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Boito, Arrigo 1842-1918

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Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

353 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's birthday, CSO Resound releases its second recording with Maestro Riccardo Muti featuring Verdi's second-to-last opera, Otello. Recorded live in concert at Symphony Center in 2011
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

289 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 30-Apr. 15, 1932 at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

256 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elderly scholar Faust is returned to his youth by the satanic Mefistofeles for the pursuit of beauty and knowledge. In the sordid aftermath of two failed love affairs, he reflects on the illusory nature of worldly beauty, and through a mystical union with the divinity, dies redeemed
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

99 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In what many believe to be the finest production of Otello in modern times, Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa lead a world-class cast under the exquisite musical direction of Sir Georg Solti"--Container
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )

196 editions published between 1893 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 2,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( Recording )

155 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Renata Tebaldi wringing every bit of drama out of the title role, there are plenty of opportunities for goose bumps here. Add to that Carlo Bergonzi's glowing portrayal of the Enzo, the man she loves and the impassioned Fiorenza Cossotto as the woman he loves, plus one jealous husband (Bonaldo Giaiotti), and an Inquisition spy (Cornell MacNeil) bent on revenge, and you have operatic extravagance at its wonderful best, all set in romantic, mysterious 17th century Venice
Otello by Arrigo Boito( Book )

179 editions published between 1887 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original Italian with a correct English translation
Mefistofele : opera in un prologo, quattro atti e un epilogo by Arrigo Boito( )

218 editions published between 1875 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of the State Theatre collection of cinema scores and parts, mainly used for silent movies, but including musical materials associated with talking pictures ca. 1900-1950, used by the State Theatre and various film distribution companies throughout Australia. Some items include performance annotations
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

89 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of the opera in three acts by Verdi featuring Shakespeare's comic character Falstaff
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

120 editions published between 1893 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text of an opera which is an amalgam of two Shakespearean characters, the finely drawn figure from from King Henry IV and the sorry caricature of knightliness gone to seed from "The merry wives of Windsor". The plot is that of the latter comedy
Othello : a lyrical drama in four acts (founded on Shakespeare's tragedy) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

37 editions published between 1887 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La gioconda : an opera in four acts by Amilcare Ponchielli( )

94 editions published between 1876 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Verdi-Boito correspondence by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These 301 letters between Verdi and Bioto show a picture of daily life of European art and artists during the last decades of the 19th century
Nerone by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

43 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otello : in full score by Giuseppe Verdi( )

5 editions published in 1986 in Italian and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composer's penultimate opera displays a mastery of orchestration, harmony and vocal writing that ranks it as an undisputed masterpiece of the form. Reproduced from the authoritative Ricordi edition, this modestly priced volume makes the complete work available to opera lovers everywhere. New English translation of Italian frontmatter
Otello : lyric drama in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Othello : a lyrical drama in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

29 editions published between 1877 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's Othello by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

-- Engaging Commentary and Analysis about the composer, the opera and its characters.-- Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples-- A complete Libretto (newly translated) that incorporates Music Highlight Examples-- A Discography-- A Videography-- A Dictionary of Opera and Musical TermsEach Opera Classics Library edition is a comprehensive guide and complete analysis and evaluation of a specific opera; each is a unique "encyclopedia" that integrates important and pertinent information about each timeless classic. The objective of Opera Classics Library is to unlock opera's mysteries for the general audience, and enlighten and educate. Understanding and knowledge are the master keys to enhance enjoyment and appreciation of this great art form.After the tremendously successful premier of Otello, Verdi responded to his librettist Arrigo Boito's enthusiastic congratulations: "Congratulations to HIM -- to Shakespeare, the immortal bard." Verdi's Otello represents the ultimate flowering of the composer's musico-dramatic genius, a milestone in Italian opera whose portrait of a tragic human conflict becomes intensified by the emotive power of its music
Arrigo Boito, musicista e letterato( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettere inedite e poesie giovanili by Arrigo Boito( Book )

5 editions published in 1959 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Almaviva, 1842-1918

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 1842-1918

Gorio, Tobia 1842-1918

Gorrio, Tobia

Gorrio, Tobia 1842-1918

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OtelloFalstaffOtelloMefistofele : opera in un prologo, quattro atti e un epilogoFalstaffLa gioconda : an opera in four actsThe Verdi-Boito correspondenceOtello : in full score