WorldCat Identities

Alwyn, William 1905-1985

Overview
Works: 949 works in 1,872 publications in 6 languages and 21,875 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Disaster films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Symphonies  Excerpts 
Roles: Author, Composer, Conductor, Performer, Musician, Bibliographic antecedent, Arranger, win, Other, Editor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Alwyn
Swiss family Robinson by Si Wei( Visual )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This spectacular screen version of the literary classic SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON is full of breathtaking South Seas scenery, hundreds of exotic animals, and treacherous pirates. This heroic tale chronicles the courageous exploits of the Robinson family after they are shipwrecked on a deserted island. Using teamwork and ingenuity, they skillfully overcome the obstacles of nature and transform their new home into a "civilized" community. But the ultimate challenge lies ahead when a band of cutthroat pirates threaten to destroy the Robinson's Makeshift paradise. Capture the thrills, romance, and fun of this unforgettable film!
A night to remember by Roy Baker( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic film drama based on Walter Lord's book about the sinking of the Titanic in 1912. Made in a semi-documentary style, the film offers an honest account of the terrible disaster, and features cameos by stars including Kenneth More, Honor Blackman and David McCallum
The fallen idol by Carol Reed( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between a young boy and his beloved butler turns sour when the boy suspects the butler of murder
Film music : suites by William Alwyn( )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green for danger by Sidney Gilliat( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A postman dies on the operating table at a rural English hospital, in the midst of the Nazi blitz. But was his death accidental?
The film music by William Alwyn( )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concerto no. 1 ; Piano concerto no. 2 ; Overture to a masque ; Elizabethan dances by William Alwyn( )

4 editions published in 2001 and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concertos nos. 1 and 2 by William Alwyn( )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 4 ; Sinfonietta by William Alwyn( )

6 editions published in 2006 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonies nos. 2 and 5 ; Lyra angelica by William Alwyn( )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 4 by William Alwyn( )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 1 ; Piano concerto no. 1 by William Alwyn( )

5 editions published in 1993 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonies nos. 1 and 3 by William Alwyn( )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odd man out( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows"--Container
Symphony no. 3 ; Violin concerto by William Alwyn( )

9 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

String quartets by William Alwyn( )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 5 : Hydriotaphia ; Sinfonietta for strings ; Piano concerto no. 2 by William Alwyn( )

5 editions published in 1993 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabethan dances ; Oboe concerto ; Aphrodite in Aulis by William Alwyn( )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Swiss family Robinson
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A night to rememberThe innumerable dance : the life and work of William AlwynComposing in words
Alternative Names

controlled identityAlban, Wilfred, 1905-1985

Alban, Wilfred 1905-1985

Alwyn, William, 1905-

William Alwyn

William Alwyn Brits componist (1905-1985)

William Alwyn brytyjski kompozytor

William Alwyn compositeur britannique

William Alwyn compositore, direttore d'orchestra e docente inglese

William Alwyn englischer Komponist

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