New: Save your favorite arias, videos and singers!
Tell me more - Check it later - Not interested

Christof von Gluck

More info on Christof von Gluck

Country of Birth:

Germany

Year of Birth:

1714

Year of Death:

1787

About the composer Christof von Gluck

Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (2 July 1714 in Erasbach near Berching (Upper Palatinate)  - 15 November 1787 in Vienna) was an opera composer of 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.
Read more on Wikipedia

Operas by Christof von Gluck


More details operas



Popular videos from Christof von Gluck

Gluck O del mio dolce ardor 63734
O del mio dolce ardor
(Paride ed Elena)
Teresa Berganza
Janet Baker sings Che faro senza Euridice from Gluck s Orfeo ed Euridice  3677
Che faro senza Euridice
(Orfeo ed Euridice)
Janet Baker

Maria Callas O malheureuse Iphigenie 30088
O malheureuse Iphigénie
(Iphigénie en Tauride)
Maria Callas
Maria Callas Divinites Du Styx 31022
Divinites du Styx
(Alceste)
Maria Callas

ORPHEO S MIND 131005
Che puro ciel
(Orfeo ed Euridice)
Franco Fagioli
Regula Muhlemann Amore Orfeo ed Euridice Chr W Gluck Gli sguardi trattieni 124219
Gli sguardi trattieni
(Orfeo ed Euridice)
Regula Mühlemann

Marilyn Horne Ahime dove trascorsi Cha faro senza  38230
Ahime! dove trascorsi
(Orfeo ed Euridice)
Marilyn Horne

Scenes by Christof von Gluck

Arias by Christof von Gluck
Duets by Christof von Gluck

123 Results
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 Next
Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Malheureux! Quel dessein Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 1.05-1

Type: recitativeVoice: B T Br/TLanguage: French

Roles: Thoas/Pylade/Oreste
2C'est a toi de mourir Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 4.05

Type: sceneVoice: B T S/Mz Br/TLanguage: French

Roles: Thoas/Pylade/Iphigénie/Oreste
3De tes forfaits Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 4.04

Type: aria/sceneVoice: bassLanguage: French

Roles: Thoas/Iphigénie/Oreste
4Dieux! le malheur en tous lieux suit mes pas Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 1.02-1

Type: recitativeVoice: B S/MzLanguage: French

Roles: Thoas/Iphigénie
5De noirs pressentiments Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: French

Roles: Thoas
6Et vous, a nos Dieux tutélaires Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 1.04-1

Type: recitativeVoice: bassLanguage: French

Roles: Thoas
7Quel silence effrayant Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 2.01-1

Type: recitativeVoice: T Br/TLanguage: French

Roles: Pylade/Oreste
8Ah! mon ami, j'implore ta pitié Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 3.04-4

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Pylade/Oreste
9O moment trop heureux Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 3.04-1

Type: recitativeVoice: T Br/TLanguage: French

Roles: Pylade/Oreste
10Ta soeur! qu'ai-je entendu? Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 4.07-1

Type: recitative/ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Pylade/Oreste
11Divinite des grandes ames Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Pylade
12Unis des la plus tendre enfance Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Pylade
13O del mio dolce ardor Popularity:

Opera: Paride ed ElenaComposer: GluckAct:

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Paride
14L'amour triomphe Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 3

Type: trioVoice: T/Mz S SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo/Euridice/Amore
15Soumis au silence Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
16Amours viens rendre a mon ame Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
17Mille pene Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
18Che faro senza Euridice Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
19Addio o miei sospiri Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
20Quel nouveau ciel Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
21Che puro ciel Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
22Oh! transport oh! desordre extreme Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
23Chiamo il mio ben cosi Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
24Men tiranna voi sareste Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
25Laissez vous toucher par mes pleurs Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 2

Type: aria,choirVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
26Deh! placatevi con me Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo ed EuridiceComposer: GluckAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orfeo
27In questa eterea forma Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 4

Type: quartetVoice: Br/T T B SLanguage: French

Roles: Oreste/Pylade/Thoas/Diane
28V'arrestatre Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 4

Type: quartetVoice: Br/T T B SLanguage: French

Roles: Oreste/Pylade/Thoas/Diane
29O joie inattendue! Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 3.03-1

Type: recitativeVoice: Br/T T S/MzLanguage: French

Roles: Oreste/Pylade/Iphigénie
30Io ti veggio ad ogni istante inaspettat Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 3

Type: duetVoice: Br/T TLanguage: French

Roles: Oreste/Pylade
123 Results
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 Next