an infamous Dutch ghost ship who can be freed only by a woman who consents to marry him
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultraphonic: 1660
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's opera set in ancient Egypt, and originally written to commemorate the opening of the Suez Canal, tells the story of the love between the Ethiopian slave girl, Aida, and the Egyptian soldier, Radames, and of the jealousy of Amneris, the daughter of the Egyptian king
Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 302 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
Atlàntida by Manuel de Falla( )

23 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlantis: Szenische Kantate in drei Teilen und einem Prolog. Text: Jacint Verdaguer. Ergänzt und orchestriert von Ernesto Halffter
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Carlos: Grand opéra en cinq actes. Livret: Joseph Méry et Camille du Locle
Roméo and Juliet ; Les nuits d'été by Hector Berlioz( )

2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salome by Richard Strauss( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling tale about Salome, the beautiful princess, King Herod, Queen Herodias, the perilous decadent days of early Rome and the events that led to the death of John the Baptist
Roméo et Juliette ; Les Nuits d'ètè by Hector Berlioz( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in French and English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlioz by Hector Berlioz( )

2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Plácido Domingo by Plácido Domingo( )

2 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To celebrate Plácido Domingo's 75th birthday on January 21st, 2016, Sony Classical is releasing the anniversary album 'The Best of Plácido Domingo.' Specially selected from the great Spanish singer's vast discography of over 200 recordings, this 4-CD set spans almost half a century in the musical life of a prodigiously talented, much-loved and multi-Grammy Award-winning artist, who first launched his stage career as a baritone in his parents' zarzuela company in Mexico in 1957, made his operatic debut as a tenor in 1961, shot to international fame as a member of the chart-topping Three Tenors in 1990 and is still adding new roles to his repertoire after reverting to his baritone range in 2009, while also maintaining busy second and third careers as a conductor and opera company administrator. Equally at home in several languages and all sorts of musical styles, Domingo is heard here in a wide-ranging repertoire encompassing opera, musicals, folk, pop and crossover songs, Christmas and other sacred music, as well as a selection of popular Spanish and Latin American tunes recalling the singer's early days in Spain and Mexico." --
Symphony no. 9 : "choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

1 edition published in 1986 in German and held by 220 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
Tonight : hits from the musicals( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Estes : in his own voice : an autobiography by Simon Estes( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Simon Estes : in his own voice : an autobiography
Alternative Names

Ėstes, Saĭmon

Estes, Simun 1938-

Simon Estes Amerikaans muzikant

Simon Estes amerikansk sångare och musiker

Simon Estes amerikansk sanger og musiker

Simon Estes amerikansk songar og musikar

Simon Estes artiste lyrique

Simon Estes US-amerikanischer Opernsänger

سیمون استز موسیقی‌دان و خواننده آمریکایی


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