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Boult, Adrian 1889-1983

Works: 4,274 works in 8,400 publications in 5 languages and 78,721 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Oratorios  Music  Suites  Concertos  Songs  Live sound recordings  Symphonies  Musical settings  Excerpts 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Other, Creator, Author of introduction, Director, Speaker, htt, Arranger, Composer, Contributor, Interviewee, Correspondent, win, dir, Contractor
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
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The pilgrim's progress by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

44 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undoubtedly, John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress is considered one of the most influential books of all time. For many, it is second only to the Holy Bible and has been enjoyed by generations for more than 340 years. This whimsical allegory follows the adventures of a man named Christian who, after discovering a book and, subsequently, having a great burden grow on his back, journeys beyond the forbidden borders of his home in search of the Celestial City and its King
Messiah : arias and choruses by GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL( Recording )

22 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arias and choruses from Handel's Messiah
The planets by Gustav Holst( )

67 editions published between 1965 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BBC Symphony orchestraConductor, Sir Adrian Boult Mars, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Woodwind instruments and their history by Anthony Baines( Book )

16 editions published between 1943 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part One introduces the woodwinds and thoroughly describes each of the orchestral instruments - their design, basic components, construction, variations and idiosyncrasies. Woodwinds primarily in use in military and brass bands and several folk instruments are included as well. Playing technique, matters of acoustics and pitch, types of reeds and reed-making and other related subjects are thoughtfully explored. Clear photographs of the instruments and their components are included along with fingering charts and diagrams. Part Two outlines the history of woodwinds from primitive times to the present, tracing various technical changes, particularly in the more recent processes of mechanization. Throughout, the author writes for the performer, the scholar and the listener
Job : a masque for dancing by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

37 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballet based on William Blake's Illustrations of the book of Job
Academic festival overture ; Alto rhapsody by Johannes Brahms( )

4 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cello concerto by Antonín Dvořák( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The much-anticipated album from the brilliant young American cellist. Alisa Weilerstein is the first cellist for many years to play the Elgar Concerto with Daniel Barenboim, and his decision to record it with her is a major statement
The planets : op. 32 by Gustav Holst( Recording )

34 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook on the technique of conducting by Adrian Boult( Book )

74 editions published between 1920 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis ; A London symphony by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original recordings made in 1971 and 1976; digitally remastered
A pastoral symphony ; Symphony no. 5 in D by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serenade to music ; English folk song suite ; Norfolk rhapsody no. 1 ; Fantasia on 'Greensleeves' ; In the Fen country ; The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( )

44 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 520 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 Planets : op. 32 by Gustav Holst( )

23 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief historical notes included in container insert. Performed by the London Symphony Orchestra with Geoffrey Simon conducting. Includes Holst's "The Planets" followed by a selection by Niccollo Paganini
Enigma variations ; Pomp & circumstance by Edward Elgar( )

5 editions published in 1995 and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 8 in D minor ; Symphony no. 9 in E minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Enigma" variations ; Pomp and circumstance marches : nos. 1-5 by Edward Elgar( )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music makers ; The dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar( )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea symphony by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

43 editions published between 1954 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overtures and preludes by Richard Wagner( )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2003 and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Woodwind instruments and their history
Alternative Names
Adrian Boult Angol karmester

Adrian Boult britischer Dirigent

Adrian Boult Brits dirigent (1889-1983)

Adrian Boult brytyjski dyrygent

Adrian Boult chef d'orchestre

Adrian Boult chef d'orchestre britannique

Adrian Boult director de orquesta inglés

Adrian Boult direttore d'orchestra inglese

Adrian Boult engleschen Dirigent

Adrian Boult English conductor

Adrian Boult Maestro Inglês


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Адриан Боулт

Адріан Боулт

Боулт Адриан

Боулт, Эдриен, 1889-1983

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English (293)

German (27)

French (3)

Latin (1)

Spanish (1)