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Beecham, Thomas 1879-1961

Works: 3,317 works in 6,483 publications in 9 languages and 51,637 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Film adaptations  Live sound recordings  Biography  Oratorios  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Operas  Quotations 
Roles: Conductor, Author, Performer, Arranger, Editor, Speaker, Instrumentalist, Narrator, Composer, con, Adapter, Commentator, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Creator, Honoree, per, Other
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Thomas Beecham
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )

14 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young ballerina is torn between two forces: the composer who loves her and the impresario determined to fashion her into a great dancer
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

89 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian, and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Frederick Delius by Thomas Beecham( Book )

32 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

85 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultraphonic: 1660
French ballet music by Thomas Beecham( )

16 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scheherazade symphonic suite, op. 35 by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov( Recording )

43 editions published between 1957 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA. MAAZEL, Lorin (conductor). MAJESKE, Daniel (violin)
Symphony in C L'Arlésienne : suites nos. 1 & 2 by Georges Bizet( )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recordings of Sir Thomas Beecham's captivating performances of Bizet's Symphony and his dramatic incidental work, L'Arlésienne
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

53 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

VYVYAN, Jennifer (soprano). SINCLAIR, Monica (contralto). VICKERS, Jon (tenor). TOZZI, Giorgio (bass). ROYAL PHILHARMONIC CHORUS. ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA. BEECHAM, Thomas (conductor)
Orchestral works by Frederick Delius( )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

26 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under James Levine's exuberant and stylish leadership, Mozart's rollicking tale has seldom been such a delight. At the head of the cast is Kurt Moll as the cantankerous harem overseer Osmin. Moll revels in the over-the-top music Mozart wrote to express Osmin's over-the-top emotional jags. Uwe Heilmann (Belmonte) is the Spanish nobleman who must outwit Osmin in order to rescue his beloved Konstanze (Mariella Devia) from the clutches of Pasha Selim (Nico Castel)
Symphonies nos. 3, 5 & 6 by Franz Schubert( Recording )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beecham conducts Delius by Frederick Delius( Recording )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three orchestral pieces by Frederick Delius( )

14 editions published between 1940 and 1942 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of conducting great conductors of the past by Sue Knussen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features sixteen of the great conductors of this century in rehearsal and performance. Archival footage complements first-hand recollections of these conductors by some of today's most eminent musicians
Music of Delius by Frederick Delius( Recording )

12 editions published between 1958 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violin concertos by Jascha Heifetz( )

11 editions published between 1934 and 2006 and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First work recorded Dec. 20, 1937 in Symphony Hall, Boston; 2nd work recorded Dec. 17, 1945 in the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Peer Gynt ; etc by Edvard Grieg( )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie fantastique Overture, Le corsaire ; Les Troyens. Trojan march & Royal hunt and storm by Hector Berlioz( )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te Deum op. 22 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te Deum pour ténor, trois choeurs, orchestre et orgue concertante, op.22
Solomon by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

25 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ENGLISH BAROQUE SOLOISTS. GARDINER, John Eliot (conductor). MONTEVERDI CHOIR. WATKINSON, Carolyn (mezzo-soprano). ARGENTA, Nancy (soprano). HENDRICKS, Barbara (soprano). RODGERS, Joan (soprano). JONES, Della (mezzo-soprano). ROLFE JOHNSON, Anthony (tenor). VARCOE, Stephen (bass)
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Alternative Names

Beecham Sir Thomas 1879-1961

Beecham, Thomas

Beecham, Thomas 1879-1961 Sir, bart

Beecham, Thomas Sir

Beecham, Thomas, Sir, 1879-1961

Beecham, Thomas, Sir, bart., 1879-1961

Thomas Beecham britischer Dirigent, Gründer mehrerer Symphonieorchester

Thomas Beecham Brits dirigent (1879-1961)

Thomas Beecham direttore d'orchestra e compositore britannico


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