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

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Works: 2,080 works in 4,442 publications in 5 languages and 36,925 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Televised operas  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Filmed operas  Televised performances  Opera television programs  Excerpts 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Other, Distributor, Contributor, Singer
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 )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Egyptian soldier falls in love with a princess-turned-slave girl
Opera arias = Opernarien by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back cover carries chronological list of Callas's "first performances of the works in which she has sung."
I want magic! by Renée Fleming( Recording )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 624 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!
This is my country by Mormon Tabernacle Choir( )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

47 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultraphonic: 1660
Orchestral music by Richard Wagner( )

4 editions published in 1997 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward an American opera, 1911-1954 by Victor Herbert( Recording )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally issued on various labels
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 510 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
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 507 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
Vanessa by Samuel Barber( Recording )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Barber's opera had it world premiere at the Met in 1958. In this first revival, soprano Mary Costa took on the title role of the beautiful woman who has waited 20 years for the return of her lover, Anatol. But the man who appears is a younger Anatol, her lover's son, sung by John Alexander. Rosalind Elias as Erika, Vanessa's niece, and Giorgio Tozzi as the Doctor reprise their portrayals from the world premiere. Blanche Thebom is the Old Baroness and William Steinberg conducts
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( )

57 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 425 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
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera about the captain of an infamous Dutch ghost ship who can be freed only by a woman who consents to marry him
Live in Tokyo 1988 by Kathleen Battle( )

5 editions published in 1989 in Italian and English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final segment of the "Ring cycle," Wagner brings the double tragedy of Wotan and Siegfried full circle. Brünnhilde declares that Wotan is all-powerful and everlasting. With helmet and gleaming armour, she rides through the air leading a resurrected Siegfried by the hand. Siegfried is reconciled with Wotan, and society is cured of its ills
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 404 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
Bachiana brasileira no. 5 : opera arias & Brazilian folksongs by Bidú Sayão( )

2 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parsifal : [ein Bühnenweihfestspiel] by Richard Wagner( )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner's mystical opera makes extraordinary demands on the conductor, but James Levine is renowned for the special affection and authority he brings to this transcendent work. The music shimmers and glows, evoking the legendary world of the Knights of the Holy Grail and the pure fool who brings healing power to the land. Peter Hofmann stars as the questing title hero, Jerome Hines sings the wise old man, Gurnemanz, and Mignon Dunn is the voluptuous Kundry, whose erotic temptations almost ensnare the young hero
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 328 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
 
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Met Orchestra

Met Orchestra (New York, N.Y.)

Met Orchestra (New York, New York)

MET Orchestra New York, NY

Metropolitan Opera bOrchester

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)

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-Oper

Orchester der Metropolitan Opera

Orchester der Metropolitan Opera New York

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 di New York

Orchestra del Teatro Metropolitan New York

Orchestra del Teatro Metropolitan New York, NY

Orchestra della Metropolitan Opera House

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 Association of New York City

Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera New York, NY

Orchestre du Met

Orchestre du metropolitan opera

Orchestre du Metropolitan opera de New York

Orchestre du Metropolitan Opera New York, NY

Orkestr "Metropoliten opera"

Orkiestra Metropolitan Opera w Nowym Jorku

Orquesta del Metropolitan

Orquesta del Metropolitan New York, NY

The Met Orchestra

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

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