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Geoffrey Mitchell Choir

Overview
Works: 407 works in 1,158 publications in 2 languages and 25,585 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Musical settings  Songs and music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Songs  Music  Drama  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Conductor, Other
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
The Planets : op. 32 by Gustav Holst( )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enigma variations by Edward Elgar( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Variations on an Original Theme: Enigma-Variations, op. 36 / Pomp and Circumstance: Five Marches, op. 39
The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This abridged English-language version of Mozart's immortal opera, seen at the Met as the annual holiday presentation for families, is conducted by renowned Mozartian Jane Glover. Alek Shrader stars as Tamino, the young prince who finds himself on a quest to rescue and win the beautiful Pamina, sung by Heidi Stober. Nathan Gunn is Tamino's companion, the birdcatcher Papageno, and Eric Owens sings Sarastro, the man who holds Pamina captive--to protect her from her mother, the evil Queen of the Night, sung by Kathryn Lewek
Wozzeck by Alban Berg( )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on real events and playwright Georg Büchner's starkly vehement text, Alban Berg's tragic opera is an epoch-making work, in stark contrast to the previous high romantic ideals of the genre, that led Schoenberg to exclaim 'now that's what I call an opera!'
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy old bachelor decides to take a pretty young wife, he is--this being opera--in for trouble. Especially when that wife is the enchanting Reri Grist. Fernando Corena sings the matrimonially inclined title hero, whose plan to disinherit his nephew--the suave, mesmerizing Alfredo Kraus--backfires with more than a little help from Tom Krause's Dr. Malatesta
Die Hochzeit des Figaro = Le nozze di Figaro : Querschnitt in deutsch = Highlights sung in German by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor. The two accompanying CDs contain the complete opera sung in Italian
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete operas sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the librettos with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composers, biographies of the principal singers and conductors
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sutherland, Pavarotti, Caballe, Ghiaurov, Krause with Peter Pears London Philharmonic Orchestra - Mehta, conductor
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian, and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
The thieving magpie by Gioachino Rossini( )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance features the legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson in her history-making Met debut role of Ulrica, the fortune-teller. At first her predictions are all good news. But who would believe the best friend of the king would actually murder him? Absurd. That's what the king (Jan Peerce) thinks. But he loves Amelia (Zinka Milanov), the wife of his friend Renato (Robert Merrill). And when Renato discovers them together, he joins the plot against the king. This is Verdian passion at its best
Sir Charles Mackerras conducts Mozart's Così by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera about the captain of an infamous Dutch ghost ship who can be freed only by a woman who consents to marry him
The original Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Carmen by Georges Bizet( )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and French and held by 363 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
The elixir of love by Gaetano Donizetti( )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Faust by Charles Gounod( )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the Afghan guerrillas in 1986-1987, including a discussion between the author and Col. Danis Turlais, Commander of the Latvian Defence Forces, who served in the Soviet Army Headquarters in Kabul
Madam Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
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French (1)