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Baker, Janet 1933-

Overview
Works: 979 works in 1,942 publications in 5 languages and 27,262 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Music  Diaries  Television adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Film adaptations  Song cycles  Christmas music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Narrator, Vocalist, Actor, per, Musician, Editor, Conductor, Interviewee, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Janet Baker
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member 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
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and German and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 2 in C minor Resurrection by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in German and English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic recording boasts two great Australian singers - Elizabeth Whitehouse, in her debut appearance on an Australian recording label, and the great Bernadette Cullen. Markus Stenz's Mahler performances are, of course, legendary
Cello concerto in E minor, op. 85 ; Sea pictures by Edward Elgar( Recording )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

37 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Lied von der Erde: Sinfonie für Alt, Tenor und Orchester. Text: Hans Bethge. Bearbeitung für Kammerorchester von Arnold Schönberg und Rainer Riehn
The dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar( Recording )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member 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
La damnation de Faust La mort de Cléopâtre by Hector Berlioz( )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in French and English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very best of Janet Baker by Janet Baker( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dame Janet Baker is one of opera's most legendary voices. This collection showcases some of her very best performances
La clemenza di Tito K. 621 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in Italian and German and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orfeo ed Euridice by Peter Hall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Italian and held by 302 WorldCat member 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
The Hyperion Schubert edition by Franz Schubert( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in German and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 275 WorldCat member 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 production follows modern practice in using women in these parts, and in particular, Dame Janet Baker creates the virtuoso role of Julius Caesar
Ariodante by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this complete recording of Ariodante, Alan Curtis, a supreme Handelian conductor and scholar, joins forces with glorious mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato for a dazzling performance of one of Handel's most inspired operas
Christmas oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in German and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weihnachts-Oratorium, Teil 1-6, für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, BWV 248
La Calisto by Pier Francesco Cavalli( Recording )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Così fan tutte K. 588 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in Italian and German and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baker by Janet Baker( )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gurrelieder by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MCCRACKEN, James (tenor). NORMAN, Jessye (soprano). ARNOLD, David (baritone). SCOWN, Kim (tenor). KLEMPERER, Werner (sprechstimme [speaker]) TANGLEWOOD FESTIVAL CHORUS. BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. OZAWA, Seiji (conductor)
Janet Baker and Raymond Leppard at Aldeburgh : a recital given at the Snape Maltings on 14 June 1971 by Janet Baker( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in Italian and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Béatrice et Bénédict by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Béatrice et Bénédict: Opéra comique en deux actes imité de Shakespeare
 
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Baker, Dame Janet 1933-

Baker Janet Abott 1933-....

Baker, Janet Dame

DAME JANET BAKER

JANET ABBOT BAKER

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