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Domingo, Plácido 1941-

Works: 5,440 works in 11,744 publications in 11 languages and 109,914 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Parodies, imitations, etc  Musical settings  Music  Operas  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Singer, Conductor, Interviewee, Narrator, Commentator, Actor, Host, Other, Author of introduction, Instrumentalist, Dedicatee, Composer, Interviewer, Creator, Honoree, Teacher
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Publications about Plácido Domingo
Publications by Plácido Domingo
Most widely held works by Plácido Domingo
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
111 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,052 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
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Sound Recording )
175 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,721 libraries worldwide
Features highlights from Riccardo Muti's interpretation of Verdi's Aida, whose cast includes Montserrat Caballe and Placido Domingo
Requiem by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Sound Recording )
48 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Sound Recording )
109 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
Book (125 p. :
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Sound Recording )
74 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
A celebration of Christmas by José Carreras( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
I walked today where Jesus walked -- Panis angelicus -- O joyful children -- The Christmas song -- Ay! para navidad -- The holly and the ivy -- I'll be home for Christmas -- Agnus dei -- The Lord's prayer -- Winter wonderland -- Navidad medley (arranged by Lalo Schifrin) White Christmas ; What child is this? ; Pero mira como beben los peces en rio ; May each day ; C
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
55 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 967 libraries worldwide
The Chevalier des Grieux meets and seduces the young Manon when she is being escorted by her brother to a convent. Manon lives with des Grieux in Paris, but leaves him for a rich admirer. She is later arrested, charged with prostitution, and deported to Louisiana. Des Grieux accompanies her and during an escape attempt she dies in his arms
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Sound Recording )
66 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
71 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 948 libraries worldwide
Franco Zeffirelli both stage-directed and designed the sets for this 1985 Metropolitan Opera production of Puccini's romantic opera Tosca. The story revolves around the singer Floria Tosca (Hildegard Behrens), who is jealous of her lover, painter Mario Cavaradossi (Placido Domingo). The corrupt police chief Scarpia (Cornell MacNeil) is after the escaped political prisoner Cesare Angelotti (James Courtney), who is friends with Mario. The treacherous Scarpia arrests Mario, Angelotti kills himself, and Tosca gets homicidal. Several murders and betrayals later, the conclusion involves Mario and Tosca before a firing squad in the dramatic final act. Conducted by Guiseppe Sinopoli
La fanciulla del West opera in tre atti by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
58 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 843 libraries worldwide
The action of the opera is set at the height of the notorious California gold rush
Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( visu )
20 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 840 libraries worldwide
A naturalistic, theatrical and romantic adaptation of the opera about the fiery gypsy woman, Carmen, and the men who love her. Set against a backdrop of the violence of bullfighting and the beauty of Seville. (Circulates)
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Sound Recording )
77 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 836 libraries worldwide
This recording contains the complete operas sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the librettos with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composers, biographies of the principal singers and conductors
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in Italian and English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Plácido Domingo, the leading Otello of his generation, gives an intensely emotional performance as the great warrior destroyed by jealousy in this broadcast of Verdi's towering Shakespeare adaptation. Aprile Millo is his wife, Desdemona, the innocent woman at the center of the web of deceit spun by the villainous Iago--sung by James Morris, who celebrates 25 years at the Met with this performance. Music Director James Levine presides over the company's musical forces
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
32 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 791 libraries worldwide
Set in mythical Peking, Princess Turandot declares she will marry any man of royal blood who can solve three riddles she sets him. Failure to solve the riddles will result in execution. Prince Calaf, in spite of many entreaties not to do so, wishes to seek the hand of Turandot. Calaf solves the riddles, but gives Turandot another chance to be rid of him. Ultimately, Turandot discovers that love is the answer she needs
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Sound Recording )
34 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 749 libraries worldwide
The elderly scholar Faust is returned to his youth by the satanic Mefistofeles for the pursuit of beauty and knowledge. In the sordid aftermath of two failed love affairs, he reflects on the illusory nature of worldly beauty, and through a mystical union with the divinity, dies redeemed
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Sound Recording )
118 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Otello: Dramma lirico in quattro atti. Libretto: Arrigo Boito
Tosca opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 725 libraries worldwide
Puccini's opera
Carmen by Georges Bizet( visu )
67 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 721 libraries worldwide
In 19th century Seville, the lusty, tempestuous Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don Jose. Jose abandons his career, his fiancee and even his dying mother for the love of this sultry gypsy. But soon she spurns him for the love of a toreador, Escamillo. Crazed with jealousy, Jose begs Carmen to reutrn to him, but her taunting declaration of independence results in tragedy
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( visu )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 710 libraries worldwide
Gabriel von Eisenstein is about to begin a prison sentence for a small indiscretion. Alfred, an opera singer is serenading Eisenstein's wife, Rosalinde (Joan Sutherland) outside the Eisenstein house. Adele, the maid has just received a letter from her sister, Ida, inviting her to Price Orlofsky's ball. Dr. Falke, preparing a surprise at the ball, convinces Eisenstein to come with him that night and delay his departure for jail until morning. Everyone departs for the ball in disguise...not before Alfred is mistaken for Eisenstein and dragged off to prison! The comic confusion of infidelity and "mistaken" identity is topped off by Dr. Falke's surprise, a little comedy he arranged called "The Bat's Revenge"
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
34 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Verdi's opera set in ancient Egypt, and originally written to commemorate the opening of the Suez Canal, tells the story of the love between the Ethiopian slave girl, Aida, and the Egyptian soldier, Radames, and of the jealousy of Amneris, the daughter of the Egyptian king
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Domingo, ... 1941-
Domingo, Placido
Domingo, Placido., 1941-
Domingo, Plasido.
Domingo, Plasido, 1941-
Embil Domingo, Plácido José.
Embil, José Plácido Domingo, 1941-
Plàcido Domingo
Plácido Domingo & Friends
Three Tenors
ドミンゴ, プラシド
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