WorldCat Identities

Thomas, David 1943-

Overview
Works: 393 works in 1,597 publications in 6 languages and 22,067 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Live sound recordings  Operas  Masses  Oratorios  Requiems  Documentary films  Musical settings  Art music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Director, Actor, Vocalist, Narrator, Author, Conductor, Other, Musician, per
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Thomas
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

64 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 969 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
A portrait of Mozart : symphonies, concertos, arias, Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

5 editions published in 1998 and held by 884 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 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

43 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 761 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)
Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel( )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem : K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD #710
The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( Recording )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 505 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
Theodora by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenisk opførelse af Händels oratorium
St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 422 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
Magnificat ; Easter oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Latin and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judas MacCabaeus by George Frideric Handel( )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 14-22, 1992
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and German and held by 386 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
Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conductor Helmuth Rilling has won both fan and critical acclaim for his interpretations of Bach's works. Now the Bach expert is joined by the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart and a cast of talented young soloists for dynamic recording of Bach's Mass in B Minor
Sacred vocal music by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Feb. 2-3, 1981 in the Church of St. Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead, London
Susanna by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susanna: Oratorium in drei Akten, HWV 66. Libretto: Autor unbekannt
Arias for Montagnana by George Frideric Handel( )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verse anthems by Pelham Humfrey( )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Athalia by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs & dialogues by Henry Purcell( Recording )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messiah : (excerpts) by George Frideric Handel( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses selected art masterpieces to visualize the mood of several passages from the Messiah
 
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David Thomas britischer Sänger, Jahrgang 1943

David Thomas Brits zanger

David Thomas chanteur britannique, né en 1943

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Thomas, D. 1943-

Thomas, D. (David), 1943-

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