WorldCat Identities

Birtwistle, Harrison

Overview
Works: 757 works in 2,563 publications in 3 languages and 19,227 library holdings
Genres: Manuscripts  Musical settings  Music  Biography  Drama  Live sound recordings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Arranger, Composer, Editor, Honoree, Other, Contributor
Classifications: ML410.B605, 785
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Carmen Arcadiae mechanicae perpetuum Silbury air ; Secret theatre by Harrison Birtwistle( Recording )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mask of Orpheus by Harrison Birtwistle( Recording )

16 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recorded live at the Royal Festival Hall on 11 & 12 April, 1996."--Insert
Punch and Judy by Harrison Birtwistle( Recording )

35 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Punch and Judy: Tragicomedy or Comitragedy in One Act. Libretto: Stephen Pruslin
Five chorale preludes by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

15 editions published in 1984 in 4 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melencolia. Ritual fragment ; Meridian by Harrison Birtwistle( )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1st work recorded in St. Augustine's Church, Kilburn, Nov. 20, 1991 ; 2nd work recorded in Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead on Nov. 21, 1991 ; 3rd work recorded in Rosslyn Hill Chapel on Nov. 7 & 9, 1991
Night's black bird The shadow of night ; The cry of Anubis by Harrison Birtwistle( )

12 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works move away from composer Harrison Birtwistle's forceful and monolithic grandeur, of which he has become associated, and have a more reflective, otherworldly and subtle sound, exploring the world of melancholy
The triumph of time ; Gawain's journey by Harrison Birtwistle( Recording )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete string quartets by Harrison Birtwistle( )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret theatre ; Nenia ; Ritual fragment by Harrison Birtwistle( )

8 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Punch and Judy : a tragical comedy, or a comical tragedy : opera in one act by Harrison Birtwistle( )

32 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman and the hare by Harrison Birtwistle( )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Refrains and choruses, for wind quintet by Harrison Birtwistle( )

24 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The triumph of time ; Ritual fragment ; Gawain's journey by Harrison Birtwistle( )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The triumph of time and Gawain's journey recorded at Blackheath Concert Halls, Jan. 1993; Ritual fragment recorded in Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, Nov. 1991
Secret theatre by Harrison Birtwistle( )

17 editions published between 1929 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fields of sorrow : Verses for ensembles ; Nenia : the death of Orpheus by Harrison Birtwistle( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Latin and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world is discovered : six instrumental movements after Heinrich Isaak by Harrison Birtwistle( )

21 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cry of Anubis : for tuba and orchestra by Harrison Birtwistle( )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birtwistle by Harrison Birtwistle( )

2 editions published in 2001 and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragœdia by Harrison Birtwistle( )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shadow of night : for orchestra by Harrison Birtwistle( )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Birtwistle, Harrison

Harrison Birtwistle britisk komponist

Harrison Birtwistle brittisk kompositr

Harrison Birtwistle compositeur britannique

Harrison Birtwistle compositore e clarinettista inglese

Harrison Birtwistle englischer Komponist

Harrisson Birtwistle

Харрисон Пол Бёртуистл

הריסון ברטוויסל

ハリソン・バートウィッスル

Languages
English (177)

German (39)

Latin (2)

Covers
Harrison Birtwistle : man, mind, musicThe music of Harrison Birtwistle