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Tear, Robert

Works: 1,669 works in 4,457 publications in 8 languages and 54,653 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Oratorios  Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Chamber operas  Opera adaptations  Musical settings  Requiems  Excerpts 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Editor, Lyricist, Other, Librettist, Artist, Musician, Commentator, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Robert Tear
Most widely held works by Robert Tear
Lulu by Alban Berg( Recording )

61 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lulu: Oper in drei Akten nach den Tragödien Erdgeist und Büchse der Pandora von Frank Wedekind. Orchestrierung des dritten Aktes von Friedrich Cerha
Christmas oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weihnachts-Oratorium, Teil 1-6, für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, BWV 248
The tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Monteux, a master of French repertoire, conducts in this 1955 performance of Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman. This Metropolitan Opera production features an all-star cast that includes Rise Stevens, Richard Tucker, Roberta Peters, and Lucine Amara
A village Romeo and Juliet by Frederick Delius( )

32 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Village Romeo and Juliet: Lyric Drama in Six Scenes based on the novella Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe by Gottfried Keller
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( )

38 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HARWOOD, Elizabeth (soprano). BAKER, Janet (mezzo-soprano). ESSWOOD, Paul (alto). TEAR, Robert (tenor). HERINCZ, Raimund (bass). AMBROSIAN SINGERS. ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. MACKERRAS, Charles (conductor)
The turn of the screw by Benjamin Britten( )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 1981 in London
Ivan the Terrible ; Alexander Nevsky by Sergey Prokofiev( )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ivan el Terrible" es una de las más refinadas grabaciones de Muti, que no se pueden perder. Tanto en el aspecto coral como en el orquestal, las interpretaciones de "Alexander Nevski" y "The Bells" son francamente estupendas
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Recording )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London, November, 1980
Grande Messe des morts ; Symphonie fantastique by Hector Berlioz( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Latin and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( )

27 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Das Klagende Lied by Gustav Mahler( )

39 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) DOSE, Helena (soprano). (1) HODGSON, Alfreda (mezzo-soprano). (1) TEAR, Robert (tenor). (1) REA, Sean (baritone). (1) CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHORUS. (1) CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. (1) RATTLE, Simon (conductor)
Béatrice et Bénédict by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

43 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Béatrice et Bénédict: Opéra comique en deux actes imité de Shakespeare
Vespro della Beata Vergine : 1610 by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

23 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) GOMEZ, Jill (soprano). (1) PALMER, Felicity (soprano). (1) BOWMAN, James (counter-tenor). (1) TEAR, Robert (tenor). (1) LANGRIDGE, Philip (tenor). (1) SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John (baritone). (1) RIPPON, Michael (bass). (1) MONTEVERDI CHOIR. (1) MONTEVERDI ORCHESTRA. (1) SALISBURY CATHEDRAL BOYS' CHOIR. (1) PHILIP JONES BRASS ENSEMBLE. (1) DAVID MUNROW RECORDER ENSEMBLE. (1) GARDNER, John Eliot (conductor)
Spring symphony ; Four sea interludes (Peter Grimes) by Benjamin Britten( )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German operas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in German and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'été by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

4 editions published in 1997 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

31 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ATMA Classique is reissuing one of Les Violons du Roy's seminal discs: the orchestra's recording of Mozart's Requiem as revised and completed by Robert D. Levin. The soloists are Karina Gauvin, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, John Tessier, and Nathan Berg. Bernard Labadie conducts Les Violons du Roy and the choir of La Chapelle de Québec. This recording was originally released on the Dorian label in 2002, and won the JUNO Award for Best Classical Album of the year in the vocal or choral performance category. This recording of Mozart's Requiem is especially poignant, as it was made in Troy, NewYork in the week following the September 11 attacks in 2001.The recording captures the emotion and immediacy of that special performance, which was later featured on CBC Television's Opening Night. The Globe & Mail wrote about "an appreciation of the transcendent aspects of the Requiem as a work of art that is about death, survival and the possibility of an afterlife. There is the magnificence of the music, so often used to solemnly mark terrible tragedy and bring solace."
Requiem by Gabriel Fauré( )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Italian and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A battle of the sexes, loaded with confusion, mixed identities, a boy dressed up as a girl, and hilarious dialogue with plenty of double entendre. The impending marriage of Figaro to Susanna is threatened by the scheming of Count Almaviva, who desires Susanna for himself, and Marcellina, who wants to marry Figaro herself. All problems are resolved with the help of Countess Almaviva, and the couple are able to marry
The cunning little vixen = Das schlaue Füchslein by Leoš Janáček( )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das schlaue Füchslein: Oper in drei Akten nach der Erzählung von R. Tesnohlidek / Das schlaue Füchslein: Orchestersuite, bearbeitet von Vaclav Talich
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Alternative Names
Robert Tear

Robert Tear artiste lyrique et chef d'orchestre

Robert Tear britischer Opernsänger

Robert Tear Brits operazanger (1939-2011)

Robert Tear Tenor singer and conductor

Robert Tear Welsh tenor singer and conductor


English (135)

German (116)

French (54)

Latin (44)

Italian (22)

Russian (10)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (2)