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BBC Singers

Overview
Works: 968 works in 2,139 publications in 7 languages and 34,433 library holdings
Genres: Oratorios  Drama  Operas  Music  Live sound recordings  Songs and music  Sacred music  Chamber music  Excerpts  Christmas music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Instrumentalist, Musician, cor, Other, Conductor, Vocalist
Classifications: M2000.T57, 782.23
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about BBC Singers
 
Most widely held works by BBC Singers
James Galway's Christmas carol by James Galway( Recording )

26 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carols and instrumental music arranged for flute, chorus, and orchestra in varying combinations
Chorus music by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

17 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alma brasileira : music of Villa-Lobos by Heitor Villa-Lobos( Recording )

6 editions published in 1996 in Portuguese and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child of our time by Michael Tippett( Recording )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1938 assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by Jewish refugee Herschel Grynszpan, which led to Germany's Kristallnacht
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Mann's celebrated tale of unrequited love and death is given a new perspective in Benjamin Britten's final opera, first performed just a year and a half before this Met broadcast. The composer's long-time companion, tenor Peter Pears, reprises his world-premiere portrayal of Gustav von Aschenbach, the elderly and solitary novelist at the center of the story, who tragically falls in love with the beautiful youth Tadzio (played by a dancer). Pears is joined by two other veterans of the opera's world premiere--John Shirley-Quirk, who plays the seven characters that propel Aschenbach to his destiny, and conductor Steuart Bedford
Complete Webern by Anton Webern( Recording )

12 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete edition of the published works. In addition to all the works with opus nos., it includes the pieces published posthumously without opus nos., together with a number of the composer's arrangements."--insert
Introducing the world of American Jewish music( )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mask of Orpheus by Harrison Birtwistle( )

16 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recorded live at the Royal Festival Hall on 11 & 12 April, 1996"--Insert
A Jewish legacy by Leonard Bernstein( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Hebrew and Multiple languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Jakobsleiter : (Fragment) ; Chamber symphony : no. 1, op. 9 ; Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielszene : op. 34 by Arnold Schoenberg( )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in German and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The excursions of Mr. Brouček by Leoš Janáček( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Czech and English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Ausflüge des Herrn Broucek: Oper in zwei Akten. Libretto: Viktor Dyk und F.S. Prochazka. Deutsche Bearbeitung von Karlheinz Gutheim
Fall and resurrection by John Tavener( )

13 editions published in 2000 in 4 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts by John Adams( )

9 editions published in 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first recording of John Adams's 2005 opera, the composer leads the BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with a cast led by Gerald Finley, who originated the role of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Longtime Adams collaborator Peter Sellars created the libretto, drawing from original sources to explore the final hours leading up to the first atomic bomb explosion at the Alamagordo test site in New Mexico in July 1945
Symphony : songs of the soul ; Shir l'erev Shabbat : excerpts ; The final ingredient : excerpts by David Amram( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Hebrew and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T'kiatot : rituals for Rosh Hashana ; Psalm of the distant dove ; Four choral etudes ; A garden eastward by Hugo Weisgall( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred services from Israel( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psalms of joy and sorrow( )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs & choruses, orchestral & chamber music by Anton Webern( )

3 editions published in 1995 in German and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crucifixion by John Stainer( )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recit. (tenor); And they came to a place named Gethsemane; The Agony; Processional to Calvary; Recit. (bass): And when they were come; The Mystery of the Divine Humiliation; Recit. (bass): He made Himself ofno reputation; The Majesty of the Divine Humiliation; Recit. (bass): And as Moses lifted up the serpent; Chorus: God so loved the world; Recit. (tenor and choir): Jesus said: Father, forgive them; Duet: So Thou liftest Thy divine petition; Recit. (bass and choir): And one of the malefactors; Recit. (soloists and choir): When Jesus therefore saw His Mother; Recit. (bass): Is it nothing to you?; The Appeal of the Crucified; Recit. (tenor and choir): After this, Jesus knowing; For the Love of Jesus The Leeds Philharmonic Choir Alexander Young, tenor Donald Bell, bass Eric Chadwick, organ Herbert Bardgett, O.B.E
Piano concerto no. 2 in C major ; String quartet, op. 55 ; Shabbat Ba'aretz = Sabbath in the Holy Land [excerpts] by Jacob Weinberg( )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Hebrew and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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controlled identityBBC Chorus (1935-1973)

B.B.C. Choir

B.B.C. Singers

BBC Choir.

BBC chorus

BBC Kórus

BBC Singers

BBC Singers London

BBC Сінгерс

BBCシンガーズ

British Broadcasting Corporation B.B.C. Singers

British Broadcasting Corporation BBC Singers

British Broadcasting Corporation Singers

Chorus BBC

Coro della BBC.

Wireless chorus

Wireless singers

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