WorldCat Identities

Muti, Riccardo

Works: 2,980 works in 7,390 publications in 7 languages and 69,714 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Live sound recordings  Music  Operas  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Musical settings  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Commentator, Other, Interviewee, Director, Author of introduction, dir, per, Composer, Instrumentalist, con
Classifications: M1500.V47,
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Riccardo Muti
Don Giovanni (highlights) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

18 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from the original soundtrack of the Joseph Losey film
I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini( )

50 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en la obra Romeo and Juliet de W. Shakespeare
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

73 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

96 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

52 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy old bachelor decides to take a pretty young wife, he is--this being opera--in for trouble. Especially when that wife is the enchanting Reri Grist. Fernando Corena sings the matrimonially inclined title hero, whose plan to disinherit his nephew--the suave, mesmerizing Alfredo Kraus--backfires with more than a little help from Tom Krause's Dr. Malatesta
Carmina Burana by Carl Orff( )

37 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugune Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra are joined by the Rutgers University Choir, Janice Harsanyi, Rudolf Petrak, and Harve Presnell for this 1960 production of Orff's Carmina Burana
Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

42 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extraordinary performance of Verdi's unforgettable Requiem features a dream cast: soprano Leontyne Price, equally acclaimed for her soaring phrasing and the nobility with which she sings the words, is joined by Plácido Domingo, one of the great Verdi tenors of his generation, distinguished mezzo-soprano Florence Quivar, and magnificent bass John Cheek. Under James Levine's inspired conducting, the Met Orchestra and Chorus deliver a thrilling account of this breathtaking score
Attila by Giuseppe Verdi( )

38 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

57 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king
Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

52 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary maestro Thomas Schippers conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and chorus in a December 1962 performance of Verdi's Ernani, which features a truly bravura performance by Carlo Bergonzi
Magnificat Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi( )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Italian and German and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Verdi's most intriguing masterpieces, this March 1964 performance of Verdi's Don Carlo captures the opera's unique and tragic grandeur
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di figaro highlights by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in Italian and German and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scheherazade symphonie suite after "Tales of the Arabian nights," op. 35 ; Tsar Saltan : suite from the opera, op. 57 = Zar Saltan by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov( )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer readable information includes biographies, historical information, and scores
Symphonies 1 & 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Così fan tutte dramma giocoso in due atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

55 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Daniela Dessì and Delores Ziegler lead the cast in Mozart's brilliant and witty opera as the two women whose faithfulness in the face of romantic love is ruthlessly tested in Da Ponte's comic tale. Mozart lavishes some of the finest music ever written on the unfolding story of the two sisters' chaotic and fickle love affairs with their two Italian army officers." -- Conteneur
I vespri siciliani [opera in 5 acts] by Giuseppe Verdi( )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's gripping tale of Sicilians rising against the occupying French stars Renata Scotto in her only broadcast of this rarely heard masterpiece. From the beginning of the opera, when Elena (Scotto) sings an "innocent" song fanning the people's resentment against the foreign army, to the end, when the ringing of her wedding bells signals the start of the revolt, Scotto's artistry blazes. James Levine leads the Met Orchestra and Chorus in a wonderfully idiomatic performance, and Ruggero Raimondi is magnificent as Procida, the outlawed Sicilian leader
Pines of Rome Fountains of Rome ; Feste romane by Ottorino Respighi( Recording )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( )

38 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bevat: Complete opera "Orfeo ed Euridice" EMI CMS 763637
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Alternative Names
Muti Ricardo 1941-....

Muti, Rikkardo.

Riccardo Muti chef d'orchestre

Riccardo Muti dyrygent włoski

Riccardo Muti Italiaans dirigent

Riccardo Muti Italian conductor

Riccardo Muti italienischer Dirigent

Ρικάρντο Μούτι

Мути, Риккардо

Рікардо Муті

ריקרדו מוטי

რიკარდო მუტი

리카르도 무티

ムーティ, リッカルド



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