WorldCat Identities

Atherton, David 1944-

Overview
Works: 568 works in 1,225 publications in 7 languages and 11,346 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Musical settings  Television adaptations  Television programs  Film adaptations  Televised operas  Opera television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Editor, per, Other, con, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Contributor
Classifications: M1500.B827, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Atherton
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Recording )

47 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London. Previously issued on LP
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Budd, a young seaman, is persecuted malevolently by his master-at-arms, John Claggart. Unjustly accused of mutiny, Billy accidentally strikes Claggart dead, and the tormented Captain Vere has no option but to hang him
Punch and Judy by Harrison Birtwistle( Recording )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Punch and Judy: Tragicomedy or Comitragedy in One Act. Libretto: Stephen Pruslin
The hymn of Jesus ; Choral symphony ; Wandering scholar ; At the Boar's Head by Gustav Holst( )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small village in England, the story relates fisherman Peter Grimes' inability to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice has been drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople
Concerto for violin and orchestra, op. 17 Concerto for cello and orchestra, op. 12 by Hugh Wood( )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Budd an opera( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the moral dilemma of Captain Vere when, in accordance with Admiralty regulations, he must demand the court martial to sentence to death by hanging the innocent seaman who was provoked to strike and kill the villainous master-at-arms
Káťa Kabanová by Leoš Janáček( Recording )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katja Kabanowa: Oper in drei Akten nach dem Drama Gewitter von A.N.Ostrowskij / Capriccio f.Klavier (linke Hand) & Bläserens. / Concertino f.Klavier & Kammerens
Bird concerto with pianosong by Jonathan Harvey( )

5 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anaïs Nin De staat by Louis Andriessen( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concerto Outcry : a cycle of nature poems for contralto solo, chorus and orchestra ; Organ concerto by Peter Dickinson( )

2 editions published in 1999 and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fields of sorrow : Verses for ensembles ; Nenia : the death of Orpheus by Harrison Birtwistle( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Latin and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behold the sun by Alexander Goehr( )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sons of light by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night of the Mayas music of by Silvestre Revueltas( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic content and Spanish and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes and arias by Nicholas Maw( )

2 editions published in 2007 in French, Middle and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Variants : op. 47 ; Night music : op. 48 ; Sinfonietta no. 1, op. 56 ; Sinfonietta no. 3, op. 71 ; The sun : op. 76 by Alun Hoddinott( )

2 editions published in 2010 and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British string concertos( )

3 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Punch and Judy a tragical comedy or a comical tragedy opera in one act by Harrison Birtwistle( )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
David Atherton Brits dirigent

David Atherton chef d'orchestre

David Atherton englischer Dirigent

DUNCAN WALTER ATHERTON

דייוויד אתרטון

デイヴィッド・アサートン

艾德敦

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