Emma Kirkby
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1949-02-26
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Dame (Carolyn) Emma Kirkby, DBE (born 26 February 1949) is an English soprano and one of the world's most renowned early music specialists who has sung on well over a hundred recordings. She was appointed a Dame Commander of the ...

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Thomas Arne, Academy of Ancient Music, Emma Kirkby & Christopher Hogwood
Rise, Glory, rise for voice & accomp [from the play 'Rosamond']
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Rise, Glory, rise for voice & accomp [from the play 'Rosamond'] Rise, Glory, rise for voice & accomp [from the play 'Rosamond'] Rise, Glory, rise for voice & accomp [from the play 'Rosamond'] Rise, Glory, rise for voice & accomp [from the play 'Rosamond']
Anthony Rooley, Richard Campbell, Catherine Mackintosh, Henry Purcell, Christopher Hogwood & Emma Kirkby
Urge me no more
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Urge me no more Urge me no more Urge me no more Urge me no more
George Frideric Handel, Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music & Andrew Manze
Gentle Morpheus, son of night (Calliope's song) from Alceste (HWV.45)
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Gentle Morpheus, son of night (Calliope's song) from Alceste (HWV.45) Gentle Morpheus, son of night (Calliope's song) from Alceste (HWV.45) Gentle Morpheus, son of night (Calliope's song) from Alceste (HWV.45) Gentle Morpheus, son of night (Calliope's song) from Alceste (HWV.45)
Amy Beach, Charles Medlam, James Lisney & Emma Kirkby
Chanson d'amour
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Chanson d'amour Chanson d'amour Chanson d'amour Chanson d'amour
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Academy of Ancient Music, Emma Kirkby & Christopher Hogwood
Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gonner! K.383
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Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gonner! K.383 Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gonner! K.383 Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gonner! K.383 Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gonner! K.383
William Byrd, Rose Consort of Viols & Emma Kirkby
Content is rich
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Content is rich Content is rich Content is rich Content is rich
Thomas Arne, Emma Kirkby, Roy Goodman & The Parley of Instruments
Arne The Morning (cantata)
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Arne The Morning (cantata) Arne The Morning (cantata) Arne The Morning (cantata) Arne The Morning (cantata)
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Academy of Ancient Music, Emma Kirkby & Christopher Hogwood
Salve Regina in C minor
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Salve Regina in C minor Salve Regina in C minor Salve Regina in C minor Salve Regina in C minor
Johann Sebastian Bach, Emma Kirkby, Roy Goodman & The Parley of Instruments
'Soll denn der Pales Opfer...Schafe können sicher weiden' BWV208
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'Soll denn der Pales Opfer...Schafe können sicher weiden' BWV208 'Soll denn der Pales Opfer...Schafe können sicher weiden' BWV208 'Soll denn der Pales Opfer...Schafe können sicher weiden' BWV208 'Soll denn der Pales Opfer...Schafe können sicher weiden' BWV208
George Frideric Handel, Academy of Ancient Music, Emma Kirkby & Andrew Manze
Dica il falso, dica il vero -- from Alessandro Act 2 Scene 8
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Dica il falso, dica il vero -- from Alessandro Act 2 Scene 8 Dica il falso, dica il vero -- from Alessandro Act 2 Scene 8 Dica il falso, dica il vero -- from Alessandro Act 2 Scene 8 Dica il falso, dica il vero -- from Alessandro Act 2 Scene 8
George Frideric Handel, Emma Kirkby, Charles Medlam & London Baroque
Armida abbandonata - Italian cantata no.13 HWV.105; Siciliana
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Armida abbandonata - Italian cantata no.13 HWV.105; Siciliana Armida abbandonata - Italian cantata no.13 HWV.105; Siciliana Armida abbandonata - Italian cantata no.13 HWV.105; Siciliana Armida abbandonata - Italian cantata no.13 HWV.105; Siciliana
Anthony Rooley, Henry Purcell & Emma Kirkby
Sweeter than Roses
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Sweeter than Roses Sweeter than Roses Sweeter than Roses Sweeter than Roses
Emma Kirkby, Antonio Vivaldi, Academy of Ancient Music & Andrew Manze
Nulla in mundo pax sincera for soprano and orchestra (RV.630)
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Nulla in mundo pax sincera for soprano and orchestra (RV.630) Nulla in mundo pax sincera for soprano and orchestra (RV.630) Nulla in mundo pax sincera for soprano and orchestra (RV.630) Nulla in mundo pax sincera for soprano and orchestra (RV.630)
