WorldCat Identities

Faris, Alexander

Works: 158 works in 490 publications in 4 languages and 8,703 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Musical films  Television series  Historical television programs  Film adaptations  Television comedies  Music videos  Television programs 
Roles: Conductor, Author, Performer, Arranger, Composer, Musician, Other, Adapter
Classifications: PN1992.77, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alexander Faris
Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, or The lass that loved a sailor by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

103 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the quarterdeck of H.M.S. Pinafore, Captain Corcoran 's ship and his crew await the coming of Sir Joseph Porter, who is going to inspect Corcoran's ship and marry his daughter, Josephine. But Josephine is secretly in love with Ralph Rackstraw, a member of the crew. they attempt to elope but are apprehended. Through a strange twist revealed by Buttercup, the bumboat woman, all ends happily after all"--Container
Jacques Offenbach by Alexander Faris( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates of Penzance by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pirate apprentice Frederic becomes a pirate because of his sense of duty and he plans to go to the police and have his teachers arrested
Overtures by Arthur Sullivan( )

3 editions published in 1986 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upstairs, downstairs by John Alderton( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upstairs downstairs: The saga of the aristocratic Bellamy family and their loyal and lively servants. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household. Thomas & Sarah: After giving notice at 165 Eaton Place, the enterprising Thomas Watkins and Sarah Moffat make a go of it on their own
The gondoliers by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Italy, this comic opera is a tale of temporarily thwarted love, disguises, confusion and jealousy
The Mikado Overtures to Iolanthe, Patience, the Yeomen of the Guard by Arthur Sullivan( )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rule Britannia( )

2 editions published in 2009 and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patience by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet Reginald Bunthorne pursues the village milkmaid, Patience, but she eventually decides to marry his rival
The Last night an evening of excerpts from Gilbert and Sullivan operas by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Chinese temple-garden by Albert W Ketèlbey( Recording )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irma la douce a musical comedy : original London cast by Marguerite Monnot( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert & Sullivan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten classic musicals from Sullivan & Gilbert
Bolero and other orchestral favourites vol. I by Maurice Ravel( Recording )

2 editions published in 1986 and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Upstairs, downstairs
Alternative Names
Alexander Faris Brits dirigent (1921-2015)

Alexander Faris irischer Komponist

Alexander Faris Irish composer, conductor and writer

Faris, Aleksander

Faris, Alex

Faris, Alexander

Faris, Alexander 1921-

Faris, Samuel Alexander

Sandy (1921-2105)

English (177)

Spanish (4)

German (3)

Catalan (2)

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