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Spence, Toby

Overview
Works: 177 works in 385 publications in 7 languages and 4,873 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Music  Television adaptations  Filmed performances  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Film adaptations  Requiems 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500.B47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Toby Spence
The Tempest by Thomas Adès ( Recording )
13 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cutting-edge composer Thomas Ades follows up his successful opera Powder Her Face with an ambitious interpretation of Shakespeare's The Tempest
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny opera in three acts by Kurt Weill ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in German and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Production of the Weill/Brecht opera which depicts the consumerism of the mythical city of Mahagonny. Mahagonny is presented as a Hollywood Babylon full of pyramidal towers, carved elephants, commodified sex and licensed gluttony--Adapted from the container
Ricciardo e Zoraide by Gioacchino Rossini ( )
4 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ivanhoe by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
English song series by Liza Lehmann ( )
2 editions published in 1997 in Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Omar Khayyám by Granville Bantock ( )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria dramma in musica by Claudio Monteverdi ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this opera, "human frailty falls victim to time, fortune and love. Gods and humans, comic and intensely serious characters and spectacular scenic effects are brought together in a wonderfully rich and effective texture"--Container
Les Boréades "tragédie en musique" en five acts : posthumous opera (1764) by Jean-Philippe Rameau ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mythical tale of a young queen, Alphise, determined to abdicate rather than contemplate an enforced marriage to a descendant of Boreas. Written in 1763, the opera was abandoned in rehearsal for reasons still unclear; Rameau died the following year and the work disappeared from public view for more than 200 years
Vert-vert by Jacques Offenbach ( )
9 editions published in 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vocal works by Witold Lutosławski ( )
7 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Messiah (1751 version) by George Frideric Handel ( )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Requiem, op. 5 by Hector Berlioz ( )
6 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Charles Mackerras conducts Mozart's Così by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A knot of riddles Angels of the mind ; and other songs by Arthur Bliss ( )
5 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An 1816 Schubertiad by Franz Schubert ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the third and last of three recitals in the series devoted exclusively to the songs of 1816. First two recitals are represented by vols. 17 and 23 of the series
Hercules drame musical en trois actes by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Registrazione dell'opera di Haendel messa in scena al festival di Aix-en-Provence nel 2004
Works by Finzi and Walton by Gerald Finzi ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tempest by Thomas Adès ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the sorcerer, Prospero, and his daughter who have been stranded on an island for twelve years
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz ( )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in French and held by 118 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
Volkslied-Bearbeitungen Folksong arrangements by Ludwig van Beethoven ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (47)
French (19)
German (12)
Italian (11)
Latin (3)
Polish (2)
Multiple languages (1)