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Simpson, Marietta

Overview
Works: 151 works in 303 publications in 8 languages and 8,014 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Masses  Musical settings  Film adaptations  Filmed operas  Musical films  Operas  Live sound recordings  Sacred music 
Roles: Singer, Performer, Actor, Vocalist, Other, Director
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Marietta Simpson
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. The television production was shot using the recording made of the 1989 production for its soundtrack
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"--Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Songs of innocence and of experience by William Bolcom( Recording )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Credo by Krzysztof Penderecki( )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Credo für Soli, Chor und Orchester
Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( Recording )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 493 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
Gloria in D major, R. 589 by Antonio Vivaldi( Recording )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in Latin and German and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin( )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and German and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin composed part of Porgy and Bess during the summer of 1934, living on an island near Charleston, where the opera takes place
Mass no. 2, D. 167 in G major ; Mass no. 6, D. 950 in E-flat major by Franz Schubert( Recording )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in Latin and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. The television production was shot using the recording made of the 1989 production for its soundtrack
Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 372 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
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oratorio after words from the Old Testament, Op.70
Glagolitic mass by Leoš Janáček( Recording )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 8 : Symphony of a thousand by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stabat Mater, op. 58 ; Psalm CXLIX, op. 79 by Antonín Dvořák( )

1 edition published in 2002 in Latin and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very best of Dvořák by Antonín Dvořák( )

2 editions published in 2007 in Latin and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last night of the Proms( )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oratorio excerpts of a performance of Handel's Messiah
Messiah( Visual )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1988 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of the complete oratorio on Dec. 19, 1987
Robert Shaw, preparing a masterpiece by Robert Shaw( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video provides a fascinating and in-depth look at the evolution of a performance of Hindemith's work, conducted by Robert Shaw as part of the Carnegie Hall Professional Training Workshops program
Robert Shaw, preparing a masterpiece( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video provides a fascinating and in-depth look at the evolution of a performance of Mendelssohn's Elijah, Op. 70, conducted by Robert Shaw as part of the Carnegie Hall Professional Training Workshops program
 
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Simpson, Marietta 1954-

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