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Watts, Helen

Overview
Works: 1,620 works in 3,364 publications in 6 languages and 27,266 library holdings
Genres: Music  Musical settings  Drama  Interviews  Oratorios  Methods‡vSelf-instruction  Christmas music  Operas  Symphonies 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Other, per, l4
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
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Most widely held works by Helen Watts
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

57 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 852 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
Symphony no. 8 by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of Mahler's 8th symphony is built around the 4th century Latin hymn Veni, Creator Spiritus (come, spirit of creation). The second part retells the final episode of Goethe's Faust in which the title character finds salvation. This recording also includes the Adagio from Mahler's 10th symphony and is the final installment of the San Francisco Symphony's Mahler cycle
Nelson mass by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

34 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semele by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

31 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semele: Weltliches Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 58. Text: William Congreve
The midsummer marriage opera in 3 acts by Michael Tippett( Recording )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

REMEDIOS, Alberto (tenor). CARLYLE, Joan (soprano). HERINCX, Raimund (baritone). HARWOOD, Elizabeth (soprano). BURROWS, Stuart (tenor). WATTS, Helen (contralto). DEAN, Stafford (mezzo-soprano). BAINBRIDGE, Elizabeth (mezzo-soprano). WHELAN, David (baritone). DANIELS, Andrew (tenor). ROYAL OPERA HOUSE CHORUS. ROYAL OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRA. DAVIS, Colin (conductor)
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in German and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein feste burg ist inser gott; Gott, det herr, ist sonn' und schild; South German Madrigal Choir and Consortium Musicum; Wolfgang Connenwein conductor
Samson by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samson oratorio Hans-Ulrich Mielsch, tenor Gertraut Stoklassa, soprano Ursula Zollenkopf, Contralto Lothar Ostenburg, baritone Guther Wilhelms, bass Renate Czesla, soprano Longin Apkalns, tenor Gunther Weissenborn, conductor Notes
Cantatas, BWV 4-6 Kantaten = Cantates by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

10 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Béatrice et Bénédict by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

43 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Béatrice et Bénédict: Opéra comique en deux actes imité de Shakespeare
Cantatas, BWV 161-164 Kantaten = Cantates by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantatas, BWV 43-45 Kantaten = Cantates by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in German and English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantatas, BWV 75-76 Kantaten = Cantates by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in German and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantatas, BWV 122-125 Kantaten = Cantates by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in German and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantatas, BWV 62-64 Kantaten = Cantates by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in German and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantatas, BWV 136-139 Kantaten = Cantates by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in German and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodelinda by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth Handel opera to enter the Met repertoire, Rodelinda stars Renée Fleming in the title role of the Queen of Lombardy and grieving widow of King Bertarido (countertenor Andreas Scholl), who furiously rejects marriage to Grimoaldo (tenor Kobie van Rensburg), the usurper of her late husband's throne. Plot complications come thick and fast, among them the revelation that Bertarido is alive, with the characters' emotions exquisitely expressed in Handel's alternately lyrical and virtuosic arias. The stellar cast also includes Stephanie Blythe and John Relyea. Conductor Patrick Summers leads this thrilling performance
Jephtha by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and Latin and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jephtha: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 70. Text: Thomas Morell
Judas Maccabeus by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beatrice and Benedict by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

11 editions published in 1963 in French and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beatrice and Benedict Jospehine Veasey, mezzo soprano April Cantelo, soprano Helen Watts, contralto John Mitchinson, tenor John Cameron, baritone John Shirley Quirk, bass Eric Shilling, bass Colin Davis, conductor Notes included Libretto included
 
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Alternative Names
Watts, Josephine Helen

Watts, Josephine Helen 1927-2009

Languages
English (129)

German (95)

French (36)

Latin (23)

Italian (10)

Dutch (2)