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Jacobs, René

Works: 1,044 works in 3,950 publications in 8 languages and 30,795 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Excerpts  Music  Songs  Documentary films  Biography 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Singer, Arranger, Author, Instrumentalist, msd, Director, Editor, Teacher , Other, Vocalist, Interviewee, wst, Adapter, Contributor, per, Musician, Narrator, Author of introduction, Restager
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
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Most widely held works about René Jacobs
Most widely held works by René Jacobs
Giulio Cesare by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handel's eleventh opera, and one of his most successful, Giulio Cesare tells the dramatic and intrigue-filled story of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra
Magnificat ; Cantata 21 by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

31 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

43 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odeon: 80756
In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart told through dramatic readings from his personal letters. Includes interviews with noted personalities and excerpts from numerous musical performances
La clemenza di Tito by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Rome was not a safe place for anyone to live--not even an Emperor renowned for his goodness and wisdom. Between assassination attempts, arson destroying the capitol, and the betrayal by his friends, the Emperor Tito (Frank Lopardo) has his hands full. The renowned mezzo Anne Sofie von Otter is Sesto, the Roman patrician whose obsession with the conniving Vitellia (Melanie Diener) wreaks much of the havoc. James Levine's conducting makes a passionate case for this unjustly neglected Mozart score
Croesus by Reinhard Keiser( Recording )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a 47 piece box set "Baroque Opera" (39 sound discs + 3 videodiscs + 1 CD-ROM + 4 booklets) ; HMX2908658.99. Previously released material recorded between 1984 and 2007
Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo by Antonio Caldara( )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo: Oratorio in due parti per soli, archi e continuo. Testo: Lodovico Forni
Griselda by Alessandro Scarlatti( )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ode on the death of Mr. Henry Purcell ; Songs from Amphion anglicus by John Blow( )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saul by George Frideric Handel( )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of David's experiences after returning from slaying Goliath
Die Jahreszeiten = The seasons by Joseph Haydn( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taped at La Monnaie in Brussels in May 1998, this production of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo has become an operatic classic in a few short years. Choreographer/director Trisha Brown, conductor René Jacobs, and designer Roland Aeschlimann have created an ideal fusion of words, action, sight, and sound, one that never lets the viewer down and manages to tell the story in an elegant, unusual, and ultimately intensely moving manner
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

3 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
German church cantatas and arias by René Jacobs( )

25 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kantaten und Oden = Cantatas and odes by Georg Philipp Telemann( )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admeto, re di Tessaglia by George Frideric Handel( )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantatas [BWV 161, 170, 177] by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in German and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
Tamerlano by George Frideric Handel( )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tamerlano: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 18. Libretto: Niccolò Francesco Haym
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Alternative Names
Jacobs, R.

Jacobs, R. (1946- )

Jacobs, R. (René)

René Jacobs Belgian (Flemish) countertenor and conductor

René Jacobs Belgisch zanger

René Jacobs belgischer Dirigent und Countertenor

René Jacobs controtenore e direttore d'orchestra belga

René Jacobs śpiewak belgijski (kontratenor), dyrygent

Рене Якобс

Якобс, Рене

رينيه جاكوبس