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Shirley-Quirk, John

Overview
Works: 1,186 works in 3,341 publications in 7 languages and 34,682 library holdings
Genres: Music  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Fiction  Drama  Operas  Oratorios  Symphonies  Sea stories  Christian fiction 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Author, Other, Vocalist, Artist, bar, Musician, per
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Shirley-Quirk
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

70 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
A village Romeo and Juliet by Frederick Delius( )

27 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Village Romeo and Juliet: Lyric Drama in Six Scenes based on the novella Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe by Gottfried Keller
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

48 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Mann's celebrated tale of unrequited love and death is given a new perspective in Benjamin Britten's final opera, first performed just a year and a half before this Met broadcast. The composer's long-time companion, tenor Peter Pears, reprises his world-premiere portrayal of Gustav von Aschenbach, the elderly and solitary novelist at the center of the story, who tragically falls in love with the beautiful youth Tadzio (played by a dancer). Pears is joined by two other veterans of the opera's world premiere--John Shirley-Quirk, who plays the seven characters that propel Aschenbach to his destiny, and conductor Steuart Bedford
A child of our time by Michael Tippett( Recording )

38 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1938 assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by Jewish refugee Herschel Grynszpan, which led to Germany's Kristallnacht
Curlew River by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

37 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curlew River: A Church Parable in One Act, op.71. Text: William Plomer
Ivan the Terrible ; Alexander Nevsky by Sergey Prokofiev( )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Russian and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 8 by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of Mahler's 8th symphony is built around the 4th century Latin hymn Veni, Creator Spiritus (come, spirit of creation). The second part retells the final episode of Goethe's Faust in which the title character finds salvation. This recording also includes the Adagio from Mahler's 10th symphony and is the final installment of the San Francisco Symphony's Mahler cycle
Hodie : a Christmas cantata by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. WILLCOCKS, David (conductor). BACH CHOIR. CHORISTERS OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY. BAKER, Janet (mezzo-soprano). LEWIS, Richard (tenor). SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John (baritone)
Symphony no. 4 ; Les espaces du sommeil ; Symphony no. 3 by Witold Lutosławski( Recording )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Nov. 15, 1993 (1st work), and Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 2, 1985 (2nd-3rd works), in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, Calif
War requiem : op. 66 ; Sinfonia da requiem : op. 20 ; Ballad of heroes : op. 14 by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judas Maccabeus : (1746) by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

15 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmina Burana by Carl Orff( Recording )

42 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936. It is based on 24 of the poems found in the medieval collection Carmina Burana
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

16 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Budd, a paragon of simple goodness and virile beauty, is pressed into the crew of the HMS Indomitable
The light of life by Edward Elgar( )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This CD is part of an edition released to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, which presents all the major orchestral, choral, chamber and stage works, as well as many lesser pieces and rarities in interpretations by the 20th century's finest Elgarians
Die Jakobsleiter : (Fragment) ; Chamber symphony : no. 1, op. 9 ; Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielszene : op. 34 by Arnold Schoenberg( )

10 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea symphony by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

24 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kingdom ; Coronation ode by Edward Elgar( )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This CD is part of an edition released to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, which presents all the major orchestral, choral, chamber and stage works, as well as many lesser pieces and rarities in interpretations by the 20th century's finest Elgarians
The pilgrim's progress by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An allegorical account of Christian's journeys toward the Celestial City from the City of Destruction
Samson by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samson: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 57. Text: Newburgh Hamilton
The creation ; Missa in tempore belli by Joseph Haydn( )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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John Shirley-Quirk britischer Bass-Bariton

John Shirley-Quirk Brits zanger (1931-2014)

John Shirley-Quirk cantante lirico inglese

John Shirley-Quirk chanteur britannique (baryton-basse)

John Shirley-Quirk English bass-baritone

Quirk, James Shirley-.

Quirk, John Shirley.

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Quirk John Shirley- 1931-2014

Quirk, Shirley 1931-2014

Šerli-Kuerk, Džon.

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Shirley-Quirk, James.

Shirley Quirk, John 1931-2014

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Ширли-Куирк, Джон

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