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Decca Record Company

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Works: 4,967 works in 7,457 publications in 5 languages and 17,880 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Film adaptations  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Opera films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Production personnel, Distributor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Quartet by Dustin Hoffman( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 1,336 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( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Italian and French and held by 389 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( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Set at the start of the 17th century, the story concerns the reign of Tsar Boris Godunov, who has murdered the Tsarevich Dmitri in order to obtain the succession, and the challenge made to him by the Pretender Dmitri. The opera is based on Pushkin's historical tragedy of the same name and Karamzin's History of the Russian state
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Italian and held by 293 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
The death of Klinghoffer by John Adams( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Opera, based on the hijacking by Palestinian terrorists of the Mediterranean cruise ship Achille Lauro
Capriccio a conversation piece for music in one act by Richard Strauss( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in German and held by 271 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( visu )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in Italian and English and held by 269 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
Salome by Richard Strauss( visu )
6 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 255 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
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in Italian and held by 250 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
Carmen by Georges Bizet( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Tragic opera about the tempestuous relationship between the Gypsy Carmen and the soldier Don José
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in Russian and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's most popular opera, the tale of a lovelorn girl and a jaded aristocrat
Bing's gold records by Bing Crosby( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Christmas adagios ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Cecilia Bartoli and Nikolaus Harnoncourt, live in concert with the orchestra of Concentus Musicus Wien the Styriarte Festival celebrates Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by Cecilia Bartoli( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 158 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
Eugene Onegin lyric scenes in 3 acts after Alexander Pushkin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in Russian and held by 155 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
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Italian and held by 151 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
Billy Budd an opera ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The story of the clash between the young, innocent sailor, Billy Budd, and his corrupt superior, Claggart
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 147 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
Orchestra! by Declan Lowney( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 128 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
La sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Bellini's tale of a young girl whose sleepwalking puts her romance in jeopardy. Elvino is engaged to Amina but her sleepwalking causes complications to their relationship when she enters the bedroom of the count
 
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Alternative Names
Decca
Decca music group Ltd
The Decca Record Company
Languages
English (59)
Italian (37)
Russian (16)
German (12)
French (6)
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