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Melchior, Lauritz

Overview
Works: 1,627 works in 2,943 publications in 6 languages and 12,147 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Live sound recordings  Operas  Documentary films  Filmed operas  Music videos  Biography  Art music  Concert films  Biographical films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Commentator, per, Author of introduction, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
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Publications by Lauritz Melchior
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Most widely held works by Lauritz Melchior
Die Walküre : Act I by Richard Wagner( file )
40 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 741 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 )
103 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 541 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 324 libraries worldwide
Götterdämmerung ; &, Siegfried : excerpts by Richard Wagner( file )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in German and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Great voices of the century by Beniamino Gigli( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in Italian and No Linguistic Content and held by 229 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
Lauritz Melchior by Lauritz Melchior( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 6 languages and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Albert Coates ( file )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 212 libraries worldwide
The art of singing : golden voices of the century = L'art du chant : les plus belles voix du vingtième sic̀le = El arte del canto : grandes voces del siglo by Peter R Smith( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 201 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 )
54 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 184 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 )
73 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 165 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
Living voices : Friedrich Schorr sings Richard Wagner by Richard Wagner( file )
5 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
36 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 132 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
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
50 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Tannhäuser deals with the medieval Minnesinger of that name
Die Walküre : Act II by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in German and Undetermined and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Wagner arias : duets with Melchior by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Lauritz Melchior by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 1970 in Undetermined and German and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Highlights from Tristan and Isolde by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Die Walküre ; Tristan und Isolde ; Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in German and English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Tristan and Isolde, act II : Love duet ; Lohengrin, act III : Bridal chamber scene by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in German and No Linguistic Content and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The Fabulous forties at the Met by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1969 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 101 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hommel, Lebrecht.
Hommel, Lebrecht 1890-1973
Lauritz Melchior dänischer Heldentenor
Lauritz Melchior Danish opera singer
Lauritz Melchior operazanger uit Denemarken (1890-1973)
Lauritz Melchior tenore danese
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 (333)
English (30)
Italian (9)
Danish (6)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
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