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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Overview
Works: 8,527 works in 14,998 publications in 6 languages and 335,242 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Operas  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Music  Drama  History  Excerpts  Songs  Cantatas 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Proofreader, isb, Musician, Other
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
The story of India by Michael Wood( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Michael Wood chronicles the history of the Indian subcontinent, focusing especially on the diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes. The world's largest democracy and a rising economic giant, India is now as well known across the globe for its mastery of computer technology as it is for its many-armed gods and its famous spiritual traditions. But India is also the world's most ancient surviving civilization, with unbroken continuity back into prehistory. India's history is a ten thousand year epic but for over two millennia, India has been at the center of world history: birthplace of two world religions, home of an extraordinary spectrum of music, dance, literature, science, mathematics, economics, and a revolutionary idea whose power has yet to diminish. It has seen successive invasions from Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan to Tamburlaine and the British, all of whom left their mark but all of whom succumbed--in the end--to India herself
The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and endlessly branching steam which always seem to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship
In search of Shakespeare by Michael Wood( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This four-part series explores the life of the world's greatest and most famous writer. Mixing travel, adventure, interviews, documentary, and live action sequences with the Royal Shakespeare Company, it presents a biography of one Elizabethan: his life, family and friendships, triumphs and disasters, loves and his losses. Viewers see how Shakespeare's life and work were shaped by his times, how he created some of the greatest literature in the world, and why he is still loved. These films reveal how Shakespeare sums up English history--and the English character too--more than any other person. Decent, humane, open minded, tolerant, witty, bawdy, sexy, diffident, guarded, skeptical, wary of any political system, identifying himself with the "Other" in his great portrayals of black people, women, the poor, Jews-- even evil people--Shakespeare is an artist born out of turbulent times. But as his old friend, Ben Jonson said, "He was not of an age, but for all time."
Attila by Giuseppe Verdi( )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in Italian and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
James Galway's Christmas carol by James Galway( )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carols and instrumental music arranged for flute, chorus, and orchestra in varying combinations
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

56 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 988 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
The pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

30 editions published between 1959 and 2003 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by Arthur Sullivan. Lyrics by W.S. Gilbert. Pro Arte Orchestra; Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Peter and the wolf by Sergey Prokofiev( )

42 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the orchestral fairy tale of the boy who, ignoring his grandfather's warnings, proceeds to capture a wolf
Carmina burana by Carl Orff( )

42 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936. It is based on 24 of the poems found in the medieval collection Carmina Burana
The rake's progress by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

28 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in London, June 1964
Arias by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after her critically acclaimed début at the Salzburg Festival as Susanna In Mozart's Le Nozze Di Figaro, Dorothea Röschmann releases her first solo Mozart CD including among others famous arias from Don Giovanni and Le Nozze Di Figaro. The album is recorded with the Swedish Symphony Orchestra with Daniel Harding conducting
Afro-American symphony by William Grant Still( )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The violin player by Vanessa-Mae( )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concertos by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

3 editions published in 2020 and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony in C ; L'Arlésienne : suites nos. 1 & 2 by Georges Bizet( )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recordings of Sir Thomas Beecham's captivating performances of Bizet's Symphony and his dramatic incidental work, L'Arlésienne
A village Romeo and Juliet by Frederick Delius( )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Village Romeo and Juliet: Lyric Drama in Six Scenes based on the novella Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe by Gottfried Keller
Pete Townshend's classic Quadrophenia by Pete Townshend( )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Who's groundbreaking 1973 album and seminal rock opera gets a classical makeover in 2015 with a full orchestral score written by Rachel Fuller that includes performances by Pete Townshend, Billy Idol, Alfie Boe, and Phil Daniels
Guillaume Tell by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the Swiss archer, William Tell, who attempts to free his town from Austrian rule
A love until the end of time by Plácido Domingo( )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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London National Philharmonic Orchestra.

Members of the National Philharmonic Orchestra.

National Philharmonic of England.

National Philharmonic Orchestra (Great Britain).

National Philharmonic Orchestra, London.

Orquestra Filarmônica

Philharmonic Symphony of London

Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London.

R.P.O.

Royal Philharmonic

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

Royal Philharmonic Orch.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra London

RPO

The National Philharmonic.

The National Philharmonic Orchestra.

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