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Kleiber, Carlos 1930-2004

Works: 847 works in 2,060 publications in 9 languages and 17,085 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Symphonies  Live sound recordings  Drama  Excerpts  Filmed operas  Opera adaptations  Televised operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Overtures 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Other, Dedicatee, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Publishing director, Contributor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Carlos Kleiber
Symphony no. 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer readable information includes biographies, historical information, and scores
Der Freischutz by Carl Maria von Weber( Recording )

63 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner said this early-Romantic gem was the most German of German operas. Its irresistible mix of colorful folklore, the spooky supernatural, a tender romance, and the passionate struggle between good and evil are all captured in Weber's tuneful and dramatic score. The cast in this rare U.S. performance is sensational: Sándor Kónya as our hero, the forester Max, who must win a shooting contest in order to marry his beloved Agathe (the ravishing Pilar Lorengar), despite the dark plotting of Caspar (Gerd Feldhoff)
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

69 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 767 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
Symphonies no. 5, op. 67, no. 7, op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

3 editions published in 1995 and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Recording )

72 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan und Isolde: Handlung in drei Aufzügen
Piano concerto by Antonín Dvořák( )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Recording )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant ensemble cast bring Strauss's beloved operetta to life, with new English dialogue by playwright Douglas Carter Beane and lyrics by Jeremy Sams (who also directed this production, first seen on New Year's Eve 2013). Christopher Maltman and Susanna Phillips are Eisenstein and Rosalinde, the married couple at the center of this lighthearted tale of love, revenge, and mistaken identities. Paulo Szot sings Falke, Eisenstein's friend, who sets the plot in motion. Anthony Roth Costanzo is Prince Orlofsky, Jane Archibald sings Adele, and Broadway star Danny Burstein is Frosch, the jailer. Adam Fischer conducts
Sinfonía n. 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie no. 4 by Johannes Brahms( )

35 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Variationen B-Dur für Orchester über ein Thema von Joseph Haydn, op. 56a / Nänie für Chor und Orchester, op. 82. Text: Friedrich Schiller / Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( )

38 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Bohm's only studio version of the work was recorded in 1958. When Deutsche Grammophon originally planned to record the work, there were already two rival versions on the market: the Decca recording under Erich Kleiber and EMI's version under Herbert von Karajan. Karajan's recording was made in December 1956 and should have included Irmgard Seefried as Octavian and Rita Streich as Sophie, but in both cases cast changes became necessary: Seefried was replaced by the young Christa Ludwig, and pregnancy forced Rita Streich to withdraw. As a result, Deutsche Grammophon was able to use both these singers for its own recording exactly two years later. It boasts a wonderful cast, with the full-throated Marianne Schech as the Marschallin, Irmgard Seefried bringing a range of colour to the 'trouser' role of Octavian, Rita Streich light and exquisite as Sophie, and a rounded, lyrical portrait of Faninal from Fischer-Dieskau. The recording also reunited Bohm with his 'old' orchestra, the Dresden Staatskapelle, an orchestra often referred to as the Zauberharfe or Magic Harp for the fluent and airborne quality of its sound
Symphonie Nr. 4 e-moll, op. 98 by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie Nr. 4, B-dur, op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Visual )

36 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eisenstein is due to report to prison, having defaulted on his taxes. He is induced, however, to attend a fancy-dress party at Prince Orlofsky's, by his friend Dr Falke, who plans revenge for having been abandoned on a previous occasion to go home in his costume of a bat. Eisenstein's wife takes the opportunity of his absence for an assignation in her house with Alfred, who is mistaken by Frank, the prison governor, for her husband and taken to prison. Adele has sought various excuses for taking time off and in a borrowed dress attends Prince Orlofsky's party, where Rosalinde also appears, disguised as a Hungarian countess. In a play of disguises and partly mistaken identities Eisenstein flirts with his own wife and toasts, under the guise of the Marquis Renard, the prison governor Frank, introduced as the Chevalier Chagrin. They leave together, Eisenstein now intending to report to the prison. There the gaoler Frosch has drunken objections to the singing of Alfred. Adele and her sister, who have dramatic ambitions, seek Frank's help in furthering their stage careers, while Eisenstein, who now arrives, cannot persuade Frank at first of his identity and when he learns that the supposed Eisenstein is already in prison is suspicious of Rosalinde. Disguised as his lawyer Dr Blind, he cross-examines Rosalinde and Alfred, but she retaliates, when he reveals his identity, by producing Eisenstein's watch, which the supposed Hungarian countess had received from him at Prince Orlofsky's. Falke admits his part in the plot, Rosalinde and Alfred claim their assignation as a part of it, and all ends in apparent satisfaction." (as viewed on May 23, 2007)
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

35 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in 1979, this delightful staging by Otto Schenk features outstanding singers Gwyneth Jones and Lucia Popp as well as a rare chance to watch legendary Carlos Kleiber conduct one of his trademark operas. Strauss is the composer
Symphonie No. 6 op. 68 : Pastorale by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

6 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in German and English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marshallin is romantically involved with young Octavian, but realizes she will have to surrender him to a younger woman. When Baron Ochs von Lerchenau arrives seeking an envoy to Sophie, the young woman he loves, the Marshallin suggests Octavian
Symphony no. 7 A-Dur op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

2 editions published in 2005 and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thielemann : my Wagner album by Richard Wagner( )

3 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "My Wagner album" Christian Thielemann ... has brought together some of his favourite recordings, from the the masters of the past and present: Fürtwängler, Knappertsbusch, Karajan, Kleiber and Boulez; he also offers two of his own Wagner recordings."--Container
Opernszenen = Scenes of operas by Richard Strauss( )

4 editions published in 2003 in German and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Kleiber à Vienne : concerts de Nouvel An 1989 & 1992 by Carlos Kleiber( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Carlos Kleiber

Carlos Kleiber avstrijski dirigent

Carlos Kleiber direttore d'orchestra tedesco

Carlos Kleiber dirigent rakouského původu

Carlos Kleiber Duits dirigent (1930-2004)

Carlos Kleiber dyrygent niemiecki

Carlos Kleiber German-born Austrian conductor

Carlos Kleiber osztrák karmester

Carlos Kleiber Tysk-født østerrisk dirigent

Carolus Kleiber

Karlos Klajber

Keller, Karl

Kleiber, Carl Ludwig Bonifacius.

Kleiber, Carl Ludwig Bonifacius 1930-2004

Kleiber, Carlos

Kleiber, Carlos 1930-2004

Kleiber, Karl Ludwig.

Kleiber, Karl Ludwig 1930-2004

Kleiber, Karl Ludwig Bonifacius 1930-2004

Карлос Клайбер

Карлос Клајбер

Карлос Кляйбер

Клайбер, Карлос

Клайбер, Карлос австрийский дирижёр

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