WorldCat Identities

Jones, Della

Works: 487 works in 1,593 publications in 7 languages and 24,040 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Music  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Fiction  Art music  Internet videos  Educational films  Sacred music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, Other, Musician
Classifications: M1500.P87, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Della Jones
Candide by Voltaire( Recording )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this witty political satire, a gentleman plagued by misfortune clings to the belief that "all is for the best," Voltaire mocks the "eternal optimist" philosophy of his day that proclaimed human and natural disasters part of a larger cosmic plan. - Container
Alcina by George Frideric Handel( )

45 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SUTHERLAND, Joan (soprano). BERGANZA, Tereza (soprano). LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. BOYNGE, Richard (conductor)
The cloud messenger, etc. by Gustav Holst( )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and Multiple languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded June 4, 5, and 9, 1990 in St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London
A midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'été by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and German and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
Gloriana by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloriana: Opera in Three Acts, op.53. Libretto: William Plomer
Julius Caesar : a critical guide by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

37 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A studio performance of one of Handel's best known operas by the English National Opera. The Opera, a tale of love and power based on Shakespeare's play, was first performed in 1724 at the Haymarket Theatre in London using castrati singers in the heroes roles. This lavish production follows modern practice in using women in these parts, and in particular, Dame Janet Baker creates the virtuoso role of Julius Caesar
Solomon by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 493 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)
Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, or The lass that loved a sailor by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 465 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
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( )

28 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Settings of poems by W.H. Auden by Della Jones( )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stabat Maters van diverse componisten
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 360 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
Manuel de Falla's Spain by Manuel de Falla( )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suor Angelica by Giacomo Puccini( )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English song by Peter Pears( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resurrection by Peter Maxwell Davies( )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the South Bank Centre, London, Dec. 1993
The bear by William Walton( )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bear: An Extravaganza in One Act. Libretto: Paul Dehn
The morning watch ; Symphony no. 9 : Sinfonia sacra by Edmund Rubbra( )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Julie : opera in two acts by William Alwyn( )

18 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Julius Caesar : a critical guide
Alternative Names
Della Jones artiste lyrique

Della Jones Brits zangeres

Della Jones cantores opera o Gymru

Della Jones velšská pěvkyně

Della Jones walisische Opern- und Konzertsängerin

Della Jones Welsh mezzo-soprano