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Idomeneo

Idomeneo, re di Creta ossia Ilia e Idamante (Italian for Idomeneo, King of Crete, or, Ilia and Idamante; usually referred to simply as Idomeneo, K. 366) is an Italian language opera seria by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. [1]

219 relations: A major, Adolf Dallapozza, Agamemnon, Agnes Baltsa, Alceste (Gluck), Alessandra Marc, Alexandrina Pendatchanska, Alfred Poell, Alto, André Campra, Anja Harteros, Anne Sofie von Otter, Anneliese Rothenberger, Annette Dasch, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Antoine Danchet, Anton Raaff, Argos, Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Barbara Frittoli, Barbara Hendricks, Bass (voice type), Bassoon, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian State Opera, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink, Bernarda Fink, Birgit Nilsson, Boris Goldovsky, Brass instrument, Bruce Alan Brown, Camilla Tilling, Camille Maurane, Carol Vaness, Castrato, Cecilia Bartoli, Cello, Charles Mackerras, Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria, Christel Goltz, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Clarinet, Coda (music), Colin Davis, Concentus Musicus Wien, Crete, Cuvilliés Theatre, D major, ..., Daniel Harding, Daniel Heartz, David Cairns (writer), Decca Records, Deutsche Grammophon, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Deyan Vatchkov, Die ägyptische Helena, Dieter Dorn, Dominant (music), Dorothea Wendling, Eberhard Wächter (baritone), Edda Moser, Edinburgh Festival, Edita Gruberová, Edith Mathis, Electra, Elisabeth Wendling, EMI, English Baroque Soloists, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Exposition (music), Felicity Palmer, Figured bass, Fortepiano, Francesco Meli, Francisco Araiza, Frederica von Stade, Freiburger Barockorchester, Fritz Busch, G minor, George Shirley, Gertrude Grob-Prandl, Giovanni Valesi, Glasgow Grand Opera Society, Glyndebourne (record label), Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Gundula Janowitz, Gustave Cloëz, Guy de Mey, Hans Neuenfels, Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, Harmonia Mundi, Harpsichord, Hildegard Behrens, Hillevi Martinpelto, Ian Bostridge, Idoménée, Idomeneus, Ileana Cotrubaș, Iphigénie en Aulide, Iphigénie en Tauride, James Levine, Janine Micheau, Júlia Várady, Jerry Hadley, John Alexander (tenor), John Eliot Gardiner, John Mark Ainsley, John Pritchard (conductor), Juliane Banse, Karl Böhm, Köchel catalogue, Kenneth Tarver, Kent Nagano, Kurt Böhme, Kurt Equiluz, Kurt Streit, La Scala, Léopold Simoneau, Leo Nucci, Libretto, Lisa Milne, List of operas by Mozart, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Lorenzo Quaglio, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Luc Bondy, Lucia Popp, Luciano Pavarotti, Magdalena Kožená, Margherita Rinaldi, MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera, Mezzo-soprano, Modulation (music), Monteverdi Choir, Mostly Mozart Festival, Munich Residenz, Musical development, Naples, Natural horn, Neptune (mythology), Neue Mozart-Ausgabe, Nicolai Gedda, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Oboe, Opera seria, Overture, Palais Auersperg, Panzacchi, Pauline Tinsley, Percussion instrument, Peter Schreier, Philip Langridge, Philips Records, Piccolo, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Pietro Metastasio, Plácido Domingo, Priam, Rachel Yakar, RAI, Ramón Vargas, Ranieri de' Calzabigi, Recapitulation (music), Recitative, René Jacobs, Residenz Theatre, Resolution (music), RIAS Kammerchor, Richard Croft (tenor), Richard Lewis (tenor), Richard Strauss, Robert Tear, Roberta Alexander, Roger Norrington, Rudolf Schock, Ryland Davies, Saimir Pirgu, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Sena Jurinac, Sonata form, Sonia Ganassi, Soprano, Staatskapelle Dresden, Steve Davislim, String instrument, Susanne Mentzer, Sylvia McNair, Tanglewood Music Festival, Teatro di San Carlo, Teldec, Tenor, The New York Times, Thomas Hampson (baritone), Time signature, Timpani, Tonic (music), Trevor Nunn, Trojan War, Trombone, Trumpet, University of California Press, Varesco, Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna State Opera, Vienna Symphony, Vincenzo dal Prato, Voice type, Vox Records, Waldemar Kmentt, Western concert flute, Wiesław Ochman, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Woodwind instrument, Yvonne Kenny, Zurich Opera, 2006 Idomeneo controversy. Expand index (169 more) »

A major

A major (or the key of A) is a major scale based on A, with the pitches A, B, sharp, D, E, sharp, and sharp.

