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Kempe, Rudolf 1910-1976

Works: 1,554 works in 3,100 publications in 11 languages and 25,957 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Requiems  Live sound recordings  Drama  Excerpts  Chamber operas  Musical settings  Song cycles  Symphonic poems  Art music 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Arranger, Interviewee, Other, Honoree, Instrumentalist, Creator, Illustrator
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
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Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( )

105 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,673 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
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( )

42 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,098 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
Violin concerto no. 1 ; Scottish fantasy by Max Bruch( )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tanz der sieben Schleier ; Tod und Verklärung ; Ein Heldenleben by Richard Strauss( )

6 editions published in 2002 and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orchestral works by Richard Strauss( )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Recording )

40 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 490 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]
Ein deutsches Requiem : op. 45 by Johannes Brahms( )

39 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paavo Jarvi celebrates the eightieth birthday of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony in Orchestra in a recording of Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem that includes Natalie Dessay and Ludovic Tezier
The bartered bride by Bedřich Smetana( )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smetana's opera about the bartered bride who finally married the young Bohemian she loved
Overtures and preludes by Richard Wagner( )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glagolitic mass by Leoš Janáček( )

24 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die verkaufte Braut : [komische Oper in drei Akten] by Bedřich Smetana( )

38 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die verkaufte Braut: Komische Oper in drei Akten. Libretto: Karel Sabina
Lieder eines fahrenden gesellen by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrangementer til Wienerskolen, specielt til Verein für musikalische Privataufführungen
Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innehåller även: Kyrie K. 341
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 295 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 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Heldenleben : op. 40 by Richard Strauss( )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feuersnot by Richard Strauss( )

11 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also sprach Zarathustra ; Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche ; Tod und Verklärung ; Salome. Dance of the seven veils by Richard Strauss( )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glagolitic Mass ; Sinfonietta by Leoš Janáček( )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violin concerto no. 1 : op. 26 ; Scottish fantasia : op. 46 by Max Bruch( )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Kemp, Rudolf

Kempe, R.

Kempe, R. 1910-1976

Kempe Rudolph 1910-1976

Kempke, Rudolf

Rudolf Kemp

Rudolf Kempe

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

Rudolf Kempe niemiecki dyrygent

Rudolf Kempke

Rudolph Kempe

Кемпе, Рудольф

Рудольф Кемпе

רודולף קמפה

رودولف کمپه

ケンペ, ルドルフ