WorldCat Identities

McCarthy, John 1919-2009

Overview
Works: 837 works in 2,057 publications in 5 languages and 10,197 library holdings
Genres: Music  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Operas  Drama  Televised operas  Music videos  Musical films  Television adaptations  Film adaptations 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Other, Arranger, Author, Director, Instrumentalist, Translator, Editor
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John McCarthy
Semele by George Frideric Handel( )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Orfeo by Ferdinando Bertoni( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orfeo ed Euridice: Azione teatrale in tre atti. Libretto: Ranieri de Calzabigi
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( )

17 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 254 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
5 masses by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina( )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto : Opera in three acts] by Giuseppe Verdi( )

1 edition published in 1996 in Italian and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Julie classic Broadway by Julie Andrews( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. On a clear day 2. A cock-eyed optimist 3. Hello, young lovers 4. Here I'll stay 5. My fair lady suite: Overture / Wouldn't it be loverly / Let a woman / Just you wait / Poor Professor Higgins / The rain in Spain / You did it / Show me / I could have danced all night / I've grown accustomed to his face 6. Getting to know you 7. Living in shadows 8. Bewitched 9. I have dreamed 10. My funny Valentine 11. Camelot suite: Camelot / The simple joys of maidenhood / How to handle a woman / If ever I would leave you / What the simple folks do / I loved you once in silence / Guinevere / Camelot 12. Crazy world 13. If I loved you 14. Edelweiss 15. The sound of music
Gregorian chant by Catholic Church( Recording )

22 editions published between 1961 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two masses by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina( )

in Latin and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of pirates who can't seem to make piracy pay, fall in love with the ten daughters of a major general
The Rossini tenor by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Japanese town of Titipu, a wandering minstrel, Nanki-Poo is searching for Yum-Yum, one of "Three little maids from school" with whom he has fallen in love. But Yum-Yum is betrothed to Ko-Ko, the Lord High Executioner Ko-Ko is under pressure from the absent Mikaso to perform an execution and persuades the suicidal Nanki-Poo to be his victim. The fact that Nanki-Poo is in fact the heir to the throne of Japan creates an awkward situation when the Mikado arrives in person
H.M.S. Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the captain and crew of the H.M.S. Pinafore, and First Sea Lord Sir Joseph Porter, who loves the captain's daughter, Josephine--who loves Ralph the Boatswain. Through a strange twist, Ralph and the captain end up exchanging places, and all ends happily
Le prophète; [opera in five acts by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Recording )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 154 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
Broadway : here I'll stay by Julie Andrews( Recording )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notre Dame Mass and Gregorian proper for the Feast of the Assumption by Guillaume( Recording )

7 editions published in 1968 in 4 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1st work performed from ed. prepared by A. Deller, in part from De Van's ed. of Machaut's works, v.1 (1949) ; 2nd and 3rd works perofrmed from ed. prepared by A. Deller, in part from Die Drei und vierstimmigen Notre-Dame-Organa, edited by H. Hussman (1940)
Mass, Sine nomine ; Mass, Ecce ego Joannes by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina( Recording )

3 editions published in 1964 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert & Sullivan's Iolanthe, or The peer and the peri by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iolanthe used to be the life and soul of Fairyland but was banished 25 years ago for marrying a mortal. Now, pardoned by the Fairy Queen she returns as a beautiful teenager, but with a 24-year-old son, Strephon, who is half fairy, half mortal. He is in love with Phyllis, a ward of the rather susceptible Lord Chancellor. For a while, these complications wreck havoc with the proceedings of the House of Lords, giving Gilbert a chance to poke fun at that august institution
Requiem, op. 9 ; Danse lente, op. 6, no. 2 by Maurice Duruflé( Recording )

3 editions published in 1977 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet Reginald Bunthorne pursues the village milkmaid, Patience, but she eventually decides to marry his rival
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride
Alternative Names
Mac Carthy, John.

Mac Carthy John 1919-2009

MacCarthy, Eugene Patrick John 1919-2009

MacCarthy, John.

MacCarthy John 1919-2009

Mak-Karti, Džon.

Makkarti, Džon.

Mc Carthy, John.

Mc Carthy John 1919-2009

McCarthy, Eugene Patrick John.

McCarthy, Eugene Patrick John 1919-2009

McCarthy, John dirigent

McCathy, John 1919-2009

Languages
English (43)

Italian (34)

Latin (21)

German (10)

French (4)

Covers
Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride