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Graf, Herbert 1903 or 1904-1973

Overview
Works: 39 works in 149 publications in 4 languages and 2,532 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Librettos  Television adaptations  Filmed performances  Nonfiction films  Music videos  Nonfiction television programs  Operas 
Roles: Author, sgd, Production personnel, Director, Producer, Editor, Commentator, Set designer
Classifications: ML1700.G75, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Herbert Graf
 
Most widely held works by Herbert Graf
Opera for the people by Herbert Graf( Book )

22 editions published between 1951 and 1973 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera for the People was first published in 1951. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Everyone who enjoys opera will enjoy this book, and many who think they don't like opera will be delighted to discover how they can enjoy it. As Herbert Graf points out, opera in America today is not all it could be, and he shows how opera can be developed into something more vitala real force in the musical life of communities. As the long-time stage director of the Metropolitan Opera community, Dr. Graf is a foremost authority on opera production. From his wealth of practical experience, from his careful study of what others have done, and from his creative yet realistic thinking come his challenging proposals for a new kind of opera in Americaopera for everyone. The elements of opera productionthe libretto, the music, the language, the sponsorship, the staging, the buildingare discussed. American opera as it is performed on Broadway, in community civic companies, in school workshops, in motion pictures, and in television is surveyed. In conclusion, Dr. Graf draws his exciting blueprint for the opera of the future. Illustrative anecdotes provide sidelights on many gamed musical personalitiesBruno Walter, Kurt Weill, Benjamin Britten, Lawrence Tibbett, Oscar Hammerstein II, and Gian Carlo Menotti, to name a few. Stories of many of the newer operashow they came to be written and what they are aboutare related. Music lovers who yearn for a "new deal" in opera, civic leaders anxious to develop opera in their own communities, and schools and colleges offering opera training will find this book a stimulating guide
Producing opera for America by Herbert Graf( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and German and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opera and its future in America by Herbert Graf( Book )

14 editions published between 1941 and 1973 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elektra : opera in one act by Richard Strauss( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in German and English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electra is an outcast, unable to forget the murder of father Agamemnon by her mother Clytemnestra with the help of her lover Aegisthus. She waits for the day when her brother Orestes will avenge the murder. When news comes that Orestes is dead, Electra decides to avenge her father herself. But Orestes is not dead, and has returned to the palace in disguise. He kills Clytemnestra and Aegisthus. Electra dances in ecstasy, then falls dead to the floor
Don Giovanni : an opera in 2 acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in Italian and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an attempted seduction by Don Giovanni which leads to the death of the Commendatore the father of Donna Anna the target of the seducer. Don Ottavio, fiancé of Donna Anna upon learning of the death of the Commendatore swears to avenge his death
Aus der Welt der Oper by Herbert Graf( Book )

16 editions published between 1951 and 1967 in German and French and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aïda : melodramma in 4 atti by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Italian and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love of an enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Falstaff : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic misadventures of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff, adapted from his Merry wives of Windsor and Henry IV by Verdi and Boito
Der Erwerb vom Anfechtungsgegner : <Vergl. [section] 142 II BGB> by Herbert Graf( Book )

11 editions published in 1931 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychologie im Dienste der Polizei by Herbert Graf( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kochische Gesellschaft deutscher Schauspieler (1771-75) und Döbbelinsches Theater in der Behrenstraße (1775-86)( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wagner metteur en scène étude pour une histoire du développement de la mise en scène à l'opéra by Herbert Graf( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed at the Paris Opera with a cast including the great Mozart figures of our time, Giorgio Strehler's legendary production is made available for the first time on DVD and Blu-ray. In 2010, thirty-seven long years after its premiere, the Strehler Nozze met with a fresh triumph with a whole new generation of performers at the height of their powers
Otello : [dramma lirico in quattro atti] by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A superb new Otello from the Salzburg Easter Festival: Cura is a commanding Otello with his richly coloured tenor and both fragile delicacy and fiery ardour. " Röschmann as Desdemona guarantees effortless perfection (Neue Musikzeitung)."
Das Repertoire der öffentlichen Opern- und Singspielbühnen in Berlin seit dem Jahre 1771 by Herbert Graf( Book )

3 editions published in 1934 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Films of social comment : background material for a study seminar on social realism and criticism in the American cinema( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La forza del destino : opera in three acts by Francesco Maria Piave( Book )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1972 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso in due atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starring Ruggero Raimondi, Kiri Te Kanawa, and Teresa Berganza. Lorin Maazel conducts the Paris Opera Orchestra. Italian with English subtitles
Mémoires d'un homme invisible by Herbert Graf( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Graf, Herbert, 1903-

Graf, Herbert, 1903-1973

Graf, Herbert d. 1973

Herbert Graf österreichisch-amerikanischer Opernregisseur

Herbert Graf produttore teatrale austriaco

Kleine Hans, 1903-1973

Kleine Hans Amerikaans theaterproducent (1903-1973)

Mały Hans znany pacjent Freuda (Mały Hans)

Херберт Граф

ハーバート・グラフ

Languages
English (54)

German (48)

Italian (25)

French (5)