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Windgassen, Wolfgang

Overview
Works: 567 works in 1,706 publications in 6 languages and 9,948 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Overtures  Live sound recordings  Interviews  Operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Stories, plots, etc  Music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, Vocalist, Director
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Wolfgang Windgassen
Publications by Wolfgang Windgassen
Publications by Wolfgang Windgassen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Wolfgang Windgassen
 
Most widely held works by Wolfgang Windgassen
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
123 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
Siegfried and Brünnhilde are the ideal mythical couple: the greatest hero the world has ever seen, born of a divine father, and a fearless warrior maiden of equally noble ancestry. As he takes off for more heroic adventures at the beginning of this final part of Wagner's epic Ring cycle, he even gives her his all-powerful ring as reminder of their love. The next time they meet, he's about to marry another woman--and swears he has never seen Brünnhilde. The culmination of one the grandest theatrical journeys, this opera features some of Wagner's most ravishingly beautiful and emotionally shattering music. Margaret Harshaw and Wolfgang Windgassen are the ill-fated couple, with Kurt Böhme as the evil mastermind Hagen
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
139 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
The meeting of Siegfried with the dragon and with Brünnhilde
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
104 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
Recorded during performances in May 18 and June 2, 1936
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
119 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 669 libraries worldwide
Parsifal [ein Bühnenweihfestspiel] by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
72 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 500 libraries worldwide
Recorded July and August, 1951, during actual performances at the Bayreuth Festival Theatre
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
80 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 465 libraries worldwide
Tannhäuser deals with the medieval Minnesinger of that name
Great tenors of the century ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic Content and Italian and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
28 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 272 libraries worldwide
The loss of the Rheingold and the Delivery of the goddess Freia to Fasott
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
63 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 263 libraries worldwide
This broadcast of Wagner's most romantic opera stars René Kollo as the knight of the Holy Grail who arrives in a boat pulled by a swan to defend the innocent Elsa, played by Pilar Lorengar. Mignon Dunn is the dark and malevolent Ortrud who poisons the couple's happiness, with some help from her husband, Telramund (Donald McIntyre). James Levine leads the Met orchestra, bringing out the shimmer and the thunder of the score, along with every shade of expression in between
Fidelio op. 72 by Ludwig van Beethoven( Sound Recording )
52 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
The well loved team of Waltraud Meier and Placido Domingo join conductor Daniel Barenboim in a complete recording of Beethoven's intense and dramatic opera
The golden ring by Georg Solti( visu )
13 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and German and held by 183 libraries worldwide
A documentary account of the recording sessions for Götterdämmerung, starring Birgit Nilsson, Dietrich Fisher-Dieskau, Wolfgang Windgassen, Gottlob Frick, and Claire Watson, with Georg Solti conducting the Vienna Philharmonic. Explains the techniques involved in recording such a work, and includes the immolation scene, Siegfried's funeral march, and the act 2 vengeance trio. Bonus material consists of 69 minutes of audio highlights from Solti's Ring in Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Tannhäuser romantische Oper in 3 Aufzügen by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1969 and 1981 in German and Undetermined and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Der Ring des Nibelungen great scenes by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in German and Undetermined and held by 151 libraries worldwide
7 grote scenes uit Richard Wagner's: "Der Ring des Nibelungen."
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 122 libraries worldwide
The meeting of Sieglinde and Siegmund
Das Rheingold Die Walküre. Siegfried. Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in German and held by 92 libraries worldwide
The best of the Ring by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
30 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Broadcast December 30th, 1950
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Musical excerpts drawn from Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus (EMI Classics 5 73851 2) with descriptive narration by Robert Lyall, to promote the upcoming production of the opera on April 29 & 30, 2005 by Opera Grand Rapids in De Vos Hall
Die Fledermaus The bat ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Great opera singers Gundula Janowitz, Rita Streich, Tito Gobbi, Boris Christoff ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in Italian and German and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Important twentieth century opera singers perform arias and scenes by Wagner, Puccini, Verdi, and more
 
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Alternative Names
Windgassen, Fritz Herman Wolfgang
Windgassen, Fritz Hermann Wolfgang
Windgassen, W. 1914-1974
Windgassen, Wolfgang Fritz Hermann 1914-1974
Languages
German (682)
English (22)
Italian (3)
Germanic [Other] (2)
French (1)
Dutch (1)
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