WorldCat Identities

London Voices

Overview
Works: 675 works in 2,038 publications in 9 languages and 51,540 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Excerpts  Motion picture music  Musicals  Arrangements (Music)  Songs  Film soundtracks  Carols 
Roles: prf, sng, mus, voc, per, cho, drt, col
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by London Voices
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,074 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
O holy night by Luciano Pavarotti( )

35 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O Holy Night features Christmas songs performed by the legendary tenor, Luciano Pavarotti. All songs are sung in his native Italian tongue
Wonderful town by Leonard Bernstein( )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in and and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star Wars. original motion picture soundtrack by John Williams( )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lord of the rings, the fellowship of the ring : original motion picture soundtrack by Howard Shore( )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Renata Tebaldi wringing every bit of drama out of the title role, there are plenty of opportunities for goose bumps here. Add to that Carlo Bergonzi's glowing portrayal of the Enzo, the man she loves and the impassioned Fiorenza Cossotto as the woman he loves, plus one jealous husband (Bonaldo Giaiotti), and an Inquisition spy (Cornell MacNeil) bent on revenge, and you have operatic extravagance at its wonderful best, all set in romantic, mysterious 17th century Venice
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( )

32 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This live recording of Il Trovatore was made on a tour by La Scala in Moscow in 1964, and it has the kind of old-fashioned, blood-red passion that was perhaps only possible with all-Italian casts. Its level of intensity, even wildness, accentuates the plot's melodramatic qualities and makes it hugely compelling. Of the principals, only Giulietta Simionato as Azucena is vocally inconsistent. Dramatically, its possible to forgive her since she is in fact portraying an old woman, but she doesn't begin with performance with the ideal power, although she grows vocally more secure as the performance progresses, and by the last act she is completely engaging, giving full voice to her character's rage. Gabriella Tucci is an utterly radiant Leonora
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
The beautiful voice by Renée Fleming( )

6 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleming, Renee, soprano Tate, Jeffrey, conductor English Chamber Or
The lord of the rings, the two towers : original motion picture soundtrack by Howard Shore( )

7 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca : highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventy years after its premiere, one of Broadway's finest musicals is brought back to life in an acclaimed production featuring a 28-piece orchestra and 30-member cast that includes Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Megan Fairchild
Renée Fleming by Renée Fleming( )

4 editions published in 2000 in and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leading lady of opera in America performs beloved arias of the French (Massenet, Bizet, Gounod) and Italian (Puccini, Verdi, Bellini) repertoire. London Philharmonic Orchestra; Charles Mackerras
La rondine by Giacomo Puccini( )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soprano Kristine Opolais made a celebrated Met debut in Puccini's bittersweet story of love and loss. She sings Magda, a young woman who leaves behind her luxurious existence as the mistress of the rich Rambaldo (Dwayne Croft) to follow her heart and live with Ruggero (Giuseppe Filianoti)--but their happiness is short-lived. Anna Christy is Magda's feisty maid Lisette and Marius Brenciu sings the poet Prunier
La Sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini( )

23 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La Sonnambula" (The Sleepwalker) was first produced at the Teatro Careano, Milan, in March 1831. The libretto, by Romani, the foremost Italian librettist of the time, sets forth a rather childish if simple and natural story of lowly life in a Swiss village. The heroine, Amina, is a rustic damsel who walks in her sleep. Rodolfo, the young lord of the village, has just returned from abroad, and Amina, in her sleep, enters his room at the inn. Amina's wedding to Elvino, a wealthy landowner, was just about to be celebrated. But now the jealous Lisa, the pretty hostess of the inn, denounces Amina, and herself gains the temporary regard of Elvino. Rodolfo proclaims Amina's innocence, but nobody believes him until Amina is seen walking in her sleep, this time over a slim bridge above the mill-wheel. Her innocence is thus confirmed, and the conventional happy ending is assured
Ecce cor meum by Paul McCartney( )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En relativt ukjent side av Paul McCartney, er at han gir ut klassiske plater. "Ecco cor meum" står for: "Se inn i mitt hjerte", og er hans fjerde klassiske album. Albumet er et oraturium i fire akter, og flyter majestetisk avgårde og er flott tilrettelagt for kor og orkester
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Maria Callas's only broadcast from the stage of the Met. Hearing "La Divina" in an actual performance is a unique thrill, and Lucia is a huge part of the palpable Callas mystique. Donizetti's bloody tale of the Scottish lass torn from her true love and forced into an arranged marriage, only to go mad and murder her bridegroom on their wedding night, was the perfect vehicle for Callas's wizardry. Her haunting voice simply becomes Lucia's--every facet of emotion so pronounced that we cannot escape her spell
Sacred songs by Renée Fleming( )

9 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elderly scholar Faust is returned to his youth by the satanic Mefistofeles for the pursuit of beauty and knowledge. In the sordid aftermath of two failed love affairs, he reflects on the illusory nature of worldly beauty, and through a mystical union with the divinity, dies redeemed
 
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Alternative Names

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London Opera Chorus.

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London Voices Choir

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The London Voices

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