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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Works: 7,943 works in 14,019 publications in 4 languages and 311,177 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Songs and music  Oratorios  Live sound recordings  Drama  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Music  Film adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Proofreader, Musician, Other
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join British historian Michael Wood as he takes a look at the sights, sounds, and achievements of India 60 years after it became independent, from its diverse civilization to its potential to overtake the U.S. economy in a few years' time
The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,440 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 streams 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 destroy 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 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate look at William Shakespeare and his world
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

58 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 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
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,018 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( Recording )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carols and instrumental music arranged for flute, chorus, and orchestra in varying combinations
Attila by Giuseppe Verdi( )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

26 editions published between 1959 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by Arthur Sullivan. Lyrics by W.S. Gilbert. Pro Arte Orchestra; Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Symphony in C ; L'Arlésienne : suites nos. 1 & 2 by Georges Bizet( )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recordings of Sir Thomas Beecham's captivating performances of Bizet's Symphony and his dramatic incidental work, L'Arlésienne
Carmina burana by Carl Orff( )

30 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 876 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
Afro-American symphony by William Grant Still( Recording )

18 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yanni live at the Acropolis by Yanni( Recording )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video includes: The most dramatic footage ever filmed of Yanni live in concert -- Backstage interviews with Yanni and members of his band -- Exclusive behind-the-scenes-footage of the making of Yanni live at the Acropolis -- Music not included on the Yanni live at the Acropolis album
The violin player by Vanessa-Mae( )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete Townshend's classic Quadrophenia by Pete Townshend( )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 703 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
A village Romeo and Juliet by Frederick Delius( )

17 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 686 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
Guillaume Tell by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the Swiss archer, William Tell, who attempts to free his town from Austrian rule
The rake's progress by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

28 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in London, June 1964
Legacy by David Garrett( )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David's long-awaited recording of the Beethoven Violin Concerto, coupled with several very commercial arrangements by Kreisler. The album is a true representation of David's dual-career, successfully bridging his unique crossover repertoire with a classical recording career
Le prophète by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Recording )

25 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meyerbeer's grand operas once ruled the operatic world, but they're rarities today. With this performance the Met pulled out all the stops to show modern audiences what all the fuss was about. James McCracken is Jean of Lyden, a simple innkeeper who is proclaimed the Prophet and who leads a religious uprising in medieval Holland. During the turmoil he denounces his mother, Fidès (Marilyn Horne at her spectacular best), and his fiancé, Berthe (a passionate Renata Scotto), turns on him. The opera ends catastrophically but is filled with colorful music
Violin concerto no. 1 ; Scottish fantasy by Max Bruch( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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La traviata
Alternative Names
London National Philharmonic Orchestra.

London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Londonskij korolevskij filarmoničeskij orkestr.

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.


Royal Philharmonic

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

Royal Philharmonic Orch.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra London


The National Philharmonic.

The National Philharmonic Orchestra.

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