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Honolka, Kurt 1913-1988

Overview
Works: 338 works in 982 publications in 7 languages and 5,905 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Operas  Drama  Vocal scores  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Scores  Pictorial works  Musical settings  History  Chamber music 
Roles: Author, Translator, Librettist, Arranger, Editor, Adapter, Other, Creator, Author of introduction, Composer
Classifications: M1503.M939, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kurt Honolka
Papageno : Emanuel Schikaneder, man of the theater in Mozart's time by Kurt Honolka( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emanuel Schikaneder (1751-1812) is well known to opera lovers as the librettist of Mozart's The Magic Flute, and it was this collaboration that brought him a measure of immortality. Yet he was the most important theater director of his time, an actor, singer, producer, the founder of the famous Theater an der Wien, and a prolific dramatist. His works include magic farces, realistic popular plays, even precursors of surrealist drama. He was a fascinating personality who led a life full of adventure: he lived in a castle at the height of his powers, but died in misery and madness in a tiny room in Vienna. This compelling story of Schikaneder's life also sheds light on the historical, sociological, and theatrical developments of his time."--Jacket
Help, help, the globolinks : an opera in one act for children and those who like children by Gian Carlo Menotti( )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Così fan tutte, ossia, La scuola degli amanti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

31 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonín Dvořák in Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten by Kurt Honolka( Book )

35 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beknopte biografie van de Tsjechische componist (1841-1904)
Dvořák by Kurt Honolka( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first biography of the famous Czech composer Antonı́n Dvǒŕak to be published in English in more than a decade, released on the centenary of his death. Kurt Honolka weaves the story of Dvǒŕak's life into the rich tapestry of the political and social tensions of the Astro-Hungarian Empire in the twilight of its power. Honolka sets the scene for Dvǒŕak's "American" music and his return from the United States, providing a context for his most famous work, the Ninth Symphony From the New World."--Jacket
Hugo Wolf : sein Leben, sein Werk, seine Zeit by Kurt Honolka( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro = Die Hochzeit des Figaro : Opera buffa in vier Akten, KV 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bedřich Smetana in Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten by Kurt Honolka( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schubart : Dichter und Musiker, Journalist und Rebell : sein Leben, sein Werk by Kurt Honolka( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in German and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kulturgeschichte des Librettos : Opern Dichter, Operndichter by Kurt Honolka( Book )

17 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drei gemischte Chöre = Three mixed choruses by Leoš Janáček( )

6 editions published between 1951 and 1978 in Czech and German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Festlicher Chor, für vier Männerstimmen, Frauen- und Männerchor und Klavier by Leoš Janáček( )

3 editions published in 1972 in Czech and German and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leoš Janáček : sein Leben, sein Werk, seine Zeit by Kurt Honolka( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in German and Undetermined and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die grossen Primadonnen : vom Barock bis zur Gegenwart by Kurt Honolka( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knaurs Weltgeschichte der Musik by Kurt Honolka( Book )

30 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La clemenza di Tito by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

II. Vokalmusik. 1. Opern
Opernübersetzungen : zur Geschichte und Kritik der Verdeutschung musiktheatral Texte by Kurt Honolka( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in German and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Oper ist tot, die Oper lebt : kritische Bilanz des deutschen Musiktheaters by Kurt Honolka( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in German and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jakobín : opera o třech dějstvích, op. 84 by Antonín Dvořák( )

12 editions published between 1959 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das vielstimmige Jahrhundert; Musik in unserer Zeit by Kurt Honolka( Book )

11 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in German and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Papageno : Emanuel Schikaneder, man of the theater in Mozart's time
Alternative Names
Chonolka, Kurt 1913-1988

Honolk'a, K'urŭ'ŭ 1913-1988

Honoruka, Kuruto 1913-1988

Huo-nuo-er-ka 1913-1988

Huonuoerka, Kuerte 1913-1988

Ku er te Huo nuo er ka 1913-1988

Kuerte-Huonuoerka 1913-1988

Kurt Honolka deutscher Musik- und Kulturkritiker, Schriftsteller, Autor

Kurt Honolka Duits schrijver (1913-1988)

Kurt Honolka German writer (1913-1988)

クルト・ホノルカ

ホノルカ, クルト

Languages
German (174)

Italian (49)

English (29)

Spanish (15)

Czech (11)

Russian (2)

Estonian (1)

Covers
DvořákKnaurs Weltgeschichte der Musik