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Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich 1925-2012

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Winterreise by Franz Schubert( )

198 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soothing music blends with sounds of ocean surf
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( )

132 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lohengrin: a romantic opera in three acts. Jess Thomas, tenor Elisabeth Grummer, soprano Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone Christa Ludwig, mezzo-soprano Gottlob Frick, bass Otto Wiener, bass Chorus of theVienna State Opera, Rudolf Kempe, conductor. Libretto and notes included
Lieder by Franz Schubert( )

248 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pieces from three song collections: Four songs from Ruckert-lieder (text by Friedrich Ruckert) (tracks 1-4) ; Lieder und gesange (texts primarily by Arnim and Brentano, also by Tirso de Molina ; Leander) (tracks 5-15) ; Lieder eines fahreneden gesellen = Songs of a wayfarer (text by Gustav Mahler) (tracks 16-19)
Capriccio by Richard Strauss( )

85 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiri Te Kanawa gives an elegant and touching performance in one of her greatest roles, the wealthy and cultured young Countess Madeleine, who must choose between her two artist suitors: the composer Flamand (David Kuebler) and the poet Olivier (Simon Keenlyside). Jan-Hendrik Rootering is La Roche, the temperamental theater director whose troupe entertains the Countess. Wolfgang Brendel is her brother, the Count, and Kathryn Harries sings the actress Clairon. Andrew Davis conducts
The Fischer-Dieskau book of lieder : the original texts of over seven hundred and fifty songs by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau( Book )

85 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the acknowledged master interpreter of Lieder, this is a personal selection of more than 750 German art-song texts arranged with new English translations on facing pages, enabling the listener/reader to follow the texts line by line. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau has chose works from the well-known and the less well-known composers of Lied...The poets represented range from Goethe, Heine, Schiller, Mörike, Rilke, to Rückert, Hölderlin, and Wesdendonck The translations have remained faithful to both the meaning and the tone of the texts and are written in a clear and graceful English. Organized for the easiest possible use (the songs appear in alphabetical order title by title, and are cross-indexed by title, composer and first line) this is a basic and essential book for all students, singers, and lovers of Lieder, gathered and introduced by the man who name is synonymous with the great repertory of German song." -- Back cover
War requiem by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

103 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public awareness of Benjamin Britten's person and works advanced dramatically -- even explosively -- twice during his lifetime. The first time was in 1945, when his opera Peter Grimes was produced for the postwar reopening of Sadler's Wells Theatre in London. The second time followed the premier at Coventry and the subsequent series of performances all across Europe and North America of the War Requiem. Except to those provincials who thought that milky pastoral was the only idiom appropriate for an Englishman and who also found the young Britten too clever by half, the triumph of Peter Grimes marked not just the confirmation of a prodigious talent; it represented a moment of hope that, for the first time since the death of Henry Purcell in 1695, England had produced a composer of international stature. The impact the War Requiem made 17 years later was wider and deeper by far. Britten, approaching 50, had become an artist whose every new utterance was awaited with the most lively interest and the highest expectations. The War Requiem, moreover, was tied to a pair of events that were heavily freighted with history and emotion: the destruction of Coventry Cathedral in an air raid during the night of November 14-15, 1940, and its reconsecration more than 21 years later. Its first performance was planned as an international event with respect both to participants and audience. Most importantly, the War Requiem was a weighty and poignant statement on the subject of piercingly urgent concern to much of humankind. In the War Requiem, Britten drew on forces larger and more complex than in any previous work of his. The basic division of the performers is into two groups, reflecting the dual source of the words; the libretto stands in a relation of text (the Latin Missa pro defunctis) and commentary (the nine Owen poems). The Latin text is essentially the province of the large mixed chorus, but from this there is spillover in two opposite directions: the solo soprano represents a heightening of the choral singing at its most emotional, while the boys' choir represents liturgy at its most distanced. The mixed chorus and solo soprano are accompanied by the full orchestra; the boys' choir, whose sound should be distant, is supported by an organ. All this constitutes one group. The other group consists of the tenor and baritone soloists, whose province is the series of Owen songs; they are accompanied by the chamber orchestra. - Program notes / Michael Steinberg
Lieder eines fahrenden gesellen by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

161 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrangementer til Wienerskolen, specielt til Verein für musikalische Privataufführungen
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Recording )

108 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirsten Flagstad, soprano Blanche Thebom, mezzo-soprano Ludwig Suthaus, tenor Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone Philhamonia Orchestra Wilhelm Furtwangler, conductor libretto and notes
Schubert's songs : a biographical study by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau( Book )

