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Staatskapelle Berlin

Works: 2,974 works in 4,068 publications in 3 languages and 36,049 library holdings
Genres: Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Drama  Concertos  Operas  Art music  Symphonies  Arrangements (Music)  Sonatas  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Conductor, Author
Classifications: M1010, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Staatskapelle Berlin
Richard Strauss by Richard Strauss( )

4 editions published in 2014 in German and English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saving the best for last in the Richard Strauss anniversary 2014. The world's most luxurious soprano, Anna Netrebko, sings Richard Strauss' sumptuous Four Last Songs, accompanied by the Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim. & nbsp;An irresistible, all-star combination. Netrebko is a phenomenon
Piano concertos by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new recording of both of Brahms' Piano Concertos features two artists and one orchestra, all of whom are recognized around the world for their individual talents. Daniel Barenboim performs the solo piano part while Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin in these live and thrilling recordings
Palestrina : [musikalische Legende in drei Akten] by Hans Pfitzner( )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in German and English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestrina is claimed to have 'saved the arts of counterpoint and polyphony' in the face of a Papal edict that church music must be more traditional and revert to plainsong. Palestrina produces a work that contains all the 'modern' and 'sinful' musical styles the Pope disapproves of. Upon hearing the work, the Pope and Palestrina's arch critic, Archbishop Borromeo relents
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor by Otto Nicolai( )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in German and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 7 by Anton Bruckner( )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super Audio CD
Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Italian soldiers test the faithfulness of their respective lovers by faking their departure to battle, reappearing in disguise as Albanians and proceeding to court them
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

3 editions published in 2009 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
The art of conducting : legendary conductors of a golden era by Peter R Smith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rehearsal and performance footage presenting the work of six conductors: Sergiu Celibidache, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Erich Kleiber, Willem Mengelberg, Evgeny Mravinsky, and Charles Munch. Archival footage is complemented by first-hand recollections of these conductors by people who knew them. Also includes rare film clips of Herbert von Karajan, Hermann Scherchen, André Cluytens, and Václav Talich
Zaide ; Der Schauspieldirektor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zaide: Singspiel in zwei Akten, KV 344 (Fragment). Libretto: Andreas Schachtner / Der Schauspieldirektor: Komödie mit Musik in einem Akt, KV 486. Libretto: Johann Gottlieb Stephanie d.J. / Sinfonie Nr.32 G-Dur, KV 318 / Marsch D-Dur, KV 335 Nr.1
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in German and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defiant Dutch sea captain is condemned to roam the seas forever for swearing that he would sail around the Cape of Good Hope, even if it took forever. His only redemption is if he can get a woman's love while only being allowed ashore every 7 years
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The well loved team of Waltraud Meier and Placido Domingo join conductor Daniel Barenboim in a complete recording of Beethoven's intense and dramatic opera
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( )

9 editions published between 1930 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 306 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
Elektra by Richard Strauss( )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in German and Undetermined and held by 304 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
Die Brautwahl by Ferruccio Busoni( )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in German and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 2 by Edward Elgar( )

3 editions published in 2014 and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Liszt concertos by Franz Liszt( )

3 editions published in 2011 and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beethoven for all : the piano concertos by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

3 editions published in 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete piano concertos with Daniel Barenboim as soloist
The Chopin concertos by Frédéric Chopin( )

2 editions published in 2011 and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no 9 by Gustav Mahler( )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dresden Staatskapelle has a very special tradition of performing Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. It performed the then still highly controversial work for the first time in August 1838 under the baton of Johann Gottlieb Reissiger. Since 1900, the piece has been performed yearly on Palm Sunday, having been popularized by Richard Wagner in 1843
Alfonso und Estrella D. 732 by Franz Schubert( Recording )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in German and English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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