WorldCat Identities

Kirkby, Emma

Overview
Works: 1,374 works in 3,855 publications in 9 languages and 50,598 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Drama  Operas  Oratorios  Live sound recordings  Songs  Art music  Requiems  Music  Excerpts 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Vocalist, Other, Musician, per, Interviewee, Creator, Instrumentalist
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 5 languages and held by 1,590 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
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

50 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,025 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)
Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( )

36 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,010 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
A feather on the breath of God : sequences and hymns by Hildegard( Recording )

36 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 933 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 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 782 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
Vocal music by Dietrich Buxtehude( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmstrip consists of analysis, commentary and illustrations of Bach's Magnificat
The rival queens : opera arias and duets by George Frideric Handel( )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in Italian and English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera arias and overtures from the first half of Handel's operatic career, 1704-1726
Athalia by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 528 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 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem : K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD #710
Funeral teares ; Consort music by John Coperario( )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italienische Kantaten by George Frideric Handel( )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coffee cantata = Kaffee-Kantate ; Peasant cantata = Bauern-Kantate by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

18 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht: Kaffee-Kantate BWV 211 / Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet: Bauernkantate BWV 212
Gloria ; Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel( )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Latin and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian cantatas by George Frideric Handel( )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes two versions of Mira Lilla gentile, one with the soprano alternating with the violin, the other with the cello
Coronation mass : K317 ; Epistle sonata : K278 ; Vespers : K339 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando by George Frideric Handel( )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 31. Libretto: Carlo Sigismondo Capece
Magnificat ; Easter oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Latin and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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EMMA KIRBY

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

אמה קרקבי

エマ・カークビー

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