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Kirkby, Emma

Overview
Works: 1,536 works in 4,105 publications in 9 languages and 55,523 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Drama  Operas  Oratorios  Live sound recordings  Requiems  Songs  Music  Excerpts  Sacred music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Other, Vocalist, Musician, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Creator
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Emma Kirkby
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

72 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening the disc is Vivaldi's brief Sonata al Santo Sepolcro, an instrumental work probably intended for inclusion in an Easter church service. This is followed by a Stabat Mater proper, also by Vivaldi. Vivaldi used just the first ten verses of the text, creating one of the most sombre of all settings, here performed by the Canadian ensemble Theatre of Early Music and its director, counter-tenor Daniel Taylor, who in Bach is joined by Emma Kirkby, taking on the soprano part
Dido and Aeneas : opera in 3 acts by Henry Purcell( )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feather on the breath of God : sequences and hymns by Hildegard( Recording )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rinaldo Alessandrini conducts one of Claudio Monteverdi's works, a piece that is considered as one of the earliest works recognized as an opera
Magnificat, BWV 243 ; Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen : cantata, BWV 51 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian cantatas by George Frideric Handel( )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes two versions of Mira Lilla gentile, one with the soprano alternating with the violin, the other with the cello
Great opera choruses = Berühmte Opernchöre by George Frideric Handel( )

28 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocal music by Dietrich Buxtehude( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmstrip consists of analysis, commentary and illustrations of Bach's Magnificat
Athalia by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem : K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

24 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD #710
Esther by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esther: Oratorium in einem Akt für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 50b. Libretto: Alexander Pope and John Arbuthnot / Sonate g-Moll für Oboe, zwei Violinen und Continuo, HWV 404
Pastoral dialogues by Emma Kirkby( )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphoniae sacrae II : 1615 by Giovanni Gabrieli( )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in Latin and German and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funeral teares ; Consort music by John Coperario( )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleofide by Johann Adolf Hasse( Recording )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleofide: Opera seria in tre atti. Libretto: Michelangelo Boccardi, adattato da Pietro Metastasio
Italienische Kantaten by George Frideric Handel( )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exsultate jubilate ; Motets = Motetten by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

6 editions published in 1984 in Latin and English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

43 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
 
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Emma Kirby

Emma Kirkby

Emma Kirkby artiste lyrique

Emma Kirkby Brits zangeres

Emma Kirkby engelsk sopran

Emma Kirkby englische Sopranistin

Emma Kirkby soprano inglese

Ема Къркби

Емма Кіркбі

Киркби, Эмма

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