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Freni, Mirella 1935-

Overview
Works: 1,510 works in 4,414 publications in 7 languages and 40,490 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film adaptations  Operas  Motion picture music  Musical settings  Stories, plots, etc  Music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Vocalist, per, Interviewee, Actor, Commentator, Author of introduction, l4, p[r
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Mirella Freni
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

207 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,176 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
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

76 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

75 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

56 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
L'amico Fritz by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

47 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

40 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy old bachelor decides to take a pretty young wife, he is--this being opera--in for trouble. Especially when that wife is the enchanting Reri Grist. Fernando Corena sings the matrimonially inclined title hero, whose plan to disinherit his nephew--the suave, mesmerizing Alfredo Kraus--backfires with more than a little help from Tom Krause's Dr. Malatesta
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

55 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

99 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying book contains the complete text of the libretto in both English and French with annotations, and a critical historical commentary by David Foil with additional commentary by William Berger. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

66 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 741 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
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Italian and German and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary maestro Thomas Schippers conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and chorus in a December 1962 performance of Verdi's Ernani, which features a truly bravura performance by Carlo Bergonzi
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

51 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of Simon Boccanegra is one of the capstones of Verdi's baritone repertoire. Sherrill Milnes gives a stunning portrayal of the 14th century Genoa doge, singing with both power and poetry, and reminding everyone why audiences acclaimed him the great American Verdi baritone of the day. Anna Tomowa-Sintow is Amelia, his long-lost daughter, in love with one of Boccanegra's most bitter political enemies. James Levine reveals his passion for Verdi's score, bringing out all the drama while reveling in its aching lyricism
Carmen highlights by Georges Bizet( )

27 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Habanera, Seguidilla, Canson Boheme, Toreador song Maria Callas, soprano Choeurs Rene Duclos Jean Laforge, director Choeurs d'Enfants Jean Pesneaud & Orchestre du Theatre National de l'Opera GeorgesPretre, conductor
Mireille by Charles Gounod( Recording )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mireille: Opéra en cinq actes. Livret: Michel Carré
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip II of Spain marries Elisabeth de Valois, who was engaged to his son, the Infante, Don Carlos. In trying to secure freedom for the Netherlands, Carlos is arrested. Escaping, he meets Elisabeth secretly, but they are spied upon, and only the apparition of his grandfather, Charles V, saves Carlos from the Inquisition
Madama Butterfly Japanese tragedy by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heart-rending story about a sweet-natured Japanese girl and the caddish American lieutenant who marries then deserts her
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

45 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Faust (Highlights) by Charles Gounod( )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guglielmo Tell by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

33 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugen Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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La Bohème
Alternative Names
Fregni, Mirella.

Fregni, Mirella 1935-

Freni.

Mirella Freni Italiaans zanger

Mirella Freni italienischer lyrischer Sopran

Mirella Freni italiensk sngare

Mirella Freni italiensk sanger

Mirella Freni italiensk songar

Mirella Freni Singer

Mirella Freni soprano italien

Мирела Френи

Френи, Мирелла

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میرلا فرنی خواننده ایتالیایی

ミレッラ・フレーニ

米瑞拉弗蕾妮

Languages
Italian (644)

French (132)

German (54)

English (40)

Russian (16)

Spanish (4)

Dutch (2)

Covers
CarmenDon Carlo