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Wiener Sängerknaben

Works: 2,245 works in 4,676 publications in 12 languages and 34,817 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Drama  Juvenile works  Live sound recordings  Christmas films  Christmas television programs  Children's television programs  Motion pictures  Animated television programs  Music 
Roles: Performer, Musician, Singer, Instrumentalist, Other, Vocalist, Conductor, pf
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wiener Sängerknaben
The little drummer boy by Family Home Entertainment( Visual )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphaned drummer boy witnesses the birth of baby Jesus. Having no gift for him he gives the only thing he has - a song
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner( Recording )

52 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tannhäuser deals with the medieval Minnesinger of that name
Symphony no. 8 Adagio from Symphony no. 10 by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

42 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of Mahler's 8th symphony is built around the 4th century Latin hymn Veni, Creator Spiritus (come, spirit of creation). The second part retells the final episode of Goethe's Faust in which the title character finds salvation. This recording also includes the Adagio from Mahler's 10th symphony and is the final installment of the San Francisco Symphony's Mahler cycle
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

73 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical excerpts drawn from Puccini's Turandot (London 414 274-2) with descriptive narration by Robert Lyall, to promote the upcoming production of the opera on October 21 & 22, 2005 by Opera Grand Rapids in De Vos Hall
Wozzeck by Alban Berg( Recording )

23 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Levine, a longtime champion of this groundbreaking work, has conducted every Met performance of Wozzeck since 1974. He brings Berg's revolutionary score to dramatic life in this broadcast, leading an extraordinary cast headed by Christian Boesch and Hildegard Behrens. Boesch gives a heartbreaking performance as the poor, abused soldier of the title, and Behrens is stunning as his faithless and conflicted wife, Marie. Richard Cassilly sings the vain Drum Major who seduces her, and Ragnar Ulfung and Franz Mazura are the Captain and the Doctor, who mock and torture Wozzeck
Matthäus Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

34 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'information lisible par ordinateur comprend la reprod. de la partition autographe de la passion conservée à la Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Mus. Ms. Bach P. 25)
Das Kantatenwerk by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

26 editions published between 1971 and 1985 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Emmermann, Sopran ; Paul Esswood, alt ; Max van Egmond, bass ; Knaben
Symphonie no. 3 by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

36 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production was recorded in the Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli in 1960 and is sung in Italian. This CD set also includes excerpts from two other productions; one with Giuletta Simionato as Carmen, recorded in Palermo in 1959 (sung in Italian) and one with Simionato as Carmen and Di Stefano as Don José recorded in La Scala Milan in 1955 and conducted by Karajan
Santa Claus is coming to town( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Santa Clause is comin' to town] Relates the story of how Santa Claus gained fame as the ultimate gift-giver, and Little drummer boy portrays the spirit of Christmas. [The little drummer boy] A little orphan boy laments that he has no gift to bring the infant Jesus. He finally realizes that he can share his most precious gift of music with the new-born babe
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Recording )

51 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vienna boy's Choir ; Vienna
Introducing the world of American Jewish music by Neil, artistic director Levin( )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Frau ohne Schatten by Richard Strauss( Recording )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 359 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
Vienna Boys Choir goes pop by Wiener Sängerknaben( )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and German and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Recording )

29 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rchestra ; Herbert von Karajan, con
Johannes-Passion : BWV 245 by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

22 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traditional passion that covers the final days of Jesus' suffering, from the garden at Gethsemane through His crucifixion and burial. The passion text from St. John's Gospel is told through recitative, devotional songs through arias, and hymn singing through chorus. Bach wrote his passions for Lenten observation at the churches in Leipzig, Germany
Mass in A-flat major, D 678 ; German Mass : D 872 by Franz Schubert( )

10 editions published in 1994 in 5 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish celebration in song by Wiener Sängerknaben( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantorial concert masterpieces by Benzion Miller( )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Hebrew and English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Bečki dječaci

Bcsi fikrus

Boys Choir of the Vienna Woods.

Chor der Wiener Sngerknaben.

Chorus Viennensis.

Coral dos Meninos de Viena

Coro di voci bianche di Vienna.


Hofmusikkapelle Vienne Wiener Sngerknaben

I piccoli cantori di Vienna

Nios Cantores de Viena

Petits Chanteurs

Petits chanteurs de Vienne

Petits chanteurs (Vienne)

Petits Chanteurs Wien

Piccoli cantori di Vienna.

Pueri Cantores Vindobonae


Sngerknaben Wien

Vdeňsk chlapeck sbor

Vienna boy's choir

Vienna Choir Boys.

Vienna Mozart Boys' Choir

Viennese Boys Choir.

Wiedeński Chr Chłopięcy

Wiener Kinderchor.

Wiener Knabenchor

Wienin poikakuoro

Zbor dunajskih dečkov

Παιδική χορωδία της Βιέννης

Венский хор мальчиков

Віденський хор хлопчиків

Վիենական տղաների երգչախումբ

מקהלת הנערים של וינה

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