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Mitropoulos, Dimitri 1896-1960

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Works: 1,711 works in 2,831 publications in 6 languages and 19,147 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Manuscripts  Biography 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Composer, Commentator, Interviewee
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Vanessa by Samuel Barber ( Recording )
52 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This broadcast, recorded just two weeks after Vanessa's Met world premiere, presents the original cast in spectacular form. Eleanor Steber is marvelous as the title heroine, a beautiful woman awaiting the return of her long-lost lover. But the man who arrives is his son, Anatol (a suave Nicolai Gedda). The handsome youth plays a dangerous emotional game of wooing both Vanessa and her niece Erika (an enchanting Rosalind Elias)--with devastating consequences. Regina Resnik stars as the Old Baroness and Giorgio Tozzi is the kind Doctor. Conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos gives an impassioned reading of Barber's superb score
Wozzeck opera in three acts and fifteen scenes by Alban Berg ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1951 and 2003 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Undertow by William Schuman ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elektra by Richard Strauss ( Recording )
57 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the courtyard of the palace of Agamemnon, murdered king of Mycenae, Elektra bemoans her father's murder at the hands of her mother, Klytämnestra, and her mother's lover, Aegisth. She vows vengeance. She is interrupted by her younger sister, Chrysothemis, who urges Elektra to give up her obsession with revenge so they both can lead normal lives. Chrysothemis reappears with news that Orest is dead. Stunned, Elektra tells her sister she must now help kill Klytämnestra and Aegisth. When the girl pulls away in terror and runs off, Elektra starts to dig for the buried ax that killed Agamemnon. She is interrupted by a stranger who says he has come to inform Klytämnestra of Orest's death. When Elektra reveals her name, he tells her Orest lives. Servants come and kiss his hand. The dogs of the house know me, he says, but not my own sister. Crying his name, Elektra falls into Orest's arms and tells him she has lived only for his return. Their reunion is cut short when Orest is summoned before Klytämnestra. He kills both the queen and her lover. Elektra begins an ecstatic dance and when Chryothemis returns, Elektra falls dead
Symphony no. 1 Symphony no. 2 ; Symphony no. 3 by Roger Sessions ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2007 and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symphony no. 6 by Walter Piston ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
String quartets by Ludwig van Beethoven ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Transfigured night Verklaerte Nacht, op. 4 by Arnold Schoenberg ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symphony no. 2 by Roger Sessions ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1950 and 1972 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sessions: Symphony No.2 / Harbison: Concerto for oboe and orchestra / Symphony No.2
Music of Peter Mennin by Peter Mennin ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion by Burrill Phillips
Piano concerto no. 1 by Leon Kirchner ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1957 and 1977 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symphony no. 10, in E minor, op. 93 by Dmitrij Šostakovič ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sinfonie Nr.10 e-Moll, op.93 / Ballettsuite Nr.4, o.op
Violin concerto, op. 99 [i.e. 77] by Dmitrij D Šostakovič ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fall River legend by Morton Gould ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1978 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wozzeck by Alban Berg ( Recording )
46 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Levine, a longtime champion of this groundbreaking work, has conducted every Met performance of Wozzeck since 1974. He brings Berg's revolutionary score to dramatic life in this broadcast, leading an extraordinary cast headed by Christian Boesch and Hildegard Behrens. Boesch gives a heartbreaking performance as the poor, abused soldier of the title, and Behrens is stunning as his faithless and conflicted wife, Marie. Richard Cassilly sings the vain Drum Major who seduces her, and Ragnar Ulfung and Franz Mazura are the Captain and the Doctor, who mock and torture Wozzeck
Concerto no. 1 in D major, op. 6 by Nicolò Paganini ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sometimes everything clicks during a performance, and this Tosca is one of those rare moments. Three of the greatest singers in the world--Renata Tebaldi, Richard Tucker, and Leonard Warren--all in such spectacular voice, effortlessly convey every bit of Puccini's hair-raising drama. With Dimitri Mitropoulos bringing the orchestra and chorus into the same fever pitch as the singers, it's no wonder some operagoers say this Tosca is their standard for judging all others
Concerto for violin and orchestra, no. 1 in A minor, op. 99 Concerto for cello and orchestra no. 1 in E-flat major, op. 107 by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1998 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1956 and 1958 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adapted from a play by Alexander Pushkin about the 16th-century tsar, Boris Godunov
 
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Alternative Names
Mētropoulos, Dēmētrēs
Mētropoulos, Dēmētrēs 1896-1960
Mētropulos, Dēmētrēs 1896-1960
Mitropolous, Dimitri 1896-1960
Mitropolous, Dimitris 1896-1960
Mitropoulo, Dimitri 1896-1960
Mitropoulos.
Mitropoulos, D.
Mitropoulos, D. 1896-1960
Mitropoulos, D. (Dimitri), 1896-1960
Mitropoulos, Dimitris.
Mitropoulos, Dmitri 1896-1960
Mītropoylos, Dīmītrīs 1896-1960
מיטרופולוס, דימיטרי 1896-1960
ミトロプーロス, ディミトリー
Languages
German (91)
English (72)
Italian (25)
Greek, Modern (16)
French (1)
Spanish (1)
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