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Nagano, Kent 1951-

Works: 1,171 works in 2,943 publications in 12 languages and 32,931 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Songs and music  Excerpts  Musical settings  History  Suites  Art music  Orchestral music 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Director, con, Other, Interviewee, Contributor, dir, Composer, Dancer, Commentator
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kent Nagano
Dialogues des Carmélites by Francis Poulenc( )

31 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 994 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'amour des trois oranges by Sergey Prokofiev( )

44 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Liebe zu den drei Orangen: Oper in vier Akten und einem Prolog, op. 33. Libretto: Véra Janacopoulos
L'aiglon by Arthur Honegger( )

18 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Duke of Reichstadt (Napoleon II), with his faithful footman Séraphin Flambeau, escapes from Austrian imprisonment and visits the old site of the Battle of Wagram, before eventually dying of tuberculosis
Susannah by Carlisle Floyd( Recording )

18 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susannah: Musical Drama in Two Acts
Saint François d'Assise by Olivier Messiaen( Recording )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Century rolls ; Lollapalooza ; Slonimsky's earbox by John Adams( Recording )

11 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of all the so-called minimalists working today, John Adams is the only one with any good ideas left. Witness this delightful release. The key to Adams's creativity is that he isn't bound by theoretical constraints on what "minimalism" should be. Century Rolls (1995) is a commission by Emanuel Ax, and it was inspired by the composer's listening to a CD recording of an ancient player piano. Century Rolls doesn't duplicate that sound, but it is, instead, an unexpected romp across new rhythmic territory. As for Mr. Ax, he comports himself very well, particularly in the difficult first Movement, which requires deft coordination of all forces involved. The brief Lollapalooza (1995) is more recognizably minimalist but with considerable orchestral color and shifting moods. And Slominsky's Earbox (1996) is a powerfully full-orchestra-driven canter. All this is to say that the CD is one of the best releases of Adams's career, and it will appeal to a very wide audience. --Paul Cook
A White House cantata by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of the Auvergne = Chants d'Auvergne by Joseph Canteloube( Recording )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD includes selections from Chants d'Auvergne (performed by Kiri Te Kanawa and the English Chamber Orchestra) to scenes of Auvergne, France
Violin concerto ; Shaker loops by John Adams( Recording )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Death of Klinghoffer by John Adams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The yellow pages ; Rust ; Vanada ; Slate ; Adjustable wrench / Michael Torke by Michael Torke( )

4 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter & the wolf by Sergey Prokofiev( Recording )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Korean and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter and the Wolf is a story about a young boy who conquers a wolf. The boy Peter is represented by a sprightly string quartet, and the Bird sings its trills and runs on the flute. Grandfather's grumbling presence is immediately recognizable on the bassoon and the Cat stalks and preens as a clarinet. Finally there is the Wolf himself, whose sinister musical shape is three French horns. Wolf Tracks is a tale that converts the image of the wolf from a fearsome creature to one that represents the imperative to cherish and protect national resources
El Niño by John Adams( Recording )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 392 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
Peter and the wolf : op. 67 by Sergey Prokofiev( )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a retelling of the orchestral fairy tale of the boy who, ignoring his grandfather's warnings, proceeds to capture a wolf
Javelin : the music of Michael Torke by Michael Torke( )

9 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doktor Faust by Ferruccio Busoni( Recording )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocaná ; Violin concerto by Unsuk Chin( )

12 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danse macabre( )

3 editions published in 2016 and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am love : soundtrack by John Adams( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Adams' finest orchestral moments have been brought together to create a one-of-a-kind soundtrack of post-minimalist beauty
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Alternative Names
Kent Nagano Amerikaans dirigent

Kent Nagano direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Kent Nagano US-amerikanischer Dirigent

Nagano, K. 1951-

Nagano, Kent

Nagano, Kent G. 1951-

Nagano, Kent George 1951-

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