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Prey, Hermann 1929-1998

Overview
Works: 2,410 works in 6,156 publications in 6 languages and 51,557 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Operas  Live sound recordings  Song cycles  Excerpts  Drama  Masses  Arrangements (Music)  Songs  Biography 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Other, Musician, Interviewee, Artist, per, Editor, Actor, Proofreader
Classifications: M1621.4, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Hermann Prey
Die tote Stadt by Erich Wolfgang Korngold( Recording )

54 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die tote Stadt: Oper in drei Akten, op. 12. Libretto: Paul Schott (Julius Korngold)
Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conductor Helmuth Rilling has won both fan and critical acclaim for his interpretations of Bach's works. Now the Bach expert is joined by the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart and a cast of talented young soloists for dynamic recording of Bach's Mass in B Minor
Martha by Friedrich von Flotow( Recording )

46 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Martha" Anneliese Rothenberger, soprano Brigitte Fassbaender, mezzo-soprano Nicolai Gedda, tenor Hermann Prey, baritone Orchestra and Chorus of the Bavarian State Opera, Munich Robert Heger, conductor Libretto included
Winterreise by Franz Schubert( )

31 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigitte Fassbaender is a prominent mezzo-soprano known for her acclaimed performances of the standard opera repertoire. Born in Berlin, in 1939, she had a childhood dream of becoming an actress, just her like mother, the film star Sabine Peters. As she realized how good her singing voice was, Fassbaender auditioned for the Nuremberg Conservatory, where her father, the famous baritone Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender taught
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

30 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young listeners are introduced to the music of Mozart with one of his most iconic works, The Magic Flute
Der Wildschütz by Albert Lortzing( )

41 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Wildschütz oder Die Stimme der Natur. Komische Oper in drei Aufzügen nach dem Lustspiel Der Rehbock von August von Kotzebue
Die Hochzeit des Figaro = Le nozze di Figaro : KV 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1995 in German and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Recording )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 469 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
Palestrina : [musikalische Legende in drei Akten] by Hans Pfitzner( )

32 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestrina is claimed to have 'saved the arts of counterpoint and polyphony' in the face of a Papal edict that church music must be more traditional and revert to plainsong. Palestrina produces a work that contains all the 'modern' and 'sinful' musical styles the Pope disapproves of. Upon hearing the work, the Pope and Palestrina's arch critic, Archbishop Borromeo relents
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

30 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With James Levine's masterful conducting, Mozart's sublime score works its colorful magic in this upstairs/downstairs drama. Ruggero Raimondi (Figaro) and Kathleen Battle (Susannah) are the servants, caught up in the ongoing domestic drama of the Count and Countess (Thomas Allen and Carol Vaness). Only all is not what it seems, and the battle lines keep shifting in the most unexpected ways. Frederica von Stade is Cherubino, the young page body who's in love with love and who keeps complicating everyone's best laid plans at exactly the wrong times
Premierenfieber by Hermann Prey( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in German and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Nozze di Figaro : K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las bodas de Fígaro (título original en italiano, Le nozze di Figaro) es una ópera bufa en cuatro actos con música de Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart y libreto en italiano de Lorenzo da Ponte, basado en la pieza de Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, Le mariage de Figaro. Fue compuesta entre 1785 y 1786 y estrenada en Viena el 1 de mayo de 1786 bajo la dirección del mismo compositor y luego se volvió a estrenar el 3 de mayo. Lugar y época: En el palacio del Conde y la Condesa Almaviva, en las cercanías de Sevilla, España, a fines del siglo XVIII
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Recording )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First night fever : the memoirs of Herman Prey by Hermann Prey( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Freischütz ; romantische Oper in 3 Aufzügen by Carl Maria von Weber( Recording )

2 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in German and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Récital : une interprétation by Ariel Denis( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Mann flaniert durch Paris und flüchtet aus dem Geräuschpegel seiner Umgebung in eine Parallelwelt der "wahren" Musik, in deren Mittelpunkt der schwärmerisch verehrte Sänger Hermann Prey steht. Verbündeter im Kampf gegen moderne Lärm-Kultur ist der Züricher Freund Markus Berger, mit dem A.D. Konzerte und Opern besucht und anschliessend feinsinnige Gespräche bei Zwiebelsuppe und Champagner in der Brasserie L'Orfeo führt. "Ohne Musik wäre das Leben ein Irrtum"--Das Nietzsche-Wort ist Basis ihrer Rechtfertigung von sublimem Genuss. Ein sehr persönliches Bekenntnis. Ein Buch über Freundschaft und Einsamkeit, über die Stille und das Lächeln in der Musik. Tiraden und Wortkaskaden la Thomas Bernhard voller Schwung und Eleganz. Für "wahre"?! Musikliebhaber. Beiliegend eine Mini-CD mit 3 Liedern, gesungen von Hermann Prey. (Rendel Morsbach)
Capriccio : ein Konversationsstück in einem Akt (zwei Teile) von Clemens Krauss by Richard Strauss( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Hermann Oskar Karl Bruno Hermann 1929-1998

Hermann Prey artiste lyrique

Hermann Prey barítono alemán

Hermann Prey baritono tedesco

Hermann Prey Duits zanger

Hermann Prey opera singer

Praj, German 1929-1998

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Prey, Hermann Oskar Karl Bruno 1929-1998

Preyy, Hermann

Прей, Г 1929-1998

Прей, Герман

프라이, 헤르만 1929-1998

プライ, ヘルマン

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赫曼·普莱

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