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Ambroise Thomas

1811-1896 FR, Metz
Composer of Classical
A.k.a. Charles Louis Ambroise Thomas

Ambroise Thomas (Metz 5 August 1811 - Paris, 12 February 1896) was a French opera composer, best-known for his operas Mignon (1866) and Hamlet (1868, after Shakespeare) and as director of the Conservatoire de Paris from 1871-1896.

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Mignon, Acte III, scène 5: "Elle ne croyait pas, dans sa candeur naïve" on L'Opéra by Jonas Kaufmann
Mignon (arr. for violin and piano): Mignon, Act II: Me voici dans son boudoir, "Gavotte" (arr. for violin and piano) on Takako Nishizaki Plays Suzuki Evergreens, Vol. 1 by Takako Nishizaki
Thomas: Hamlet, Act 4: "À vos jeux, mes amis" (Ophélie) on Mirages by Sabine Devieilhe
Mignon / Act 1: "Connais-tu le pays" on Revive by Elina Garanca, Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana & Roberto Abbado
Hamlet: Hamlet, Act II: O vin, dissipe la tristesse on Opera Arias: Hvorostovsky, Dmitri - Borodin, A.P. / Mussorgsky, M.P. / Rubinstein, A. / Wagner, R. / Giordano, U. / Verdi, G. by Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Connais-tu le pays (Mignon) on Cantabile by Sol Gabetta
Tendu in C-Major, Opera "Mignon", Gavotte in A-Major, Act 1 on Music for Ballet Class, Vol. 2 by Konstantin Mortensen
Le Caid, Défilé on musiques militaires by Garde Republicaine
Gavotte from Mignon on Essential Classics: Opera Overtures by Various Artists
Thomas: Hamlet, Act 4 Scene 2: No. 18, Scene and Aria, "A vos jeux, mes amis, permettez-moi" (Ophélie) on COLORaturaS by Diana Damrau

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Title Artist Year Type
HamletAmbroise Thomas2016Album
MignonAmbroise Thomas2009Album
MignonAmbroise Thomas1998Album
Quartet In E Minor / Quartet In A Minor / Quartet In E Flat Major, Op.45Ambroise Thomas / Charles Gounod, Édouard Lalo ; The Daniel String Quartet1994Album
Paray Conducts Bizet & ThomasGeorges Bizet, Ambroise Thomas, Paul Paray, Detroit Symphony Orchestra1992Compil.
HamletAmbroise Thomas / Thomas Allen, Christine Barbaux, Josephine Veasey, Paul Hudson, Anthony Hose1980Album
MignonAmbroise Thomas1977Album
French Opera AriasFrederica von Stade, John Pritchard / The London Philharmonic Orchestra - Hector Berlioz • Charles Gounod • Jules Massenet • Giacomo Meyerbeer • Jacques Offenbach • Ambroise Thomas1976Album
MignonAmbroise Thomas - Jane Berbié, Mady Mesplé, Gérard Dunan, Xavier Depraz, Jean Fournet1964Album
MignonAmbroise Thomas1963Album
Faust Ballet Music / Mignon Overture / Dance Of The HoursCharles Gounod, Ambroise Thomas, Amilcare Ponchielli, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, Anatole Fistoulari1961Album
French OverturesFerdinand Hérold, Adolphe C. Adam, Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, Hector Berlioz, Ambroise Thomas - Orchestre Symphonique De La Radiodiffusion Nationale Belge, Bruxelles, Franz André1960Album
Aus MignonAmbroise Thomas — Anny Schlemm, Rita Streich, Lorenz Fehenberger, Toni Blankenheim, Bamberger Symphoniker, Münchner Philharmoniker, Staatsorchester Stuttgart, Ferdinand Leitner1953Album
Hamlet-Made Scene, Part. I / Hamlet-Mad Scene, Part IIAmbroise Thomas, Nellie Melba1907Album
"Mignon" OuvertureAmbroise ThomasAlbum
MignonAmbroise ThomasAlbum
Carmen / MignonArturo Toscanini, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Georges Bizet, Ambroise ThomasAlbum
Mignon (Pages Choisies)Ambroise Thomas - Jane Rhodes, Andrée Esposito, Alain Vanzo, Michel Roux, Jean-Claude HartemannAlbum
HamletAmbroise ThomasAlbum
MignonAmbroise Thomas, Irmgard Seefried / Catherine GayerSingle
CBS Masterworks Sampler SPR112Marc Antoine Charpentier, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Ambroise Thomas, Igor Stravinsky, Anton Webern, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Sebastian BachAlbum
Glinka - Ponchielli - Verdi - Thomas - Weber - Liszt - BerliozMikhail Ivanovich Glinka / Amilcare Ponchielli / Giuseppe Verdi / Ambroise Thomas / Franz Liszt / Hector Berlioz - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri SimonovCompil.
Una Voce Poco Fa / Io Son TitaniaGioacchino Rossini / Ambroise Thomas Sung By Amelita Galli-CurciAlbum
Overtüre IIGioacchino Rossini, Ferdinand Hérold, Ambroise Thomas, Franz von SuppéCompil.
MignonAmbroise ThomasAlbum
O Weine Nicht / Hymne Aus "Alessandro Stradella"Ambroise Thomas : Friedrich von Flotow : Walther Ludwig, Orchester Der Städtischen Oper BerlinAlbum
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