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Damme, Ferenc van

Overview
Works: 109 works in 188 publications in 6 languages and 3,464 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Filmed operas  Television mini-series  Television programs  Television adaptations  Televised operas  Coming-of-age films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Producer, Director, Editor, Publisher, Correspondent, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ferenc van Damme
Saint François d'Assise : opera in three acts and eight tableaux by Olivier Messiaen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messiaen's breathtakingly intense opera on the life of Saint Francis of Assisi
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk : opera in four acts by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Russian and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updated to the end of the Communist era in the 1970s or 1980s, tells the story of a bored housewife living in brutal conditions who resorts to murder to marry the man she wants
Hildegard von Bingen in portrait( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in Latin and English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunningly beautiful collection that explores the life and works of the 12th-century saint, poet, prophet, activist, musician, artist, and mystic, including a performance of her musical Ordo virtutum
Ravi Shankar in portrait by Ravi Shankar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1st work] The definitive account of India's most celebrated musician follows two years of Ravi Shankar's life against the backdrop of seven decades of collaboration with Western musicians like George Harrison, John Coltrane and Yehudi Menuhin. Archive footage shows key performances filmed from the 1930's to the present
Tamerlano by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With powerful conviction, Nikolaus Lehnhoff interprets this dramatic struggle of masculine and feminine, revenge and compassion
Die Entführung aus dem Serail : Singspiel in three acts, K. 384 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Minotaur by Harrison Birtwistle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world premiere of a new work commissioned by The Royal Opera brings to the stage a famous character of Greek myth. Part man, part beast, the Minotaur is trapped in a labyrinth and constrained by his violent role there, yet he longs to discover his own identity and his own voice. Among the innocents of a blood sacrifice Athens must pay to Crete is Theseus, who has come to challenge the violent Minotaur, but also attacts the attention of Ariadne - and it is her help that ensures his success in the labyrinth
Ordo virtutum : the ritual of the virtues by Hildegard( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Latin and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 12th century medieval music-drama, Ordo virtutum (The ritual of the virtues) is arguably the oldest surviving 'opera'. Sung throughout to music which combines the meditational qualities of Gregorian chant with lyrical emotional expression
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With powerful conviction, Nikolaus Lehnhoff interprets Wagner's Lohengrin as the dramatic struggle of masculine and feminine, revenge and compassion. Powerfully acted, almost like a Strindberg play, and musically of the highest order, this Lohengrin from the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden will be a benchmark production for decades."--Container
Between two worlds( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of sitar player Ravi Shankar, India's most celebrated musician. The films follows two years of Ravi Shankar's life -- in India and America -- against the backdrop of seven decades of innovative collaboration with Western musicians like George Harrison, John Coltrane and Yehudi Menuhin. Archive footage shows key performances from the 1930s to the present day
David Copperfield by Simon Curtis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete 4-part classic 1999 BBC adaptation of David Copperfield's life from birth and a pleasant unbringing, through hardship and adventure, to his days as a successful novelist
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria : dramma in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this opera, "human frailty falls victim to time, fortune and love. Gods and humans, comic and intensely serious characters and spectacular scenic effects are brought together in a wonderfully rich and effective texture"--Container
Uncovering the real Dickens by Chris Granlund( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recreation of Charles Dickens extraordinary life
L'incoronazione di Poppea : dramma in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The god Amore triumphs over the goddesses Virtù and Fortuna when Poppaea Sabina, a morally corrupt patrician's daughter, becomes the second wife of the Roman emperor Nero, in an opera with many characters adrift in deceit, manipulation, blackmail, repudiation, slander, and murder
Choral ikons by John Tavener( Visual )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of John Tavener's Choral ikons inside a virtual reality-created restoration of the interior of the Hagia Sophia church in Istanbul, as it appeared in the sixth century
Pinocchio by Jonathan Dove( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Opera North's enchanting staging of The adventures of Pinocchio, Jonathan Dove's 21st opera, is a wittily inventive feast for the eyes and ears"--Container
La dame aux camélias : ballet en un prologue et trois actes d'après le roman d'Alexandre Dumas fils by Frédéric Chopin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of John Neuemeier's ballet La dame aux camélias by the Paris Opera Ballet. Set to the music of Chopin, the ballet is based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas, which has also served as the source material for Verdi's La traviata and the 2001 film Moulin Rouge. The passionate tale of Marguerite Gauthier and Armand Duval unfolds through a drama-within-a-drama as they meet at the theatre during a performance of Manon Lescaut, and begin their romantic adventures in Paris
Matthäus Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concertopname gemaakt in 1990 in de kloosterkerk van Alpisbach
 
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Alternative Names
Van Damme, Ferenc

Languages
English (21)

Latin (12)

German (11)

French (5)

Italian (5)

Russian (4)