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Adriana Lecouvreur

Adriana Lecouvreur   Quick reference

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
1,485 words
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Opera in four acts by Francesco Cilea to a libretto by Arturo Colautti after Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé's play

Albert Herring

Albert Herring   Quick reference

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
1,227 words
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Comic opera in three acts, op.39, by Benjamin Britten to a libretto by Eric Crozier, after Guy de Maupassant's

Alceste (ii)

Alceste (ii)   Quick reference

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
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5,755 words
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Italian version: Tragedia in three acts by Christoph Willibald Gluck to a libretto by Ranieri de' Calzabigi after Euripides; Vienna,

Allin, Norman

Allin, Norman (19 Nov 1884)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
255 words
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(b Ashton-under-Lyne, 19 Nov 1884; d Hereford, 27 Oct 1973).

English bass. He studied

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Amahl and the Night Visitors   Quick reference

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
852 words
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Opera for television in one act by Gian Carlo Menotti to his own libretto; NBC, New York, 24 December 1951

Ariadne auf Naxos

Ariadne auf Naxos   Quick reference

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
2,557 words
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Oper by Richard Strauss to a libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, existing in two versions: ‘Ariadne I’, in one

Ariane et Barbe‐bleue

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The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
1,114 words
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Tale in three acts by Paul Dukas to a libretto by Maurice Maeterlinck after Charles Perrault; Paris, Opéra‐Comique (Salle

Armide (i)

Armide (i)   Quick reference

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
1,371 words
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Tragédie en musique in a prologue and five acts by Jean‐Baptiste Lully to a libretto by Philippe Quinault after Torquato

Armide (ii)

Armide (ii)   Quick reference

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
1,899 words
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Drame héroïque in five acts by Christoph Willibald Gluck to a libretto by Philippe Quinault after Torquato Tasso's epic poem

Atys

Atys   Quick reference

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
1,237 words
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Tragédie en musique in a prologue and five acts by Jean‐Baptiste Lully to a libretto by Philippe Quinault after Ovid's

Baker, Dame Janet

Baker, Dame Janet (21 Aug 1933)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
580 words
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(b Hatfield, Yorks., 21 Aug 1933).

English mez- zo-soprano. She studied in London with Helene Isepp

Ballo in maschera, Un

Ballo in maschera, Un   Quick reference

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
2,703 words
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Melodramma in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by Antonio Somma after Eugène Scribe's libretto Gustave III, ou

Bartered Bride, The

Bartered Bride, The   Quick reference

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
2,556 words
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Comic opera in three acts by Bedřich Smetana to a libretto by Karel Sabina; Prague, Provisional Theatre, 30 May

Behrens, Hildegard

Behrens, Hildegard (9 Feb 1937)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
250 words
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(b Varel, nr Oldenburg, 9 Feb 1937).

German soprano. She studied in Freiburg, making her début

Benvenuto Cellini

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The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
1,327 words
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Opera semiseria in two acts by Hector Berlioz to a libretto by Léon de Wailly and Auguste Barbier, assisted

Berenstadt, Gaetano

Berenstadt, Gaetano (7 June 1687)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
1,073 words
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(b Florence, 7 June 1687; bur. Florence, 9 Dec 1734).

Italian alto castrato. His

Björling, Jussi

Björling, Jussi (5 Feb 1911)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
596 words
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(b Stora Tuna, 5 Feb 1911; d Stockholm, 9 Sept 1960).

Swedish tenor. He

Borg, Kim

Borg, Kim (7 Aug 1919)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
256 words
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(b Helsinki, 7 Aug 1919; d Copenhagen, 28 April 2000).

Finnish bass-baritone and composer.

Boris Godunov

Boris Godunov   Quick reference

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
4,666 words
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5

Opera in seven scenes, or a prologue and four acts, by Modest Petrovich Musorgsky to his own libretto, adapted from

Braham, John

Braham, John (20 March 1774)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
991 words
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1

(b London, 20 March 1774; d London, 17 Feb 1856).

English tenor and composer.

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