Most widely held works by Benjamin Luxon
The marriage of Figaro a comic opera in 4 acts ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in Italian and held by 726 libraries worldwide
Opera based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville.
Die Fledermaus ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in German and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Baron von Eisenstein is supposed to go to jail for eight days for a minor offense, but decides to attend a ball first. When the governor of the jail comes to take him away he finds the Baroness entertaining a former suitor. To avoid difficulty she persuades the suitor to pose as her husband and go to jail for a night. She then goes to the ball alone and faces other complications. The next morning everyone arrives at the jail and all confusions are eventually cleared up.
Die tote Stadt by Erich Wolfgang Korngold ( Recording )
31 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 425 libraries worldwide
War requiem op. 66 by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Don Giovanni ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in Italian and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Mozart's version of the Don Juan legend.
Owen Wingrave [an opera for television in two acts, op. 85 by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
27 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Orlando Paladino ; dramma eroicomico ] Nunziato Porta by Joseph Haydn ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Mozart's The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Mozart at the Glyndebourne with Bernard Haitink conducting the London Philharmonic and unusual set design by David Hockney.
Samson by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Belshazzar's feast Suite from Henry V by William Walton ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Grosse Messe c-moll, KV 427 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 245 libraries worldwide
The rape of Lucretia [opera in 2 acts by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Riders to the sea opera in one act (after Synge) by Ralph Vaughan Williams ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Dance on a moonbeam by Bill Crofut ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Bill Crofut's final album includes traditional folk and children's songs, musical settings of poetry and short readings from Shakespeare.
The apostles by Edward Elgar ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 215 libraries worldwide
This CD is part of an edition released to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, which presents all the major orchestral, choral, chamber and stage works, as well as many lesser pieces and rarities in interpretations by the 20th century's finest Elgarians.
L'incontro improvviso by Joseph Haydn ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 200 libraries worldwide
An effervescent comedic opera which includes Viennese dance music and an escapist plot.
Phaedra The rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 196 libraries worldwide
A mass of life by Frederick Delius ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Kleine Dreigroschenmusik Concerto for violin and wind orchestra, op. 12 = Konzert für Violine und Blasorchester = Concerto pour violon et orchestre d'instruments à vent ; Mahagonny-Songspiel by Kurt Weill ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Belshazzar Brecht, Bertolt,--1898-1956 Cantatas, Sacred Carols Children's songs Chorales Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra Choruses, Sacred (Women's voices) with orchestra Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra Christmas music Concertos (Violin with instrumental ensemble) Cultural television programs Don Juan (Legendary character) Drama Film adaptations Films--for English speakers Folk songs, English German language Great Britain Keyboard instrument music Magnificat (Music) Masses Motion picture music--Excerpts, Arranged Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus,--1756-1791 Music Musicals Musical settings Music--Instruction and study Nonfiction television programs Operas Operas--Excerpts Oratorios Owen, Wilfred,--1893-1918 Passion music Popular music Racine, Jean,--1639-1699 Requiems Solo cantatas, Secular (Medium voice) Song cycles Songs, English Songs (High voice) with continuo Songs (High voice) with piano Songs (Medium voice) with continuo Songs (Medium voice) with piano Suites (Instrumental ensemble) Suites (Orchestra), Arranged Te Deum laudamus (Music) Televised operas Vocal duets with piano Vocal music
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Multiple languages (7)
Miscellaneous languages (3)
English, Middle (1)