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Bailey, Derek

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Most widely held works by Derek Bailey
Salome by Richard Strauss( Visual )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, in one act
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A battle of the sexes, loaded with confusion, mixed identities, a boy dressed up as a girl, and hilarious dialogue with plenty of double entendre. The impending marriage of Figaro to Susanna is threatened by the scheming of Count Almaviva, who desires Susanna for himself, and Marcellina, who wants to marry Figaro herself. All problems are resolved with the help of Countess Almaviva, and the couple are able to marry
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 405 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
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( Visual )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Beethoven's only opera in which Leonore, the faithful wife, struggles to free her unjustly imprisoned husband Florestan from a Spanish dungeon. Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden by RM Arts in December 1990
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 344 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 )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 333 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
Othello by Robert Marshall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 326 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
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Egyptian soldier falls in love with his Ethiopian captive
Gloriana by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The opera traces the downfall of the Earl of Essex who, presuming upon his privilege as the Queen's favourite, forces a tragedy upon them both. Elizabeth I never forgot that she was the Queen and that, as a woman, she had to show that she could rule with no less authority than a man; so she felt compelled to sentence Essex to death when he failed her and engangered her country."--back cover
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 279 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
Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 269 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
From Russia - for Omagh : the Chorus of the Kirov Opera St. Petersburg in concert at the Sacred Heart Church Omagh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In June 1999, the Kirov Opera and Orchestra were on their maiden visit to Ireland. On their one free day, Maestro Valery Gergiev took the 40-strong Kirov Chorus to Omagh, the scene of Northern Ireland's worst terrorist explosion one year earlier. In a unique and moving memorial, they sing Rachmaninov's Vespers and other Russian a capella pieces, while in a rare interview, Gergiev explains how he too has lost many friends through civil strife in his own region near Chechnya."--Alexander Street, resource website
The nutcracker : a Christmas story by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Peter Wright production of the ballet, The Nutcracker, performed at Covent Garden
Music in time( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to music in the Western World. Covers music from Gregorian chant to the present
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Italian and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorin Maazel conducts at La Scala. Starring Giorgio Zancanaro, Hak Nam Kim and Yasuko Hayashi
The Great Hamlets( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first program, Trevor Nunn discusses the various forms of Shakespeare's character, Hamlet. In the second program, Trevor Nunn delves into the underlying dynamics of the play, the psychological aspects of Hamlet, the oedipal conflict, Hamlet's madness, and the political questions raised in the play. 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 178 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
La Stupenda by Derek Bailey( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to Joan Sutherland on her retirement, with performances, biography and interviews
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in Italian and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in which Orfeo of Greek myth follows his beloved wife to Hades
Today and Tomorrow by Alejandro Chomski( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses music of the 20th century and the frequent difficulties in understanding this "new" music
 
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Bailey, Derek 1934-

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