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Davis, Colin 1927-2013

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Works: 3,291 works in 6,850 publications in 7 languages and 64,409 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Stories, plots, etc  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Oratorios  Methods‡vSelf-instruction  Interviews  Christmas music 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, per, Narrator, Arranger, Director, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Author of introduction, Composer, Other, con, Singer, nd
Classifications: M1001, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Colin Davis
 
Most widely held works by Colin Davis
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

57 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,275 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
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

48 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 898 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
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

45 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 776 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
Symphonie fantastique op. 14 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

57 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie fantastique en cinq parties: Episode de la vie d'un artiste, op.14
Benvenuto Cellini [Opéra-comique in two acts and four tableaux] by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

32 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlioz's opera about the legendary hot-blooded Florentine sculptor and goldsmith is a rarity. But under James Levine's masterful conducting the huge and complex score dazzles like one of Cellini's artworks. Marcello Giordani is Benventuo Cellini, who must finish a statue of Perseus for Pope Clement (Robert Lloyd) by nightfall or be hanged as a murderer and rapist. Against all the odds, including the conniving of his vicious rival Fieramosca (Peter Coleman-Wright), Cellini's artistry triumphs, and he can finally be with the woman he loves, Teresa (Isabel Bayrakdarian)
A child of our time by Michael Tippett( Recording )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 572 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
The world theatre of Wagner : a celebration of 150 years of Wagner productions by Charles Osborne( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Zauberflöte K. 620 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in German and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

41 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small village in England, Peter Grimes is unable to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople
Béatrice et Bénédict by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

34 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Béatrice et Bénédict: Opéra comique en deux actes imité de Shakespeare
La damnation de Faust by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

31 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baritone solo in French
L'enfance du Christ a sacred triology, op. 25 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

41 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PEARS, Peter (tenor). ST ANTHONY SINGERS. GOLDSBOROUGH ORCHESTRA. DAVIS, Colin (conductor)
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 30-Apr. 15, 1932 at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Roméo et Juliette op. 17 ; dramatische Sinfonie nach Shakespeares Trauerspiel by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

49 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roméo et Juliette: Symphonie dramatique avec choeurs, solos de chant et prologue en récitatif choral, op.17. Texte: Emile Deschamps
Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

19 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni K. 527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in Italian and English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie fantastique, op. 14 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

47 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 385 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
Così fan tutte K. 588 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

17 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The London symphonies. Nos. 95, 96, 98, 102, 103, 104 by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

5 editions published in 1994 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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