Wagner, Wolfgang 1919-2010
Most widely held works about Wolfgang Wagner
Most widely held works by Wolfgang Wagner
Acts : the autobiography of Wolfgang Wagner by Wolfgang Wagner ( Book )
10 editions published in 1994 in German and English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Wagner's tribute to Hans Sachs and the Meistersingers and the love story of Walther and Eva.
Der fliegende Holländer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in German and held by 185 libraries worldwide
"One of the most acclaimed Wagner productions of the postwar period, this electrifying, revolutionary Bayreuth staging of 'The flying Dutchman" catapulted the German director Harry Kupfer to international fame. Kupfer's psychologically acute production presents the entire story as a hallucination, in which Senta's yearning for the eternally wandering Dutchman sends her into a trance-like state."
Siegfried by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in German and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Die Walküre ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in German and held by 145 libraries worldwide
The crucible set for the Gods is heated when the forge begins to form the powerful ring in the underworld of Nibelheim. Wotan bargains with the Giants to build the glory of Valhalla and risks the Gods immortality. To appease the Giants and ensure eternal youth, Wotan steals the Rhinegold and the ring from the evil dwarf, Alberich and gives it to the Giants. In fury, Alberich bitterly spits forth the ring's unforgiving curse.
Tristan und Isolde ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in German and held by 126 libraries worldwide
The opera opens with Tristan taking Isolde (daughter of the King of Ireland) to be married to his uncle, King Marke of Cornwall. The opera unfolds as the story of a love which can only realise itself by abandoning the will to live.
The making of the Ring a documentary ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 116 libraries worldwide
A film about Patrice Chéreau's controversial centenary production of Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen" produced at Bayreuth 1976-1980. Includes excerpts from rehearsals, performances, and recording sessions interspersed with various commentary. Also includes a brief history of the Bayreuth Festival from its beginnings to the mid-1980s, including archival footage and photographs.
Lohengrin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in German and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Recorded live at the Festspielhaus, Bayreuth.
Parsifal by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Wagner's powerful tale of compassion and redemption as told in the story of Parsifal and the Holy Grail.
Parsifal ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in German and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Wolfgang Wagner's production of his grandfather's opera.
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 100 libraries worldwide
In this opera, Wagner aserts the theme of redemption and presents the conflict between the spirit and the senses.
Götterdämmerung by Wolfgang Wagner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Der Ring des Nibelungen a stage festival drama for three days and a preliminary evening. Preliminary evening, Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in German and held by 96 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.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in German and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Presentation of Richard Wagner's opera Der Meistersinger.
Der Ring des Nibelungen a stage festival drama for three days and a preliminary evening. First day, Die Walküre by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in German and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Die Walküre ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in German and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Carl Maria von Weber und die deutsche Nationaloper by Wolfgang Wagner ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Wagner in Bayreuth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in German and English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Introduction by Wolfgang Wagner highlights the special visual and acoustic features of the Bayreuth Festspielhaus, aspects of the production of the Philips Richard Wagner Edition, and views of Wagner's residence in Bayreuth.
Wolfgang Wagner zum 50. Geburtstag ( Book )
5 editions published in 1969 in German and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Tannhäuser ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in German and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Tannhäuser, a minstrel knight, weary of the monotony of a year spent with the goddess of love, Venus, decides to return to earth. At a tournment of song he competes for the hand of Elizabeth, but shocks the assembly when he instead sings the praises of Venus. In remorse he joins a band of pilgrims on their way to Rome. Denied absolution by the Pope, Tannäuser decides to return to Venus. At the last moment he learns he has been saved by the prayers of Elizabeth, whose funeral procession passes. Tannäuser joins her in death.
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Wagner, Wolfgang Manfred Martin, 1919-2010
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