Christoph Willibald Gluck
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1714-07-02
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Biography

Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (2 July 1714 – 15 November 1787) was a German composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical period. After many years at the Habsburg court at Vienna, Gluck brought about the practical ...

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Christoph Willibald Gluck, Alison Manifold & Ian Peter Bugeja
'Di questa cetra in seno' from Il Parnaso Confuso
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'Di questa cetra in seno' from Il Parnaso Confuso 'Di questa cetra in seno' from Il Parnaso Confuso 'Di questa cetra in seno' from Il Parnaso Confuso 'Di questa cetra in seno' from Il Parnaso Confuso
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Alison Manifold & Ian Peter Bugeja
'Fin là dove l'aurora' from Il Parnaso Confuso
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'Fin là dove l'aurora' from Il Parnaso Confuso 'Fin là dove l'aurora' from Il Parnaso Confuso 'Fin là dove l'aurora' from Il Parnaso Confuso 'Fin là dove l'aurora' from Il Parnaso Confuso
Christoph Willibald Gluck, L'Orfeo Barockorchester & Michi Gaigg
Symphony in G major, Wq. deest. Chen G3
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Symphony in G major, Wq. deest. Chen G3 Symphony in G major, Wq. deest. Chen G3 Symphony in G major, Wq. deest. Chen G3 Symphony in G major, Wq. deest. Chen G3
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Les Musiciens du Louvre & Marc Minkowski
Armide - overture
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Armide - overture Armide - overture Armide - overture Armide - overture
Emmanuel Pahud, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Basel Chamber Orchestra & Giovanni Antonini
Concerto in G for flute and orchestra
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Concerto in G for flute and orchestra Concerto in G for flute and orchestra Concerto in G for flute and orchestra Concerto in G for flute and orchestra
Nelson Freire, Giovanni Sgambati & Christoph Willibald Gluck
Orfeo ed Eurydice: Melodie
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Orfeo ed Eurydice: Melodie Orfeo ed Eurydice: Melodie Orfeo ed Eurydice: Melodie Orfeo ed Eurydice: Melodie
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Christoph Willibald Gluck & Paul Dyer
Dance of the Blessed Spirits - dance music from 'Orphée et Euridice'
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Dance of the Blessed Spirits - dance music from 'Orphée et Euridice' Dance of the Blessed Spirits - dance music from 'Orphée et Euridice' Dance of the Blessed Spirits - dance music from 'Orphée et Euridice' Dance of the Blessed Spirits - dance music from 'Orphée et Euridice'
Christoph Willibald Gluck & Wilhelm Kempff
Orpheus's Lament; Dance of the Blessed Spirits
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Orpheus's Lament; Dance of the Blessed Spirits Orpheus's Lament; Dance of the Blessed Spirits Orpheus's Lament; Dance of the Blessed Spirits Orpheus's Lament; Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Kenneth Montgomery & Caitlin Hulcup, Scottish Opera Orchestra
Che faro senza Euridice
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Che faro senza Euridice Che faro senza Euridice Che faro senza Euridice Che faro senza Euridice
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Gabrieli Players & Paul McCreesh
Paride ed Elena, Act I: 3rd Ballo
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Paride ed Elena, Act I: 3rd Ballo Paride ed Elena, Act I: 3rd Ballo Paride ed Elena, Act I: 3rd Ballo Paride ed Elena, Act I: 3rd Ballo
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Les Musiciens du Louvre & Marc Minkowski
Armide - Act V, Sc 2, Chaconne
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Armide - Act V, Sc 2, Chaconne Armide - Act V, Sc 2, Chaconne Armide - Act V, Sc 2, Chaconne Armide - Act V, Sc 2, Chaconne
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Sir John Eliot Gardiner & Diana Montague, Nancy Argenta and Sophie Boulin, Opera orchestra of Lyon and Monteverdi Choir
Iphigenie en Tauride - The Storm and Tempest
