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Kirkby, Emma

Overview
Works: 1,419 works in 3,983 publications in 9 languages and 54,311 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Drama  Operas  Oratorios  Live sound recordings  Songs  Cantatas  Art music  Music  Excerpts 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Vocalist, Other, Musician, Instrumentalist, per, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Emma Kirkby
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

76 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,605 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 )

52 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,038 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( )

35 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,026 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 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 685 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
Italian cantatas by George Frideric Handel( )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 670 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( )

27 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocal music by Dietrich Buxtehude( )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 550 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 539 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 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esther by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

21 editions published in 1985 in 4 languages and held by 500 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 499 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 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funeral teares ; Consort music by John Coperario( )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italienische Kantaten by George Frideric Handel( )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 455 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( )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Latin and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando by George Frideric Handel( )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 31. Libretto: Carlo Sigismondo Capece
 
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