Salzburg Barock : Musik am Hof der Fürsterzbischöfe

Emma Kirkby (performer), Annegret Siedel (conductor), Bell'Arte Salzburg (performer)
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Salzburg Barock : Musik am Hof der Fürsterzbischöfe
Other title
Music at the court of the Prince-Archbishops
Emma Kirkby Bell'Arte Salzburg
Annegret Siedel
Berlin Classics, 2011
1 cd
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Met twee werken uit Armonico tributo / Georg Muffat en Fidicinium sacro-profanum / Heinrich Ignaz Franz Von Biber
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31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

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About Emma Kirkby

Dame Carolyn Emma Kirkby, (born 26 February 1949) is an English soprano and early music specialist. She has sung on over 100 recordings.

Education and early career

Kirkby was educated at Hanford School, Sherborne School for Girls in Dorset, and Somerville College, Oxford University. Her father was Geoffrey John Kirkby, a Royal Navy Officer.

Kirkby did not originally intend to become a professional singer. In the late 1960s, while she was studying classics at Oxford, she joined the Schola Cantorum of Oxford, a student choir which, at the time, was being conducted by Andrew Parrott. After graduation, Kirkby went to work as a school teacher, but became increasingly involved in singing with the growing number of music ensembles that were being founded during the Early music revival of the early 1970s. She married Parrott, and sang with his Taverner Choir which he founded in 1973…Read more on Wikipedia