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Iphigenie en Tauride - The Storm and Tempest Iphigenie en Tauride - The Storm and Tempest Iphigenie en Tauride - The Storm and Tempest Iphigenie en Tauride - The Storm and Tempest
New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Paul Groves, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Plácido Domingo & Louis Langrée
Quel silence...Dieux... from Iphigenie en Tauride
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Quel silence...Dieux... from Iphigenie en Tauride Quel silence...Dieux... from Iphigenie en Tauride Quel silence...Dieux... from Iphigenie en Tauride Quel silence...Dieux... from Iphigenie en Tauride
Gyozo Mate, Fritz Kreisler, Christoph Willibald Gluck & Balázs Szokolay
Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice arr. Kreisler
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Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice arr. Kreisler Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice arr. Kreisler Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice arr. Kreisler Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice arr. Kreisler
Christoph Willibald Gluck & Aura Musicale
Trio sonata no. 7 in E major for 2 violins and continuo
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Trio sonata no. 7 in E major for 2 violins and continuo Trio sonata no. 7 in E major for 2 violins and continuo Trio sonata no. 7 in E major for 2 violins and continuo Trio sonata no. 7 in E major for 2 violins and continuo
Emmanuel Pahud, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Kammerorchester Basel & Giovanni Antonini
Concerto in G i) Allegro non molto
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Concerto in G i) Allegro non molto Concerto in G i) Allegro non molto Concerto in G i) Allegro non molto Concerto in G i) Allegro non molto
Vladimir Ivanoff, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Concerto Köln, Werner Ehrhardt & Sarband
La Rencontre imprevue, ou Les pelerins de la Mecque : Overture
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La Rencontre imprevue, ou Les pelerins de la Mecque : Overture La Rencontre imprevue, ou Les pelerins de la Mecque : Overture La Rencontre imprevue, ou Les pelerins de la Mecque : Overture La Rencontre imprevue, ou Les pelerins de la Mecque : Overture
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Christoph Willibald Gluck
Orfeo ed Euridice - Act 2; Dance of the furies
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Orfeo ed Euridice - Act 2; Dance of the furies Orfeo ed Euridice - Act 2; Dance of the furies Orfeo ed Euridice - Act 2; Dance of the furies Orfeo ed Euridice - Act 2; Dance of the furies
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Armonia Atenea, Irini Karaianni & George Petrou
Excerpts from Orfeo ed Euridice and Iphigenie en Aulide
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Excerpts from Orfeo ed Euridice and Iphigenie en Aulide Excerpts from Orfeo ed Euridice and Iphigenie en Aulide Excerpts from Orfeo ed Euridice and Iphigenie en Aulide Excerpts from Orfeo ed Euridice and Iphigenie en Aulide
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Armonia Atenea, Irini Karaianni & George Petrou
Non so frenare il pianto, from Antigono
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Non so frenare il pianto, from Antigono Non so frenare il pianto, from Antigono Non so frenare il pianto, from Antigono Non so frenare il pianto, from Antigono
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Christoph Willibald Gluck & Paul Dyer
Dances of the Furies - ballet music from 'Orphee et Euridice'
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Dances of the Furies - ballet music from 'Orphee et Euridice' Dances of the Furies - ballet music from 'Orphee et Euridice' Dances of the Furies - ballet music from 'Orphee et Euridice' Dances of the Furies - ballet music from 'Orphee et Euridice'
Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen, Iestyn Davies & Christoph Willibald Gluck
Che faro senza Euridice (J'ai perdu mon ...)from Act 3, Scene 1 of Orfeo ed Euridice
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Che faro senza Euridice (J'ai perdu mon ...)from Act 3, Scene 1 of Orfeo ed Euridice Che faro senza Euridice (J'ai perdu mon ...)from Act 3, Scene 1 of Orfeo ed Euridice Che faro senza Euridice (J'ai perdu mon ...)from Act 3, Scene 1 of Orfeo ed Euridice Che faro senza Euridice (J'ai perdu mon ...)from Act 3, Scene 1 of Orfeo ed Euridice
