WorldCat Identities

Töpper, Hertha

Works: 778 works in 1,718 publications in 6 languages and 13,914 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Symphonies  Oratorios  Excerpts  Arrangements (Music)  Masses  Songs 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, Vocalist, Author
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Hertha Töpper
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

9 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comic opera in four acts."
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme : BWV 140 ; Magnificat, BWV 243 (2. Version) by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass in F ; Mass in B minor by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

6 editions published in 1993 in Latin and French and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xerxes by George Frideric Handel( )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serse: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 40. Libretto: Niccolò Minato e Silvio Stampiglia
Gurre-Lieder by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

15 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great mass in C minor K 427 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kantaten by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

24 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomanerchor Leipzig: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland. Schwingt freudig euch empor
Messe en si mineur : BWV 232 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

25 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentaire en concert, opgenomen op 19 juli 2011 in de abdij van Fontfroide, Narbonne
Kantaten. Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

2 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred masterpieces by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthäus Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 271 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)
Judas Maccabaus by George Frideric Handel( )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von deutscher Seele : op. 28 by Hans Pfitzner( )

4 editions published in 1992 in German and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Bohm's only studio version of the work was recorded in 1958. When Deutsche Grammophon originally planned to record the work, there were already two rival versions on the market: the Decca recording under Erich Kleiber and EMI's version under Herbert von Karajan. Karajan's recording was made in December 1956 and should have included Irmgard Seefried as Octavian and Rita Streich as Sophie, but in both cases cast changes became necessary: Seefried was replaced by the young Christa Ludwig, and pregnancy forced Rita Streich to withdraw. As a result, Deutsche Grammophon was able to use both these singers for its own recording exactly two years later. It boasts a wonderful cast, with the full-throated Marianne Schech as the Marschallin, Irmgard Seefried bringing a range of colour to the 'trouser' role of Octavian, Rita Streich light and exquisite as Sophie, and a rounded, lyrical portrait of Faninal from Fischer-Dieskau. The recording also reunited Bohm with his 'old' orchestra, the Dresden Staatskapelle, an orchestra often referred to as the Zauberharfe or Magic Harp for the fluent and airborne quality of its sound
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in German and French and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Master-Singers of Nuremberg): Overture performed by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra with Yevgeny Mravinsky conducting. [Note: This product is an authorized CD-R and is manufactured on demand]
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in German and French and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soloists: Wiener Philharmoniker Georg Solti, con
Kantaten. Cantatas. Volume 1, Advent and Christmas = Cantates. Volume 1, Avent et Noël by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

in German and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 2 by Gustav Mahler( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinfonie Nr. 2 c-Moll für Sopran, Alt, Chor und Orchester. Text: Friedrich G. Klopstock und aus Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Salome by Richard Strauss( )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance presents the great Leonie Rysanek in one of her most memorable roles--the teenage Judean princess Salome. Obsessed with the prophet Jochanaan, the Biblical John the Baptist (Norman Bailey), she skillfully manipulates her lecherous stepfather Herod (Ragnar Ulfung) until he has no choice but to have the holy man killed for spurning the princess's advances. The legendary Astrid Varnay is Salome's mother, Herodias. Highlights of the score include the Dance of the Seven Veils and Salome's final monologue, one of the supreme dramatic achievements in all of opera
Herzog Blaubarts Burg ; Cantata profana by Béla Bartók( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in German and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Herta Töpper

Hertha Töpper

Hertha Töpper artiste lyrique

Hertha Töpper Austrian contralto opera singer

Hertha Töpper operazangeres uit Oostenrijk

Tëpper, Gerta.

Tepper, Gerta 1924-

Töpper, Herta.

Töpper, Herta 1924-