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Shirley-Quirk, John

Overview
Works: 1,091 works in 2,999 publications in 6 languages and 30,080 library holdings
Genres: Music  Musical settings  Drama  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Interviews  Symphonies  Christmas music  Carols, English  Methods‡vSelf-instruction 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Narrator, Author, Vocalist, per, Artist, Other, l4, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
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Most widely held works by John Shirley-Quirk
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

67 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 937 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 opera in six scenes by Frederick Delius( )

24 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 738 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
Symphony no. 8 Adagio from Symphony no. 10 by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

32 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 601 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
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

48 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 580 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
Hodie a Christmas cantata by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 542 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)
A child of our time by Michael Tippett( Recording )

33 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 532 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
Ivan the Terrible Alexander Nevsky by Sergey Prokofiev( )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Russian and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curlew River by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

32 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curlew River: A Church Parable in One Act, op.71. Text: William Plomer
The holy sonnets of John Donne Songs and proverbs of William Blake ; Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

16 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Harding leads an all-star cast in a stunning recording of Britten's operatic masterpiece
War requiem op. 66 ; Sinfonia da requiem : op. 20 ; Ballad of heroes : op. 14 by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The light of life by Edward Elgar( Recording )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 371 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
A sea symphony by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

24 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samson by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samson: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 57. Text: Newburgh Hamilton
Chorus music by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

3 editions published in 1990 in German and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belshazzar's feast by William Walton( Recording )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William stone, Bariton ; Atlanta Symphony orchestra and chorus ; Robert Shaw
A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's enchanting tale is set to some of Benjamin Britten's most atmospheric music, with a libretto taken entirely from the text of the play. Countertenor Jochen Kowalski is Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Sylvia McNair sings his queen, Tytania. The ensemble cast also includes Nick Stahl as Puck, Nancy Gustafson as Helena, Jane Bunnell as Hermia, Kurt Streit as Lysander, and Rodney Gilfrey as Demetrius
Turangalîla-symphonie by Olivier Messiaen( Recording )

8 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kingdom ; Coronation ode by Edward Elgar( )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 300 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
Symphony no. 4 Les espaces du sommeil ; Symphony no. 3 by Witold Lutosławski( Recording )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from Goethe's Faust by Robert Schumann( Recording )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. BRITTEN, Benjamin (conductor). ALDEBURGH FESTIVAL SINGERS. WANDSWORTH SCHOOL CHOIR. FISCHER-DIESKAU, Dietrich. HARWOOD, Elizabeth. SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John. PEARS, Peter
 
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John Shirley-Quirk britischer Bass-Bariton

John Shirley-Quirk chanteur britannique (baryton-basse)

Quirk, John Shirley.

Quirk John Shirley- 1931-....

Quirk, John Shirley 1931-2014

Quirk, Shirley 1931-2014

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Shirley Quirk, John 1931-2014

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Ширли-Куирк, Джон

ジョン・シャーリー=カーク

約翰·雪莉-裘恩

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