WorldCat Identities

Universal Music Group

Works: 676 works in 730 publications in 4 languages and 5,833 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Televised performances  Television adaptations  Popular music  Jazz  Drama  Rock music  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Concert films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Universal Music Group
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Russian and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the start of the 17th century, the story concerns the reign of Tsar Boris Godunov, who has murdered the Tsarevich Dmitri in order to obtain the succession, and the challenge made to him by the Pretender Dmitri. The opera is based on Pushkin's historical tragedy of the same name and Karamzin's History of the Russian state
Now that's what I call hits & remixes 2018 by Imagine Dragons (Musical group)( Recording )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the hottest remixes in music today, including tracks from Kaskade and Major Lazer, are showcased in this dancefloor-ready collection. Included are remixes of Starboy; Believer; and What About Us
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Don Giovanni centers around a young nobleman who is obsessed with amorous conquests and his encounters with Donna Anna, who seeks revenge for her father's murder
Heritage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Celtic Thunder show Heritage accentuates the musical culture of Ireland, featuring 12 new recordings including: An Irish Blessing, A Place In The Choir and Whiskey In The Jar
The Jacksons : an American dream by Jacksons (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the inspiring true story of the first family of music, The Jacksons: an American dream spans five decades--from the family's beginnings in a midwestern steel town to the premier stages of the world
The Supremes : reflections : the definitive performances 1964-1969 by Supremes (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their greatest hits on video for the first time ever; appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show and Hullabaloo; rare footage not seen since first airing, early footage of Baby Love, a cappella, and much more
Concert for Diana( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concert put on by Princes William and Harry to celebrate their mother's life on what would have been Diana's 46th birthday
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shy peasant Nemorino falls in love with Adina from a distance but comes to believe that she is in love with Belcore. Listening to Adina tell the story of Tristan and Iseult, he becomes convinced that by taking a magic love potion he will gain Adina's love. Following a series of misteps, Nemorino enlists in the army so that he can earn enough money to buy more of the so called love potion. Adina, aware of Nemorino's love buys his enlistment contract and professes her love for him
Return of the Firebird / directed by Andris Liepa ; Les Saisons Russes ; Mosfilʹm ; Financial Corporation "Kora" ; general producer, Andrey Fedotov ; Inkombank ; Parex Bank ; Mūsa Motors ; Diaghilev Centre Ltd. ; "Golden Age" Association ; Michael Fokine Fund-Archives present( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three ballets based on those performed by Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in Paris early in the 20th century, as choreographed by Michel Fokine. These are recreated with sumptuous costumes based on original designs, beautiful sound, and traditionally excellent Russian dancers led by Andris Liepa and Nina Ananiashvili. The ballets were filmed at Mosfilm Studios as cinematically as possible, not as stage performances. Petrushka is the story of a Russian traditional puppet, made of straw and with a bag of sawdust as his body, which comes to life and develops emotions. The Firebird uses Russian folk tales of the magical glowing bird--that is both a blessing and a curse to its captor--in an encounter with the evil magician Kashchei. Scheherazade features a Persian sultan, his favorite concubine, her secret lover, a treacherous eunuch, and a pretended hunting trip. This luscious orientalist extravaganza is an encomium from the modern Russian ballet world to Diaghilev and his desire to share that wealth with the world
Le nozze di Figaro : opera comica in quattro atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though performed in the original Italian, Peter Sellars' production of Le nozze di Figaro relocated Mozart's social comedy to the tinted-glass elegance of New York's Trump Tower, high above the turbulent world of late-twentieth-century America."--Container
U2 : 360 degrees at the Rose Bowl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features U2's record-breaking concert recorded at the Rose Bowl in 2009
Così fan tutte : dramma giocoso in due atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though performed in the original Italian, Peter Sellars' production of Così fan tutte relocates Mozart's comedy of love to the neon-and-chrome glare of a seaside diner, mirroring the turbulent world of late-twentieth-century America."--Container
