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Delavan, Mark

Overview
Works: 24 works in 31 publications in 6 languages and 658 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Excerpts  Stories, plots, etc  Songs and music  Arrangements (Music)  Oratorios  Internet videos  Art music 
Roles: Performer, Interviewee, Commentator, Singer
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mark Delavan
 
Most widely held works by Mark Delavan
The road of promise by Kurt Weill( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Africaine by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vasco da Gama returns to a Portugal seething with political intrigue and hypocrisy to reclaim his love and to mount a new expedition in search of a passage to Africa. The tale is complicated by unrequited love, jealousy and hatred and comes full circle on an unexplored island off the coast of Africa
Of love and dreams : for baritone and piano by Samuel Adler( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pique dame by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

1 edition published in 2008 in Russian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's powerful adaptation of Pushkin's story stars Ben Heppner as Hermann, the army officer whose obsession with gambling leads to tragedy. Maria Guleghina is Lisa, the young woman he falls in love with and abandons, and Felicity Palmer sings the mysterious old Countess whose secret Hermann is after. Vladimir Stoyanov is Prince Yeletsky, Lisa's wronged fiancé, and Seiji Ozawa conducts
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superstar tenor Luciano Pavarotti sings Radamès, the heroic leader of the Egyptian army, in his final Met broadcast. He is surrounded by a superb cast led by the two ladies who compete for his attention. Deborah Voigt is a melting Aida, the captured Ethiopian princess forced to become a slave to Pharaoh's daughter, Amneris, sung by the spectacular Olga Borodina. James Levine conducts
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot of Verdi's dark opera on the power of fate provides little comfort to its struggling characters, but it offers listeners one spellbinding musical moment after another, and it gives singers a string of marvelous opportunities to shine. Deborah Voigt gives a stirring performance in the role of Leonora, her voice effortlessly rising above orchestra and chorus. Tenor Salvatore Licitra is a passionate Alvaro, the man whose impetuous actions result in a lifetime of heartache for everyone. Samuel Ramey sings Padre Guardiano, with Gianandrea Noseda conducting
Francesca da Rimini by Riccardo Zandonai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eva-Maria Westbroek stars in the title role of Zandonai's sensuous drama, opposite Marcello Giordani as Paolo, in this Live in HD presentation. Piero Faggioni's lush production provides the perfect setting for one of the all-time great tales of tragic passion, adapted from an episode in Dante's Inferno. Mark Delavan co-stars as Giovanni, the husband and brother of the star-crossed lovers, whose jealousy leads him to kill them both. Robert Brubaker is Malatestino and Marco Armiliato conducts
L'africaine by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vasco da Gama returns to Portugal to mount a new expedition in search of passage beyond Africa. What ensues is a tale of unrequited love, jealousy and hatred that takes place on an island off the coast of Africa
Die Liebe der Danae : [heitere Mythologie in drei Akten mit Benützung eines Entwurfes von Hugo von Hofmannsthal] by Richard Strauss( Recording )

3 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The queen of spades; opera in three acts by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in Russian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The ballad of Baby Doe : New visions ; Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This program features a panel discussion of the New York City Opera's new production of Douglas Moore's The ballad of Baby Doe, interspersed with performances of arias and duets from the opera. The panelists discuss the 1956 work's status as an American opera dealing with American themes, the influence of popular music in Moore's compositions, and the sometimes blurred distinctions between opera and musical theatre. Other topics of discussion include the historical basis of John La Touche's libretto, and the complexity of the set design. The singers talk about their characterizations and the difficulty of both conveying the opera's dramatic content and meeting its vocal demands. A few film clips from the 1950s of Moore discussing The ballad of Baby Doe are also screened as part of the program
Tosca & Partenope : New visions ; Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This program includes panel discussions of two new productions in the 1998 New York City Opera season, interspersed with performances of arias and duets from the operas. The Partenope panel discusses the baroque tradition in which composer George Frideric Handel worked, the sense of the sacred and metaphysical as conveyed by the production's director and set designer, and the singers' experience of Handel's musical structure. The Tosca panelists discuss the transposition of the opera's setting to 1930s Fascist Italy, the work's portrayal of political oppression and characters driven by obsession, and composer Giacomo Puccini's gift for melody and for dramatic gesture
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Frederick Douglass : [Opera in 3 acts] by Ulysses Kay( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

L'Italiana in Algeri and Macbeth : new visions ; Works & Process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This program features panel discussions on two new productions by New York City Opera. Each segment includes two arias performed by singers from the productions, interspersed with discussions with the singers, directors and set designers. The singers speak about their roles, the rehearsal process and audience reactions; the directors and set designers speak about the decision to give the productions modern settings, and their interpretations of the scores. Panelists discuss the comic elements of L'Italiana and the relationship between Verdi's Macbeth and the Shakespeare play
L'Africaine by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Vasco da Gama returns to a Portugal seething with political intrigue and hypocrisy to reclaim his love and to mount a new expedition in search of a passage to Africa. The tale is complicated by unrequited love, jealousy and hatred and comes full circle on an unexplored island off the coast of Africa
Florida Grand Opera 2002-2003 season( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Aida : opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

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

VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA. KARAJAN, Herbert von (conductor)
Florida Grand Opera 2001-2002 season( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Makropulos case : [opera in three acts] by Leoš Janáček( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in Czech and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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