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Melchior, Lauritz

Overview
Works: 1,542 works in 2,646 publications in 6 languages and 11,047 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Discography  Live sound recordings  Operas  Interviews  Music  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Narrator, per, Interviewee, Other, Commentator, Vocalist, Author of introduction
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
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Publications about Lauritz Melchior
Publications by Lauritz Melchior
Publications by Lauritz Melchior, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Lauritz Melchior
 
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Most widely held works by Lauritz Melchior
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
95 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 500 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
Die Walküre Act I by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 452 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
Five treasured recordings from the heritage of greatness on RCA Red Seal by Philadelphia Orchestra( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Lauritz Melchior by Lauritz Melchior( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 207 libraries worldwide
The art of singing golden voices of the century ( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Rare footage of many of the most illustrious opera stars of the twentieth century, from silent Caruso film and the Vitaphones with Martinelli and de Luca, Tetrazzini, Supervia, Flagstaf, Ponselle in a 1936 screen test of Carmen Chaliaoin, Tauber, Gigli; Sutherland, Price, Olivero, de los Angeles; Bjorling and Tebaldi in a 1956 broadcast of La Boheme; to Callas in the Lisbon Traviata and the Covent Garden Tosca of 1964
Great voices of the century ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1964 in Italian and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
62 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 159 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
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
69 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 143 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
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
45 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Tannhäuser deals with the medieval Minnesinger of that name
Lauritz Melchior by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1970 in German and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
36 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 118 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 )
3 editions published in 1967 in 3 languages and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Tristan and Isolde, act II Love duet ; Lohengrin, act III : Bridal chamber scene by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in German and No Linguistic Content and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Die Walküre Tristan und Isolde ; Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in German and English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Great voices of the century ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in Italian and No Linguistic Content and held by 104 libraries worldwide
I pagliacci...Vesti la giubba (Leoncavallo); Nacht und Traume (Schubert); Semele...Where 'er you walk (Handel); Mein Her, was dacten Sie? (Strauss); Ah! I am suffocating (Mussorgsky); Mattinata (Tosti); Cavalleria rusticana...Voi lo sapete (Mascagni); Manon...Ah! dispar, vision (Massenet); Beau soir (Debussy); Tristan and Isolde...love duet (Wagner); rigoletto....questa o quella; Beniamino Gigli,tenor Elisabeth Schumann,soprano John McCormack,tenor Lotte Lehmann,soprano Feodor Chaliapin,bass Nellie Melba,soprano Claudia Muzio,soprano Tito Schipa,tenor Maggie Teyte,soprano Frida Leider,soprano Lauritz Melchior,tenor Enrico Caruso,tenor Gerald Moor, piano
Wagner arias duets with Melchior by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in German and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 98 libraries worldwide
This legendary broadcast begins deep in the mists of myth, with the Fates weaving the destiny of the world--and ends with nothing less than its cataclysmic destruction. Love, betrayal, magic potions, and nefarious plotting all combine in this epic finale of Wagner's Ring cycle. This performance features a radiant Marjorie Lawrence as Brünnhilde, who electrified the audience by actually jumping onto her horse and triumphantly riding off the stage at the end of her glorious immolation scene. Lauritz Melchior's heroic Siegfried is the standard against which all others are measured
The Lauritz Melchior album by Lauritz Melchior( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 97 libraries worldwide
The Fabulous forties at the Met ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1969 in Italian and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Tristan & Isolde by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"Peter Konwitschny's Tristan und Isolde proves to be refreshingly controversial in its interpretation of this grand classic. In his hands, the towering Wagner opera becomes an optimistic work about two people who succeed in finding love." -- Container
 
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Alternative Names
Hommel, Lebrecht.
Hommel, Lebrecht 1890-1973
Languages
German (311)
English (32)
Danish (6)
Italian (6)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
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