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

Overview
Works: 1,585 works in 3,326 publications in 5 languages and 28,586 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Televised operas  Musical settings  Operas  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Distributor, Singer, Musician, Conductor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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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 )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs, a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 568 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 )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 566 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
Toward an American opera, 1911-1954 by Victor Herbert( Recording )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally issued on various labels
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance of Wagner's opera Siegfried recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House features vocalists such as Bryn Terfel, Deborah Voigt, Jay Hunter Morris, and Gerhard Seigel in the leading roles
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Recording )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A three disc recording of this famous Wagner opera as performed by a stellar cast of singers and the Berislav Klobucar led Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Opera arias by Bryn Terfel( Recording )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 444 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
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 418 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
I want magic! by Renée Fleming( Recording )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I have dreamt; The letter song; Monica's waltz; Summertime; My man's gone now; Glitter and be gay; Ain't it a pretty night; The trees on the mountains; No word from Tom; He has come, he has come!; I want magic!
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features James Morris, Mari-Anne Haggander and Chris Ludwig in the Met's acclaimed production
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production was recorded in the Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli in 1960 and is sung in Italian. This CD set also includes excerpts from two other productions; one with Giuletta Simionato as Carmen, recorded in Palermo in 1959 (sung in Italian) and one with Simionato as Carmen and Di Stefano as Don José recorded in La Scala Milan in 1955 and conducted by Karajan
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Recording )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loss of the Rheingold and the Delivery of the goddess Freia to Fasott
Tristan und Isolde by Brian Large( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in German and held by 319 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
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical adaption of the classic fairy tale
Idomeneo K. 366 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

3 editions published in 1996 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, in three acts
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of the Trojan horse
Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in German and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parsifal by Richard Wagner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video tape of a live performance of Wagner's opera Parsifal
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Recording )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting of Siegfried with the dragon and with Brünnhilde
 
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Alternative Names
MET Orchestra

Met Orchestra (New York, N.Y.)

Met Orchestra (New York, New York)

Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra.

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

Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra (New York, New York)

Metropolitan Opera Orchester

Metropolitan opera orchestra

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (New York)

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

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (New York, New York)

Metropolitan Opera Orquesta

Metropolitan Orchestra

New York Metropolitan Orchestra

Orch. del Metropolitan di New York

Orchester der Metropolitan Opera

Orchester des Metropolitan Opera House

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 di New York

Orchestra del Teatro Metropolitan New York.

Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera

Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Association

Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Association (New York, N.Y.)

Orchestre du Metropolitan Opera

Orchestre du Metropolitan opera de New York

Orkiestra Metropolitan Opera w Nowym Jorku.

Orquesta del Metropolitan

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Les Troyens