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Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra

Overview
Works: 2,254 works in 3,965 publications in 6 languages and 27,614 library holdings
Genres: Television adaptations  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Musical settings  Interviews  Operas  Televised operas  Film and video adaptations  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Vocalist, Conductor
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
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Publications about Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Publications about Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Publications by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Publications by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Most widely held works about Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
 
Most widely held works by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Egyptian soldier falls in love with a princess-turned-slave girl
Opera arias by Bryn Terfel ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toward an American opera, 1911-1954 ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the Latin Quarter of 1830's Paris, the opera focuses on the love between the poet Rodolfo and Mimi, who leaves him due to his irrational jealousy, only to return as she is dying of consumption
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in mythical Peking, Princess Turandot declares she will marry any man of royal blood who can solve three riddles she sets him. Failure to solve the riddles will result in execution. Prince Calaf, in spite of many entreaties not to do so, wishes to seek the hand of Turandot. Calaf solves the riddles, but gives Turandot another chance to be rid of him. Ultimately, Turandot discovers that love is the answer she needs
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
27 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The meeting of Sieglinde and Siegmund
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Staging of Strauss' play-within-a-play, where "the dominant impression is one of complementary ideas in stark juxtaposition: opera seria and opera buffa, romantic love and hard-headed practicality, art and commerce, fantasy and reality."--Guide, p. 6
Siegfried by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third opera in the "Ring cycle." Siegfried follows the adventures of the son of demigods Siegmund and Sieglinde as he conquers his enemies and rescues the beauteous Brunnhilde with the help of his magic sword
I want magic! by Renée Fleming ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Renee Fleming eloquently demonstrates the remarkable breadth of vocal possiblities that American opera offers the soprano voice
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This performance of Wagner's opera Gotterdamerung recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House features vocalists such as Wendy Bryn Harmer, Deborah Voigt, Jay Hunter Morris, and Hans-Peter Konig in the leading roles
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical adaption of the classic fairy tale
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic story of the Trojan horse
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A presentation of Wagner's opera about the fatal voyage which Tristan, a vassal to the court of King Marke, makes to Ireland to bring back Isolde as the king's bride. On the return voyage Tristan and Isolde drink by mistake a love potion, which binds them irrevocably to each other. The story resolves itself into a series of love intrigues in which the two lovers ingeniously outwit the king
Idomeneo K. 366 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera, in three acts
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Ein Bühnenfestspiel für drei Tage und einen Vorabend Vorabend: Das Rheingold: Vier Szenen
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features James Morris, Mari-Anne Haggander and Chris Ludwig in the Met's acclaimed production
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features James Morris, Mari-Anne Haggander and Chris Ludwig in the Met's acclaimed production
Parsifal by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An interpretation of Wagner's last opera of German and Christian mythology, set in the Middle Ages, and centering on the brotherhood of Grail knights who guard "the chalice in which the blood of the crucified Saviour had once been caught." [Guide, p.8]
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in German and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Siegfried finds the ring. He is slain by Gunther. Brunhilde returns the ring
Ouvertüren & Vorspiele Overtures & preludes by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
MET Orchestra.
Met Orchestra (New York, N.Y.)
Met Orchestra (New York, New York)
MET Orchestra New York, NY
Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra.
Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra (New York, New York)
Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra New York, NY
Metropolitan Opera New York, NY Orchester
Metropolitan Opera New York, NY Orquesta
Metropolitan Opera Orchester
Metropolitan opera orchestra
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (New York, New York)
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra New York, NY
Metropolitan Opera Orquesta
Metropolitan Orchestra.
Metropolitan Orchestra New York, NY
New York Metropolitan Orchestra.
Orch. del Metropolitan di New York
Orchester der Metropolitan Opera.
Orchester der Metropolitan Opera New York, NY
Orchester des Metropolitan Opera House
Orchester des Metropolitan Opera House New York,NY
Orchestra del Metropolitan di New York.
Orchestra del Metropolitan Opera
Orchestra del Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
Orchestra del Teatro Metropolitan
Orchestra del Teatro Metropolitan New York.
Orchestra del Teatro Metropolitan New York, NY
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera.
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Association
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Association (New York, N.Y.)
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Association New York, NY
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera New York, NY
Orchestre du Metropolitan Opera.
Orchestre du Metropolitan opera de New York
Orchestre du Metropolitan Opera New York, NY
Orkiestra Metropolitan Opera w Nowym Jorku.
Orquesta del Metropolitan
Orquesta del Metropolitan New York, NY
Languages
German (121)
Italian (47)
English (39)
French (7)
Multiple languages (1)
Dutch (1)
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