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Warfield, William

Works: 289 works in 611 publications in 5 languages and 11,383 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Operas  Oratorios  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Narrator, Singer, Author, Speaker, Honoree, Interviewee, Vocalist, hne, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
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Most widely held works by William Warfield
Show boat by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Recording )

34 editions published between 1951 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1966,the Music Theater of Lincoln Center produced a revival of Show Boat that opened July 19 and ran 64 performances before undertaking a national tour. This album includes tracks of their best performances
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

30 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 780 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
Porgy and Bess highlights by George Gershwin( Recording )

21 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction; Summertime: A woman is a somtime thing; Gone, Gone, Gone,; I got Plenty of Nutting; Bess you is my woman; It ain't necessarily so; What you want wid bess? I loves you, Porgy; There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York; Oh Bess, Oh where's my bess; Oh Lawd, I'm on my way
Copland conducts Copland by Aaron Copland( Recording )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and German and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreamer a portrait of Langston Hughes by Dave Brubeck( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Bernstein Omnibus the historic TV broadcasts on 4 DVDs( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hosted by Alistair Cooke. Includes seven episodes featuring lectures, performances, and master classes from legendary conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein
Concerto for clarinet and string orchestra with harp and piano. Old American songs [sets 1 and 2] by Aaron Copland( Recording )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skyward my people rose by William Grant Still( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern American vocal works( )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness. William Grant Still by William Grant Still( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show boat original motion picture soundtrack by Jerome Kern( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

16 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a complete recording of Porgy and Bess taken from a broadcast of a live recording at the Titania Palast, Berlin on September 21, 1952 which was part of a U.S. State Department sponsored world tour that lasted for more than three years
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Copland celebration. vocal and choral works by Aaron Copland( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old American Songs, Set 1 & 2. 1: The Boatmen's Dance 3:15; 2: The dodger 2:06; 3: Long Time Ago 3:12; 4: Simple Gifts 1:45; 5: I bought Me a Cat 2:06; 6: The Little Horses 2:57; 7: Zion's Walls 2:08; 8: The Golden Willow Tree 3:36; 9: At the River 3:12; 10: Ching-a-Ring Chaw 1:31. Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson. 11: Nature, the gentlest mother 3:50; 12: There cam a wind like a bugle 1:33; 13: Why do they shut me out of Heaven? 1:48; 14: The world feels dusty 1:54; 15: Heart, we will forget him 2:14; 16: Dear March, come in! 2:14; 17: Sleep is supposed to be 2:51; 18: When they come back 1:53; 19: I felt a funeral in my brain 2:03; 20: I've heard an organ talk sometimes 1:58; 21: Going to Heaven! 2:42; 22: The Chariot 3:00; 23: In the Beginning 16:30; 24: lark 4:54. The Tender Land. Act One. 1: Gently flowing 1:15; 2: Moderate tempo 4:38; 3: Moderately fast 2:58; 4: Somewhat faster 2:17; 5: With motion 3:39; 6: Moderately 2:04; 7: Trifle slower 4:37 8: Lively and rough 3:20; 9: Quite slow 3:15; 10: Very broadly 1:36; 11: Briskly 2:52; 12: Somewhat slower 11:01; 13: Introduction- starting slowly 2:08; 14: As at first 2:10; 15: Fast tempo 4:03; 16: Broadly 7:10; 17: Still Slower 6:53
A Copland celebration. chamber music and rarities by Aaron Copland( Recording )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera's greatest duets( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show boat original MGM soundtrack by Jerome Kern( Recording )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Warfield : my music & my life by William Warfield( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This book documents the life and times of its author William Warfield
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William Warfield : my music & my lifeContemporary musicians. profiles of the people in music