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Rayam, Curtis

Overview
Works: 45 works in 186 publications in 6 languages and 2,916 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Live sound recordings  History  Televised operas  Operas  Film adaptations  Opera films  Biographical television programs  Music 
Roles: Performer, Singer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Curtis Rayam
Treemonisha by Scott Joplin( Recording )

49 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Treemonisha, who, because of her education, becomes a leader of her people in up country Arkansas in the later half of the 19th century
Axur, re d'Ormus by Antonio Salieri( )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded August 19/20, 1989 at Teatro dei Rinnovati (Siena)
Testoride Argonauta by João de Sousa Carvalho( )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodelinda by George Frideric Handel( )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth Handel opera to enter the Met repertoire, Rodelinda stars Renée Fleming in the title role of the Queen of Lombardy and grieving widow of King Bertarido (countertenor Andreas Scholl), who furiously rejects marriage to Grimoaldo (tenor Kobie van Rensburg), the usurper of her late husband's throne. Plot complications come thick and fast, among them the revelation that Bertarido is alive, with the characters' emotions exquisitely expressed in Handel's alternately lyrical and virtuosic arias. The stellar cast also includes Stephanie Blythe and John Relyea. Conductor Patrick Summers leads this thrilling performance
Treemonisha : an opera in three acts by Scott Joplin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the only surviving opera written by jazz composer Scott Joplin. Combines European opera, African dance and American popular music forms to depict late 19th century Black rural social life
Scott Joplin's Treemonisha : original cast recording by Scott Joplin( )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Treemonisha, who, because of her education, becomes a leader of her people in up country Arkansas in the later half of the 19th century
L'incoronazione di Poppea : dramma in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coronation of Poppea (L'Incoronazione di Poppea) tells the amoral story of the Roman Emperor Nero's love affair with the scheming and seductive Poppea, with evil triumphing over good, while the allegorical figures from the Prologue - Fortune, Virtue and Love look on
Die Ägyptische Helena by Richard Strauss( Recording )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deborah Voigt brings sumptuous vocalism and dramatic presence to the title role of Strauss and Hofmannsthal's re-imagination of the Helen myth. Set in the aftermath of the Trojan War, the story is based on the premise that the Helen who came to Troy was a phantom, while the real, faithful one was spirited away. After the war, she is reunited with her husband, Menelas, sung by Torsten Kerl. Diana Damrau is Aithra, the sorceress who helps Helen regain Menelas's love, and Wolfgang Brendel sings Altair, a desert chieftain who falls in love with Helen. Fabio Luisi conducts the ravishing score
Cesare e Cleopatra by Karl Heinrich Graun( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beethoven Symphony no. 9( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the inaugural concert of the 1996-97 season, Maestro Vonk leads the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
Treemonisha by Scott Joplin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treemonisha, the only surviving opera written Scott Joplin, combines European opera, African dance and American popular music forms in a vivid depiction of late 19th century black rural social life.--Container
L'incoronazione di Poppea : dramma in musica( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'incoronazione di Poppea was Monteverdi's last opera, writtenwhen he was 75, and first performed in Venice in 1642. The opera tells the amoral story of the Roman Emperor Nero's love affair with the scheming and seductive Poppea, with evil triumphing over good, while the allegorical figures from the Prologue - Fortune, Virtue and Love look on
Buchuland : an opera in three acts by Roelof Temmingh( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in Multiple languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CARVALHO, J : Testoride argonauta [Opera] (Clemencic)( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitridate re di Ponto : opera seria in 3 atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treemonisha : opera in three acts by Scott Joplin( Recording )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treemonisha : original cast recording by Scott Joplin( Recording )

in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treemonisha takes place in September 1884 on a plantation between Texarkana and the Red River in Arkansas. Treemonisha is a young, educated black woman who refuses to accept the superstitions of the community. When the local conjurers try to sell Treemonisha's adoptive mother a "bag of luck," she denounces them as quacks, who retaliate by kidnapping her, and attempt to throw her into a wasp nest. Her beau, Remus, rescues her at the last moment and they return to the community. Accepted by her peers, she leads a campaign to educate the people around her
Treemonisha : opera in 3 acts by Scott Joplin( Visual )

2 editions published in 1976 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treemonisha : remastered by Scott Joplin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ryam, Curtis 1951-

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