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NAXOS DISCOGRAPHY
CHURCH MUSIC
VINCENZO BELLINI
GIOACCHINO ROSSINI
MEFISTOFELE
GIANNI SCHICCHI
SEVERAL OPERAS
DER ROSENKAVALIER
FALSTAFF
MACBETH
LISZT
BAYREUTH
TONE POEMS
GERMAN COMPOSER
PUCCINI
AMILCARE PONCHIELLI
CHAMBER WORKS
STRING QUARTETS
FOUR OPERAS
THREE SYMPHONIES
OPERA COMPOSERS
PAISIELLO
ALMIRA
RAMEAU
LULLY
NIBELUNG
DAS RHEINGOLD
RIENZI
MEYERBEER
DELIBES
OPERETTAS
NAPLES
SCARLATTI
VOCAL WORKS
MASCAGNI
LIBRETTI
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
PIANO PIECES
OVERTURES
IL TROVATORE
VERDI OPERAS
CHORAL WORKS
SACRED MUSIC
ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI
HANDEL
LIBRETTO
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Definitions

  1. Operas were also performed on (and written for) radio and television.
  2. Operas were " through-composed ", with a continuous stream of music which in some cases eliminated all identifiable set-pieces.
  3. Operas are usually performed in opera houses.
  4. Operas are meant to be heard primarily in theatres, especially Scalla, with live big performances. (Web site)
  5. Operas are often big: big spectacle, big voices, big sets, big emotion, all of which are compelling, onstage.

Naxos Discography

  1. Claude Debussy (1862-1918) - Brief biographical sketch, comments on operas, orchestral, chamber, vocal, and piano music, caricature, and Naxos discography. (Web site)

Church Music

  1. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) - Brief biographical sketch, caricature, comments on operas and church music, and Naxos discography. (Web site)
  2. Vogler composed operas, organ music, masses and other church music, and some instrumental music. (Web site)
  3. He went to Italy in 1754, became a Roman Catholic, and composed church music and operas. (Web site)

Vincenzo Bellini

  1. Giuseppe Verdi, Vincenzo Bellini, Hector Berlioz and Charles Gounod all wrote operas based on works by the great English playwright. (Web site)
  2. Among the works he commissioned were operas by Gaetano Donizetti, Vincenzo Bellini, and Carl Maria von Weber. (Web site)

Gioacchino Rossini

  1. Several operas by Gaspare Spontini, Luigi Cherubini, and Gioacchino Rossini can be regarded as precursors to French grand opera.

Mefistofele

  1. Goethe's Faust was the source material for at least two successful operas: Faust by Charles Gounod and Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito.

Gianni Schicchi

  1. The first of the operas that make up Il trittico - along with Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica 1918 Suor Angelica (Giacomo Puccini). (Web site)
  2. Operas such as Don Pasquale, Gianni Schicchi, La Cenerentola, and Turandot all employ characters and situations derived from the commedia.
  3. Puccini had already begun composing Il tabarro, the first of three one-act operas that also include Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi.

Several Operas

  1. In Rome, Scarlatti composed several operas for Queen Casimira's private theatre. (Web site)
  2. Scarlatti also composed several operas, religious music, and instrumental works.
  3. In the following years, Vivaldi wrote several operas that were performed all over Italy.

Der Rosenkavalier

  1. Some of his most famous operas include Der Rosenkavalier, Salome, and Elektra.
  2. He composed several operas that remain extremely popular today, including Salome, Elektra, and Der Rosenkavalier. (Web site)

Falstaff

  1. Embarking on a 20-year collaboration, Verdi and Boito produced a successful revision of Simon Boccanegra, and two new operas, Otello and Falstaff. (Web site)
  2. With Otello and Falstaff, Giuseppe Verdi managed to forge a new operatic style that he had only hinted at in previous operas. (Web site)
  3. After Don Carlo and Aida he intended to write no more operas, and thoughts of latecomers like Otello or Falstaff were still in the remote future.

