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Hofmannsthal, Hugo von

Overview
Works: 55 works in 129 publications in 4 languages and 316 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Operas  Live sound recordings  Biography  Waltzes (Music)  Vocal scores  Excerpts  Arrangements (Music)  Scores  Parts (Music) 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Creator, Other
Classifications: M1500.S89, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Lettera di lord Chandos by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andreas; oder, Die Vereinigten; Fragmente eines Romans by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Book )

14 editions published between 1932 and 1952 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea, o, I ricongiunti by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Book )

16 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in Italian and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elettra by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Book )

8 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in Italian and German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liriche e drammi by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Book )

5 editions published between 1942 and 1988 in Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canto di vita e altre poesie by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Rosenkavalier = The rose-bearer : comedy for music in three acts by Hugo von Hofmannsthal : op. 59 by Richard Strauss( )

5 editions published between 1910 and 1943 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great operatic masterpiece reprinted complete and unabridged from rare, limited and numbered full-score edition (for solo voice, chorus and orchestra), approved by Strauss. Published by Adolph Furstner, Paris and Berlin, 1910. First inexpensive, high-quality edition
Literarische Pantomimen eine Anthologie stummer Dichtungen( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabella : [Textb.] ; Lyr. Komödie in 3 Aufz. by Richard Strauss( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Bohm's only studio version of the work was recorded in 1958. When Deutsche Grammophon originally planned to record the work, there were already two rival versions on the market: the Decca recording under Erich Kleiber and EMI's version under Herbert von Karajan. Karajan's recording was made in December 1956 and should have included Irmgard Seefried as Octavian and Rita Streich as Sophie, but in both cases cast changes became necessary: Seefried was replaced by the young Christa Ludwig, and pregnancy forced Rita Streich to withdraw. As a result, Deutsche Grammophon was able to use both these singers for its own recording exactly two years later. It boasts a wonderful cast, with the full-throated Marianne Schech as the Marschallin, Irmgard Seefried bringing a range of colour to the 'trouser' role of Octavian, Rita Streich light and exquisite as Sophie, and a rounded, lyrical portrait of Faninal from Fischer-Dieskau. The recording also reunited Bohm with his 'old' orchestra, the Dresden Staatskapelle, an orchestra often referred to as the Zauberharfe or Magic Harp for the fluent and airborne quality of its sound
Elettra by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elettra, figlia di Agamennone e Clitennestra, vive nel rancore perché la madre, insieme all'amante Egisto, ha ucciso Agamennone dopo il suo ritorno dalla lunga guerra di Troia. Per vendicare il padre non potrà che attendere il ritorno del fratello Oreste, l'unico in grado di compiere la vendetta contro l'usurpatore e la madre
Le nozze di Sobeide ; Il cavaliere della rosa by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viaggi e saggi by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Book )

3 editions published in 1958 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La donna senz' ombra e altri racconti by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Sobeide ; Il cavaliere della rosa by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vom Kaiser Huang-Li; Märchen für erwachsene Kinder by Marie Thurn und Taxis( Book )

3 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elettra by Richard Strauss( Book )

3 editions published between 1909 and 1964 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugo von Hofmannsthal by Erwin Kobel( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walzer aus "Der Rosenkavalier", I.-II. Teil Komödie für Musik( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lord Chandos letter and other writings by Hugo von Hofmannsthal( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most influential of all of Hofmannsthal's writings is the title story, a fictional letter to the English philosopher Francis Bacon in which Lord Chandos explains why he is no longer able to write. The "Letter" not only symbolized Hofmannsthal's own turn away from poetry, it captured the psychological crisis of faith and language which was to define the twentieth century."--Jacket
 
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Hoffmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929

Hofmann, Hugo, 1874-1929

Hofmannstahl, Hugo von, 1874-1929

Morren, Theophil

Morren, Théophil 1874-1929

Von Hofmannsthal, Hugo, 1874-1929

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