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Finley, Gerald 1960-

Works: 296 works in 1,028 publications in 6 languages and 17,864 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Operas  Televised operas  Nonfiction films  Biography  Documentary films  Music videos  Interviews  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Vocalist, Author, Actor, Dancer, Narrator, per
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Gerald Finley
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

40 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's comedy presents a scenario where society overcomes its differences - social, sexual, generational - through the exercise of the humane values of mutual understanding, respect and forgiveness
Symphonies nos. 1-9 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

7 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart told through dramatic readings from his personal letters. Includes interviews with noted personalities and excerpts from numerous musical performances
Doctor Atomic opera in two acts by John Adams( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Robert Oppenheimer began an experiment that formed a threat to the whole of humanity, and whose scientific results still do today. The question of the moral implications of the atomic bomb is raised in Adams opera
Rinaldo by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rinaldo: Opera seria in tre atti, HWV 7. Libretto: Giacomo Rossi e Aaron Hill
Requiem in D minor, K. 626 : (unfinished) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canticles I-V by Benjamin Britten( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The John Rutter Christmas album by Cambridge Singers( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orchestral songs by Charles Villiers Stanford( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venus & Adonis by John Blow( )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Schöpfung Hob. XXI:2 = The creation = La création by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

3 editions published in 1996 in German and Undetermined and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pilgrim's progress by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resurrection by Peter Maxwell Davies( )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

13 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Italian and German and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters whose fiancés have gone off to war (or so they pretend), a clever maid, a cynical old philosopher, and those same two fiancés in disguise--six characters is all it takes for Mozart and his librettist, Lorenzo Da Ponte, to explore both the fun and the heartbreak that love can lead to in this equally lighthearted and deeply human comedy. James Levine masterfully leads a stellar cast that includes Carol Vaness and Tatiana Troyanos as the sisters, Jerry Hadley and Thomas Hampson as their fiancés, Betsy Norden as Despina, and Richard Van Allen as Don Alfonso
Complete Webern by Anton Webern( Recording )

11 editions published in 2000 in 4 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guillaume Tell by Gioacchino Rossini( )

13 editions published in 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coronation anthems Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crown of India by Edward Elgar( )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world requiem by John Foulds( )

15 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Finley, Gerald

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English (106)

Italian (45)

German (23)

French (12)

Latin (5)

Dutch (3)