WorldCat Identities

Jones, Della

Overview
Works: 479 works in 1,458 publications in 7 languages and 22,190 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Oratorios  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Opera television programs  Filmed operas  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, per, Other, Musician
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Della Jones
Candide by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide: Musical Comedy in Two Acts. Book: Lillian Hellman and Richard Wilbur
Alcina by George Frideric Handel( )

40 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SUTHERLAND, Joan (soprano). BERGANZA, Tereza (soprano). LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. BOYNGE, Richard (conductor)
The cloud messenger, etc by Gustav Holst( )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and Multiple languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded June 4, 5, and 9, 1990 in St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London
A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and German and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's enchanting tale is set to some of Benjamin Britten's most atmospheric music, with a libretto taken entirely from the text of the play. Countertenor Jochen Kowalski is Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Sylvia McNair sings his queen, Tytania. The ensemble cast also includes Nick Stahl as Puck, Nancy Gustafson as Helena, Jane Bunnell as Hermia, Kurt Streit as Lysander, and Rodney Gilfrey as Demetrius
Solomon by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 485 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)
Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, or The lass that loved a sailor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the quarterdeck of H.M.S. Pinafore, Captain Corcoran 's ship and his crew await the coming of Sir Joseph Porter, who is going to inspect Corcoran's ship and marry his daughter, Josephine. But Josephine is secretly in love with Ralph Rackstraw, a member of the crew. they attempt to elope but are apprehended. Through a strange twist revealed by Buttercup, the bumboat woman, all ends happily after all"--Container
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A studio performance of one of Handel's best known operas by the English National Opera. The Opera, a tale of love and power based on Shakespeare's play, was first performed in 1724 at the Haymarket Theatre in London using castrati singers in the heroes roles. This lavish production follows modern practice in using women in these parts, and in particular, Dame Janet Baker creates the virtuoso role of Julius Caesar
Gloriana by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloriana: Opera in Three Acts, op.53. Libretto: William Plomer
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Padilla by Gaetano Donizetti( )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flute and clarinet duet, orchestra accompaniment
Settings of poems by W.H. Auden by Della Jones( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Julie : opera in two acts by William Alwyn( Recording )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ugo conte di Parigi by Gaetano Donizetti( )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ugo, Conte di Parigi: Tragedia lirica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
Stabat Mater by Gioacchino Rossini( )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally renowned conductor Antonio Pappano leads an all-star cast of soloists, as well as one of Italy's best-known orchestras, in the first recording of Rossini's Stabat Mater in over ten years. This is a companion piece to last year's Verdi Messa Da Requiem by Pappano
L'assedio di Calais by Gaetano Donizetti( )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Assedio di Calais: Dramma lirico in tre atti. Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano
Manuel de Falla's Spain by Manuel de Falla( )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il crociato in Egitto by Giacomo Meyerbeer( )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Crociato in Egitto: Melodramma eroico in due atti. Libretto: Gaetano Rossi
The bear by William Walton( )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bear: An Extravaganza in One Act. Libretto: Paul Dehn
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
 
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Della Jones velšsk pěvkyně

Della Jones walisische Opern- und Konzertsngerin

Della Jones Welsh mezzo-soprano

DELLA LOUISE GETHING JONES

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