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Baker, Janet 1933-

Works: 1,661 works in 4,917 publications in 8 languages and 64,848 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Musical settings  Symphonies  Songs  Live sound recordings  Songs and music  Masses  Oratorios  Excerpts 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Narrator, mzs, Other, Actor, Musician, a=c, Editor, s=s, Author of introduction, Conductor, Creator, Scenarist, sax, Interviewee
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Janet Baker
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Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

49 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,392 WorldCat member 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
Les Nuits d'été by Hector Berlioz( )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Nuits d'été: Six mélodies pour mezzo-soprano et orchestre, op. 7. Texte: Théophile Gautier / Herminie: Scène lyrique pour soprano et orchestre. Texte: Pierre Vieillard
Symphony no. 2 in C minor : "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler( )

32 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texts of the vocal portions: Urlicht, from Des Knaben Wunderhorn; Auferstehung by Klopstock
Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

36 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at St. Lukes in London, a live recording of the soaring Mass in B Minor performed with the never-mailed-in performance by the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists led by John Eliot Gardiner during the course of their wildly successful 2014 European tour
Ariodante by Georg Friedrich Händel( )

46 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this complete recording of Ariodante, Alan Curtis, a supreme Handelian conductor and scholar, joins forces with glorious mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato for a dazzling performance of one of Handel's most inspired operas
'Cockaigne' : Cello concerto ; Sea pictures by Edward Elgar( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La damnation de Faust ; La mort de Cléopâtre by Hector Berlioz( )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in French and English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas oratorio = Weihnachtsoratorium = Oratorio de Noël by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weihnachts-Oratorium, Teil 1-6, für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, BWV 248
Requiem, op. 48 [CD] ; Pavane, op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré( )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very best of Janet Baker by Janet Baker( )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dame Janet Baker is one of opera's most legendary voices. This collection showcases some of her very best performances
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy( )

49 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oratorio after words from the Old Testament, Op. 70
Academic festival overture ; Alto rhapsody by Johannes Brahms( )

4 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini( )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en la obra Romeo and Juliet de W. Shakespeare
Symphony no. 8 : "Symphony of a thousand" ; Kindertotenlieder by Gustav Mahler( )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in German and French and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cello concerto ; Sea pictures by Edward Elgar( Recording )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esta es, verdaderamente, la grabación más fina del atractivo y elegíaco Cello Concerto de Elgar. Se tiene en alta estima, casi irracional, en el Reino Unido, en gran parte debido a el afecto universal para Jacqueline Du Pré, la esposa de Daniel Barenboim, cuya temprana muerte de esclerosis múltiple cortó lo que hubiera sido una carrera estelar. Este disco es igualmente significativo por la magnífica interpretación, por parte de Dame Janet Baker, de los "Sea pictures", el único ciclo orquestral de canciones del compositor
The operas of Benjamin Britten : the complete librettos : illustrated with designs of the first productions by Benjamin Britten( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a reference work and record of the original stage realizations of Britten's operas including all sixteen librettos
The Nelson Mass by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded July 1962 (Haydn), July 1966 (Vivaldi), Chapel of King's College Cambridge
Lieder by Franz Schubert( )

37 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pieces from three song collections: Four songs from Ruckert-lieder (text by Friedrich Ruckert) (tracks 1-4) ; Lieder und gesange (texts primarily by Arnim and Brentano, also by Tirso de Molina ; Leander) (tracks 5-15) ; Lieder eines fahreneden gesellen = Songs of a wayfarer (text by Gustav Mahler) (tracks 16-19)
Julius Caesar by Georg Friedrich Händel( )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings, in Latin and English, of Julius Caesar
Late Italian operas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Italian and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded May 1973, Watford Town Hall, London
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The operas of Benjamin Britten : the complete librettos : illustrated with designs of the first productions
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