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Davis, Colin 1927-2013

Works: 3,599 works in 9,789 publications in 10 languages and 123,013 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Operas  Live sound recordings  Symphonies  Oratorios  Drama  Excerpts  Opera adaptations  Chamber operas  Songs 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Other, Arranger, Director, Narrator, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Singer, Composer, Editor, Creator
Classifications: M1001, 782.1
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Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

97 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances of Berlioz's epic masterpiece are rare events--under James Levine's inspired leadership, the stellar cast and the Met's chorus and orchestra triumphantly meet the enormous challenge. Ben Heppner is the legendary Trojan hero Aeneas who escapes the doomed city of Troy and falls in love with the beautiful Queen of Carthage, Dido, sung by the radiant Lorraine Hunt Lieberson in her final appearance at the Met. Deborah Voigt is breathtaking as Cassandra, the Trojan prophetess who sees the looming calamity but is ignored
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

84 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

97 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Jon Vickers sings one of his most acclaimed roles, the tortured fisherman of the title, in Britten's powerful drama. Hounded by the small-minded local townspeople, with only Ellen Orford (Lucine Amara) and Captain Balstrode (Geraint Evans) on his sie, Peter's slow descent into madness is as searing as it is inevitable. Colin Davis conducts, with Lili Chookasian as Auntie and Jean Madeira as Mrs. Sedley
A child of our time by Michael Tippett( )

43 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1938 assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by Jewish refugee Herschel Grynszpan, which led to Germany's Kristallnacht
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's last work is his only major comedy and one of his crowning glories. Judith Raskin and Luigi Alva are the enchanting Fenton and Nannetta who want to be married even though her father, Ford (Frank Guarrera), objects. Ford's wife Alice (Phyllis Curtin) is being wooed by Falstaff (Ezio Flagello) who is also interested in Meg Page (Mildred Miller). Fortunately Dame Quickly (Fedora Barbieri) is a match for Falstaff and teaches him a lesson
Benvenuto Cellini by Hector Berlioz( )

71 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benvenuto Cellini: Opéra semi-séria en deux actes, op. 23. Livret: Léon de Wailly et Auguste Barbier
Werther by Jules Massenet( )

53 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young poet and his tragic love affair with Charlotte, the eldest daughter of the town Magistrate
Symphonie fantastique : op. 14 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

80 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Reveries, Passions - II A Ball - III Scenes in the country - IV March to the Scaffold - V Dream of a witches' sabbath
Tosca : highlights by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

69 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The singer Tosca and the painter Cavaradossi are lovers, but Baron Scarpia also has designs on Tosca, and arrests Cavaradossi for aiding a fugitive. He then offers to spare Cavaradossi by staging a mock execution if Tosca will surrender to his advances. She agrees, but stabs Scarpia to death with a concealed knife. When she discovers that the her lover was really executed, she leaps to her death
Béatrice et Bénédict by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

66 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Béatrice et Bénédict: Opéra comique en deux actes imité de Shakespeare
The planets by Gustav Holst( )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and accompanying illustrations introduce the nine planets of the universe
The turn of the screw by Benjamin Britten( )

35 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 1981 in London
Concerto for piano and orchestra in A minor, op. 54 by Robert Schumann( Recording )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1: Allegro affettuoso 14:43; 2: Intermezzo: Andantino grazioso 5:12; 3: Allegro vivace 10:19; 4: Alelgro molto moderato 12:32; 5: Adagio 6:51; 6: Allegro moderato molto e marcato 10:16
Te Deum op. 22 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

43 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te Deum pour ténor, trois choeurs, orchestre et orgue concertante, op. 22
Symphonie fantastique by Hector Berlioz( )

36 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live at Hitomi Kinen Kodo, Tokyo, on 28 May 1993
Overtures by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

36 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inhalt: 01. Le Corsaire (Der Korsar) op. 21 (Ouvertüre) Allegro assai - Adagio sostenuto - Tempo 1 (Allegro assai) (08:12) 02. Béatrice et Bénédict (Oper in 2 Akten) (Ouvertüre) Allegro scherzando - Andante un poco sostenuto - Allegro (08:05) 03. Les Francs-Juges (Die Femerichter) op. 3 (Ouvertüre) Adagio sostenuto - Allegro assai - Animato - Più ... (11:53) 04. Le Carnaval romain (Römischer Karneval) op. 9 (Ouvertüre) Allegro assai con fuoco - Andante sostenuto ... (08:31) 05. Waverley op. 1 (Große Ouvertüre) Larghetto - Allegro vivace (10:01) 06. Le Roi Lear op. 4 (Große Ouvertüre) Andante non troppo lento, ma maestoso - Allegro disperato ed agitato ... (15:29) 07. Benvenuto Cellini op. 23 (Oper in 2 Akten) (Ouvertüre) Allegro deciso con impeto - Larghetto (10:36)
Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A William Butler Yeats translation of Oedipus Rex performed by the Shakespearean Festival Players under the direction of Tyrone Guthrie.-
Opera arias = Opernarien by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

30 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in 7 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La damnation de Faust : op. 24 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GEDDA, Nicolai (tenor). BASTIN, Jules (bass). VEASEY, Josephine (mezzo-soprano). ALLAN, Richard van (bass). KNIGHT, Gilliam (mezzo-soprano). LONDONS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHORUS. AMBROSIAN SINGERS. WANDSWORTH SCHOOL BOY'S CHOIR. LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. DAVIS, Colin (conductor)
Harold en Italie by Hector Berlioz( )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Harold in Italien, inspiriert von Lord Byron, bringt Berlioz die Bergwelt Italiens mit Glocken und Serenade, Bauern und Pilgern zum Klingen. Das Werk, das die damals geltenden musikalischen Gattungsgrenzen sprengte, war ursprünglich war als Bratschenkonzert für Niccolò Paganini gedacht, der das Werk zwar nie gespielt, Berlioz aber großzügigerweise ein Honorar dafür gezahlt hat. In der Kantate La mort de Cléopâtre stellt Berlioz sein besonderes Talent als Musikdramatiker unter Beweis. Das Werk wird hier von der Mezzosopranistin Karen Cargill interpretiert, Antoine Tamestit ist der Bratschensolist in Harold in Italien. Begleitet werden beide vom London Symphony Orchestra unter Valery Gergiev
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Colin Davis British conductor

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Colin Davis clarinettiste et chef d'orchestre

Colin Davis direttore d'orchestra inglese

Colin Davis englischer Dirigent


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