WorldCat Identities

Smallens, Alexander 1889-1972

Overview
Works: 275 works in 356 publications in 4 languages and 2,183 library holdings
Genres: History  Operas  Popular music  Jazz vocals  Drama  Pictorial works  Stories, plots, etc  Musical settings 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Compiler, Depicted
Classifications: M1500.G47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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The plow that broke the plains The river by Pare Lorentz ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The plow that broke the plains" depicts the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to drought and depression. "The river" traces life in the Mississippi River Valley during the previous 150 years, showing the consequences of sharecropping, soil exhaustion, unchecked erosion and floods, and concludes with scenes of regional planning, TVA development and federal efforts
Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"-Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Selections from Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1949 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three songs from a radio presentation of Porgy and Bess
Lawrence Tibbett Verdi, Rossini, Bizet, Gershwin by Lawrence Tibbett ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in Multiple languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Babes in Toyland The red mill by Victor Herbert ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from Porgy and Bess [Lyrics by] Du Bose Heyward [and] I. Gershwin by George Gershwin ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historic Gershwin recordings by George Gershwin ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grace Moore sings by Grace Moore ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1951 in Italian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violin concerto in E minor by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ( Recording )
in No Linguistic content and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Babes in Toyland selections from the operetta by Victor Herbert ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1946 and 1957 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love me forever by Grace Moore ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world at war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pictorial record, taken completely from news reels and captured enemy films, of the war and the trend toward war, 1931-1941. Shows the events in Asia and Europe that led to the attack on Pearl Harbor and American involvement
Porgy and Bess selections from George Gershwin's folk opera by George Gershwin ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feuermann in concert by Emanuel Feuermann ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Porgy and Bess selections : original cast and other early recordings by George Gershwin ( )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Decca presents selections from George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1940 and 1949 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carnaval overture, op. 92 by Antonín Dvořák ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1952 and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights from George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The plow that broke the Plains original soundtrack recording ; A Tuesday in November : original soundtrack recording by Virgil Thomson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Porgy and Bess opéra en trois actes by George Gershwin ( Book )
6 editions published between 1942 and 1954 in English and Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
National Theatre, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, Blevins Davis and Robert Breen present "Porgy and Bess," music by George Gershwin, libretto by DuBose Heyward, lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin (based on the play, "Porgy," by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward), directed by Robert Breen, musical director Alexander Smallens, settings by Wolfgang Roth, costumes by Jed Mace, assistant musical director Samuel Matlowsky, choral director Eve Jessye, assistant musical conductor William Jonson
 
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Alternative Names
סמולנס, אלכסנדר 1889-1972
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