Most widely held works by Paul Agnew
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies.
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Les grands motets by Jean-Philippe Rameau ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1994 in 3 languages and held by 246 libraries worldwide
In convertendo: Grand Motet pour soli, choeur, orchestre et basse continue / Quam dilecta: Grand Motet pour soli, choeur, orchestre et basse continue / Deus noster refugium: Grand Motet pour soli, choeur, orchestre et basse continue.
Acis and Galatea by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Spectacle musical sur scène réalisé en direct du Royal Opera House, Covent Garden à Londres le 8 avril 2009. Avec Danielle de Niese (Galatea) ; Charles Workman (Acis) ; Paul Agnew (Damon) ; Matthew Rose (Polyphemus) ; Ji-Min Park (Coridon) ; Les danseurs du Royal Ballet ; Royal Opera Extra Chorus ; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment ; Christopher Hogwood, chef d'orchestre ; Wayne McGregor, mise en scène.
Complete cantatas. Vol. 3 by Johann Sebastian Bach ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in German and Multiple languages and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Markus-Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Les fêtes d'Hébé by Jean-Philippe Rameau ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in French and English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Les Fêtes d'Hébé ou Les Talents lyrique: Opéra-ballet en un prologue et trois jeentrées. Livret: Antoine Gauthier de Montdorge.
Les indes galantes opéra-ballet en un prologue et quatre actes [= opéra-ballet in a prologue and four entrées] (1735) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 206 libraries worldwide
"[E]xuberant production of Jean-Philippe Rameau's second opera...presents four exotic love stories...In Le Turc généreux, Osman sets free his captive, Emilie, whom he loves, so that she may be reunited with her former lover, Valère; Les Incas du Pérou is all about the rivalry of the Inca Huascar and the Spaniard Don Carlos, both in pursuit of Princess Phani; Les Fleurs, fête persane offers a Persian love intrigue, as the Sultana Fatime tries to detect whether her husband Tacmas has his eye on the lovely Atalide; and Les Sauvages takes us to North America, where a Spaniard and a Frenchman compete for the love of Zima, daughter of a native chief, who prefers one of her own people." -- Container.
The Christmas story Weinachtshistorie (SWV 435) ; Cantiones sacre [selections] ; Der 100. Psalm (SWV 36) by Heinrich Schütz ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in German and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Solomon HWV 67 by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Les Boréades "tragédie en musique" en five acts : posthumous opera (1764) by Jean-Philippe Rameau ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 189 libraries worldwide
The mythical tale of a young queen, Alphise, determined to abdicate rather than contemplate an enforced marriage to a descendant of Boreas. Written in 1763, the opera was abandoned in rehearsal for reasons still unclear; Rameau died the following year and the work disappeared from public view for more than 200 years.
Platée comic opera by Jean-Philippe Rameau ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Lyric comedy in one prologue and three acts.
Dixit Dominus by Antonio Vivaldi ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 188 libraries worldwide
La descente d'Orphée aux enfers by Marc-Antoine Charpentier ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Complete cantatas. Volume 4 Intégrale des cantates = Kantatenwerk by Johann Sebastian Bach ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Cantatas. Vol. 1, City of London by Johann Sebastian Bach ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Christmas oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1999 in German and Undetermined and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Magnificat Easter oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in German and Latin and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Il 2o libro de madrigali 1590 by Claudio Monteverdi ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Johannes Passion BWV 245. Part 1 = St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach ( Recording )
29 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Acis (Greek mythology) Aeneas (Legendary character) Anthems Ballets Cantatas, Sacred Cantatas, Secular Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra Christmas music Dido (Legendary character) Drama Easter music England Filmed operas Galatea, sea nymph (Greek deity) Instrumental music Live sound recordings Live sound recordings Madrigals, Italian Magnificat (Music) Masques with music Masses Masses, Unaccompanied Milton, John,--1608-1674 Motets Music Musical films Musical settings Nonfiction films Nonfiction television programs Operas Oratorios Orpheus (Greek mythology) Passion music Perseus (Greek mythology) Psalms (Music) Sacred songs (High voice) with continuo Saul,--King of Israel Secular oratorios Solo cantatas, Secular Solomon,--King of Israel Songs (High voice) with continuo Songs (High voice) with lute Stabat Mater dolorosa (Music) Te Deum laudamus (Music) Televised ballets Televised operas Televised performances Theodora,--of Alexandria, Saint,--d. 304 Vocal quintets, Unaccompanied
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Multiple languages (8)
German, Middle High (3)
Miscellaneous languages (3)