Christoph Willibald Gluck
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1714-07-02
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Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (2 July 1714 – 15 November 1787) was a composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical period. Born in the Upper Palatinate (now part of Germany) and raised in Bohemia, he gained ...

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Biography

Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (2 July 1714 – 15 November 1787) was a composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical period. Born in the Upper Palatinate (now part of Germany) and raised in Bohemia, he gained prominence at the Habsburg court at Vienna, where he 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.

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Christoph Willibald Gluck
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
Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigenia in Tauris), Acts 1 & 2
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Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigenia in Tauris), Acts 1 & 2 Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigenia in Tauris), Acts 1 & 2 Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigenia in Tauris), Acts 1 & 2 Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigenia in Tauris), Acts 1 & 2
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Orfeo ed Euridice: Overture
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Orfeo ed Euridice: Overture Orfeo ed Euridice: Overture Orfeo ed Euridice: Overture Orfeo ed Euridice: Overture

Orfeo ed Euridice: Overture

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Coro y Orquestra Titular del Teatro Real
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Coro y Orquestra Titular del Teatro Real
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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
Il Parnaso confuso - serenata teatrale in 1 act
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Il Parnaso confuso - serenata teatrale in 1 act Il Parnaso confuso - serenata teatrale in 1 act Il Parnaso confuso - serenata teatrale in 1 act Il Parnaso confuso - serenata teatrale in 1 act
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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
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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
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Che faro senza Euridice
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Che faro senza Euridice Che faro senza Euridice Che faro senza Euridice Che faro senza Euridice
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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
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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
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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
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
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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
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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
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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
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
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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'
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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
Christoph Willibald Gluck
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
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
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
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
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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
Overture to 'Armide'
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Overture to 'Armide' Overture to 'Armide' Overture to 'Armide' Overture to 'Armide'
Christoph Willibald Gluck
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
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
Christoph Willibald Gluck
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
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Symphony in A major
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Symphony in A major Symphony in A major Symphony in A major Symphony in A major
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Biography

Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (2 July 1714 – 15 November 1787) was a composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical period. Born in the Upper Palatinate (now part of Germany) and raised in Bohemia, he gained prominence at the Habsburg court at Vienna, where he 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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