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Rawnsley, John

Overview
Works: 45 works in 139 publications in 4 languages and 2,380 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Interviews  Operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Musical films  Biography 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, per
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Rawnsley
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mozart's version of the Don Juan legend
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 268 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
The beggar's opera by Benjamin Britten( Recording )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 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
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in Italian and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comic masterpiece taken from Beaumarchais' comedy
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 137 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1982 in Italian and held by 97 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 )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 82 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 )
1 edition published in 1985 in Italian and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 72 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
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 48 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
Villains by necessity-- fools by heavenly compulsion an Opera Rara highlights CD exclusive to readers of Opera ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old Rococo the life of Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 21 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
Rigoletto an opera in 3 acts ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Rigoletto set in New York's mob-controlled Little Italy in the 1950's. Rigoletto, a clowning bartender, moves about in a world of criminals, thieves and murderers--a world he keeps his beloved daughter Gilda well away from. During a party, Rigoletto angers Don Monterone who puts a curse on him. And so, a fatal chain of events is set in motion as Gilda meets the philandering Duke and the story moves to its tragic conclusion
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 17 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
The Glyndebourne Festival production of Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Italian (62)
English (28)
German (5)
French (1)