The Magic Flute in the Library

Ready for a night at the Opera? From February 27nd through March 1st, the CIM Opera will present The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) by Mozart.

Want to explore this opera in depth? Check out the following resources held by the Robinson Music Library:

Read the Plot Summary at Grove Music Online

Libretto

Zauberflote. Libretto. English & German. New York : Universe Books, 1971. CIM Stacks ML50.M877z B972.

Recordings

DVDc 323 – Recorded July 29-Aug. 4, 2006, Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg. Performers: Christian Gerhaher (Papageno) ; Genia Kühmeier (Pamina) ; Paul Groves (Tamino) ; Diana Damrau (Queen of the Night) ; Rene Pape (Sarastro) ; Irena Bespalovaite (Papagena) ; Wiener Philharmoniker ; Riccardo Muti, conductor.

DVDc 85 – Recorded in performance Aug. 21, 1982, Felsenreitschule, Salzburg. Performers: Ileana Cotrubas (Pamina) ; Peter Schreier (Tamino) ; Martti Talvela (Sarastro) ; Christian Boesch (Papageno) ; Edita Gruberova (Königen der Nacht) ; Gudrun Sieber (Papagena) ; Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor ; Wiener Philharmoniker ; James Levine, conductor.

Books

Eckelmeyer, Judith A.. The Cultural Context of Mozart’s Magic Flute: Social, Aesthetic, Philosophical. Lewiston, N.Y., USA : E. Mellen Press, c1991. CIM Reserve ML410.M877Ec53c.

Gammond, Peter. The Magic Flute: a Guide to the Opera. London: Barrie & Jenkins, c1979. CIM Stacks ML410.M877G147m.

Till, Nicholas. Mozart and the Enlightenment: Truth, Virtue and Beauty in Mozart’s Operas. New York : W.W. Norton, 1993. CIM Stacks ML410.M877 T46m.

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  1. Jen

    Bonnie,
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