WorldCat Identities

Ludwig, Christa

Works: 4 works in 62 publications in 3 languages and 1,142 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Conductor
Classifications: M1500.B44, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christa Ludwig
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini ( Recording )
58 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pollione, a Roman Proconsul, has two children by Norma, a Druid priestess, in the course of a long relationship. Norma isn't as young and beautiful as once she was. A temple virgin, Adalgisa, is young and beautiful. Pollione must have her. He has importuned the young virgin to run away with him to Rome, and she has finally agreed. When Norma learns of Pollione's faithlessness, she threatens to kill the two children. Before she can do this, the Druid temple priests apprehend Pollione as he attempts to abscond with their sacred virgin, Adalgisa. The priests build a pyre to burn Pollione to death. Norma relents. Instead of killing the children, she blames herself for her misery and climbs onto the pyre to die with Pollione
Songs by Gustav Mahler ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1968 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini ( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Livret de cet opéra dont l'action se situe en Gaule sous l'occupation romaine, précédé de textes sur Bellini et sur Giuditta Pasta, la créatrice de Norma, ainsi que d'une brève analyse de l'oeuvre
Songs by Franz Schubert ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.47 (from 0.39 for Norma, ... to 0.63 for Songs ...)
WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Italian (46)
German (2)
Dutch (1)