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Adolf Dallapozza

Adolf Dallapozza (born 14 March 1940 in Bolzano) is an Austrian tenor in opera, operetta and musical theatre He worked for more than 40 years at the Vienna Volksoper.

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Agamemnon

In Greek mythology, Agamemnon (Ἀγαμέμνων from *Ἀγαμέδμων (from ἄγαν, "very much" and μέδομαι, "think on"), "very steadfast") was the son of king Atreus and queen Aerope of Mycenae, the brother of Menelaus, the husband of Clytemnestra and the father of Iphigenia, Electra or Laodike (Λαοδίκη), Orestes and Chrysothemis.

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Agnes Baltsa

Agnes Baltsa (Aγνή Mπάλτσα; born 19 November 1944) is a leading Greek mezzo-soprano.

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Alceste (Gluck)

Alceste, Wq. 37 (the later French version is Wq. 44), is an opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck from 1767.

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Alessandra Marc

Alessandra Marc (born July 29, 1957) is an American dramatic soprano who has appeared at many of the world's opera houses and orchestras.

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Alexandrina Pendatchanska

Alexandrina Pendatchanska (sometimes written as Alexandrina Pendachanska) (Александрина Пендачанска) (born 24 September 1970) is a Bulgarian operatic soprano.

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Alfred Poell

Alfred Poell (18 March 1900 – 30 January 1968) was an Austrian operatic baritone.

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Alto

The musical term alto, meaning "high" in Italian (Latin: altus), refers to the second highest part of a contrapuntal musical texture and is also applied to its associated vocal range, especially in choral music.

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André Campra

André Campra (baptized 4 December 1660 – 29 June 1744) was a French composer and conductor.

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Anja Harteros

Anja Harteros (born 23 July 1972) is a German operatic soprano.

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Anne Sofie von Otter

Anne Sofie von Otter (born 9 May 1955) is a Swedish mezzo-soprano whose repertoire encompasses lieder, operas, oratorios and also rock and pop songs.

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Anneliese Rothenberger

Anneliese Rothenberger (19 June 192424 May 2010) was a German operatic soprano who had an active international performance career which spanned from 1943 to 1983.

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Annette Dasch

Annette Dasch (born 24 March 1976 in Berlin) is a German soprano.

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Anthony Rolfe Johnson

Anthony Rolfe Johnson CBE (5 November 1940 – 21 July 2010) was an English operatic tenor.

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Antoine Danchet

Antoine Danchet (7 September 1671 – 21 February 1748) was a French playwright, librettist and dramatic poet.

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Anton Raaff

Anton Raaff (6 May 1714 – 28 May 1797) was a German tenor from Gelsdorf near Bonn.

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Argos

Argos (Modern Greek: Άργος; Ancient Greek: Ἄργος) is a city and a former municipality in Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece.

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Arnold Schoenberg Choir

The Arnold Schoenberg Choir (Arnold Schoenberg Chor) is a Viennese/Austrian choir which was founded 1972 by Erwin Ortner, who is still its artistic director.

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Barbara Frittoli

Barbara Frittoli (born 19 April 1967) is an Italian operatic soprano who has sung leading roles in opera houses throughout Europe and in the United States.

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Barbara Hendricks

Barbara Hendricks (born November 20, 1948) is an African-American operatic soprano and concert singer.

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Bass (voice type)

A bass is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types.

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Bassoon

The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music written in the bass and tenor clefs, and occasionally the treble.

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Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks) is based in Munich, Germany, one of two full-size symphony orchestras operated under the auspices of Bayerischer Rundfunk, or Bavarian Broadcasting, known as BR.

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Bavarian State Opera

The Bavarian State Opera (German) is an opera company based in Munich, Germany.

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BBC Symphony Chorus

The BBC Symphony Chorus is a British amateur chorus based in London.

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BBC Symphony Orchestra

The BBC Symphony Orchestra (BBC SO) is a British orchestra based in London.

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Bernard Haitink

Bernard Johan Herman Haitink, CH, KBE (born 4 March 1929) is a Dutch conductor and former violinist.

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Bernarda Fink

Bernarda Fink Inzko (born 29 August 1955) is an Argentine mezzo-soprano.

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Birgit Nilsson

Birgit Nilsson (17 May 1918 – 25 December 2005) was a celebrated Swedish dramatic soprano who specialized in operatic works of Wagner and Strauss, though she sang the operas of many other composers, including Verdi and Puccini.

