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Varcoe, Stephen

Overview
Works: 943 works in 2,432 publications in 5 languages and 31,560 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Masses  Musical settings  Music  Operas  Live sound recordings  Instrumental music  Vocal music  Interviews  Orchestral music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Actor, Author, Conductor, Vocalist, Other, Musician
Classifications: M2010, 782.24
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephen Varcoe
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

49 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,029 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 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conductor Helmuth Rilling has won both fan and critical acclaim for his interpretations of Bach's works. Now the Bach expert is joined by the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart and a cast of talented young soloists for dynamic recording of Bach's Mass in B Minor
St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 580 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
The Hummel mass edition by Johann Nepomuk Hummel( )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Latin and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem and other choral music by Gabriel Fauré( Recording )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( Recording )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 'The Fairy Queen,' two artistic geniuses met. The scenario is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream; the music is by Henry Purcell, the greatest English composer of his day. The result is one of the first great operas, a dazzling display of music and emotion that has lost none of its power since its premiere in 1692. Much of the music has come to have a life beyond the opera itself: songs such as "The Plaint," "Thrice Happy Lovers" and "Hark! The Echoing air" now regularly grace the concert hall stage, a delight for singers and audiences alike. This studio recording was made with Australia's pre-eminent independent opera company, Pinchgut Opera, in 2003, and is re-released here in deluxe packaging. The cast features the finest Australian singers (Sara Macliver, Sally-Anne Russell and Paul McMahon to name but three) under the direction of Baroque specialist Antony Walker. The period instruments of the Orchestra of the Antipodes provide accompaniment of vibrant colour and immediacy." -- Jbhifi.com.au
Solomon by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 496 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)
The works of Arnold Schoenberg by Arnold Schoenberg( )

5 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel( )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and German and held by 383 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
Schubert in 1815 by Franz Schubert( Recording )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 372 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
Sir John in love by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The John Rutter Christmas album by Cambridge Singers( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 354 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 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 13-14 and May 22, 1989, at St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London
Mass no. 12 : "Theresienmesse" ; Mass no. 7 : "Kleine Orgelmesse" by Joseph Haydn( )

3 editions published in 1996 in Latin and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te Deum, Hob. XXIIIc:1 ; Paukenmesse ; Incidental music to Alfred, König der Angelsachsen ; Te Deum, Hob. XXIIIc:2 by Joseph Haydn( )

5 editions published in 1998 in Latin and German and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs to words by Thomas Hardy by Gerald Finzi( Recording )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Dec. 17-20, 1984
Harmoniemesse ; Salve Regina in E by Joseph Haydn( )

5 editions published in 1997 in Latin and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American overture ; King Arthur suite : for orchestra ; The world of the spirit by Benjamin Britten( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Arthur by Henry Purcell( Recording )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Arthur or The British Worthy: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 628. Libretto: John Dryden
 
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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 (90)

German (77)

Latin (39)

Italian (7)

Dutch (1)