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Stolze, Gerhard

Works: 325 works in 1,190 publications in 9 languages and 10,555 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Operas  Music  Cantatas  Art music  Librettos  Filmed operas  Excerpts 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gerhard Stolze
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Recording )

109 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting of Siegfried with the dragon and with Brünnhilde
Salome by Richard Strauss( Recording )

86 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis by Peggie Cochrane
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Recording )

47 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New remastering via 96KHz 24-bit digital converter and Cedar DH2 de-hisser
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner( )

48 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner worked on Tannhäuser, his fifth opera, from 1842 to 1845, conducting the first performance on October 19, 1845 at the Dresden Royal Opera. The first two nights were uncertaqin successes, but by the third performance the opera began to have its effect on the audience. Over the next few years it became enormously popular throughout Germany, then moved to other countries. In 1859 it became the first Wagner opera to be performed in America. By 1861 Tannhäuser had been given hundreds of times, when Wagner was called upon to produce a revised version for the Paris Opéra. Despite the composer's efforts to adapt the work for French tastes, anti-Wagner riots broke out and he withdrew the work. It was not seen again in France until 1895. Meanwhile Tannhäuser, in the Dresden version, opened the second season of New York's Metropolitan Opera in November of 1884. Nowadays either the Dresden or Paris version may be given, depending on the director's preference; the current recording is an amalgam of the two. -- Page [1-2] of program notes
Carmina Burana : [cantiones profanae] by Carl Orff( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in Latin and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmina Burana by Carl Orff( Recording )

87 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 435 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
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Recording )

50 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 429 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)
Der Ring des Nibelungen : orchestral excerpts = selection orchestrale = Orchesterstücke by Richard Wagner( )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

7 grote scenes uit Richard Wagner's: "Der Ring des Nibelungen."
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Recording )

56 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theo Adam is Wotan, leader of the gods, in this extraordinary performance of the prologue to Wagner's Ring cycle--one of only two Met broadcasts ever conducted by the great Herbert von Karajan. The star-studded cast includes Gerhard Stolze as Loge, the cunning demi-god of fire, Martti Talvela and Karl Ridderbusch as the giants, Fasolt and Fafner, Zoltán Kelemen as the Nibelung dwarf Alberich, and a young Sherrill Milnes in the supporting role of Donner
Oedipus der Tyrann by Carl Orff( )

24 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sofokles' tragedie bearbejdet af Friedrich Hölderlin
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

17 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's last work is his only major comedy and one of his crowning glories. Judith Raskin and Luigi Alva are the enchanting Fenton and Nannetta who want to be married even though her father, Ford (Frank Guarrera), objects. Ford's wife Alice (Phyllis Curtin) is being wooed by Falstaff (Ezio Flagello) who is also interested in Meg Page (Mildred Miller). Fortunately Dame Quickly (Fedora Barbieri) is a match for Falstaff and teaches him a lesson
Wozzeck by Alban Berg( Recording )

14 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Levine, a longtime champion of this groundbreaking work, has conducted every Met performance of Wozzeck since 1974. He brings Berg's revolutionary score to dramatic life in this broadcast, leading an extraordinary cast headed by Christian Boesch and Hildegard Behrens. Boesch gives a heartbreaking performance as the poor, abused soldier of the title, and Behrens is stunning as his faithless and conflicted wife, Marie. Richard Cassilly sings the vain Drum Major who seduces her, and Ragnar Ulfung and Franz Mazura are the Captain and the Doctor, who mock and torture Wozzeck
Die Zauberflöte : highlights by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in German and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zu Hilfe! Zu Hilfe! -- Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja -- Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön -- O zittre nicht, mein lieber Sohn! -- Hm, hm, hm ... (Quintet) -- Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen -- Wei stark ist nicht dein Zauberton -- O Isis und Osiris -- Wie? Wie? Wie? (Quintet) -- Alles fühlt der Liebe Freuden -- Der Hölle Rache -- Ach, ich fühl's -- Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen -- Papageno-Papagena duet -- Die Strahlen der Sonne vertreiben die Nacht
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
Opernzenen by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau( )

2 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julietta by Heimo Erbse( )

in German and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georg Buechners Wozzeck : Oper in 3 Akten (15 Szenen), op. 7 by Alban Berg( Recording )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These excerpts from Wozzeck were prepared for concert performance in 1924, at the suggestion of Hermann Scherchen. They were premiered in June of that year
Messe solennelle de Ste. Cécile by Charles Gounod( )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cäcilien-Messe by Charles Gounod( Recording )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tannhäuser : highlights = höhepunkte = extraits by Richard Wagner( )

1 edition published in 1997 in German and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Gerhard Stolze deutscher Charaktertenor

Gerhard Stolze Duits zanger

Gerhard Stolze German opera singer

Gerhard Stolze tenore tedesco

Stolze, Gerhard 1926-1979