Most widely held works about Eva Marton
Most widely held works by Eva Marton
Turandot ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 837 libraries worldwide
Puccini's Turandot based on an outstanding MET production from 1988 with Eva Marton and Placido Damingo.
Lohengrin ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in German and English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Story of the Swan Knight, who comes to rescue the falsely accused Elsa, stays to marry her, and then must leave her when she disobeys his warning not to question his name or lineage.
Il trovatore ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Leonora loves a knight who serenades her as a troubadoor. The knight is in an army fighting a civil war agaist the Count, who also loves Leonora. The knight thinks he's the son of the gypsy woman who raised him & whose mother was killed by the Count, but he's actually the Count's brother. When the rivalry between the two men becomes violent, tragedy occurs.
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
83 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 373 libraries worldwide
By imperial decree, Princess Turandot is to marry the first royal suitor able to answer her three riddles, failure leading to execution, a fate to be suffered by the Prince of Persia. Calaf resolves to try his chance with the cold-hearted Princess, although Ping, Pang and Pong and his father try to dissuade him. Turandot poses her three riddles, which Calaf answers correctly, offering her a chance of escape, if, before morning, she can find out his name. Every effort is made to find out Calaf's name, with the slave-girl Liù tortured, but remaining loyally silent, killing herself rather than reveal it. Finally Calaf tells her his name, but now Turandot has learned that his true name is Love.
A kékszakállú herceg vára Bluebeard's castle by Béla Bartók ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in German and English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Presents scenes from the telecast performance of Tannhäuser on November 22 and December 20, 1982.
Elektra by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Richard Strauss' gripping musical interpretation of Sophocles' tale of horror and revenge is given a compelling production by the innovative East German director, Harry Kupfer.
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 249 libraries worldwide
The story of the love between Tosca, a singer and Cavaradossi, a painter which through the intervention of the cruel and lustful police chief, Baron Scarpia ends tragically for all concerned.
Violanta [opera in one act, op. 8 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold ( Recording )
30 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 245 libraries worldwide
La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 205 libraries worldwide
SUMMARY: Opera in four acts set in Renaissance Venice about a beautiful street singer and the men who love her.
Die Frau ohne Schatten opera in three acts ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in German and held by 202 libraries worldwide
The daughter of Keikobad, ruler of the spirit world, has married an Emperor. As a result she is now neither human nor a spirit and cannot bear children unless she can find a shadow.
Tannhäuser opera in three acts ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in German and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Fedora by Umberto Giordano ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Italian and German and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Tosca ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in Italian and English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
The cruel and lustful chief of the secret police uses the jealousy of the famed singer Tosca to make her betray her lover who has hidden an escaped political prisoner. To save her lover Tosca agrees to give herself to the chief but learns too late that he has tricked her when her lover is executed.
Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Set before and during the French Revolution, Andrea Chénier is an idealistic poet, caught in the political violence, and Maddalena is the woman he loves.
Salome by Richard Strauss ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in German and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Tannhäuser ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in German and held by 165 libraries worldwide
The minstrel Tannhũser, grown weary of the pagan revelries in the court of Venus, longs for salvation. Repudiating the goddess, he finds himself at the Wartburg where he meets the saintly Elisabeth who encourages his quest for redemption. Journeying to Rome, Tannhũser is rejected when told by the Pope that he could no more be forgiven his sins than could the papal staff break into flower. Returning to the Wartburg to die, Tannhũser expires as a pilgrim band enters, proclaiming the miracle that the Pope's staff has blossomed.
Andrea Chénier ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in Italian and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Gérard, a servant turned revolutionary wreaks his revenge against Chénier who is condemned to death. Maddalena, loved by both men, joins Chénier in his cell and they go to the guillotine together.
Turandot lyrisches Drama in drei Akten ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Italian and German and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Set in Peking, the opera opens with the proclamation that Princess Turandot will become the bride of the royal suitor who can successfully answer three riddles. Unsuccessful suitors lose not only the hand of the princess, but their heads as well. Calaf, a handsome prince who has been travelling the countryside incognito, is so struck by Turandot's beauty that he tries to win her hand.
Arabella (Strauss, Richard) Cantatas, Secular Chénier, André,--1762-1794 Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with organ Choruses, Sacred (Women's voices) with orchestra Drama Electra (Greek mythology) Elizabeth,--of Hungary, Saint,--1207-1231 Feature films Film and video adaptations Filmed operas Filmed performances Films Films--for the hearing impaired Jacobsen, J. P.--1847-1885 Juvenile works Love Man-woman relationships Masses Merlin (Legendary character) Music Musical settings Musicals--Excerpts Music--Computer network resources Music videos Nonfiction films Nonfiction television programs Opera Operas Operas Operas--Excerpts Operas--Excerpts, Arranged Oratorios Princes Princesses Salome--(Biblical figure) Sequences (Music) Solo cantatas Songs Songs, Catalan Songs (High voice) with orchestra Songs (High voice) with piano Swan-knight (Legendary character) Symphonic poems Symphonies Tannhäuser Televised operas Televised performances Television adaptations Video recordings
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