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Beecham, Thomas 1879-1961

Overview
Works: 3,306 works in 6,339 publications in 9 languages and 50,550 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Oratorios  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Quotations  Anecdotes 
Roles: Conductor, Author, Performer, Arranger, Editor, Speaker, Instrumentalist, Narrator, Composer, Adapter, Commentator, Interviewee, per, con, Honoree, Creator, Author of introduction, Director
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Thomas Beecham
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young ballerina is torn between two forces: the composer who loves her and the impresario determined to fashion her into a great dancer
Frederick Delius by Thomas Beecham( Book )

31 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

73 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sensational new production of La boheme, the inspired concept of director Gale Edwards, is set in early 1930s Berlin, a city of liberal indulgence, glittering Spiegeltents and glitzy cabaret clubs, where no excess is considered too much
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

74 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production was recorded in the Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli in 1960 and is sung in Italian. This CD set also includes excerpts from two other productions; one with Giuletta Simionato as Carmen, recorded in Palermo in 1959 (sung in Italian) and one with Simionato as Carmen and Di Stefano as Don José recorded in La Scala Milan in 1955 and conducted by Karajan
French ballet music by Thomas Beecham( )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scheherazade symphonic suite, op. 35 by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov( Recording )

43 editions published between 1957 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA. MAAZEL, Lorin (conductor). MAJESKE, Daniel (violin)
Symphony in C L'Arlésienne : suites 1 & 2 by Georges Bizet( )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recordings of Sir Thomas Beecham's captivating performances of Bizet's Symphony and his dramatic incidental work, L'Arlésienne
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

50 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

VYVYAN, Jennifer (soprano). SINCLAIR, Monica (contralto). VICKERS, Jon (tenor). TOZZI, Giorgio (bass). ROYAL PHILHARMONIC CHORUS. ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA. BEECHAM, Thomas (conductor)
Orchestral works by Frederick Delius( )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

26 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under James Levine's exuberant and stylish leadership, Mozart's rollicking tale has seldom been such a delight. At the head of the cast is Kurt Moll as the cantankerous harem overseer Osmin. Moll revels in the over-the-top music Mozart wrote to express Osmin's over-the-top emotional jags. Uwe Heilmann (Belmonte) is the Spanish nobleman who must outwit Osmin in order to rescue his beloved Konstanze (Mariella Devia) from the clutches of Pasha Selim (Nico Castel)
Symphonies nos. 3, 5 & 6 by Franz Schubert( Recording )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beecham conducts Delius by Frederick Delius( Recording )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three orchestral pieces by Frederick Delius( )

13 editions published between 1940 and 1942 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of Delius by Frederick Delius( Recording )

17 editions published between 1958 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of conducting great conductors of the past by Sue Knussen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features sixteen of the great conductors of this century in rehearsal and performance. Archival footage complements first-hand recollections of these conductors by some of today's most eminent musicians
Violin concertos by Jascha Heifetz( )

10 editions published between 1934 and 2006 and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First work recorded Dec. 20, 1937 in Symphony Hall, Boston; 2nd work recorded Dec. 17, 1945 in the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Symphonies 99-104 by Joseph Haydn( )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peer Gynt ; etc by Edvard Grieg( )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie fantastique Overture, Le corsaire ; Les Troyens. Trojan march & Royal hunt and storm by Hector Berlioz( )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

30 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ENGLISH BAROQUE SOLOISTS. GARDINER, John Eliot (conductor). MONTEVERDI CHOIR. WATKINSON, Carolyn (mezzo-soprano). ARGENTA, Nancy (soprano). HENDRICKS, Barbara (soprano). RODGERS, Joan (soprano). JONES, Della (mezzo-soprano). ROLFE JOHNSON, Anthony (tenor). VARCOE, Stephen (bass)
 
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Alternative Names
BEECHAM SIR THOMAS

Beecham Sir Thomas 1879-1961

Beecham, Thomas

Beecham, Thomas 1879-1961 Sir, bart

Beecham, Thomas Sir

Beecham, Thomas, Sir, 1879-1961

Beecham, Thomas, Sir, bart., 1879-1961

Thomas Beecham britischer Dirigent, Grnder mehrerer Symphonieorchester

Thomas Beecham direttore d'orchestra e compositore britannico

THOMAS BEECHAM - VICTORIA DE LOS ANGELES

Τόμας Μπίτσαμ

Томас Бичем британский дирижёр, оперный и балетный импресарио

Томас Бічем

תומאס ביצ'ם

سر توماس بیچام

トーマス・ビーチャム

湯瑪士畢勤

汤玛斯比彻姆

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While spring and summer sang : Thomas Beecham and the music of Frederick DeliusBeecham stories : anecdotes, sayings and impressions of Sir Thomas BeechamContemporary musicians. profiles of the people in musicBeechams, 1848-2000 : from pills to pharmaceuticals