Alessandro Scarlatti, Tessa Bonner, Anthony Rooley, Emma Kirkby, Deborah Roberts, Evelyn Tubb, Mary Nichols & Giovanni Battista Guarini
Cor mio, deh non languire [Dear heart, I prithee do not waste away]
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Cor mio, deh non languire [Dear heart, I prithee do not waste away] Cor mio, deh non languire [Dear heart, I prithee do not waste away] Cor mio, deh non languire [Dear heart, I prithee do not waste away] Cor mio, deh non languire [Dear heart, I prithee do not waste away]
Heinrich Schütz, Purcell Quartet & Emma Kirkby
Ich Werde Nicht Sterben Swv.346
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Ich Werde Nicht Sterben Swv.346 Ich Werde Nicht Sterben Swv.346 Ich Werde Nicht Sterben Swv.346 Ich Werde Nicht Sterben Swv.346
Emma Kirkby, Thomas Arne, Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood
Where the Bee Sucks [from 'The Tempest']
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Where the Bee Sucks [from 'The Tempest'] Where the Bee Sucks [from 'The Tempest'] Where the Bee Sucks [from 'The Tempest'] Where the Bee Sucks [from 'The Tempest']
Taverner Choir, Henry Purcell, Taverner Players, Emma Kirkby & Andrew Parrott
Dido and Aeneas Act 3 finale
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Dido and Aeneas Act 3 finale Dido and Aeneas Act 3 finale Dido and Aeneas Act 3 finale Dido and Aeneas Act 3 finale
Heinrich Schütz, Anthony Rooley, Richard Wistreich, Andrew King, Emma Kirkby, The Consort of Musicke, Evelyn Tubb & Mary Nichols
Ride la primavera for 5 voices (SWV.7)
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Ride la primavera for 5 voices (SWV.7) Ride la primavera for 5 voices (SWV.7) Ride la primavera for 5 voices (SWV.7) Ride la primavera for 5 voices (SWV.7)
Giovanni Priuli, Anthony Rooley, Emma Kirkby, The Consort of Musicke, Alan Ewing, Evelyn Tubb, Mary Nichols, Paul Agnew & Giovanni Battista Guarini
Cor mio, deh non languire
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Cor mio, deh non languire Cor mio, deh non languire Cor mio, deh non languire Cor mio, deh non languire
George Frideric Handel, Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music & Andrew Manze
Aria from "Rodrigo": 'Perche viva il caro sposo'
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Aria from "Rodrigo": 'Perche viva il caro sposo' Aria from "Rodrigo": 'Perche viva il caro sposo' Aria from "Rodrigo": 'Perche viva il caro sposo' Aria from "Rodrigo": 'Perche viva il caro sposo'
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Academy of Ancient Music, Emma Kirkby, James Bowman & Christopher Hogwood
Stabat mater in F minor for soprano, alto, strings & organ: Sancta Mater istud agas
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Stabat mater in F minor for soprano, alto, strings & organ: Sancta Mater istud agas Stabat mater in F minor for soprano, alto, strings & organ: Sancta Mater istud agas Stabat mater in F minor for soprano, alto, strings & organ: Sancta Mater istud agas Stabat mater in F minor for soprano, alto, strings & organ: Sancta Mater istud agas
George Frideric Handel, Academy of Ancient Music, Emma Kirkby, Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford & Christopher Hogwood
Messiah
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Messiah Messiah Messiah Messiah
Hildegard von Bingen, Christopher Page, Emma Kirkby & Gothic Voices
Columba aspexit
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Columba aspexit Columba aspexit Columba aspexit Columba aspexit
Robert White, Hildegard von Bingen, Doreen Muskett, Christopher Page, Emma Kirkby & Gothic Voices
O lerusalem
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O lerusalem O lerusalem O lerusalem O lerusalem
Jakob Lindberg, John Dowland & Emma Kirkby
Go crystal tears
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Go crystal tears Go crystal tears Go crystal tears Go crystal tears
Anthony Rooley, Robert Jones & Emma Kirkby
Now what is love for voice and accompaniment [1601]
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Now what is love for voice and accompaniment [1601] Now what is love for voice and accompaniment [1601] Now what is love for voice and accompaniment [1601] Now what is love for voice and accompaniment [1601]
Anthony Rooley, Henry Purcell & Emma Kirkby
Pausanias, the betrayer of his country...(Z.585), Sweeter than roses [sop & bc]
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Pausanias, the betrayer of his country...(Z.585), Sweeter than roses [sop & bc] Pausanias, the betrayer of his country...(Z.585), Sweeter than roses [sop & bc] Pausanias, the betrayer of his country...(Z.585), Sweeter than roses [sop & bc] Pausanias, the betrayer of his country...(Z.585), Sweeter than roses [sop & bc]
