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Baker, Janet 1933-

Overview
Works: 451 works in 2,292 publications in 9 languages and 53,062 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Musical settings  Symphonies  Songs and music  Oratorios  Masses  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Christmas music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Narrator, Actor, Other, Editor, Musician
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Janet Baker
Cello concerto by Edward Elgar( )

49 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,835 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
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

52 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janet Baker ; Patricia Clark ; Raimund Herincx ; the St. Anthony Singers ; th
Symphony no. 2 in C minor : "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler( )

29 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texts of the vocal portions: Urlicht, from Des Knaben Wunderhorn; Auferstehung by Klopstock
Christmas oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weihnachts-Oratorium, Teil 1-6, für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, BWV 248
Requiem by Gabriel Fauré( )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at St. Lukes in London, a live recording of the soaring Mass in B Minor performed with the never-mailed-in performance by the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists led by John Eliot Gardiner during the course of their wildly successful 2014 European tour
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

48 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oratorio after words from the Old Testament, Op.70
La damnation de Faust ; La mort de Cléopâtre by Hector Berlioz( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in French and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very best of Janet Baker by Janet Baker( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 644 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 operas of Benjamin Britten : the complete librettos : illustrated with designs of the first productions by Benjamin Britten( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini( )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en la obra Romeo and Juliet de W. Shakespeare
Academic festival overture ; Alto rhapsody by Johannes Brahms( )

3 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

42 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 548 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
The music makers ; The dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar( )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 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
Nelson mass by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded July 1962 (Haydn), July 1966 (Vivaldi), Chapel of King's College Cambridge
Hodie : a Christmas cantata by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

20 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 522 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)
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( )

33 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Visual )

44 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Glyndebourne Festival Opera is a production of one of the lesser known operas, 'Orfeo ed Euridice', with Janet Baker and Elizabeth Gale
Mass in B minor, BWV 232 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

27 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariodante by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

32 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 494 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
 
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