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Taverner Players

Overview
Works: 331 works in 821 publications in 8 languages and 11,498 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Masses  Live sound recordings  Hymns  Classical music radio programs  Operas  Vespers (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, ens, Singer
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Taverner Players
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 870 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
The Carol album seven centuries of Christmas music by Taverner Consort( Recording )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel( )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bride's guide to wedding music by Jeremiah Clarke( Recording )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and his own superb choral ensemble, Polyphony, in a powerful performance of Bach's most dramatic masterpiece, the St. John Passion. Joined by a starry team of soloists, Layton directs a particularly vivid account of the work, the excitement of the narrative drama contrasting with heartbreaking moments of reflection
Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610) by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) GOMEZ, Jill (soprano). (1) PALMER, Felicity (soprano). (1) BOWMAN, James (counter-tenor). (1) TEAR, Robert (tenor). (1) LANGRIDGE, Philip (tenor). (1) SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John (baritone). (1) RIPPON, Michael (bass). (1) MONTEVERDI CHOIR. (1) MONTEVERDI ORCHESTRA. (1) SALISBURY CATHEDRAL BOYS' CHOIR. (1) PHILIP JONES BRASS ENSEMBLE. (1) DAVID MUNROW RECORDER ENSEMBLE. (1) GARDNER, John Eliot (conductor)
Magnificat ; Easter oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Latin and Miscellaneous languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baroque festival by Taverner Players( )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vespro della Beata Vergine : 1610 ; Venetian vesper music by Claudio Monteverdi( )

2 editions published in 1999 in Latin and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 306 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
Music for pleasure and devotion by Henry Purcell( )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and German and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The renaissance of Italian music( )

2 editions published in 2011 in Latin and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Renaissance Period was a vibrant time when knowledge and fine arts flourished. This beautiful set presents a collection of works from some of most popular renaissance composers. From Palestrina to Monteverdi and Gabrieli to Allegri, these composers' ground-shaking, mold-breaking musical ideas have changed the world of classical music as it is known today
Messiah : (excerpts) by George Frideric Handel( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses selected art masterpieces to visualize the mood of several passages from the Messiah
Venetian vesper music from Selve [sic] morale e spirituale (Venice 1640) by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

21 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Dec. 6-9, 1982 in Temple Church, London
Trauer-Music : music to mourn Prince Leopold : BWV 244a by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

4 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas story = Weihnachtshistorie( )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610) ; Selva morale e spirituale (excerpts) by Claudio Monteverdi( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Latin and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas : opera in 3 acts by Henry Purcell( )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ode on St. Cecilia's Day 1692 "Hail! bright Cecilia" by Henry Purcell( Recording )

17 editions published in 1986 in 4 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass in h-Moll by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

2 editions published in 2002 in Latin and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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