Macbeth

  1. A fan of William Shakespeare, Verdi wrote operas based on three of his plays: Macbeth, Othello and Falstaff. (Web site)
  2. Some of these (such as Aida, La traivata, Macbeth, Attila and the Force of Destiny) are well known and well loved operas of the 19th century.
  3. She was scheduled to perform in Verdi's La Traviata and in Macbeth, two very different operas which almost require totally different singers. (Web site)

Liszt

  1. During the Weimar years, Liszt wrote a series of essays about operas, leading from Gluck to Wagner. (Web site)
  2. Danish-born Belgian composer Eduard Lassen (1830-1904) succeeded Liszt at Weimar and wrote operas, songs, and incidental pieces.
  3. Liszt knew many of the operas of Verdi intimately having conducted several of them in his role as Kapellmeister in Weimar. (Web site)

Bayreuth

  1. His conducting career developed; he directed many major operas, including Wagner at Bayreuth, and returned to Munich in 1896 as chief conductor at the opera. (Web site)
  2. Chausson enjoyed travel and in 1882 and 1883, he made the pilgrimage to Bayreuth to attends the operas of Richard Wagner.
  3. To give the first performance of these four operas in sequence (in 1876), Wagner had a theatre built specially for this purpose at Bayreuth. (Web site)

Tone Poems

  1. Richard Strauss (1864-1949) was the German post-romantic composer of songs, operas, and tone poems.
  2. He is known particularly for his operas, Lieder, and tone poems.

German Composer

  1. Salieri saw himself as a German composer, which some of his German letters, operas, cantatas, and songs seem to prove.
  2. It also seems odd that this German composer, who spent most of his professional life in England, wrote Italian operas.
  3. German composer known especially for his romantic operas, often based on Germanic legends. (Web site)

Puccini

  1. Puccini was famous for the lyrics and instrumentation that were part of his operas including La Boheme, Tosca and Madame Butterfly.
  2. The orchestra does not play as important a role as for example is found in the operas of Verdi and Puccini.
  3. Verdi and Puccini have delighted the world with operas that continue to attract audiences everywhere.

Amilcare Ponchielli

  1. Amilcare Ponchielli (1834 – 1886) was an Italian composer, largely of operas.
  2. The composers most often mentioned are Antônio Carlos Gomes (5 operas), Filippo Marchetti (4 operas), and Amilcare Ponchielli (also 4 operas).

Chamber Works

  1. Antheil wrote over 300 musical works in all major genres, including symphonies, chamber works, film music, and operas. (Web site)
  2. He wrote hundreds of concertos, chamber works and operas in the Baroque style. (Web site)
  3. He composed many operas and oratorios, other sacred and secular vocal music, and chamber works. (Web site)

String Quartets

  1. He wrote operas, concertos and a large quantity of film music, but his greatest works are probably his symphonies and string quartets. (Web site)
  2. He also wrote masses, 9 symphonies, of which the last two are universal brilliancies, sonatas, ballets, string quartets, and operas.
  3. He wrote no symphonies, no operas, no string quartets, and only one trio (piano, violin, and cello). (Web site)

Four Operas

  1. His more than 130 compositions include four operas, as well as orchestral, choral, and chamber works, solo pieces, and songs. (Web site)
  2. In 1725, Vivaldi returned to Venice, where he produced four operas in the same year. (Web site)
  3. In 1725, he returned to Venice, where he produced four operas in the same year. (Web site)

Three Symphonies

  1. Dubois wrote a variety of music, including operas, oratorios and three symphonies.
  2. All told, he wrote three symphonies, two operas, five musicals, and numerous other pieces.
  3. In addition to a large body of piano works and chamber music he wrote three symphonies, four piano concertos as well as grand and comic operas. (Web site)

Opera Composers

  1. U.S. Opera Composers Our native composers, with personal information, lists of operas, discographies, and a timeline of American opera.

