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Kirkby, Emma

Works: 1,307 works in 3,593 publications in 9 languages and 39,007 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Live sound recordings  Masses  Operas  Oratorios  Gregorian chants  Sequences (Music)  Sacred music  Hymns 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Vocalist, Other, Musician, Interviewee, per, sop, Creator, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Emma Kirkby
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

67 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Handel's Messiah by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, conducted by Christopher Hogwood
A feather on the breath of God : sequences and hymns by Hildegard( Recording )

37 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) GOTHIC VOICES. (1) PAGE, Christopher (conductor). (2) PHILPOT, Margaret (contralto). (3) GOTHIC VOICES. (3) PAGE, Christopher (conductor). (4) GOTHIC VOICES. (4) PAGE, Christopher (conductor). (5) VAN EVERA, Emily (soprano). (6) GOTHIC VOICES. (6) PAGE, Christopher (conductor). (7) PHILPOT, Margaret (contralto). (8) GOTHIC VOICES. (8) PAGE, Christopher (conductor)
Magnificat, BWV 243 ; Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen : cantata, BWV 51 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

53 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) KIRKBY, Emma (soprano). (1) NELSON, Judith (soprano). (1) REES, Judith (soprano). (1) THOMAS, David (bass-baritone). (1) NOORMAN, Jantina (mezzo-soprano). (1) EVERA, Emily van (soprano). (1) BEVAN, Rachel (soprano). (1) BONNER, Tessa (soprano). (1) BEVAN, Rachel (soprano). (1) TAVERNER CHOIR. (1) TAVERNER PLAYERS. (1) PARROTT, Andrew (conductor)
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taped at La Monnaie in Brussels in May 1998, this production of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo has become an operatic classic in a few short years. Choreographer/director Trisha Brown, conductor René Jacobs, and designer Roland Aeschlimann have created an ideal fusion of words, action, sight, and sound, one that never lets the viewer down and manages to tell the story in an elegant, unusual, and ultimately intensely moving manner
Requiem : K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

20 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD #710
Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 514 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
Vocal music by Dietrich Buxtehude( )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleofide by Johann Adolf Hasse( Recording )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleofide: Opera seria in tre atti. Libretto: Michelangelo Boccardi, adattato da Pietro Metastasio
Gloria ; Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel( )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Latin and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat ; Easter oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Latin and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music for Queen Mary : a celebration of the life and death of Queen Mary (1689-1695) by Henry Purcell( )

11 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monteverdi duets & solos : 14 duets & solos from madrigals, sacred music & opera by Claudio Monteverdi( )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trois leçons de Ténèbres ; Motet pour le jour de Pâques by François Couperin( )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chanson d'amour by H. H. A Beach( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conductor Helmuth Rilling has won both fan and critical acclaim for his interpretations of Bach's works. Now the Bach expert is joined by the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart and a cast of talented young soloists for dynamic recording of Bach's Mass in B Minor
Sacred vocal music by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Feb. 2-3, 1981 in the Church of St. Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead, London
Santa Cecilia by Henry Purcell( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vespro della Beata Vergine : (1610) by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) GOMEZ, Jill (soprano). (1) PALMER, Felicity (soprano). (1) BOWMAN, James (counter-tenor). (1) TEAR, Robert (tenor). (1) LANGRIDGE, Philip (tenor). (1) SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John (baritone). (1) RIPPON, Michael (bass). (1) MONTEVERDI CHOIR. (1) MONTEVERDI ORCHESTRA. (1) SALISBURY CATHEDRAL BOYS' CHOIR. (1) PHILIP JONES BRASS ENSEMBLE. (1) DAVID MUNROW RECORDER ENSEMBLE. (1) GARDNER, John Eliot (conductor)
Sacred cantatas by George Frideric Handel( )

11 editions published in 2001 in 4 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Emma Kirkby artiste lyrique

Emma Kirkby Brits zangeres

Emma Kirkby engelsk sopran

Emma Kirkby englische Sopranistin

Emma Kirkby soprano inglese

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Емма Кіркбі

Киркби, Эмма

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