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Chance, Michael

Overview
Works: 889 works in 2,553 publications in 8 languages and 37,757 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Oratorios  Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Masses  Christmas music  Songs  Music  Holy Week music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, Other, Musician, Narrator, Actor
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
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Most widely held works about Michael Chance
 
Most widely held works by Michael Chance
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

48 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Sept. 1989, St. John's, Smith Square, London
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( )

50 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oratorio in 3 parts
Christmas oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weihnachts-Oratorium, Teil 1-6, für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, BWV 248
St. Matthew Passion = Matthäus-Passion = Passion selon St. Matthieu : BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This stunning new live recording of Bach's St. Matthew Passion was recorded in Pisa Cathedral during the Anima Mundi Festival as part of the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra's 2016 tour. Conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner, the brilliant cast includes James Gilchrist as the Evangelist and Stephan Loges as Jesus. The Trinity Boys Choir adds an exciting color to this recording as well
St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and his own superb choral ensemble, Polyphony, in a powerful performance of Bach's most dramatic masterpiece, the St. John Passion. Joined by a starry team of soloists, Layton directs a particularly vivid account of the work, the excitement of the narrative drama contrasting with heartbreaking moments of reflection
Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at St. Lukes in London, a live recording of the soaring Mass in B Minor performed with the never-mailed-in performance by the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists led by John Eliot Gardiner during the course of their wildly successful 2014 European tour
Vespro della Beata Vergine = Vespers of the Blessed Virgin = Marien-Vesper by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

36 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes by John Eliot Gardiner, and Latin text with English translation (31 p. : ill., port.) inserted in container
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

19 editions published in 1996 in 5 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the South Bank Centre, London, Dec. 1993
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Mann's celebrated tale of unrequited love and death is given a new perspective in Benjamin Britten's final opera, first performed just a year and a half before this Met broadcast. The composer's long-time companion, tenor Peter Pears, reprises his world-premiere portrayal of Gustav von Aschenbach, the elderly and solitary novelist at the center of the story, who tragically falls in love with the beautiful youth Tadzio (played by a dancer). Pears is joined by two other veterans of the opera's world premiere--John Shirley-Quirk, who plays the seven characters that propel Aschenbach to his destiny, and conductor Steuart Bedford
Giustino by George Frideric Handel( )

21 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giustino: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 37. Libretto: Niccolò Beregani e Pietro Pariati
Il Giasone by Pier Francesco Cavalli( )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giasone: Dramma musicale in un prologo e tre atti. Libretto: G.A. Cicognini
Musikalische Exequien ; Motetten und Konzerte by Heinrich Schütz( Recording )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jephtha by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oratorio in 3 parts
Weihnachts-Oratorium = Christmas oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third of Bach's large-scale masterpieces to be recorded by the Gewandhausorchester under Italian conductor Riccardo Chailly. The six parts that make up the Christmas Oratorio tell the story of the birth of Jesus through the coming of the shepherds and magi. Outstanding vocal performances from Martin Lattke as the evangelist, acclaimed English soprano Carolyn Sampson and the voices of the Dresdner Kammerchor
Agrippina by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composed in 1709, Agrippina is an opera seria in three acts on a libretto by Cardinal Vincenzo Grimani. The opera tells the story of Agrippina, the mother of Nero, as she plots the downfall of the Roman Emperor Claudius and the installation of her son as emperor. Grimani's libretto, considered one of the best that Handel set, is full of topical political allusions. Some believe that it reflects the rivalry between Grimani and Pope Clement XI. Jacobs performs the work in its original version
Semele by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 426 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
Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel( )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I pellegrini al sepolcro di Nostro Signore by Johann Adolf Hasse( )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I pellegrini al sepolcro di Nostro Signore: Oratorio in due parti. Testo: Stefano Benedetto Pallacivino
Music for Queen Mary : a celebration of the life and death of Queen Mary (1689-1695) by Henry Purcell( )

11 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Michael Chance

Michael Chance artiste lyrique

Michael Chance britischer Countertenor

Michael Chance Brits operazanger

Michael Chance controtenore britannico

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