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Muti, Riccardo

Works: 3,702 works in 8,578 publications in 9 languages and 95,415 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Symphonies  Songs and music  Cantatas  Songs  Requiems  Musical settings 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Other, Commentator, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Director, dir, wpr, Composer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Riccardo Muti
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

76 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

93 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Carmina burana by Carl Orff( )

38 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936. It is based on 24 of the poems found in the medieval collection Carmina Burana
I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini( )

41 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en la obra Romeo and Juliet de W. Shakespeare
Don Giovanni : (highlights) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from the original soundtrack of the Joseph Losey film
Attila by Giuseppe Verdi( )

36 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( )

49 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy old bachelor decides to take a pretty young wife, he is--this being opera--in for trouble. Especially when that wife is the enchanting Reri Grist. Fernando Corena sings the matrimonially inclined title hero, whose plan to disinherit his nephew--the suave, mesmerizing Alfredo Kraus--backfires with more than a little help from Tom Krause's Dr. Malatesta
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( )

60 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lyric drama in four parts
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in Italian and French and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elderly scholar Faust is returned to his youth by the satanic Mefistofeles for the pursuit of beauty and knowledge. In the sordid aftermath of two failed love affairs, he reflects on the illusory nature of worldly beauty, and through a mystical union with the divinity, dies redeemed
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Leonie Rysanek triumphs in her second Met broadcast of the almost four dozen she would do during her astonishing career. Here she is Elizabeth of Valois, married to King Philip II of Spain (Jerome Hines), even though she loves his son, Don Carlo (Giulio Gari). Rysanek's heartbreaking performance fully connects with Elizabeth's passion and despair. Beloved baritone Robert Merrill is Don Carlo's friend, Roderigo, killed by the Inquisition. Blanche Thebom is Princess Eboli and future superstar Martina Arroyo is heard in her Met debut role as the Celestial Voice
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

58 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king
Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

47 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This gigantic work is simply an expressiono f man's anguish in the face of death and hope for the life to come
Magnificat ; Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi( )

31 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

51 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary maestro Thomas Schippers conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and chorus in a December 1962 performance of Verdi's Ernani, which features a truly bravura performance by Carlo Bergonzi
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
Aida : (highlights) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features highlights from Riccardo Muti's interpretation of Verdi's Aida, whose cast includes Montserrat Caballe and Placido Domingo
Ivan the Terrible ; Alexander Nevsky by Sergey Prokofiev( )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ivan el Terrible" es una de las más refinadas grabaciones de Muti, que no se pueden perder. Tanto en el aspecto coral como en el orquestal, las interpretaciones de "Alexander Nevski" y "The Bells" son francamente estupendas
Complete symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: 1: Un pocco sostenuto- Allegro- meno Allegro 17:14; 2: Adante sostenuto 9:04; 3: Un poco allegretto e grazioso 4:48; 4: Adagio-Piu andante- Allegro non troppo, ma con brio 17:19; 5: Variations for Orchestra in B flat major on a Theme by Joseph Haydn op. 56a 19:00. Disc 2: 1: Allegro non troppo 21:07; 2: Adagio non troppo 9:38; 3: Allegretto grazioso- Presto ma non assai Tempo I 5:20; 4:Allegro con spirito 8:58; 5: Academic Festival Overture, op. 80 10:30; 6: Tragic Overture, op. 81 13:42. Disc 3: 1: Allegro con brio 13:17; 2: Andante 9:02; 3: Poco allegretto 6:29; 4: Allegro 8:45. 5: Allegro non troppo 13:15; 6: Andante moderato 11:36; 7: Allegro giocoso- Poco meno presto- Tempo I 6:28; 8: Allegro energico e passionato - piu allegro 10:15
Symphonies nos. 1 & 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I vespri siciliani by Giuseppe Verdi( )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This astonishing cast introduced Vespri to Met audiences only a few weeks before this broadcast and opera lovers fought for tickets to hear in person what all the excitement was about. James Levine's conducting was as passionate as it was authoritative, and the singers responded with performances that are still talked about with awe. Montserrat Caballé is lustrous as Elena, the young woman whose marriage to Arrigo (Nicolai Gedda) ignites a bloodbath. Sherrill Milnes is in top form as Monforte, the hated oppressor, who turns out to be much more than he seems
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Riccardo Muti, an autobiography : first the music, then the wordsThe Philadelphia Orchestra : a century of musicContemporary musicians : profiles of the people in music
Alternative Names
Muti, R.

Muti, Ricardo

Muti Ricardo 1941-....

Muti, Rikkardo.

Muti, Rikkardo, 1941-

Mutti R.

Riccardo Muti

Riccardo Muti chef d'orchestre

Riccardo Muti dyrygent włoski

Riccardo Muti Italiaans dirigent

Riccardo Muti Italian conductor

Riccardo Muti italienischer Dirigent

Riccardo Muti italský dirigent

Ρικάρντο Μούτι

Мути Р.

Мути, Риккардо

Мути, Риккардо биография

Рикардо Мути

Рікардо Муті

ריקרדו מוטי

ריקרדו מוטי מנצח איטלקי

ریکاردو موتی

რიკარდო მუტი

리카르도 무티

무티, 리카르도 1941-

ムーティ, リッカルド