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Decca Record Company

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Works: 5,346 works in 7,821 publications in 5 languages and 17,580 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television programs  Interviews  Biography  Televised operas  Operas  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Production personnel, Distributor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Quartet by James Ivory ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rumor circling the halls is that Beecham House (the home for retired musicians) is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. Reginald, Wilfred and Cecily are in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean. Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage to Reggie, who takes the news of her arrival particularly hard
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Italian and French and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This famous performance of Verdi's romantic tragedy captures one of the most sensational debuts in operatic history. Singing Violetta for the first time was the young Romanian soprano, Angela Gheorghiu, whose remarkable interpretation reached the front pages of the world's press and led the BBC immediately to film the production"--Container
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The action takes place between 1598 and 1605. It concerns the reign of Tsar Boris Godunov who has murdered the Tsarevich Dmitri in order to obtain the succession, and the challenge made to it by the Pretender Dmitri
Capriccio a conversation piece for music in one act by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in German and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two rival suiters, one a poet the other a composer vie for the love of a beautiful woman who must decide which one she loves
La cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in Italian and English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the Cinderella story. The story is the familiar fairy tale but with the fairy element left out. In place of the fairy godmother, we have Alidoro, a philosophic person and friend of the Prince. The glass slipper is replaced with a pair of bracelets. One of these bracelets is given to the Prince at the ball and recognition of the other leads to the customary happy ending
The death of Klinghoffer by John Adams ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera, based on the hijacking by Palestinian terrorists of the Mediterranean cruise ship Achille Lauro in 1985. Shot mostly aboard a cruise ship in the Mediterranean, the opera is based on actual events. The four young Palestinian hijackers threatened to blow the ship up unless fifty of their compatriots were immediately released from Israeli prisons
Salome by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Opera based on the Biblical character Salome, the daughter of Herodias, who seduces her step-father/uncle Herod, governor of Judea, with a salacious dance. In return, he promises her the head of the prophet John the Baptist
L'elisir d'amore a comic opera in two acts after the comedy by Scribe "Le Philtre" ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'elisir d'amor is a comic opera about a young man who drinks a "magic" potion to make the girl he desires fall in love with him. The documentary presents a fascinating "behind-the-scenes" look at the staging, rehearsal and recording of Frank Dunlop's celebrated production
Cecilia Bartoli by Cecilia Bartoli ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comprised of two segments. "A portrait of Celilia Bartoli" provides a biographical profile of the singer. "In concert at the Savoy Hotel" presents Bartoli in a recital of Italian songs and opera arias
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in Russian and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's most popular opera, the tale of a lovelorn girl and a jaded aristocrat
Bing's gold records by Bing Crosby ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christmas adagios ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Giulio Cesare in Egitto opera in tre atti by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Italian and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though sung in the original Italian, Giulio Cesare is relocated in the unspecified future in the Middle East. Cesare is the unquestioned leader of a major world power who visits the Empire's number one global trouble spot. Ptolemy is a 14-year-old "self styled local potentate" and Cleopatra his beautiful and spoiled elder sister
Eugene Onegin lyric scenes in 3 acts after Alexander Pushkin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in Russian and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tatiana falls in love with Onegin who urges her to forget him. Onegin kills a man in a duel and travels abroad. Six years later he meets Tatiana again, but she is married
Billy Budd an opera by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the clash between the young, innocent sailor, Billy Budd, and his corrupt superior, Claggart
Rigoletto opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film of Verdi's opera based on Victor Hugo's play Le roi s'amuse
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Fisherman Peter Grimes is ostracized following the death of his apprentice. Despite the friendship of the schoolteacher Ellen Orford, Grimes is pursued by the village, finally descending into madness and inevitable tragedy"--Conteneur
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in Italian and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A grim melodramatic opera about the hunchback jester, Rigoletto; his daughter, Gilda; and the flirtatious Duke of Mantua. Rigoletto seeks vengeance on the Duke for his treatment of Gilda. But the end result is tragic and the tables are turned on Rigoletto
The gospel of the blues by Rosetta Tharpe ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orchestra! by Declan Lowney ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes the viewer through the string, woodwind, brass, and percussion sections. Includes sections on the piano and conducting methods. Moves chronolgically through orchestra music, focusing on the great composers
 
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Alternative Names
Decca.
Decca (Casa discográfica)
Decca (Firm : Great Britain)
Decca London, 1929 - 1999
Decca, ltd.
Decca Ltd.(Casa discográfica)
Decca music group Ltd
Decca Record Co.
Decca Record Co. (Casa discográfica)
Decca Record Co. London
Decca Record Co. Ltd. (Casa discográfica)
Decca Record Company/Éditions de l'Oiseau-Lyre.
Decca Record Company Limited
Decca Record Company Limited (Casa discográfica)
Languages
English (55)
Italian (23)
Russian (13)
German (11)
French (3)
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