WorldCat Identities

Jones, Della

Works: 592 works in 1,746 publications in 7 languages and 27,787 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Songs and music  Excerpts  Musical settings  Musicals  Oratorios  Sacred music  Televised operas 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Other, Author, Musician
Classifications: M1500.M69, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Della Jones
Candide by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic comic strip come to life. Directed by Harold Prince. Music composed by Bernstein, Lyrics composed by Richard Wilbur. Starring Lewis J. Stadlen with Mark Baker, Maureen Brennan, Sam Freed, June Gable, and Deborah St. Darr
Solomon by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salomo: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 67. Text: Autor unbekannt
Alcina by George Frideric Handel( )

44 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the finest conductors of baroque opera brings another installment in the prize-winning series of Handel opera recordings. He has chosen international superstar mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato for the title role as she brings a unique perspective and formidable technique, creating an unforgettable performance
A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of opera's most original Shakespeare adaptations comes to live in this broadcast with James Conlon conducting a youthful ensemble cast of rising stars, led by Iestyn Davies and Kathleen Kim as Oberon and Tytania, King and Queen of the fairies. The quartet of lovers is portrayed by Elizabeth DeShong (Hermia), Joseph Kaiser (Lysander), Erin Wall (Helena), and Michael Todd Simpson (Demetrius). Matthew Rose sings the donkey-headed Bottom and Riley Costello is the mischievous Puck
Gloriana by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloriana: Opera in Three Acts, op. 53. Libretto: William Plomer
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A studio performance of one of Handel's best known operas by the English National Opera. The Opera, a tale of love and power based on Shakespeare's play, was first performed in 1724 at the Haymarket Theatre in London using castrati singers in the heroes roles. This lavish production follows modern practice in using women in these parts, and in particular, Dame Janet Baker creates the virtuoso role of Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings, in Latin and English, of Julius Caesar
Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, or The lass that loved a sailor by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the quarterdeck of H.M.S. Pinafore, Captain Corcoran 's ship and his crew await the coming of Sir Joseph Porter, who is going to inspect Corcoran's ship and marry his daughter, Josephine. But Josephine is secretly in love with Ralph Rackstraw, a member of the crew. they attempt to elope but are apprehended. Through a strange twist revealed by Buttercup, the bumboat woman, all ends happily after all"--Container
Agrippina by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composed in 1709, Agrippina is an opera seria in three acts on a libretto by Cardinal Vincenzo Grimani. The opera tells the story of Agrippina, the mother of Nero, as she plots the downfall of the Roman Emperor Claudius and the installation of her son as emperor. Grimani's libretto, considered one of the best that Handel set, is full of topical political allusions. Some believe that it reflects the rivalry between Grimani and Pope Clement XI. Jacobs performs the work in its original version
The morning watch ; Symphony no. 9 : Sinfonia sacra by Edmund Rubbra( )

8 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vocalists for this touching work are Rosa Feola, Gerhild Romberger, Dmitry Korchak and Mika Kares. Premiered in Paris in 1842, Stabat Mater became a sensational success, surprising listeners in particular with its tremendous musical diversity - from operatic and a cappella elements to bel canto style and contrapuntal writing
La clemenza di Tito by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

12 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under James Levine's persuasive and loving leadership, this first-rate cast demonstrates Mozart's late opera crackles with passion and drama. The Roman emperor Tito (Kenneth Riegel) is besieged by death plots, a massive fire in Rome, and his best friend's betrayal. The young Roman patrician Sesto, sung by Tatiana Troyanos in one of her greatest performances, is besotted by the vengeful and manipulative Vitellia (Elizabeth Connell). An enchanting Gail Robinson is Servilia, Sesto's sister, who is desired by the emperor himself but in love with another man
The four elements ; In terra pax by Frank Martin( )

10 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Settings of poems by W.H. Auden by Della Jones( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and German and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This abridged holiday presentation for families of opera's most popular comedy, sung in English, features a cast of youthful Met stars: Isabel Leonard is the feisty Rosina, Alek Shrader is her suitor, Count Almaviva, and Rodion Pogossov is Figaro, the resourceful barber of the title. John Del Carlo sings as Rosina's foolish guardian, Dr. Bartolo, and Yves Abel conducts
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
The cloud messenger, op. 30 ; The hymn of Jesus, op. 37 by Gustav Holst( )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and Multiple languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded June 4, 5, and 9, 1990 in St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London
Manuel de Falla's Spain by Manuel de Falla( )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resurrection by Peter Maxwell Davies( )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suor Angelica by Giacomo Puccini( )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Della Jones

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Della Jones Welsh mezzo-soprano