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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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  • awesome
  • 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
  • Orphée et Eurydice...Un véritable délice...Plus particulièrement le Chœur des Furies...
  • Orpheus and Eurydice is one of the most beautiful things I`ve ever heard. [2]
  • Iphigenie en Tauride :))
  • "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.
  • > gluck > 1970 wat
  • 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
  • Orpheus and Eurydice is one of the most beautiful things I`ve ever heard.
  • De gira?

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