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Böhm, Karl 1894-1981

Overview
Works: 4,645 works in 10,012 publications in 11 languages and 89,468 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Musical settings  Symphonies  Excerpts  Chamber operas  Masses  Librettos  Art music 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Singer, Other, Interviewee, Composer, Honoree, Dedicatee, Actor, msd, Artist, Director
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karl Böhm
Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

152 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Italian soldiers test the faithfulness of their respective lovers by faking their departure to battle, reappearing in disguise as Albanians and proceeding to court them
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Recording )

119 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digital Audio Download Includes: Part 1: 1. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I: Vorspiel (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Karl Ridderbusch/Bernd Weikl/Peter Schreier/Martin Vantin/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 2. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 1: Westw?rts schweift der Blick (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Peter Schreier/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 3. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 2: Frisch weht der Wind der Heimat zu (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Peter Schreier/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 4. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 2: Hab 'acht, Tristan! (Jon Vickers/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 5. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 3: Weh! ach wehe! Dies zu dulden! (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 6. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 3: Wie lachend sie mir Lieder singen (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 7. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 3: O blinde Augen! Bl?de Herzen! (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 8. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 3: Welcher Wahn! Welch' eitles Z?rnen! (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 9. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 3: Kennst du der Mutter K?nste nicht? (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 10. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 4: Auf! Auf! Ihr Frauen! (Helga Dernesch/Walter Berry/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 11. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 4: Herrn Tristan bringe meinen Gruss (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 12. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 4: H?rtest du nicht? Hier bleib' ich (Helga Dernesch/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 13. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: Begehrt, Herrin, was ihr w?nscht (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 14. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: Da du so sittsam, mein Herr Tristan (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) Part 2: 1. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: War Morold dir so wert (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 2. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: Des Schweigens Herrin heisst mich schweigen (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 3. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: Tristan! ... Isolde! (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 4. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 5: Schnell, den Mantel, den K?nigsschmuck! (Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Christa Ludwig/Walter Berry/Ch?re der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan) 5. Tristan und Isolde (1994 - Remaster), Act II: Vorspiel (Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von ... (P) 2011 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by EMI Records Ltd
Die Frau ohne Schatten by Richard Strauss( )

106 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strauss and Hofmannsthal's sumptuous and magical fairy tale receives an authoritative performance conducted by the great Karl Böhm, a protégé of the composer, in his last Met broadcast. The extraordinary cast is led by Leonie Rysanek as the Empress, the "woman without a shadow" of the title, who stars opposite James King as the ethereal Emperor, Walter Berry as the goodhearted Barak the Dyer, Ursula Schröder-Feinen as the hapless Dyer's Wife, and Mignon Dunn as the sinister Nurse
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( )

65 editions published between 1944 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Jessye Norman is Ariadne, the mythological heroine abandoned by her lover on the island of Naxos. In Strauss and Hofmannsthal's charming opera-within-an-opera, she is joined by Ruth Ann Swenson as Zerbinetta, the flirtatious leader of a commedia dell'arte troupe that--by order of an eccentric patron--unexpectedly finds itself in the middle of Ariadne's tragic story. Thomas Moser sings Bacchus, the young god who wins Ariadne, and Susanne Mentzer is the Composer of the fictional opera. Wagnerian bass-baritone Thomas Stewart makes a late-career cameo appearance as the Music Master
Salome by Richard Strauss( )

52 editions published between 1965 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Birgit Nilsson gives a spectacular performance as Strauss's biblical princess. Walter Cassel is the imprisoned prophet Jochanaan, the object of Salome's desire. When he rejects her advances, Salome has no hesitation in exacting her murderous revenge. The infamous final scene, in which she kisses Jochanaan's severed head, is one of the most searing endings in all of opera--and one of Nilsson's legendary performances. Karl Böhm, a protégée and collaborator of Strauss, leads a authoritative, colorful, and impassioned rendition of the score, in a performance that also stars Karl Liebl as Herod, Irene Dalis as Herodias, and George Shirley as Narraboth
Elektra by Richard Strauss( )

