Boito, Arrigo 1842-1918
Most widely held works about Arrigo Boito
Most widely held works by Arrigo Boito
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
821 editions published between 1877 and 2010 in 15 languages and held by 2,747 libraries worldwide
The Met's production of Verdi's Otello from 1995, with Placido Domingo in one of his greatest roles opposite the stunning Renee Fleming in her first breakaway Met success.
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
681 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 1,992 libraries worldwide
A performance of the opera by Verdi, based on a character of William Shakespeare's.
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito ( Recording )
686 editions published between 1828 and 2011 in 16 languages and held by 1,359 libraries worldwide
A post-modern production of Arrigo Boito's treatment of the Faust legend, faithful to Goethe's original conception.
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
202 editions published between 1881 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
Simon Boccanegra, Doge of Genoa, is one of Verdi's most profound characters, a complex man ruled by love of family and devotion to country. The compelling, richly colored music of Simon Boccanegra vividly embodies the tangled personal passions and political rivalries of Renaissance Italy.
La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli ( Recording )
312 editions published between 1876 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
SUMMARY: Opera in four acts set in Renaissance Venice about a beautiful street singer and the men who love her.
Otello ( Visual )
77 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Otello, a Moor appointed governor of Cyprus on behalf of the 15th century Venetian Republic, loves and is loved by his young bride, Desdemona. Soon, however, he is deceived by the evil Iago, his ensign, into believing that Desdemona is unfaithful to him. Otello's jealousy overwhelms him and he murders Desdemona. Upon learning the truth, he kills Iago and himself.
Falstaff by Humphrey Burton ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1894 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Live performance of Verdi's last comic opera, based on Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry IV.
The Verdi-Boito correspondence by Giuseppe Verdi ( Book )
18 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Nerone by Arrigo Boito ( Recording )
125 editions published between 1901 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Nerone: Tragedia in quattro atti. Completata di Arturo Toscanini.
Otello ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 352 libraries worldwide
In order to revenge himself against Othello, Iago uses deceit to awaken in Othello a suspicion that his wife, Desdemona, has been unfaithful to him. After Othello kills Desdemona he learns of Iago's treachery, and plunges a dagger into his own heart.
Simon Boccanegra ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 254 libraries worldwide
"Simon Boccanegra, Doge of Genoa, is one of Verdi's most profound characters, a complex man ruled by love of family and devotion to country. The compelling, richly colored music of Simon Boccanegra vividly embodies the tangled personal passions and political rivalries of Renaissance Italy."--Container.
Falstaff : lyric comedy in three acts : based on Shakespeare's "The merry wives of Windsor" and passages from "Henry IV by Giuseppe Verdi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in Italian and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Mefistofele. Prologue by Arrigo Boito ( Recording )
32 editions published between 1872 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 212 libraries worldwide
La gioconda "dramma lirico" in Italian in four acts by Burton D Fisher ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Hymns = Inni by Giuseppe Verdi ( )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Italian and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Otello ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Giuseppe Verdi's operatic version of Shakespeare's play Othello.
Otello from the Royal Opera House ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in Italian and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Tragic opera which takes place in Cyprus in the late 15th century. Otello, governor of Cyprus, returns victorious from battle with the Turkish fleet. His ensign, Iago, jealous of the promotion Otello has bestowed on Cassio, gets the latter drunk with the help of Rodrigo, a nobleman. The resulting brawl provokes the angry Otello to cancel the promotion of the disgraced Cassio. Through a series of cunning maneuvers, Iago suggests to Otello and seems to prove a liaison between Desdemona, Otello's wife, and Cassio. Recalled to Venice, Otello succumbs to his rage and strangles Desdemona. Iago's wife Emilia protests Desdemona's innocence, and word arrives that the dying Rodrigo has revealed Iago's treachery. Iago escapes and Otello kills himself.
La Gioconda opera in four acts ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Italian and French and held by 155 libraries worldwide
The complex and sometimes barely credible plot revolves around Gioconda's love of Enzo Grimaldo, who has been exiled from Venice. Although very fond of her, he has in fact come to Genoa, disguised as a Dalmatian sea captain, in order to reclaim his former lover, Laura. Barnaba, for his part, is consumed by desire for Gioconda, only for her to spurn him. His villainy and the information at his disposal help him to forment a fatal intrigue designed to wreak revenge.
Opere by Arrigo Boito ( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in Italian and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Otello dramma lirico in quattro atti ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Presents Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Othello", based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Biography Boccanegra, Simone,--d. 1363 Boito, Arrigo,--1842-1918 Choruses, Secular (Men's voices, 3 parts) with piano Composers Criticism, interpretation, etc. Drama Duse, Eleonora,--1858-1924 Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) Falstaff (Verdi, Giuseppe) Faust,--d. ca. 1540 Faust (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von) Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Filmed operas Gioconda (Ponchielli, Amilcare) Intermarriage Italy Jealousy Librettists Live sound recordings Motion picture music Musical settings Music--Computer network resources Musicians Music--Instruction and study Music videos Nero,--Emperor of Rome,--37-68 Nonfiction films Opera Opera films Operas Operas Operas--Excerpts Operas--Librettos Operas--Scores Operas--Vocal scores with piano Otello (Verdi, Giuseppe) Othello (Fictitious character) Patriotic music Ponchielli, Amilcare,--1834-1886 Records and correspondence Ricordi, Giulio,--1840-1912 Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi, Giuseppe) Stories, plots, etc. Televised operas Verdi, Giuseppe,--1813-1901
Boito, A. 1842-1918
Boito, A. (Arrigo), 1842-1918
Boito, Arriego 1842-1918
Boito, Arrigo Enrico 1842-1918
Boito, Enrico 1842-1918
Boito, Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni
Boito, Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni, 1842-1918
Gorrio, Tobia, 1842-1918
Gorrio, Tobia, pseud.
Pseud. Gorio, Tobia 1842-1918
Pseud. Gorrio, Tobia 1842-1918
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