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Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714–1787)

Young Gluck was a singer in a church choir and thus decided to study music in Prague although his parents wanted him to work in the forest. Having to earn his own money he worked as a part-time musician and finished his studies in Milan where he wrote his first Italian style opera. Impressing the audience he was invited to London where he had ... See full bio »

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Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire Soundtrack
Dangerous Liaisons
Dangerous Liaisons Soundtrack
Maid in Manhattan
Maid in Manhattan Soundtrack
A Royal Affair
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 2015 A Dionysia (writer: "Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance Of The Blessed Spirits")
 2015 Orpheize (Short) (writer: "Dance Of The Blessed Spirits" 1st movement)
 2015 Der Auftritt (Short) (music: "Iphigénie en Tauride (excerpt)")
 2015 Bleeding Heart (writer: "Orphee Et Euridice: Act III Scene 1: Viens, Viens, Euridice, Suis-Moi")
 2014 Sex, kofe, sigarety (writer: "Melodie")
 2014 Beatles (writer: "CHE FARO SENZA EURIDICE")
 2013 Au bout du conte ("O Del Mio Dolce Ardor")
 2012 A Royal Affair (music: "Trio Sonata No. 6 in F Major: II. Allegro" - as Christoph Gluck)
 2009 The City of Your Final Destination (writer: "J'ai perdu mon Eurydice")
 2008 Disgrace (writer: "Ah! Taci Barbaro ... Come Potesti Oh Dio", "Di Questra Cetra in Seno (Il Parnaso Confuso)" - as Christoph Willibald von Gluck')
 2008 Slumdog Millionaire (writer: "Gluck: No.43 (AIR) (Orphée et Eurydice)")
 2008 John Adams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Reunion (2008) ... (writer: "Orphée Et Euridice" - as Christoph Wilibald Gluck)
 2006 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- John & Abigail Adams (2006) ... (writer: "O Malheureuse Iphigenie")
 2004 A Voice Out of the Cold: Vivica Genaux (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Che farò senza Euridice?")
 2004 Tristesse beau visage (Short) (music: "Orfeo ed Euridice") / (writer: "Orfeo ed Euridice")
 2004 The Nomi Song (Documentary) (as Christoph Willibald Glück, "Ach, ich habe sie Verloren")
 2003 Angels in America (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Millennium Approaches: Bad News (2003) ... (writer: "Complainte d'Eurydice" - as G.W. Gluck)
 2002 Maid in Manhattan (writer: "Dance Of The Blessed Spirits")
 2002 Robbery Homicide Division (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Free and Clear (2002) ... (writer: "O Del Mio Dolce Ardor")
 2002 The Forsyte Saga (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... (writer: "Orfeo and Eurydice" - uncredited)
 2001 Human Nature (writer: "Orpheus & Eurydike" (1762) - as Christopher W. Gluck)
 2001 Heartbreakers (writer: "Melodie" (from "Orpheo") - as Christoph Gluck)
 2000 Les muses orphelines (writer: "O del mio dolce ardor")
 2000 Attraction (writer: "Paride ed Elena, opera in 5 acts, Wq. 39: O, del mio dolce ardor" - as Christoph Willibald Von Gluck)
 2000 Cement (writer: "O Del Mio Dolce Ardor")
 1999 Janice Beard (writer: "Concerto No 21 for Piano and Orchestra")
 1996 Sabotage (writer: "Che Faro" - as Gluck)
 1995 Tag ditt liv (writer: "Che farò senza Euridice")
 1994 Beg! (writer: "O Del Mio Dolce Ardor")
 1993 Aspen Extreme (writer: "Che faro senza Euridice" - as Gluck)
 1988 Dangerous Liaisons (writer: "O Malheureuse Iphigénie !")
 1987 Mascara (writer: "Orfeo and Euridice")
 1976 L'innocente (music: "Che farò senza Euridice" - as Gluck)
 1974 The Night Porter (music: "Don Juan" - uncredited)
 1972 Elle cause plus, elle flingue (music: "J'ai Perdu mon Eurydice")
 1962 Alvorada - Brazil's Changing Face (Documentary) (writer: "Furientanz")
 1960 Testament of Orpheus (writer: "Orphée et Eurydice")
 1954 Åsa-Nisse på hal is (music: "Säg flyg du lilla fågel" - uncredited)
 1952 Kvinnors väntan (writer: "Dans i de saligas ängder" [from the opera "Orfeo ed Euridice"])
 1938 Marie Antoinette (writer: "Orpheus and Euridice" (1762), "Dance of the Furies" - uncredited)
 1938 Magda (music: "Ach, ich habe sie verloren" (from the opera "Orfeo ed Euridice"))
 1937 The Golden Apple (TV Short) (music: "The Judgement of Paris" (ballet music) - as Gluck, uncredited)
 1937 Captain Blue Blood (Short) (music: "Menuet d'Orphée" - uncredited)
 1936 Sunset of Power (music: "Dance of the Furies" - uncredited)
 1935 The Throwback (writer: "Dance of the Furies")
 1933 Facing the Music (music: "Che farò senza Euridice?" - uncredited)
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