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De Palma, Piero

Overview
Works: 532 works in 1,774 publications in 6 languages and 11,644 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Stories, plots, etc  Art music  Motion picture music  Interviews  Excerpts 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Vocalist, Musician
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Piero De Palma
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

106 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical excerpts drawn from Puccini's Turandot (London 414 274-2) with descriptive narration by Robert Lyall, to promote the upcoming production of the opera on October 21 & 22, 2005 by Opera Grand Rapids in De Vos Hall
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

104 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

68 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this eagerly-awaited complete opera recording from superstar Andrea Bocelli, the tenor assembles a fine cast to explore Verdi's most spectacular work: the award-winning American soprano Kristin Lewis takes the role of Aida, the brilliant Italian mezzo Veronica Simeoni as Amneri. Giorgio Giuseppini takes the role of Il Re (the Egyptian King), the powerful Ambrogio Maestri ("Italy's answer to Bryn Terfel") as Amonasro and Carlo Colombara, renowned Verdi bass, as Ramfis
Il Turco in Italia by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

46 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Turco in Italia: Dramma buffo per musica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi( )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Luisa Miller (Katia Ricciarelli) has given her heart to a man she knows as "Carlo." But he is really Rodolfo (Luciano Pavarotti), the son of Count Walter (Paul Plishka), who is being pressured by the Count to marry another woman. Despite every effort of Lucia's loving father (Leo Nucci), the evil Wurm (John Cheek), eventually triumphs. But it's Verdi's passionate music that wins in the end, brought to life by a cast who knows how to stir our hearts
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

36 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 447 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
Norma : extraits by Vincenzo Bellini( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Italian and held by 431 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
La rondine by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

33 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soprano Kristine Opolais made a celebrated Met debut in Puccini's bittersweet story of love and loss. She sings Magda, a young woman who leaves behind her luxurious existence as the mistress of the rich Rambaldo (Dwayne Croft) to follow her heart and live with Ruggero (Giuseppe Filianoti)--but their happiness is short-lived. Anna Christy is Magda's feisty maid Lisette and Marius Brenciu sings the poet Prunier
Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano( )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of the young poet and his tragic life and death during the French Revolution
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

25 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 299 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
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

52 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 281 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
Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instrumental selection
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

26 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 247 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
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

56 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Aida : (highlights) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features highlights from Riccardo Muti's interpretation of Verdi's Aida, whose cast includes Montserrat Caballe and Placido Domingo
Madam Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

in Italian and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 213 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
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 209 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
Aïda by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Italian and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
 
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Alternative Names
Da Palma, Piero

De Palma, P. 1923-2013

DePalma, Piero 1923-2013

Di Palma, Piero.

Di Palma, Piero 1923-2013

Di Palma, Piero 1925-2013

DiPalma, Piero 1923-2013

Palma, Piero de.

Palma, Piero de 1923-2013

Palma Piero de 1924-2013

Palma, Piero de 1925-2013

Palma, Piero di.

Palma, Piero di 1923-2013

Piero de Palma Italiaans zanger

Piero de Palma Italian operatic tenor

Piero de Palma italienischer Opernsänger (Tenor)

Piero de Palma ténor italien

Пальма, Пьеро де

ピエロ・デ・パルマ

Languages
Italian (479)

German (65)

English (16)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Spanish (1)

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