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Di Stefano, Giuseppe 1921-2008

Overview
Works: 1,553 works in 4,107 publications in 8 languages and 36,273 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Drama  History  Interviews  Motion picture music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Art music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Editor, Vocalist, Other, ten, Interviewee, Musician, t=t, per, Dancer, Actor, Conductor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Giuseppe Di Stefano
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

258 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa e Luigi Illica
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( )

205 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia Di Lammermoor Maria Callas, soprano Guiseppe di Stefano, tenor Tito Gobbi, baritone Orchestra and Chorus of the Florence May Festival Tullio Serafin, conductor
I puritani by Vincenzo Bellini( )

102 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bellini's last opera, set during the time of the English Civil War, is a glorious treasure of melody. Ruth Ann Swenson is Elvira, the lovely Puritan heroine who goes mad when she thinks she has been jilted by her lover, Arturo (Stuart Neill). But he has only been doing his duty as a Cavalier in saving his queen, the widow of King Charles I, from the death sentence imposed by the Puritans. His good deed, and his love for Elvira, condemn him to be executed--a fate from which he is spared by a general amnesty. The shock of joy restores Elvira's sanity and it all ends happily. Thomas Hampson is Riccardo, Arturo's political enemy and rival for Elvira's affection
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( )

65 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( )

98 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member 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
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

113 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( )

95 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance features the legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson in her history-making Met debut role of Ulrica, the fortune-teller. At first her predictions are all good news. But who would believe the best friend of the king would actually murder him? Absurd. That's what the king (Jan Peerce) thinks. But he loves Amelia (Zinka Milanov), the wife of his friend Renato (Robert Merrill). And when Renato discovers them together, he joins the plot against the king. This is Verdian passion at its best
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

112 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded from the broadcast performance of 1st January 1949
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( )

73 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story might be classic and eternal, but it's always fresh--especially with a cast like this one. As Mimì and Rodolfo, Licia Albanese and Giuseppe Di Stefano will make you feel like you're falling in love for the very first time. The headiness of the first meeting, the almost unbearable pain of parting, the poignancy of reconciliation--it's all conveyed with a vividness that will thrill and then break your heart. Hilde Gueden sparkles as the tempestuous Musetta, who sets her cap for Frank Guarrera (Marcello). The great Cesare Siepi is Colline
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

62 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

53 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance showcases Luciano Pavarotti at his magnificent best. The role of good hearted Nemorino might have been written just for him. Hopelessly in love with wealthy Adina (Kathleen Battle), Nemorino watches, helpless, as flashy Sergeant Belcore (Gino Quilico) seems to win her heart. Enter Dr. Dulcamara (Paul Plishka). He's a quack, but Nemorino believes that the love potion Dulcamara is peddling will help him win Adina's love. It's only a bottle of plain old Bordeaux, but never underestimate the power of true love -- or of Luciano Pavarotti's seductive tenor
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

36 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi painted an immense canvas with this dark but tuneful opera. The legendary Leontyne Price is seen in one of her greatest roles, Leonora. Price's soaring voice encompasses every nuance of Leonora's emotion as she moves from joy through resignation to ultimate heartbreak. James Levine's brilliant leading of the Met orchestra and chorus is a lesson in Verdi style. Giuseppe Giacomini is Alvaro, the man Leonora loves, and Leo Nucci is Don Carlo, the dark instrument of their Fate
Giuseppe Di Stefano by Giuseppe Di Stefano( )

52 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great tenors of the century( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sutherland, Pavarotti, Caballe, Ghiaurov, Krause with Peter Pears London Philharmonic Orchestra - Mehta, conductor
Verdi : Rigoletto : (highlights) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

4 editions published in 1998 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digital Audio Download Includes: 01 Prelude / Rigoletto 02 Questa o quella / Rigoletto 03 Pari siamo! / Rigoletto 04 Figlia! ... Mio padre! / Rigoletto 05 E il sol dell' anima / Rigoletto 06 Gualtier Malde ... Caro nome / Rigoletto 07 Zitti, zitti / Rigoletto 08 Ella mi fu rapita! ... Parmi veder le lagrime / Rigoletto 09 Povero Rigoletto / Rigoletto 10 Cortigiani, vil razza dannata / Rigoletto 11 Parla ... siam soli ... Tutte le feste al tempio / Rigoletto 12 La donna e mobile ... Un di, se ben rammentomi / Rigoletto 13 Bella figlia dell'amore / Rigoletto 14 Chi e mai / Rigoletto
Tosca : (highlights) by Giacomo Puccini( )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Italian and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca(excerpts): Dammi i colori ... Recondita armoni;Mario!Mario!Mario! ... Perce chiuso;Tre sbirri ... Una carrozza;Floria!Amore ... La povera mia cena fu interrotta ... Gia, mi dicon venal;Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore ... Sei troppo bella ... Tosca, finalmente mia!;E lucevan le stella ... O dolci mani ... Amaro sol er te Maria Callas, soprano Chorus of the Theatre National de l'Opera Jean Laforge, chorus master Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire Georges Pretre, conductor
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( )

41 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Operatic scenes by Maria Callas( )

4 editions published in 1988 in Italian and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traviata : highlights by Giuseppe Verdi( )

2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prelude -- Libiamo ne' lieti calici (Brindisi) -- Un di felice -- È strano!-- Ah, fors' è lui-- Sempre libera -- Lunge da lei-- De' miei bollenti spiriti -- Pura siccome un angelo -- Ah! dite alla giovine -- Di provenza il mar -- Ogni sup aver tal femmina -- Teneste la promessa--' Addio del passato -- Parigi, o cara -- Ah, Violetta!-Voi? Signor
 
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Di Stefano

Di Stefano, G. 1921-2008

Di Stefano, G. 1921-2008 (Giuseppe)

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