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Ainsley, John Mark

Works: 929 works in 2,457 publications in 6 languages and 31,696 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Songs and music  Operas  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Film adaptations  Excerpts  Action and adventure films  Naval history  Filmed operas 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Instrumentalist, Vocalist, Author, Narrator, Musician, Other, Actor, per, Editor, 805
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Mark Ainsley
Jephtha by George Frideric Handel( )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jephtha: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 70. Text: Thomas Morell
Saul by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live at Stadthalle Göttingen, Germany, June 1989
Coronation mass : K317 ; Epistle sonata : K278 ; Vespers : K339 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass in C minor, K. 427 : "Great Mass" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

15 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvia McNair leads a celebrated group of vocalists in performing Mozart's unfinished mass, the "great" mass in C minor
The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 375 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." --
Dixit dominus : classical music for reflection and meditation by George Frideric Handel( )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After several recordings on Ricercar and a first disc on Alpha, Actus Tragicus, containing early Bach cantatas, 'of staggering profundity, purity and beauty' (ffff Telerama), Lionel Meunier and his ensemble Vox Luminis devote this new project to two showpieces by Handel and Bach. Of these two composers born in 1685, the first travelled to Italy in 1707 and made a powerful impression in Rome with the creation of his Dixit Dominus, while the second produced one of his finest compositional tours de force in the Magnificat of 1723/32-35. Two works from the core repertoire of the Belgian ensemble, here fielding combined vocal and instrumental forces, which is perfectly versed in the style and expression of Baroque rhetoric. Vox Luminis is a Belgian early music ensemble created in 2004 by its artistic director Lionel Meunier. Today, the ensemble performs over 60 concerts a year, appearing on stages in Belgium, across Europe and around the world. The size and composition of the group depends on the repertoire being performed but the core of soloists, mostly from the Royal Conservatory of the Hague, is joined by a continuo and additional (orchestral) instrument performers. Its repertoire is essentially Italian, English and German and spans from the 16th to the 18th century. Since its inception, the ensemble is defined by its unity and seduces as much through the personality of each timbre as it does through the colour and the uniformity of the voices. It is more than a fixed repertoire, the ensemble members wholeheartedly communicate their passion for early music and love for the audience
L'Orfeo : favola in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Italian and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera based on the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus, a musician who attempts to rescue his dead lover Eurydice from Hades, the underworld
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taped at La Monnaie in Brussels in May 1998, this production of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo has become an operatic classic in a few short years. Choreographer/director Trisha Brown, conductor René Jacobs, and designer Roland Aeschlimann have created an ideal fusion of words, action, sight, and sound, one that never lets the viewer down and manages to tell the story in an elegant, unusual, and ultimately intensely moving manner
Odes by Henry Purcell( )

11 editions published in 1989 in English and Dutch and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odes pour l'Anniversaire de la Reine Mary, . n 6,. Purcell, Henry4230
In years defaced ; Prelude, op. 25 ; Romance, op. 11 ; Concerto for small orchestra and solo violin by Gerald Finzi( )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vespro della Beata Vergine : 1610 by Claudio Monteverdi( )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) GOMEZ, Jill (soprano). (1) PALMER, Felicity (soprano). (1) BOWMAN, James (counter-tenor). (1) TEAR, Robert (tenor). (1) LANGRIDGE, Philip (tenor). (1) SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John (baritone). (1) RIPPON, Michael (bass). (1) MONTEVERDI CHOIR. (1) MONTEVERDI ORCHESTRA. (1) SALISBURY CATHEDRAL BOYS' CHOIR. (1) PHILIP JONES BRASS ENSEMBLE. (1) DAVID MUNROW RECORDER ENSEMBLE. (1) GARDNER, John Eliot (conductor)
Messiah : highlights by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dardanus tragédie lyrique en cinq actes et un prologue by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Symphony of Psalms by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Ainsley, Joh Mark

Ainsley, John 1963-

Ainsley, John M. 1963-

Ainsley, John Mark 1963-

Ainsley, Mark 1963-

John Mark Ainsley artiste lyrique

John Mark Ainsley Brits operazanger

John Mark Ainsley englischer Tenor


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English (47)

Italian (28)

Latin (26)

German (11)

French (2)

Dutch (1)