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Jacobs, René

Overview
Works: 558 works in 2,621 publications in 9 languages and 26,319 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Live sound recordings  Operas  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Excerpts  Marches (Music)  Interviews 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Singer, Arranger, Author, msd, Director, Editor, Instrumentalist, Teacher , Vocalist, Other, Interviewee, Adapter, Contributor, Musician, per, con, l4
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about René Jacobs
 
Most widely held works by René Jacobs
Giulio Cesare by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

31 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handel's eleventh opera, and one of his most successful, Giulio Cesare tells the dramatic and intrigue-filled story of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odeon: 80756
Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Magnificat in D, BWV 243 ; Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis : cantata, BWV 21 by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart told through dramatic readings from his personal letters. Includes interviews with noted personalities and excerpts from numerous musical performances
Orontea by Antonio Cesti( Recording )

24 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orontea: Dramma musicale in un prologo e tre atti. Libretto: Giacinto Andrea Cicognini
La clemenza di Tito K. 621 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under James Levine's persuasive and loving leadership, this first-rate cast demonstrates Mozart's late opera crackles with passion and drama. The Roman emperor Tito (Kenneth Riegel) is besieged by death plots, a massive fire in Rome, and his best friend's betrayal. The young Roman patrician Sesto, sung by Tatiana Troyanos in one of her greatest performances, is besotted by the vengeful and manipulative Vitellia (Elizabeth Connell). An enchanting Gail Robinson is Servilia, Sesto's sister, who is desired by the emperor himself but in love with another man
Il Giasone by Pier Francesco Cavalli( Recording )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giasone: Dramma musicale in un prologo e tre atti. Libretto: G.A.Cicognini
Flavio by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

36 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flavio, Rè de' Langobardi: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 16. Libretto: Niccolò Francesco Haym
Griselda by Alessandro Scarlatti( Recording )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orpheus by Georg Philipp Telemann( Recording )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orpheus oder Die wunderbare Beständigkeit der Liebe: Musikalisches Drama nach der Tragédie lyrique von Michel du Boullay
Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo by Antonio Caldara( Recording )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Die Jahreszeiten The seasons by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

VIENNA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. VIENNA SINGVEREIN. BOHM, Karl (conductor). JANOWITZ, Gundula (soprano). SCHRELA, Peter (tenor). TALVELA, Martti (bass)
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
Saul by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of David's experiences after returning from slaying Goliath
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 334 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
Venus & Adonis by John Blow( )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German church cantatas and arias by René Jacobs( )

26 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 306 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
Admeto, re di Tessaglia by George Frideric Handel( )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jacobs, R.

Jacobs, R. (René)

René Jacobs Belgian (Flemish) countertenor and conductor

René Jacobs Belgisch zanger

René Jacobs belgischer Dirigent und Countertenor

René Jacobs controtenore e direttore d'orchestra belga

René Jacobs śpiewak belgijski (kontratenor), dyrygent

Рене Якобс

Якобс, Рене

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