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Chance, Michael

Overview
Works: 831 works in 2,306 publications in 8 languages and 28,340 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Live sound recordings  Operas  Masses  Oratorios  Documentary films  Holy Week music  Televised operas  Television adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, Other, Musician, per, cou, 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( Recording )

52 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

48 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weihnachts-Oratorium, Teil 1-6, für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, BWV 248
Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conductor Helmuth Rilling has won both fan and critical acclaim for his interpretations of Bach's works. Now the Bach expert is joined by the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart and a cast of talented young soloists for dynamic recording of Bach's Mass in B Minor
St. Matthew Passion = Matthäus-Passion = Passion selon St. Matthieu : BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hilliard ensemble ; Paul Hillier, con
St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 510 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
Giustino by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

19 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giustino: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 37. Libretto: Niccolò Beregani e Pietro Pariati
Semele by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Giasone by Pier Francesco Cavalli( Recording )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giasone: Dramma musicale in un prologo e tre atti. Libretto: G.A.Cicognini
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 433 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
Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel( )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 403 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
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

32 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the grandeur and shabbiness of Venice in the grip of disease. Portrays the moral and physical degeneration of Aschenbach, the writer whose obsessive and self-devouring pursuit of beauty in the form of the boy Tadzio leads him to humiliation and death
Music for Queen Mary : a celebration of the life and death of Queen Mary (1689-1695) by Henry Purcell( )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I pellegrini al sepolcro di Nostro Signore: Oratorio in due parti. Testo: Stefano Benedetto Pallacivino
Vespro della Beata Vergine = Vespers of the Blessed Virgin = Marien-Vesper by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria-vesper (1610)
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Berliner Symphoniker Horst Stein, con
Ascanio in Alba by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

18 editions published in 1996 in 5 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the South Bank Centre, London, Dec. 1993
Fall and resurrection by John Tavener( )

14 editions published in 2000 in 4 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Death in Venice
Alternative Names
Michael Chance artiste lyrique

Michael Chance britischer Countertenor

Michael Chance British opera singer

Michael Chance Brits operazanger

Michael Chance controtenore britannico

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