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Boris Goldovsky

Boris Goldovsky (Cyrillic: Борис Голдовский) (June 7, 1908 - February 15, 2001) was a Russian conductor and broadcast commentator, active in the United States.

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Brass instrument

A brass instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound by sympathetic vibration of air in a tubular resonator in sympathy with the vibration of the player's lips.

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Bruce Alan Brown

Bruce Alan Brown, professor of musicology at the USC Thornton School of Music Los Angeles, California.

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Camilla Tilling

Camilla Tilling (born 1971 in Linköping) is a Swedish soprano in opera and concert.

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Camille Maurane

Camille Maurane (November 29, 1911 – January 21, 2010), born Camille Moreau, was a French baryton-martin singer.

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Carol Vaness

Carol Theresa Vaness (born July 27, 1952) is an American lirico-spinto soprano.

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Castrato

A castrato (Italian, plural: castrati) is a type of classical male singing voice equivalent to that of a soprano, mezzo-soprano, or contralto.

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Cecilia Bartoli

Cecilia Bartoli, Cavaliere OMRI (born 4 June 1966) is an Italian coloratura mezzo-soprano opera singer and recitalist.

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Cello

The cello (plural cellos or celli) or violoncello is a bowed string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths.

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Charles Mackerras

Sir Alan Charles Maclaurin Mackerras, AC, CH, CBE (1925 2010) was an Australian conductor.

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Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria

Charles Theodore, Prince-Elector, Count Palatine and Duke of Bavaria (Karl Theodor; December 11, 1724 – February 16, 1799) reigned as Prince-Elector and Count palatine from 1742, as Duke of Jülich and Berg from 1742 and also as Prince-Elector and Duke of Bavaria from 1777, until his death.

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Christel Goltz

Christel Goltz (8 July 1912 – 14 November 2008) was a German operatic soprano.

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Christoph Willibald Gluck

Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (2 July 1714 – 15 November 1787) was a composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical period.

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Clarinet

The clarinet is a family of woodwind instruments that have a single-reed mouthpiece, a straight cylindrical tube with an approximately cylindrical bore, and a flaring bell.

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Coda (music)

Coda (Italian for "tail", plural code) is a term used in music in a number of different senses, primarily to designate a passage that brings a piece (or a movement) to an end.

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Colin Davis

Sir Colin Rex Davis, CH, CBE (25 September 1927 – 14 April 2013) was an English conductor.

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Concentus Musicus Wien

Concentus Musicus Wien (CMW) is an Austrian baroque music ensemble based in Vienna.

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Crete

Crete (Κρήτη,; Ancient Greek: Κρήτη, Krḗtē) is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, and the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus, and Corsica.

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Cuvilliés Theatre

The Cuvilliés Theatre (Cuvilliés-Theater) or Old Residence Theatre (Altes Residenztheater) is the former court theatre of the Residenz in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

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D major

D major (or the key of D) is a major scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, sharp, G, A, B, and sharp.

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Daniel Harding

Daniel Harding (born 31 August 1975 in Oxford) is a British conductor.

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Daniel Heartz

Daniel Heartz is an American musicologist and Professor emeritus of Music at the University of California, Berkeley.

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David Cairns (writer)

David Cairns (born David Adam Cairns, 8 June 1926, Loughton, Essex) is a British journalist, non-fiction writer and musician.

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Decca Records

Decca Records began as a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.

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Deutsche Grammophon

Deutsche Grammophon is a German classical record label that was the foundation of the future corporation to be known as PolyGram.

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Deutsche Oper Berlin

The Deutsche Oper Berlin is an opera company located in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin, Germany.

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Deyan Vatchkov

Deyan Vatchkov (Деян Вачков), born April 8, 1979, in Sofia, Bulgaria is a Bulgarian Opera Singer Bass.

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Die ägyptische Helena

Die ägyptische Helena (The Egyptian Helen), Op.

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Dieter Dorn

Dieter Dorn (born 31 October 1935 in Leipzig) is a German theatre director, also for the opera, the manager of the Münchner Kammerspiele from 1983 to 2001 and now manager of the Bavarian Staatsschauspiel.

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Dominant (music)

In music, the dominant is the fifth scale degree of the diatonic scale, called "dominant" because it is next in importance to the tonic, and a dominant chord is any chord built upon that pitch, using the notes of the same diatonic scale.

