Most widely held works about Janet Baker
Most widely held works by Janet Baker
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
32 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,260 libraries worldwide
SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies.
Cello concerto in E minor, op. 85 ; Sea pictures by Edward Elgar ( Recording )
28 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Full circle : an autobiographical journal by Janet Baker ( Book )
14 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
41 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Symphony no. 2 in C minor Resurrection by Gustav Mahler ( Recording )
41 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 479 libraries worldwide
A performance of Mahler's Symphony no. 2 in C minor.
Insects by Casey Horton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the world of insects, discussing general characteristics of that animal group and some specific members as well.
La clemenza di Tito K. 621 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
40 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler ( Recording )
32 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Così fan tutte K. 588 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
38 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 443 libraries worldwide
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Roger L. Stevens, chairman, Martin Feinstein, executive director, the Kennedy Center presents the American premiere engagement Berlin Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, "Così fan tutte," in Italian, comic opera in three acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, conducted by Karl Böhm, directed by Otto Schenk, senery and costumes by Jürgen Rose, chorus master: Walter Hagen-Groll.
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ( Recording )
27 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 435 libraries worldwide
The dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 373 libraries worldwide
This CD is part of an edition released to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, which presents all the major orchestral, choral, chamber and stage works, as well as many lesser pieces and rarities in interpretations by the 20th century's finest Elgarians.
Orfeo ed Euridice ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Janet Baker stars in Peter Hall's acclaimed Glyndebourne Festival staging of Gluck's 18th century masterpiece. Janet Baker gives one of her finest portrayals as Orfeo, with Elisabeth Speiser as Euridice and Elizabeth Gale as Amore.
Hodie Christmas cantata by Ralph Vaughan Williams ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Les nuits d'été op. 7 by Hector Berlioz ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
A studio performance of one of Handel's best known operas by the English National Opera. The Opera, a tale of love and power based on Shakespeare's play, was first performed in 1724 at the Haymarket Theatre in London using castrati singers in the heroes roles. This lavish production follows modern practice in using women in these parts, and in particular, Dame Janet Baker creates the virtuoso role of Julius Caesar.
Mass in B minor by Johann Sebastian Bach ( Recording )
28 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck ( Recording )
43 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 292 libraries worldwide
After the classic legend, Orpheus. The grieving musician of Greek myth follows his much-loved wife to the depths of Hades in an attempt to bring her back from the dead.
Phaedra The rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 285 libraries worldwide
The Rescue of Penelope: Radio-melodrama in two parts: Concert version, s.op. Libretto: Edward Sackville-West / Phaedra: Dramatic Cantata for mezzo-soprano and small orchestra, op.93. Text: Robert Lowell.
Owen Wingrave [an opera for television in two acts, op. 85 by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Samson by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Aeneas (Legendary character) Baker, Janet Biography Caesar, Julius Cantatas, Sacred Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with string orchestra Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with orchestra Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra Christmas music Concertos (Violoncello) Diaries Dido (Legendary character) Drama England Gloria in excelsis Deo (Music) Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von,--1749-1832 Insects Juvenile works Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb,--1724-1803 Magnificat (Music) Mary,--Queen of Scots,--1542-1587 Masses Motets Music Musical settings Operas Operas--Excerpts Oratorios Oratorios--Excerpts Orchestral music Piano music Racine, Jean,--1639-1699 Requiems Rückert, Friedrich,--1788-1866 Singers Solo cantatas, Secular (Medium voice) Song cycles Songs, English Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble Songs (High voice) with orchestra Songs (High voice) with piano Songs (Low voice) with orchestra Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra Songs (Medium voice) with piano Symphonies Te Deum laudamus (Music) Vocal duets with piano
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