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Most widely held works about Decca record company
Most widely held works by Decca record company
Boris Godunov ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Russian and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Set at the start of the 17th century, the story concerns the reign of Tsar Boris Godunov, who has murdered the Tsarevich Dmitri in order to obtain the succession, and the challenge made to him by the Pretender Dmitri. The opera is based on Pushkin's historical tragedy of the same name and Karamzin's History of the Russian state.
Capriccio a conversation piece for music in one act ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in German and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Two rival suiters, one a poet the other a composer vie for the love of a beautiful woman who must decide which one she loves.
The death of Klinghoffer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
La cenerentola ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in Italian and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Gioachino Rossini's operatic version of the folk tale Cinderella.
Salome ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Cecilia Bartoli ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Comprised of two segments. "A portrait of Celilia Bartoli" provides a biographical profile of the singer. "In concert at the Savoy Hotel" presents Bartoli in a recital of Italian songs and opera arias.
Bing's gold records by Bing Crosby ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Russian and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's most popular opera, the tale of a lovelorn girl and a jaded aristocrat.
Rigoletto ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in Italian and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A grim melodramatic opera about the hunchback jester, Rigoletto; his daughter, Gilda; and the flirtatious Duke of Mantua. Rigoletto seeks vengeance on the Duke for his treatment of Gilda. But the end result is tragic and the tables are turned on Rigoletto.
Rigoletto opera in three acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Rigoletto, the court jester, plans revenge against his daughter's seducer, the Duke.
Giulio Cesare in Egitto opera in tre atti by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Italian and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Though sung in the original Italian, Giulio Cesare is relocated in the unspecified future in the Middle East. Cesare is the unquestioned leader of a major world power who visits the Empire's number one global trouble spot. Ptolemy is a 14-year-old "self styled local potentate" and Cleopatra his beautiful and spoiled elder sister.
L'elisir d'amore a comic opera in two acts after the comedy by Scribe "Le Philtre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in Italian and held by 129 libraries worldwide
L'elsisir d'amor is a comic opera about a young man who drinks a "magic" potion to make the girl he desires fall in love with him. The documentary presents a fascinating "behind-the-scenes" look at the staging, rehearsal and recording of Frank Dunlop's celebrated production.
Bluebeard's castle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Hungarian and held by 118 libraries worldwide
The story of a woman whose husband gives her full reign over his castle except for one room which she must not enter. When he is away, she goes into the room to find all the Duke's murdered previous wives.
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
The story of the clash between the young, innocent sailor, Billy Budd, and his corrupt superior, Claggart.
The golden ring ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
A documentary account of the recording sessions for Die Götterdämmerung, starring Birgit Nilsson, Dietrich Fisher-Dieskau, Wolfgang Windgassen, Gottlob Frick, and Claire Watson, with Georg Solti conducting the Vienna Philharmonic. Explains the techniques involved in recording such a work, and includes the immolation scene, Siegfried's funeral march, and the act 2 vengeance trio. Bonus material consists of 69 minutes of audio highlights from Solti's Ring in Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
Eugene Onegin lyric scenes in 3 acts after Alexander Pushkin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in Russian and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Tatiana falls in love with Onegin who urges her to forget him. Onegin kills a man in a duel and travels abroad. Six years later he meets Tatiana again, but she is married.
Peter Grimes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
"Fisherman Peter Grimes is ostracized following the death of his apprentice. Despite the friendship of the schoolteacher Ellen Orford, Grimes is pursued by the village, finally descending into madness and inevitable tragedy"--Container.
La sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in Italian and Miscellaneous languages and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Idomeneo, rè di Creta by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Italian and held by 88 libraries worldwide
During a storm at sea, Idomeneo, King of Crete, vows to the god Neptune that, if he survives, he will sacrifice the first human he meets on shore, which turns out to be his son, Idamante.
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in Italian and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Riccardo Chailly conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and an outstanding cast including Bryn Terfel in his triumphant role debut as Scarpia in Puccini's great operatic thriller. Nikolaus Lehnhoff's sensational Amsterdam staging presents Tosca as a searing, timeless psychological drama of political and private lust, set to Puccini's most spectacularly passionate score.
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