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Christoph Willibald (von) Gluck (2 July 1714 - 15 November 1787) was a German composer, one of the most important opera composers of the Classical music era, particularly remembered for Orfeo ed Euridice. Gluck's operatic reforms, eliminating all that was undramatic, were a turning point in the history of the medium.

Gluck's musical legacy was around 35 complete operas, together with numerous ballets and instrumental works. His reforms influenced Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, particularly his opera Idomeneo (1781). Gluck left behind a… read more

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  • Avatar for OG-Gurda
    awesome
  • Avatar for edanielsen
    Orfeo ed Euridice (the Italian version) is indeed beautiful. Just because of this (and under the influence of good Cognac) I also ended up buying Alceste, Paride et Elena & Armide
  • Avatar for Marquise-None
    Orphée et Eurydice...Un véritable délice...Plus particulièrement le Chœur des Furies...
  • Avatar for Jakeukalane
    Orpheus and Eurydice is one of the most beautiful things I`ve ever heard. [2]
  • Avatar for lacalisto
    Iphigenie en Tauride :))
  • Avatar for PAN_GROT
    "L'innocenza giustificata" !! Festa teatrale - Giacomo Durazzo (1755) Claudia: Maria Bayo · Valerio: Andreas Karasiak Flaminia: Marina De Liso · Flavio: Veronica Cangemi Chor Werk Ruhr ; Wolfgang Klasener · Cappella Coloniensis ; Christopher Moulds.
  • Avatar for emaskye
    > gluck > 1970 wat
  • Avatar for MusicHallofFame
    The Music Hall of Fame are delighted to induct Christoph Willibald Gluck into the Class of 1970. Congratulations. Please vist our page too see the latest inductees into the Music Hall of Fame
  • Avatar for Fersifex
    Orpheus and Eurydice is one of the most beautiful things I`ve ever heard.
  • Avatar for upgrade18
    De gira?

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