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Bailey, Derek

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

24 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 682 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
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in Italian and held by 427 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
Salome by Richard Strauss( Visual )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, in one act
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala, Milan. Featuring: Composer - Puccini, Giacomo; Lyricists - Giacosa, Giuseppe; Illica, Luigi; Conductor - Maazel, Lorin; Orchestra - Milan La Scala Orchestra; Choir - Milan La Scala Chorus
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 348 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
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 338 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
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 317 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
Gloriana by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 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
Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 243 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
L'elisir d'amore : a comic opera in two acts after the comedy by Scribe "Le Philtre" by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in Italian and held by 201 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
From Russia - for Omagh : the Chorus of the Kirov Opera St. Petersburg in concert at the Sacred Heart Church Omagh by Sergei Rachmaninoff( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 194 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
Boris Godunov( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Russian and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full-length version of the Mussorgsky opera about the half-crazed Tsar
The nutcracker : a Christmas story by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballet combining plot elements and characters from two favorite Christmas stories, The nutcracker and Charles Dickens's A Christmas carol
Music in time( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to music in the Western World. Covers music from Gregorian chant to the present
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in Italian and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This modernized version of the Greek myth presents Orfeo in leather jacket and jeans taking his guitar to the city to charm the gods into bringing his wife, Euridice back to life
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in German and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Designed in an austere but traditional style by Margit Bardy, it conveys Beethoven's theme {u2013} the triumph of love and freedom over the forces of evil and oppression {u2013} with a natural, unadorned simplicity."--arthaus-musik.com
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Italian and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deborah Warner's controversial staging of Mozart's Don Giovanni at Glyndebourne
The Great Hamlets( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 139 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
A life for the Tsar : an opera in four acts by M. I Glinka( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1613 a lowly peasant gives his life to save the Tsar from the Russian people
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A version of the Mussorgsky opera about the half-crazed Tsar
 
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Bailey, Derek 1934-

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