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Chung, Myung-Whun 1953-

Works: 734 works in 1,771 publications in 10 languages and 32,742 library holdings
Genres: Symphonies  Operas  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Drama  Excerpts  Motets  Songs  Carols  Songs and music 
Roles: Conductor, Instrumentalist, Performer, Author, Other, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Dedicatee
Classifications: M1001, 782.1
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Sacred arias by Andrea Bocelli( Recording )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes carols, hymns and spirituals, 1770-1870
Scheherazade by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov( )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer readable information includes biographies, historical information, and scores
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Act II. A ground-floor hall in the castle; a door leads to the garden. Iago continues his plan: he suggests to Cassio to ask Desdemona to intercede in his favour with Otello. In a monologue, Iago describes his cynical view of life, then he plants the seeds of jealousy in the Moor's soul, leading him to suspect that there is a secret love between Cassio and Desdemona. Thus, when the woman, arriving from the garden, tries to intercede for the degraded captain, Otello's jealousy is enflamed, and he brusquely refuses the request. Once again, Iago insinuates having heard some compromising words murmured by Cassio in his sleep, and, having obtained with the help of his wife Emilia a handkerchief that Otello had given to his young wife, affirms having seen it in Cassio's hands. For Otello, this is proof enough. He vows terrible revenge
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of Katerina Ismailova, who is trapped in a loveless marriage. The action takes place in Mtsensk immediately before the Russian Revolution of 1917. In the tradition of "Anna Karenina" and "Madame Bovary" Katerina's fatalistic pusuit of passion has disasterous results
Turangalîla-symphonie by Olivier Messiaen( Recording )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in the presence of the composer Oct. 1990 at the Opéra de Paris-Bastille, Paris
Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Biblical tale of the overwhelming love between a Jewish leader (Samson) and a Philistine beauty (Dalila) that turns sour and destroys them both has inspired numerous composers. But it's easy to see why Saint-Saëns's opera has remained a favorite--not only with audiences but also with great singing actors. Seldom has Dalila been so sultry and seductive, or Samson's fall from strong man to blind prisoner been so wrenching. With enticing Risë Stevens and heroic Mario Del Monaco in the titles roles, and Martial Singher as the High Priest, this stunning performance is a true gem
Éclairs sur l'alu delà by Olivier Messiaen( Recording )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eclairs sur l'Au-Delà ... pour grand orchestre
Chant d'amour : mélodies françaises by Cecilia Bartoli( Recording )

29 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concert à quatre ; Les offrandes oubliées ; Un sourire ; Le tombeau resplendissant by Olivier Messiaen( Recording )

9 editions published in 1995 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( Recording )

17 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening the disc is Vivaldi's brief Sonata al Santo Sepolcro, an instrumental work probably intended for inclusion in an Easter church service. This is followed by a Stabat Mater proper, also by Vivaldi. Vivaldi used just the first ten verses of the text, creating one of the most sombre of all settings, here performed by the Canadian ensemble Theatre of Early Music and its director, counter-tenor Daniel Taylor, who in Bach is joined by Emma Kirkby, taking on the soprano part
Double concerto by Johannes Brahms( )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un chef-d'ouvre du répertoire romantique interprété par la fine fleur des solistes français. En complément, ils interprètent le quintette pour clarinette de Brahms avec le clarinettiste Paul Meyer
Symphony no. 9 by Gustav Mahler( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dresden Staatskapelle has a very special tradition of performing Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. It performed the then still highly controversial work for the first time in August 1838 under the baton of Johann Gottlieb Reissiger. Since 1900, the piece has been performed yearly on Palm Sunday, having been popularized by Richard Wagner in 1843
Complete symphonies by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( )

5 editions published in 2014 in Russian and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Symphony no. 4 in E minor
Quatuor pour la fin du temps by Olivier Messiaen( )

18 editions published in 2000 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quatuor pour la fin du temps pour clarinette, violon, violoncelle et piano / Le Merle noir pour flûte et piano
Diva by Kiri Te Kanawa( )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Highlights from Montserrat Caballés recordings on Sony Classical, 1963-2000. Famous arias, popular songs and evergreens. Includig the iconic anthem Barcelona with Freddie Mercury."--Publisher description
La damnation de Faust by Hector Berlioz( )

14 editions published in 1998 in 4 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baritone solo in French
Greatest hits by Kiri Te Kanawa( )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des canyons aux étoiles-- by Olivier Messiaen( )

14 editions published in 2002 in 6 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commissioned to celebrate the bicentenary of the United States Declaration of Independence, this was inspired by the composer's tours around Utah's magnificent landscapes, including Bryce Canyon and Cedar Breaks, which so affected him with their beauty. This is no musical tourism however: the work takes the listener upwards, from the depths of the canyons, to the songs of birds, to outer space, and ultimately to the Celestial City
James Galway plays Khachaturi︠a︡n by Aram Khachaturi︠a︡n( )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duets : Cecilia & Bryn by Cecilia Bartoli( Recording )

9 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Chung, Myung-whun

Chung, Myung-Whun 1953-

Chung Myung-whun chef d'orchestre coréen

Chung Myung-whun südkoreanischer Dirigent und Pianist

Čōñ, Myōñ-Hun 1953-...

Jeong Myeong-Hun 1953-....

Jung Myeung-Hoon 1953-....

Myun-whun Txung

Myung-whun Chung

Myung-Whun, Chung 1953-

Myung-Whun Chung direttore d'orchestra e pianista sudcoreano

Myung-whun Chung dirigent uit Zuid-Korea

Myung-whun Chung pianista y director de orquesta surcoreano

Myung-whun Chung South Korean pianist and conductor

Whun Chung, Kyung 1953-

Whun, Chung Myung 1953-

Чон Мён Хун

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