Opera
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (called a libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrica...
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Maria Callas' Diminuendo on E6 (Sonnambula)
Highlighted comments from the commenters below: -From Ariadne7710: Sutherland takes this at such a breakneck speed to show how fast she can sing coloratura passages, that it loses all meaning. The g...
Maria Callas Live: Bizet's Carmen Habanera, Hamburg 1962
http://www.maria-callas Callas’s only operatic appearances in Germany were Lucia di Lammermoor, with Karajan conducting, in Berlin in 1955, and La sonnambula in Cologne in 1957, but in both 1959 and 1...
Maria Callas, Luchino Visconti, Elsa Maxwell - Tu che le vanità...
Description There is someone talking at times, so you know... Per una volta, anziché proporre l'arte vocale (sostenuta da uno strumento non certo privilegiato in sé, anche se immediatamente riconosc...
Maria CALLAS sings Carmen HABANERA in covent garden
Maria callas sings habanera in covent garden 1962.
Callas singing Sempre libera like a Wild Cat
Highlighted comment from commenters below: -From Felix Carvajal: No one has ever or will ever sing like this. All the trills, scales, everything Verdi wrote is perfectly executed with a gargantuan vo...
Early Callas receives endless ovation after the most heartbreaking Vissi d'Arte
Highlighted comments from the commenters below: --From MrQbenDanny: VIVA LA CALLAS, Having a heart to heart conversation with GOD. Lo mas grande en la historia. -From Robert Palmer: It's a long ovat...
Centenario de La Arena de Verona, Homenaje a Luciano Pavaroti
Placido Domingo, Andrea Bocelli, Maria Jose Siri entre otros con la Orquesta, Coro y Ballet de La Arena de Verona. La Arena de Verona es un anfiteatro romano, ubicado en Verona, Italia, conocido por l...
Maria Callas - La Traviata
Maria Callas (1923-1977) Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) La traviata E strano! E strano!...Ah, fors'è lui che l'anima...Follie! Follie!...Sempre libera Alfredo - Francesco Albanese Orchestra sinfonica di T...
Best Tosca Ever - Kabaivanska Domingo Milnes - Full Movie
Tosca - Giacomo Puccini Floria Tosca : Raina Kabaivanska Mario Cavardossi : Placido Domingo Barone Scarpia : Sherril Milnes Ambrosian Singers New Philharmoni...
Natalie Dessay - Glitter and be gay
Glyndebourne 1997 Bernstein: Candide
Fleming and Pavarotti in Lucia Sextet
Renee Fleming, Dolora Zajick, Luciano Pavarotti, Marcello Giordani, Haijing Fu, Paul Plishka in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor sextet, 1991
Origins of opera
The art form known as opera originated in Italy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, though it drew upon older traditions of medieval and Renaissance courtly entertainment. The word opera, mean...
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Chinese opera
Chinese opera (simplified Chinese: 戏曲; traditional Chinese: 戲曲; pinyin: xìqǔ; Jyutping: hei3kuk1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: hì-khek) is a popular form of drama and musical theatre in China with ...
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Italian opera
Italian opera is both the art of opera in Italy and opera in the Italian language. Opera was born in Italy around the year 1600 and Italian opera has continued to play a dominant role in the history o...
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German opera
Opera in German is the opera of the German-speaking countries. These include Germany, Austria, and the German states that preceded those countries.German-language opera appeared remarkably quickly aft...
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French opera
French opera is one of Europe's most important operatic traditions, containing works by composers of the stature of Lully, Rameau, Berlioz, Bizet, Debussy, Poulenc and Messiaen. Many foreign-born comp...
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Opera in English
The history of opera in the English language commences in the 17th century.
In England, one of opera's antecedents in the 16th century was an afterpiece which came at the end of a play; often scan...
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Russian opera
Russian opera (Russian: Ру́сская о́пера) is the art of opera in Russia. Operas by composers of Russian origin, written or staged outside of Russia, also belong to this category, as well as the operas ...
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Opera genres
The Paris foire St Germain, c. 1763, after the fire of 1762Nicolet's theatre at the foire St Laurent, c. 1786In the early 18th century, the Théâtre de la foire in Paris – a collective name for the the...
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Opera repertory
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (called a libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrica...
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Opera singers
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (called a libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrica...
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Aria
An aria (Italian: air; plural: arie, or arias in common usage, diminutive form arietta) in music was originally any expressive melody, usually, but not always, performed by a singer. The term beca...