WorldCat Identities

Thomas, David 1943-

Overview
Works: 521 works in 1,807 publications in 6 languages and 31,875 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Drama  Operas  Oratorios  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Requiems  Music  Songs  Holy Week music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Director, Actor, Vocalist, Other, Author, Narrator, Conductor, Musician
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Thomas
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

38 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,585 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
A portrait of Mozart : symphonies, concertos, arias, Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

9 editions published in 1998 and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas : opera in 3 acts by Henry Purcell( )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat, BWV 243 ; Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen : cantata, BWV 51 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( Recording )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 'The Fairy Queen,' two artistic geniuses met. The scenario is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream; the music is by Henry Purcell, the greatest English composer of his day. The result is one of the first great operas, a dazzling display of music and emotion that has lost none of its power since its premiere in 1692. Much of the music has come to have a life beyond the opera itself: songs such as "The Plaint," "Thrice Happy Lovers" and "Hark! The Echoing air" now regularly grace the concert hall stage, a delight for singers and audiences alike. This studio recording was made with Australia's pre-eminent independent opera company, Pinchgut Opera, in 2003, and is re-released here in deluxe packaging. The cast features the finest Australian singers (Sara Macliver, Sally-Anne Russell and Paul McMahon to name but three) under the direction of Baroque specialist Antony Walker. The period instruments of the Orchestra of the Antipodes provide accompaniment of vibrant colour and immediacy." -- Jbhifi.com.au
Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel( )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel in Aegypten: Oratorium in zwei Teilen für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 54 / Trauerhymne für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 264
Great opera choruses = Berühmte Opernchöre by George Frideric Handel( )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem : K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

24 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD #710
Susanna by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susanna: Oratorium in drei Akten, HWV 66. Libretto: Autor unbekannt
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rinaldo Alessandrini conducts one of Claudio Monteverdi's works, a piece that is considered as one of the earliest works recognized as an opera
Esther by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esther: Oratorium in einem Akt für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 50b. Libretto: Alexander Pope and John Arbuthnot / Sonate g-Moll für Oboe, zwei Violinen und Continuo, HWV 404
Athalia by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pastoral dialogues by Emma Kirkby( )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodora by George Frideric Handel( )

17 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenisk opførelse af Händels oratorium
Judas MacCabaeus by George Frideric Handel( )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 14-22, 1992
St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and his own superb choral ensemble, Polyphony, in a powerful performance of Bach's most dramatic masterpiece, the St. John Passion. Joined by a starry team of soloists, Layton directs a particularly vivid account of the work, the excitement of the narrative drama contrasting with heartbreaking moments of reflection
The Indian queen by Henry Purcell( )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian Queen: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 630. Libretto: John Dryden and Robert Howard
Coffee cantata = Kaffee-Kantate ; Peasant cantata = Bauern-Kantate by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

16 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht: Kaffee-Kantate BWV 211 / Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet: Bauernkantate BWV 212
Orlando by George Frideric Handel( )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 31. Libretto: Carlo Sigismondo Capece
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and German and held by 408 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
 
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David Thomas britischer Sänger, Jahrgang 1943

David Thomas Brits zanger

David Thomas Brits zanger (1943-)

David Thomas chanteur britannique, né en 1943

Thomas, D. 1943-

Thomas, D. (David), 1943-

Thomas, David bass

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