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Granforte, Apollo

Overview
Works: 269 works in 376 publications in 3 languages and 576 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion picture music  Interviews  Live sound recordings  Operas  Film adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Singer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Apollo Granforte
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in Italian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story: Act I. The action unfolds on Cyprus, under Venetian rule in the 16th century. The scene is outside the castle, residence of Otello, governor of the island, facing the port. It is night. A furious storm churns the sea, and a crowd of Venetian citizens and soldiers helplessly watch while the ship of the Moor Otello desperately tries to make it into port. Only Iago, one of Otello's men, does not participate in the general apprehension for the safety of his leader: he hates Otello, because Otello has promoted Cassio captain instead of him; he meditates revenge. The crowd is jubilant as Otello finally lands safely and announces that the Turkish fleet has been defeated. When the Moor enters the castle, the fireworks start and all drink to his victory. In the midst of the rejoicing, Iago starts to weave the scheme that will lead to his commander's downfall: he treacherously insinuates to Roderigo, who had revealed to Iago his love for Otello's wife, Desdemona, that Captain Cassio also feels the same affection for the woman. Then Iago gets Cassio drunk, and incites a fight between the two men, but the dangerous duel that starts between them is stopped by Montano. However, the peacemaker is wounded by Cassio. Iago sounds the alarm, swelling the episode out of proportion until the crowd is in tumult. Called back by the shouts and noise, Otello, falsely informed by Iago, punishes Cassio and demotes him. This is a first victory for Iago, who exults
Great singers at the Gran Teatro del Liceo ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apollo Granforte by Apollo Granforte ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1991 in Italian and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Sebastiano by Gaetano Donizetti ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1974 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All-time great opera duets (1911-1942) ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1930 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apollo Granforte baritone by Apollo Granforte ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1976 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apollo Granforte by Apollo Granforte ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in Italian and held by 15 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
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1930 and 1997 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Otello opera completa by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irene Minghini Cattaneo by Irene Minghini-Cattaneo ( Recording )
in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recorded on 28 sides by Italian Columbia, 10th-23th (sic) May, 1930
Tosca La Scala, 1929 by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otello: Dramma lirico in quattro atti. Libretto: Arrigo Boito
Giovanni Zenatello by Giovanni Zenatello ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hina Spani by Hina Spani ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great baritons the Italian tradition (1906/1940) ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Granforte, Apolo
Languages
Italian (43)
English (1)
German (1)