Paisiello

  1. Operas. Paisiello 's chief fame was as a composer of operas, of which he wrote some eighty.
  2. Rossini, however, praised Paisiello 's operas by stating that "the genius of the simple genre and naïve gracefulness.
  3. Today, Paisiello is a minor figure, although his operas, instrumental works, and choral music still get an airing from time to time. (Web site)

Almira

  1. His first two operas, Almira and Nero, were produced in 1705.[ 9]:[19] He produced two other operas, Daphne and Florindo, in 1708. (Web site)

Rameau

  1. Rameau was a first-rate composer as well as theorist, composing mainly operas but also sacred, harpsichord, and chamber works. (Web site)
  2. Rameau had used accompanied recitative and the overture in his later operas reflected the action to come. (Web site)
  3. Gluck, Piccini, and Rameau wrote serious operas, while Piccini, Sacchini, Anfossi, and Paisiello composed comic operas. (Web site)

Lully

  1. Unlike Lully, who collaborated with Philippe Quinault on almost all his operas, Rameau rarely worked with the same librettist twice. (Web site)
  2. In form and structure it owes a lot to the operas of Lully and Rameau, which were still current at the Opéra at this period.
  3. Having found a congenial poet and librettist in Philippe Quinault, Lully composed many operas and other works, which were received enthusiastically. (Web site)

Nibelung

  1. Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) is a cycle of four operas by Richard Wagner.
  2. Wagner (and Weber) based his operas off German history and folklore, most importantly including the Ring of the Nibelung (1874).
  3. The Ring of the Nibelung is a cycle of four operas by the German composer Richard Wagner.

Das Rheingold

  1. He completed the cycle by writing Die Walküre and Das Rheingold and revising the later operas to agree with his new concept. (Web site)
  2. Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung is a cycle of four operas: Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried, and Götterdämmerung.
  3. Although Das Rheingold comes first in the sequence of Ring operas, it was the last to be conceived. (Web site)

Rienzi

  1. Meanwhile, his wife Minna, who had disliked the operas he had written after Rienzi, was falling into a deepening depression. (Web site)

Meyerbeer

  1. I suggest you buy it if you like liszt's music or operas by Mozart, Bellini, Meyerbeer, or the William tell overture. (Web site)
  2. Enriched timbre and color marked the early orchestration of Hector Berlioz in France, and the grand operas of Meyerbeer.

Delibes

  1. Besides the operas mentioned above, Delibes wrote Jean de Nivelle in 1880, and Kassya, which was finished by Massenet after the composer's death.
  2. Delibes also composed various operas, including Lakm (1883), which contains the famous Flower Duet. (Web site)

Operettas

  1. See List of compositions by Léo Delibes and List of operas and operettas by Delibes. (Web site)
  2. Operas and operettas are usually referred to by the name of the composer alone, the librettist being relegated to limbo.
  3. Most operettas can be described as light operas with acting, whereas most musicals are closer to being plays with singing. (Web site)

Naples

  1. All his operas were premiered in Naples apart from L'Olimpiade which was first given in Rome. (Web site)
  2. In 1684 he went to Naples as master of the royal chapel and there composed operas for the royal palace and chamber music for the aristocracy. (Web site)
  3. The 2004-2005 program at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples is typical of modern Italy: of the eight operas represented, the most recent was Puccini. (Web site)

Scarlatti

  1. Type of Compositions: Scarlatti composed over 500 sonatas for the harpsichord, he also composed innovative keyboard music, operas and church music. (Web site)
  2. For the next two decades over half the new operas given at Naples were by Scarlatti. (Web site)
  3. The royal couple and Farinelli tried to bring opera to Madrid, but Scarlatti did not compose any operas for them. (Web site)

Vocal Works

  1. Since that time Henze has continued his amazingly prolific writing, producing three more symphonies and many more operas and vocal works.
  2. Many of these vocal works (and all three of his operas) were settings of Cornelius's own texts. (Web site)

Mascagni

  1. Mascagni wrote a total of fifteen operas, plus an operetta, several beautiful orchestral and vocal works, as well as songs and piano music.
  2. Bergonzi has left a legacy of many recordings of individual arias and complete operas, including works by Verdi, Puccini, Mascagni and Leoncavallo. (Web site)
  3. During his long career, Mascagni contemplated writing many operas. (Web site)

Libretti

  1. Arrigo Boito, who wrote libretti for, among others, Giuseppe Verdi and Amilcare Ponchielli, also composed two operas of his own. (Web site)
  2. Strauss wrote the music and Hofmannsthal the libretti for five more operas over the next 20 years. (Web site)
  3. As well as writing the libretti for his own operas, Boito wrote them for other composers.

