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Rinaldi, Alberto 1939-

Works: 88 works in 344 publications in 4 languages and 4,469 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Operas  Live sound recordings  Fantasy films  Filmed operas  Musical films 
Roles: Performer, Singer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alberto Rinaldi
La rondine by Giacomo Puccini( )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soprano Kristine Opolais made a celebrated Met debut in Puccini's bittersweet story of love and loss. She sings Magda, a young woman who leaves behind her luxurious existence as the mistress of the rich Rambaldo (Dwayne Croft) to follow her heart and live with Ruggero (Giuseppe Filianoti)--but their happiness is short-lived. Anna Christy is Magda's feisty maid Lisette and Marius Brenciu sings the poet Prunier
La rondine ; Morire? ; La [sic] villi : excerpts by Giacomo Puccini( )

3 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana ; Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Italian and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Cavalleria rusticana, Santuzza, pregnant by Turiddu, is distraught when she finds he has deserted her in favor of the attractive young Lola. A melodrama in one act
La gazza ladra by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a young servant who is unjustly accused of stealing a silver spoon
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Recording )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet contains synopsis and libretto
Pagliacci : a film by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveling troupe of entertainers, Canio, his wife Nedda, Peppe and Tonio, arrive in the village for an evening performance. Nedda and her lover, Silvio a young lad from the village, plan to leave together that night. Tonio overhears the plot and tells Canio. Film is presented probably with a 20 minute commentary
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Il matrimonio segreto by Domenico Cimarosa( )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geronimo, a wealthy citizen of Bologna, attemps to marry his daughter Elisetta to an English lord, Count Robinson. But the count prefers Geronimo's other daughter, Carolina, who is secretly married to Paolino, a young lawyer and business associate of Geronimo. Geronimo's sister Fidalma is herself in love with Paolino. Carolina and Paolino plan to elope. After a bedroom scene of mistaken identities, all ends happily with the Count agreeing to marry Elisetta
Il matrimonio segreto ; melodramma giocoso in due atti. [The secret marriage ; comic opera in 2 acts by Domenico Cimarosa( Recording )

5 editions published in 1977 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La cambiale di matrimonio : comic opera in one act by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slook, a Canadian merchant, travels to London to marry Fanny, the daughter of a wealthy merchant. Fanny, however, loves Edoard Milfort, a penniless man from a penniless family
Cinderella by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A filmed performance of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera's production of Rossini's La Cenerentola, a witty and vivacious adaptation of the Cinderella story. The opera, written in 24 days, was first performed in Rome in 1817. The story is the familiar fairy tale but with the fairy element left out. In place of the fairy godmother, we have Alidoro, a philosophic person and friend of the Prince, The glass slipper is replaced in the opera by a pair of bracelets. One of these bracelets is given to the Prince at the Ball and recognition of the other leads to the customary happy ending
Don Giovanni (highlights) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

2 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from the original soundtrack of the Joseph Losey film
La gazza ladra by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

17 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Gazza ladra: Melodramma in due atti. Libretto: Giovanni Gherardini
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and German and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries 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
Don Pasquale ; Il campanello di notte by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Italian and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Ormindo by Pier Francesco Cavalli( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wakefield, tenor Peter-Christph Runge, baritone Isabel Garcisanz, soprano Hanneke Van Bork, soprano Jean Allister, contralto Hugues Cuenod, tenor Anne Howells, mezzo-soprano Jane Berbie, mezzo-soprano Federico Davia, bass Richard van Allan, bass London Philharmonic Orchestra Raymond Leppard, director
Il Signor Bruschino by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in Italian and German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Signor Bruschino ossia Il Figlio per azzardo: Farsa giocosa in un'atto. Libretto: Giuseppe Foppa
L'inimico delle donne by Baldassare Galuppi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operavoorstelling, opgenomen op 3 februari 2011 in de Opâera Royal de Wallonie, Luik
Rita : ou le Mari battu : opera comica in un atto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.19 for Cinderella ... to 0.74 for L'inimico ...)

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German (10)

English (6)

French (1)