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Kempe, Rudolf 1910-1976

Works: 1,411 works in 2,828 publications in 10 languages and 21,604 library holdings
Genres: Concertos  Drama  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Operas  Art music  Song cycles  Requiems  Violin with orchestra  Librettos 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Arranger, Interviewee, Other, Honoree, Contributor, Instrumentalist, Illustrator, per, Creator
Classifications: M1012, 784.272
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Most widely held works by Rudolf Kempe
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( )

98 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This broadcast of Wagner's most romantic opera stars René Kollo as the knight of the Holy Grail who arrives in a boat pulled by a swan to defend the innocent Elsa, played by Pilar Lorengar. Mignon Dunn is the dark and malevolent Ortrud who poisons the couple's happiness, with some help from her husband, Telramund (Donald McIntyre). James Levine leads the Met orchestra, bringing out the shimmer and the thunder of the score, along with every shade of expression in between
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( )

40 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Jessye Norman is Ariadne, the mythological heroine abandoned by her lover on the island of Naxos. In Strauss and Hofmannsthal's charming opera-within-an-opera, she is joined by Ruth Ann Swenson as Zerbinetta, the flirtatious leader of a commedia dell'arte troupe that--by order of an eccentric patron--unexpectedly finds itself in the middle of Ariadne's tragic story. Thomas Moser sings Bacchus, the young god who wins Ariadne, and Susanne Mentzer is the Composer of the fictional opera. Wagnerian bass-baritone Thomas Stewart makes a late-career cameo appearance as the Music Master
Concerto no. 1 ; Scottish fantasy by Max Bruch( )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Juan ; Till Eulenspiegels ; Waltzes ("Der Rosenkavalier) ; Metamorphosen by Richard Strauss( )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bartered bride by Bedřich Smetana( )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smetana's opera about the bartered bride who finally married the young Bohemian she loved
Tanz der sieben Schleier ; Tod und Verklärung ; Ein Heldenleben by Richard Strauss( )

4 editions published in 2002 and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein deutsches Requiem : op. 45 by Johannes Brahms( )

28 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1: Slig sind, die da ledid tragen; 2: Denn allies fleisch, es ist wie gras; 3: Herr, lehre doch mich; 4: Wie lieblich sind deine wohnungen; 5: ihr habt hier keine bleibende statt; 6: denn wir haben hier keine bleibende statt; 7: Selig sind die toten
Glagolitic mass by Leoš Janáček( )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen = Songs of a wayfarer = Chants d'un compagnon errant ; Kindertotenlieder = Chants pour des enfants morts ; Rückert-Lieder by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrangementer til Wienerskolen, specielt til Verein für musikalische Privataufführungen
Violin concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn concertos both have played a significant role in Ray Chen's career. His superb performance of the works led to his triumph at two major violin competitions: the 2008 Yehudi Menuhin Competition and first prize in the prestigious Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels a year later. Chen brings a fresh interpretation to the cornerstones of violin repertoire and finds a kindred spirit in conductor Daniel Harding and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
The great violin concertos by Yehudi Menuhin( )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Heldenleben : op. 40 by Richard Strauss( )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overtures & preludes by Richard Wagner( )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Recording )

35 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages 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]
Piano concerto No. 1 by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Piano concerto no. 1 (Tchaikovsky), Piano concerto no. 5 (Beethoven)
Also sprach Zarathustra ; Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche ; Tod und Verklärung ; Salome. Dance of the seven veils by Richard Strauss( )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2001 and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feuersnot by Richard Strauss( )

16 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glagolitic Mass ; Sinfonietta by Leoš Janáček( )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

7 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Kempe, R.

Kempe, R. 1910-1976

Kempe Rudolph 1910-1976

Rudolf Kempe chef d'orchestre allemand

Rudolf Kempe director de orquesta

Rudolf Kempe direttore d'orchestra tedesco

Rudolf Kempe Duits dirigent (1910-1976)

Rudolf Kempe German conductor

Rudolph Kempe

Кемпе, Рудольф

Рудольф Кемпе

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رودولف کمپه

ケンペ, ルドルフ