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Brendel, Wolfgang

Overview
Works: 305 works in 924 publications in 8 languages and 10,432 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Requiems  Excerpts  Live sound recordings  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Nonfiction television programs  Televised performances  Drama  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Other, Contributor, Actor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wolfgang Brendel
Die Zauberflöte : highlights by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Recording )

55 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant ensemble cast bring Strauss's beloved operetta to life, with new English dialogue by playwright Douglas Carter Beane and lyrics by Jeremy Sams (who also directed this production, first seen on New Year's Eve 2013). Christopher Maltman and Susanna Phillips are Eisenstein and Rosalinde, the married couple at the center of this lighthearted tale of love, revenge, and mistaken identities. Paulo Szot sings Falke, Eisenstein's friend, who sets the plot in motion. Anthony Roth Costanzo is Prince Orlofsky, Jane Archibald sings Adele, and Broadway star Danny Burstein is Frosch, the jailer. Adam Fischer conducts
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

18. Jahrhundert; Oper
Die Fledermaus : Highlights by Johann Strauss( )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in German and English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Werke für Chor und Orchester by Johannes Brahms( )

27 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor = The merry wives of Windsor by Otto Nicolai( )

26 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Komisch-phantastische Oper in drei Akten. Libretto: Salomon Hermann Mosenthal
Leonora by Ferdinando Paër( )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Freischutz by Carl Maria von Weber( )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner said this early-Romantic gem was the most German of German operas. Its irresistible mix of colorful folklore, the spooky supernatural, a tender romance, and the passionate struggle between good and evil are all captured in Weber's tuneful and dramatic score. The cast in this rare U.S. performance is sensational: Sándor Kónya as our hero, the forester Max, who must win a shooting contest in order to marry his beloved Agathe (the ravishing Pilar Lorengar), despite the dark plotting of Caspar (Gerd Feldhoff)
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns( Visual )

29 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Closely follows the biblical tale of the struggle between the Hebrews and the Philistines and the downfall of Samson in the hands of the temptress Dalila"--Container
Ein deutsches Requiem : op. 45 by Johannes Brahms( )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in German and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1: Slig sind, die da ledid tragen; 2: Denn allies fleisch, es ist wie gras; 3: Herr, lehre doch mich; 4: Wie lieblich sind deine wohnungen; 5: ihr habt hier keine bleibende statt; 6: denn wir haben hier keine bleibende statt; 7: Selig sind die toten
Great opera duets by Renata Tebaldi( )

4 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning 400 years of musical history, this collection features some of the greatest operatic duets with works by Purcell, Handel, Mozart, Verdi, and more
Ein deutsches Requiem : op. 45 by Johannes Brahms( )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paavo Jarvi celebrates the eightieth birthday of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony in Orchestra in a recording of Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem that includes Natalie Dessay and Ludovic Tezier
Das Paradies und die Peri : op. 50 by Robert Schumann( )

4 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berühmte Opernarien = Famous opera arias = Airs d'opéra célèbres by Edita Gruberova( )

2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alt-Rhapsodie ; Nänie ; Schicksalslied ; Triumphlied by Johannes Brahms( )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsodie für Alt, Männerchor & Orchester, op. 53. Text aus Harzreise im Winter von J.W. Goethe / Schicksalslied für Chor & Orchester, op. 54. Text: F. Hölderlin / Nänie für Chor & Orchester, op. 82. Text: F. Schiller / Gesang der Parzen für Chor & Orchester, op. 89. Text: J.W. Goethe / Marienlieder für Chor a cappella, op. 22
Der Freischütz highlights by Carl Maria von Weber( )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in German and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Orchestra and Chorus of the Berlin Opera, Lovro Von Matacic, conductor. Claire Watson; Rudolf Schock; Gottlob Frick; Fritz Ollendorff; Lotte Schaedle
Eugen Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

4 editions published in 2004 in Russian and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of revenge
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Arabella by Richard Strauss( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerns the efforts of the improverished Count Waldner to make a profitable marriage for his daughter Arabella. Complications intervene before she is happily betrothed to Mandryka, and her younger sister, Zdenka, to Arabella's former admirer Matteo
 
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Wolfgang Brendel

Wolfgang Brendel deutscher Opernsänger

Wolfgang Brendel Duits zanger

Wolfgang Brendel German opera singer

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