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Large, Brian

Overview
Works: 1,327 works in 4,070 publications in 5 languages and 42,741 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Musical settings  History  Interviews  Music videos  Operas  Parodies, imitations, etc  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Creator, dir, Videographer, Contributor, Editor, tld, Commentator, Interviewee, Composer, Librettist
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Publications about Brian Large
Publications by Brian Large
Most widely held works by Brian Large
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
70 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
Set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs, a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
Smetana by Brian Large( Book )
13 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
37 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
Performance of the opera by Verdi, based on Shakespeare's classic tragedy of jealousy, deceit, conspiracy, & murder. Othello's great love for Desdemona proves to be too much to bear
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( visu )
72 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Story of the Swan Knight, who comes to rescue the falsely accused Elsa, stays to marry her, and then must leave her when she disobeys his warning not to question his name or lineage
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
56 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 830 libraries worldwide
San Francisco Opera's production of Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
44 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 755 libraries worldwide
Leonora loves a knight who serenades her as a troubadoor. The knight is in an army fighting a civil war agaist the Count, who also loves Leonora. The knight thinks he's the son of the gypsy woman who raised him & whose mother was killed by the Count, but he's actually the Count's brother. When the rivalry between the two men becomes violent, tragedy occurs
Elektra by Richard Strauss( visu )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 739 libraries worldwide
The story of the violent revenge of Elektra, mourning the murder of her father by his wife and her lover
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
47 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 715 libraries worldwide
Presents Puccini's opera performed by the Chorus and orchestra of the Arena di Verona conducted by Maurizio Arena and starring Ghena Dimitrova, Nicola Martinucci, Cecilia Gasdia, Ivo Vinco
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( visu )
39 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 669 libraries worldwide
This second segment of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, First day : the Valkyries, focuses on the lives of Siegmund and Sieglinde, children of Wotan and Erde
Wozzeck opera in three acts and fifteen scenes by Alban Berg( visu )
29 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 657 libraries worldwide
The story encompasses the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expressionist movement. Wozzeck is an impoverished soldier driven insane by his manipulative superiors and his mistress' infidelity. In a jealous rage, he stabs her, then drowns when he tries to wash the blood from his hands
Martinů by Brian Large( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( visu )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 588 libraries worldwide
A young man is enlisted to rescue the Queen of the Night's daughter from a sorcerer
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( visu )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in German and English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Octavian loves the much older and married Marschallin. When the Marschallin's cousin, Baron Ochs, needs a go-between to send a gift to his young fiancee, he asks Octavian and the results prove to be life changing for all
Carmen by Georges Bizet( visu )
32 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Presents Bizet's opera, the tragic tale of a Spanish officer who throws his life away for the love of a gypsy temptress
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
43 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Luciano Pavarotti in his first Met Ballo heads an illustrious cast in the revolutionary production of Verdi's opera. His portrayal of the ill-fated Riccardo is 'peerless Pavarotti.' Also stars Aprile Millo
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( visu )
36 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 545 libraries worldwide
In this final opera of the Ring cycle, Siegfried leaves Brünnhilde and sets off down the Rhine, where he meets Günther, king of the Gibichung, his sister Gutrune, and their half-brother Hagen, son of Alberich. Conspiring together, the siblings induce Siegfried to drink a magic potion to forget Brünnhilde, then retrieve her that she may marry Günther. This deed accomplished, Hagen then murders Siegfried during a hunt. When Brünnhilde sacrifices herself upon Siegfried's pyre, Hagen attempts to steal the magic ring, but is thwarted as the waters of the Rhine rise, washing over everything, and the Rhine maidens retrieve their treasure, as Valhalla appears in flames above
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
26 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Performance of the opera in three acts by Verdi featuring Shakespeare's comic character Falstaff
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( visu )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Cycle of four operas of Wagner's poems that are based on Scandinavian, Icelandic and Germanic sagas. The entire cycle was first performed in Bayreuth in 1876
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( visu )
39 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 507 libraries worldwide
The third opera in the "Ring cycle." Siegfried follows the adventures of the son of demigods Siegmund and Sieglinde as he conquers his enemies and rescues the beauteous Brunnhilde with the help of his magic sword
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
40 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 501 libraries worldwide
This production by Roberto De Simone of Verdi's Nabucco opened the 1986 season at La Scala, Milan. Recorded live at the opening night
 
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German (303)
English (52)
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