WorldCat Identities

Elwes, John

Overview
Works: 312 works in 1,080 publications in 6 languages and 8,979 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Drama  Live sound recordings  Song cycles  Songs  Operas  Art music  Sacred music  Concert films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Instrumentalist, Other, Musician, 805
Classifications: M1621.4, 782.47
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Elwes
The canticles by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

24 editions published between 1957 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest by Henry Purcell( Recording )

32 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tempest or The Enchanted Island: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 631. Libretto: Thomas Shadwell
La musique au temps des castrats = Music from the age of castratos( )

3 editions published in 1994 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosmira fedele by Antonio Vivaldi( )

7 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 262 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 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Per la settimana santa by Fenice (Musical group)( )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Latin and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Œuvre intégrale by Gilles Jullien( )

6 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die schöne Müllerin by Franz Schubert( Recording )

3 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Content: Four lieder
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 226 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
Airs de cour by Joseph de La Barre( )

5 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courtly song ... dominated secular vocal music in France in the early 17th century ... It was music written largely to conform with the manners and conventions cultivated in the courts of Kings Henry IV and especially Louis XIII
With valour abounding : music inspired by the Hebrew Bible by George Frideric Handel( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La morte d'Orfeo : tragicomedia pastorale by Stefano Landi( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and Italian and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pygmalion : acte de ballet by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Recording )

36 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celestial country by Charles Ives( Recording )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Celestial Country: Cantata for soloists, chorus, string quartet & orchestra. Text: H.Alford / Easter Carol: Anthem for soloists & organ. Text: anonymous / Crossing the Bar: Anthem for chorus and organ. Text: A.Tennyson / Psalm 54 & 67 for chorus a cap. / Psalm 90 for chorus & organ / Psalm 135 for chorus & orch
La morte d'Orfeo by Stefano Landi( Recording )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Morte d'Orfeo: Tragicommedia pastorale in cinque atti. Libretto: anonimo
Tamerlano by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tamerlano: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 18. Libretto: Niccolò Francesco Haym
L'incoronazione di Dario by Antonio Vivaldi( Recording )

22 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Elwes, John Joseph

Elwes, John Joseph, 1946-

Hahessey, John

Hahessy, John

Hahessy, John 1946-

John Elwes artiste lyrique

John Elwes British opera singer

Languages
Italian (63)

English (47)

French (32)

Latin (19)

German (13)

Spanish (1)