WorldCat Identities

Murray, Ann 1949-

Overview
Works: 585 works in 1,741 publications in 7 languages and 32,084 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Excerpts  Live sound recordings  Ballad operas  Arrangements (Music)  Masses  Musical settings  Songs and music  Evening service music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, Actor, Editor, Other, Musician, Narrator, Commentator, mez, Interviewee, Composer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ann Murray
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Monteux, a master of French repertoire, conducts in this 1955 performance of Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman. This Metropolitan Opera production features an all-star cast that includes Rise Stevens, Richard Tucker, Roberta Peters, and Lucine Amara
Le nozze di figaro : highlights by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masses by Joseph Haydn( )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Latin and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missa Solemnis in D minor ("Lord Nelson Mass") Vienna State Opera Orchestra. Mario Rossi, conductor."
Sweet power of song by Felicity Lott( )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orchestral song-cycles by Benjamin Britten( )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and French and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantatas, BWV 119-121 = Kantaten by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in German and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantatas, BWV 62-64 = Kantaten by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in German and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
Hansel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in German and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children lost in the woods find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch
Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Latin and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmstrip consists of analysis, commentary and illustrations of Bach's Magnificat
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in Italian and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With James Levine's masterful conducting, Mozart's sublime score works its colorful magic in this upstairs/downstairs drama. Ruggero Raimondi (Figaro) and Kathleen Battle (Susannah) are the servants, caught up in the ongoing domestic drama of the Count and Countess (Thomas Allen and Carol Vaness). Only all is not what it seems, and the battle lines keep shifting in the most unexpected ways. Frederica von Stade is Cherubino, the young page body who's in love with love and who keeps complicating everyone's best laid plans at exactly the wrong times
The beggar's opera by Benjamin Britten( )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

N 1981 Richard Bonynge, together with an illustrious cast of singers (Joan Sutherland, Kiri Te Kanawa, et. al.) and actors (Angela Lansbury, Warren Mitchell, Michael Hordern, et. al.) went into Kingsway Hall for a recording of a new edition (by Richard Bonynge and Douglas Gamley) of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera. Written in 1728, it is a ballad opera in three acts (Ballad operas were satiric musical plays that used some of the conventions of opera, but without recitative. The lyrics of the airs in the piece are set to popular broadsheet ballads, opera arias, church hymns and folk tunes of the time.) Running for 62 consecutive performances, the piece notched up a record the longest run in theatre history up to that time. Unlike other existing recordings of The Beggar's Opera, this new performing edition features opera stars alongside great actors as well as a full-size (double woodwind) orchestra. One of the most sought after of Sutherland/Bonynge collaborations, the original CD has long been out of print and here reappears with the original liner notes as well as the full libretto
The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 'The Fairy Queen,' two artistic geniuses met. The scenario is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream; the music is by Henry Purcell, the greatest English composer of his day. The result is one of the first great operas, a dazzling display of music and emotion that has lost none of its power since its premiere in 1692. Much of the music has come to have a life beyond the opera itself: songs such as "The Plaint," "Thrice Happy Lovers" and "Hark! The Echoing air" now regularly grace the concert hall stage, a delight for singers and audiences alike. This studio recording was made with Australia's pre-eminent independent opera company, Pinchgut Opera, in 2003, and is re-released here in deluxe packaging. The cast features the finest Australian singers (Sara Macliver, Sally-Anne Russell and Paul McMahon to name but three) under the direction of Baroque specialist Antony Walker. The period instruments of the Orchestra of the Antipodes provide accompaniment of vibrant colour and immediacy." -- Jbhifi.com.au
Tosca : highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

3 editions published in 1993 in Italian and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Mitridate, rè di Ponto : opera seria in three acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in Italian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitridate, King of Pontus, comes back from fighting the Romans to find that both his sons have fallen in love with his own fiancee, Aspasia, who loves Sifare in return. He is determined to revenge himself on the three for their disloyalty
Faust et Hélène by Lili Boulanger( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in Undetermined and French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ann Murray artiste lyrique

Ann Murray irische Opernsängerin (Mezzosopran)

Ann Murray mezzosoprano irlandese

Ann Murray zangeres uit Ierland

Ann Murrayová irská operní zpěvačka - sopranistka

ANNE MURRAY

Murray, Ann mezzo-soprano

Мюррей, Энн

آن موراي

アン・マレー オペラ歌手

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