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Mercuriali, Angelo

Overview
Works: 228 works in 608 publications in 4 languages and 5,045 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Motion picture music  Interviews  Excerpts  Librettos 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, Musician, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Angelo Mercuriali
 
Most widely held works by Angelo Mercuriali
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

49 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
I puritani by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

39 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When this production opened, it had been more than half a century since Met audiences had last heard Bellini's gem of an opera. It was well worth the wait. "The best cast in the world," was how one critic described the legendary performers the Met brought together. The pair sent audiences into a frenzy with their sumptuous, dazzling singing. Joan Sutherland, dubbed "La Stupenda" by her fans and the press, is the hapless heroine Elvira who loses her heart--and her sanity--over Luciano Pavarotti, the Cavalier hero torn between love and duty
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in Italian and English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete operas sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the librettos with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composers, biographies of the principal singers and conductors
Il trovatore (highlights) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in Italian and German and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

31 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 344 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
Operatic scenes by Maria Callas( )

3 editions published in 1988 in Italian and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

23 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 265 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
Madama Butterfly : highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great tenor arias( )

1 edition published in 2016 in Italian and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini( )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 151 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."
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Act IV. Desdemona's room. She is getting ready to go to bed, aided by Emilia. She is hurt by Otello's attitude toward her, for which she finds no explanation. She has just finished her prayers when Otello enters. He openly accuses her of having been unfaithful to him, even though, unheeded, Desdemona proclaims her innocence. He has already condemned her and proceeds to strangle her. Emilia returns announcing that Roderigo has been killed while trying to assassinate Cassio. Seeing Desdemona dead, she accuses Otello and cries that he has killed an innocent woman. Iago appears, and Emilia reproaches him for his intrigue; his only answer is to flee. Otello, dismayed and suddenly aware of the trap into which he has fallen gives a last kiss to his beloved wife and stabs himself
Il campanello by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Campanello di notte: Melodramma giocoso in un'atto
La figlia del reggimento by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in Italian and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the orphan, Marie, who is adopted by a French army regiment and falls in love with a youth called Tonio. But then a Marquise tries to turn her into an aristocrat
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distinguished soprano Zinka Milanov brought out the emotion and drama of Verdi's sweeping vocal lines like few others. She's heard here as Amelia, a woman accused of betraying her husband, Renato (Josef Metternich), with his best friend Riccardo, the country's ruler (Richard Tucker). Seeking a way out of her hopeless situation she follows the advice of the fortuneteller Ulrica (Jean Madeira)--only to set in motion a series of events that lead to death and tragedy. A young Roberta Peters sings the page Oscar and Dimitri Mitropoulos conducts
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

28 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy old bachelor decides to take a pretty young wife, he is--this being opera--in for trouble. Especially when that wife is the enchanting Reri Grist. Fernando Corena sings the matrimonially inclined title hero, whose plan to disinherit his nephew--the suave, mesmerizing Alfredo Kraus--backfires with more than a little help from Tom Krause's Dr. Malatesta
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Norma ; I puritani ; La sonnambula ; Beatrice di Tenda by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il tabarro by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet contains libretto
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Cavalleria rusticana
Alternative Names
Angelo Mercuriali Italiaans operazanger (1909-1999)

Angelo Mercuriali Italian opera singer

Angelo Mercuriali tenore italiano

Mercuriali, A. 1909-1999

Languages
Italian (221)

German (24)

English (8)

Spanish (2)

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