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

Overview
Works: 1,264 works in 2,850 publications in 5 languages and 29,381 library holdings
Genres: Televised operas  Drama  Television adaptations  Filmed operas  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Televised performances  Film adaptations  Opera television programs  Operas 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Distributor, Singer, 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 )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 885 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 )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Italian and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's bittersweet opera of high-spirited bohemians and the doomed love between Rodolfo, the idealistic poet and Mimi, the consumptive flower-maker, is a beautifully balanced series of tableaux depicting the infectious joie de vivre of youth and the tragic waste of disease and separation
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 572 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 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third opera in Wagner's Ring cycle, in which the fearless hero Siegfried makes his entrance
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Recording )

36 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 4 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
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in German and Multiple languages and held by 456 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
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical adaption of the classic fairy tale
Opera arias by Bryn Terfel( Recording )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in German and English and held by 416 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 )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 402 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 )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features James Morris, Mari-Anne Haggander and Chris Ludwig in the Met's acclaimed production
Parsifal by Richard Wagner( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amfortas, the ruler of the knights of the Holy Grail is ailing from a wound given to him by Klingsor, who had been rejected by the knighthood. A prophecy says that he can only be saved by a "pure fool, enlightened by compassion." Klingsor knows that Parsifal is the person mentioned in the prophecy, and he enlists the mysterious woman Kundry, against her will, to seduce Parsifal and complete his revenge
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 365 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
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

28 editions published between 1918 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultraphonic: 1660
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Recording )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loss of the Rheingold and the Delivery of the goddess Freia to Fasott
Idomeneo K. 366 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in Italian and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, in three acts
Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in German and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of gods and demons : famous operatic arias and dramatic scenes by George London( )

8 editions published between 1950 and 1996 in German and French and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of the Trojan horse
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hansel and Gretel
Alternative Names
MET Orchestra

Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra.

Metropolitan Opera Orchester

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

Metropolitan Opera Orquesta

Metropolitan Orchestra

New York Metropolitan Orchestra

Orchester der Metropolitan-Oper.

Orchester der Metropolitan Opera

Orchester des Metropolitan Opera House

Orchestra del Metropolitan Opera House, New York.

Orchestra del Teatro Metropolitan

Orchestra del Teatro Metropolitan New York.

Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera

Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Association.

Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Association of New York City.

Orchestre du Metropolitan Opera

Orchestre du Metropolitan opera (New York)

Orkiestra Metropolitan Opera w Nowym Jorku.

Orquesta del Metropolitan

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Les Troyens