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Dorothea Wendling

Maria Dorothea Wendling, née Spurni (21 March 1736 – 20 August 1811) was a German soprano.

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Eberhard Wächter (baritone)

Eberhard Wächter (8 July 1929 – 29 March 1992) was an Austrian baritone, particularly celebrated for his performances in the operas of Mozart, Richard Wagner, and Richard Strauss.

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Edda Moser

Edda Moser (born 27 October 1938) is a German coloratura soprano.

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Edinburgh Festival

The Edinburgh Festival is a collective term for many arts and cultural festivals that take place each summer, mostly in August, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Edita Gruberová

Edita Gruberová (born 23 December 1946), is a Slovak coloratura soprano.

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Edith Mathis

Edith Mathis (born 11 February 1938) is a Swiss soprano and a leading exponent of the works of Mozart.

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Electra

In Greek mythology, Electra (Ēlektra) was the daughter of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra, and thus princess of Argos.

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Elisabeth Wendling

Elisabeth ("Lisl") Augusta Wendling, (née Sarselli; 20 February 1746 (baptised) – 10 January 1786) was a German soprano, for whom Mozart wrote the role of Electra in his opera Idomeneo, re di Creta.

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EMI

EMI Group Limited, also known as EMI Music or simply EMI, was a British multinational music recording and publishing company, and electronics device and systems manufacturing company, headquartered in London, England.

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English Baroque Soloists

The English Baroque Soloists is a chamber orchestra playing on period instruments, formed in 1978 by English conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner.

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Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (born Ermanno Wolf) (January 12, 1876 – January 21, 1948) was an Italian composer and teacher.

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Exposition (music)

In musical form and analysis, exposition is the initial presentation of the thematic material of a musical composition, movement, or section.

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Felicity Palmer

Dame Felicity Joan Palmer, DBE (born 6 April 1944), is an English mezzo-soprano and music professor.

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Figured bass

Figured bass, or thoroughbass, is a kind of musical notation in which numerals and symbols indicate intervals, chords, and non-chord tones, in relation to the bass note they are placed above or below.

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Fortepiano

Fortepiano designates the early version of the piano, from its invention by the Italian instrument maker Bartolomeo Cristofori around 1700 up to the early 19th century.

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Francesco Meli

Francesco Meli (born 1980 in Genoa) is an Italian operatic tenor particularly associated with the bel canto reportoire.

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Francisco Araiza

José Francisco Araiza Andrade (born 4 October 1950), is a Mexican operatic tenor and lied singer who has sung as soloist in leading concert halls and in leading tenor operatic roles in the major opera houses of Europe and North America during the course of a lengthy career.

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Frederica von Stade

Frederica von Stade (born June 1, 1945) is an American mezzo-soprano.

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Freiburger Barockorchester

Freiburger Barockorchester (Freiburg Baroque Orchestra) is a German orchestra founded in 1987, with the mission statement: "to enliven the world of Baroque music with new sounds".

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Fritz Busch

Fritz Busch (13 March 1890 - 14 September 1951) was a German conductor.

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G minor

G minor is a minor scale based on G, consisting of the pitches G, A, flat, C, D, Eflat, and F. For the harmonic minor scale, the F is raised to F. Its relative major is B-flat major, and its parallel major is G major.

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George Shirley

George Irving Shirley (born April 18, 1934) is an American operatic tenor, and was the first African-American tenor to perform a leading role at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Gertrude Grob-Prandl

Gertrude Grob-Prandl (11 November 191716 May 1995) was an Austrian Wagnerian soprano.

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Giovanni Valesi

Giovanni Valesi (born Johann Evangelist Wallishauser, Walleshauser or Wellesberger; pseudonym also spelled Walesi or Vallesi) (28 April 1735, Hattenhofen – 10 January 1816, Munich) was a German tenor.

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Glasgow Grand Opera Society

The Glasgow Grand Opera Society, known by its members and audiences alike as simply 'The Grand', was an opera company based in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Glyndebourne (record label)

The Glyndebourne Label is a UK-based record label founded in 2006 to release live recordings of Glyndebourne Festival Opera performances.

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Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Glyndebourne Festival Opera is an annual opera festival held at Glyndebourne, an English country house near Lewes, in East Sussex, England.

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Gundula Janowitz

Gundula Janowitz (born August 2, 1937) by Alan Blyth, Grove Music Online is an Austrian lyric soprano singer of operas, oratorios and concerts.

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Gustave Cloëz

Gustave Cloëz (born Cuincy, 1890, died Paris, 1970) was a French conductor who was particularly active at the Paris Opéra-Comique in the mid-20th century, and made a significant number of recordings, often accompanying major singers of the time.

