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Montarsolo, Paolo

Overview
Works: 335 works in 888 publications in 6 languages and 6,295 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Librettos  Excerpts  Musical settings  Arrangements (Music)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Songs and music  Film adaptations 
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( )

45 editions published between 1972 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 829 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
La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

97 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Cinderella story. The story is the familiar fairy tale but with the fairy element left out. In place of the fairy godmother, we have Alidoro, a philosophic person and friend of the Prince. The glass slipper is replaced with a pair of bracelets. One of these bracelets is given to the Prince at the ball and recognition of the other leads to the customary happy ending
Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini( )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet contains synopsis and libretto
Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano( )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of the young poet and his tragic life and death during the French Revolution
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( )

2 editions published in 1972 in Italian and held by 238 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
Madam Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

in Italian and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in Italian and held by 236 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
Il barbiere di Siviglia : highlights by Gioacchino Rossini( )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in Italian and German and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro : opera buffa in quattro atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

8 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 228 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
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in Italian and held by 201 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( Recording )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

24 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
La Cenerentola : melodramma giocoso in due atti by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video production of the opera
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mimi-Renata Tebaldi; Musetta-Hilde Gueden; Rodolfo-Giacinto Prandelli; Marcello-Giovanni Inghilleri; Schaunard-Fernando Corena; Colline-Raphael Arie; Parpignol-Piero de Palma; Benoit-Melchiorre Luise; Alcindoro-Melchiorre Luise; Sergente dei doganieri-Ildebrando Santafe
La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Cinderella story. The story is the familiar fairy tale but with the fairy element left out. In place of the fairy godmother, we have Alidoro, a philosophic person and friend of the Prince. The glass slipper is replaced with a pair of bracelets. One of these bracelets is given to the Prince at the ball and recognition of the other leads to the customary happy ending
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

11 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Così fan tutte : dramma giocoso in due atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Italian and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ponnelle's film version of Mozart's comedy of manners
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

30 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Levine on the podium brings an ideal blend of sparkle and lyricism to Rossini's enchanting comedy. Olga Borodina is Isabella, the Italian girl who ends up in Algiers as she searches for her lost lover, Lindoro, sung by the sensational Juan Diego Flórez. Ferruccio Furlanetto is Mustafà, the Bey of Algiers, who keeps Lindoro prisoner and decides to make Isabella his own wife--even though he is already married to Elvira (Lyubov Petrova). Earle Patriarco is Taddeo and Mariusz Kwiecien sings the pirate captain Haly
La serva padrona by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in Italian and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serpina tries to lure Umberto into marriage by pretending to leave with another servant who is disguised as a soldier
La serva padrona by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( Recording )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

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