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Thomas, David 1943-

Overview
Works: 261 works in 784 publications in 4 languages and 8,709 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Musical settings  Oratorios  Methods‡vSelf-instruction  Christmas music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Director, Conductor
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
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Most widely held works by David Thomas
Messiah by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
58 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,138 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
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
46 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(1) KIRKBY, Emma (soprano). (1) NELSON, Judith (soprano). (1) REES, Judith (soprano). (1) THOMAS, David (bass-baritone). (1) NOORMAN, Jantina (mezzo-soprano). (1) EVERA, Emily van (soprano). (1) BEVAN, Rachel (soprano). (1) BONNER, Tessa (soprano). (1) BEVAN, Rachel (soprano). (1) TAVERNER CHOIR. (1) TAVERNER PLAYERS. (1) PARROTT, Andrew (conductor)
A portrait of Mozart symphonies, concertos, arias, Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( )
5 editions published in 1998 and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Susanna by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Susanna: Oratorium in drei Akten, HWV 66. Libretto: Autor unbekannt
Messiah a sacred oratorio by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handel's most beloved of all oratorios was performed by fewer than forty instrumentalist and a chorus, less than thirty strong, of boy trebles and men. This is the tradition to which this performance has returned to. Members of the Academy all play instruments of the period or accurate modern copies. The soloists improvised embellishments in the arias and, in certain cases, join in the singing of the choruses, just as they would have done 240 years ago
Athalia by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tempest by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
34 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Tempest or The Enchanted Island: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 631. Libretto: Thomas Shadwell
Esther by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
19 editions published in 1985 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Esther: Oratorium in einem Akt für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 50b. Libretto: Alexander Pope and John Arbuthnot / Sonate g-Moll für Oboe, zwei Violinen und Continuo, HWV 404
Semele by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scenisk opførelse af Händels oratorium
Sacred vocal music by Claudio Monteverdi ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La resurrezione 1708 by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orlando by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
13 editions published in 1991 in 4 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orlando: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 31. Libretto: Carlo Sigismondo Capece
The secular masque 4 ode overtures by William Boyce ( )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hail! bright Cecilia by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
34 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hail, Bright Cecilia: Ode for Saint Cecilia's Day for soloists, chorus, orchestra and continuo, Z 328. Text: Nicholas Brady / My Beloved Spake: Anthem, Z 28 / O Sing Unto The Lord A New Song: Anthem, Z 44
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taped at La Monnaie in Brussels in May 1998, this production of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo has become an operatic classic in a few short years. Choreographer/director Trisha Brown, conductor René Jacobs, and designer Roland Aeschlimann have created an ideal fusion of words, action, sight, and sound, one that never lets the viewer down and manages to tell the story in an elegant, unusual, and ultimately intensely moving manner
Madrigals and wedding songs for Diana by Consort of Musicke ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Indian queen by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Indian Queen: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 630. Libretto: John Dryden and Robert Howard
Missa Sanctae Caeciliae Missa Cellensis in honorem beatissimae Virginis Mariae : 1766 by Joseph Haydn ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in Latin and German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vesperae Mariae Virginis ; Missa In illo tempore by Claudio Monteverdi ( Recording )
10 editions published in 1975 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First booke of songes by John Dowland ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
EIFION THOMAS
EIFION THOMAS D
Thomas, D. 1943-
Thomas, D. (David), 1943-
Thomas, David bass
Languages
English (219)
German (21)
Italian (21)
Latin (19)