57 editions published between 1961 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great broadcasts in Met history, this performance of Strauss's stunning one-act drama truly deserves the adjective "legendary." The incomparable Birgit Nilsson delivers a searing portrayal of the title heroine, the Greek princess obsessed with avenging the murder of her father, Agamemnon. A passionate Leonie Rysanek is her sister, Chrysothemis, who longs for a normal life and begs Elektra to give up her fixation. Thomas Stewart sings Orest, their brother, and Jean Madeira, in her final Met appearance, gives a chilling performance as Klytämnestra, Elektra's mother. Strauss friend and protégé Karl Böhm conducts with unmatched authority and passion
Le nozze di Figaro : K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

12 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Zauberflote by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

82 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

18. Jahrhundert; Oper
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

103 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For two centuries Fidelio's story of the power of love to fight tyranny and political oppression has inspired freedom fighters around the world. Beethoven's music uniquely captures the essence of the indomitable human spirit at its most noble. This cathartic performance, brilliantly led by Karl Böhm, brings together two legendary artists in their glorious prime: Jon Vickers as the unjustly imprisoned Florestan who is rescued by his faithful wife, Leonore, the great Birgit Nilsson in her very first performance of the role at the Met. Hermann Uhde is the malevolent Don Pizarro
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

84 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When George London stepped on stage as the legendary lover Don Giovanni, audiences gasped. Handsome and effortlessly charismatic, he promised to fulfill every woman's desire. No wonder the beautiful Lisa Della Casa (Elvira) didn't want to let him go, and Eleanor Steber (Anna) wants to put off her wedding for another year. Ezio Flagello is the servant Leporello and Cesare Valletti is a very aristocratic Don Ottavio. The great conductor Karl Böhm revisits the opera of his Met debut
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( )

44 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 663 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
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

76 editions published between 1956 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Missa solemnis by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The performances of the Missa solemnis at the Styriarte Festival in Graz and at the Salzburg Festival in summer 2015 were Nikolaus Harnoncourt's last concerts. After his retirement from the stage later that year, it was Mr. Harnoncourt's express wish that this album, made from the material captured at the Graz concerts and rehearsals, also be his last released recordings. Beethoven's late masterpiece has thus become the final chapter of an unparalleled discography spanning 65 years
Symphonie no. 9, op. 125 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A five-part exploration of Ludwig von Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, examining the music itself along with the historical and personal setting in which it was created"--Guide p. 2
Symphonien nos. 35-41 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

16 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( )

25 editions published between 1930 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Master-Singers of Nuremberg): Overture performed by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra with Yevgeny Mravinsky conducting. [Note: This product is an authorized CD-R and is manufactured on demand]
Eine kleine Nachtmusik by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

20 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Content: Serenata notturna, Divertimento
Opernszenen = Scenes of operas by Richard Strauss( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Zauberflöte : highlights by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

15 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zu Hilfe! Zu Hilfe! -- Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja -- Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön -- O zittre nicht, mein lieber Sohn! -- Hm, hm, hm ... (Quintet) -- Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen -- Wei stark ist nicht dein Zauberton -- O Isis und Osiris -- Wie? Wie? Wie? (Quintet) -- Alles fühlt der Liebe Freuden -- Der Hölle Rache -- Ach, ich fühl's -- Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen -- Papageno-Papagena duet -- Die Strahlen der Sonne vertreiben die Nacht
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Recording )

35 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in German and English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner's powerful and wrenching tale of ill-fated love requires a cast of great singing actors, and that's just what this broadcast provides. Jon Vickers and Régine Crespin are the brother and sister who fall rapturously in love, only to be torn apart by death. The legendary Birgit Nilsson sings Brünnhilde, the Valkyrie of the title who is punished by her father (the magnificent Theo Adam as Wotan) for doing what he really wants her to do. Herbert von Karajan conducts his final Met performance
 
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Bëm, Karl.

Biomas Karlas

Boehm, Karl

Boehm, Karl 1894-1981

Böhm

Böhm, Carl 1894-1981

Bohm, Charles 1894-1981

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Böhm, K. (Karl), 1894-1981

Bohm Karl

Bohm, Karl 1894-1981

Böhm, Karl August Leopold

Böhm, Karl August Leopold 1894-1981

Carolus Böhm

Karl Boehm

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Karl Böhm austriacki dyrygent

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Karl Böhm dirigent uit Oostenrijk (1894-1981)

Karl Böhm Oostenrykse dirigent

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Karl Böhm rakouský dirigent

Miguel Salmon del Real Director de Orquesta Mexicano

Бём К.

Карл Бём

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קרל בהם

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카를 뵘

カール・ベーム

ベーム, カール

卡尔·伯姆

卡爾·貝姆

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