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Atherton, David 1944-

Overview
Works: 572 works in 1,251 publications in 6 languages and 12,101 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Drama  Film adaptations  Filmed operas  Television adaptations  Television programs  Live sound recordings  Televised operas 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Correspondent
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Atherton
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Recording )

48 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London. Previously issued on LP
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

37 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Budd, a young seaman, is persecuted malevolently by his master-at-arms, John Claggart. Unjustly accused of mutiny, Billy accidentally strikes Claggart dead, and the tormented Captain Vere has no option but to hang him
The hymn of Jesus ; Choral symphony ; Wandering scholar ; At the Boar's Head by Gustav Holst( )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Punch and Judy by Harrison Birtwistle( Recording )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Punch and Judy: Tragicomedy or Comitragedy in One Act. Libretto: Stephen Pruslin
Piano concerto ; Outcry : a cycle of nature poems for contralto solo, chorus and orchestra ; Organ concerto by Peter Dickinson( )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto for violin and orchestra, op. 17 ; Concerto for cello and orchestra, op. 12 by Hugh Wood( )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bird concerto with pianosong by Jonathan Harvey( )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anaïs Nin ; De staat by Louis Andriessen( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Káťa Kabanová by Leoš Janáček( Recording )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katja Kabanowa: Oper in drei Akten nach dem Drama Gewitter von A.N.Ostrowskij / Capriccio f.Klavier (linke Hand) & Bläserens. / Concertino f.Klavier & Kammerens
The fields of sorrow : Verses for ensembles ; Nenia : the death of Orpheus by Harrison Birtwistle( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Latin and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behold the sun by Alexander Goehr( )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sons of light by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes and arias by Nicholas Maw( )

2 editions published in 2007 in French, Middle and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

31 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small village in England, the story relates fisherman Peter Grimes' inability to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice has been drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople
Variants : op. 47 ; Night music : op. 48 ; Sinfonietta no. 1, op. 56 ; Sinfonietta no. 3, op. 71 ; The sun : op. 76 by Alun Hoddinott( )

2 editions published in 2010 and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British string concertos( )

3 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Punch and Judy : a tragical comedy or a comical tragedy opera in one act by Harrison Birtwistle( )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A winter idyll ; Elegy ; Indra ; A song of the night ; Sita, Interlude ; Invocation ; The lure ; Dances from The Morning of the year by Gustav Holst( )

4 editions published in 1993 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Budd : an opera( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the moral dilemma of Captain Vere when, in accordance with Admiralty regulations, he must demand the court martial to sentence to death by hanging the innocent seaman who was provoked to strike and kill the villainous master-at-arms
 
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Alternative Names
David Atherton Brits dirigent

David Atherton chef d'orchestre

David Atherton englischer Dirigent

DUNCAN WALTER ATHERTON

דייוויד אתרטון

デイヴィッド・アサートン

艾德敦

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