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Pons, Juan

Overview
Works: 376 works in 949 publications in 5 languages and 8,678 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Music videos  Operas  History  Film and video adaptations  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Singer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Juan Pons
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aida, an Ethiopian princess, is captured and brought into slavery in Egypt. A military commander, Radames, struggles to choose between his love for her and his loyalty to the Pharaoh. To complicate the story further, Radames is loved by the Pharaoh's daughter Amneris, although he does not return her feelings
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Pagliacci a film by Ruggiero Leoncavallo ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera in one prologue and two acts
Hérodiade by Jules Massenet ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Instrumental selection
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in Italian and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shy pesant Nemorino falls in love with Adina from a distance but comes to believe that she is in love with Belcore. Listening to Adina tell the story of Tristan and Iseult, he becomes convinced that by taking a magic love potion he will gain Adina's love. Following a series of misteps, Nemorino enlists in the army so that he can earn enough money to buy more of the so called love potion. Adina, aware of Nemorino's love buys his enlistment contract and professes her love for him
Il trittico three one-act operas by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Il Tabarro an act of murder is the resolution for passion, infidelity and jealousy. Suor Angelica treats the banishment to a convent of a noblewoman who gives birth to a child without benefit of marriage and when she learns of the child's death commits suicide. In Gianni Schicchi the greedy family of a dying wealthy man conspires with a lawyer to obtain the dying man's wealth only to be doublecrossed by the lawyer
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pagliacci : A traveling troupe of entertainers, Canio, his wife Nedda, Peppe and Tonio, arrive in the village for an evening performance. Nedda and her lover, Silvio, a young lad from the village, plan to leave together that night. Tonio overhears the plot and tells Canio. Nedda will not identify her lover. Mad with rage and jealousy, Canio stabs her during a performance
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This recording contains the complete operas sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the librettos with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composers, biographies of the principal singers and conductors
La fanciulla del West opera in tre atti by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Puccini's wild west opera, based on Belasco's play The girl of the golden west, has the California gold rush as its dramatic backdrop for a story in which Minnie, the only woman in a mining camp, gambles on her one chance of happiness."--Container
Aïda opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in ancient Egypt, this opera tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard for a slave girl, Aïda. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aïda who dies with him
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Iris by Pietro Mascagni ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iris: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Luigi Illica
La fanciulla del West opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in Italian and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Minnie, a saloon owner in a mining camp in Calif., falls in love with Dick Johnson, otherwise known as the bandit Ramerrez. She plays poker with sheriff Jack Rance to determine the bandit's fate. Minnie cheats and wins Johnson's freedom, but he is caught. Johnson, about to be hanged, is saved when Minnie pleads for his life
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maria Callas, soprano ; Chor und Orchester der rai Roma ; Tullio Serafin, con
Il tabarro by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in Italian and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This DVD offers a unique coupling of Luciano Pavarotti in Puccini's Il Tabarro and Placido Domingo as the tragic clown in Pagliacci. Both of these Metropolitan Opera productions feature James Levine as conductor
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Italian and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verdi painted an immense canvas with this dark but tuneful opera. The legendary Leontyne Price is seen in one of her greatest roles, Leonora. Price's soaring voice encompasses every nuance of Leonora's emotion as she moves from joy through resignation to ultimate heartbreak. James Levine's brilliant leading of the Met orchestra and chorus is a lesson in Verdi style. Giuseppe Giacomini is Alvaro, the man Leonora loves, and Leo Nucci is Don Carlo, the dark instrument of their Fate
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first work is a love tale set among the poor bargemen of Paris. The second work relates the story of a nun's suicide. The third work is a humorous story of greedy relatives who manipulate a dead man's will
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verdi's opera opens in ancient Jerusalem, as King Nabucco of Babylon, whose daughter Fenena is a hostage to the Jews, invades and sacks the Jewish Temple. Installed by Nabucco as Regent of Jerusalem and inspired by her love for the Jew Ismaele, Fenena converts to Judaism and frees the Jewish prisoners. The slave Abigaille, who claims to be Fenena's sister, also loves Ismaele and masterminds a vengeful plot to imprison Nabucco and steal the crown of Jerusalem for herself. In his cell, Nabucco dreams that Fenena is about to be executed, but he escapes in time to free her and also converts to Judaism, as a repentant Abigaille poisons herself
Aroldo by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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JOAN PONS
Pons.
Pons i Álvarez, Joan, 1946-
Pons, Joan
Pons, Joan 1946-
Pons, Juan, 1946-
Languages
Italian (248)
German (15)
French (12)
English (9)
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