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Rinaldi, Alberto 1939-

Overview
Works: 96 works in 311 publications in 3 languages and 4,149 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Operas  Live sound recordings  Film and video adaptations  Bibliography 
Roles: Performer, Singer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Alberto Rinaldi
La rondine by Giacomo Puccini( )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 459 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 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Recording )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana Pagliacci( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 304 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
Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in Italian and German and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
La gazza ladra The thieving magpie : opera semiseria in two acts by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 220 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 )

1 edition published in 1984 in Italian and held by 173 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
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leader of a travelling comedy troupe becomes jealous over his young wife's supposed unfaithfulness
Il matrimonio segreto melodramma giocoso in due atti. [The secret marriage ; comic opera in 2 acts by Domenico Cimarosa( Recording )

3 editions published in 1977 in Italian and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in Italian and English and held by 110 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 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Gazza ladra: Melodramma in due atti. Libretto: Giovanni Gherardini
La scala di seta comic opera in one act( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in Italian and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In defiance of her guardian, Dormont, Giulia has secretly married Dorvil
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
Il matrimonio segreto by Domenico Cimarosa( Recording )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 81 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
La cambiale di matrimonio : comic opera in one act( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Italian and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gioachino Rossini's operatic version of the folk tale Cinderella
Don Pasquale Il campanello di notte by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il signor Bruschino comic opera in one act( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Italian (128)

German (8)

English (6)