WorldCat Identities

Balatsch, Norbert

Overview
Works: 444 works in 959 publications in 5 languages and 2,056 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Operas  Filmed operas  Televised performances  Nonfiction television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Singer, Other, Director, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Norbert Balatsch
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

20 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth and final music drama in Wagner's monumental Ring cycle brings to a close the adventures and fates of the chief characters. The downfall of the gods is at hand, and the ring of the curse completes its fatal mission. Seen here in the daring controversial Chéreau production at the Bayreuth Festival
Die Schöpfung (Beginning) by Joseph Haydn( )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini gold by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in No Linguistic content and Italian and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2008, the world of classical music will celebrate the life of Giacomo Puccini, born 150 years ago! Here is the definitive greatest hits package from the world's greatest vocalists. Includes tracks by Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Renee Fleming, Anna Netrebko, Placido Domingo and more. Includes a track from new tenor sensation Jonas Kaufmann. An outstanding collection of popular arias and duets from Puccini's greatest operas--including La Boh?, Tosca, Madame Butterfly, Gianni Schicchi and Turandot. Includes reprise of Nessun dorma by the three tenors--Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo & Jose Carreras--from their landmark Concert in Rome, 1990
Ode to joy Choral classics( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem in D minor for male choir and orchestra by Luigi Cherubini( Recording )

3 editions published in 1974 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Recording )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This broadcast of Wagner's most romantic opera stars René Kollo as the knight of the Holy Grail who arrives in a boat pulled by a swan to defend the innocent Elsa, played by Pilar Lorengar. Mignon Dunn is the dark and malevolent Ortrud who poisons the couple's happiness, with some help from her husband, Telramund (Donald McIntyre). James Levine leads the Met orchestra, bringing out the shimmer and the thunder of the score, along with every shade of expression in between
Matthäus Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'information lisible par ordinateur comprend la reprod. de la partition autographe de la passion conservée à la Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Mus. Ms. Bach P. 25)
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner( Recording )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tannhäuser deals with the medieval Minnesinger of that name
Ein Deutsches Requiem op. 45 ; Schicksalslied : op. 54 by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in German and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An allegory telling the mythic tale of the battle for power between the Nibelung dwarfs, the giants, and the gods
Falstaff lyric comedy in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of Verdi's opera concerning the misadventures of the fifteenth-century English knight, Sir John Falstaff, in the town of Windsor
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( Recording )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 28 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
Parsifal ein Bühnenweihfestspiel by Richard Wagner( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Ring des Nibelungen a stage festival drama for three days and a preliminary evening, produced at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the Bayreuther Festspiele's stage production of Richard Wagner's opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Recording )

17 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not many companies have the resources to put on Wagner's only comedy with all the élan it deserves. The Met does, particularly when Music Director James Levine is conducting: his affection for the work is matched only by his skill at bringing it to life. Levine leads a top-flight cast of solo singers, plus a huge chorus and orchestra. James Morris conveys all of Hans Sachs wisdom, and humanity; Karita Mattila sparkles as Eva, the young woman in love with Walther, the impetuous knight, ardently sung by Ben Heppner
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Verdi's most intriguing masterpieces, this March 1964 performance of Verdi's Don Carlo captures the opera's unique and tragic grandeur
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Recording )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rchestra ; Herbert von Karajan, con
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 Choral by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

1 edition published in 1980 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) WIENS, Edith (soprano). (1) HARTWIG, Hildegard (contralto). (1) LEWIS, Keith (tenor). (1) HERMANN, Roland (bass). (1) NORTH GERMAN RADIO CHORUS. (1) NORTH GERMAN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. (1) WAND, Gunter (conductor)
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.33 for Puccini go ... to 0.63 for Parsifal e ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Norbert Balatsch Austrian conductor

Norbert Balatsch chef de chœur

Norbert Balatsch sterreichischer Chorsnger und Chorleiter

Languages
German (87)

Italian (24)

Russian (7)

English (3)

Latin (2)