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Davis, Colin 1927-2013

Works: 3,072 works in 8,229 publications in 9 languages and 75,947 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Operas  Stories, plots, etc  Oratorios  Television programs  Filmed operas  Televised operas 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, per, Arranger, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Composer, Director, nd, Singer, Other, Creator, con
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Colin Davis
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

82 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 1,368 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
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

73 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,057 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
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

51 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Jon Vickers sings one of his most acclaimed roles, the tortured fisherman of the title, in Britten's powerful drama. Hounded by the small-minded local townspeople, with only Ellen Orford (Lucine Amara) and Captain Balstrode (Geraint Evans) on his sie, Peter's slow descent into madness is as searing as it is inevitable. Colin Davis conducts, with Lili Chookasian as Auntie and Jean Madeira as Mrs. Sedley
Symphonie fantastique op. 14 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

78 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Reveries, Passions - II A Ball - III Scenes in the country - IV March to the Scaffold - V Dream of a witches' sabbath
Benvenuto Cellini [opéra-comique in two acts and four tableaux] by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

60 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benvenuto Cellini: Opéra semi-séria en deux actes, op.23. Livret: Léon de Wailly et Auguste Barbier
A child of our time by Michael Tippett( Recording )

43 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 814 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
Béatrice et Bénédict by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

57 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Béatrice et Bénédict: Opéra comique en deux actes imité de Shakespeare
Concerto for piano & orchestra in A minor, op. 54 by Robert Schumann( Recording )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1: Allegro affettuoso 14:43; 2: Intermezzo: Andantino grazioso 5:12; 3: Allegro vivace 10:19; 4: Alelgro molto moderato 12:32; 5: Adagio 6:51; 6: Allegro moderato molto e marcato 10:16
Te Deum op. 22 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

40 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te Deum pour ténor, trois choeurs, orchestre et orgue concertante, op.22
The world theatre of Wagner : a celebration of 150 years of Wagner productions by Charles Osborne( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem, op. 5 Grande Messe des morts ; Symphonie funèbre et triomphale : op. 15 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

27 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Symphony Hall, Boston, Oct. 1993
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

58 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
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 )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 487 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
Così fan tutte K. 588 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

24 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 470 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
Les nuits d'été op. 7 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

40 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Nuits d'été: Six mélodies pour voix différentes et orchestre, op.7. Texte: Théophile Gautier / Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie: Monodrame-lyrique pour soli, choeur et orchestre, op.14b
Harold en Italie by Hector Berlioz( )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold en Italie: Symphonie en quatre parties avec un alto principal, op.16 / Tristia: Recueil de morceaux détachés pour choeur et orchestre, op.18. Textes: Thomas Moore et Ernest Legouvé / Les Troyens à Carthage: Prélude
Violin concerto Piano quintet by Antonn Dvořk( )

5 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonies 1 & 4 by Jean Sibelius( Recording )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Colin Davis clarinettiste et chef d'orchestre

Colin Davis direttore d'orchestra inglese

Colin Davis englischer Dirigent


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