WorldCat Identities

Smallens, Alexander 1889-1972

Overview
Works: 274 works in 392 publications in 4 languages and 2,316 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Historical films  Original cast recordings  Operas  Nonfiction films  Popular music  Short films  Ethnographic films  Jazz vocals 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Compiler, Depicted
Classifications: M1500.G47, 782.1
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The plow that broke the plains ; The river by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 667 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 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and German and held by 401 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 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babes in Toyland The red mill by Victor Herbert( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic Gershwin recordings by George Gershwin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 68 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

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
Babes in Toyland selections from the operetta by Victor Herbert( Recording )

3 editions published between 1946 and 1957 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love me forever by Grace Moore( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 25 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

World at war( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictorial record, taken completely from news reels and captured enemy films, of the war and the trend toward war, 1931-1941. Shows the events in Asia and Europe that led to the attack on Pearl Harbor and American involvement
Porgy and Bess by Bregenzer Festspiele( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1954 in English and Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Majestic Theatre, Magoro Operating Corp., Cheryl Crawford presents George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," (founded on the play, "Porgy", by DuBose and Dorothy Heyward), with Todd Duncan, Anne Brown, and the Eva Jessye Choir, Alexander Smallens, conductor, music by George Gershwin, book by DuBose Heyward, lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin, directed by Robert Ross, choral director Eva Jessye, settings by Herbert Andrews, costumes supervised by Paul du Pont, associate producer John J. Wildberg
Carnaval overture, op. 92 by Antonín Dvořák( Recording )

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

Highlights from George Gershwin's 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

Selections from the operetta Babes in toyland by Victor Herbert( Recording )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Lawrence Tibbett program by Lawrence Tibbett( Recording )

2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 6 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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