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Harper, Heather

Overview
Works: 867 works in 2,318 publications in 6 languages and 21,820 library holdings
Genres: Music  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Drama  Television programs  Filmed operas  Operas  Televised operas  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, Other, l4, per, Musician, Creator
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Heather Harper
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

55 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 792 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
Symphony no. 8 Adagio from Symphony no. 10 by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

40 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of Mahler's 8th symphony is built around the 4th century Latin hymn Veni, Creator Spiritus (come, spirit of creation). The second part retells the final episode of Goethe's Faust in which the title character finds salvation. This recording also includes the Adagio from Mahler's 10th symphony and is the final installment of the San Francisco Symphony's Mahler cycle
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

27 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and German and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small village in England, Peter Grimes is unable to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Recording )

33 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London. Previously issued on LP
Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

40 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Colin Davis presents a powerful vision for Britten's greatest opera that brings new insights to the dark drama
War requiem op. 66 ; Sinfonia da requiem : op. 20 ; Ballad of heroes : op. 14 by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea symphony by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

24 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of Maurice Ravel by Maurice Ravel( Recording )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in French and English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landmarks of 20th century music by Anton Webern( Recording )

7 editions published in 1968 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 279 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
Symphony no. 3 "A pastoral symphony" ; Symphony no. 4 in F minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates of Penzance ; Overtures by Arthur Sullivan( )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

18 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodora by George Frideric Handel( )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenisk opfrelse af Händels oratorium
The creation ; Missa in tempore belli by Joseph Haydn( )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodora dramatic oratorio in three acts by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Grimes op. 33 by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

26 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judas Maccabeus by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

18 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ian Bostridge has continued to be a success in performing ever since his operatic debut in 1994. Collaborating with orchestras such as Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, BBC Symphony, New York Philharmonic and Los Angeles Philharmonic, he has proved to be a shining star in opera. In his latest release, he takes part in Brittens The Rape of Lucretia, a dark opera in which a woman named Lucretia commits suicide after being raped
 
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Alternative Names
Buck, Heather 1930-

Charper, Chezer 1930-

Harper, Heather, 1930-

Harper, Heather Mary 1930-

Heather Harper artiste lyrique

Heather Harper britische Sopranistin

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Languages
English (261)

German (39)

Italian (21)

Latin (7)

French (4)

Dutch (1)