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Chance, Michael

Overview
Works: 770 works in 2,099 publications in 6 languages and 24,370 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Television adaptations  Musical settings  Christmas music  Oratorios  Film adaptations  Masses  Live sound recordings  Methods‡vSelf-instruction 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, per, Actor, Other
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Chance
 
Most widely held works by Michael Chance
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

43 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein feste burg ist inser gott; Gott, det herr, ist sonn' und schild; South German Madrigal Choir and Consortium Musicum; Wolfgang Connenwein conductor
Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 791 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
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

43 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 760 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 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weihnachts-Oratorium, Teil 1-6, für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, BWV 248
St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 567 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
Semele by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semele: Weltliches Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 58. Text: William Congreve
St. Matthew Passion Matthäus-Passion = Passion selon St. Matthieu : BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in German and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giustino by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

17 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giustino: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 37. Libretto: Niccolò Beregani e Pietro Pariati
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 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
Il Giasone by Pier Francesco Cavalli( Recording )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 380 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
Weimar cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vespro della Beata Vergine Vespers of the Blessed Virgin = Marien-Vesper by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria-vesper (1610)
The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 340 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
La morte d'Orfeo tragicomedia pastorale by Stefano Landi( )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Morte d'Orfeo: Tragicommedia pastorale in cinque atti. Libretto: anonimo
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

13 editions published in 1996 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) MALFITANO, Catherine (soprano). (1) GAL, Zehava (mezzo-soprano). (1) LA GRANDE ECURIE ET LA CHAMBRE DU ROY. (1) MALGOIRE, Jean-Claude (conductor)
Ascanio in Alba by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fall and resurrection by John Tavener( )

9 editions published in 2000 in 4 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tamerlano by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

35 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tamerlano: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 18. Libretto: Niccolò Francesco Haym
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Death in Venice
Alternative Names
Michael Chance britischer Countertenor

Michael Chance British opera singer

Languages
English (108)

Italian (94)

German (69)

Latin (31)

French (4)

Dutch (3)

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