WorldCat Identities

Becht, Hermann

Overview
Works: 117 works in 395 publications in 4 languages and 2,400 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Drama  Filmed operas  Operas  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Televised performances  Nonfiction television programs  Librettos 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Hermann Becht
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A much deeper and darker tragedy in the form of this opera, a yearning for death in the guise of homesickness for the "dark land of night from which Tristan's mother sent him forth", determines Tristan's disposition and destiny from the beginning
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )

33 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crucible set for the Gods is heated when the forge begins to form the powerful ring in the underworld of Nibelheim. Wotan bargains with the Giants to build the glory of Valhalla and risks the Gods immortality. To appease the Giants and ensure eternal youth, Wotan steals the Rhinegold and the ring from the evil dwarf, Alberich and gives it to the Giants. In fury, Alberich bitterly spits forth the ring's unforgiving curse
Gurre-Lieder by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MCCRACKEN, James (tenor). NORMAN, Jessye (soprano). ARNOLD, David (baritone). SCOWN, Kim (tenor). KLEMPERER, Werner (sprechstimme [speaker]) TANGLEWOOD FESTIVAL CHORUS. BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. OZAWA, Seiji (conductor)
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in German and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four operas of The Ring Cycle
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An allegory telling the mythic tale of the battle for power between the Nibelung dwarfs, the giants, and the gods
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sword Notung, which Mime has not been able to repair for Siegfried, is re-forged on an anvil left by Wotan. Siegfried uses it to kill Fafner and takes his helmet and the ring. He then kills Mime and, after destroying Wotan's power, frees Brünnhilde
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Recording )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting of Siegfried with the dragon and with Brünnhilde
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Recording )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loss of the Rheingold and the Delivery of the goddess Freia to Fasott
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Recording )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth and final music drama in Wagner's monumental Ring cycle brings to a close the adventures and fates of the chief characters. The downfall of the gods is at hand, and the ring of the curse completes its fatal mission. Seen here in the daring controversial Chéreau production at the Bayreuth Festival
Klarinettenkonzert ; Media in vita by Herbert Blendinger( )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the love story of Polly Peachum and Mack the Knife Macheath, the play satirizes the bourgeois of the Weimar Republic, revealing a society at the height of decadence and on the verge of chaos. Complemented with music by Kurt Weill, it was one of the earliest and most successful attempts to introduce jazz into the theater, and the song Mack the Knife became one of the most popular and widely recorded songs of the twentieth century
Die Gezeichneten by Franz Schreker( Recording )

8 editions published in 2002 in German and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This audio of WQXR's "Music from Germany" (December 1978 special) is the first American radio broadcast of Franz Schreker's opera "Die Gezeichhneten" ("The branded"), which was previously recorded in Hamburg on North German Radio in 1960
Arbeiten aus dem Fachausschuß V by Kommission zum Schutze der Zivilbevölkerung( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An allegory telling the mythic tale of the battle for power between the Nibelung dwarfs, the giants, and the gods
Der ring des nibelungen a stage festival drama for three days and a preliminary evening, produced at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus by Richard Wagner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in German and Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siegfried, the son of Siegmund and Sieglinde, reforges Nothung, his father's shattered sword and kills the dragon guarding the ring. The ring becomes his, as does the curse. This young man of adventure discovers the fire containing the sleeping Brunnhilde. He awakens her to love, and to love's partner: Destiny
Media in vita : symphonische Szenen für Soli, Chor und Orchester, op. 35 by Herbert Blendinger( Recording )

5 editions published in 1982 in German and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gurrelieder ; Chamber symphony no. 1 ; Verklärte Nacht by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Ring des Nibelungen : a stage festival drama for three days and a preliminary evening by Richard Wagner( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An allegory telling the mythic tale of the battle for power between the Nibelung dwarfs, the giants, and the gods
Arabella by Richard Strauss( Recording )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in Undetermined and German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star soprano Renée Fleming gives a radiant performance in the title role of Strauss's opera, a bittersweet comedy set in 1860s Vienna, starring as the beautiful daughter of an impoverished noble family. Hans-Joachim Ketelsen is Mandryka, the wealthy landowner and unlikely suitor who wins Arabella's heart. Barbara Bonney sings Zdenka, Arabella's younger sister, and Raymond Very is Matteo, the officer who thinks he is in love with Arabella but unexpectedly finds his happiness elsewhere. Judith Forst and Eric Halfvarson round out the cast as Count and Countess Waldner, Arabella and Zdenka's parents. Christoph Eschenbach conducts
 
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Alternative Names
Becht, Herman.

Hermann Becht deutscher Opernsänger

Hermann Becht Duits zanger

Hermann Becht German opera singer

Languages
German (204)

English (2)

Chinese (1)

Italian (1)