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Edgar (opera)

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Edgar is an operatic dramma lirico in three acts (originally four acts) by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Ferdinando Fontana, freely based on the play in verse La Coupe et les lèvres by Alfred de Musset. [1]

44 relations: Alfred de Musset, Amanda Holden, Antonio Magini-Coletti, Arturo Toscanini, Baritone, Bass (voice type), Carlo Bergonzi, Carmen, Carnegie Hall, Casa Ricordi, CBS, Critical edition (opera), Deutsche Grammophon, Eve Queler, Ferdinando Fontana, Flanders, Franco Faccio, Georges Bizet, Giacomo Puccini, Gwendolyn Killebrew, José Cura, Joseph Vandernoot, Juan Pons, La Scala, Le Villi, Libretto, MacDowell Club, Mezzo-soprano, Musicology, Opera, Opera Orchestra of New York, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Play (theatre), Plácido Domingo, Renata Scotto, Romilda Pantaleoni, Sony Classical Records, Soprano, Tannhäuser (opera), Teatro Regio (Turin), Tenor, Three-act structure, Tosca, Voice type.

Alfred de Musset

Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay (11 December 1810 – 2 May 1857) was a French dramatist, poet, and novelist.

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Amanda Holden

Amanda Holden is an English television presenter, actress and singer who has appeared as a judge on ITV's Britain's Got Talent since the show began in 2007.

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Antonio Magini-Coletti

Antonio Magini-Coletti (17 February 1855 – 21 July 1912) was a leading Italian baritone who had a prolific career in Europe and the United States during the late 19th century and the early part of the 20th century.

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Arturo Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini (March 25, 1867 – January 16, 1957) was an Italian conductor.

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Baritone

A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types.

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Bass (voice type)

A bass is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types.

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Carlo Bergonzi

Carlo Bergonzi (13 July 1924 – 25 July 2014) was an Italian operatic tenor.

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Carmen

Carmen is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet.

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Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall (but more commonly) is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States, located at 881 Seventh Avenue, occupying the east side of Seventh Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street, two blocks south of Central Park.

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Casa Ricordi

Casa Ricordi is a publisher of primarily classical music and opera.

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CBS

CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.

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Critical edition (opera)

A critical edition of an opera has been defined by American musicologist Philip Gossett as "an edition that bases itself wherever possible on the very finest and most accurate sources for an opera.

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Deutsche Grammophon

Deutsche Grammophon is a German classical music record label that was the precursor of corporation called PolyGram.

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Eve Queler

Eve Queler (born January 11, 1931) is an American conductor and the emerita Artistic Director of the Opera Orchestra of New York (OONY).

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Ferdinando Fontana

Ferdinando Fontana (30 January 1850 – 10 May 1919) was an Italian journalist, dramatist, and poet.

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Flanders

Flanders (Vlaanderen, Flandre, Flandern) is the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium, although there are several overlapping definitions, including ones related to culture, language, politics and history.

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Franco Faccio

Francesco (Franco) Antonio Faccio (8 March 1840 in Verona21 July 1891 in Monza) was an Italian composer and conductor.

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Georges Bizet

Georges Bizet (25 October 18383 June 1875), registered at birth as Alexandre César Léopold Bizet, was a French composer of the romantic era.

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Giacomo Puccini

Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 29 November 1924) was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi".

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Gwendolyn Killebrew

Gwendolyn Killebrew (born August 26, 1939) is an American operatic contralto who has worked in Germany and internationally, including the Metropolitan Opera and the Bayreuth Festival.

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José Cura

José Cura (born December 5, 1962 in Rosario, Argentina) is an Argentine operatic tenor, conductor, director, scenographer and photographer known for intense and original interpretations of opera characters, notably Otello in Verdi’s Otello, Samson in Saint-Saëns’ Samson et Dalila, Canio in Ruggero Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, Stiffelio in Giuseppe Verdi's Stiffelio and many others.

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Joseph Vandernoot

Joseph Vandernoot (18 October 1914 – 7 June 1999) was a conductor who worked with many orchestras and opera companies, and was one of the earliest conductors of opera at the Holland Park open-air theatre in London.

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Juan Pons

Joan Pons Álvarez (Ciutadella, Spain, 8 August 1946), is a Spanish operatic baritone, known internationally as Juan Pons.

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La Scala

La Scala (abbreviation in Italian language for the official name Teatro alla Scala) is an opera house in Milan, Italy.

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Le Villi

Le Villi (The Willis or The Fairies) is an opera-ballet in two acts (originally one) composed by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Ferdinando Fontana, based on the short story Les Willis by Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr.

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Libretto

A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.

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MacDowell Club

The MacDowell Clubs in the United States were established at the turn of the twentieth century to honor internationally recognized American composer Edward MacDowell.

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Mezzo-soprano

A mezzo-soprano or mezzo (meaning "half soprano") is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the soprano and the contralto voice types.

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Musicology

Musicology is the scholarly analysis and research-based study of music.

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Opera

Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.

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Opera Orchestra of New York

The Opera Orchestra of New York (also known as OONY) specializes in the performance of opera in concert form.

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Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

The Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia) is an Italian symphony orchestra based in Rome.

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Play (theatre)

A play is a form of literature written by a playwright, usually consisting of dialogue between characters, intended for theatrical performance rather than just reading.

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Plácido Domingo

José Plácido Domingo Embil, (born 21 January 1941), known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.

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Renata Scotto

Renata Scotto (born 24 February 1934) is an Italian soprano and opera director.

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Romilda Pantaleoni

Romilda Pantaleoni (1847 – 20 May 1917) was an Italian soprano who had a prolific opera career in Italy during the 1870s and 1880s.

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Sony Classical Records

Sony Classical Records (also known simply as Sony Classical) is an American record label founded in 1927 as Columbia Masterworks Records, a subsidiary of Columbia Records.

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Soprano

A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.

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Tannhäuser (opera)

Tannhäuser (full title Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg, "Tannhäuser and the Minnesingers' Contest at Wartburg") is an 1845 opera in three acts, music and text by Richard Wagner, based on two German legends; Tannhäuser, the legendary medieval German Minnesänger and poet, and the tale of the Wartburg Song Contest.

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Teatro Regio (Turin)

The Teatro Regio (Royal Theatre) is a prominent opera house and opera company in Turin, Piedmont, Italy.

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Tenor

Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice, whose vocal range is normally the highest male voice type, which lies between the baritone and countertenor voice types.

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Three-act structure

The three-act structure is a model used in narrative fiction that divides a story into three parts (acts), often called the Setup, the Confrontation and the Resolution.

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Tosca

Tosca is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.

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Voice type

A voice type classifies a singing voice by vocal range, vocal weight, tessitura, vocal timbre, vocal transition points (passaggia) like breaks and lifts, and vocal register.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_(opera)

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