WorldCat Identities

Varcoe, Stephen

Overview
Works: 326 works in 879 publications in 5 languages and 7,766 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Musical settings  Orchestral music, Arranged  Interviews  Concertos  Orchestral music  Instrumental music  Vocal music  Oratorios 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephen Varcoe
St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Arthur by Henry Purcell( Recording )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Arthur or The British Worthy: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 628. Libretto: John Dryden
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 295 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
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

3 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest by Henry Purcell( Recording )

29 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tempest or The Enchanted Island: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 631. Libretto: Thomas Shadwell
Jephtha by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jephtha: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 70. Text: Thomas Morell
Les Boréades by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Recording )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abaris ou Les Boréades: Tragédie-lyrique en cinq actes. Livret: Louis de Cahusac
The John Rutter Christmas album by Cambridge Singers( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Arnold Schoenberg by Arnold Schoenberg( )

3 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs for mezzo by Percy Grainger( Recording )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs by Reynaldo Hahn( Recording )

10 editions published in 1996 in 4 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The secular masque 4 ode overtures by William Boyce( )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hummel mass edition by Johann Nepomuk Hummel( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in Latin and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partenope by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem (1893 version) ; Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Fauré( Recording )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and held by 159 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
Hail! bright Cecilia by Henry Purcell( Recording )

30 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hail, Bright Cecilia: Ode for Saint Cecilia's Day for soloists, chorus, orchestra and continuo, Z 328. Text: Nicholas Brady / My Beloved Spake: Anthem, Z 28 / O Sing Unto The Lord A New Song: Anthem, Z 44
Timon of Athens ; Dioclesian by Henry Purcell( Recording )

26 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timon of Athens or The Man-Hater: Masque, Z 632. Libretto: Thomas Shadwell / The Prophetess or The History of Dioclesian: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 627. Libretto: Thomas Betterton
Heiligmesse Nikolaimesse by Joseph Haydn( )

5 editions published in 1999 in Latin and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 1816 Schubertiad by Franz Schubert( Recording )

4 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the third and last of three recitals in the series devoted exclusively to the songs of 1816. First two recitals are represented by vols. 17 and 23 of the series
 
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Alternative Names
Varcoe, Christopher Stephen.

Varcoe, Christopher Stephen 1949-

Varcoe, S.

Varcoe, S. 1949-

Varcoe, S. (Stephen)

Languages
English (123)

German (30)

French (18)

Italian (14)

Latin (13)