WorldCat Identities

Ercolani, Renato

Overview
Works: 264 works in 579 publications in 4 languages and 6,127 library holdings
Genres: Live sound recordings  Drama  Operas  Televised operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Filmed operas  Nonfiction television programs  Opera television programs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, sl4
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Renato Ercolani
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )

48 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's last work is his only major comedy and one of his crowning glories. Judith Raskin and Luigi Alva are the enchanting Fenton and Nannetta who want to be married even though her father, Ford (Frank Guarrera), objects. Ford's wife Alice (Phyllis Curtin) is being wooed by Falstaff (Ezio Flagello) who is also interested in Meg Page (Mildred Miller). Fortunately Dame Quickly (Fedora Barbieri) is a match for Falstaff and teaches him a lesson
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

40 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical excerpts drawn from Puccini's Turandot (London 414 274-2) with descriptive narration by Robert Lyall, to promote the upcoming production of the opera on October 21 & 22, 2005 by Opera Grand Rapids in De Vos Hall
Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London, Sept. and Nov. 1959
Tosca : (highlights) by Giacomo Puccini( )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in Italian and German and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca(excerpts): Dammi i colori...Recondita armoni;Mario!Mario!Mario!...Perce chiuso;Tre sbirri...Una carrozza;Floria!Amore...La povera mia cena fu interrotta...Gia, mi dicon venal;Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore...Sei troppo bella...Tosca, finalmente mia!;E lucevan le stella...O dolci mani...Amaro sol er te Maria Callas, soprano Chorus of the Theatre National de l'Opera Jean Laforge, chorus master Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire Georges Pretre, conductor
La fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini( )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the action of the opera, based on the play by David Belasco, set at the height of the notorious Californian Gold Rush; this opera represents "a major advance on Puccini's previous work, especially in the careful interweaving of Western elements into an altogether larger canvas than anything he had tackled before."
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

19 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 274 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
Operatic scenes by Maria Callas( )

3 editions published in 1988 in Italian and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

28 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 196 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
La gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in Italian and German and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Renata Tebaldi wringing every bit of drama out of the title role, there are plenty of opportunities for goose bumps here. Add to that Carlo Bergonzi's glowing portrayal of the Enzo, the man she loves and the impassioned Fiorenza Cossotto as the woman he loves, plus one jealous husband (Bonaldo Giaiotti), and an Inquisition spy (Cornell MacNeil) bent on revenge, and you have operatic extravagance at its wonderful best, all set in romantic, mysterious 17th century Venice
Carmen by Georges Bizet( )

1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultraphonic: 1660
Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il tabarro by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in Italian and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet contains libretto
The voice within the heart historical recordings, 1952-1961 by Maria Callas( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in Italian and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera exerpts, sung in Italian and French
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of Gaetano Donizetti's opera
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Peking, Princess Turandot will become the bride of the royal suitor who can successfully answer three riddles. Unsuccessful suitors lose not only the hand of the princess, but their heads as well
Falstaff opera in three acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic misadventures of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff, adapted from his Merry wives of Windsor and Henry IV by Verdi and Boito
The marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

2 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Renato Ercoiani

Languages
Italian (189)

German (19)

English (3)

French (1)