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Decca Record Company

Works: 4,791 works in 7,482 publications in 5 languages and 18,403 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Nonfiction films  Operas  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Production personnel, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 782.1
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Quartet by John Cage( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 1,351 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
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 371 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
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
4 editions published in 1995 in Italian and French and held by 354 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
The death of Klinghoffer by John Adams( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Based on the 1985 hijacking by Palestinian terrorists of the Mediterranean cruise ship Achille Lauro. Award-winning British film-maker Penny Woolcock, working with the composer, ingeniously reworked the original, using techniques afforded by film to imbue the narrative with realism. While the main action is shot on location in the Mediterranean, actual and recreated archive footage tells the broader story of the characters before and after the hijacking
Capriccio : a conversation piece for music in one act by Richard Strauss( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in German and English and held by 270 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 )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in Italian and English and held by 268 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
Bach : smart music for activity time by Johann Sebastian Bach( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in No Linguistic Content and held by 213 libraries worldwide
"Listening to the melodies and harmonies of classical music has been found to enhance and develop math and reasoning skills and give babies a head start for later learning ..."--Back of package
Salome by Richard Strauss( visu )
6 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Salome dances for King Herod and demands that the head of John the Baptist be brought to her on a platter
Operetten hits ( file )
in German and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in Russian and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's most popular opera, the tale of a lovelorn girl and a jaded aristocrat
Christmas adagios ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Bing's gold records by Bing Crosby( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 153 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"--Container
George Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Tragic opera about the tempestuous relationship between the Gypsy Carmen and the soldier Don José
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in Italian and held by 152 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
Eugene Onegin : lyric scenes in 3 acts after Alexander Pushkin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in Russian and held by 152 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 149 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( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in Italian and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A filmed performance of Verdi's tragic opera dealing with love, lust, revenge, betrayal and death in sixteenth century Mantua
Orchestra! by Declan Lowney( visu )
1 edition 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
ARGO division of the Decca Record Co. Ltd.
Decca (Casa discográfica)
Decca Classics.
Decca Classics Productions.
Decca (Firm : Great Britain)
Decca London, 1929 - 1999
Decca, ltd.
Decca Ltd.(Casa discográfica)
Decca music group Ltd
Decca Record, Argo Division.
Decca Record Co.
Decca Record Co. (Casa discográfica)
Decca Record Co. London
Decca Record Co. Ltd. (Casa discográfica)
Decca Record Company/Argo.
Decca Record Company <Argo division>.
Decca Record Company/Éditions de l'Oiseau-Lyre.
Decca Record Company Limited
Decca Record Company Limited <Argo division>.
Decca Record Company Limited (Casa discográfica)
The Decca Record Company
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Italian (20)
Russian (16)
German (13)
French (6)
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