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Meier, Waltraud

Overview
Works: 439 works in 1,189 publications in 6 languages and 11,743 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Operas  Musical settings  History  Live sound recordings  Opera films  Music  Film adaptations  Overtures 
Roles: Singer, Performer, Narrator, Author, Vocalist, per, Other, Musician, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Waltraud Meier
 
Most widely held works by Waltraud Meier
Parsifal [ein Bühnenweihfestspiel] by Richard Wagner( Recording )

69 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner's mystical opera makes extraordinary demands on the conductor, but James Levine is renowned for the special affection and authority he brings to this transcendent work. The music shimmers and glows, evoking the legendary world of the Knights of the Holy Grail and the pure fool who brings healing power to the land. Peter Hofmann stars as the questing title hero, Jerome Hines sings the wise old man, Gurnemanz, and Mignon Dunn is the voluptuous Kundry, whose erotic temptations almost ensnare the young hero
Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Biblical tale of the overwhelming love between a Jewish leader (Samson) and a Philistine beauty (Dalila) that turns sour and destroys them both has inspired numerous composers. But it's easy to see why Saint-Saëns's opera has remained a favorite--not only with audiences but also with great singing actors. Seldom has Dalila been so sultry and seductive, or Samson's fall from strong man to blind prisoner been so wrenching. With enticing Risë Stevens and heroic Mario Del Monaco in the titles roles, and Martial Singher as the High Priest, this stunning performance is a true gem
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner( Recording )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tannhäuser deals with the medieval Minnesinger of that name
Parsifal by Richard Wagner( Visual )

39 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video tape of a live performance of Wagner's opera Parsifal
Fidelio op. 72 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 453 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
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Recording )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan und Isolde: Handlung in drei Aufzügen
Frauenliebe und -leben Lieder by Waltraud Meier( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elektra by Richard Strauss( Recording )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the courtyard of the palace of Agamemnon, murdered king of Mycenae, Elektra bemoans her father's murder at the hands of her mother, Klytämnestra, and her mother's lover, Aegisth. She vows vengeance. She is interrupted by her younger sister, Chrysothemis, who urges Elektra to give up her obsession with revenge so they both can lead normal lives. Chrysothemis reappears with news that Orest is dead. Stunned, Elektra tells her sister she must now help kill Klytämnestra and Aegisth. When the girl pulls away in terror and runs off, Elektra starts to dig for the buried ax that killed Agamemnon. She is interrupted by a stranger who says he has come to inform Klytämnestra of Orest's death. When Elektra reveals her name, he tells her Orest lives. Servants come and kiss his hand. The dogs of the house know me, he says, but not my own sister. Crying his name, Elektra falls into Orest's arms and tells him she has lived only for his return. Their reunion is cut short when Orest is summoned before Klytämnestra. He kills both the queen and her lover. Elektra begins an ecstatic dance and when Chryothemis returns, Elektra falls dead
Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extraordinary performance of Verdi's unforgettable Requiem features a dream cast: soprano Leontyne Price, equally acclaimed for her soaring phrasing and the nobility with which she sings the words, is joined by Plácido Domingo, one of the great Verdi tenors of his generation, distinguished mezzo-soprano Florence Quivar, and magnificent bass John Cheek. Under James Levine's inspired conducting, the Met Orchestra and Chorus deliver a thrilling account of this breathtaking score
Don Carlos an opera in five acts( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in French and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 16th century, with the aftermath of war between Spain and France, Don Carlo, the heir to the Spanish throne, comes to France to meet with his beloved Elizabeth de Valois. Inevitably politics divide the lovers, and while Rodrigue falls in with Flemish rebels, the Inquisition is determined to be the power behind the peace
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance of Wagner's opera Gotterdamerung recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House features vocalists such as Wendy Bryn Harmer, Deborah Voigt, Jay Hunter Morris, and Hans-Peter Konig in the leading roles
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Carlos: Grand opéra en cinq actes. Livret: Joseph Méry et Camille du Locle
Requiem in D minor, K. 626 K. 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

6 editions published in 1987 in Latin and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 : Choral ; The creatures of Prometheus : op. 43 (excerpt) by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

5 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parsifal : highlights by Richard Wagner( )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan and Isolde in 3 acts( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in German and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The towering Wagner opera becomes an optimistic work about two people who succeed in finding love."--Container
Parsifal Bühnenweihfestspiel in three acts by Richard Wagner( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since the world premiere of Parsifal at Bayreuth on 26th July 1882, the meaning of Richard Wagner's last opera has been widely discussed. Nikolaus Lehnhoff's visionary staging of this emotionally charged opera reveals a masterpiece of existential drama about human existence. Christopher Ventris and Waltraud Meier lead an inspired cast in high definition recording in true surround sound
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The towering Wagner opera becomes am optimistic work about two people who succeed in finding love."--Container
Tristan und Isolde highlights by Richard Wagner( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Meier, Waldtraud

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