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final opera of the Ring cycle, Siegfried leaves Brünnhilde and sets off down the Rhine, where he meets Günther, king of the Gibichung, his sister Gutrune, and their half-brother Hagen, son of Alberich. Conspiring together, the siblings induce Siegfried to drink a magic potion to forget Brünnhilde, then retrieve her that she may marry Günther. This deed accomplished, Hagen then murders Siegfried during a hunt. When Brünnhilde sacrifices herself upon Siegfried's pyre, Hagen attempts to steal the magic ring, but is thwarted as the waters of the Rhine rise, washing over everything, and the Rhine maidens retrieve their treasure, as Valhalla appears in flames above
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles : definitive performances 1963-1987( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Official video anthology of Smokey and the Miracles including rare Apollo footage, clips from Smokey's solo career, and the Miracles' hits with Billy Griffin on lead. Interspersed between performances is the first-ever interview with Smokey and 2 original band members
Everyone stares : the Police inside out by Stewart Copeland( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everyone Stares is a first-person account from Stewart Copeland's eyes of The Police's ascent from obscurity to worldwide fame"--Container
Amy Winehouse : back to black : the real story behind the modern classic( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back to Black tells the real story of how Amy's best known and most celebrated body of work came into being. Featuring previously unseen footage of Amy in the studio, new interviews with producers Mark Ronson and Salaam Remi, and the musicians who worked with Amy on the album, it offers fresh insights into Amy's remarkable gifts as a singer, songwriter, musician and performer. Also includes An Intimate Evening in London, footage from a private show Amy hosted in February 2008, which as never been seen - until now. Amy's performance sees her in fine form, relaxed and playing for family and friends on the evening she won five Grammy awards
The Temptations : Get ready : definitive performances 1965-1972( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 16 full-length performances from American television appearances during Motown's golden era. Interspersed between the songs, Otis Williams reminisces about the history of the group
Movin' on up : the music and message of Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions, [1965-1973] by Curtis Mayfield( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Throughout the '60s the Impressions helped provide a soundtrack for the civil rights movement with such classic songs as 'People Get Ready', 'Meeting Over Yonder', 'Choice of Colors' and 'We're a Winner.' Later as a solo artist Curtis further defined an era with his '70s masterpiece, Superfly. This two-hour documentary tells their incredible story through interviews with Impressions Fred Cash and Sam Gooden, Curtis' wife Altheida Mayfield, producer/arranger Johnny Pate, Carlos Santana, Chuck D, civil rights leader Ambassador Andrew Young, and archival interviews with Curtis Mayfield, as well as 20 complete performances filmed between 1965 and 1973. This film celebrates the craft and the conscience of one of the 20th century's great souls."--Container
Stevie Wonder : live at last : a Wonder summer's night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live concerts feature Stevie Wonder, his band, and his daughter, Aisha Morris as guest vocalist. The UK MEDLEY includes " London Bridge is falling down (Traditional), "Fool On The Hill" (The Beatles), *"I Wanna Hold Your Hand" (The Beatles), "I Can't Get No Satisfaction" (Rolling Stones), "That's What Makes The World Go Around" (The Sword In The Stone - Disney)
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Alternative Names
Deutsche Grammophon.

Deutsche Grammophon, Universal Classics and Jazz.


UMG Recordings.

UMG Recordings, Inc.

Universal Music.

Universal Music & Jazz France.

Universal Music Classics Group.

Universal Music Co.

Universal Music Company.

Universal Music Group American music corporation

Universal Music Group americké hudební vydavatelství

Universal Music Group amerikansk musikvirksomhed

Universal Music Group amerikansk plateselskap

Universal Music Group amerikanskt skivbolag

Universal Music Group compañía discográfica estadounidense subsidiaria del grupo francés Vivendi

Universal Music Group corporaţie americană de muzică

Universal Music Group etichetta discografica statunitense

Universal Music Group Gravadora musical subsidiária da Vivendi

Universal Music Group International.

Universal Music Group label discographique américain

Universal Music Group perusahaan musik Amerika Serikat

Universal Music Group US-amerikanisches Musiklabel

Universal Music Group американский лейбл, входящий в Большую тройку лейблов звукозаписи

Universal Music International.

Universal Music Italia.

Universal Music Polska.

Юнивърсъл Мюзик Груп

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