WorldCat Identities

Smallens, Alexander 1889-1972

Overview
Works: 285 works in 393 publications in 4 languages and 2,371 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Operas  Historical films  Original cast recordings  Educational films  Internet videos  Live sound recordings  Nonfiction films  War films 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Depicted
Classifications: M1500.G47, 782.1
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The plow that broke the plains ; The river by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plow that broke the plains" depicts the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to drought and depression. "The river" traces life in the Mississippi River Valley during the previous 150 years, showing the consequences of sharecropping, soil exhaustion, unchecked erosion and floods, and concludes with scenes of regional planning, TVA development and federal efforts
Porgy & Bess : original Broadway cast by George Gershwin( Recording )

20 editions published between 1936 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three songs from a radio presentation of Porgy and Bess
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

14 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and German and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"--Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Lawrence Tibbett : Verdi, Rossini, Bizet, Gershwin by Lawrence Tibbett( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic Gershwin recordings by George Gershwin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babes in Toyland by Victor Herbert( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera arias & concert songs, 1928-1940 : Opera arias & sound tracks, 1935-1939( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in Italian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace Moore sings by Grace Moore( Recording )

1 edition published in 1951 in Italian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plow that broke the plains by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to the years of depression and drought"--Educational film locator, 1978
Babes in Toyland : selections from the operetta by Victor Herbert( Recording )

3 editions published between 1946 and 1957 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violin concerto in E minor by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

in No Linguistic content and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innehåller även: Calm sea and prosperous voyage, op. 27 / Mendelssohn
Love me forever by Grace Moore( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feuermann in concert by Emanuel Feuermann( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess : selections from George Gershwin's folk opera by George Gershwin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The World at War by ltd Thames Television( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a pictorial record, taken completely from news reels and captured enemy films. Shown in detail are the events from 1931-1941 which drew the United States into the war, beginning with the Japanese incursion into Manchuria and ending with the attack on Pearl Harbor
Porgy and Bess : opera in three acts by George Gershwin( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1954 in English and Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, Blevins Davis and Robert Breen present "Porgy and Bess," music by George Gershwin, libretto by DuBose Heyward, lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin (based on the play, "Porgy," by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward), directed by Robert Breen, musical director Alexander Smallens, settings by Wolfgang Roth, costumes by Jed Mace, assistant musical director Samuel Matlowsky, choral director Eve Jessye, assistant musical conductor William Jonson
Carnaval overture, op. 92 by Antonín Dvořák( Recording )

1 edition published in 1952 and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter and the wolf, op. 67 : a symphonic story for children by Sergey Prokofiev( Recording )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from "Porgy and Bess" by George Gershwin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plow that broke the Plains : original soundtrack recording ; A Tuesday in November : original soundtrack recording by Virgil Thomson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Alexander Smallens American conductor

Alexander Smallens Amerikaans dirigent (1889-1972)

סמולנס, אלכסנדר 1889-1972

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