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Aler, John

Works: 429 works in 1,304 publications in 10 languages and 18,747 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Musical films  Live sound recordings  Film adaptations  Masses  History  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Slasher films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Actor, Vocalist, Conductor, per, Other, Author, ten, Musician
Classifications: M2010, 782.23
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Most widely held works about John Aler
Most widely held works by John Aler
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of the Civil War by Daniel Decatur Emmett( Recording )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where home is life in nineteenth-century Cincinnati, crossroads of the East and West( Recording )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem, op. 5 Grand Messe des morts by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

8 editions published in 1985 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Johnny Depp( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeney Todd seeks revenge against the judge who once deported him to Australia, an act that led to the death of Todd's beloved wife
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
Carmina Burana by Carl Orff( Recording )

63 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936. It is based on 24 of the poems found in the medieval collection Carmina Burana
Semele by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iphigénie en Tauride by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

34 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gluck's deeply moving masterpiece returned to the Met in 2007 after an absence of 90 years, featuring an all-star cast vibrantly conducted by Louis Langrée in his company debut. Oreste, sung by the incomparable Plácido Domingo, is hounded by the furies for murdering his mother. He has been shipwrecked on Tauris where he and his friend Pylade (Paul Groves) are condemned to die at the hands of the priestess Iphigénie (Susan Graham). At the sacrificial altar Oreste and Iphigénie suddenly realize they are brother and sister--and face slaughter by the angry king Thoas (William Shimell)
Cantata profana The wooden prince = Der holzgeschnitzte Prinz = Le prince de bois by Béla Bartók( Recording )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les pêcheurs de perles The pearl fishers = Die Perlenfischer by Georges Bizet( Recording )

29 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 6 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Scene: A shore on the island of Ceylon in antiquity) In anticipation of the fishing season, the villagers elect Zurga as their king and prepare their annual vigil to ensure safe seas. Zurga welcomes Nadir, his long-time friend, whom he has not seen since their love for the same woman divided them. They promise eternal friendship and vow never again to allow a woman to come between them. Within moments, a woman arrives, veiled. She will stand through the night, alone on the shore, in ritual prayer. Zurga promises her a priceless pearl if she is chaste in her duty and death if she violates her purity. Nadir recognizes her voice. It is Léïla, the woman he and Zurga loved in the past, and his feelings for her are rekindled . .
Pulcinella (1965 rev. edition) ; Rag-time : (1918) for eleven instruments ; Renard the fox ; Octet for wind instruments : (1952 rev. version) by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

5 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missa solemnis by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Saint François d'Assise by Olivier Messiaen( Recording )

12 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te Deum by Marc-Antoine Charpentier( )

4 editions published in 1997 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arvo Pärt, who was born in Estonia in 1935, has succeeded in bringing sacred music back to a broader audience, and away from the confines of the church service, more than almost any other contemporary composer
Iphigénie en Aulide by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iphigénie en Aulide: Tragédie-opéra en trois actes. Livret: François Louis Gand-Leblanc du Roullet
La belle Hélène [opéra-bouffe en 3 actes] by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Belle Helene. Chorus and Orchestra of Capitole de Toulouse, Michel Plasson, conductor. Jessye Norman, soprano; John Aler, tenor; Charles Burles, Gabriel Bacquier, baritone; Jean-Philippe Lafont
Sacred service for the Sabbath evening excerpts ; A woman of valor = Eshet ḥayil ; Parable : a tale of Abraham and Isaac ; Meditations at the time of the new year by Judith Lang Zaimont( )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

3 editions published in 1990 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 285 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
Hippolyte et Aricie : a tragedy in five acts with a prologue by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Glyndebourne first, this is aimed to flood the senses and bring to life Rameau's inventive take on Racine's great tragedy Phèdre
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John Aler Amerikaans operazanger

John Aler Lyric tenor

John Aler tenore statunitense

John Aler US-amerikanischer Sänger