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Guy de Mey

Guy de Mey (born 4 August 1955) is a Belgian tenor from Sint-Niklaas.

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Hans Neuenfels

Hans Neuenfels (born 31 May 1941, Krefeld) is a German writer, poet, film producer, librettist, theatre director and opera director.

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Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt

Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt (5 May 190028 May 1973) was a German conductor and composer.

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Harmonia Mundi

Harmonia Mundi is an independent music record label founded in Paris, France in 1958 by Bernard Coutaz.

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Harpsichord

A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard.

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Hildegard Behrens

Hildegard Behrens (9 February 1937 – 18 August 2009) was a German soprano with a wide repertoire including Wagner, Weber, Mozart, Richard Strauss, and Alban Berg roles.

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Hillevi Martinpelto

Hillevi Martinpelto (January 9, 1958) is a Swedish lyric soprano.

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Ian Bostridge

Ian Bostridge CBE (born 25 December 1964) is an English tenor, well known for his performances as an opera and lieder singer.

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Idoménée

Idoménée (English: Idomeneus) is an opera by the French composer André Campra.

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Idomeneus

In Greek mythology, Idomeneus (Ἰδομενεύς, Idomeneus) was a Cretan commander, father of Orsilochus, Cleisithyra, Leucus and Iphiclus, son of Deucalion and Cleopatra, grandson of Minos and king of Crete.

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Ileana Cotrubaș

Ileana Cotrubaș (born June 9, 1939) is a Romanian opera soprano whose career spanned from the 1960s to the 1980s.

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Iphigénie en Aulide

Iphigénie en Aulide (Iphigeneia in Aulis) is an opera in three acts by Christoph Willibald Gluck, the first work he wrote for the Paris stage.

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Iphigénie en Tauride

Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigenia in Tauris) is a 1779 opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck in four acts.

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James Levine

James Lawrence Levine (born June 23, 1943) is an American conductor and pianist.

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Janine Micheau

Janine Micheau (17 April 1914 - 18 October 1976) was a French singer, one of the leading lyric sopranos of her era in France.

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Júlia Várady

Júlia Várady (Várady Júlia, born Júlia Tözsér, September 1, 1941) is a German soprano of Hungarian origin born in Nagyvárad, Hungary (today Oradea, Romania), who started out as a mezzo-soprano.

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Jerry Hadley

Jerry Hadley (June 16, 1952 – July 18, 2007) was an American operatic tenor.

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John Alexander (tenor)

John Alexander (October 21, 1923 – December 8, 1990) was an American operatic tenor who had a substantial career during the 1950s through the 1980s.

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John Eliot Gardiner

Sir John Eliot Gardiner, CBE (born 20 April 1943) is an English conductor.

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John Mark Ainsley

John Mark Ainsley (born 9 July 1963) is an English lyric tenor.

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John Pritchard (conductor)

Sir John Michael Pritchard CBE (5 February 19215 December 1989) was an English conductor.

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Juliane Banse

Juliane Banse (born July 10, 1969 in Tettnang, Germany) is a German opera soprano and noted singer.

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Karl Böhm

Karl August Leopold Böhm (August 28, 1894 in Graz – August 14, 1981 in Salzburg) was an Austrian conductor.

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Köchel catalogue

The Köchel-Verzeichnis is an inclusive, chronological catalogue of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, which was originally created by Ludwig von Köchel.

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Kenneth Tarver

Kenneth Tarver is a tenore di grazia.

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Kent Nagano

Kent George Nagano (born November 22, 1951) is an American conductor and opera administrator.

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Kurt Böhme

Kurt Böhme (5 May 1908 – 20 December 1989) was a German bass.

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Kurt Equiluz

Kurt Equiluz (born 13 June 1929 in Vienna) is an Austrian classical tenor in opera and concert, known for recording works of Johann Sebastian Bach with Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Helmuth Rilling, a member of the Vienna State Opera as a tenor buffo from 1957 until 1983.

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Kurt Streit

Kurt Streit (born 14 October 1959 in Itazuke, JapanInternational who's who in music and musicians' directory: (in the classical and light classical fields), David M. Cummings, Volume One, 2000/2001) is an Austrian-American tenor who performs in operas.

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La Scala

La Scala (abbreviation in Italian language for the official name Teatro alla Scala) is an opera house in Milan, Italy.

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Léopold Simoneau

Léopold Simoneau, (May 3, 1916 – August 24, 2006) was a French-Canadian lyric tenor, one of the outstanding Mozarteans of his time.

