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Heather, Dave 1941-2005

Overview
Works: 143 works in 311 publications in 3 languages and 5,286 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Operas  Musical films  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Music videos 
Roles: Director, Producer, Originator, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: M1500.M84, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Dave Heather Publications by Dave Heather
posthumous Publications by Dave Heather, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Dave Heather
Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mozart's version of the Don Juan legend
Gilbert & Sullivan's The sorcerer by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The villagers of Ploverleigh are celebrating the marriage of Alexis, son of Sir Marmaduke Poindextre, to Aline, daughter of Lady Sangazure who just happens to be Sir Marmaduke's old flame. Alexis is determined that all shall share the purity of his true love. He has arranged for Mr. Wells, "a dealer in magic and spells," to administer his best-selling love potion to everyone in the village, including the vicar Mr. Daly. The result is hilarious confusion
Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 442 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
The Marriage of Figaro a comic opera in 4 acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in Italian and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the tale of the servant Figaro, who is about to marry the maid Susanna. Unfortunately Count Almaviva has been keeping an eye on Susanna for himself and tries to prevent this marriage with the help of Bortolo, the doctor, but is continually thwarted
Gilbert & Sullivan's The gondoliers, or The king of Barataria by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marco and giuseppe Palmieri are two Venetian gondoliers - one of whom is also the rightful King of Barataria. Since no one knows which of them was abducted from the kingdom as a child, they have a chance to put their republican principles into practice by sharing the throne ... until it is revealed that in fact neither of them is truly king!
Gilbert & Sullivan's The yeomen of the guard, or The merryman and his maid by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phoebe Meryll's father has a plan to save Colonel Fairfax from execution. Fairfax needs to marry before he dies, and Elsie, the sweetheart of Jack Point, the professional jester, agrees to be his temporary bride
Gilbert & Sullivan's Iolanthe, or The peer and the peri by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iolanthe used to be the life and soul of Fairyland but was banished 25 years ago for marrying a mortal. Now, pardoned by the Fairy Queen she returns as a beautiful teenager, but with a 24-year-old son, Strephon, who is half fairy, half mortal. He is in love with Phyllis, a ward of the rather susceptible Lord Chancellor. For a while, these complications wreck havoc with the proceedings of the House of Lords, giving Gilbert a chance to poke fun at that august institution
Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida, or Castle Adamant by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Operetta in which Hilarion, awaiting the arrival of Princess Ida, who was betrothed to him twenty years earlier at the age of one, learns that she has renounced men and formed a women's university from which males of all species are strictly barred
Benjamin Britten's A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Glyndebourne's production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream is pure magic. Starring James Bowman, Ileana Cotrubas, Curt Appelgren, with music by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Figaro, the title character, is a matchmaker and man about town as well as a barber. He devises a way to get Rosina to marry Almaviva instead of her guardian, to whom she is already engaged
Macbeth an opera in four acts after Shakespeare by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Italian and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Macbeth is the first Shakespearean play Verdi successfully adapted for opera. Replete with music as gloomy and dramatically tense as the play written by Shakespeare, Macbeth is a serious work that profoundly portrays the personalities of Macbeth and his wife, who are both impelled by prophecies, ambitions, suspicions, and intrigues and driven into derangement and extreme emotions
Mozart's The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in German and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The young prince Tamino is being pursued by a horrible snake and finds himself in the lands belonging to the Queen of the Night. After the Queen's Ladies help kill the snake, Tamino meets Papageno, the Queen's bird catcher. It is revealed to Tamino that a distant king, Sarastro, has abducted the Queen's beautiful daughter, Pamina. After seeing her portrait, Tamino quickly falls in love. With the help of a magic flute, given to him by the Queen, Tamino and Papageno go on a quest to save Pamina. Meanwhile, in Sarastro's palace, Pamina is being tormented by the slavekeeper, Monostatos. Tamino and Papageno arrive and are surprised to find that Sarastro is not the cruel tyrant they thought. It turns out that Sarastro abducted Pamina because the gods had intended that she was to marry Tamino. After passing a series of tests by the Priests, Tamino is granted Pamina's hand
Mozart's Così fan tutte, ossia La scuola degli amanti All women behave like that, or The school for lovers by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comic opera in which two friends disguise themselves and seduce each other's sweethearts for the sake of a bet
Die Entführung aus dem Serail [The abduction from the seraglio] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opname van de voorstelling tijdens het Glyndebourne Festival Opera 1980
Beethoven's Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in German and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Florestan, a noble Spaniard, is imprisoned in the deepest dungeon of the fortress where he runs afoul of Pizarro, the governor. Leonora, his faithful wife, disguises herself as a man, Fidelio, enters the fortress and at length is able to free her husband
Verdi's Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in Italian and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Taken from Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor and from several passages of Henry IV relating to the character of Falstaff"--Credits
Le nozze di Figaro The marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Italian and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the tale of the servant Figaro, who is about to marry the maid Susanna. Unfortunately Count Almaviva has been keeping an eye on Susanna for himself and tries to prevent this marriage with the help of Bortolo, the doctor, but is continually thwarted
Mozart's Idomeneo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in Italian and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a storm at sea, Idomeneo, King of Crete, vows to the god Neptune that, if he survives, he will sacrifice the first human he meets on shore, which turns out to be his son, Idamante
The return of Ulysses to his homeland by Claudio Monteverdi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in Italian and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features a live opera in two acts. Ulysses returns home after twenty years from the Trojan War to find his faithful wife besieged by suitors anxious to assume his crown. Aided by his son and by the goddess Minerva, he defeats the suitors and wins back his wife and kingdom
The gondoliers by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Italy, this comic opera is a tale of temporarily thwarted love, disguises, confusion and jealousy
 
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Alternative Names
Heather, David, 1941-2005
Heather, David William, 1941-2005
Languages
English (53)
Italian (39)
German (7)
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