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Battle, Kathleen

Works: 950 works in 2,646 publications in 10 languages and 43,797 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Excerpts  Requiems  Live sound recordings  Chamber operas  Drama  Musical films  Animated films  Songs and music  Spirituals (Songs) 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, Instrumentalist, Actor, Other, Arranger, Dedicatee, Musician
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kathleen Battle
Messiah : highlights by George Frideric Handel( )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arias by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

48 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after her critically acclaimed début at the Salzburg Festival as Susanna In Mozart's Le Nozze Di Figaro, Dorothea Röschmann releases her first solo Mozart CD including among others famous arias from Don Giovanni and Le Nozze Di Figaro. The album is recorded with the Swedish Symphony Orchestra with Daniel Harding conducting
Baroque duet by Kathleen Battle( Recording )

34 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Carnegie Hall Christmas concert by Kathleen Battle( )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pleasures of their company by Kathleen Battle( Recording )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasia ; Fantasia 2000 by Steve Martin( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special DVD edition featuring both the original Fantasia (1940), Walt Disney's daring experiment combining animation and classical music, and the new Fantasia 2000. Includes music by Beethoven, Bach, Stravinsky, and George Gershwin. Classic scenes as dancing hippos, flying whales, and Mickey Mouse appearing as "The Sorcerer's Apprentice."
Le nozze di figaro : highlights by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in Italian and German and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angels' visits : and other vocal gems of Victorian America( Recording )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossini's effervescent comedy takes on new life with a superb cast led by conductor Andrew Davis. Kathleen Battle shines as Rosina, a feisty young women with a mind of her own--especially when it comes to love. Rockwell Blake is her suitor, the handsome Count Almaviva, who must outwit Rosina's elderly guardian, Dr. Bartolo (Renato Capecchi), who wants to marry the girl himself. Paolo Montarsolo sings Don Basilio, Rosina's music teacher. And at the center of it all is William Workman as Figaro, the resourceful barber of the title, who pulls the strings and brings the young lovers together
Kathleen Battle at Carnegie Hall by Kathleen Battle( Recording )

18 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 6 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ATMA Classique is reissuing one of Les Violons du Roy's seminal discs: the orchestra's recording of Mozart's Requiem as revised and completed by Robert D. Levin. The soloists are Karina Gauvin, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, John Tessier, and Nathan Berg. Bernard Labadie conducts Les Violons du Roy and the choir of La Chapelle de Québec. This recording was originally released on the Dorian label in 2002, and won the JUNO Award for Best Classical Album of the year in the vocal or choral performance category. This recording of Mozart's Requiem is especially poignant, as it was made in Troy, NewYork in the week following the September 11 attacks in 2001.The recording captures the emotion and immediacy of that special performance, which was later featured on CBC Television's Opening Night. The Globe & Mail wrote about "an appreciation of the transcendent aspects of the Requiem as a work of art that is about death, survival and the possibility of an afterlife. There is the magnificence of the music, so often used to solemnly mark terrible tragedy and bring solace."
Arias by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vergnugen und Lust (BWV 197, no. 8) -- Ich bin vergnugt in meinem Leiden (BWV 58, no. 3) -- Die Schatzbarkeit der weiten Erden (BWV 204, no. 4) -- Ich traue seiner Gnaden (BWV 97, no. 4) -- Bete aber auch dabei (BWV 115, no. 4) -- Jesus soll mein erstes Wort (BWV 171, no. 4) -- Benedictus, qui venit in nomine Domini (BWV 232, no. 23) -- Laudamus te (BWV 232, no. 5) -- Wenn die Fruhlingslufte steichen (BWV 202, no. 5) -- Auch mit gedampften, schwachen Stimmen (BWV 36, no. 7) -- Gott versorget alles Leben (BWV 187, no. 5) -- Ich esse mit Freuden mein weniges Brot (BWV 84, no. 3) -- Kann ich nur Jesum mir zum Freunde machen (BWV 105, no. 5)
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

43 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man is enlisted to rescue the Queen of the Night's daughter from a sorcerer
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance showcases Luciano Pavarotti at his magnificent best. The role of good hearted Nemorino might have been written just for him. Hopelessly in love with wealthy Adina (Kathleen Battle), Nemorino watches, helpless, as flashy Sergeant Belcore (Gino Quilico) seems to win her heart. Enter Dr. Dulcamara (Paul Plishka). He's a quack, but Nemorino believes that the love potion Dulcamara is peddling will help him win Adina's love. It's only a bottle of plain old Bordeaux, but never underestimate the power of true love -- or of Luciano Pavarotti's seductive tenor
Spirituals in concert by Kathleen Battle( Recording )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria ; Stabat Mater by Francis Poulenc( Recording )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria pour soprano, choeur et orchestre / Stabat Mater pour soprano, choeur et orchestre
Ein deutsches Requiem : op. 45 by Johannes Brahms( )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paavo Jarvi celebrates the eightieth birthday of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony in Orchestra in a recording of Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem that includes Natalie Dessay and Ludovic Tezier
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Recording )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Jessye Norman is Ariadne, the mythological heroine abandoned by her lover on the island of Naxos. In Strauss and Hofmannsthal's charming opera-within-an-opera, she is joined by Ruth Ann Swenson as Zerbinetta, the flirtatious leader of a commedia dell'arte troupe that--by order of an eccentric patron--unexpectedly finds itself in the middle of Ariadne's tragic story. Thomas Moser sings Bacchus, the young god who wins Ariadne, and Susanne Mentzer is the Composer of the fictional opera. Wagnerian bass-baritone Thomas Stewart makes a late-career cameo appearance as the Music Master
Grace by Kathleen Battle( Recording )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred songs with varius accompaniments; in part excerpts from larger vocal works./ Compact disc./ Texts with english, French and German translations, and notes on the singer by William Livingston
A midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'été by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

6 editions published in 1994 in 3 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Kathleen Battle

Kathleen Battle Amerikaans zanger

Kathleen Battle Amerikaans zangeres

Kathleen Battle amerikansk musikar

Kathleen Battle amerikansk musiker

Kathleen Battle amerikansk operasangerinde

Kathleen Battle artiste lyrique

Kathleen Battle cantante estadounidense

Kathleen Battle soprano statunitense

Kathleen Battle US-amerikanische Sopranistin

Kathleen Deanna Battle

Miss Battle

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