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Leo Nucci

Leo Nucci (born 16 April 1942) is an Italian operatic baritone, particularly suited to Verdi roles.

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Libretto

A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.

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Lisa Milne

Lisa Milne is a Scottish soprano described by the BBC as "one of RSAMD's best-known alumni", who was among the first artists to be invited to the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme in 1999-2001.

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List of operas by Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operas comprise 22 musical dramas in a variety of genres.

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London Philharmonic Orchestra

The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is one of five permanent symphony orchestras based in London.

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Lorenzo Quaglio

Lorenzo Quaglio (1730–1804) was a German stage designer of Italian extraction.

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Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (March 1, 1954 – July 3, 2006) was an American mezzo-soprano.

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Luc Bondy

Luc Bondy (born 17 July 1948 in Zurich) is a Swiss theater and opera director.

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Lucia Popp

Lucia Popp (born Lucia Poppová; 12 November 193916 November 1993) was a Slovak operatic soprano.

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Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (12 October 19356 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.

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Magdalena Kožená

Magdalena Kožená (also Lady Rattle;; born 26 May 1973) is a Czech mezzo-soprano.

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Margherita Rinaldi

Margherita Rinaldi (born 12 January 1935) is an Italian lyric soprano, primarily active in the 1960s and 1970s.

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MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra

The MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra (also known as the MDR Sinfonieorchester in German) is the radio orchestra of Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk, the public broadcaster for the German states of Thuringia, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt.

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Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera, commonly referred to as the "Met", is a company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

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Mezzo-soprano

A mezzo-soprano or mezzo (meaning "half soprano") is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the soprano and the contralto voice types.

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Modulation (music)

In music, modulation is most commonly the act or process of changing from one key (tonic, or tonal center) to another.

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Monteverdi Choir

The Monteverdi Choir was founded in 1964 by Sir John Eliot Gardiner for a performance of the Monteverdi Vespers (1610) in King's College Chapel, Cambridge.

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Mostly Mozart Festival

The Mostly Mozart Festival is a summer series of concerts held at Lincoln Center in New York City and in other city venues.

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Munich Residenz

The Munich Residenz (Münchner Residenz, Munich Residence) is the former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs of the House of Wittelsbach in the centre of the city of Munich, Germany.

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Musical development

In classical music, musical development is a process by which a musical idea is communicated in the course of a composition.

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Naples

Naples (Napoli, Neapolitan: nNapule; Neapolis; Νεάπολις, meaning "new city") is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy, after Rome and Milan.

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Natural horn

The natural horn is a musical instrument that is the ancestor of the modern-day horn, and is differentiated by its lack of valves.

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Neptune (mythology)

Neptune (Neptūnus) was the god of freshwater and the sea in Roman religion.

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Neue Mozart-Ausgabe

The Neue Mozart-Ausgabe (abbreviated as "NMA"; in English, New Mozart Edition) is the second complete works edition of the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Nicolai Gedda

Nicolai Gedda (born Harry Gustaf Nikolai Gädda; 11 July 1925) is a Swedish operatic tenor.

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Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Nikolaus Count de la Fontaine und d'Harnoncourt-Unverzagt, born 6 December 1929) is an Austrian conductor, particularly known for his historically informed performances of music from the Classical era and earlier.

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Oboe

Oboes are a family of double reed woodwind musical instruments.

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Opera seria

Opera seria (plural: opere serie; usually called dramma per musica or melodramma serio) is an Italian musical term which refers to the noble and "serious" style of Italian opera that predominated in Europe from the 1710s to c. 1770.

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Overture

Overture (French ouverture, lit. "opening"; German Ouvertüre, Vorspiel, i.e., "prelude", lit. "play before") in music is the term originally applied to the instrumental introduction to an opera.

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Palais Auersperg

Palais Auersperg, originally called Palais Rosenkavalier, is a baroque palace at Auerspergstraße 1 in the Josefstadt or eighth district of Vienna, Austria.

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Panzacchi

Domenico de' Panzacchi (1733 – after 1805) was an Italian operatic tenor and the first Arbace in Mozart's Idomeneo re di Creta.

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Pauline Tinsley

Pauline Tinsley (born 1928) is a British soprano, notable for her performances for the Welsh National Opera (1962–1972, 1975–1981) and the English National Opera (1963–1974).

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Percussion instrument

A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.

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Peter Schreier

Peter Schreier (born 29 July 1935) is a German tenor and conductor.

