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Large, Brian

Overview
Works: 1,374 works in 3,680 publications in 5 languages and 41,907 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Musical settings  Parodies, imitations, etc  Operas  Biography  Musical films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Creator, dir, Videographer , Editor, Contributor, Interviewee, Commentator, Composer, Librettist
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Brian Large
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, comes Verdi's opera set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs; a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
Smetana by Brian Large ( Book )
13 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performance of the opera by Verdi, based on Shakespeare's classic tragedy of jealousy, deceit, conspiracy, & murder. Othello's great love for Desdemona proves to be too much to bear
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the Swan Knight, who comes to rescue the falsely accused Elsa, stays to marry her, and then must leave her when she disobeys his warning not to question his name or lineage
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leonora loves a knight who serenades her as a troubadour. The knight is in an army fighting a civil war against the Count, who also loves Leonora. The knight thinks he's the son of the gypsy woman who raised him and whose mother was killed by the Count, but he's actually the Count's brother. When the rivalry between the two men becomes violent, tragedy occurs
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited Bohemians and doomed love
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful but icy Chinese princess is won by a handsome prince travelling the countryside incognito
Wozzeck opera in three acts and fifteen scenes by Alban Berg ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in German and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story encompassing the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expresionist movement. Wozzeck is an impoverished soldier driven insane by his manipulative superiors and his mistress' infidelity. In a jealous rage, he stabs her, then drowns when he tries to wash the blood from his hands
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in German and English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Octavian loves the much older and married Marschallin. When the Marschallin's cousin, Baron Ochs, needs a go-between to send a gift to his young fiancee, he asks Octavian and the results prove to be life changing for all
Martinů by Brian Large ( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Luciano Pavarotti in his first Met Ballo heads an illustrious cast in the revolutionary production of Verdi's opera. His portrayal of the ill-fated Riccardo is 'peerless Pavarotti.' Also stars Aprile Millo
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first uncut performance of Berlioz's opera at the Met, this production tells the story of the capture of Troy by the Greeks, and of the love of Dido and Aeneas
Elektra by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in German and English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Videocassette release of the opera by Richard Strauss based on Sophocles' play about the violent revenge of Elektra
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Pierre Audi's production of this blithe fable suggests an operatic Garden of Eden, enhanced by the primary coloured, story-book designs of Karel Appel. The tale of two young men undergoing a rite of passage to win their perfect spouse inspired Mozart's most tuneful yet sublime score -superbly brought to life by Riccardo Muti and a distinguished cast of international soloists."--Container
Carmen by Georges Bizet ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in French and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stage production of the opera in which Carmen seduces, spurns, and is killed by Don José
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cycle of four operas of Wagner's poems that are based on Scandinavian, Icelandic and Germanic sagas. The entire cycle was first performed in Bayreuth in 1876
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performance of the opera in three acts by Verdi featuring Shakespeare's comic character Falstaff
American Ballet Theatre at the Met ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This triple bill of ballets, with an additional glittering pas de deux, is a delightful introduction to the range and excitement of American Ballet Theatre's repertory. Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, on June 11, 1984
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in German and English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An allegory telling the mythic tale of the battle for power between the Nibelung dwarfs, the giants, and the gods
Parsifal by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Video tape of a live performance of Wagner's opera Parsifal
 
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Italian (258)
German (197)
English (55)
French (36)
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