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Wandsworth School Boys' Choir

Works: 306 works in 1,034 publications in 9 languages and 17,629 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Symphonies  Songs and music  Oratorios  Drama  Musical settings  Excerpts  Songs  Requiems 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Musician, Other, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wandsworth School
Tosca : highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

52 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

35 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sutherland, Pavarotti, Caballe, Ghiaurov, Krause with Peter Pears London Philharmonic Orchestra - Mehta, conductor
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

44 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oratorio after words from the Old Testament, Op.70
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

47 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances of Berlioz's epic masterpiece are rare events--under James Levine's inspired leadership, the stellar cast and the Met's chorus and orchestra triumphantly meet the enormous challenge. Ben Heppner is the legendary Trojan hero Aeneas who escapes the doomed city of Troy and falls in love with the beautiful Queen of Carthage, Dido, sung by the radiant Lorraine Hunt Lieberson in her final appearance at the Met. Deborah Voigt is breathtaking as Cassandra, the Trojan prophetess who sees the looming calamity but is ignored
O holy night by Luciano Pavarotti( Recording )

31 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O Holy Night features Christmas songs performed by the legendary tenor, Luciano Pavarotti. All songs are sung in his native Italian tongue
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

39 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elderly scholar Faust is returned to his youth by the satanic Mefistofeles for the pursuit of beauty and knowledge. In the sordid aftermath of two failed love affairs, he reflects on the illusory nature of worldly beauty, and through a mystical union with the divinity, dies redeemed
La Bohème : (highlights) by Giacomo Puccini( )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in Italian and English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La damnation de Faust : op. 24 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in French and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GEDDA, Nicolai (tenor). BASTIN, Jules (bass). VEASEY, Josephine (mezzo-soprano). ALLAN, Richard van (bass). KNIGHT, Gilliam (mezzo-soprano). LONDONS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHORUS. AMBROSIAN SINGERS. WANDSWORTH SCHOOL BOY'S CHOIR. LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. DAVIS, Colin (conductor)
Scenes from Goethe's Faust by Robert Schumann( Recording )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem, op. 5 : Grande Messe des morts ; Symphonie funèbre et triomphale : op. 15 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Symphony Hall, Boston, Oct. 1993
Carmina burana by Carl Orff( )

31 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded June, 1965, no. 1 Studio, Abbey Road London (1st work) and Nov. 1966, Kingsway Hall, London (2nd work)
Judas Maccabeus : (1746) by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judas MacCabaeus by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 14-22, 1992
Symphonie no. 3 by Gustav Mahler( )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the latest highly anticipated release in the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra's Mahler symphony cycle under the direction of its chief conductor Mariss Jansons, the orchestra now turns its attention to the Third Symphony. Like no other, Jansons possesses the ability to integrate all this beautiful detailing into the virtually infinite overarching climaxes that can make listening to Mahler's symphonies such an exciting experience
Te Deum op. 22 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

31 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in 5 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te Deum pour ténor, trois choeurs, orchestre et orgue concertante, op. 22
Salute to Percy Grainger by Percy Grainger( )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A composer with an extraordinary ear for sonority, original in his outlook, sometimes misunderstood, now revered, Percy Grainger is one of Australia's most unique sons, and, in the words of Sir Peter Pears, one of its "most independent and single-minded spirits". Many of these recordings, of vocal and chamber orchestra pieces, were made by Decca in 1968 and 1972 and issued, together with a 1927 recording of Grainger playing his Country Gardens and of Peter Pears and Osian Ellis performing Six Dukes wenta-fishin' in two volumes, with the title Salute to Percy Grainger. The title is retained for this anthology and to it is added Sir John Eliot Gardiner's Deutsche Grammophon recording of The Warriors, presenting nearly two hours of some of Grainger's finest utterances in some of their earliest (and best) performances to be captured on record. Ten of these items [CD2: 1-10] make their first appearance on CD. The performers are a Who's Who of great Decca artists. Benjamin Britten and Steuart Bedford share the conducting duties on the Decca recordings, and the vocalists include Sir Peter Pears, Anna Reynolds and John Shirley-Quirk, together with the Ambrosian Singers and the Wandsworth Boys' Choir. The notes are written by celebrities too Sir Peter Pears and Grainger scholar, John Bird and include affectionate reminiscences. Complete song texts are included. "This is an altogether delightful anthology, beautifully played and recorded by these distinguished artists the recording is an extremely good one" Penguin Guide "the enchantments remain will surely give pleasure" Gramophone
Psalmus hungaricus ; Missa brevis ; Pange lingua ; Psalm 114 by Zoltán Kodály( )

5 editions published in 1992 in Hungarian and Latin and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 295 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
Tosca : (highlights) by Giacomo Puccini( )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in Italian and German and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca(excerpts): Dammi i colori ... Recondita armoni;Mario!Mario!Mario! ... Perce chiuso;Tre sbirri ... Una carrozza;Floria!Amore ... La povera mia cena fu interrotta ... Gia, mi dicon venal;Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore ... Sei troppo bella ... Tosca, finalmente mia!;E lucevan le stella ... O dolci mani ... Amaro sol er te Maria Callas, soprano Chorus of the Theatre National de l'Opera Jean Laforge, chorus master Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire Georges Pretre, conductor
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Boys from Wandsworth School

Boys of Wandsworth School.

Chorus of Boys from the Wandsworth School Choir

Chorus of Boys from Wandsworth School Choir

Knaben der Wandsworth School

Wandsworth Boy' Choir

Wandsworth Boys' Choir.

Wandsworth School Boys' Choir

Wandsworth School Choir.

Wandsworth School fiúkórusa.

Wandworth School Boys' Choir