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In Christianity, an abbess (Latin abbatissa, feminine form of abbas, abbot) is the female superior of a community of nuns, which is often an abbey.
The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (National Academy of St Cecilia) is one of the oldest musical institutions in the world, founded by the papal bull Ratione congruit, issued by Sixtus V in 1585, which invoked two saints prominent in Western musical history: Gregory the Great, for whom the Gregorian chant is named, and Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music.
Amanda Juliet Holden (born 19 January 1948) is a British musician, librettist and translator.
Anne Collins (29 August 1943 – 15 July 2009) was an English contralto known as versatile operatic singer, praised for her "beautifully warm and wide-ranging timbre, and impeccable diction".
Ariola Records (also known as Ariola, Ariola-Eurodisc and BMG Ariola) is a German record label.
Barbara Frittoli (born 19 April 1967) is an Italian operatic soprano who has sung leading roles in opera houses throughout Europe and in the United States.
Bruno Bartoletti (Sesto Fiorentino, 10 June 1926 – Florence, 9 June 2013) was an Italian operatic conductor.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Cecil Arden (December 15, 1894 – September 4, 1989) was an American mezzo-soprano and contralto opera singer active over the early decades of the twentieth century.
Christa Ludwig (born 16 March 1928) is a retired German dramatic mezzo-soprano, distinguished for her performances of opera, Lieder, oratorio, and other major religious works like masses and passions, and solos contained in symphonic literature.
A contralto is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range is the lowest female voice type.
Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
Dunja Vejzović (born 20 October 1943, Zagreb, Kingdom of Yugoslavia) is an acclaimed operatic soprano from Croatia.
Elena Souliotis (spelled Suliotis in the early part of her career; Έλενα Σουλιώτη; 28 May 19434 December 2004) was a Greek operatic soprano.
Ermonela Jaho is an Albanian soprano.
Ewa Podleś (born April 26, 1952) is a Polish coloratura contralto singer who has had an active international career both on the opera stage and in recital.
Fedora Barbieri (4 June 1920 – 4 March 2003) was an Italian mezzo-soprano.
Fiorenza Cossotto (born April 22, 1935) is an Italian mezzo-soprano.
Flora Perini (20 November 1887 – September 1975) was an Italian operatic mezzo-soprano who had a prominent opera career in Europe, South America, and the United States during the first half of the twentieth century.
Alice Geraldine Farrar (February 28, 1882 – March 11, 1967) was an American soprano opera singer and film actress, noted for her beauty, acting ability, and "the intimate timbre of her voice." She had a large following among young women, who were nicknamed "Gerry-flappers".
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".
Gianandrea Gavazzeni (25 July 19095 February 1996) was an Italian pianist, conductor (especially of opera), composer and musicologist.
Gillian Knight (born 1 November 1934) is an English singer and actress, known for her performances in the contralto roles of the Savoy operas.
Giovacchino Forzano (19 November 1884 – 28 October 1970) was an Italian playwright, librettist, stage director, and film director.
Giulietta Simionato (12 May 1910 – 5 May 2010) was an Italian mezzo-soprano.
Giuseppe Patanè (1 January 1932 – 29 May 1989) was an Italian opera conductor.
Il trittico (The Triptych) is the title of a collection of three one-act operas, Il tabarro, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi, by Giacomo Puccini.
Ileana Cotrubaș (born June 9, 1939) is a Romanian opera soprano whose career spanned from the 1960s to the 1980s.
Isobel Buchanan (born 15 March 1954) is a Scottish operatic soprano.
Dame Joan Alston Sutherland, OM, AC, DBE (7 November 192610 October 2010) was an Australian dramatic coloratura soprano noted for her contribution to the renaissance of the bel canto repertoire from the late 1950s through to the 1980s.
John Hamilton Warrack (born 1928, in London) is an English music critic, writer on music, and oboist.
Katia Ricciarelli (born 16 January, 1946) is an Italian soprano.
Lamberto Gardelli (8 November 191517 July 1998) was a Swedish conductor of Italian birth,Lamberto Gardelli.
Lenora Beatrice Sparkes (1879 - June 8, 1969) was a British-American mezzo-soprano who performed at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City in the 1910s.
A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.
Lorin Varencove Maazel (March 6, 1930 – July 13, 2014) was an American conductor, violinist and composer.
Lucia Popp (born Lucia Poppová; 12 November 193916 November 1993) was a Slovak operatic soprano.
Marie Sundelius (4 February 1882 - 27 June 1958) was a Swedish-American classical soprano.
Marie Berg Tiffany (July 8, 1881 - April 12, 1948) was an American operatic soprano.
Marilyn Horne (born January 16, 1934) is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer.
Marjana Lipovšek (mezzo-soprano) is an opera and concert singer.
Mary Ellis (June 15, 1897 – January 30, 2003) was an American actress and singer appearing on stage, radio, television and film, best known for her musical theatre roles, particularly in Ivor Novello works.
In the Roman Catholic Church, the master of novices or novice master is someone who is committed the training of the novices and the government of the novitiate of a religious institute.
The Metropolitan Opera is an opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
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.
Minnie Egener (1881 – 1938) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano.
Mirella Freni (born Mirella Fregni on 27 February 1935) is an Italian soprano whose repertoire includes Verdi, Puccini, Mozart and Tchaikovsky.
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.
Patricia Payne is an operatic mezzo-soprano and contralto from New Zealand, a member of London's Royal Opera House who made an international career.
RCA Red Seal is a classical music record label founded in 1902 by Eldridge R. Johnson and currently owned by Sony Music.
Renata Scotto (born 24 February 1934) is an Italian soprano and opera director.
Renata Tebaldi (1 February 1922 – 19 December 2004) was an Italian lirico-spinto soprano popular in the post-war period.
Richard Alan Bonynge (born 29 September 1930) is an Australian conductor and pianist.
Rita Fornia (17 July 1878 – 27 October 1922) was an American opera singer.
Rosalind Anne Plowright OBE (born 21 May 1949) is an English opera singer who spent much of her career as a soprano but in 1999 changed to the mezzo-soprano range.
The Royal Opera House (ROH) is an opera house and major performing arts venue in Covent Garden, central London.
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.
A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.
Tullio Serafin (1 September 18782 February 1968) was an Italian conductor.
Victoria de los Ángeles (1 November 192315 January 2005) was a Spanish operatic lyric soprano and recitalist whose career began after the Second World War and reached its height in the years from the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s.
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.