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Summary: Through private letters, unpublished memoirs, performances, and TV interviews, this documentary is the first to tell the life story of the Greek-American opera soprano completely in her own words.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAR

Adler, Irene

Summary: Whisked out of Paris ahead of the Prussian army in 1870, twelve-year-old Irene Adler is reunited in London with her friends, Sherlock Holmes and Arsène Lupin--but Arsène's father has been arrested for murder and the kidnapping of a famous opera singer, and it is up to the three young detectives to solve the mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2015

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Summary: Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS PHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD P

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD PHA

Summary: Cats: The Jellicle Cats gather in their junkyard, preparing for the Jellicle Ball, for this is the night when patriarch Old Deuteronomy will choose a cat to be reborn into a new life on the Heavyside Layer. There are stories, songs, and dances from Victoria the White Cat, Munkustrap, Rum Tum Tugger, Grizabella, Jemima, Gus the Theatre Cat, Jellylorum, Skimbleshanks, Macavity, Demeter and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Martin, Nicholas

Summary: "People may say that I couldn't sing. But no one can say that I didn't sing." Despite lacking pitch, rhythm or tone, Florence Foster Jenkins became one of America's best-known sopranos, celebrated for her unique recordings and her sell-out concert at Carnegie Hall. Born in 1868 to wealthy Pennsylvanian parents, Florence was a talented young pianist but her life was thrown into turmoil when she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JENKINS, FLORENCE FOSTER MAR

Norman, Jessye.

Summary: Jessye Norman is not only one of the world's most admired and beloved opera stars--she is an American icon whose life story is as inspiring as the fictional plot triumphs she sang onstage. Born and raised in Augusta, Georgia, a descendant of many generations of hardworking slave and free ancestors, she grew up amid the challenges of Jim Crow racism, with the civil rights movement just beginning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NORMAN, JESSYE NOR

Tillemann-Dick, Charity

Summary: The remarkable true story of acclaimed opera singer Charity Tillemann-Dick, who received not one but two double lung transplants and went from struggling to draw a single breath to singing at the most prestigious venues in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TILLEMANN-DICK, CHARITY TIL

Contents: Entführung aus dem Serail. Martern aller Arten / Mozart (Elisabeth Schwarzkopf) (8:46) -- Nozze di Figaro. Voi che sapete / Mozart (Christa Ludwig) (3:27) -- Zauberflöte. Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen / Mozart (Erika Köth) (2:50) -- Puritani. Son vergin vezzosa / Bellini (Joan Sutherland) (3:05) -- Fille du régiment. Deciso è dunque / Donizetti (Anna Moffo) (6:51) -- Barbiere di...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Gala 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL GRE

Roos-van Hessen, Frieda E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest Day Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 ROO

Shotwell, Vivien.

Summary: "Vienna Nocturne tells the story of the turbulent life and brilliantly successful career of young British opera singer Anna Storace, a child prodigy who is taken by her parents to Italy at age thirteen to advance her career. In love with life and wildly ambitious, Anna wants everything--to be famous, to be loved--and this leads her to make some fatal choices. We watch her turn from a carefree...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHO

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