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Pears, Peter 1910-1986

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Works: 1,625 works in 3,408 publications in 7 languages and 31,735 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Diaries  Biography  Operas  Drama  Requiems  Pictorial works  Music  Stories, plots, etc  Manuscripts 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Librettist, Editor, Translator, Conductor, Singer, Narrator, Author of introduction, Instrumentalist, Adapter, Other, Creator, Speaker, Honoree, Commentator, Musician, Arranger
Classifications: M1500.B827, 782.1
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Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
44 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,084 libraries worldwide
Set in a small fishing community on the east coast of England, the story of conflict between an individual and a society that sees him as an outsider
War requiem by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 878 libraries worldwide
A midsummer night's dream : opera in three acts, op. 64 = Ein Sommernachtstraum by Benjamin Britten( score )
41 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Sound Recording )
44 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 792 libraries worldwide
Musical excerpts drawn from Puccini's Turandot (London 414 274-2) with descriptive narration by Robert Lyall, to promote the upcoming production of the opera on October 21 & 22, 2005 by Opera Grand Rapids in De Vos Hall
A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 506 libraries worldwide
The Blessed Virgin's expostulation by Henry Purcell( score )
27 editions published between 1947 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Seven sonnets of Michelangelo : set to music for tenor voice and piano, op. 22 by Benjamin Britten( score )
5 editions published in 1943 in Italian and English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Transposition um eine kleine Terz nach unten
The holy sonnets of John Donne Songs and proverbs of William Blake ; Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Curlew River by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Curlew River: A Church Parable in One Act, op.71. Text: William Plomer
Seven songs, medium voice by Henry Purcell( score )
19 editions published between 1947 and 1964 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 415 libraries worldwide
The turn of the screw by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Albert Herring: a comic opera in three acts, opus 39, English ChamberOrchestra Benjamin Britten, conductor Sylvia Fisher, soprano Johanna Peters, soprano John Noble, baritone John Brannigan, baritone Edgar Evans,bass April Cantelo Joseph Ward, tenor Catherin Wilson,soprano, Sheila Rex, mezzo-soprano Peter Pears, tenor Libretto included
Serenade, op. 31 for tenor, horn, and strings Less [i.e. Les] illuminations : op. 18 for tenor and strings ; Nocturne, op. 60 for tenor, 7 obligato instruments, and strings by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's enchanting tale is set to some of Benjamin Britten's most atmospheric music, with a libretto taken entirely from the text of the play. Countertenor Jochen Kowalski is Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Sylvia McNair sings his queen, Tytania. The ensemble cast also includes Nick Stahl as Puck, Nancy Gustafson as Helena, Jane Bunnell as Hermia, Kurt Streit as Lysander, and Rodney Gilfrey as Demetrius
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Thomas Mann's celebrated tale of unrequited love and death is given a new perspective in Benjamin Britten's final opera, first performed just a year and a half before this Met broadcast. The composer's long-time companion, tenor Peter Pears, reprises his world-premiere portrayal of Gustav von Aschenbach, the elderly and solitary novelist at the center of the story, who tragically falls in love with the beautiful youth Tadzio (played by a dancer). Pears is joined by two other veterans of the opera's world premiere--John Shirley-Quirk, who plays the seven characters that propel Aschenbach to his destiny, and conductor Steuart Bedford
War requiem by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Acis and Galatea [a masque] by George Frideric Handel( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Acis and Galatea: Masque in Two Acts (First Version), HWV 49. Libretto: John Gay, Alexander Pope and John Hughes
Music for voice and guitar by Peter Pears( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1965 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Twentieth century English songs by Peter Pears( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1964 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Billy Budd, op. 50 by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 libraries worldwide
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Pears, Peter, 1910-
Pears, Peter Neville Luard.
Pears, Peter Neville Luard, 1910-1986
Pears, Peter, Sir
Pears, Peter, Sir, 1910-1986
Pirz, Piter, 1910-1986
SIR PETER PEARS
Пирз, Питер, 1910-1986
Languages
English (314)
Italian (37)
German (23)
Latin (8)
Multiple languages (2)
French (1)
Dutch (1)
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