WorldCat Identities

Adams, Donald

Overview
Works: 119 works in 262 publications in 4 languages and 5,022 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Musical films  Televised operas  Drama  Television adaptations  Filmed operas  Live sound recordings  Theatrical adaptations  Comedy films  Musicals 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Editor, Vocalist, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Donald Adams
 
Most widely held works by Donald Adams
The pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

28 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pirates of Penzance. Peter Pratt, Donald Adams, Howard Short, Thomas Round, Kenneth Sandford, Jean Hindmarsh, Beryl Dixon, Marion Martin, Ann Drummond-Grant. Chorus of the D'Oylu Carte Opera Company. TheNew Symphony Orchestra of London. Isidore Godfrey, conductor
Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet and aesthete Reginald Bunthorne loves village milkmaid Patience who doesn't love poetry or understand love. She finally discovers what it means and decides to marry Reginald's rival
Gilbert & Sullivan's The sorcerer by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexis, son of Sir Marmaduke Pointdextre, determined that all share the purity of his true love to Aline, daughter of Lady Sangazure, arranges for a love potion to be administered to everyone in the village
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

12 editions published between 1958 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ohio Opera's 2008 Festival performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic opera includes all the music as well the complete dialogue
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A battle of the sexes, loaded with confusion, mixed identities, a boy dressed up as a girl, and hilarious dialogue with plenty of double entendre. The impending marriage of Figaro to Susanna is threatened by the scheming of Count Almaviva, who desires Susanna for himself, and Marcellina, who wants to marry Figaro herself. All problems are resolved with the help of Countess Almaviva, and the couple are able to marry
H.M.S. Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

9 editions published between 1959 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph Rackstraw wins the captain's daughter Josephine aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore
Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, or The witch's curse by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each Lord of Ruddigore is cursed to commit a crime a day or die. Robin, who is the Lord of Ruddigore living incognito to avoid the family curse, is exposed and forced into a life of crime until logic offers an ingenious solution and reunion with Rose Maybud
Patience by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patience. Donald Adams, John Cartier, Philip Potter, John Reed, Kenneth Sandford, Mary Sansom, Yvonne Newman, Beti Lloyd-Jones, JenniferToye, Gillian Knight. The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, The New Symphony Orchestra. Isidore Godfrey, conductor. Libretto and notes
The yeomen of the guard by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

13 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yeoman of the guard Anthony Raffell, Philip Potter, Donald Adams, David Palmer, John Reed, Kenneth Sandford, David Palmer, Thomas Lawlor, Elizabeth Harwood, Ann Hood, Gillian Knight, Margaret Eales Royal PhilharmonicOrchestra Sir Malcolm Sargent, conductor libretto included
Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Davis, perform Leos Janacek's three-act opera. The titular heroine is played by Nancy Gustafson, with Felicity Palmer as her domineering mother-in-law and Ryland Davies as her put-upon husband
The yeomen of the guard ; Trial by jury by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iolanthe : or, The peer and the peri : complete with dialogue by Arthur Sullivan( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.M.S. Pinafore : or, The lass that loved a sailor : complete with dialogue by Arthur Sullivan( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cheap tailor Ko-Ko was deemed Lord High Executioner under remarkable circumstances and faces a great challenge when the Mikado, Emperor of Japan, sends notice that if an execution does not take place within the month, the Town of Titipu will be dishonored and Ko-Ko himself will lose his head. The situation is complicated when Ko-Ko claims to have executed a wandering minstrel who turns out to be the Mikado's son; and to save the lives of his friends and himself, he must win the hand of the sadistic, unattractive Katisha. The opera is considered Gilbert and Sullivan's best work, and never ceases to amaze new generations
Iolanthe, or, The peer and the peri : with dialogue by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very best of Gilbert and Sullivan by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HMS Pinafore ; The pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore, the mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mikado ; The pirates of Penzance ; H.M.S. Pinafore ; Trial by jury ; The Yeomen of the Guard by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grand Duke ; Ivanhoe ; The Yeomen of the Guard by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gilbert & Sullivan album( Recording )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride
Alternative Names
Donald Adams artiste lyrique

Donald Adams Brits acteur (1928-1996)

Donald Adams englischer Opernsänger

Дональд Адамс

دونالد آدامز بازیگر، خواننده، و خواننده اپرا بریتانیایی

Languages
English (83)

German (5)

Czech (3)

Italian (2)

Covers
Gilbert & Sullivan's The sorcerer