Gluck, Christoph Willibald, 1714-1787

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1714-07-02
Death 1787-11-15
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German, Italian, English, French

Biographical notes:

From the opera in 2 acts with libretto by Marco Coltellini after a play by Carlo Sigismondo Capece. First performance Burg Theater, Vienna, 30 January 1765. This work was later used as the Overture to Armide (callno.: 4406).--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Overture : Il Telemaco osia [sic] L'isola di Circe / Gluck. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49863952

18th century German opera composer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed from Gluck to unidentified correspondent, 1783 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122566444

From the dramatic pastorale in one act to the poem by Pietro Metastasio. First performance Teatro della Favorita, Laxenburg, near Vienna, 5 May 1755.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of La danza : componimento drammatico pastorale in einem Akt / Christoph Willibald Gluck ; [text] von Pietro Metastasio ; herausgegeben von Gerhard Croll. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49863782

Libretto by Calzabigi; first performed in Vienna at the Burgtheater, 5 October 1762. Cf. New Grove.

From the description of Orfeo ed Euridice : manuscript, [after 1762?] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 259948563

Bound with: Bach-Overture (Suite) no. 3. Two gavottes; Mozart-Canzonetta from Don Giovanni; and Schubert-Military march. From the tragic opera in 3 acts with libretto by Marie Francois Louis Gand Leblanc Roullet, after Racine's play, itself based on the tragedy by Euripides. Composed 1772-73. First performance Académie Royale, Paris, 19 April 1774. For an edition with concert ending by R. Wagner see callno.: 10.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Overture to the opera "Iphigenia" / Christoph W. Gluck. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49863804

From the tragedy in 3 acts with Italian libretto by Ranieri de' Calzabigi after Euripides. Composed 1767. First performance Burgtheater, Vienna, 26 December 1767. French version in translation by Marie Francois Louis Gand Leblanc Roullet. First performance Académie Royale de Musique, Paris, 23 April 1776.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Marche religieuse d'Alceste / Gluck ; [transcribed for flute and strings by J. Ollivier]. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41956160

German composer.

From the description of Iphigénie en Tauride : tragédie en quatre actes par Mr Guillard, mise en musique et dédiée a la Reine : autograph manuscript, 1824 Apr. / par Mr Le Chevalier Gluck ... (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270561838

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 16 January 1769, to his brother-in-law Jean Frederic Crommer in Warsaw, 1769 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577919

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 30 August 1780, to Franz Kruthoffer, 1780 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577924

From the description of [Selections from Orphée et Euridice]. [between 1776 and 1778] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563931

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 16 November 1777, to [Baroness Anne von Fries], 1777 Nov. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577922

From the description of L'Alceste / Tragedia / Del Sig: Ranieri de' Calsabigi / Musica Del Sig: Cristofano Gluch [sic]." : copyist's manuscript, 1767. [1767?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563918

From the description of Orfeo. [1762?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563926

From the description of [Iphigenie auf Tauris. Vocal score without acc.] : autograph manuscript, [1781?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563920

From the description of Autograph letter, dated : Vienna, 30 March 1777, to M. de Kruthoffer in Paris, 1777 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873366

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 30 September 1780, to Franz Kruthoffer in Paris, 1780 Sept. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270900510

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Subjects:

  • Band music, Arranged--Parts
  • Passacaglias (Orchestra)--Parts
  • Songs with piano
  • Operas--Excerpts, Arranged--Manuscripts--Facsimiles--Scores
  • Gavottes--Parts
  • Prompt-book
  • Ballets--Excerpts--Parts
  • Opera--Excerpts--Scores and parts
  • Songs with harp
  • Ballets--parts
  • Opera--Excerpts, Arranged--Parts
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Operas--Vocal scores without accompaniment
  • Ballets--Excerpts--Scores
  • Songs with orchestra--Vocal scores with piano
  • Gavottes
  • Overtures--Parts
  • Band music--Scores and parts
  • Vocal duets with piano
  • Operas--Excerpts--Vocal scores with harp
  • Ballets--Scores
  • Operas--Vocal scores with piano
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Chamber orchestra music--Parts
  • Quintets (Flute, violins, viola, violoncello)--Scores and parts
  • Operas--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with string orchestra
  • Opera--Scores
  • Operas--Excerpts--Parts
  • Opéras--Partitions
  • Operas--Excerpts--Scores
  • Operas--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Plucked instrument ensembles, Arranged--Manuscripts--Facsimiles--Scores
  • Pantomimes with music--Scores
  • Sicilianas, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • String orchestra music, Arranged--Scores and parts

Occupations:

  • Composers
  • Composers--18th century.--Germany

Places:

  • Germany (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)