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Thomas, David 1943-

Overview
Works: 443 works in 1,792 publications in 7 languages and 28,245 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Drama  Operas  Oratorios  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Masses  Music  Requiems  Songs 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Director, Actor, Vocalist, Author, Narrator, Other, Editor, Conductor, Musician, per
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Thomas
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

70 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Handel's Messiah by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, conducted by Christopher Hogwood
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

43 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) KIRKBY, Emma (soprano). (1) NELSON, Judith (soprano). (1) REES, Judith (soprano). (1) THOMAS, David (bass-baritone). (1) NOORMAN, Jantina (mezzo-soprano). (1) EVERA, Emily van (soprano). (1) BEVAN, Rachel (soprano). (1) BONNER, Tessa (soprano). (1) BEVAN, Rachel (soprano). (1) TAVERNER CHOIR. (1) TAVERNER PLAYERS. (1) PARROTT, Andrew (conductor)
A portrait of Mozart : symphonies, concertos, arias, Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

9 editions published in 1998 and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat, BWV 243 ; Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen : cantata, BWV 51 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( Recording )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 'The Fairy Queen,' two artistic geniuses met. The scenario is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream; the music is by Henry Purcell, the greatest English composer of his day. The result is one of the first great operas, a dazzling display of music and emotion that has lost none of its power since its premiere in 1692. Much of the music has come to have a life beyond the opera itself: songs such as "The Plaint," "Thrice Happy Lovers" and "Hark! The Echoing air" now regularly grace the concert hall stage, a delight for singers and audiences alike. This studio recording was made with Australia's pre-eminent independent opera company, Pinchgut Opera, in 2003, and is re-released here in deluxe packaging. The cast features the finest Australian singers (Sara Macliver, Sally-Anne Russell and Paul McMahon to name but three) under the direction of Baroque specialist Antony Walker. The period instruments of the Orchestra of the Antipodes provide accompaniment of vibrant colour and immediacy." -- Jbhifi.com.au
Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel( )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and German and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taped at La Monnaie in Brussels in May 1998, this production of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo has become an operatic classic in a few short years. Choreographer/director Trisha Brown, conductor René Jacobs, and designer Roland Aeschlimann have created an ideal fusion of words, action, sight, and sound, one that never lets the viewer down and manages to tell the story in an elegant, unusual, and ultimately intensely moving manner
Athalia by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem : K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD #710
Coffee cantata = Kaffee-Kantate ; Peasant cantata = Bauern-Kantate by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

18 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht: Kaffee-Kantate BWV 211 / Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet: Bauernkantate BWV 212
St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and his own superb choral ensemble, Polyphony, in a powerful performance of Bach's most dramatic masterpiece, the St. John Passion. Joined by a starry team of soloists, Layton directs a particularly vivid account of the work, the excitement of the narrative drama contrasting with heartbreaking moments of reflection
The Indian queen by Henry Purcell( )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian Queen: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 630. Libretto: John Dryden and Robert Howard
Orlando by George Frideric Handel( )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 31. Libretto: Carlo Sigismondo Capece
Magnificat ; Easter oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Latin and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at St. Lukes in London, a live recording of the soaring Mass in B Minor performed with the never-mailed-in performance by the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists led by John Eliot Gardiner during the course of their wildly successful 2014 European tour
Mass in C minor, K. 427 : "Great Mass" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

14 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvia McNair leads a celebrated group of vocalists in performing Mozart's unfinished mass, the "great" mass in C minor
Messiah : (excerpts) by George Frideric Handel( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Dafne by Marco da Gagliano( )

15 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas : opera in 3 acts by Henry Purcell( )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred vocal music by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Feb. 2-3, 1981 in the Church of St. Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead, London
 
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David Thomas britischer Sänger, Jahrgang 1943

David Thomas Brits zanger

David Thomas Brits zanger (1943-)

David Thomas chanteur britannique, né en 1943

Thomas, D. 1943-

Thomas, D. (David), 1943-

Thomas, David bass

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