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Silja, Anja

Overview
Works: 229 works in 518 publications in 6 languages and 5,361 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Operas  Live sound recordings  Chamber music  Nonfiction films  Televised operas  Songs  Filmed operas  Music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Interviewee, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Anja Silja
 
Most widely held works by Anja Silja
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny by Kurt Weill( Recording )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Oper in drei Akten. Text: Bertolt Brecht
Salome by Richard Strauss( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salome dances for King Herod and demands that the head of John the Baptist be brought to her on a platter
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of passion, betrayal, and the transfiguring power of love. The embittered widow, Kostelnička, drowns her infant grandson to save her beloved stepdaughter Jenůfa from the shame and hardship of raising an illegitimate child
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( )

27 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power and radiance of the Lohengrin score express Wagner's deeply held belief that love is essentially mystical. The frail and lovely Elsa of Brabant is accused of murdering her own brother, but God sends a mysterious knight, Lohengrin, to defend her honor
Salome by Richard Strauss( )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 283 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
Dialogues des Carmélites by Francis Poulenc( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in French and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A masterful perfromance at the world famous Teatro all Scala, performed by the Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala, conducted by Riccardo Muti
Pelleas & Melisande ; Erwartung, op. 17 by Arnold Schoenberg( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierrot lunaire by Arnold Schoenberg( )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc includes the famous setting by Schoenberg, as well as one by his contemporary, Max Kowalski
Erwartung by Arnold Schoenberg( )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček( Recording )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steva, a handsome young man, has inherited the family mill from his dead parents. His half brother Laca, envious of this and the fact that Jenufa is smitten with Steva, slashes her cheeks with a knife, scarring her permanently
The 7 deadly sins ; Quodlibet from the pantomine Zaubernacht by Kurt Weill( )

1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Makropulos case by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in Czech and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Makropulos case focuses on the issue of longevity - the pros and cons of living for 337 years, as happens to the mysterious Emilia Marty, the sexually irresistible prima donna who's seen it all and done it all. Part grotesque human comedy, part profound personal tragedy, Janáček's opera examines the eternal mystery of human existence with uniquely life-enhancing vision
Hansel and Gretel : Märchen (fairytale) in three acts by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erwartung : monodrama in one act, opus 17 ; Six songs, opus 8 by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

6 editions published in 1981 in German and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verklärte Nacht ; Chamber symphony ; Variations ; 5 pieces for orchestra ; 6 songs ; Erwartung by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

4 editions published in 1996 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 7 deadly sins : Quodlibet op. 9, from the pantomime "Zaubernacht" op. 4 by Kurt Weill( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous scenes by Richard Strauss( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Recording )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in German and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El anillo del nibelungo en alemán, es un ciclo de cuatro óperas épicas, basadas libremente en figuras y elementos de la mitología germánica, particularmente las Sagas islandesas. Estas operas son, El oro del Rin (Das Rheingold), La valquiria (Die Walküre), Sigfrido (Siegfried) y El ocaso de los dioses (Götterdämmerung)
La Cubana, oder, Ein Leben für die Kunst : Vaudeville in 5 Bildern nach Motiven von Miguel Barnet by Hans Werner Henze( Recording )

9 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner( Recording )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Anja Silja Duits zangeres

Anja Silja Singer

Anja Silja soprano tedesco

Langwagen, Anja Silja Regina‏

Силья, Анья

アニャ・シリヤ

Languages
German (119)

Czech (52)

English (9)

French (8)

Dutch (2)

Spanish (1)