WorldCat Identities

Tajo, Italo

Works: 395 works in 857 publications in 7 languages and 6,870 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Televised operas  Nonfiction television programs  Arrangements (Music)  Television adaptations  Opera television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Other, Author, bas, Actor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Italo Tajo
Most widely held works by Italo Tajo
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

64 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member 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
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

36 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto Leonard Warren, baritone Erna Berger, soprano Jan Peerce, tenor Nan Merriman, mezzo-soprano Italo Tajo, bass Renato Cellini, conductor Robert Shaw Chorale Robert Shaw, conductor Libretto and story summary included
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

37 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at the Opera House, Rome, from 15th-24th July, 1946
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
La bohème( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four-act opera set in 19th-century Paris about a poor poet and his love for a beautiful girl who dies of tuberculosis
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
The essential José Carreras by José Carreras( )

3 editions published in 2008 in Italian and German and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beloved member of The Three Tenors, Spains Jos Carreras has become one of the most passionate, popular and affecting singers of his time. Though his worldwide celebrity was sealed by his first collaboration in The Three Tenors with Plcido Domingo and the late Luciano Pavarotti in 1990, Carreras had been one of operas finest tenors for almost twenty years, his sweet and lyrical voice commanding a wide range of roles from the ardent young romantic hero of Werther to the dangerous Don Jos of Carmen. He has also won new fans with his song recordings and his charming forays into the Broadway repertoire
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni. Guiseppe Taddei, baritone Maria Curtis Verna, Cesare Valletti, soprano Carla Cavazzi, tenor Antonio Zerbini, tenor Elda Ribetti, Italo Tajo, bass Vito Susca, Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of Torino della Radio Televisione Italiana. Max Rudolf, orchestra conductor. Ruggero Maghini, chorus conductor
Victor De Sabata : recordings on Deutsche Grammophon and Decca by Victor De Sabata( )

1 edition published in 2017 in Latin and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amore by Luciano Pavarotti( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in Italian and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

6 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in French and Italian and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore
Tosca : opera in three acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in Italian and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera in three acts about an escaped political prisoner, a prima donna, and the chief of the secret police
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco Opera's production of Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in Italian and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georg Solti, Don Giovanni, Glyndebourne, 1954 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

1 edition published in 2017 in Italian and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in Italian and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's collection of three one-act operas. Performed at the Met
Nessun dorma : Puccini's greatest arias by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2008 brought a celebration of Giacomo Puccini, born 150 years ago, and nobody is more identified with him than tenor Luciano Pavarotti as he pays respect by performing all Puccini's greatest tenor arias
My favorite love songs : the world's favorite tenor introduces you to the joy of opera : featuring the world's greatest opera stars by Luciano Pavarotti( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Italo Tajo

Italo Tajo artiste lyrique

Italo Tajo basso italiano

Italo Tajo Italiaans zanger (1915-1993)

Italo Tajo Italian opera singer

Taio, Italo 1915-1993

Tajo, I.

Tajo, I. 1915-1993

Tajo, I. (Italo)