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Philharmonia Orchestra (London, England)

Works: 7,255 works in 15,309 publications in 5 languages and 343,137 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Songs and music  Excerpts  Song cycles  Songs  Music  Concertos  Cantatas 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Conductor, Other
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by England) Philharmonia Orchestra (London
Tosca : highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

44 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( )

53 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in German and Undetermined and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Bohm's only studio version of the work was recorded in 1958. When Deutsche Grammophon originally planned to record the work, there were already two rival versions on the market: the Decca recording under Erich Kleiber and EMI's version under Herbert von Karajan. Karajan's recording was made in December 1956 and should have included Irmgard Seefried as Octavian and Rita Streich as Sophie, but in both cases cast changes became necessary: Seefried was replaced by the young Christa Ludwig, and pregnancy forced Rita Streich to withdraw. As a result, Deutsche Grammophon was able to use both these singers for its own recording exactly two years later. It boasts a wonderful cast, with the full-throated Marianne Schech as the Marschallin, Irmgard Seefried bringing a range of colour to the 'trouser' role of Octavian, Rita Streich light and exquisite as Sophie, and a rounded, lyrical portrait of Faninal from Fischer-Dieskau. The recording also reunited Bohm with his 'old' orchestra, the Dresden Staatskapelle, an orchestra often referred to as the Zauberharfe or Magic Harp for the fluent and airborne quality of its sound
Piano concertos = Klavierkonzerte : No. 20 K. 466 & No. 27 K. 595 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

60 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded March, 1980, Kingsway Hall, London
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )

48 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's last work is his only major comedy and one of his crowning glories. Judith Raskin and Luigi Alva are the enchanting Fenton and Nannetta who want to be married even though her father, Ford (Frank Guarrera), objects. Ford's wife Alice (Phyllis Curtin) is being wooed by Falstaff (Ezio Flagello) who is also interested in Meg Page (Mildred Miller). Fortunately Dame Quickly (Fedora Barbieri) is a match for Falstaff and teaches him a lesson
The planets by Gustav Holst( )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and accompanying illustrations introduce the nine planets of the universe
Violin concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horn concertos by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

57 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hornkonzert Nr. 1 D-Dur, KV 412 / Hornkonzert Nr. 2 Es-Dur, KV 417 / Hornkonzert Nr. 3 Es-Dur, KV 447 / Hornkonzert Nr. 4 Es-Dur, KV 495 / Rondo Es-Dur für Horn und Orchester, KV 371 / Konzertsatz Es-Dur für Horn und Orchester, KV 494a
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

48 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The well loved team of Waltraud Meier and Placido Domingo join conductor Daniel Barenboim in a complete recording of Beethoven's intense and dramatic opera
Capriccio by Richard Strauss( )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in German and English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiri Te Kanawa gives an elegant and touching performance in one of her greatest roles, the wealthy and cultured young Countess Madeleine, who must choose between her two artist suitors: the composer Flamand (David Kuebler) and the poet Olivier (Simon Keenlyside). Jan-Hendrik Rootering is La Roche, the temperamental theater director whose troupe entertains the Countess. Wolfgang Brendel is her brother, the Count, and Kathryn Harries sings the actress Clairon. Andrew Davis conducts
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in 2 acts
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( )

36 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in German and English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical excerpts drawn from Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus (EMI Classics 5 73851 2) with descriptive narration by Robert Lyall, to promote the upcoming production of the opera on April 29 & 30, 2005 by Opera Grand Rapids in De Vos Hall
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( )

49 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Maria Callas's only broadcast from the stage of the Met. Hearing "La Divina" in an actual performance is a unique thrill, and Lucia is a huge part of the palpable Callas mystique. Donizetti's bloody tale of the Scottish lass torn from her true love and forced into an arranged marriage, only to go mad and murder her bridegroom on their wedding night, was the perfect vehicle for Callas's wizardry. Her haunting voice simply becomes Lucia's--every facet of emotion so pronounced that we cannot escape her spell
Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

72 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Italian soldiers test the faithfulness of their respective lovers by faking their departure to battle, reappearing in disguise as Albanians and proceeding to court them
Così fan tutte (Highlights) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

40 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schwarzkopf samlingen
Carmina burana by Carl Orff( )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,100 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
Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

22 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die lustige Witwe = The merry widow = La veuve joyeuse by Franz Lehár( Recording )

34 editions published between 1863 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS. MATACIC, Lovro von (conductor) STEFFEK, Hanny (soprano). SCHWARZKOPF, Elisabeth (soprano). GEDDA, Nicolai (Tenor). KNAPP, Josef (baritone). WAECHTER, Eberhard (baritone)
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

25 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording of Rossini's famous comic opera was recorded in 1957, in Kingsway Hall, London, and digitally remastered in 1997
Horn concertos by Richard Strauss( )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Tosca : highlights
Alternative Names

controlled identityNew Philharmonia Orchestra

Das Neue Philharmonia-Orchester

Das Philharmonia Orchester.

Festival Orchestra (London, England)

Festival Orchestra (Londýn, Anglie)

London Orchestra "Philharmonia"

London Philharmonia Orchestra

Londonskiĭ orkestr "Filarmonii︠a︡"

Londonskij Ork.

Londonskij orkestr "Filarmoniâ".

Neue Philharmonia Orchester London.

Neues Philharmonia-Orchester

New Philharmonia

New Philharmonia Orchestra.

New Philharmonia Orchestra London.

New philharmonia orchestra (Londres)

New Philharmonia Zenekar.

New Philharmonic Orchestra

"New-Philharmonic" Orchestra (London).


Nueva Orquestra Filarmonia.

Orchestr Philharmonia.

Orchestra philharmonia di Londra

Orchestra "Philharmonia" Londra.

Orchestre New Philharmonia

Orchestre Philharmonia London

Orkestr "N'û Filarmoniâ" London.


Philharmonia London

Philharmonia (London, England)

Philharmonia (Londona, Lielbritānija)

Philharmonia (Londres, Angleterre)

Philharmonia (Londýn, Anglie)

Philharmonia Orch. London

Philharmonia-Orchester London

Philharmonia Orchestra.

Philharmonia Orchestra, London

Philharmonia Orchestra (London, England)

Philharmonia Orchestra (London, England) Philharmonia Chorus

Philharmonia Orchestra of London

Philharmonia Zenekar.

Philharmonie-Orchester London


Savoy Symphony Orchestra

The Philharmonia.

The Philharmonia Orchestra.


Italian (264)

German (213)

English (85)

Latin (17)

French (6)