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Norman, Jessye

Overview
Works: 1,769 works in 3,706 publications in 9 languages and 32,509 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Hymns  Music  Interviews  Film adaptations  Biography  Song cycles 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Singer, Conductor, Commentator, Other, per, Artist, Interviewee, Speaker, Narrator, Composer, Arranger
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Jessye Norman
Lieder by Franz Schubert ( Recording )
87 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
NORMAN, Jessye (soprano). FISCHER-DIESKAU, Dietrich (baritone). BARENBOIM, Daniel (piano)
Spirituals in concert by Kathleen Battle ( Recording )
13 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features James Morris, Mari-Anne Haggander and Chris Ludwig in the Met's acclaimed production
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in German and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This broadcast of Wagner's most romantic opera stars René Kollo as the knight of the Holy Grail who arrives in a boat pulled by a swan to defend the innocent Elsa, played by Pilar Lorengar. Mignon Dunn is the dark and malevolent Ortrud who poisons the couple's happiness, with some help from her husband, Telramund (Donald McIntyre). James Levine leads the Met orchestra, bringing out the shimmer and the thunder of the score, along with every shade of expression in between
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 591 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
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
32 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The meeting of Sieglinde and Siegmund
Euryanthe by Carl Maria von Weber ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in German and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Euryanthe: Grosse heroisch-romantische Oper in drei Aufzügen, op.81. Libretto: Helmina von Chézy
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Met en scène les péripéties qui accompagnent la représentation d'un opéra dans l'hôtel particulier d'un riche bourgeois de Vienne. Le prologue montre les préparatifs de la représentation et les réactions des personnages à la décision prise par le maître d'intercaler des scènes comiques dans l'opéra sérieux. L'acte unique représente Ariane à Naxos évoque sa solitude, l'arrivée de Bacchus et leurs noces triomphales. Les scènes sont entrecoupées d'intermèdes et de commentaires comiques
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dido and Aeneas: Opera in Three Acts, Z 626. Libretto: Nahum Tate
Four last songs Six orchestral songs by Richard Strauss ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in German and English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fantasy opera in 4 acts
Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performance of Stravinski's work from the Saito Kinen Festival in Matsumoto, Japan
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in German and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An allegory telling the mythic tale of the battle for power between the Nibelung dwarfs, the giants, and the gods
Un giorno di regno (Il finto Stanislao) by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
29 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler ( Recording )
38 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Das Lied von der Erde: Sinfonie für Alt, Tenor und Orchester. Text: Hans Bethge. Bearbeitung für Kammerorchester von Arnold Schönberg und Rainer Riehn
Amazing grace by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers tells the story of this song, one of the most popular pieces of music in the English language, through the people who have sung it. He also tells the story of John Newton, once the captain of an English slave ship, who came to faith after surviving a storm at sea in the eighteenth century and wrote the lyrics which across distances of time and culture have become, when set to music, a courier of the spirit to millions of people
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songs of Maurice Ravel by Maurice Ravel ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1984 in French and English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gurrelieder by Arnold Schoenberg ( Recording )
39 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A child of our time by Michael Tippett ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the 1938 assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by Jewish refugee Herschel Grynszpan, which led to Germany's Kristallnacht
 
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Norman (1945- ).
Norman, Jessey.
Norman, Jessey, 1945-
Norman, Jessue.
Norman, Jessue, 1945-
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