Claudio Monteverdi, Andrew Parrott, Emma Kirkby, Rogers Covey-Crump, Taverner Consort, Taverner Players & David Thomas
Dixit Dominus (ii) [1640] for 8 voices, 2 vn, 4 va/trbn
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Dixit Dominus (ii) [1640] for 8 voices, 2 vn, 4 va/trbn Dixit Dominus (ii) [1640] for 8 voices, 2 vn, 4 va/trbn Dixit Dominus (ii) [1640] for 8 voices, 2 vn, 4 va/trbn Dixit Dominus (ii) [1640] for 8 voices, 2 vn, 4 va/trbn
George Frideric Handel, Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood
Sweet Bird from L’Allegro, il Penserosa ed il Moderato
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Sweet Bird from L’Allegro, il Penserosa ed il Moderato Sweet Bird from L’Allegro, il Penserosa ed il Moderato Sweet Bird from L’Allegro, il Penserosa ed il Moderato Sweet Bird from L’Allegro, il Penserosa ed il Moderato
Thomas Arne, Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood
Brightest Lady: Thrice Upon thy Finger’s Tip (Comus)
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Brightest Lady: Thrice Upon thy Finger’s Tip (Comus) Brightest Lady: Thrice Upon thy Finger’s Tip (Comus) Brightest Lady: Thrice Upon thy Finger’s Tip (Comus) Brightest Lady: Thrice Upon thy Finger’s Tip (Comus)
Henry Purcell, Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music, Julianne Baird & Christopher Hogwood
Fear no danger to ensue [Dido & Aeneas]
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Fear no danger to ensue [Dido & Aeneas] Fear no danger to ensue [Dido & Aeneas] Fear no danger to ensue [Dido & Aeneas] Fear no danger to ensue [Dido & Aeneas]
Jakob Lindberg, Emma Kirkby & Thomas Morley
Come sorrow, come
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Come sorrow, come Come sorrow, come Come sorrow, come Come sorrow, come
Claudio Monteverdi, The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley, Emma Kirkby, Judith Nelson & Poppy Holden
Come dolce hoggi l'aurelta
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Come dolce hoggi l'aurelta Come dolce hoggi l'aurelta Come dolce hoggi l'aurelta Come dolce hoggi l'aurelta
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music, James Bowman & Christopher Hogwood
Stabat mater
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Stabat mater Stabat mater Stabat mater Stabat mater
Christopher Hogwood, Academy of Ancient Music, Emma Kirkby & Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata No.202 "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten"
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Cantata No.202 "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten" Cantata No.202 "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten" Cantata No.202 "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten" Cantata No.202 "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten"
Antonio Vivaldi, David Thomas, Judith Nelson, Carolyn Watkinson, Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music, Paul Elliott, The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral & Simon Preston
Gloria
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Gloria Gloria Gloria Gloria
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood
Exsultate jubilate, K.165/158a (Salzburg Version)
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Exsultate jubilate, K.165/158a (Salzburg Version) Exsultate jubilate, K.165/158a (Salzburg Version) Exsultate jubilate, K.165/158a (Salzburg Version) Exsultate jubilate, K.165/158a (Salzburg Version)
Henry Purcell, Emma Kirkby, Anthony Rooley & Christopher Hogwood
An Evening Hymn
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An Evening Hymn An Evening Hymn An Evening Hymn An Evening Hymn
Alan Wilson, Alessandro Stradella & Emma Kirkby
Quando mai vi Stancherete
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Quando mai vi Stancherete Quando mai vi Stancherete Quando mai vi Stancherete Quando mai vi Stancherete
François Couperin, Charles Medlam, Terence Charlston & Emma Kirkby
Première Leçon de Ténèbres pour le Mercredy Saint
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Première Leçon de Ténèbres pour le Mercredy Saint Première Leçon de Ténèbres pour le Mercredy Saint Première Leçon de Ténèbres pour le Mercredy Saint Première Leçon de Ténèbres pour le Mercredy Saint
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Biography

Dame (Carolyn) Emma Kirkby, DBE (born 26 February 1949) is an English soprano and one of the world's most renowned early music specialists who has sung on well over a hundred recordings. She was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2007 Queen's Birthday Honours List. Her entry in The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2008) reads:

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