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Davis, Andrew 1944-

Overview
Works: 1,159 works in 1,936 publications in 6 languages and 20,822 library holdings
Genres: Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  Oratorios  Operas  Interviews 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Vocalist, Originator, Editor, Narrator, Singer, Speaker
Classifications: M1001, 782.23
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Most widely held works by Andrew Davis
A young person's guide to music by Neil Ardley ( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and German and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With an accompanying CD, this book introduces instruments of the orchestra and supplies a concise history of classical music. This volume, accompanied by a CD, supplies a concise history of music & focuses on classical music & the instruments that create it. In association with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, A Young Person's Guide to Music is a combination package that makes music accessible and fun. The first part of the book deals with the orchestra, its structure, and the role of the conductor. Symbols in the text tell the reader when to listen to specific tracks on the CD that relate directly to the text. The second part uses illustrated timelines to chart the lives of famous composers and performers, and pinpoints important musical developments
Lulu by Alban Berg ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Based on a pair of once-banned plays by the fin de siècle satirist Frank Wedekind, Alban Berg's operatic swansong charts the rise and fall of a femme fatale, a serial seductress, from life as a society heiress to prostitution and eventual death at the hands of Jack the Ripper"--Container
Messiah by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Messiah Elizabeth Harwood, Janet Baker Paul Esswood Robert Tear Raimund Herincx English Chamber Orchestra Mackerras, Charles, conductor
Symphony no. 1 by William Walton ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1994 and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of passion, betrayal, and the transfiguring power of love. The embittered widow, Kostelnička, drowns her infant grandson to save her beloved stepdaughter Jenůfa from the shame and hardship of raising an illegitimate child
Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in Czech and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tobias Hoheisel's designs combine bare outlines with the neurotic colors of Edvard Munch's expressionistic world, while Nikolaus Lehnhoff's production realistically depicts the suffocating and frustrated emotions that are destroying a straight-laced middle-class household
Messiah by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An oratorio in 3 parts
Symphony no. 4 in G major Songs of a wayfarer by Gustav Mahler ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Heppner sings Richard Strauss by Richard Strauss ( )
7 editions published in 1995 in German and English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symphony no. 3 by Edward Elgar ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1998 and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mask of Orpheus by Harrison Birtwistle ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Piano concerto no. 1 by Franz Liszt ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yundi Li collaborates with Sir Andrew Davis and the Philharmonia Orchestra
Symphonie fantastique op. 14 by Hector Berlioz ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1993 and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symphonie fantastique en cinq parties: Episode de la vie d'un artiste, op.14
I hear the water dreaming by Tōru Takemitsu ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La clemenza di Tito opera seria in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this performance of Mozart's last opera, Nicholas Hytner's staging for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera sheds new light on a story of passion that overrides loyalty and integrity that is tested to the extreme
Soprano by Nicole Cabell ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2007 in 4 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violin concerto by Alban Berg ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concerti by R. Murray Schafer ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1992 and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mask of time by Michael Tippett ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. DAVIS, Andrew (conductor). BBC SINGERS. BBC SYMPHONY CHORUS. ROBINSON, Faye (soprano). WALKER, Sarah (mezzo-soprano). TEAR, Robert (tenor). CHEEK, John (bass)
The Makropulos case by Leoš Janáček ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Czech and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Makropulos case focuses on the issue of longevity - the pros and cons of living for 337 years, as happens to the mysterious Emilia Marty, the sexually irresistible prima donna who's seen it all and done it all. Part grotesque human comedy, part profound personal tragedy, Janáček's opera examines the eternal mystery of human existence with uniquely life-enhancing vision
 
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A. Davis
Andrew Davis
Davis, Andrew.
Davis, Andrew Frank 1944-
Davis, Andrew Frank, Sir, 1944-
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