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Bowman, James

Overview
Works: 348 works in 1,711 publications in 9 languages and 21,295 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Filmed operas  Musical films  Cantatas, Secular  Film adaptations  Oratorios  Methods‡vSelf-instruction 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Instrumentalist, Other, per
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Bowman
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

53 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
Carmina Burana by Carl Orff( )

42 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 512 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
A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's enchanting tale is set to some of Benjamin Britten's most atmospheric music, with a libretto taken entirely from the text of the play. Countertenor Jochen Kowalski is Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Sylvia McNair sings his queen, Tytania. The ensemble cast also includes Nick Stahl as Puck, Nancy Gustafson as Helena, Jane Bunnell as Hermia, Kurt Streit as Lysander, and Rodney Gilfrey as Demetrius
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 392 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 production follows modern practice in using women in these parts, and in particular, Dame Janet Baker creates the virtuoso role of Julius Caesar
Birthday odes for Queen Mary by Henry Purcell( Recording )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphoniae sacrae op. 10 by Heinrich Schütz( )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Athalia by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judas MacCabaeus by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judas Maccabaeus: Oratorium in drei Akten, HWV 63. Text: Thomas Morell
Chandos anthems by George Frideric Handel( )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and German and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admeto, re di Tessaglia by George Frideric Handel( )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariodante by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 273 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
Benjamin Britten's A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glyndebourne's production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream is pure magic. Starring James Bowman, Ileana Cotrubas, Curt Appelgren, with music by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in Italian and German and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vienna Concentus Musicus. HARNONCOURT, Nikolaus (conductor). [Authentic performance]
St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and his own superb choral ensemble, Polyphony, in a powerful performance of Bach's most dramatic masterpiece, the St. John Passion. Joined by a starry team of soloists, Layton directs a particularly vivid account of the work, the excitement of the narrative drama contrasting with heartbreaking moments of reflection
Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610) by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

19 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) GOMEZ, Jill (soprano). (1) PALMER, Felicity (soprano). (1) BOWMAN, James (counter-tenor). (1) TEAR, Robert (tenor). (1) LANGRIDGE, Philip (tenor). (1) SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John (baritone). (1) RIPPON, Michael (bass). (1) MONTEVERDI CHOIR. (1) MONTEVERDI ORCHESTRA. (1) SALISBURY CATHEDRAL BOYS' CHOIR. (1) PHILIP JONES BRASS ENSEMBLE. (1) DAVID MUNROW RECORDER ENSEMBLE. (1) GARDNER, John Eliot (conductor)
Joshua by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

17 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josua: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 64. Text: Thomas Morell
A Midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of four lovers and a group of naive rustics, who, in a wood on a moonstruck midsummer night, fall foul of Oberon and Tytania, the quarreling King and Queen of the Fairies
Akathist of thanksgiving by John Tavener( Recording )

12 editions published in 1994 in 4 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akathist of Thanksgiving: Hymn for soloists, chorus, string orchestra, organ, bells and timpani. Text: Gregor Petrow. Translated by Mother Thekla
The NMC songbook( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Julius Caesar
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Bowman, James Thomas.

Bowman, James Thomas 1941-

James Bowman British countertenor

James Bowman controtenore britannico

James Bowman Countertenor und Opernsnger

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