46 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here, from the greatest interpreter of Schubert's songs--and one of the most famous singers of our time-- is a masterly study of the genesis and development of Schubert's music, revealed in terms of the composer's own life and his growth to psychological maturity. Of the six hundred and eight Lieder that Schubert composed during his brief life, only a very small proportion was widely known until Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau recorded three volumes of them and began to introduce the neglected ones into his concert programs. Out of Fischer-Dieskau's great knowledge of the music of Schubert comes this book. It is unique in that it sets the songs against the background of the composer's life in Vienna, revealing the relevance of his Lieder to the age he lived in. With the outstanding musicianship and complete sincerity that are the hallmarks of his art, the author discusses the brilliance and diversity of the Lieder settings, from the simple strophic to the "through composed" song and the great song cycles; and he deals in detail with the texts, which range from those of Goethe and Shakespeare to the often indifferent verse of the composer's friends"--Book jacket
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

69 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comic opera in four acts."
Die schöne Müllerin by Franz Schubert( Recording )

99 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cycle of songs to poems by Wilhelm Muller
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Recording )

61 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gotterdammerung:last drama in the cycle "Der Ring des Nibelungen" Birgit Nilsson, soprano Wolfgang Windgassen, tenor Gustav Neidlinger, bass-baritone Gottlob Frick, bass Claire Watson, soprano DietrichFischer-Dieskau, baritone Christa Ludwig, mezzo-soprano Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Georg Solti, conductor Libretto and notes included
Matthäus-Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

83 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'information lisible par ordinateur comprend la reprod. de la partition autographe de la passion conservée à la Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Mus. Ms. Bach P. 25)
Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler( )

24 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

86 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

18. Jahrhundert; Oper
Die Schöpfung = The creation by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

98 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Schöpfung: Oratorium in drei Teilen für Soli, Chor und Orchester, Hob. XXI:2. Text: Gottfried van Swieten
Doktor Faust by Ferruccio Busoni( Recording )

73 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italienisches Liederbuch by Hugo Wolf( Recording )

96 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieder nach Paul Heyse: Italienisches Liederbuch; Lieder nach Gedichten von Eduard Morike; Der Gartner; Das verlassene Magdlein; Begegnung; Agnes; Frage und Antwort; An eine Aeolsharfe; Lieder nach Paul Heyse and Emanuel Geibel: Spanisches Liderbuch
Le nozze di Figaro : K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in Italian and English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Schumann, words and music : the vocal compositions by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, one of today's great interpreters of vocal music, examines Schumann's life in relation to his entire vocal oeuvre. The songs, his only opera, Genoveva, his secular oratorios, the Scenes from Goethe's Faust, Manfred, and the Mass and Requiem are all given careful consideration, with suggestions for interpretation
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Fischer-Dieskau book of lieder : the original texts of over seven hundred and fifty songs
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Robert Schumann, words and music : the vocal compositionsDietrich Fischer-Dieskau Diskographie : in chronologischer Folge zusammengestelltA notable quartet : Janowitz, Ludwig, Gedda, Fischer-Dieskau : discographies
Alternative Names
Dieskau, Dietrich 1925-2012

Dieskau, Dietrich Fischer-.

Dieskau, Dietrich Fischer 1925-

Dieskau Dietrich Fischer- 1925-2012

Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau barítono lírico y director de orquesta alemán

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau baritono tedesco

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau baryton allemand

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau deutscher Sänger

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Duits auteur

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau German lyric baritone and conductor

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau músico alemán

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau německý dirigent a operní pěvec − barytonista

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau niemiecki śpiewak (baryton)

Dietrich Fisher-Diskau

Diskau, Ditrikh Fisher-

Diskau, Ditrikh Fisher- 1925-

Diskau, Ditrikh Fisher- 1925-2012

Fischer, Albert Dietrich

Fischer, Albert Dietrich 1925-

Fischer, Albert Dietrich 1925-2012

Fischer-Dieskau, D.

Fischer-Dieskau, D. 1925-2012

Fischer-Dieskau, D. (Dietrich), 1925-2012

Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich

Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich, 1925-

Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich 1925-2012

Fischer, Dietrich 1925-2012

Fišer-Diskau, Ditrich 1925-2012

Fišer-Diskau, Ditrih.

Fišers-Dīskavs, Dītrihs 1925-2012

Fisher-Diskau, Ditrikh

Fisher-Diskau, Ditrikh 1925-

Fisher-Diskau, Ditrikh 1925-2012

Fisshā-Dīsukā, Dītorihi 1925-2012

Fisshā-Dīsukau, Dītorihi 1925-2012

Theodericus Fischer-Dieskau

Дітріх Фішер-Діскау

Фишер-Дискау, Д 1925-2012

Фишер-Дискау, Д. (Дитрих), 1925-2012

Фишер-Дискау, Дитрих

Фишер-Дискау, Дитрих 1925-2012

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דיטריך פישר-דיסקאו

פישר-דיסקאו, דיטריך 1925-2012

دیتریش فیشر-دیسکاو

디트리히 피셔디스카우

피셔-디스카우, 디트리히 1925-2012

ディートリヒ・フィッシャー=ディースカウ

フィッシャー=ディースカウ

フィッシャー・ディースカウ, ディートリヒ

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Languages
German (1,279)

English (197)

Italian (59)

French (45)

Latin (32)

Spanish (13)

Japanese (6)

Multiple languages (3)

Dutch (3)

Chinese (2)

Hausa (1)