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Melchior, Lauritz

Overview
Works: 1,504 works in 2,820 publications in 7 languages and 12,353 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Live sound recordings  Documentary films  Biography  Concert films  Biographical films  Operas  Discographies  Filmed operas  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Narrator, per, Interviewee, Other, Commentator, Vocalist, Author of introduction
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Lauritz Melchior
Die Walküre Act I by Richard Wagner( file )
33 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Die Walkure - second drama of "Der Ring des Nibelungen: Act 1(Complete) Kirsten Flagstad, soprano Set Svanholm, tenor Arnold Van Mill, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Hans Knappertsbusch, conductor Libretto and notes
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
100 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 521 libraries worldwide
The pairing of Kirsten Flagstad and Lauritz Melchior in the title roles of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde is among the most celebrated artistic collaborations in the history of 20th-century opera. This legendary broadcast unites these two exceptional singers, both at the height of their vocal powers, in a performance of stunning intensity. Karin Branzell is Brangäne, Julius Huehn sings Kurwenal, and Emanuel List is King Marke, with Artur Bodanzky on the podium.This performance is taken from the CD box set Wagner at The Met, released by Sony Classical
Five treasured recordings from the heritage of greatness on RCA Red Seal by Philadelphia Orchestra( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Götterdämmerung ; &, Siegfried : excerpts by Richard Wagner( file )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in German and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Lauritz Melchior by Lauritz Melchior( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Albert Coates by Albert Coates( file )
3 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic Content and German and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Great voices of the century ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1964 in Italian and held by 197 libraries worldwide
The art of singing golden voices of the century by Donald Sturrock( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Many illustrious opera stars of the twentieth century are featured in sound and vision in rare footage, much of it previously unavailable
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
59 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 174 libraries worldwide
In her only pre-World War II Met broadcast of Die Walküre, the incomparable Kirsten Flagstad gives a magisterial performance as Brünnhilde, the warrior maiden and favorite daughter of Wotan, lord of the gods, sung by the marvelous Julius Huehn. Lauritz Melchior as Siegmund and Marjorie Lawrence as Sieglinde are a Wälsung couple for the ages, and Karin Branzell is magnificent as Fricka, Wotan's wife. Twenty-eight-year-old Erich Leinsdorf leads this dramatic performance of the Ring cycle's second chapter. This performance is taken from the CD box set Wagner at The Met, released by Sony Classical
Melchior anthology by Lauritz Melchior( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in Multiple languages and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
72 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Lauritz Melchior heads a stellar cast in this remarkable broadcast of Wagner's Romantic opera. As the knightly title hero, he comes to the aid of Elsa (Astrid Varnay), the innocent young woman accused of murdering her brother by the evil Ortrud (Kerstin Thorborg) and her husband, the scheming Telramund (Alexander Sved). Norman Cordon sings King Henry, and Erich Leinsdorf conducts.This performance is taken from the CD box set Wagner at The Met, released by Sony Classical
Great singers ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1990 in No Linguistic Content and Italian and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Lauritz Melchior by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in German and Undetermined and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Die Walküre Act II by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in German and Undetermined and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
44 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Tannhäuser deals with the medieval Minnesinger of that name
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 119 libraries worldwide
This is one of the legendary performances from the Met's vast archive of historic broadcasts. The incomparable Lauritz Melchior stars in the title role of the young hero who sets out to explore the world--killing the fierce dragon Fafner (Eduard Habich) and the evil dwarf Mime (Karl Laufkötter) along the way. When Wotan (the great Friedrich Schorr) tries to stop him, Siegfried uses his sword to break the god's spear and makes his way to the sleeping Brünnhilde (a radiant Kirsten Flagstad). He awakens her with a kiss--and sets in motion the events that, in the following opera, will bring about the end of the world. Kerstin Thorborg co-stars as Erda and Artur Bodanzky conducts
Highlights from Tristan and Isolde by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Arias by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in German and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Arias from: La finta giardiniera, Idomeneo, Don Giovanni, Die Entfuhrung aus dem serail, La clemenza di tito, Davidde penitente, Die zauberflote, Le nozza di Figaro, Cosi fan tutte
Living voices Friedrich Schorr sings Richard Wagner by Richard Wagner( file )
5 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Albert Coates great conductors of the 20th century by Albert Coates( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 112 libraries worldwide
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Hommel, Lebrecht.
Hommel, Lebrecht 1890-1973
Lauritz Melchior dänischer Heldentenor
Lauritz Melchior Danish opera singer
Лауріц Мельхіор
Мельхиор, Лауриц
לאוריץ מלכיור
ラウリッツ・メルヒオール デンマーク出身のテノール歌手
Languages
German (307)
English (32)
Danish (6)
Italian (3)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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