WorldCat Identities

Harper, Heather

Overview
Works: 975 works in 2,651 publications in 9 languages and 29,449 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Operas  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Drama  Oratorios  Symphonies  Chamber operas  Opera adaptations  Excerpts 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, Other, Creator, Composer, Musician
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Heather Harper
Symphony no. 8 by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

57 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,077 WorldCat member 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
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

79 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Colin Davis presents a powerful vision for Britten's greatest opera that brings new insights to the dark drama
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

62 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 939 WorldCat member 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
The turn of the screw by Benjamin Britten( )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 1981 in London
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Recording )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London, November, 1980
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

33 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 525 WorldCat member 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
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comic opera in four acts."
War requiem : op. 66 ; Sinfonia da requiem : op. 20 ; Ballad of heroes : op. 14 by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judas Maccabeus : (1746) by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

15 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of opera's most original Shakespeare adaptations comes to live in this broadcast with James Conlon conducting a youthful ensemble cast of rising stars, led by Iestyn Davies and Kathleen Kim as Oberon and Tytania, King and Queen of the fairies. The quartet of lovers is portrayed by Elizabeth DeShong (Hermia), Joseph Kaiser (Lysander), Erin Wall (Helena), and Michael Todd Simpson (Demetrius). Matthew Rose sings the donkey-headed Bottom and Riley Costello is the mischievous Puck
Phaedra ; The rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten( )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at The Maltings, Snape, England, July 1970 (2nd work) and All Saints', Petersham, England, Mar. 1977 (1st work)
The symphonies by Gustav Mahler( )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in German and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berstein's acclaimed 1980's cycle of Mahler's symphonies, recorded with three virtuoso orchestras, released to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Mahler's birth
The seasons by Joseph Haydn( )

18 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heather Harper, soprano; Ryland Davies, tenor; John Shirley-Quirk, bass; B.B.C. Chorus and Symphony Orchestra; Colin Davis, conductor
The creation ; Missa in tempore belli by Joseph Haydn( )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates of Penzance ; Overtures by Arthur Sullivan( )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea symphony by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

25 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of Maurice Ravel by Maurice Ravel( Recording )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in French and English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodora by George Frideric Handel( )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenisk opførelse af Händels oratorium
Four last songs : songs with orchestras by Richard Strauss( )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in German and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( )

21 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member 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
 
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Buck, Heather 1930-

Charper, Chezer 1930-

Harper, Heather 1930-

Harper, Heather Mary 1930-

Heather Harper artiste lyrique

Heather Harper britische Sopranistin

Heather Harper soprano irlandese

Heather Harper soprano nord-irlandesa

Heather Harper zangeres uit Ierland

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התר הארפר

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