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Bailey, Derek

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Most widely held works by Derek Bailey
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

36 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radames, conqueror of the Ethiopians, is betrothed to the Princess Amneris but is secretly in love with the slave girl Aida who is the daughter of the Ethiopian king. Amneris is jealous and vengeful, while Aida is torn between loyalty to her homeland and loyalty to her lover Radames
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

34 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorin Maazel conducts at La Scala. Starring Giorgio Zancanaro, Hak Nam Kim and Yasuko Hayashi
Salome by Richard Strauss( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in German and English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, in one act
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of passion, betrayal, and the transfiguring power of love. The embittered widow, Kostelnička, drowns her infant grandson to save her beloved stepdaughter Jenůfa from the shame and hardship of raising an illegitimate child
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Visual )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mussorgsky's epic 16th century tale of murder, power struggles and usurped thrones, based on an original Pushkin drama. The revised version by Rimsky-Korsakov is the one performed in this production recorded live at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( Visual )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonore disguises herself as a man and takes a job at a prison to find out what happened to her husband, a political prisoner
Othello( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. But Othello's old lieutenant, Iago, doesn't like Othello, and is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process, by casting aspersions on Othello's new bride
Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tobias Hoheisel's designs combine bare outlines with the neurotic colors of Edvard Munch's expressionistic world, while Nikolaus Lehnhoff's production realistically depicts the suffocating and frustrated emotions that are destroying a straight-laced middle-class household
Gloriana by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the tragic relationship between Queen Elizabeth I of England and the Earl of Essex
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of the tragic ballet set in 19th century Vienna about an unhappily married prince whose love affair causes a royal scandal
The great Hamlets( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first program, Trevor Nunn discusses the various forms of Shakespeare's character, Hamlet. Includes interviews with the greatest interpreters of Hamlet from around the world including Laurence Olivier, Ben Kingsley, and Maximilian Schell. Describes their thoughts about the role, how to play it, and why it is such a great challenge
War and peace( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Galway discusses the music of the time period between the two World Wars, including the influence of technology, mass media, experimentation with musical form, and war and the fear of war
Today & tomorrow( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses music of the 20th century and the frequent difficulties in understanding this "new" music
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in Italian and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in which Orfeo of Greek myth follows his beloved wife to Hades
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in Italian and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'elisir d'amor is a comic opera about a young man who drinks a "magic" potion to make the girl he desires fall in love with him. The documentary presents a fascinating "behind-the-scenes" look at the staging, rehearsal and recording of Frank Dunlop's celebrated production
Vienna( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the works of Mozart and Schubert. Sir Peter Hall examines Mozart's operas. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples including Mozart's Don Giovanni and the Requiem Mass and Schubert's piano works, chamber music and Lieder
The Seasons and the Symphony( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the search for form and contrast in the works of Vivaldi, the Mannheim School and most dramatically in the works of Josef Haydn, the father of the symphony. Several performers present examples
La traviata : an opera in 3 acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Verdi opera about the tragic love affair between the courtesan Violetta and her lover Alfredo
The first secular music by James Galway( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the development of music from the early music of the Eastern churches to the birth of the secular song. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples
La Stupenda by Derek Bailey( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the Sydney Opera House on 2nd October 1990 Dame Joan Sutherland bade farewell to opera in an emotional performance as Marguerite de Valois in Giacomo Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots. The occasion marked the close of a distinguished singing career spanning 42 years and embracing 50 different roles. La Stupenda combines documentary, archival material and performance to present a unique retrospective of those years
 
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Bailey, Derek, 1934-

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Madama ButterflySalomeFidelioKát'a Kabanova