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Teatro alla Scala Orchestra

Overview
Works: 2,010 works in 3,158 publications in 3 languages and 34,303 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Live sound recordings  Film adaptations  Operas  Music videos  Nonfiction films  Television adaptations  Cultural television programs 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Teatro alla Scala
 
Most widely held works by Teatro alla Scala
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

28 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Dimitri Mitropoulous conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in a 1955 performance of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera that sees Marian Anderson reprise her history making role of Ulrica
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

20 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
I Puritani by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

19 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When this production opened, it had been more than half a century since Met audiences had last heard Bellini's gem of an opera. It was well worth the wait. "The best cast in the world," was how one critic described the legendary performers the Met brought together. The pair sent audiences into a frenzy with their sumptuous, dazzling singing. Joan Sutherland, dubbed "La Stupenda" by her fans and the press, is the hapless heroine Elvira who loses her heart--and her sanity--over Luciano Pavarotti, the Cavalier hero torn between love and duty
Lyric & coloratura arias by Maria Callas( )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Italian and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horowitz plays Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

10 editions published in 1987 and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( )

30 editions published between 1906 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

29 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pollione, a Roman Proconsul, has two children by Norma, a Druid priestess, in the course of a long relationship. Norma isn't as young and beautiful as once she was. A temple virgin, Adalgisa, is young and beautiful. Pollione must have her. He has importuned the young virgin to run away with him to Rome, and she has finally agreed. When Norma learns of Pollione's faithlessness, she threatens to kill the two children. Before she can do this, the Druid temple priests apprehend Pollione as he attempts to abscond with their sacred virgin, Adalgisa. The priests build a pyre to burn Pollione to death. Norma relents. Instead of killing the children, she blames herself for her misery and climbs onto the pyre to die with Pollione
Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano( )

16 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of the young poet and his tragic life and death during the French Revolution
The very best of Maria Callas by Maria Callas( Recording )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Italian and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Giuseppe Verdi's operatic version of Shakespeare's play Othello
Così fan tutte from the Opernhaus Zürich, Switzerland by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in Italian and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Mozart's comic opera in which two handsome young officers who are engaged to a pair of sisters accept a wager to test their fianceés' faithfulness
Opera choruses by Giuseppe Verdi( )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma highlights by Vincenzo Bellini( )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in Italian and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from Bellini's Opera, Norma. Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala Opera House, Milan, Tullio Serafin, Conductor. Maria Callas, soprano; Franco Corelli, tenor; Christa Ludwig, mezzo-soprano; Nicola Zaccaria, bass; Edda Vincenzi, soprano
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

29 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded on 28 sides by Italian Columbia, 10th-23th (sic) May, 1930
Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in Italian and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outstanding RAI television archive recording of the opera performance of Da Ponte's tale of lust and subversion from the Teatro alla Scala
Ernani [opera in four acts] by Giuseppe Verdi( )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 295 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
Attila by Giuseppe Verdi( )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Italian and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi opera favourites by Giuseppe Verdi( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and Italian and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operatic arias by Maria Callas( Recording )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and Italian and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back cover carries chronological list of Callas's "first performances of the works in which she has sung"
Anna Bolena by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

8 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Bolena: Tragedia lirica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Così fan tutte from the Opernhaus Zürich, Switzerland
Languages
Italian (215)

English (13)

German (3)

Covers
Don Giovanni dramma giocoso