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Metternich, Josef

Overview
Works: 371 works in 693 publications in 5 languages and 4,716 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Excerpts  Librettos  Juvenile works  Fiction  Musical settings  Fairy tales  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, Author, Vocalist, Interviewee, Creator, Conductor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Josef Metternich
Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( )

26 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia hamari, mezzo-soprano
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( )

13 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 292 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
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

11 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera about the captain of an infamous Dutch ghost ship who can be freed only by a woman who consents to marry him
Vier letzte Lieder ; Capriccio (Letzte Szene) ; Arabella (Aufzüge) by Richard Strauss( )

3 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four last songs ; Capriccio (closing scene) ; Arabella (extracts) by Richard Strauss( )

3 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Bajazzo by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( )

12 editions published between 1958 and 1995 in German and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 257 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
Le vaisseau fantôme by Richard Wagner( )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in German and French and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( )

7 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under James Levine's thrilling direction the famous Met Orchestra is at its best in this first installment of Wagner's Ring cycle. From the dark, mysterious beginning in the depths of the Rhine River to the blazing end as the gods cross the rainbow bridge into their new home of Valhalla, this is a searing performance. James Morris is the commanding Wotan, the god who thinks he has everything under control, even as he unwittingly sows the seeds of his own destruction
Heansel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( )

2 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hansel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Recording )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When they are left in the woods by their parents, two children find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch
Four last songs ; Capriccio : op. 85. Closing scene ; Arabella : excerpts by Richard Strauss( Recording )

5 editions published in 1987 in German and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Recording )

18 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 70 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]
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg [opera in three acts. Music and libretto by Richard] Wagner by Richard Wagner( Recording )

3 editions published in 1964 in German and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabella : the great scenes by Richard Strauss( Recording )

3 editions published in 1954 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opernarien = Opera arias. II by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vier letzte Lieder ; Arabella [highlights] ; Capriccio. [Morgen mittag um elf!] by Richard Strauss( )

2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distinguished soprano Zinka Milanov brought out the emotion and drama of Verdi's sweeping vocal lines like few others. She's heard here as Amelia, a woman accused of betraying her husband, Renato (Josef Metternich), with his best friend Riccardo, the country's ruler (Richard Tucker). Seeking a way out of her hopeless situation she follows the advice of the fortuneteller Ulrica (Jean Madeira)--only to set in motion a series of events that lead to death and tragedy. A young Roberta Peters sings the page Oscar and Dimitri Mitropoulos conducts
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf( Recording )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mujer y soprano de carácter, esta cantante de origen polaco debutó con tan sólo 13 años. Formó parte de la Ópera de Berlín y en 1946 se trasladó a Viena. Ese mismo año es invitada por Walter Legge a realizar una audición. El resultado fue inmejorable
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Josef Metternich

Josef Metternich artiste lyrique, frère du contrebassiste Anton Metternich

Josef Metternich cantante de ópera alemán

Josef Metternich deutscher Opernsänger

Josef Metternich Duits zanger

Josef Metternich German opera singer

Josef Metternich professor académico alemão

Josef Metternich tysk professor

ヨーゼフ・メッテルニヒ

Languages
German (111)

French (8)

Italian (6)

English (1)

Guarani (1)