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Parrott, Andrew

Works: 643 works in 1,636 publications in 9 languages and 21,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Masses  Live sound recordings  History  Sacred music  Carols  Christmas music  Operas  Musical settings 
Roles: Conductor, Author, Performer, Editor, Director, Arranger, Singer, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Other, Translator, Adapter, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Andrew Parrott
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

46 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,220 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)
The new Oxford book of carols( )

17 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over settings of carols for the Christmas season, composed and folk, sacred and secular, and spanning the Catholic and Protestant traditions
The carol album : seven centuries of Christmas music by Taverner Consort( Recording )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Bach choir by Andrew Parrott( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and German and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many of the findings shed a surprising, even disturbing, light on conventions we have long taken for granted. A whole world away from, say, the typical oratorio choir of Handel's London with which we are reasonably familiar, the essential Bach choir was in fact an expert vocal quartet (or quintet), whose members were also responsible for all solos and duets. (In a mere handful of Bach's works, this solo team was selectively supported by a second rank of singers--also one per part--whose contribution was all but optional). Parrott shows that this use of a one-per-part choir was mainstream practice in the Lutheran Germany of Bach's time: Bach chose to use single voices not because a larger group was unavailable, but because they were the natural vehicle of elaborate concerted music
Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel( )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in January 1986, Temple Church, London (1st work), and at St.-John-at-Hackney, London, January 1993 (2nd-3rd works)
Symphoniae sacrae II : 1615 by Giovanni Gabrieli( Recording )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and his own superb choral ensemble, Polyphony, in a powerful performance of Bach's most dramatic masterpiece, the St. John Passion. Joined by a starry team of soloists, Layton directs a particularly vivid account of the work, the excitement of the narrative drama contrasting with heartbreaking moments of reflection
Magnificat ; Easter oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Latin and Miscellaneous languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messe de Nostre Dame by Guillaume( Recording )

43 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minstrels and beggars play ay the entrance of the church
The shorter New Oxford book of carols( )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and Multiple languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baroque festival by Taverner Players( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

52 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 371 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)
Mass in B minor = Messe in h-Moll = Messe en si mineur by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conductor Helmuth Rilling has won both fan and critical acclaim for his interpretations of Bach's works. Now the Bach expert is joined by the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart and a cast of talented young soloists for dynamic recording of Bach's Mass in B Minor
Carmelite Vespers by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pesar su propio Luteranismo, Handel escribió una notable música para la liturgia católica, durante su juventud en Roma. La interpretación de Parrott y sus grupos Taverner es regocijante. Handel escribió obviamente para un estelar soprano castrati, pero aquí las verdaderas "estrellas" son tres sopranos solistas (femeninas) de Parrott. Jill Feldman no estaba en su mejor voz para esta grabación: sus momentos más fuertes pueden sonar un poquito forzados, pero su cantar más suave es verdaderamente encantador. Emma Kirkby es, por supuesto, un placer en el "Laudate pueri", y Emily van Evera canta a la perfección
Tenebrae by Carlo Gesualdo( )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia sex vocibus / Benedictus Dominus Deus Israel sex vocibus / Miserere mei sex vocibus
Santa Cecilia by Henry Purcell( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music for pleasure and devotion by Henry Purcell( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of the Sistine Chapel by Taverner Consort( )

21 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A night at the Chinese opera by Judith Weir( )

10 editions published in 2000 in English and Creek and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The new Oxford book of carols
Alternative Names
Andrew Parrott Brits dirigent

Andrew Parrott chef de chœur et chef d'orchestre

Andrew Parrott direttore d'orchestra britannico

Andrew Parrott dyrygent brytyjski

Andrew Parrott englischer Chorleiter und Musikwissenschaftler

Parrot, Andrew 1947-

Parrott, Andrew 1947-

Parrott, Andrew (Andrew Haden), 1947-

Parrott, Andrew Haden.

Parrott, Andrew Haden 1947-

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The essential Bach choirThe shorter New Oxford book of carols