WorldCat Identities

Kirkby, Emma

Overview
Works: 1,295 works in 3,797 publications in 7 languages and 48,891 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Music  Live sound recordings  Art music  Cantatas  Sacred music  Gregorian chants  Motets  Sequences (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Vocalist, Other, Musician, per, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Creator
Classifications: M2020, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Emma Kirkby
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

56 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,013 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 976 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 864 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 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 647 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( )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Athalia by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

34 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 523 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 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funeral teares ; Consort music by John Coperario( )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italienische Kantaten by George Frideric Handel( )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmstrip consists of analysis, commentary and illustrations of Bach's Magnificat
Coffee cantata = Kaffee-Kantate ; Peasant cantata = Bauern-Kantate by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

19 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 443 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( )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Latin and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian cantatas by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes two versions of Mira Lilla gentile, one with the soprano alternating with the violin, the other with the cello
Magnificat ; Easter oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Latin and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coronation mass : K317 ; Epistle sonata : K278 ; Vespers : K339 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando by George Frideric Handel( )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando: Dramma per musica in tre atti, HWV 31. Libretto: Carlo Sigismondo Capece
Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi( )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telarc: Cd-80105
La resurrezione by George Frideric Handel( )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recording of a sacred oratorio detailing the events between, and during, Good Friday and Easter Sunday as preceded the resurrection of Christ
Messiah : highlights by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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

Languages
Latin (119)

English (101)

Italian (59)

German (39)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Danish (1)

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