WorldCat Identities

White, Willard

Overview
Works: 365 works in 1,185 publications in 9 languages and 18,056 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Music  Oratorios  Film adaptations  Live sound recordings  Filmed operas  Musical settings  Musical films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Singer, Performer, Actor, Narrator, per, Author, Other, Instrumentalist, Musician, Vocalist, Interviewee, Speaker
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Willard White
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

120 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,952 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)
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

58 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. The television production was shot using the recording made of the 1989 production for its soundtrack
Treemonisha by Scott Joplin( Recording )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Treemonisha, who, because of her education, becomes a leader of her people in up country Arkansas in the later half of the 19th century
Porgy & Bess : highlights by George Gershwin( )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin composed part of Porgy and Bess during the summer of 1934, living on an island near Charleston, where the opera takes place
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in Italian and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taped at La Monnaie in Brussels in May 1998, this production of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo has become an operatic classic in a few short years. Choreographer/director Trisha Brown, conductor René Jacobs, and designer Roland Aeschlimann have created an ideal fusion of words, action, sight, and sound, one that never lets the viewer down and manages to tell the story in an elegant, unusual, and ultimately intensely moving manner
Acis and Galatea by George Frideric Handel( )

42 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Feb. 1978 in Henry Wood Hall, London
Othello by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Price presents the special stage-to-screen studio production of the Royal Shakespeare Company's presentation of Othello by William Shakespeare, directed by Trevor Nunn
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oratorio after words from the Old Testament, Op.70
Le grand macabre by György Ligeti( Recording )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NIELSEN, Inga (soprano). FREDRICKS, Olive (mezzo-soprano). HAAGE, Peter (tenor). WELLER, Dieter (baritone). DANISH RADIO CHORUS. DANISH RADIO ORCHESTRA. HOWARTH, Elgar (conductor)
Paul McCartney's Liverpool oratorio by Paul McCartney( Recording )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaddish : Symphony no. 3 ; Chichester psalms by Leonard Bernstein( )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Hebrew and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child of our time by Michael Tippett( )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and German and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1938 assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by Jewish refugee Herschel Grynszpan, which led to Germany's Kristallnacht
El Niño by John Adams( )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem, K. 626 ; Kyrie in D minor, K. 341 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

16 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amahl and the night visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rejoice in the simple story of the crippled boy Amahl and his devoted mother who live in poverty among the shepherds of Jerusalem. Then one starlit night, some strangers appear at their door: Three Kings who are on their way to Bethlehem."--Container
Bluebeard's castle by Béla Bartók( )

10 editions published in 2009 in Hungarian and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Munich, Residenz, Herkulesaal, March-April, 1979
The little prince : an opera based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry by Rachel Portman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An operatic interpretation of the children's book The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) written by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Handel's Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Messiah is performed by a combination of winds and strings, as Handel originally wrote it, at the Cardiff Festival of Choirs
Die Ägyptische Helena by Richard Strauss( )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deborah Voigt brings sumptuous vocalism and dramatic presence to the title role of Strauss and Hofmannsthal's re-imagination of the Helen myth. Set in the aftermath of the Trojan War, the story is based on the premise that the Helen who came to Troy was a phantom, while the real, faithful one was spirited away. After the war, she is reunited with her husband, Menelas, sung by Torsten Kerl. Diana Damrau is Aithra, the sorceress who helps Helen regain Menelas's love, and Wolfgang Brendel sings Altair, a desert chieftain who falls in love with Helen. Fabio Luisi conducts the ravishing score
El Niño by John Adams( Visual )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Jesus, Mary and Joseph through a sequence of separate numbers, shifting between narration and reflection, but always through the image of modern-day Marys
 
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Alternative Names
White Willard W. 1946-....

White, Willard Wentworth 1946-

White, Williard 1946-

WILLARD W WHITE

Willard White artiste lyrique

Willard White bajo-barítono británico

Willard White basso-baritono britannico

Willard White britisch-jamaikanischer Bass-Bariton

Willard White Jamaican-born British operatic bass-baritone

Willard White zanger uit Jamaica

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威拉德·懷特

Languages
English (336)

German (29)

Latin (16)

Italian (10)

Hungarian (9)

Hebrew (7)

Dutch (5)

Spanish (4)

French (2)

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