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Marjorie Thomas

voc, 1923-2008 GB
Singer of Classical
A.k.a. Marjorie Gwendolen Thomas

Marjorie Gwendolen Thomas (5 June 1923 – 12 September 2008) was an English opera and oratorio singer for almost three decades.Thomas sang at the Royal Opera House and was a regular performer at the Promenade Concerts and the Three Choirs Festivals and, for many years, a professor of singing at London's Royal Academy of Music. A favourite soloist of Sir Malcolm Sargent's, she also participated in a number of recordings of Gilbert and Sullivan operas.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
The Mikado, Act II: The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring (Nanki-Poo, Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah, Ko-Ko) on Music for spring by Various Artists
HMS Pinafore: Overture on Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore by Richard Lewis, John Cameron & Elsie Morison
The Yeomen of the Guard, Act I: When Maiden Loves She Sits and Sighs (Phoebe) on The History of Opera: English Language Opera by Various Artists
Symphony No. 3 In D Minor / Part 2: IV. Sehr langsam. Misterioso: "O Mensch! Gib acht!" 'O Mensch! Gib acht' on Mahler: 10 Symphonies by Gustav Mahler, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Rafael Kubelík
Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2: No. 20, Hallelujah! on Classical Music 50 - The Best of Christmas: The Most Famous Orchestral and Choral Festive Pieces by Various Artists
Symphony No. 3 In D Minor / Part 2: V. Lustig im Tempo und keck im Ausdruck: "Bimm Bamm. Es sungen drei Engel" on Mahler: 10 Symphonies by Gustav Mahler, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Rafael Kubelík
Welt und Traum, Chapter 2: Wiener Lehrjahre - Das Studium on Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D Major "Titan" & Welt und Traum by Gustav Mahler, Mariss Jansons & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Welt und Traum, Chapter 3: Fahrender Gesell - Die Dirigentenkarriere on Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D Major "Titan" & Welt und Traum by Gustav Mahler, Mariss Jansons & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Welt und Traum, Chapter 4: In der Tretmühle - Budapest und Hamburg on Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D Major "Titan" & Welt und Traum by Gustav Mahler, Mariss Jansons & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Welt und Traum, Chapter 8: Gott ohne Heimat - Opernreform und Schaffensrausch on Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D Major "Titan" & Welt und Traum by Gustav Mahler, Mariss Jansons & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel / Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Sir Malcolm Sargent, Elsie Morison, Richard Lewis, Marjorie Thomas, James Milligan2013Album
Stars Of English Opera in the 1930's & 40'sWebster Booth, Gwen Catley, Joan Cross, Joan Hammond, John Hargreaves, Janet Howe, James Johnston, Redvers Llewellyn, David Lloyd, Heddle Nash, Oscar Natzke, Dennis Noble, Gladys Ripley, Marjorie Thomas1996Album
Elgar - Cello Concerto, The Music MakersJacqueline Du Pré, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Marjorie Thomas, Sir Edward Elgar1992Album
HMS Pinafore/Trial By JuryGilbert & Sullivan, Sir Malcolm Sargent, George Baker, John Cameron, Richard Lewis, Owen Brannigan, James Milligan, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Monica Sinclair1978Compil.
The Best Of Gilbert & Sullivan: Music From The Mikado, Iolanthe , H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates Of Penzance, The Yeoman Of The GuardGilbert & Sullivan, George Baker • Geraint Evans • Elsie Morison • Marjorie Thomas • Monica Sinclair • Richard Lewis • John Cameron • Owen Brannigan • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus • Pro Arte Orchestra Of London • Sir Malcolm Sargent1970Compil.
Highlights From ElijahFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Elizabeth Harwood, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, The Royal Choral Society, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1965Album
The GondoliersGilbert & Sullivan, Elsie Morison, Monica Sinclair, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, John Cameron, James Milligan, Alexander Young, Geraint Evans, Owen Brannigan, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Pro Arte Orchestra Of London, Sir Malcolm Sargent1961Album
The Mikado * Act 1 ExcerptsGilbert & Sullivan - Owen Brannigan, Richard Lewis, Geraint Evans, Ian Wallace, John Cameron, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Jeannette Sinclair, Monica Sinclair, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Pro Arte Orchestra Of London, Sir Malcolm Sargent1960Single
Messiah HighlightsGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, Huddersfield Choral Society, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1959Album
Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes (Complete) Opus Nos. 52 & 65Johannes Brahms ; Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, Donald Bell, Vronsky And Babin1959Album
H.M.S. PinaforeGilbert & Sullivan, George Baker • John Cameron • Richard Lewis • Owen Brannigan • Elsie Morison • Marjorie Thomas • Monica Sinclair • James Milligan • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus • Pro Arte Orchestra Of London • Sir Malcolm Sargent1958Album
The Dream Of GerontiusJohn Henry Newman, Sir Edward Elgar, Richard Lewis, Marjorie Thomas, John Cameron, Huddersfield Choral Society, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1955Album
English Branch, Handel, MessiahSir Thomas Beecham, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Elsie Suddaby, Marjorie Thomas, Georg Friedrich Händel1947Single
Serenade To Music, Fantasia On Greensleeves, Towards The Unknown Region, Overture The WaspsRalph Vaughan Williams, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Duncan Robertson, Trevor Anthony, London Symphony Chorus And The London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm SargentAlbum
Confitebor Tibi DomineJohann Christian Bach, Halina Lukomska, Marjorie Thomas, Hans-Ulrich Mielsch, Stiftschor Der Benediktinerabtei Einsiedeln, Collegium AureumAlbum
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent - Elsie Morison, Richard Lewis, Marjorie Thomas, James MilliganAlbum
Messiah - AriasElsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Sir Malcolm Sargent Conducts Liverpool Philharmonic OrchestraSingle
The Mikado * Act 2 ExcerptsGilbert & Sullivan - Owen Brannigan, Richard Lewis, Geraint Evans, Ian Wallace, John Cameron, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Jeannette Sinclair, Monica Sinclair, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Pro Arte Orchestra Of London, Sir Malcolm SargentSingle
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel – Huddersfield Choral Society And Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, James MilliganAlbum
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