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White, Willard

Works: 376 works in 1,119 publications in 9 languages and 16,728 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Music  Operas  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Musical films  Filmed operas  Made-for-TV movies  Historical television programs 
Roles: Singer, Performer, Actor, Narrator, per, Author, Other, Vocalist, Instrumentalist, Musician, Speaker
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Willard White
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

113 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,886 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)
Treemonisha by Scott Joplin( Recording )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,024 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 and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 977 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
Porgy & Bess : highlights by George Gershwin( )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 806 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 668 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
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in Italian and held by 524 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
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 504 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 481 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 )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 479 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 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Niño by John Adams( Recording )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 387 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 377 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
Requiem, K. 626 ; Kyrie in D minor, K. 341 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 332 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 299 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
Acis and Galatea by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

38 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acis and Galatea: Masque in Two Acts (First Version), HWV 49. Libretto: John Gay, Alexander Pope and John Hughes
Bluebeard's castle by Béla Bartók( )

10 editions published in 2009 in Hungarian and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herzog Blaubarts Burg: Oper in einem Akt, Sz 48. Libretto: Bela Balazs
The seafarer by Sally Beamish( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in Latin and Spanish and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton conducts the Choir of Trinity College's performance of Herbert Howell's ode to the transience of life
American spirituals. Old American songs by Willard White( )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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White Willard W. 1946-....

White, Willard Wentworth 1946-

White, Williard 1946-


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



English (250)

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German (18)

Hungarian (9)

Italian (7)

Hebrew (7)

Dutch (4)

French (2)

Spanish (2)

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