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Davis, Colin 1927-2013

Overview
Works: 3,785 works in 7,277 publications in 8 languages and 63,714 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Stories, plots, etc  Television adaptations  Musical settings  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Oratorios  Operas 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Arranger, Narrator, Director, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Composer, per, Creator, Vocalist, Other, nd
Classifications: M1001, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Colin Davis
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz ( Recording )
57 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les Troyens: Grand opéra en cinq actes d'après Virgile
Messiah by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
57 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An oratorio in 3 parts
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a small village in England, Peter Grimes is unable to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople
The world theatre of Wagner : a celebration of 150 years of Wagner productions by Charles Osborne ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
44 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Book (125 p. :
Symphonie fantastique op. 14 by Hector Berlioz ( Recording )
51 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symphonie fantastique en cinq parties: Episode de la vie d'un artiste, op.14
Peter Grimes op. 33 by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Così fan tutte K. 588 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Schwarzkopf samlingen
The London symphonies. Nos. 95, 96, 98, 102, 103, 104 by Joseph Haydn ( Recording )
7 editions published in 1994 in 4 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The midsummer marriage opera in 3 acts by Michael Tippett ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
REMEDIOS, Alberto (tenor). CARLYLE, Joan (soprano). HERINCX, Raimund (baritone). HARWOOD, Elizabeth (soprano). BURROWS, Stuart (tenor). WATTS, Helen (contralto). DEAN, Stafford (mezzo-soprano). BAINBRIDGE, Elizabeth (mezzo-soprano). WHELAN, David (baritone). DANIELS, Andrew (tenor). ROYAL OPERA HOUSE CHORUS. ROYAL OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRA. DAVIS, Colin (conductor)
Don Giovanni K. 527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Werther by Jules Massenet ( Recording )
27 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CT I. Wetzlar, near Frankfurt, 1780s. Though it is July, the widowed Bailiff teaches his younger children a Christmas carol in the garden of their house. Their progress is watched with amusement by two neighbors, Schmidt and Johann. They ask for Charlotte, the eldest daughter, who is engaged to Albert. In his absence, the Bailiff tells them, she will be escorted to the local ball that night by a young visiting poet, Werther, whom they find uncongenial. As the friends go off to supper and the Bailiff goes into the house, Werther arrives. He rhapsodizes on the beauty of the evening and watches unseen as Charlotte cuts bread and butter for the children's supper. When the party has left for the ball and the Bailiff has gone to join his friends at the tavern, Albert returns unexpectedly. Disappointed at not finding Charlotte, he promises her sister Sophie he will return in the morning. As the moon rises, Werther and Charlotte return. He has fallen in love with her, but his declaration is cut short when the Bailiff passes by, observing that Albert has returned. Despite his despair, Werther urges Charlotte not to break her promise to marry Albert. ACT II. Three months later, Charlotte and Albert, now married, walk contentedly across the town square on their way to church, followed by Werther. Albert tries to comfort the youth, and Sophie also attempts to cheer him up, but when Charlotte comes out of the church, he speaks of their first meeting; disturbed, she tells him he must leave Wetzlar until Christmas. Werther contemplates suicide, and when Sophie interrupts him, he rushes away. As Charlotte consoles the tearful girl, Albert realizes that Werther must be in love with his wife. ACT III. Alone at home on Christmas Eve, Charlotte rereads the dejected letters written to her by Werther. While she prays for strength, he suddenly appears. Charlotte tries to remain calm and asks him to read to her from his translation of Ossian. Werther chooses a passage where the poet foresees his own death, and when Charlotte begs him to stop, he realizes she returns his love. But she runs from his embrace with a final farewell, and Werther leaves, resolved to die. Albert enters, surprised to find Charlotte distraught, and when a message arrives from Werther asking to borrow Albert's pistols, her reaction convinces him of her love for Werther. He makes her give the pistols to the servant herself, but when Albert has gone she hurries off, praying she may reach Werther in time. ACT IV. Charlotte arrives at Werther's quarters to find him mortally wounded. She declares her love, and he begs forgiveness. As he dies, the voices of the children outside are heard singing their Christmas carol
Te Deum op. 22 by Hector Berlioz ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in Latin and German and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Overtures by Hector Berlioz ( Recording )
23 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbier de Séville (Le). Extr. Ouverture,. Rossini, Gioacchino4230
A child of our time by Michael Tippett ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the 1938 assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by Jewish refugee Herschel Grynszpan, which led to Germany's Kristallnacht
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten ( )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Colin Davis presents a powerful vision for Britten's greatest opera that brings new insights to the dark drama
Vesperae solennes de confessore K. 339 ; Kyrie in D minor, K. 341 ; Ave verum corpus : K. 618 ; Exsultate, jubilate : K. 165 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violin concerto Piano quintet by Antonín Dvořák ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great cello concertos by Yo-Yo Ma ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violin concerto by Edward Elgar ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
COLIN REX DAVIS
Davis, Colin Rex
Davis, Colin Rex, 1927-2013
Davis, Colin, Sir
Davis, Colin, Sir, 1927-
Davis, Colin, Sir, 1927-2013
Davis, Collin
Sir Colin Davis
Languages
English (129)
French (58)
Italian (52)
German (26)
Latin (16)
Spanish (4)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (2)
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