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Elwes, John

Overview
Works: 298 works in 1,002 publications in 6 languages and 7,818 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Song cycles  Drama  Live sound recordings  Operas  Cantatas  Concert films  Nonfiction films  Music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, 805, Other, Musician
Classifications: M1621.4, 782.47
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Elwes
La morte d'Orfeo tragicomedia pastorale by Stefano Landi( )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Morte d'Orfeo: Tragicommedia pastorale in cinque atti. Libretto: anonimo
The canticles by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

22 editions published between 1957 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest by Henry Purcell( Recording )

33 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
Das Lied von der Erde The song of the earth by Gustav Mahler( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 234 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 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosmira fedele by Antonio Vivaldi( )

7 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 228 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 225 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 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die schöne Müllerin by Franz Schubert( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Œuvre intégrale by Gilles Jullien( )

5 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 193 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 Etienne Moulini( )

7 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celestial country by Charles Ives( Recording )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 187 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
Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel( )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'incoronazione di Dario by Antonio Vivaldi( Recording )

23 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winterreise D 911 by Franz Schubert( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigitte Fassbaender is a prominent mezzo-soprano known for her acclaimed performances of the standard opera repertoire. Born in Berlin, in 1939, she had a childhood dream of becoming an actress, just her like mother, the film star Sabine Peters. As she realized how good her singing voice was, Fassbaender auditioned for the Nuremberg Conservatory, where her father, the famous baritone Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender taught
Das Kantatenwerk by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

6 editions published in 1989 in German and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Emmermann, Sopran ; Paul Esswood, alt ; Max van Egmond, bass ; Knaben
Das Kantatenwerk by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in German and held by 145 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 (43)

Italian (42)

French (33)

German (24)

Latin (13)

Spanish (1)