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Baker, Janet 1933-

Overview
Works: 433 works in 2,537 publications in 9 languages and 52,126 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Songs  Music  Symphonies  Song cycles  Christmas music  Oratorios 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Narrator, Actor, Other, Editor, Musician
Classifications: M1500.P87, 782.1
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Publications about Janet Baker
Publications by Janet Baker
Most widely held works by Janet Baker
Cello concerto in E minor, op. 85 ; Sea pictures by Edward Elgar( file )
47 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,796 libraries worldwide
This CD is part of an edition released to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, which presents all the major orchestral, choral, chamber and stage works, as well as many lesser pieces and rarities in interpretations by the 20th century's finest Elgarians
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Sound Recording )
50 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,278 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
Symphony no. 2 in C minor : "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler( file )
29 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 929 libraries worldwide
Texts of the vocal portions: Urlicht, from Des Knaben Wunderhorn; Auferstehung by Klopstock
Christmas oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( file )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Weihnachts-Oratorium, Teil 1-6, für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, BWV 248
Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( file )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 784 libraries worldwide
Requiem by Gabriel Fauré( file )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Latin and No Linguistic Content and held by 715 libraries worldwide
La damnation de Faust ; La mort de Cléopâtre by Hector Berlioz( file )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in French and held by 685 libraries worldwide
The very best of Janet Baker by Janet Baker( file )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Dame Janet Baker is one of opera's most legendary voices. This collection showcases some of her very best performances
The operas of Benjamin Britten : the complete librettos : illustrated with designs of the first productions by Benjamin Britten( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini( file )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Basada en la obra Romeo and Juliet de W. Shakespeare
Lieder by Franz Schubert( file )
26 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in German and English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
RCA Victor chorale of men's voices ; Robert Shaw, con ; Frank Glazer, piano
The music makers ; The dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar( file )
12 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 libraries worldwide
This CD is part of an edition released to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, which presents all the major orchestral, choral, chamber and stage works, as well as many lesser pieces and rarities in interpretations by the 20th century's finest Elgarians
Hodie : a Christmas cantata by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 525 libraries worldwide
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. WILLCOCKS, David (conductor). BACH CHOIR. CHORISTERS OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY. BAKER, Janet (mezzo-soprano). LEWIS, Richard (tenor). SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John (baritone)
Nelson mass by Joseph Haydn( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 520 libraries worldwide
Recorded July 1962 (Haydn), July 1966 (Vivaldi), Chapel of King's College Cambridge
Baker by Janet Baker( file )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 390 libraries worldwide
La clemenza di Tito : K. 621 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 381 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
Gurre-Lieder by Arnold Schoenberg( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 223 libraries worldwide
The Gurzenich-Orchester of Cologne has a pedigree second to none. It can count Gustav Mahler and Richard Strauss among those who have entrusted it with premieres of their works
Full circle : an autobiographical journal by Janet Baker( Book )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Elijah : op. 70 by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1995 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Recorded Jan. 1991, St. John's, London
 
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