George Frideric Handel

  1. But vocal and choral music also reigned during this age, and I believe peaked, in the operas and oratorios of George Frideric Handel. (Web site)
  2. George Frideric Handel (1685-1789) was the German-born baroque composer renowned for his operas, oratorios, harpsichord suites, and other instrumental works.
  3. Biography: George Frideric Handel was a German-born Baroque composer who is famous for his operas, oratorios and concerti grossi.

Piano Pieces

  1. From 1900 to 1909, Zemlinsky composes songs, ballads, piano pieces, ballets, operas, and string quartet and quintet.
  2. He wrote operas, symphonic poems, piano pieces, and dances.
  3. Gifted precociously, he composed four operas, two sonatas, one symphony and collection of piano pieces by the time he was twelve. (Web site)

Overtures

  1. Few of his operas are without such admixtures, frankly introduced in the form of arias or overtures.
  2. This new style, though, was no less bubbling and energetic -- see the overtures (instrumental preludes) which Mozart (1756-91) wrote for his operas. (Web site)
  3. The instrumental pieces especially are used again and again as overtures to operas and oratorios and anthems. (Web site)

Il Trovatore

  1. He is famed for his operas, and achieved great success with Rigoletto in 1851, Il Trovatore in 1853, and La Traviata in 1855.
  2. In the early 1850s, Verdi produced his three most popular operas: Rigoletto, Il trovatore and La traviata.
  3. From Macbeth to La traviata, 10 operas including his biggest hits Rigoletto, Il trovatore and La traviata.

Verdi Operas

  1. The role of Aida is one of the most gratifying found in any of the Verdi operas.
  2. Includes a list of Verdi operas and related festivals.
  3. If you like Verdi operas (as "Il Trovatore", one of Gomes favourites), you'll like Gomes. (Web site)

Choral Works

  1. Before then, he had supplemented his salaries by composing such items as a books of masses for St Mark's, motets, choral works, oratorios and operas. (Web site)
  2. His compositions include songs, concertos, choral works, orchestral music, and numerous operas.
  3. Despite having written chamber music, operas, and choral works, his best writing was done for his own instrument: the piano. (Web site)

Sacred Music

  1. George Frideric Handel, a more worldly fellow, a composer of operas, wrote sacred music to entertain.
  2. Brief biography of Charles Gounod, his life, career, operas and sacred music.
  3. During his service in Vienna he was active as a composer of sacred music, operas, sepolcri and secular chamber music.

Alessandro Scarlatti

  1. Alessandro Scarlatti (May 2, 1660 - October 24, 1725) was an Italian Baroque composer especially famous for his operas and chamber cantatas.
  2. Influence: His father, Alessandro Scarlatti, was likewise a composer notable for his operas and was one of Domenico's strongest influence. (Web site)

Handel

  1. Though the trio sonatas contain music from other works (the Canons anthems, operas from 1734-1735 and Athalia), Handel also wrote new music for these works. (Web site)
  2. Opera, invented in the late Renaissance, became an important musical form during the Baroque, with the operas of Alessandro Scarlatti, Handel, and others. (Web site)
  3. Handel composed sonatas, concertos, operas, and modern oratorios. (Web site)

Libretto

  1. Among the writers who worked on its libretto were Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, who provided the librettos for Puccini's next three operas. (Web site)
  2. Gluck used a libretto originally set by Lully for this French work, his favourite among his own operas. (Web site)
  3. A libretto is a portion of a song used in operas.

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