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Jacobs, René

Works: 1,009 works in 4,029 publications in 8 languages and 30,944 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Excerpts  Music  Songs  Documentary films  Arrangements (Music) 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Singer, Arranger, Author, Instrumentalist, msd, Director, Editor, Teacher , Vocalist, Other, Interviewee, wst, Adapter, per, Musician, Contributor, Author of introduction, Restager , Narrator
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 )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 767 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
Magnificat ; Cantata 21 by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

29 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comic opera in four acts."
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odeon: 80756
In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 502 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
La clemenza di Tito by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 482 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
Griselda by Alessandro Scarlatti( )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo by Antonio Caldara( )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Croesus by Reinhard Keiser( )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ode on the death of Mr. Henry Purcell ; Songs from Amphion anglicus by John Blow( )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saul by George Frideric Handel( )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of David's experiences after returning from slaying Goliath
Die Jahreszeiten = The seasons by Joseph Haydn( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 404 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
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 394 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
Admeto, re di Tessaglia by George Frideric Handel( )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kantaten und Oden = Cantatas and odes by Georg Philipp Telemann( )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German church cantatas and arias by René Jacobs( )

26 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantatas [BWV 161, 170, 177] by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in German and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
Tamerlano by George Frideric Handel( )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tamerlano: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 18. Libretto: Niccolò Francesco Haym
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Alternative Names
Jacobs, R.

Jacobs, R. (1946- )

Jacobs, R. (René)

René Jacobs

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

رينيه جاكوبس