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Windgassen, Wolfgang

Overview
Works: 579 works in 1,702 publications in 6 languages and 10,147 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Overtures  Live sound recordings  Interviews  Operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Stories, plots, etc  Music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, per, Author, Vocalist, Director
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Wolfgang Windgassen
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
121 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Siegfried and Brünnhilde are the ideal mythical couple: the greatest hero the world has ever seen, born of a divine father, and a fearless warrior maiden of equally noble ancestry. As he takes off for more heroic adventures at the beginning of this final part of Wagner's epic Ring cycle, he even gives her his all-powerful ring as reminder of their love. The next time they meet, he's about to marry another woman--and swears he has never seen Brünnhilde. The culmination of one the grandest theatrical journeys, this opera features some of Wagner's most ravishingly beautiful and emotionally shattering music. Margaret Harshaw and Wolfgang Windgassen are the ill-fated couple, with Kurt Böhme as the evil mastermind Hagen
Siegfried by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
135 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The meeting of Siegfried with the dragon and with Brünnhilde
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
106 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tristan und Isolde: Handlung in drei Aufzügen
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
118 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parsifal [ein Bühnenweihfestspiel] by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
70 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recorded July and August, 1951, during actual performances at the Bayreuth Festival Theatre
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
81 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tannhäuser deals with the medieval Minnesinger of that name
Great tenors of the century ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and Italian and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
29 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The loss of the Rheingold and the Delivery of the goddess Freia to Fasott
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
63 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This broadcast of Wagner's most romantic opera stars René Kollo as the knight of the Holy Grail who arrives in a boat pulled by a swan to defend the innocent Elsa, played by Pilar Lorengar. Mignon Dunn is the dark and malevolent Ortrud who poisons the couple's happiness, with some help from her husband, Telramund (Donald McIntyre). James Levine leads the Met orchestra, bringing out the shimmer and the thunder of the score, along with every shade of expression in between
Fidelio op. 72 by Ludwig van Beethoven ( Recording )
53 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The well loved team of Waltraud Meier and Placido Domingo join conductor Daniel Barenboim in a complete recording of Beethoven's intense and dramatic opera
The golden ring by Georg Solti ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and German and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary account of the recording sessions for Die Götterdämmerung, starring Birgit Nilsson, Dietrich Fisher-Dieskau, Wolfgang Windgassen, Gottlob Frick, and Claire Watson, with Georg Solti conducting the Vienna Philharmonic. Explains the techniques involved in recording such a work, and includes the immolation scene, Siegfried's funeral march, and the act 2 vengeance trio. Bonus material consists of 69 minutes of audio highlights from Solti's Ring in Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Tannhäuser romantische Oper in 3 Aufzügen by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1969 and 1981 in German and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Ring des Nibelungen great scenes by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in German and Undetermined and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 grote scenes uit Richard Wagner's: "Der Ring des Nibelungen."
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The meeting of Sieglinde and Siegmund
Das Rheingold Die Walküre. Siegfried. Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in German and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best of the Ring by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
30 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Broadcast December 30th, 1950
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 78 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
Die Fledermaus The bat ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lohengrin Bayreuth 1953 by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Windgassen, Fritz Hermann Wolfgang
Windgassen, W. 1914-1974
Windgassen, Wolfgang Fritz Hermann 1914-1974
Languages
German (674)
English (26)
Germanic (2)
French (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)