Susan Graham, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment & Harry Bicket
Orphee et Eurydice, Act III: 'J'ai perdu mon Eurydice'
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Orphee et Eurydice, Act III: 'J'ai perdu mon Eurydice' Orphee et Eurydice, Act III: 'J'ai perdu mon Eurydice' Orphee et Eurydice, Act III: 'J'ai perdu mon Eurydice' Orphee et Eurydice, Act III: 'J'ai perdu mon Eurydice'
Alessio Bax, Christoph Willibald Gluck & Giovanni Sgambati
Melodie from Orfeo ed Euridice
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Melodie from Orfeo ed Euridice Melodie from Orfeo ed Euridice Melodie from Orfeo ed Euridice Melodie from Orfeo ed Euridice
Emmanuel Pahud, Kammerorchester Basel, Giovanni Antonini & Christoph Willibald Gluck
3rd Movt. Finale- Allegro Comodo
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3rd Movt. Finale- Allegro Comodo 3rd Movt. Finale- Allegro Comodo 3rd Movt. Finale- Allegro Comodo 3rd Movt. Finale- Allegro Comodo
Christoph Willibald Gluck, L'Orfeo Barockorchester & Michi Gaigg
Sinfonia for strings (Wq.Deest Chen A1) in A major "Regensburger"
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Sinfonia for strings (Wq.Deest Chen A1) in A major "Regensburger" Sinfonia for strings (Wq.Deest Chen A1) in A major "Regensburger" Sinfonia for strings (Wq.Deest Chen A1) in A major "Regensburger" Sinfonia for strings (Wq.Deest Chen A1) in A major "Regensburger"
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Giovanni Antonini, Emmanuel Pahud & Kammerorchester Basel
Concerto in G major for flute and orchestra
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Concerto in G major for flute and orchestra Concerto in G major for flute and orchestra Concerto in G major for flute and orchestra Concerto in G major for flute and orchestra
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra & Raymond Leppard
Orfeo ed Euridice - Che Faro senza Euridice
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Orfeo ed Euridice - Che Faro senza Euridice Orfeo ed Euridice - Che Faro senza Euridice Orfeo ed Euridice - Che Faro senza Euridice Orfeo ed Euridice - Che Faro senza Euridice
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Raymond Leppard & Janet Baker & London Philharmonic Orchestra
Che Faro Senza Euridice?
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Che Faro Senza Euridice? Che Faro Senza Euridice? Che Faro Senza Euridice? Che Faro Senza Euridice?
Christoph Willibald Gluck, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Raymond Leppard
Orfeo ed Euridice, Sinfonia
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Orfeo ed Euridice, Sinfonia Orfeo ed Euridice, Sinfonia Orfeo ed Euridice, Sinfonia Orfeo ed Euridice, Sinfonia
Christoph Willibald Gluck, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock & Anne Sofie von Otter
Che farò senza Euridice, from Orfeo ed Euridice
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Che farò senza Euridice, from Orfeo ed Euridice Che farò senza Euridice, from Orfeo ed Euridice Che farò senza Euridice, from Orfeo ed Euridice Che farò senza Euridice, from Orfeo ed Euridice
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Michel Swierczewski, Magdalena Kožená & Pražská komorní filharmonie
Paride ed Elena: La belle immagini di un dolce amore
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Paride ed Elena: La belle immagini di un dolce amore Paride ed Elena: La belle immagini di un dolce amore Paride ed Elena: La belle immagini di un dolce amore Paride ed Elena: La belle immagini di un dolce amore
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Sir Malcolm Sargent, London Symphony Orchestra & Kathleen Ferrier
What is life [Orfeo ed Euridice]
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What is life [Orfeo ed Euridice] What is life [Orfeo ed Euridice] What is life [Orfeo ed Euridice] What is life [Orfeo ed Euridice]
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Alceste - Grand Dieux! Soutenez mon courage!
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Alceste - Grand Dieux! Soutenez mon courage! Alceste - Grand Dieux! Soutenez mon courage! Alceste - Grand Dieux! Soutenez mon courage! Alceste - Grand Dieux! Soutenez mon courage!
