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Harper, Heather

Overview
Works: 895 works in 2,166 publications in 6 languages and 18,895 library holdings
Genres: Music  Musical settings  Drama  Interviews  Film adaptations  Operas  Oratorios  Methods‡vSelf-instruction  Christmas music  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Other, Creator
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
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Publications about Heather Harper
Publications by Heather Harper
Most widely held works by Heather Harper
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
59 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Sir Colin Davis presents a powerful vision for Britten's greatest opera that brings new insights to the dark drama
Symphony no. 8 by Gustav Mahler( Sound Recording )
32 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 639 libraries worldwide
The first part of Mahler's 8th symphony is built around the 4th century Latin hymn Veni, Creator Spiritus (come, spirit of creation). The second part retells the final episode of Goethe's Faust in which the title character finds salvation. This recording also includes the Adagio from Mahler's 10th symphony and is the final installment of the San Francisco Symphony's Mahler cycle
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Sound Recording )
49 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 578 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
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( visu )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and German and held by 555 libraries worldwide
In a small village in England, Peter Grimes is unable to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Sound Recording )
34 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London, November, 1980
Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( file )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Contains the entire opera
War requiem op. 66 ; Sinfonia da requiem : op. 20 ; Ballad of heroes : op. 14 by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Songs of Maurice Ravel by Maurice Ravel( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1984 in French and English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Landmarks of 20th century music ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1968 in German and held by 299 libraries worldwide
A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 281 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
Symphony no. 3 "A pastoral symphony" ; Symphony no. 4 in F minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Theodora dramatic oratorio in three acts by George Frideric Handel( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Judas Maccabeus by George Frideric Handel( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 libraries worldwide
The pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 242 libraries worldwide
First work recorded February, March, 1929; Second work recorded September, 1933
The rape of Lucretia [opera in 2 acts] by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 237 libraries worldwide
The Rape of Lucretia, Peter Pears, tenor Heather Harper, soprano John Shirley-Quirk, bass Bryan Drake, baritone Benajmin Luxon, baritone Janet Baker, contralto Elizabeth Bainbridge, mezzo soprano Jenny Hill, soprano English Chamber Orchestra. Benjamin Britten, conductor Libretto included. Notes included
The turn of the screw by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 228 libraries worldwide
The Turn of the Screw: Opera in Two Acts and a Prologue, op.54. Libretto: Myfanwy Piper
A mass of life by Frederick Delius( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 224 libraries worldwide
THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA. BEECHAM, Thomas (conductor)
Requiem ; Idyll : (Once I passed through a populous city) by Frederick Delius( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 219 libraries worldwide
The symphonies by Gustav Mahler( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Sancta civitas. Benedicite by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 211 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Buck, Heather 1930-
Charper, Chezer 1930-
Harper, Heather Mary 1930-
Languages
English (238)
German (48)
Italian (25)
Latin (7)
French (3)
Dutch (2)
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