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Staatsoper Dresden Chor

Works: 474 works in 1,054 publications in 6 languages and 12,878 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Drama  Operas  Symphonies  Art music  Librettos  Interviews  Motion picture music  Arrangements (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Musician, Singer
Classifications: M1001, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Staatsoper Dresden
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( )

40 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,002 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
Rienzi by Richard Wagner( )

40 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Aug.-Sept. 1974 and Apr. 1976, Lucaskirche, Dresden
Tiefland by Eugen d' Albert( )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th century Catalonia, the story of the love of a selfish feudal lord and a handsome, brave shepherd for the same beautiful gypsy dancer
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Recording )

43 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 538 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]
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in German and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Jessye Norman is Ariadne, the mythological heroine abandoned by her lover on the island of Naxos. In Strauss and Hofmannsthal's charming opera-within-an-opera, she is joined by Ruth Ann Swenson as Zerbinetta, the flirtatious leader of a commedia dell'arte troupe that--by order of an eccentric patron--unexpectedly finds itself in the middle of Ariadne's tragic story. Thomas Moser sings Bacchus, the young god who wins Ariadne, and Susanne Mentzer is the Composer of the fictional opera. Wagnerian bass-baritone Thomas Stewart makes a late-career cameo appearance as the Music Master
Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in German and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Jacobs conducts this performance of Mozart's opera. With the RIAS Kammerchor and Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Die Hochzeit des Figaro = Le nozze di Figaro : KV 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in German and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die verkaufte Braut by Bedřich Smetana( )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in German and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die verkaufte Braut: Komische Oper in drei Akten. Libretto: Karel Sabina
Symphony no 9 by Gustav Mahler( )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 433 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
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Recording )

32 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elektra: Tragödie in einem Aufzug, op. 58. Libretto: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Symphony no. 9 : "choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A five-part exploration of Ludwig von Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, examining the music itself along with the historical and personal setting in which it was created"--Guide p. 2
Die schweigsame Frau by Richard Strauss( Recording )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die schweigsame Frau: Komische Oper in drei Aufzügen, op.80. Libretto: Stefan Zweig
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

24 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 244 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
Te Deum op. 22 by Hector Berlioz( )

3 editions published in 2006 in Latin and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te Deum pour ténor, trois choeurs, orchestre et orgue concertante, op.22
Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák( )

3 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Rosenkavalier ; Arabella : Szenen = scenes by Richard Strauss( )

2 editions published in 1995 in German and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg : highlights by Richard Wagner( )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in German and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Variations and fugue on a theme by Mozart : op. 132 by Max Reger( )

3 editions published in 2006 in Latin and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messe in Es, D 950 by Franz Schubert( )

2 editions published in 2009 in Latin and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Symphonien = the symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

4 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinfonie Nr.28 C-Dur, KV 200 / Sinfonie Nr.29 A-Dur, KV 201 / Sinfonie Nr.30 D-Dur, KV 202
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Alternative Names

controlled identitySächsische Staatsoper Dresden. Chor

Chor der Dresdener Staatsoper.

Chor der Dresdner Staatsoper

Chor der Sächsischen Staatsoper Dresden

Chor der Staatsoper

Chor der Staatsoper Dresden.

Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, - 1991

Chor des Staatsoper Dresden

Dresden Chor

Dresden. Staatsoper. Chor

Dresden State Opera Chorus

Dresden State Opera Chorus - 1991

Dresdner Staatsopernchor

Mitglieder des Chores der Staatsoper Dresden.

Opernchor der Staatsoper

Opernchor der Staatsoper Dresden

Sächsische Staatsoper Dresedn. Chor

Saxon state oper. Choir

Semperoper. Chor

Staatsoper Dresden. Chor.


Staatsopernchor Dresden, - 1991