WorldCat Identities

Varcoe, Stephen

Overview
Works: 974 works in 2,552 publications in 7 languages and 35,341 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Music  Masses  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Musical settings  Sacred music  Concertos  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Actor, Author, Conductor, Vocalist, Other, Musician
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephen Varcoe
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

51 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Sept. 1989, St. John's, Smith Square, London
Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at St. Lukes in London, a live recording of the soaring Mass in B Minor performed with the never-mailed-in performance by the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists led by John Eliot Gardiner during the course of their wildly successful 2014 European tour
Solomon by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ENGLISH BAROQUE SOLOISTS. GARDINER, John Eliot (conductor). MONTEVERDI CHOIR. WATKINSON, Carolyn (mezzo-soprano). ARGENTA, Nancy (soprano). HENDRICKS, Barbara (soprano). RODGERS, Joan (soprano). JONES, Della (mezzo-soprano). ROLFE JOHNSON, Anthony (tenor). VARCOE, Stephen (bass)
St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and his own superb choral ensemble, Polyphony, in a powerful performance of Bach's most dramatic masterpiece, the St. John Passion. Joined by a starry team of soloists, Layton directs a particularly vivid account of the work, the excitement of the narrative drama contrasting with heartbreaking moments of reflection
Requiem and other choral music by Gabriel Fauré( Recording )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
The works of Arnold Schoenberg by Arnold Schoenberg( )

5 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jephtha by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jephtha: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 70. Text: Thomas Morell
Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi( )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Latin and English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telarc: Cd-80105
Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel( )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and German and held by 397 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
Symphoniae sacrae : op. 10 by Heinrich Schütz( )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John in love by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The John Rutter Christmas album by Cambridge Singers( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If there were dreams to sell : English orchestral songs = Englische Orchesterlieder = Chansons anglaises avec orchestre by Stephen Varcoe( )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 13-14 and May 22, 1989, at St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London
Te Deum, Hob. XXIIIc:1 ; Paukenmesse ; Incidental music to Alfred, König der Angelsachsen ; Te Deum, Hob. XXIIIc:2 by Joseph Haydn( )

6 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass no. 12 : "Theresienmesse" ; Mass no. 7 : "Kleine Orgelmesse" by Joseph Haydn( )

3 editions published in 1996 in Latin and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmoniemesse ; Salve Regina in E by Joseph Haydn( )

6 editions published in 1997 in Latin and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works for chorus and orchestra by Percy Grainger( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and French and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Stephen Varcoe Brits zanger

Stephen Varcoe englischer klassischer Sänger

Stephen Varcoe English bass-baritone

Varcoe, Christopher Stephen.

Varcoe, Christopher Stephen 1949-

Varcoe, S.

Varcoe, S. 1949-

Varcoe, S. (Stephen)

Languages
English (98)

German (85)

Latin (36)

Italian (7)

French (1)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)