WorldCat Identities

Sylvan, Sanford

Overview
Works: 151 works in 373 publications in 5 languages and 6,868 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Music  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Songs  Music videos  Operas  Musical films  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, per, Vocalist, Actor
Classifications: M1500.M69, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sanford Sylvan
Nixon in China an opera in three acts by John Adams( Recording )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nixon in China: Opera in Three Acts. Libretto: Alice Goodman
Songs, drones and refrains of death A little suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979 ; Apparition by George Crumb( Recording )

8 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Death of Klinghoffer by John Adams( Recording )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composer John Adams comments on his opera "The death of Klinghoffer in three, ten-minute segments produced especially for broadcast. Illustrated with music from the Elektra Nonesuch recording, these discussions reveal Adams' insights into the opera, its story and its impact
The flight into Egypt and other works by John Harbison( Recording )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1: The Flight into Egypt 12:32; 2: Prelude 3:26; 3: Where we must look for help 2:49; 4: On the Road Home 4:05; 5: Milkweed 3:59; 6: Invention on a Motif: Temp giusto 6:39; 7: Invention on a Chord: Cantabile 8:43; 8: Invention on a Canence: Molto allegro 4:23
The wound-dresser Fearful symmetries by John Adams( Recording )

21 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Klinghoffer by John Adams( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, based on the hijacking by Palestinian terrorists of the Mediterranean cruise ship Achille Lauro in 1985. Shot mostly aboard a cruise ship in the Mediterranean, the opera is based on actual events. The four young Palestinian hijackers threatened to blow the ship up unless fifty of their compatriots were immediately released from Israeli prisons
Music for a time of war by Oregon Symphony( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trinity mass by James Yannatos( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Multiple languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Così fan tutte dramma giocoso in due atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though performed in the original Italian, Peter Sellars' production of Così fan tutte relocates Mozart's comedy of love to the neon-and-chrome glare of a seaside diner, mirroring the turbulent world of late-twentieth-century America." -- Container
Love scenes by Aaron Jay Kernis( Recording )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The AIDS Quilt songbook( Recording )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metamorphosis Higdon, Clearfield, Primrosch by Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple daylight by John Harbison( Recording )

6 editions published in 1993 in 4 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple Daylight: Song-cycle for soprano and piano. Text: Michael Fried / Words from Paterson for baritone, flute, alto flute, oboe, English horn, viola, cello, harp and piano. Text: William Carlos Williams / Quintet for two violins, viola, cello and piano
Angel heart a music storybook by Lisa Delan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beloved that pilgrimage by Sanford Sylvan( Recording )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in Italian and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though performed in the original Italian, Peter Sellars' production of Le nozze di Figaro relocated Mozart's social comedy to the tinted-glass elegance of New York's Trump Tower, high above the turbulent world of late-twentieth-century America."--Container
When the moon Sets for orchestra ; Songs by Charles Ives( Recording )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ice break by Michael Tippett( Recording )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ice Break: Opera in Three Acts
Mostly about love by Virgil Thomson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweethearts by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sanford Sylvan American opera singer

Sanford Sylvan amerikansk sångare

Sanford Sylvan amerikansk sanger

Sanford Sylvan amerikansk songar

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