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Elwes, John

Overview
Works: 304 works in 1,153 publications in 5 languages and 11,820 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Song cycles  Art music  Cantatas  Songs  Instrumental music  Sacred music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Musician, Instrumentalist, Other, 805
Classifications: M1621.4, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Elwes
Vespri di S. Giovanni Battista by Claudio Monteverdi( )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rekonstruktion af vespermesse i San Giovanni Battista-kirken i Venezia 1620
The canticles by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

25 editions published between 1957 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian cantatas by George Frideric Handel( )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes two versions of Mira Lilla gentile, one with the soprano alternating with the violin, the other with the cello
Tamerlano by George Frideric Handel( )

24 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
Duetti da camera by Agostino Steffani( )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Lied von der Erde = The song of the earth by Gustav Mahler( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosmira fedele by Antonio Vivaldi( )

9 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Climène : serenata by Tomaso Albinoni( )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Italian and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vêpres pour la Nativité de la Vierge by Antonio Vivaldi( )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Weimar cantatas : BWV 182, 12, 172 by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in German and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest by Henry Purcell( Recording )

35 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tempest or The Enchanted Island: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 631. Libretto: Thomas Shadwell
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in Italian and held by 272 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
Per la settimana santa by Fenice (Musical group)( )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Latin and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Per il santissimo natale by Fenice (Musical group)( )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britten rarities by Benjamin Britten( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La caravane du Caire : [opéra-ballet en trois actes] ; Le jugement de Midas by André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry( )

2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Caravane du Caire is one of the rare works that Grétry composed for the Académie Royale that respected the conventions of the institution. Full of verve and color, this opera was one of the greatest successes of his career. A few exotic touches and the presence of a ballet also contributed to the score's success
Die schöne Müllerin by Franz Schubert( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Content: Four lieder
La morte d'Orfeo by Stefano Landi( Recording )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Morte d'Orfeo: Tragicommedia pastorale in cinque atti. Libretto: anonimo
 
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Alternative Names
Elwes, J.

Elwes, John Joseph

Elwes, John Joseph, 1946-

Hahessey, John

Hahessy, John

Hahessy, John 1946-

John Elwes British opera singer

John Elwes Brits zanger

Languages
Italian (79)

English (43)

Latin (29)

German (20)

French (3)