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Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra

Overview
Works: 1,472 works in 3,058 publications in 5 languages and 26,942 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Operas  Live sound recordings  Interviews  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Singer, Conductor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Publications by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Most widely held works about Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
 
Most widely held works by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs, a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
Toward an American opera, 1911-1954 ( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Originally issued on various labels
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
18 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Italian and German and held by 550 libraries worldwide
A four-act opera set in 19th-century Paris about a poor poet and his love for a beautiful girl who dies of tuberculosis
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( visu )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 519 libraries worldwide
This performance of Wagner's opera Siegfried recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House features vocalists such as Bryn Terfel, Deborah Voigt, Jay Hunter Morris, and Gerhard Seigel in the leading roles
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
44 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 515 libraries worldwide
The meeting of Sieglinde and Siegmund
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Set in mythical Peking, Princess Turandot declares she will marry any man of royal blood who can solve three riddles she sets him. Failure to solve the riddles will result in execution. Prince Calaf, in spite of many entreaties not to do so, wishes to seek the hand of Turandot. Calaf solves the riddles, but gives Turandot another chance to be rid of him. Ultimately, Turandot discovers that love is the answer she needs
Opera arias by Bryn Terfel( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( visu )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in German and Multiple languages and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Staging of Strauss' play-within-a-play, where "the dominant impression is one of complementary ideas in stark juxtaposition: opera seria and opera buffa, romantic love and hard-headed practicality, art and commerce, fantasy and reality."--Guide, p. 6
I want magic! by Renée Fleming( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Renee Fleming eloquently demonstrates the remarkable breadth of vocal possiblities that American opera offers the soprano voice
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
A musical adaption of the classic fairy tale
Tristan und Isolde by Brian Large( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in German and held by 322 libraries worldwide
A presentation of Wagner's opera about the fatal voyage which Tristan, a vassal to the court of King Marke, makes to Ireland to bring back Isolde as the king's bride. On the return voyage Tristan and Isolde drink by mistake a love potion, which binds them irrevocably to each other. The story resolves itself into a series of love intrigues in which the two lovers ingeniously outwit the king
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( visu )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
This performance of Wagner's opera Gotterdamerung recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House features vocalists such as Wendy Bryn Harmer, Deborah Voigt, Jay Hunter Morris, and Hans-Peter Konig in the leading roles
Idomeneo K. 366 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Opera, in three acts
Parsifal by Richard Wagner( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in German and English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
An interpretation of Wagner's last opera of German and Christian mythology, set in the Middle Ages, and centering on the brotherhood of Grail knights who guard "the chalice in which the blood of the crucified Saviour had once been caught." [Guide, p.8]
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 311 libraries worldwide
The loss of the Rheingold and the Delivery of the goddess Freia to Fasott
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 295 libraries worldwide
This production was recorded in the Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli in 1960 and is sung in Italian. This CD set also includes excerpts from two other productions; one with Giuletta Simionato as Carmen, recorded in Palermo in 1959 (sung in Italian) and one with Simionato as Carmen and Di Stefano as Don José recorded in La Scala Milan in 1955 and conducted by Karajan
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( visu )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 295 libraries worldwide
The classic story of the Trojan horse
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( visu )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Features James Morris, Mari-Anne Haggander and Chris Ludwig in the Met's acclaimed production
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in German and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Soloists: Wiener Philharmoniker Georg Solti, con
Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in German and held by 243 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
MET Orchestra
Met Orchestra (New York, N.Y.)
Met Orchestra (New York, New York)
Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra
Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra (New York, New York)
Metropolitan Opera Orchester
Metropolitan opera orchestra
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (New York, New York)
Metropolitan Opera Orquesta
Metropolitan Orchestra
New York Metropolitan Orchestra
Orch. del Metropolitan di New York
Orchester der Metropolitan Opera
Orchester des Metropolitan Opera House
Orchestra del Metropolitan di New York
Orchestra del Metropolitan Opera
Orchestra del Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
Orchestra del Teatro Metropolitan
Orchestra del Teatro Metropolitan di New York
Orchestra del Teatro Metropolitan New York.
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Association
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Association (New York, N.Y.)
Orchestre du Metropolitan Opera
Orchestre du Metropolitan opera de New York
Orkiestra Metropolitan Opera w Nowym Jorku.
Orquesta del Metropolitan
Languages
German (127)
Italian (46)
English (39)
French (17)
Multiple languages (1)
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