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Alceste - Ou suis-je? Arbitres du sort des humains
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Alceste - Ou suis-je? Arbitres du sort des humains Alceste - Ou suis-je? Arbitres du sort des humains Alceste - Ou suis-je? Arbitres du sort des humains Alceste - Ou suis-je? Arbitres du sort des humains
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Balazs Mate & Aura Musicale
Trio sonata for 2 violins and continuo no. 5 in E flat major; 3rd mvt Minuetto
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Trio sonata for 2 violins and continuo no. 5 in E flat major; 3rd mvt Minuetto Trio sonata for 2 violins and continuo no. 5 in E flat major; 3rd mvt Minuetto Trio sonata for 2 violins and continuo no. 5 in E flat major; 3rd mvt Minuetto Trio sonata for 2 violins and continuo no. 5 in E flat major; 3rd mvt Minuetto
Christoph Willibald Gluck & Marc Minkowski
Overture to 'Armide'
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Overture to 'Armide' Overture to 'Armide' Overture to 'Armide' Overture to 'Armide'
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Kathleen Ferrier, Glyndebourne Chorus, Southern Philharmonic Orchestra & Fritz Stiedry
Che faro senza Euridice? From Orfeo ed Euridice
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Che faro senza Euridice? From Orfeo ed Euridice Che faro senza Euridice? From Orfeo ed Euridice Che faro senza Euridice? From Orfeo ed Euridice Che faro senza Euridice? From Orfeo ed Euridice
Christoph Willibald Gluck & Wilhelm Kempff
Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts
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Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Ach, Ich Habe Sier Verloren from Orpheus and Eurydice
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Ach, Ich Habe Sier Verloren from Orpheus and Eurydice Ach, Ich Habe Sier Verloren from Orpheus and Eurydice Ach, Ich Habe Sier Verloren from Orpheus and Eurydice Ach, Ich Habe Sier Verloren from Orpheus and Eurydice
Balazs Mate, Christoph Willibald Gluck & Aura Musicale
Trio sonata for 2 violins and continuo no.6 in F major
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Trio sonata for 2 violins and continuo no.6 in F major Trio sonata for 2 violins and continuo no.6 in F major Trio sonata for 2 violins and continuo no.6 in F major Trio sonata for 2 violins and continuo no.6 in F major
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Michi Gaigg & Orfeo Baroque Orchestra
Symphony in A major
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Symphony in A major Symphony in A major Symphony in A major Symphony in A major
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Jack Liebeck & Benjamin Powell
Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts
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Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts
Ľudovít Rajter, Christoph Willibald Gluck & Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu
From 'Paris e Helena', ballet music
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From 'Paris e Helena', ballet music From 'Paris e Helena', ballet music From 'Paris e Helena', ballet music From 'Paris e Helena', ballet music
Collegium Aureum, Franzjosef Maier & Christoph Willibald Gluck
Overture to La rencontre imprévue, ou Les pèlerins de la Mecque Wq. 32
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Overture to La rencontre imprévue, ou Les pèlerins de la Mecque Wq. 32 Overture to La rencontre imprévue, ou Les pèlerins de la Mecque Wq. 32 Overture to La rencontre imprévue, ou Les pèlerins de la Mecque Wq. 32 Overture to La rencontre imprévue, ou Les pèlerins de la Mecque Wq. 32
National Opera Theatre Orchestra, André Cluytens, Rita Gorr & Christoph Willibald Gluck
Alceste: Divinites du Styx
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Alceste: Divinites du Styx Alceste: Divinites du Styx Alceste: Divinites du Styx Alceste: Divinites du Styx
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Biography

Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (2 July 1714 – 15 November 1787) was a German composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical period. After many years at the Habsburg court at Vienna, Gluck brought about the practical reform of opera's dramaturgical practices that many intellectuals had been campaigning for over the years. With a series of radical new works in the 1760s, among them Orfeo ed Euridice and Alceste, he broke the stranglehold that Metastasian opera seria had enjoyed for much of the century.

The strong influence of French opera in these works encouraged Gluck to move to Paris, which he did in November 1773. Fusing the traditions of Italian opera and the French national genre into a new synthesis, Gluck wrote eight operas for the Parisian stages. One of the last of these, Iphigénie en Tauride, was a great success and is generally acknowledged to be his finest work. Though he was extremely popular and widely credited with bringing about a revolution in French opera, Gluck's mastery of the Parisian operatic scene was never absolute, and after the poor reception of his Echo et Narcisse he left Paris in disgust and returned to Vienna to live out the remainder of his life.

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