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Ainsley, John Mark

Overview
Works: 959 works in 2,022 publications in 5 languages and 18,534 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Musical settings  Songs  Film adaptations  Oratorios  Musicals 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Instrumentalist, Vocalist, Author, Narrator, per, Actor, 805
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Mark Ainsley
Symphony of Psalms ; Three motets ; Mass ; Canticum sacrum by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )
3 editions published in 1991 in Latin and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )
7 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First work recorded February, March, 1929; Second work recorded September, 1933
Brigadoon original Broadway cast recording by Frederick Loewe( Recording )
13 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the original cast recording of ten songs from the 1947 Broadway musical "Brigadoon."
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Recording )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performances of Berlioz's epic masterpiece are rare events--under James Levine's inspired leadership, the stellar cast and the Met's chorus and orchestra triumphantly meet the enormous challenge. Ben Heppner is the legendary Trojan hero Aeneas who escapes the doomed city of Troy and falls in love with the beautiful Queen of Carthage, Dido, sung by the radiant Lorraine Hunt Lieberson in her final appearance at the Met. Deborah Voigt is breathtaking as Cassandra, the Trojan prophetess who sees the looming calamity but is ignored
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )
28 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 268 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
Acis and Galatea Look down, harmonious saint by George Frideric Handel( Recording )
6 editions published in 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dardanus by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Recording )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saul by George Frideric Handel( Recording )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of David's experiences after returning from slaying Goliath
Joshua by George Frideric Handel( Recording )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fairy Queen: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 629. Libretto: Elkanah Settle
Merciless beauty Two English folk songs ; Ten Blake songs ; Along the field ; On Wenlock edge by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An 1821/2 Schubertiad, Complete songs = Sämtliche Lieder = Mélodies intégrales by Franz Schubert( Recording )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in German and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete songs. Sämtliche Lieder = Mélodies intégrales by Franz Schubert( Recording )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in German and English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jephtha by George Frideric Handel( Recording )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jephtha: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 70. Text: Thomas Morell
[Schubert and death] by Franz Schubert( Recording )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in German and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the third and last of three recitals in the series devoted exclusively to the songs of 1816. First two recitals are represented by vols. 17 and 23 of the series
Spring symphony op. 44 ; Hymn to St. Cecilia, op. 27 ; Five flower songs, op. 47 by Benjamin Britten( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Visual )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Photographer-filmmaker William Klein presents a modern interpretation of Handel's Messiah and has created a compelling and musically rich film that mixes the sacred with the profane. Performed in its entirety, the oratorio provides a narrative of Christ's passion and resurrection juxtaposed against images of man's atrocities against man
Der gewaltige Hahnrei Mediterranean songs by Berthold Goldschmidt( Recording )
7 editions published in 1994 in German and Undetermined and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rescue of Penelope Phaedra by Benjamin Britten( Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Rescue of Penelope: Radio-melodrama in two parts: Concert version, s.op. Libretto: Edward Sackville-West / Phaedra: Dramatic Cantata for mezzo-soprano and small orchestra, op. 93. Text: Robert Lowell
 
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Alternative Names
Ainsley, John M. 1963-
Ainsley, Mark 1963-
MARK AINSLEY JOHN
Languages
English (108)
German (34)
French (21)
Latin (3)
Dutch (3)