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Baker, Janet 1933-

Overview
Works: 429 works in 2,050 publications in 9 languages and 46,831 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Operas  Music  Masses  Songs  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Internet videos  Educational films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Narrator, Vocalist, Actor, Editor, Other, Musician
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janet Baker
Cello concerto in E minor, op. 85 ; Sea pictures by Edward Elgar( )

46 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,788 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 )

49 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,287 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( )

31 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weihnachts-Oratorium, Teil 1-6, für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, BWV 248
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 721 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
Requiem by Gabriel Fauré( )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

36 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 696 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( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in French and held by 680 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 626 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 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieder by Franz Schubert( )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in German and English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RCA Victor chorale of men's voices ; Robert Shaw, con ; Frank Glazer, piano
The music makers ; The dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar( )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 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
Julius Caesar : a critical guide by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

46 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 526 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
Hodie : a Christmas cantata by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

20 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 525 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)
Nelson mass by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded July 1962 (Haydn), July 1966 (Vivaldi), Chapel of King's College Cambridge
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Visual )

45 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This opera features Janet Baker, Elizabeth Gale, Elisabeth Speiser, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Despondent at the the death of Euridice, Orfeo descends into the underworld to fetch her. The condition of her return is that he may not look at her until they are back on earth
Academic festival overture ; Alto rhapsody by Johannes Brahms( )

3 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass in B minor, BWV 232 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

27 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baker by Janet Baker( )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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