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Dernesch, Helga

Overview
Works: 331 works in 981 publications in 5 languages and 8,883 library holdings
Genres: Live sound recordings  Drama  Operas  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Nonfiction films  Television adaptations  Televised performances  Nonfiction television programs  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, Production personnel, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Helga Dernesch
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner( Recording )

59 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tannhäuser deals with the medieval Minnesinger of that name
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( )

41 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner's revolutionary score changed the world of music with its radical portrayal of an all-consuming passion that can only be fulfilled in death. The legendary Birgit Nilsson sings Isolde, one of her greatest roles, in her second Met season. Karl Liebl is Tristan, the man she loves--and the best friend of the man she is forced to marry. Jerome Hines is the sorrowful King Marke and Irene Dalis sings Isolde's stalwart companion, Brangäne
Fidelio : (highlights) by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in German and English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quartet:Mir is so wunderbar;Ha!Ha!Ha! welch' ein Augenblick;Abscheulicher!;O welche Lust in freier Luft;Gott! welch' Dunkel hier!;Nur hurtig fort, nur frisch gegraben;Euch werde Lohn in bessern Welten;Er sterbe! Doch er soll erst wissen;O namen - namenlose Freude!;Des besten Konigs Wink und Wille Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Birgit Nilsson, soprano JamesMcCracken, tenor Lorin Maazel, conductor
Die Dreigroschenoper = The threepenny opera = L'opéra de quat'sous by Kurt Weill( )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructed in the 1960s, years after the original negative was destroyed by the Nazis, G.W. Pabst's Threepenny Opera remains a deliciously dark film adaptation of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's brilliant musical
Der Silbersee = The silver lake by Kurt Weill( )

11 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Silbersee: Ein Wintermärchen in drei Akten. Libretto: Georg Kaiser
Hänsel und Gretel : Märchenspiel in drei Bildern by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humperdinck's charming opera based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. The story features a gingerbread house, a wicked old witch, and a young brother and sister who get lost in the woods and trapped by the witch. With a little help from on High and their own pluck and courage they manage to save themselves as well as all the children who were previously victims of the witch
Arabella by Richard Strauss( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerns the efforts of the improverished Count Waldner to make a profitable marriage for his daughter Arabella. Complications intervene before she is happily betrothed to Mandryka, and her younger sister, Zdenka, to Arabella's former admirer Matteo
Arabella by Richard Strauss( Recording )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 253 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
Herbert Von Karajan by Herbert von Karajan( )

3 editions published in 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LONDON PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA. KARAJAN, Herbert von (conductor)
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Recording )

37 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting of Siegfried with the dragon and with Brünnhilde
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting of Sieglinde and Siegmund
Great opera duets by Renata Tebaldi( )

4 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bevat beroemde operaduetten van o.a. Delibes, Mozart, Puccini, Rossini, Humperdinck
Thielemann : my Wagner album by Richard Wagner( )

2 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "My Wagner album" Christian Thielemann ... has brought together some of his favourite recordings, from the the masters of the past and present: Fürtwängler, Knappertsbusch, Karajan, Kleiber and Boulez; he also offers two of his own Wagner recordings."--Container
Der Rosenkavalier highlights by Richard Strauss( )

2 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lear by Aribert Reimann( Recording )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in German and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Macht des Schicksals by Giuseppe Verdi( )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in German and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

41 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 223 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
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Recording )

40 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soloists: Wiener Philharmoniker Georg Solti, con
The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 215 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 Dreigroschenoper by Kurt Weill( )

1 edition published in 2000 in German and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dernesch Helge 1939-....

Helga Dernesch artiste lyrique

Helga Dernesch austerriksk songar

Helga Dernesch mezzosoprano e soprano austriaco

Helga Dernesch Oostenrijks zanger

Helga Dernesch Oostenrijks zangeres

Helga Dernesch österrikisk sångare

Helga Dernesch østerriksk sanger

Helga Dernesch østrigsk sanger

Helga Dernesch singer

Дернеш, Хельга

Languages
German (294)

English (11)

Italian (5)

Dutch (2)

French (1)