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Rinaldi, Alberto 1939-

Works: 96 works in 346 publications in 3 languages and 4,197 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Motion picture music  Music  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alberto Rinaldi
La rondine by Giacomo Puccini( )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 589 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( Recording )

3 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 384 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 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pagliacci : 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. A drama in two acts
La gazza ladra by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A servant girl accused of stealing a silver spoon is brought to trial. Tragedy turns into comedy when it is discovered that the real thief is a magpie
Pagliacci : a film by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leader of a travelling comedy troupe becomes jealous over his young wife's supposed unfaithfulness
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Recording )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 318 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 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet contains synopsis and libretto
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 288 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 ; 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 )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in Italian and held by 137 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
Don Giovanni (highlights) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

2 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 126 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 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Gazza ladra: Melodramma in due atti. Libretto: Giovanni Gherardini
Il matrimonio segreto by Domenico Cimarosa( Recording )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 90 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
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and German and held by 85 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
La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gioachino Rossini's operatic version of the folk tale Cinderella
Il Signor Bruschino : farsa giocosa in un atto by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossini's opera. Florville wants to marry Sofia, but her guardian has arranged for her to marry Bruschino. Florville learns that Bruschino is a prisoner due to bad debts. He masquerades as Bruschino, knowing that Sofia's guardian knows Bruschino's father, but not Bruschino himself. Things get complicated when Bruschino's father arrives, but true love triumphs in the end
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 33 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
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