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Moshinsky, Elijah

Overview
Works: 214 works in 938 publications in 6 languages and 13,155 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Television comedies 
Roles: Director, Producer, Restager , Performer, Author, Production personnel, pmn, Film editor, dsn, Arranger, dir, Creator, Other
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Elijah Moshinsky
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

103 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers and tradesmen-actors. Plots intertwine as entangled love affairs, the comical performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens, and the antics in fairyland among King Oberon and his queen Titania produce a bizarre series of entanglements, but all ends happily
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Visual )

67 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire directed against intellectual pride and pedantry. The King of Navarre and three of his lords vow to spend three years in study and not to see any women. But when the Princess of France arrives with her three ladies, the men break their vow and fall in love with them
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Visual )

66 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chichanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare( Visual )

68 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Cymbeline's evil second queen forces the king to banish his daughter Imogen's husband, Posthumus. While the queen tries to force Imogen to marry her own son, Posthumus flees to Rome. There he is tricked into believing Imogen has been unfaithful. Imogen disguises herself as a boy and flees the court
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In what many believe to be the finest production of Otello in modern times, Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa lead a world-class cast under the exquisite musical direction of Sir Georg Solti"--Container
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

41 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of Shakespeare's tragedies, in which Coriolanus, a strong and cruel soldier, brings about his own downfall through the flaws in his character
The tragedy of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about a proud Roman general who conquers the Volscians, leads them against Rome in revenge for his banishment, and is killed by the Volscian general when Coriolanus is persuaded to spare the city
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small village in England, Peter Grimes is unable to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople
The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two enemies, passionate and vengeful; an old gypsy woman with a mysterious bond to them both, and a young woman who must either betray an all-consuming love or face death itself-- these are the fiery elements that govern Verdi's unforgettable 1853 masterpiece of obsession, madness and retribution"--Container
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Sans( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of the Metropolitan Opera performance from the opening night of the 1998-99 season
Stiffelio by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in three acts
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, comes Verdi's opera set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs; a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riccardo, governor of Boston at the end of the 17th cent., falls in love with Amelia, wife of Renato, his secretary and intimate friend. Amelia returns Riccardo's love, but is discovered by her husband. At a masked ball Renato kills Riccardo, who, as he lies dying, declares Amelia's innocence and forgives Renato
Dialogues of the Carmelites by Francis Poulenc( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera based on the true story of 16 Carmelite nuns who were eventually guillotined for refusing to deny their belief in God during the French Revolution
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's opera opens in ancient Jerusalem, as King Nabucco of Babylon, whose daughter Fenena is a hostage to the Jews, invades and sacks the Jewish Temple. Installed by Nabucco as Regent of Jerusalem and inspired by her love for the Jew Ismaele, Fenena converts to Judaism and frees the Jewish prisoners. The slave Abigaille, who claims to be Fenena's sister, also loves Ismaele and masterminds a vengeful plot to imprison Nabucco and steal the crown of Jerusalem for herself. In his cell, Nabucco dreams that Fenena is about to be executed, but he escapes in time to free her and also converts to Judaism, as a repentant Abigaille poisons herself
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Strauss' version of the Ariadne-Theseus-Bacchus myth presented as part of a story-within-a-story of 18th century Vienna
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live at the Marinsky Theatre, 1998
Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in German and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Spanish nobleman attempts to rescue his beloved from a Turkish harem. The attempt fails, but the story ends happily anyway
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Boccanegra is one of Verdi's most profound characters, a complex man ruled by love of family and devotion to country. The compelling, richly colored music vividly embodies the tangled personal passions and political rivalries of Renaissance Italy
 
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Moshinsky Elyjah 1946-....

Мошински, Элайджа

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