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Kuen, Paul 1910-1997

Overview
Works: 325 works in 768 publications in 7 languages and 4,938 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Music  Cantatas  Librettos  Filmed operas  Musical settings  Art music  Chamber music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Adapter, Other, Contributor, Cartographer, wat, Composer, Correspondent, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Kuen
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Recording )

72 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loss of the Rheingold and the Delivery of the goddess Freia to Fasott
Le nozze di Figaro : K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Der Mond ; Die Kluge by Carl Orff( )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( )

36 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El anillo del nibelungo en alemán, es un ciclo de cuatro óperas épicas, basadas libremente en figuras y elementos de la mitología germánica, particularmente las Sagas islandesas. Estas operas son, El oro del Rin (Das Rheingold), La valquiria (Die Walküre), Sigfrido (Siegfried) y El ocaso de los dioses (Götterdämmerung)
Antigonae by Carl Orff( )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antigonae: Ein Trauerspiel des Sophokles in der Uebersetzung von Friedrich Hölderlin
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digital Audio Download Includes: Part 1: 1. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I: Vorspiel (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Karl Ridderbusch/Bernd Weikl/Peter Schreier/Martin Vantin/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 2. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 1: Westw?rts schweift der Blick (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Peter Schreier/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 3. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 2: Frisch weht der Wind der Heimat zu (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Peter Schreier/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 4. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 2: Hab 'acht, Tristan! (Jon Vickers/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 5. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 3: Weh! ach wehe! Dies zu dulden! (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 6. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 3: Wie lachend sie mir Lieder singen (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 7. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 3: O blinde Augen! Bl?de Herzen! (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 8. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 3: Welcher Wahn! Welch' eitles Z?rnen! (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 9. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 3: Kennst du der Mutter K?nste nicht? (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 10. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 4: Auf! Auf! Ihr Frauen! (Helga Dernesch/Walter Berry/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 11. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 4: Herrn Tristan bringe meinen Gruss (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 12. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 4: H?rtest du nicht? Hier bleib' ich (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 13. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: Begehrt, Herrin, was ihr w?nscht (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 14. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: Da du so sittsam, mein Herr Tristan (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) Part 2: 1. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: War Morold dir so wert (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 2. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: Des Schweigens Herrin heisst mich schweigen (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 3. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: Tristan!...Isolde! (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 4. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: Schnell, den Mantel, den K?nigsschmuck! (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 5. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act II: Vorspiel (Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von... (P) 2011 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by EMI Records Ltd
Die verkaufte Braut : [komische Oper in drei Akten] by Bedřich Smetana( )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1960 in German and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die verkaufte Braut: Komische Oper in drei Akten. Libretto: Karel Sabina
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Recording )

45 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of the legendary performances from the Met's vast archive of historic broadcasts. The incomparable Lauritz Melchior stars in the title role of the young hero who sets out to explore the world--killing the fierce dragon Fafner (Eduard Habich) and the evil dwarf Mime (Karl Laufkötter) along the way. When Wotan (the great Friedrich Schorr) tries to stop him, Siegfried uses his sword to break the god's spear and makes his way to the sleeping Brünnhilde (a radiant Kirsten Flagstad). He awakens her with a kiss--and sets in motion the events that, in the following opera, will bring about the end of the world. Kerstin Thorborg co-stars as Erda and Artur Bodanzky conducts
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Recording )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Bohm's only studio version of the work was recorded in 1958. When Deutsche Grammophon originally planned to record the work, there were already two rival versions on the market: the Decca recording under Erich Kleiber and EMI's version under Herbert von Karajan. Karajan's recording was made in December 1956 and should have included Irmgard Seefried as Octavian and Rita Streich as Sophie, but in both cases cast changes became necessary: Seefried was replaced by the young Christa Ludwig, and pregnancy forced Rita Streich to withdraw. As a result, Deutsche Grammophon was able to use both these singers for its own recording exactly two years later. It boasts a wonderful cast, with the full-throated Marianne Schech as the Marschallin, Irmgard Seefried bringing a range of colour to the 'trouser' role of Octavian, Rita Streich light and exquisite as Sophie, and a rounded, lyrical portrait of Faninal from Fischer-Dieskau. The recording also reunited Bohm with his 'old' orchestra, the Dresden Staatskapelle, an orchestra often referred to as the Zauberharfe or Magic Harp for the fluent and airborne quality of its sound
Carmina Burana by Carl Orff( Recording )

27 editions published between 1953 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936. It is based on 24 of the poems found in the medieval collection Carmina Burana
Die Kluge by Carl Orff( Recording )

13 editions published between 1943 and 1965 in 4 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Kluge: Geschichte von dem König und der klugen Frau: Oper in zwölf Szenen / Der Mond: Kleines Welttheater in einem Akt
Hans Knappertsbusch conducts Wagner Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Recording )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trionfi by Carl Orff( Recording )

2 editions published between 1950 and 1964 in Latin and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turandot by Ferruccio Busoni( Recording )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turandot: Eine chinesische Fabel in zwei Akten nach dem Drama von Carlo Gozzi
Die beiden Schützen by Albert Lortzing( Recording )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in German and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Rheingold ; Die Walküre ; Siegfried ; Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Recording )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 20 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]
Turandot : eine chinesische Fabel nach Gozzi in zwei Akten by Ferruccio Busoni( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Rose vom Liebesgarten by Hans Pfitzner( Recording )

2 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Kuehn, Paul 1910-1997

Paul Kuën deutscher Opernsänger (Charaktertenor)

Paul Kuën Duits zanger

Paul Kuën German opera singer

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