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Philip Langridge

Philip Gordon Langridge CBE (16 December 1939 – 5 March 2010) was an English tenor, considered to be among the foremost exponents of English opera and oratorio.

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Philips Records

Philips Records is a record label that was founded by the Dutch electronics company Philips.

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Piccolo

The piccolo (Italian for "small", but named ottavino in Italy) is a half-size flute, and a member of the woodwind family of musical instruments.

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Pier Luigi Pizzi

Pier Luigi Pizzi (born June 15, 1930) is an Italian opera director, set designer, and costume designer.

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Pietro Metastasio

Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi, better known by his pseudonym of Pietro Metastasio (3 January 1698 – 12 April 1782), was an Italian poet and librettist, considered the most important writer of opera seria libretti.

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Plácido Domingo

José Plácido Domingo Embil (KBE; born 21 January 1941), known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.

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Priam

In Greek mythology, Priam (Πρίαμος Príamos) was the king of Troy during the Trojan War and youngest son of Laomedon.

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Rachel Yakar

Rachel Yakar (born March 3, 1938) is a French soprano.

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RAI

Rai — Radiotelevisione italiana S.p.A. (commercially styled Rai; known until 1954 as Radio Audizioni Italiane) is Italy's national public broadcasting company, owned by the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

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Ramón Vargas

Ramón Vargas (born 11 September 1960) is a Mexican operatic tenor.

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Ranieri de' Calzabigi

Ranieri de' Calzabigi (23 December 1714 – July 1795) was an Italian poet and librettist, most famous for his collaboration with the composer Christoph Willibald Gluck on his "reform" operas.

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Recapitulation (music)

In music theory, the recapitulation is one of the sections of a movement written in sonata form.

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Recitative

Recitative (also known by its Italian name "recitativo") is a style of delivery (much used in operas, oratorios, and cantatas) in which a singer is allowed to adopt the rhythms of ordinary speech.

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René Jacobs

René Jacobs (born 30 October 1946) is a Belgian (Flemish) musician.

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Residenz Theatre

The Residence Theatre (in German: Residenztheater) or New Residence Theatre (Neues Residenztheater) of the Residence in Munich was built from 1950 to 1951 by Karl Hocheder.

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Resolution (music)

Resolution in western tonal music theory is the move of a note or chord from dissonance (an unstable sound) to a consonance (a more final or stable sounding one).

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RIAS Kammerchor

The RIAS Kammerchor is a professional chamber choir based in Berlin, Germany, and supported by the Rundfunk Orchester und Chöre GmbH Berlin ("Berlin Radio Orchestra and Choirs"), a limited-liability company owned by the public broadcasters Deutschlandradio (40%) and RBB (5%), the German Federal Republic (35%), and the State of Berlin (20%).

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Richard Croft (tenor)

Richard Croft is an American opera singer who is often characterized as a lyric tenor or "Mozart tenor." Richard Croft debuted in the United States (including at the Metropolitan Opera, the Houston Grand Opera, the Washington Opera and Dallas), by singing the major roles of Mozart and Rossini, before being invited on the leading international stages (Salzburg Festival, Paris Opera, Staatsoper Berlin, Zurich Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, Theater an der Wien among others).

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Richard Lewis (tenor)

Richard Lewis CBE (10 May 191413 November 1990) was a Welsh tenor.

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Richard Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras.

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Robert Tear

Robert Tear, (pronounced to rhyme with "hear") CBE (8 March 1939 – 29 March 2011) was a Welsh tenor singer, teacher and conductor.

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Roberta Alexander

Roberta Alexander (born 3 March 1949, in Lynchburg, Virginia) is an American operatic soprano.

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Roger Norrington

Sir Roger Arthur Carver Norrington, (born 16 March 1934) is a British conductor.

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Rudolf Schock

Rudolf Johann Schock (September 4, 1915 – November 13, 1986) was a German tenor.

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Ryland Davies

Ryland Davies (born 9 February 1943, Cwm, Blaenau Gwent (Ebbw Vale), Wales) is a Welsh operatic tenor.

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Saimir Pirgu

Saimir Pirgu (born 23 September 1981 in Elbasan) is an Albanian opera tenor.

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) is Scotland's national chamber orchestra, based in Edinburgh.

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Sena Jurinac

Srebrenka "Sena" Jurinac (juˈrinats (24 October 192122 November 2011) was a Bosnia-born Croatian-Austrian operatic soprano.

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Sonata form

Sonata form (also sonata-allegro form or first movement form) is a large-scale musical structure used widely since the middle of the 18th century (the early Classical period).

