WorldCat Identities

Svendén, Birgitta

Overview
Works: 128 works in 383 publications in 4 languages and 4,927 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Filmed operas  Drama  Musical settings  Televised performances  Nonfiction television programs  Librettos 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Birgitta Svendén
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 425 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
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third opera in the "Ring cycle." Siegfried follows the adventures of the son of demigods Siegmund and Sieglinde as he conquers his enemies and rescues the beauteous Brunnhilde with the help of his magic sword
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in German and English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stage production of the Ring cycle as performed by the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Mar.-May 1990
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Recording )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loss of the Rheingold and the Delivery of the goddess Freia to Fasott
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Recording )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actuación de la Orquesta de la Ópera Metropolitana de la épica Tetralogía del Anillo de los Nibelungos de Wagner, dirigida por James Levine. Utiliza técnicas escénicas modernas junto a los valores románticos tradicionales para darle una realización próxima al ideal de la visión original de Wagner
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in German and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment of the "Ring" cycle, Das Rheingold is concerned with a precious treasure -- the Rhinegold -- which, if made into a ring, would enable the wearer dominion over the world, however, whoever would steal the gold would have to renounce love
The Lord's prayer by Hugo Alfvén( )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in Swedish and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem by Sven-David Sandström( )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

4 editions published in 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sånger = Songs by Ture Rangström( )

7 editions published in 1993 in Swedish and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christina-scener by Hans Gefors( )

8 editions published in 1994 in Swedish and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in German and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment of the "Ring" cycle, Das Rheingold is concerned with a precious treasure -- the Rhinegold -- which, if made into a ring, would enable the wearer dominion over the world; however, whoever would steal the gold would have to renounce love
Die tote Stadt = La ville morte : opéra en trois actes by Erich Wolfgang Korngold( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in German and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is a multi-layered psychological drama focusing on a man named Paul who is obsessed with the memory of his deceased wife, Marie. He encounters a woman, Marietta, who is the image of Marie. This encounter causes Paul to have a series of disturbing visions which causes him to question his devotion to his dead wife. The city of Bruges, to which the opera's title refers, provides a backdrop of darkness and death for the haunting story
Grands lieder : Great songs = Grosse lieder by Birgitta Svendén( )

3 editions published in 1991 in German and French and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Recording )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 92 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)
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lovers, Eva the goldsmith's daughter and the knight Walther von Stolzing, can be united in love only if the knight can win a contest of master singers. One of the most popular operas in the repertory, "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg" is among the longest still commonly performed today. A classic production from the Bayreuth Festival
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in German and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New productions of Wagner's The Ring at the Bayreuth Festival are mounted every 6 years. Bayreuth recordings of the complete cycle are rare; this is the 2nd filmed version. The Kupfer/Barenboim Ring was performed over a 5-yr. period and recorded at the conclusion
Der Ring des Nibelungen : a stage festival drama for three days and a preliminary evening by Richard Wagner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of the second of the four operas that comprise Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), Richard Wagner's epic, which follows the struggles of gods, heroes, and several mythical creatures over the eponymous magic Ring that grants the power to rule the world. In this part, Siegmund falls in love with Sieglinde and must battle her husband, Hunding. The Valkyrie Brunhilde sides with Siegmund and in punished for her disobedience by Wotan, the ruler of the gods
Der Ring des Nibelungen : a stage festival drama for three days and a preliminary evening by Richard Wagner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Rhinemaidens are swimming in the depths of the river Rhine as Alberich the Nibelung (a night-dwarf) enters. The Rhinemaidens tell Alberich that if someone should forswear all love, he would be able to forge an all-powerful ring of the Rhinegold. Mad with despair, Alberich forswears and curses all love and he steals the Rhinegold and flees before the shocked Rhinemaidens can take any action
Der Ring des Nibelungen : a stage-festival drama for three days and a preliminary evening by Richard Wagner( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four operas of The Ring Cycle
 
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Alternative Names
Birgitta Svendén Singer

Birgitta Svendén svensk sångare

Birgitta Svendén svensk sanger

Birgitta Svendén svensk songar

Birgitta Svendén Swedish singer

Birgitta Svendén Zweeds zangeres

Svendén, Brigitta

Svendén, Brigitta 1952-

Languages
German (139)

Swedish (16)

English (6)

French (2)