WorldCat Identities

Elwes, John

Overview
Works: 329 works in 1,111 publications in 6 languages and 10,052 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Drama  Song cycles  Songs  Art music  Sacred music  Operas  Cantatas  Concert films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, Instrumentalist, 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 )

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 327 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 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tamerlano: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 18. Libretto: Niccolò Francesco Haym
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 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La musique au temps des castrats = Music from the age of castratos( )

3 editions published in 1994 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosmira fedele by Antonio Vivaldi( )

7 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 273 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 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest by Henry Purcell( Recording )

32 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tempest or The Enchanted Island: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 631. Libretto: Thomas Shadwell
Per la settimana santa by Fenice (Musical group)( )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Latin and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Œuvre intégrale by Gilles Jullien( )

6 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 241 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 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britten rarities by Benjamin Britten( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 238 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 238 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 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at Toddington Church on 15-17 October 1997
With valour abounding : music inspired by the Hebrew Bible by George Frideric Handel( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die schöne Müllerin by Franz Schubert( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2004 in English and Italian and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ceremony of carols : Britten at Christmas from King's by Benjamin Britten( )

in English and held by 220 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
English (47)

Italian (31)

Latin (23)

German (17)

French (5)

Spanish (1)