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Gens, Véronique

Overview
Works: 503 works in 1,527 publications in 7 languages and 18,392 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Music  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Sacred music  Motets 
Roles: Singer, Performer, Vocalist, Author, Other, Interviewee, Musician, Narrator, Conductor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Véronique Gens
Cantatas by George Frideric Handel( )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Italian and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An international roster of opera superstars perform in Monteverdi's tale of mythical heroes
Le nozze di Figaro : K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Orphée aux enfers by Jacques Offenbach( )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet contains article by Maurice Tassart and synopsis plus libretto
Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening the disc is Vivaldi's brief Sonata al Santo Sepolcro, an instrumental work probably intended for inclusion in an Easter church service. This is followed by a Stabat Mater proper, also by Vivaldi. Vivaldi used just the first ten verses of the text, creating one of the most sombre of all settings, here performed by the Canadian ensemble Theatre of Early Music and its director, counter-tenor Daniel Taylor, who in Bach is joined by Emma Kirkby, taking on the soprano part
Armide by Jean-Baptiste Lully( Recording )

24 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in 5 acts
Le lamentazioni del profeta geremia per il mercoledi santo = [Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah] by Nicolò Jommelli( )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Arthur by Henry Purcell( Recording )

40 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Arthur or The British Worthy: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 628. Libretto: John Dryden
Chants d'Auvergne by Joseph Canteloube( )

in French and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hippolyte et Aricie by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Recording )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Oct. 6-13, 1996, Salle Wagram, Paris
Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calixto Bieito's famously controversial 2002 production of Mozart's great opera sets the action in the late twentieth century and brings to life an ancient story brilliantly retold
Airs de concert et d'opéras by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motets by Antonio Vivaldi( )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieder. Voix et cordes. RV 600. Vivaldi, Antonio4230
Tragédiennes by Véronique Gens( )

17 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Berlin gala : a salute to Carmen by Claudio Abbado( )

5 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet includes full contents with list by track no., performer/s and duration
Leçons de ténèbres by François Couperin( )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super Audio CD
Néère by Reynaldo Hahn( )

7 editions published in 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass, K. 427 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

3 editions published in 2006 in Latin and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agrippina by George Frideric Handel( )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 285 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
Lamenti by Concert d'Astrée (Musical group)( )

4 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Gens, Veronique

Véronique Gens artiste lyrique

Véronique Gens Frans operazangeres

Véronique Gens französische Sopranistin

Véronique Gens Operatic soprano

Véronique Gens soprano francese

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ヴェロニク・ジャンス

Languages
Italian (89)

French (68)

Latin (39)

English (23)

German (10)

Dutch (5)

Spanish (1)