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Baker, Janet 1933-

Overview
Works: 1,038 works in 1,885 publications in 8 languages and 23,797 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Drama  Diaries  Television adaptations  Music  Film adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Symphonies  Christmas music 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Singer, Narrator, Actor, Editor, Proofreader, Musician, Interviewee, Scenarist, Conductor, Other, per
Classifications: M1001, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Janet Baker
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 982 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
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 391 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 lavish production follows modern practice in using women in these parts, and in particular, Dame Janet Baker creates the virtuoso role of Julius Caesar
Così fan tutte K. 588 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I Capuleti e i Montecchi: Tragedia lirica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 347 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
Symphonie No. 2 "Auferstehungs-Symphonie" = "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the penultimate recording of his Mahler cycle, Pierre Boulez leads the Wiener Philharmoniker, soprano Christine Shafer, and mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung. This is an incandescent performance of the sweeping, five-movement piece
A child of our time by Michael Tippett ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the 1938 assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by Jewish refugee Herschel Grynszpan, which led to Germany's Kristallnacht
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and German and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cello concerto in E minor, op. 85 ; Sea pictures by Edward Elgar ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Hyperion Schubert edition by Franz Schubert ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in German and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Calisto by Pier Francesco Cavalli ( Recording )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La clemenza di Tito K. 621 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The very best of Janet Baker by Janet Baker ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in German and English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dame Janet Baker is one of opera's most legendary voices. This collection showcases some of her very best performances
The dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hodie a Christmas cantata by Ralph Vaughan Williams ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. WILLCOCKS, David (conductor). BACH CHOIR. CHORISTERS OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY. BAKER, Janet (mezzo-soprano). LEWIS, Richard (tenor). SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John (baritone)
Béatrice et Bénédict [opéra-comique] by Hector Berlioz ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in French and German and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Béatrice et Bénédict: Opéra comique en deux actes imité de Shakespeare
Music for weddings Musik für Hochzeiten = Musiques pour un mariage ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Messa da Requiem Quattro pezzi sacri by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1986 in Latin and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Baker, Dame Janet, 1933-
Baker Janet Abott 1933-....
Baker, Janet, Dame
DAME JANET BAKER
JANET ABBOT BAKER
Janet Baker
Languages
English (95)
Italian (64)
German (40)
French (12)
Multiple languages (3)
Latin (2)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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