WorldCat Identities

Curtis, Alan

Works: 413 works in 1,346 publications in 6 languages and 18,325 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Live sound recordings  Suites  Excerpts  Oratorios  Songs  Cantatas 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Editor, Author, Commentator, Actor, Other, Creator, Singer, Film editor, Contributor, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: M1500.H36, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alan Curtis
Floridante by George Frideric Handel( )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezio by George Frideric Handel( )

10 editions published in 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pièces de clavecin = Works for harpsichord by François Couperin( )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après son enregistrement des sonates de Scarlatti, parues chez Mirare, qui a soulevé l'enthousiasme du public et de la presse, il explore le monde de l'époque baroque française avec ce premier volume dédié à la musique pour claveçin de Couperin
Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria by Claudio Monteverdi( )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Italian and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodelinda by George Frideric Handel( )

16 editions published in 2005 in 4 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth Handel opera to enter the Met repertoire, Rodelinda stars Renée Fleming in the title role of the Queen of Lombardy and grieving widow of King Bertarido (countertenor Andreas Scholl), who furiously rejects marriage to Grimoaldo (tenor Kobie van Rensburg), the usurper of her late husband's throne. Plot complications come thick and fast, among them the revelation that Bertarido is alive, with the characters' emotions exquisitely expressed in Handel's alternately lyrical and virtuosic arias. The stellar cast also includes Stephanie Blythe and John Relyea. Conductor Patrick Summers leads this thrilling performance
Motezuma by Antonio Vivaldi( )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweelinck's keyboard music. A study of English elements in seventeenth-century Dutch composition by Alan Curtis( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giustino by Antonio Vivaldi( )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David by Francesco Conti( )

14 editions published in 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On doit au claveciniste, chef d'orchestre et musicologue américain Alan Curtis la redécouverte d'ouvrages rares de Haendel tels que Fernando ou Arminio mais aussi de Vivaldi avec Il Giustino. On lui doit aussi l'exhumation de cette composition de Conti, qui fut très actif à la cour de Vienne de 1701 jusqu'à sa mort
Tolomeo by George Frideric Handel( )

13 editions published in 2008 in 5 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admeto, re di Tessaglia by George Frideric Handel( )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodrigo by George Frideric Handel( )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esta producción fue realizaba por el director Alan Curtis para la grabación que fue hecha en la Basilica dell'Osservanza en Siena, en julio de 1997, con el permiso y la ayuda de la Accademia Musicale Chigiana. El reparto de seis cantantes, "Il Complesso Barocco" y la dirección de Alan Curtis es excelente para esta grabación de estudio
Ariodante by George Frideric Handel( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 362 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
Alcina by George Frideric Handel( )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the finest conductors of baroque opera brings another installment in the prize-winning series of Handel opera recordings. He has chosen international superstar mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato for the title role as she brings a unique perspective and formidable technique, creating an unforgettable performance
Arminio by George Frideric Handel( )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Streams of pleasure by George Frideric Handel( )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian singers Marie-Nicole Lemieux and Karina Gauvin perform some of the most beautiful and beloved solos and duets composed by Handel. The fifteen arias, performed in solo or in duet, are fifteen jewels from nine oratorios that use material from the Bible
Berenice by George Frideric Handel( )

7 editions published in 2010 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deidamia by George Frideric Handel( )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zefiro torna by Claudio Monteverdi( )

9 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madrigali: Io son pur vezzosetta; Vorrei baciarti; Chiome d'oro; Non vedrò mai le stelle; Non è di gentil core; Tornate, o cari baci; Ohimé, dov'è il mio ben; Se'l vostro cor, madonna; O viva fiamma; Ecco vicine, o bella tigre, l'ore; O come sei gentile; Soave libertate; Mentre vaga Angioletta; Zefiro torna; O sia tranquillo il mare; Bel pastor (Aminta e Clori)
Cantate by Antonio Vivaldi( )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Alan Curtis

Alan Curtis americký cembalista, muzikolog a dirigent

Alan Curtis Amerikaans dirigent (1934-2015)

Alan Curtis clavecinista, director de orquesta y musicólogo estadounidense

Alan Curtis claveciniste, musicologue et chef d'orchestre américain

Alan Curtis clavicembalista, musicologo e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Alan Curtis Maestro (1934-2015)

Alan Curtis músic estatunidenc

Alan Curtis US-amerikanischer Cembalist, Musikwissenschaftler und Dirigent

Alan Curtis yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Curtis, Alan Stanley

Curtis, Alan Stanley 1934-2015

Алан Кертис

ألان كورتيس موسيقي أمريكي

آلن کورتیس


Italian (196)

English (20)

German (7)

French (6)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)