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Rawnsley, John

Overview
Works: 42 works in 129 publications in 4 languages and 2,317 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Interviews  Operas  Musical settings  Musical films  Music  Biography 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Singer, Other
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by John Rawnsley
Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mozart's version of the Don Juan legend
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Figaro, the title character, is a matchmaker and man about town as well as a barber. He devises a way to get Rosina to marry Almaviva instead of her guardian, to whom she is already engaged
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Italian and German and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in Italian and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comic masterpiece taken from Beaumarchais' comedy
The beggar's opera by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Beggar's Opera: Ballad-Opera in Three Acts and a Prologue. Libretto: John Gay. New musical version realised from the original airs
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiorenza Cossotto ; Orcjhestra & chorus of maggio Musicalke fiorentino
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Puccini's tragic love story is set in the Latin Quarter of Paris among the bohemian students whose hectic gaiety only partially masks the despair and pain that threaten their lives. It remains one of the most popular of all operas with its stark contrasts of lively humour and poignant tragedy
The Barber of Seville Il Barbiere di Siviglia : a comic opera in two acts by Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1982 in Italian and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The opera is based on Beaumarchais' comedy Le Barbier de Seville. The action occupies a single day, is set in Seville, and revolves around the devious efforts of the young Count Almaviva, aided by Figaro, the barber of Seville, to woo and marry Rosina, the ward of old Dr. Bartolo, who intends to wed the girl himself to acquire her dowry. After a hilarious series of machinations the young couple succeed in marrying against Bartolo's wishes
Rigoletto an opera in 3 acts by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A clowning bartender, an angry mob boss, and an innocent daughter are brought to life in this story set in mob-controlled Little Italy during the 1950's
Beverly Sills sings Verdi by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in French and Italian and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Jonathan Miller's interpretation of Verdi's opera, the story of Rigoletto unfolds in New York's mob-controlled Little Italy in the 1950s. Rigoletto, a clowning bartender, moves about in a world of criminals, a world he keeps well away from his daughter, Gilda. During a party, Rigoletto angers Don Monterone, who puts his curse on him. And so a fatal chain of events are set in motion as Gilda meets the philandering Duke and the story moves to its tragic conclusion
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Italian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Odeon: 80583
Old Rococo the life of Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary of the life of opera composer Rossini. Explores the myth of Rossini's personality and celebrates the music he wrote for the stage and many organizations. Shot in Italy, this film traces his life through the places in which he lived and worked, photographs, stage designs, his own words and those of his contemporaries, as well as performance excerpts from his best known operas and lesser known works
The Glyndebourne Festival production of Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights from Glyndebourne music from Carmen, Idomeneo, La Cenerentola, Orfeo ed Euridice, Il barbiere di Siviglia, L'incoronazione di Poppea ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Glyndebourne Festival Opera is celebrated worldwide. Situated in the heart of one of England's loveliest countrysides, it's the perfect setting for combining operatic excellence with a unique sense of occasion. Glyndebourne excels in the production of pieces that are enhanced by the intimate setting of its auditorium, as evidenced here in extracts from works by Rossini, Gluck, Bizet, Mozart and Monteverdi."--Container
Rigoletto ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A performance of the Verdi opera about the deformed court jester named Rigoletto who works for the licentious Duke of Mantua and Rigoletto's beautiful daughter, Gilda. Gilda falls in love with the Duke when he poses as a penniless student. Courtiers later abduct Gilda and take her to the Duke; Rigoletto vows revenge and hires an assassin to kill the Duke. Instead, Gilda sacrifices herself for her lover and dies in her father's arms
Villains by necessity-- fools by heavenly compulsion King Lear, Act 1 scene 2 : an Opera Rara highlights CD exclusive to readers of Opera ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il barbiere di Siviglia The barber of Seville : a comic opera in two acts by Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera about a comical town barber and his efforts to unite a pair of young lovers. Count Almaviva masquerading as Lindoro, a poor student, woos Rosina, ward of old Doctor Bartolo, who wants to marry her himself. The young lovers, helped by the wily Figaro successfully thwart all the old man's plots and elope together
The barber of Seville Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera in 2 acts
 
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Languages
Italian (60)
English (26)
German (5)
French (2)