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Agnew, Paul

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Works: 408 works in 1,420 publications in 7 languages and 22,390 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Music  Oratorios  Psalms (Music)  Motets  Sacred music  Live sound recordings  Christmas music  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Conductor, Vocalist, Author, Musician, Other, Contributor
Classifications: M1500.P87, 782.1
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Publications about Paul Agnew
Publications by Paul Agnew
Most widely held works by Paul Agnew
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( file )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 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
Les grands motets by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 664 libraries worldwide
In convertendo: Grand Motet pour soli, choeur, orchestre et basse continue / Quam dilecta: Grand Motet pour soli, choeur, orchestre et basse continue / Deus noster refugium: Grand Motet pour soli, choeur, orchestre et basse continue
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Taped at La Monnaie in Brussels in May 1998, this production of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo has become an operatic classic in a few short years. Choreographer/director Trisha Brown, conductor René Jacobs, and designer Roland Aeschlimann have created an ideal fusion of words, action, sight, and sound, one that never lets the viewer down and manages to tell the story in an elegant, unusual, and ultimately intensely moving manner
Dixit dominus : classical music for reflection and meditation by George Frideric Handel( file )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 390 libraries worldwide
After several recordings on Ricercar and a first disc on Alpha, Actus Tragicus, containing early Bach cantatas, 'of staggering profundity, purity and beauty' (ffff Telerama), Lionel Meunier and his ensemble Vox Luminis devote this new project to two showpieces by Handel and Bach. Of these two composers born in 1685, the first travelled to Italy in 1707 and made a powerful impression in Rome with the creation of his Dixit Dominus, while the second produced one of his finest compositional tours de force in the Magnificat of 1723/32-35. Two works from the core repertoire of the Belgian ensemble, here fielding combined vocal and instrumental forces, which is perfectly versed in the style and expression of Baroque rhetoric. Vox Luminis is a Belgian early music ensemble created in 2004 by its artistic director Lionel Meunier. Today, the ensemble performs over 60 concerts a year, appearing on stages in Belgium, across Europe and around the world. The size and composition of the group depends on the repertoire being performed but the core of soloists, mostly from the Royal Conservatory of the Hague, is joined by a continuo and additional (orchestral) instrument performers. Its repertoire is essentially Italian, English and German and spans from the 16th to the 18th century. Since its inception, the ensemble is defined by its unity and seduces as much through the personality of each timbre as it does through the colour and the uniformity of the voices. It is more than a fixed repertoire, the ensemble members wholeheartedly communicate their passion for early music and love for the audience
The Christmas story = Weinachtshistorie (SWV 435) ; Cantiones sacre [selections] ; Der 100. Psalm (SWV 36) by Heinrich Schütz( file )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in German and Spanish and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Magnificat ; Easter oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( file )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in German and Latin and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Theodora : HWV 68 by George Frideric Handel( file )
9 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 337 libraries worldwide
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Complete cantatas. L'intégrale des cantatas = Das Kantatenwerk by Johann Sebastian Bach( file )
5 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Complete cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( file )
9 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Complete cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( file )
7 editions published in 2004 in German and No Linguistic Content and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Complete cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( file )
10 editions published in 2005 in German and No Linguistic Content and held by 302 libraries worldwide
Complete Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( file )
13 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 302 libraries worldwide
The enchanted island : music for a Restoration "Tempest" by Musicians of the Globe( file )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
"A Restoration version of Shakespeare's last play, with music by Henry Purcell, Matthew Locke, Pelham Humfrey, Giovanni Battista Draghi and others"--Notes
Sacred concerti and harpsichord music by Matthias Weckmann( file )
7 editions published in 1999 in German and Undetermined and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( file )
4 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Complete cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2004 in German and No Linguistic Content and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Complete cantatas volume 4 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Solomon by George Frideric Handel( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in Undetermined and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Salomo: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 67. Text: Autor unbekannt
 
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Alternative Names
Agnew, Paul 1964-
Paul Agnew Brits operazanger
Paul Agnew chanteur écossais, ténor et haute-contre
Эгнью, Пол
Languages
German (69)
Latin (33)
English (31)
Italian (14)
Multiple languages (1)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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