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Kirkby, Emma

Overview
Works: 1,262 works in 3,516 publications in 8 languages and 34,400 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Operas  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Sacred music  Interviews  Art music  Songs 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Vocalist, Other, Musician, per, Interviewee, Creator, sop, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500.P87, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Emma Kirkby
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

64 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 921 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 )

35 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 854 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)
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

50 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 774 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)
Magnificat, BWV 243 ; Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen : cantata, BWV 51 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem : K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

22 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD #710
Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 503 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 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria ; Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel( )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Latin and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat ; Easter oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Latin and held by 401 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 371 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 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred vocal music by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 347 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 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 330 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 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 319 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
Sacred cantatas by Dietrich Buxtehude( )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantatas, concertos & Magnificat by Antonio Vivaldi( Recording )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat.. RV 610. Vivaldi,, Antonio
Symphoniae sacrae : op. 10 by Heinrich Schütz( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Westminster Abbey, London, members of the Academy of Ancient Music, perform Handel's "Messiah" using instruments of the period or accurate modern copies. The choruses are sung by boy trebles and male altos, tenorsand basses, all members of the Choir of Westminster Abbey. The soloists improvise embellishments in the arias and, in certain cases, join in the singing of the choruses, just as they would have done 240 years ago
 
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EMMA KIRBY

Emma Kirkby artiste lyrique

Emma Kirkby Brits zanger

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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