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Sonia Ganassi

Sonia Ganassi (born 1966) is an Italian mezzo-soprano.

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Soprano

A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.

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Staatskapelle Dresden

The Staatskapelle Dresden (officially known in German as the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden) is an orchestra based in Dresden, Germany founded in 1548 by Kurfürst Moritz (Elector Moritz, or Maurice) of Saxony.

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Steve Davislim

Steve Davislim (born 1967) is a Malaysian-born Australian operatic tenor.

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String instrument

String instruments, stringed instruments, or chordophones are musical instruments that produce sound from vibrating strings.

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Susanne Mentzer

Susanne Mentzer (born January 21, 1957) is an operatic mezzo-soprano.

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Sylvia McNair

Sylvia McNair (born June 23, 1956) is an American opera singer and classical recitalist who has also achieved notable success in the Broadway and cabaret genres.

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Tanglewood Music Festival

The Tanglewood Music Festival is a music festival held every summer on the Tanglewood estate in Stockbridge and Lenox, Massachusetts in the Berkshire Hills in western Massachusetts.

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Teatro di San Carlo

The Real Teatro di San Carlo (Royal Theatre of Saint Charles), its original name under the Bourbon monarchy but known today as simply the Teatro di San Carlo, is an opera house in Naples, Italy.

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Teldec

The Teldec (Telefunken-Decca Schallplatten GmbH) is a German record label in Hamburg, Germany.

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Tenor

A tenor is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range is one of the highest of the male voice types.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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Thomas Hampson (baritone)

Thomas Walter Hampson (born June 28, 1955) is an American lyric baritone, a classical singer who has appeared world-wide in major opera houses and concert halls and made over 170 musical recordings.

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Time signature

The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each bar and which note value is to be given one beat.

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Timpani

Timpani, or kettledrums (also informally called timps), are musical instruments in the percussion family.

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Tonic (music)

In music, the tonic is the first scale degree of a diatonic scale and the tonal center or final resolution tone.

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Trevor Nunn

Sir Trevor Robert Nunn, CBE (born 14 January 1940) is an English theatre, film and television director.

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Trojan War

In Greek mythology, the Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Achaeans (Greeks) after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus, king of Sparta.

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Trombone

The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.

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Trumpet

A trumpet is a musical instrument.

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University of California Press

University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing.

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Varesco

Father Varesco (1735–1805) was a chaplain, musician, poet and (most famously) librettist to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Vienna Philharmonic

The Vienna Philharmonic (VPO), founded in 1842, is an orchestra, regularly considered one of the finest in the world.

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Vienna State Opera

The Vienna State Opera (German: Wiener Staatsoper) is an opera house – and opera company – with a history dating back to the mid-19th century.

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Vienna Symphony

The Vienna Symphony (Wiener Symphoniker) is an orchestra in Vienna, Austria.

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Vincenzo dal Prato

Vincenzo dal Prato (1756–1828) was an Italian castrato singer, famous for his work with Mozart.

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Voice type

A voice type is a particular human singing voice identified as having certain qualities or characteristics of vocal range, vocal weight, tessitura, vocal timbre, and vocal transition points (passaggio), such as breaks and lifts within the voice.

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Vox Records

Vox Records is a budget classical record label.

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Waldemar Kmentt

Waldemar Kmentt (Wien, 2 February 1929 Ibidem, 21 January 2015) was an Austrian operatic tenor, who was particularly associated with the German repertory, both opera and operetta.

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Western concert flute

The Western concert flute is a transverse (side-blown) woodwind instrument made of metal or wood.

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Wiesław Ochman

Wiesław Ochman (born February 6, 1937) is a Polish tenor.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (English see fn.; 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era.

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Woodwind instrument

Woodwind instruments are a family of musical instruments within the more general category of wind instruments.

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Yvonne Kenny

Yvonne Kenny AM (born 25 November 1950) is an Australian soprano, particularly associated with Handel and Mozart roles.

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Zurich Opera

Oper Zürich (Zurich Opera) is an opera company based in Zurich, Switzerland.

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2006 Idomeneo controversy

On September 26, 2006, the Deutsche Oper Berlin announced the cancellation of four performances of Mozart's opera Idomeneo, re di Creta, planned for November 2006, citing concerns that the production's depictions of the severed head of the Islamic prophet Muhammad raised an "incalculable security risk." "To avoid endangering its audience and employees, the management has decided against repeating Idomeneo in November 2006," the opera house said in a press release.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idomeneo

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