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Weber, Ludwig 1899-1974

Overview
Works: 304 works in 901 publications in 4 languages and 5,115 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Live sound recordings  Operas  Musical settings  Librettos  Requiems  Filmed operas  Excerpts  Marches (Music)  Offertories (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, Author, Musician, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ludwig Weber
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

41 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

18. Jahrhundert; Oper
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

55 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera about the captain of an infamous Dutch ghost ship who can be freed only by a woman who consents to marry him
Parsifal : [ein Bühnenweihfestspiel] by Richard Wagner( Recording )

77 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parisfal Wolfgang Windgassen, tenor Martha Modl, mezzo-soprano George London, bass-baritone Ludwig Weber, bass Arnold Van Mill Hermann Uhde, bass-baritone Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus Knappertsbusch Libretto included
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( )

44 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner's revolutionary score changed the world of music with its radical portrayal of an all-consuming passion that can only be fulfilled in death. The legendary Birgit Nilsson sings Isolde, one of her greatest roles, in her second Met season. Karl Liebl is Tristan, the man she loves--and the best friend of the man she is forced to marry. Jerome Hines is the sorrowful King Marke and Irene Dalis sings Isolde's stalwart companion, Brangäne
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Recording )

31 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soloists: Wiener Philharmoniker Georg Solti, con
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Recording )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loss of the Rheingold and the Delivery of the goddess Freia to Fasott
Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in Latin and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton conducts the Choir of Trinity College's performance of Herbert Howell's ode to the transience of life
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Recording )

45 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 239 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
Die Frau ohne Schatten by Richard Strauss( )

5 editions published in 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 221 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
More magic of Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in Latin and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Rosenkavalier : op. 59 by Richard Strauss( Recording )

14 editions published between 1954 and 1957 in 4 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Recording )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting of Siegfried with the dragon and with Brünnhilde
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Recording )

37 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El anillo del nibelungo en alemán, es un ciclo de cuatro óperas épicas, basadas libremente en figuras y elementos de la mitología germánica, particularmente las Sagas islandesas. Estas operas son, El oro del Rin (Das Rheingold), La valquiria (Die Walküre), Sigfrido (Siegfried) y El ocaso de los dioses (Götterdämmerung)
The Hugo Wolf Society : 1931-1938, the complete edition by Hugo Wolf( Recording )

3 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Recording )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting of Sieglinde and Siegmund
The flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner( Recording )

10 editions published between 1955 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schwarzkopf samlingen
Dantons Tod by Gottfried von Einem( Recording )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dantons Tod: Oper in zwei Teilen nach dem gleichnamigen Drama von Georg Büchner
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 : Choral by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

5 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in German and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, called the Ninth for short, bears the title "Symphony with final chorus on Schiller's "Ode to Joy!" It was completed in February of 1824 and first performed in Vienna on May 7, 1824. This symphony is the keystone of all Beethoven's symphonic works
The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

2 editions published between 1951 and 1976 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This abridged English-language version of Mozart's immortal opera, seen at the Met as the annual holiday presentation for families, is conducted by renowned Mozartian Jane Glover. Alek Shrader stars as Tamino, the young prince who finds himself on a quest to rescue and win the beautiful Pamina, sung by Heidi Stober. Nathan Gunn is Tamino's companion, the birdcatcher Papageno, and Eric Owens sings Sarastro, the man who holds Pamina captive--to protect her from her mother, the evil Queen of the Night, sung by Kathryn Lewek
 
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Alternative Names
Ludwig Weber artiste lyrique

Ludwig Weber Australian opera singer

Ludwig Weber basso austriaco

Ludwig Weber Oostenrijks zanger

Weber, L. 1899-1974

Людвиг Вебер

Languages
German (350)

Italian (12)

Latin (6)

English (2)