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Johnson, Graham 1950-

Works: 764 works in 2,131 publications in 9 languages and 29,720 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Song cycles  Songs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Live sound recordings  Music  Chamber music  Thematic catalogs (Music)  Art music  Folk songs 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Singer, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Translator, Musician, Editor, per, Other, Conductor
Classifications: M1621.4, 782.42
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Most widely held works about Graham Johnson
Most widely held works by Graham Johnson
Schubert and the classics by Franz Schubert( Recording )

155 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French song companion by Graham Johnson( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A French Song Companion is a guide to French song. 150 composers and 700 song translations make this the handbook both for the seasoned enthusiast, and the newcomer to this repertory. Graham Johnson brings his experience to the biographical commentaries, and Richard Stokes, renowned for his translations of German Lieder, provides line-by-line translations of some of the greatest poems ever set to music."--Jacket
[Schubert and the nocturne by Franz Schubert( Recording )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in German and Italian and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet power of song by Felicity Lott( )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die schöne Müllerin by Franz Schubert( Recording )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Content: Four lieder
The Spanish song companion by Jacqueline Cockburn( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spanish Song Companion is an introduction to the rich heritage of Spanish song, providing the texts of over 300 songs with parallel translations in accurate and readable English
The songs by Charles Ives( )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Apr. 28-30, 1993
Gabriel Fauré : the songs and their poets by Graham Johnson( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each song receives a separate commentary
Young Schubert by Franz Schubert( Recording )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the third and last of three recitals in the series devoted exclusively to the songs of 1816. First two recitals are represented by vols. 17 and 23 of the series
On wings of song by Victoria de los Angeles( )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs by Mendelssohn, Grieg, Brahms, Dvorak and others
Summertime by Felicity Lott( )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection including songs from Gershwin's last film score, posthumously published compositions, Porgy and Bess' excerpts supervised by the composer, and George Gershwin piano solos"--Card inlay cover
Favourite Schubert Lieder by Franz Schubert( )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in German and English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English song by Peter Pears( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete songs = Sämtliche Lieder = Mélodies intégrales by Robert Schumann( Recording )

56 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britten, voice, & piano : lectures on the vocal music of Benjamin Britten by Graham Johnson( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of eight "lectures" by internationally acclaimed pianist, Graham Johnson, is based on a series of concert talks given at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama as part of the Benjamin Britten festival in 2001. The focus of the book is on Britten's songs, starting with his earliest compositions in the genre. Graham Johnson suggests that the nature of Britten's creativity is especially apparent in his setting of poetry, that he becomes the poet's alter-ego. A chapter on Britten's settings of Auden and Eliot explores the particular influences these writers brought to bear at opposite poles of the composer's life. The inspiration of fellow musicians is also discussed, with a chapter devoted to Britten's time in Russia and his friendship with the Rostropovitch family. Closer to home, the book places in context Britten's folksong settings, illustrating how he subverted the English folksong tradition by refusing to accept previous definitions of what constituted national loyalty. Drawing on letters and diaries, and featuring a number of previously unpublished photographs, this book illuminates aspects of Britten's songs from the personal perspective of the pianist who worked closely with Peter Pears after Benjamin Britten was unable to perform through illness. Johnson worked with Pears on learning the role of Aschenbach in "Death in Venice" and was official pianist for the first master class given by Peter Pears at Snape in 1972 [Publisher description]
Somervell by Arthur Somervell( )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Schubert : the complete songs by Graham Johnson( Book )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-volume set is the definitive work on Franz Schubert's vocal music with piano. A richly illustrated encyclopedia, these substantial volumes contain more than seven hundred song commentaries with parallel text and translations (by Richard Wigmore), detailed annotations on the songs' poetic sources, and biographies of one hundred and twenty poets, as well as general articles on accompaniment, tonality, transcriptions, singers, and more. Written by Graham Johnson--celebrated accompanist, author, and the first pianist ever to record all of Schubert's songs and part-songs--this sumptuous work is a must for performers, scholars, and all lovers of Schubert lieder [Publisher description]
The red cockatoo and other songs by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded June 27-30, 1995
Walton by William Walton( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A French song companion
Alternative Names
Graham Johnson britischer Pianist und Liedbegleiter

Graham Johnson Brits pianist

Johanson, Graham Rhodes 1950-

Johnson, Graham R. 1950-

Johnson, Graham Rhodes

Johnson, Graham Rhodes 1950-

Rhodes Johnson, Graham 1950-

Джонсон, Грэм

غراهام جونسون

گراهام جانسون پیانیست بریتانیایی


The Spanish song companionGabriel Fauré : the songs and their poetsBritten, voice, & piano : lectures on the vocal music of Benjamin Britten