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Hendricks, Barbara

Works: 640 works in 2,261 publications in 11 languages and 27,580 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Operas  Songs  Biography  Popular music  Cantatas, Secular  Jazz vocals 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Narrator, Vocalist, Commentator, Other, Musician, Interviewee, per, Contributor, Composer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Barbara Hendricks
Most widely held works by Barbara Hendricks
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Bohm's only studio version of the work was recorded in 1958. When Deutsche Grammophon originally planned to record the work, there were already two rival versions on the market: the Decca recording under Erich Kleiber and EMI's version under Herbert von Karajan. Karajan's recording was made in December 1956 and should have included Irmgard Seefried as Octavian and Rita Streich as Sophie, but in both cases cast changes became necessary: Seefried was replaced by the young Christa Ludwig, and pregnancy forced Rita Streich to withdraw. As a result, Deutsche Grammophon was able to use both these singers for its own recording exactly two years later. It boasts a wonderful cast, with the full-throated Marianne Schech as the Marschallin, Irmgard Seefried bringing a range of colour to the 'trouser' role of Octavian, Rita Streich light and exquisite as Sophie, and a rounded, lyrical portrait of Faninal from Fischer-Dieskau. The recording also reunited Bohm with his 'old' orchestra, the Dresden Staatskapelle, an orchestra often referred to as the Zauberharfe or Magic Harp for the fluent and airborne quality of its sound
Lieder by Franz Schubert( )

35 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RCA Victor chorale of men's voices ; Robert Shaw, con ; Frank Glazer, piano
Oedipe by Georges Enesco( )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipe: Tragédie-lyrique en quatre actes, op.23. Livret: Edmond Fleg
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

34 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"-Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Solomon by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ENGLISH BAROQUE SOLOISTS. GARDINER, John Eliot (conductor). MONTEVERDI CHOIR. WATKINSON, Carolyn (mezzo-soprano). ARGENTA, Nancy (soprano). HENDRICKS, Barbara (soprano). RODGERS, Joan (soprano). JONES, Della (mezzo-soprano). ROLFE JOHNSON, Anthony (tenor). VARCOE, Stephen (bass)
Au cœur de l'opera = Airs d'opera = Opera arias by Barbara Hendricks( )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

42 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's last work is his only major comedy and one of his crowning glories. Judith Raskin and Luigi Alva are the enchanting Fenton and Nannetta who want to be married even though her father, Ford (Frank Guarrera), objects. Ford's wife Alice (Phyllis Curtin) is being wooed by Falstaff (Ezio Flagello) who is also interested in Meg Page (Mildred Miller). Fortunately Dame Quickly (Fedora Barbieri) is a match for Falstaff and teaches him a lesson
Mélodies by Barbara Hendricks( )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masses by Joseph Haydn( )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Latin and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missa Solemnis in D minor ("Lord Nelson Mass") Vienna State Opera Orchestra. Mario Rossi, conductor"
Bachianas brasileiras no. 5 ; Bachianas brasileiras : no. 1 ; Bachianas brasileiras : no. 7 by Heitor Villa-Lobos( Recording )

16 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmina Burana by Carl Orff( Recording )

52 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugune Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra are joined by the Rutgers University Choir, Janice Harsanyi, Rudolf Petrak, and Harve Presnell for this 1960 production of Orff's Carmina Burana
Les pêcheurs de perles The pearl fishers = Die Perlenfischer by Georges Bizet( Recording )

29 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 6 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Scene: A shore on the island of Ceylon in antiquity) In anticipation of the fishing season, the villagers elect Zurga as their king and prepare their annual vigil to ensure safe seas. Zurga welcomes Nadir, his long-time friend, whom he has not seen since their love for the same woman divided them. They promise eternal friendship and vow never again to allow a woman to come between them. Within moments, a woman arrives, veiled. She will stand through the night, alone on the shore, in ritual prayer. Zurga promises her a priceless pearl if she is chaste in her duty and death if she violates her purity. Nadir recognizes her voice. It is Léïla, the woman he and Zurga loved in the past, and his feelings for her are rekindled . .
Symphony in F sharp Einfache Lieder ; Mariettas Lied by Erich Wolfgang Korngold( )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantos y danzas by Manuel Barrueco( )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Latin and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmstrip consists of analysis, commentary and illustrations of Bach's Magnificat
Messe solennelle de sainte Cécile by Charles Gounod( Recording )

39 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messe solennelle en sol majeur en l'honneur de Sainte Cécile pour soli, choeur et orchestre
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

41 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical excerpts drawn from Puccini's Turandot (London 414 274-2) with descriptive narration by Robert Lyall, to promote the upcoming production of the opera on October 21 & 22, 2005 by Opera Grand Rapids in De Vos Hall
Symphonie No. 2 "Auferstehungs-Symphonie" = "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Final Alice by David Del Tredici( Recording )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
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Barbara Hendricks African-American operatic soprano and concert singer

Barbara Hendricks afroamerykańska wokalistka

Barbara Hendricks Amerikaans actrice

Barbara Hendricks Schwedische Sopranistin amerikanischer Abstammung

Barbara Hendricks soprano statunitense

Barbara Hendricks Svensk-amerikansk operasangerinde

Hendriksa, Barbara, 1948-

Барбара Хендрикс

Хендрикс, Барбара афроамериканская певица

باربارا هندریکس

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