WorldCat Identities

Kallman, Chester 1921-1975

Overview
Works: 287 works in 937 publications in 7 languages and 17,012 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Librettos  Operas  Vocal scores  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Western plays  Opera films  Nonfiction films  Portraits 
Roles: Librettist, Translator, Author, Editor, Creator, Other, tra, Performer, Lyricist, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: ML50.M939, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chester Kallman
The rake's progress by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

83 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LONDON SINFONIETTA. LONDON SINFONIETTA CHORUS. CHAILLY, Riccardo (conductor)
The rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Mahagonny, where sin is 'in' and love is always on sale. This Old West boomtown rises from the desert to become a razzle-dazzle mecca for lust and the pursuit of pleasure, where cash is king and poverty is punishable by death
The rake's progress : opera in 3 acts by Igor Stravinsky( )

58 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Elizabethan song book; lute songs, madrigals and rounds by Noah Greenberg( )

35 editions published between 1916 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The songs in this collection were all written when the age of Elizabethan song was at its height."--Inside jacket
Don Giovanni : opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and Italian and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The great operas of Mozart : complete librettos in the original language by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman : libretti and other dramatic writings by W.H. Auden, 1939-1973 by W. H Auden( Book )

16 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book contains two radio plays - The Dark Valley, a monologue written by Auden alone, and The Rocking Horse Winner, written with James Stern and based on a story by D.H. Lawrence. Also included are the unpublished masque that Auden wrote for Kallman's twenty-second birthday, the unpublished versions of The Duchess of Malfi that Auden prepared with Bertolt Brecht, scenarios for a film script and a libretto that were never completed, Auden's narrative for the medieval Play of Daniel, two narratives for documentary films, and his song lyrics written for Man of La Mancha before the producer decided to use a different lyricist."--Jacket
The Magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and German and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by W.A. Mozart; English version after the libretto of Schikaneder and Giesecke, by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman
Absent and present; [poems] by Chester Kallman( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rake's progress : a fable by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story concerns the decline and fall of one Tom Rakewell, who deserts Anne Trulove for the delights of London in the company of Nick Shadow, who turns out to be the Devil. After several misadventures, all initiated by the devious Shadow, Tom ends up in Bedlam, a psychiatric hospital south of London. The moral of the tale is: "For idle hearts and hands and minds the Devil finds a work to do."
Rake's progress : opera in three acts by Burton D Fisher( Book )

60 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on the decline and fall of Tom Rakewell as he seeks his fortune in the big city. This production replaces Hogarth's London with 1950's Las Vegas
An anthology of Elizabethan lute songs, madrigals, and rounds by Noah Greenberg( )

4 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni : opera in two acts by Lorenzo Da Ponte( )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rake's progress by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the rise and decline of Tom Rakewell after he inherits an unexpected legacy
Elegie für junge Liebende : Oper in drei Akten by Hans Werner Henze( )

47 editions published between 1961 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Milton Cross' Favorite arias from the great operas by Milton Cross( )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sense of occasion; poems by Chester Kallman( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Bassariden : Opera seria mit Intermezzo in einem Akt nach den Bacchanten des Euripides by Hans Werner Henze( )

12 editions published in 1966 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rake's progress : opera in three acts by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bluebeard's castle, opera in one act by Béla Bartók( Book )

4 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Don Giovanni : opera in two acts
Alternative Names
Chester Kallman American writer

Kallman, Auden and Chester

Kallman, Chester Simon

Kallman, Chester Simon 1921-1975

Kallmann, Chester 1921-1975

Kolmen, Č.

Kolmen, Ch 1921-1975

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The great operas of Mozart : complete librettos in the original languageW.H. Auden and Chester Kallman : libretti and other dramatic writings by W.H. Auden, 1939-1973Don Giovanni : opera in two acts