WorldCat Identities

Harper, Heather

Overview
Works: 1,088 works in 2,783 publications in 9 languages and 30,337 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Operas  Oratorios  Live sound recordings  Drama  Musical settings  Symphonies  Chamber operas  Opera adaptations  Music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Other, Author, Creator, Composer, Musician
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Heather Harper
Symphony no. 8 by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

58 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super audio CD
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

72 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Colin Davis presents a powerful vision for Britten's greatest opera that brings new insights to the dark drama
The Messiah by Georg Friedrich Händel( Recording )

66 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 851 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
The turn of the screw by Benjamin Britten( )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 1981 in London
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Recording )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London, November, 1980
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comic opera in four acts."
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 510 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
War requiem : op. 66 ; Sinfonia da requiem : op. 20 ; Ballad of heroes : op. 14 by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of opera's most original Shakespeare adaptations comes to live in this broadcast with James Conlon conducting a youthful ensemble cast of rising stars, led by Iestyn Davies and Kathleen Kim as Oberon and Tytania, King and Queen of the fairies. The quartet of lovers is portrayed by Elizabeth DeShong (Hermia), Joseph Kaiser (Lysander), Erin Wall (Helena), and Michael Todd Simpson (Demetrius). Matthew Rose sings the donkey-headed Bottom and Riley Costello is the mischievous Puck
The symphonies by Gustav Mahler( )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in German and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berstein's acclaimed 1980's cycle of Mahler's symphonies, recorded with three virtuoso orchestras, released to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Mahler's birth
Phaedra ; The rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten( )

15 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at The Maltings, Snape, England, July 1970 (2nd work) and All Saints', Petersham, England, Mar. 1977 (1st work)
The seasons by Joseph Haydn( )

20 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heather Harper, soprano; Ryland Davies, tenor; John Shirley-Quirk, bass; B.B.C. Chorus and Symphony Orchestra; Colin Davis, conductor
The creation ; Missa in tempore belli by Joseph Haydn( )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 4 symphonies by Michael Tippett( )

21 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonies, . n 1,. (1944-45). Tippett, Michael4230. Orchestre Symphonique de Londres4590, Colin4250
The great choral works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Colin Davis conducts Mozart's Great Mass, Coronation Mass and Requiem
Theodora by Georg Friedrich Haendel( )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenisk opførelse af Händels oratorium
Songs of Maurice Ravel by Maurice Ravel( Recording )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in French and English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
Four last songs : songs with orchestras by Richard Strauss( )

3 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 3 in D minor ; Das klagende Lied by Gustav Mahler( )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Buck, Heather 1930-

Charper, Chezer 1930-

Harper, Heather 1930-

Harper, Heather Mary 1930-

Harper Hetera

Heather Harper artiste lyrique

Heather Harper britische Sopranistin

Heather Harper soprano irlandese

Heather Harper soprano nord-irlandesa

Heather Harper zangeres uit Ierland

Хизер Харпер

התר הארפר

התר הרפר

هيثر هاربر

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