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

Overview
Works: 1,507 works in 3,119 publications in 5 languages and 27,643 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Operas  Film and video adaptations  Live sound recordings  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, 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 )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Egyptian soldier falls in love with a princess-turned-slave girl
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
18 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Italian and German and held by 558 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
Toward an American opera, 1911-1954 ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally issued on various labels
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Recording )
45 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The meeting of Sieglinde and Siegmund
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 498 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
Siegfried ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in German and English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third opera in Wagner's Ring cycle, in which the fearless hero Siegfried makes his entrance
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Visual )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in German and Multiple languages and held by 446 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
Opera arias by Bryn Terfel( Recording )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I want magic! by Renée Fleming( Recording )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 414 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 )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 407 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
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Recording )
20 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The loss of the Rheingold and the Delivery of the goddess Freia to Fasott
Parsifal by Richard Wagner( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in German and English and held by 330 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
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical adaption of the classic fairy tale
Tristan und Isolde by Brian Large( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in German and held by 324 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 )
3 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera, in three acts
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Acclaim for Robert Lepage's new production of Dos Rheingold: Subtle and spectacular, intimate and epic (London Telegraph). As strong a lineup of vocal artists for a Wagner opera as I have heard in years. Bryn Terfel's chilling, brutal Wotan: Stephanie Blythe's vocally sumptuous, magisterial yet movingly vulnerable Fricke: Eric Owens had a triumphant night as Alberich. Levine drew a splendid performance from the great Met orchestra (New York Times)"--Container
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )
16 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 296 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
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic story of the Trojan horse
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Recording )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in German and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soloists: Wiener Philharmoniker Georg Solti, con
James Levine's 25th anniversary by James Levine( Recording )
3 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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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
Languages
German (128)
Italian (48)
English (35)
French (17)
Multiple languages (1)
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