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Philharmonia Chorus (London, England)

Works: 993 works in 2,679 publications in 8 languages and 45,489 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Requiems  Excerpts  Songs and music  Cantatas  Arrangements (Music)  Songs  Music 
Roles: Performer, Musician, Singer, Instrumentalist, Other, Vocalist, cor, cho
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about England) Philharmonia Chorus (London
Most widely held works by England) Philharmonia Chorus (London
Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

90 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,210 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
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

62 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Recording )

57 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in German and English and held by 1,696 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
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( )

40 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,637 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
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )

63 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,629 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
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

41 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,211 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
Die Zauberflote by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

34 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

18. Jahrhundert; Oper
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

29 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London, Sept. and Nov. 1959
Der Zigeunerbaron by Johann Strauss( )

19 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmina burana by Carl Orff( )

28 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 830 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
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( )

30 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 817 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
Ein Deutsches Requiem by Johannes Brahms( )

36 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paavo Jarvi celebrates the eightieth birthday of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony in Orchestra in a recording of Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem that includes Natalie Dessay and Ludovic Tezier
Messa da Requiem ; Quattro pezzi sacri by Giuseppe Verdi( )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in Latin and French and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die lustige Witwe = [The merry widow] by Franz Lehár( )

28 editions published between 1863 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die lustige Witwe: Operette in drei Akten. Libretto: Léon u. Stein n. H. Meilhac / Der Graf von Luxemburg: Operette in drei Akten (Querschnitt). Libretto: Bodanzky u. A.M. Willner
Prelude : the best of Charlotte Church by Charlotte Church( Recording )

7 editions published in 2002 in 4 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1: Pie Jesu 3:26; 2: my Lagan Love 3:13; 3: In Trutina 2:06; 4: Panis Angelicus 4:11; 5: Amazing Grace 2:42; 6: Just Wave Hello 3:53; 7: la Pastorella 2:27; 8: She Moved THrough The Fair 3:01; 9: Ave Maria 2:48; 10: Dream A Dream 3:50; 11: The Flower Duet 3:56; 12: Habanera 4:28; 13: THe Prayer 4:25; 14: All Love Can Be 3:18; 15: It's The Heart That Matters Most 2:20; 16: Tantum Ergo 3:36; 17: Bridge Over Troubled Water 4:12; 18: Sancta Maria 3:07
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

36 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 611 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
Symphonies nos. 1-4 ; Haydn variations ; Alto rhapsody ; Academic festival & Tragic overtures by Johannes Brahms( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ATMA Classique is reissuing one of Les Violons du Roy's seminal discs: the orchestra's recording of Mozart's Requiem as revised and completed by Robert D. Levin. The soloists are Karina Gauvin, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, John Tessier, and Nathan Berg. Bernard Labadie conducts Les Violons du Roy and the choir of La Chapelle de Québec. This recording was originally released on the Dorian label in 2002, and won the JUNO Award for Best Classical Album of the year in the vocal or choral performance category. This recording of Mozart's Requiem is especially poignant, as it was made in Troy, NewYork in the week following the September 11 attacks in 2001.The recording captures the emotion and immediacy of that special performance, which was later featured on CBC Television's Opening Night. The Globe & Mail wrote about "an appreciation of the transcendent aspects of the Requiem as a work of art that is about death, survival and the possibility of an afterlife. There is the magnificence of the music, so often used to solemnly mark terrible tragedy and bring solace."
St Matthew Passion : BWV. 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

9 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Bach wrote four (or five) settings of the Passions only two have survived; the St. Matthew Passion (Matthäus-Passion) and the St John Passion. The St. Matthew Passion was probably first performed on Good Friday (11 April) 1727 in the Thomaskirche in Leipzig, where Bach was the Kantor of the School and Directoris Chori musici of Leipzig. He revised it by 1736, performing it again on 30 March 1736, this time including two organs in the instrumentation. He further revised and performed it again on 24 March 1742. Considered to be one of the greatest pieces of sacred music in Western music, it has been recorded many times, and this version, recorded in July 1964 has remained one of the reference recordings of the work, not least for the inclusion of Fritz Wunderlich as performer of the tenor arias, as well as the rest of the supreme vocal cast which includes Pears, Prey, Ameling and Krause. Booklet notes are by the producer of this recording, the great Ray Minshull, and full texts, together with a new English translation are included
Das Land des Lächelns ; Die lustige Witwe by Franz Lehár( )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in German and English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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controlled identityNew Philharmonia Chorus

Choeur Philharmonia (Londyn).

Chœurs du New Philharmonia.

New Philharmonia Chorus (Londyn).

Philharmonia Choir

Philharmonia Choir London

Philharmonia Choir (Londyn).


Philharmonia-Chor London

Philharmonia Chorus.

Philharmonia Chorus, London

Philharmonia Chorus Ltd.

Philharmonia Kórus.

Philharmonia London Chor.

Philharmonia Orchestra London, England Philharmonia Chorus

Philharmonia Orchestra (Londres, Angleterre) Philharmonia Chorus

Philharmonia Orchestra (Londýn, Anglie) Philharmonia Chorus

Philharmonia Orchestra (Londyn) Philharmonia Chorus.