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Christie, William (William Lincoln)

Works: 945 works in 3,855 publications in 9 languages and 30,903 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Music  Oratorios  Live sound recordings  Film adaptations  Madrigals (Music)  Motets  Musical settings  Psalms (Music) 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Director, Author, Interviewee, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Narrator, Conceptor, msd, Host, Composer, Speaker, Commentator
Classifications: M1500.P87, 782.1
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Les grands motets by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Recording )

45 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In convertendo: Grand Motet pour soli, choeur, orchestre et basse continue / Quam dilecta: Grand Motet pour soli, choeur, orchestre et basse continue / Deus noster refugium: Grand Motet pour soli, choeur, orchestre et basse continue
Medée by Marc-Antoine Charpentier( Recording )

51 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Médée: Tragédie mise en musique en cinq actes et un prologue, H 491. Livret: Thomas Corneille
Atys by Jean-Baptiste Lully( Recording )

59 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atys: Tragédie en musique en cinq actes et un prologue. Livret: Philippe Quinault
Madrigaux à 5 voix by Carlo Gesualdo( Recording )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judicium Salomonis = The judgement of Solomon by Marc-Antoine Charpentier( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Latin and German and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ombre de mon amant : French baroque arias by Anne Sofie von Otter( )

20 editions published in 2010 in 5 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von Otter's mastery of diverse musical genres, crystalline diction and exquisite musicality empower her interpretations of French repertoire. This is her first recording of these French baroque arias
Handel arias by George Frideric Handel( )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcina by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SUTHERLAND, Joan (soprano). BERGANZA, Tereza (soprano). LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. BOYNGE, Richard (conductor)
The official 30th anniversary edition : Les Arts Florissants [with] William Christie by Arts florissants (Musical group)( )

3 editions published in 2009 in Multiple languages and German and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 31. Libretto: Carlo Sigismondo Capece
Le jardin des voix by Arts florissants (Musical group)( )

10 editions published in 2006 in 4 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

39 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
Duetti by Philippe Jaroussky( )

17 editions published in 2011 in 4 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les arts florissants by Marc-Antoine Charpentier( Recording )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Arts Florissants: Idylle en musique, H 487
Il Sant' Alessio : dramma musicale en trois actes (1631) by Stefano Landi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conductor William Christie has put together a new production of this moving work which employs a remarkable eight countertenors
Castor & Pollux by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castor (Jeffrey Thompson) and Pollux (Hadleigh Adams) are twins, born to the same mother but different fathers: Pollux, the son of Jupiter, is immortal; Castor, the son of a mortal, is not. Pollux is the king of Sparta. Castor & Pollux was premiered on 24 October 1737 at the Academie Royale de Musique in Paris. The 1754 revival was first performed in June 1754. This production was recorded live in Sydney in 2013
Medea by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Based on Euripides' classic tragedy of a proud woman betrayed by the man she loves
Jardin de paradoxes by Catherine Chomarat-Ruiz( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names

Christie, William 1944-

Christie, William Lincoln.

Christie, William Lincoln 1944-

Christie, William Melville

William Christie

William Christie American-born French conductor and harpsichordist

William Christie Amerikaans dirigent

William Christie claveciniste et chef d'orchestre français d'origine américaine

William Christie clavicembalista e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

William Christie dyrygent amerykański

William Christie US-amerikanisch-französischer Dirigent und Cembalist

William Lincoln Christie

William Melville Christie Maestro (1944-)

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