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Pahlen, Kurt 1907-2003

Overview
Works: 642 works in 2,173 publications in 7 languages and 10,154 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Librettos  Vocal scores  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Bio-bibliography  Scores 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, msd, Creator, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Arranger, Compiler, Conductor, wst, Interviewer, Contributor
Classifications: ML50.W14, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Kurt Pahlen
 
Most widely held works by Kurt Pahlen
Music of the world : a history by Kurt Pahlen( Book )

53 editions published between 1945 and 1970 in 5 languages and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of the oratorio : oratorio, Mass, Requiem, Te Deum, Stabat Mater, and large cantatas by Kurt Pahlen( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author considers as oratorios musical works that combine various vocal elements (solo and chorus), with instrumental accompaniment (primarily orchestra and/or organ), impart their message without scenery, require none of the trappings of theater, may be either sacred or secular, and have a certain level of intellectual and musical development
Great singers, from the seventeenth century to the present day by Kurt Pahlen( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The waltz king : Johann Strauss, Jr. by Kurt Pahlen( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oper der Welt by Kurt Pahlen( Book )

42 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in German and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuel de Falla und die Musik in Spanien by Kurt Pahlen( Book )

21 editions published between 1953 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lohengrin : opera in 3 acts by Richard Wagner( Book )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of a knight with no name who fights for the honor of Elsa of Brabant, only to have her fail to abide by her one promise. Lohengrin appears to defend Princess Elsa of Brabant from the false accusation of killing her younger brother. According to Wagner the Grail imbues the Knight of the Swan with mystical powers that can only be maintained if their nature is kept secret; hence the danger of Elsa's question
Südamerika, eine neue Welt by Kurt Pahlen( Book )

28 editions published between 1949 and 1965 in German and Spanish and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinfonie der Welt by Kurt Pahlen( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 1992 in German and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuel de Falla und die Musik in Spanien by Kurt Pahlen( Book )

14 editions published in 1953 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der fliegende Holländer = The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner( Book )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in German and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the legend of the captain doomed to sail the seas unless he finds the love of a faithful girl
The mastersingers of Nuremberg = Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Book )

27 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This opera has been described as "the longest single smile in the German language". But Roland Matthews indicates that violence is not far beneath the surface of this portrait of medieval Nuremberg. Arnold Whittall's analysis gives a bird's-eye view of the complexity of the score. Timothy McFarland explores the significance of the choice of subject: that nostalgia for a pre-industrial community, which was a symptom of the German nationalist movement. The long text has many subtleties which opera audiences can hardly appreciate without reading it, and the musical themes are numbered to indicate
Der Rosenkavalier by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in German and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libretto og operafører
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in German and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the complete libretto in German and English, with annotations in English, and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor. The two companion CDs contain the complete opera sung in German
Die Walküre : der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in German and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oratorien der Welt : Oratorium, Messe, Requiem, Te Deum, Stabat mater und grosse Kantate by Kurt Pahlen( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in German and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan und Isolde (Tristan and Isolda) Opera in three acts by Richard Wagner( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'A Landmark in Musical History' is John Luke Rose's title for the introduction to this extraordinary piece of theatre. It belongs to the German tradition of mystical writing, and a short note on the poem itself by Martin Swales and Timothy McFarland elucidates some of Wagner's literary techniques. Anthony Negus, who assisted Reginald Goodall on the WNO production of Tristan und Isolde, has contributed a penetrating analysis of the musical structure of the opera, while Patrick Carnegy assesses the remarkable solutions to staging an opera which some argue is best experienced with your back to th
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Book )

17 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in German and Germanic and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

\Libretto\ og operafører
Die Walküre : complete vocal and orchestral score by Richard Wagner( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in German and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard-to-find complete score of first installment of celebrated Ring Cycle encapsulates Wagner{u2019}s greatest achievements in shortest, most accessible form. Reproduced in a clear, modern engraving with large, legible notation from authoritative B. Schott{u2019}s edition. Virtually nowhere else will you find this great masterpiece in such an eminently usable format. New translation of German frontmatter
Der Freischütz (The Devil's bullet) a romantic opera in three acts by Carl Maria von Weber( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Der Rosenkavalier
Alternative Names
Kurt Pahlen Argentijns componist (1907-2003)

Kurt Pahlen Argentinian composer

Kurt Pahlen argentinsk komponist

Kurt Pahlen argentinsk kompositör

Kurt Pahlen compositeur argentin

Kurt Pahlen compositor argentino

Kurt Pahlen compositor arxentino

Pahlen, K. 1907-2003

Pahlen, K. 1907-2003 (Kurt)

Pahlen, K. (Kurt)

Pahlen, K. (Kurt), 1907-2003.

Pā'hlen, Qūrt 1907-2003

Pollak, Kurt 1907-2003

Tozzetti, Giovanni T.- 1907-2003

פלן, קורט

קורט פאהלן

קורט פאהלן מלחין ארגנטינאי

パーレン, クルト

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Der RosenkavalierFidelio