Most widely held works about Claudio Abbado
Most widely held works by Claudio Abbado
Wozzeck by Alban Berg ( Recording )
54 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Story encompassing the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expresionist movement. Wozzeck is an impoverished soldier driven insane by his manipulative superiors and his mistress' infidelity. In a jealous rage, he stabs her, then drowns when he tries to wash the blood from his hands.
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
99 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 746 libraries worldwide
The opera is based on Beaumarchais' comedy Le Barbier de Seville. The action occupies a single day, is set in Seville in the eighteenth century, and revolves around the devious efforts of the young Count Almaviva, aided by Figaro, the barber of Seville, to woo and marry Rosina, the ward of old Dr. Bartolo, who intends to wed the girl himself to acquire her dowry. After a hilarious series of machinations the yojng couple succeed in marrying against Bartolo's wishes.
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
68 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Simon Boccanegra, Doge of Genoa, is one of Verdi's most profound characters, a complex man ruled by love of family and devotion to country. The compelling, richly colored music of Simon Boccanegra vividly embodies the tangled personal passions and political rivalries of Renaissance Italy.
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
63 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Overtures by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
40 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Barbier de Séville (Le). Extr. Ouverture,. Rossini, Gioacchino4230.
Double concerto op. 102 ; Piano quartet no. 3, op. 60 by Johannes Brahms ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Konzert für Klavier und Orchester No. 1 op. 23 by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Recording )
23 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Aïda by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
74 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Il viaggio a Reims by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
46 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 488 libraries worldwide
Carmen by Georges Bizet ( Recording )
85 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Carmen: Opéra comique en quatre actes. Livret: Henri Meilhac et Ludovic Halévy.
La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
75 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 440 libraries worldwide
A filmed performance of Rossini's La Cenerentola, a witty and vivacious adaptation of the Cinderella story. The opera, written in 24 days, was first performed in Rome in 1817. The story is the familiar fairy tale but with the fairy element left out. In place of the fairy godmother, we have Alidoro, a philosophic person and friend of the Prince. The glass slipper is replaced in the opera with a pair of bracelets. One of these bracelets is given to the Prince at the Ball and recognition of the other leads to the customary happy ending.
Messa da requiem by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
74 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Opgenomen in het Philharmonic in Berlijn, 2001.
Violin concerto op. 35 by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Pelléas et Mélisande by Claude Debussy ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Symphony no. 4 by Gustav Mahler ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Ungarische Tänze Hungarian dances = Danses hongroises by Johannes Brahms ( Recording )
31 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Symphonie No. 7 by Gustav Mahler ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 378 libraries worldwide
A performance from the Lucerne Festival, summer 2005.
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 376 libraries worldwide
The power and radiance of the Lohengrin score express Wagner's deeply held belief that love is essentially mystical. The frail and lovely Elsa of Brabant is accused of murdering her own brother, but God sends a mysterious knight, Lohengrin, to defend her honor.
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
53 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 369 libraries worldwide
A live performance from La Scala in Milan, produced for television in 1978. Verdi's gripping opera, from Friedrich Schiller's play, set in mid-16th century Spain, deals with multiple tragedies of idealistic friendship, religious fanaticism and unrequited love. The drama focuses on the struggle between King Philip of Spain and his son and heir Don Carlos over the love of the Queen, who really loves Don Carlos, and on the harsh treatment meted out by Catholic Spain to its rebellious Protestant subjects in the Spanish Netherlands.
Symphonie No. 1 by Gustav Mahler ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 362 libraries worldwide
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