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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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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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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)
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'
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
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']
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]
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
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
Thomas Arne, Academy of Ancient Music, Emma Kirkby & Christopher Hogwood
Rise glory rise (Rosamond)
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Rise glory rise (Rosamond) Rise glory rise (Rosamond) Rise glory rise (Rosamond) Rise glory rise (Rosamond)
George Frideric Handel, Emma Kirkby, London Baroque Ensemble & Charles Medlam
Coelestis dum spirat aura
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Coelestis dum spirat aura Coelestis dum spirat aura Coelestis dum spirat aura Coelestis dum spirat aura
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
Antonio Vivaldi, Academy of Ancient Music, Emma Kirkby & Simon Preston
Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV630
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Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV630 Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV630 Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV630 Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV630
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
Thomas Arne, Emma Kirkby, Roy Goodman & The Parley of Instruments
The Morning
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The Morning The Morning The Morning The Morning
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music, James Bowman & Christopher Hogwood
Stabat Mater; 1. Stabat Mater
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Stabat Mater; 1. Stabat Mater Stabat Mater; 1. Stabat Mater Stabat Mater; 1. Stabat Mater Stabat Mater; 1. Stabat Mater
William Byrd, Emma Kirkby & Rose Consort of Viols
O Lord, how vain, for voice and 4 viols
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O Lord, how vain, for voice and 4 viols O Lord, how vain, for voice and 4 viols O Lord, how vain, for voice and 4 viols O Lord, how vain, for voice and 4 viols
Alessandro Scarlatti, Emma Kirkby & London Baroque
Tocco la prima sorte a voi, pastore (Fate to choose you first, o shepherds)
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Tocco la prima sorte a voi, pastore (Fate to choose you first, o shepherds) Tocco la prima sorte a voi, pastore (Fate to choose you first, o shepherds) Tocco la prima sorte a voi, pastore (Fate to choose you first, o shepherds) Tocco la prima sorte a voi, pastore (Fate to choose you first, o shepherds)
George Frideric Handel, Emma Kirkby, Taverner Players & Andrew Parrott
Messiah, Pt.3, no.43; I know that my redeemer liveth [soprano air]
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Messiah, Pt.3, no.43; I know that my redeemer liveth [soprano air] Messiah, Pt.3, no.43; I know that my redeemer liveth [soprano air] Messiah, Pt.3, no.43; I know that my redeemer liveth [soprano air] Messiah, Pt.3, no.43; I know that my redeemer liveth [soprano air]
Emma Kirkby, Evelyn Tubb, Anthony Rooley, The Consort of Musicke, Paul Agnew, Mary Nichols, Alan Ewing, Guarini, Giovanni Battista & Giovanni Priuli
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
Emma Kirkby, Anthony Rooley, Anthony Rooley, The Consort of Musicke, Tom Finucane, Chris Wilson, Frances Kelly, Torquato Tasso & Sigismondo d'India
Sovente, allor - from Le musiche ... da cantar solo (Milan 1609)
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Sovente, allor - from Le musiche ... da cantar solo (Milan 1609) Sovente, allor - from Le musiche ... da cantar solo (Milan 1609) Sovente, allor - from Le musiche ... da cantar solo (Milan 1609) Sovente, allor - from Le musiche ... da cantar solo (Milan 1609)
Christopher Hogwood, Academy of Ancient Music, Emma Kirkby & Antonio Vivaldi
Nulla in mundo pax, R.630
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Nulla in mundo pax, R.630 Nulla in mundo pax, R.630 Nulla in mundo pax, R.630 Nulla in mundo pax, R.630
John Dowland, Emma Kirkby & Jakob Lindberg
Away with these selfe loving lads [1597]
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Away with these selfe loving lads [1597] Away with these selfe loving lads [1597] Away with these selfe loving lads [1597] Away with these selfe loving lads [1597]
Sigismondo d'India, Emma Kirkby & Jakob Lindberg
Da l'onde del mio pianto for voice and continuo [1609]
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Da l'onde del mio pianto for voice and continuo [1609] Da l'onde del mio pianto for voice and continuo [1609] Da l'onde del mio pianto for voice and continuo [1609] Da l'onde del mio pianto for voice and continuo [1609]
Christopher Hogwood, Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music & N/A
WHERE THE BEE SUCKS
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WHERE THE BEE SUCKS WHERE THE BEE SUCKS WHERE THE BEE SUCKS WHERE THE BEE SUCKS
Emma Kirkby, Jakob Lindberg & Robert (2) Johnson
Full fathom five for voice and lute/continuo
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Full fathom five for voice and lute/continuo Full fathom five for voice and lute/continuo Full fathom five for voice and lute/continuo Full fathom five for voice and lute/continuo
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