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Finley, Gerald 1960-

Overview
Works: 507 works in 1,145 publications in 6 languages and 13,316 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Interviews  Biography  Television adaptations  Operas  Music  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Author, Vocalist, Narrator, Dancer, per, 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 )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 773 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 646 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
In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 495 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
Rinaldo by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 396 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
Symphonies nos. 1-9 by Ludwig van Beethoven ( )
5 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 275 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
Complete Webern by Anton Webern ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canticles I-V by Benjamin Britten ( )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'amour de loin by Kaija Saariaho ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'amour de loin is based on "La Vida breve" of Jaufre Rudel, Prince of Blaye, one of the first great troubadours of the 12th century. His glowing passion for a woman from the East of whom he has only heard is the central theme of the libretto
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 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 204 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
Orchestral songs by Charles Villiers Stanford ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 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 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Coronation anthems Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Nicole ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera based on the life of Anna Nicole Smith
Anna Netrebko, live at the Metropolitan Opera by Anna Netrebko ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in German and Italian and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Finley, Gerald
Languages
English (80)
Italian (46)
German (19)
French (9)
Latin (3)
Dutch (1)
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