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Velis, Andrea 1932-1994

Overview
Works: 102 works in 217 publications in 4 languages and 1,830 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical settings  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Operas  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Singer, Performer, Other
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Andrea Velis
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera directed by Baz Luhrmann of Moulin Rouge and Strictly Ballroom fame. DVD
Tosca (highlights) by Giacomo Puccini( )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in German and Italian and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca(excerpts): Dammi i colori...Recondita armoni;Mario!Mario!Mario!...Perce chiuso;Tre sbirri...Una carrozza;Floria!Amore...La povera mia cena fu interrotta...Gia, mi dicon venal;Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore...Sei troppo bella...Tosca, finalmente mia!;E lucevan le stella...O dolci mani...Amaro sol er te Maria Callas, soprano Chorus of the Theatre National de l'Opera Jean Laforge, chorus master Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire Georges Pretre, conductor
American masters by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in German and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The airborne symphony by Marc Blitzstein( Recording )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Luciano Pavarotti's Cavaradossi in Tosca was his most celebrated role at the Met. It was captured for posterity in Tito Gobbi's famous production in 1978, with Shirley Verrett in the title role and the tenor in his glorious prime." -- Back cover
Arias & duets by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Vickers, one the the great Otellos of the 20th century brings his remarkable vocal power and dramatic intensity to Verdi's masterful Shakespeare adaptation. His Desdemona is Renate Scotto, as the height of her powers, and Cornell McNeil's menacing Iago is one of the baritone's greatest roles
Wozzeck by Alban Berg( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berg's gripping score is masterfully brought to life by Music Director James Levine, a longtime champion of this groundbreaking opera. Alan Held gives a wrenching performance as the hapless soldier of the title, whose mind finally snaps under the relentless brutality of his life. Katarina Dalayman is his common-law wife, Marie, who can't resist the romantic lure of the handsome Drum Major (Clifton Forbis)--with tragic consequences. Graham Clark is the sadistic Captain and Eric Cutler sings Wozzeck's friend and fellow soldier, Andrés
La sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The basic plot of Bellini's tale of an innocent Swiss girl whose sleepwalking lands her in the middle of a scandal may be difficult to believe. But spectacular singers like Joan Sutherland and Nicolai Gedda sweep away plot concerns with their stylish, impassioned portrayals. Even the most hard-hearted curmudgeon would melt for Joan Sutherland as the tender Amina; her golden voice is radiant as it conveys Amina's purity and utterly dazzling conveying her joy. No wonder the Met audience went wild
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production was recorded in the Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli in 1960 and is sung in Italian. This CD set also includes excerpts from two other productions; one with Giuletta Simionato as Carmen, recorded in Palermo in 1959 (sung in Italian) and one with Simionato as Carmen and Di Stefano as Don José recorded in La Scala Milan in 1955 and conducted by Karajan
Salome : Opera in one act ; [1] by Richard Strauss( Recording )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turandot : opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro opera in four acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manon Lescaut : lyric drama in four acts by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1991 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Rosenkavalier comedy for music in three acts by Richard Strauss( Recording )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
PUCCINI, G Tosca (Highligths) (Levine)( )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Italian (47)

German (20)

English (6)

French (3)