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Finley, Gerald 1960-

Works: 495 works in 1,116 publications in 6 languages and 13,566 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Interviews  Biography  Television adaptations  Musical settings  Film adaptations  Operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Vocalist, Narrator, Actor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Gerald Finley
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 739 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
Doctor Atomic opera in two acts by John Adams ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Adams's mesmerizing score, in the powerful production of Penny Woolcock, tells the story of one of the pivotal moments in human history: the creation of the atomic bomb. Baritone Gerald Finley gives a powerful star turn in the title role as the brilliant J. Robert Oppenheimer. Alan Gilbert conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus in his Met debut
In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 488 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
Symphonies nos. 1-9 by Ludwig van Beethoven ( )
5 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rinaldo by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rinaldo: Opera seria in tre atti, HWV 7. Libretto: Giacomo Rossi e Aaron Hill
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
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 308 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
Canticles I-V by Benjamin Britten ( )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete Webern by Anton Webern ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The John Rutter Christmas album by Cambridge Singers ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orchestral songs by Charles Villiers Stanford ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pilgrim's progress by Ralph Vaughan Williams ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'amour de loin by Kaija Saariaho ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A mystical tale, loosely based on history, of a 12th-century prince and troubadour"--Container
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the grandeur and shabbiness of Venice in the grip of disease. Portrays the moral and physical degeneration of Aschenbach, the writer whose obsessive and self-devouring pursuit of beauty in the form of the boy Tadzio leads him to humiliation and death
Coronation anthems Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Italian and German and held by 193 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
Requiem in D minor, K. 626 (unfinished) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The songs by Samuel Barber ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A slumber song of the madonna -- There's nae lark -- Love at the door-- Serenades -- Love's caution -- Night Wanderers -- Of that so sweet imprisonment -- Strings in the earth and air -- Beggar's song -- In the dark pinewood -- The daisies -- With rue my heart is laden -- Bessie Bobtail -- Rain has fallen -- Sleep now -- I hear an army -- A nun takes the veil -- The secrets of the old -- Sure on this shining night -- Nocturne -- Dover Beach --The queen's face on a summery coin -- Monks and raisens -- Nuvoletta -- Puisque tout passe -- Un cygne -- Tombeau dans un parc -- Le clocher chante -- Depart -- At St. Patrick's purgatory -- Church bell at night -- St. Ita's vision -- The heavenly banquet -- The crucifixion -- Sea-snatch -- Promiscuity -- The monk and his cat -- The praises of God -- The desire for hermitage -- A last song -- My lizard -- In the wilderness -- Solitary hotel -- Despite and still -- Now have I fed and eaten up the rose -- A green lowland of pianos -- O boundless, boundless evening
The crown of India by Edward Elgar ( )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songs of travel Chants de voyage by Gerald Finley ( )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and French and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Finley, Gerald
English (83)
Italian (40)
German (19)
French (10)
Latin (3)
Dutch (1)