WorldCat Identities

Parrott, Andrew

Works: 625 works in 1,582 publications in 10 languages and 19,254 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  History  Carols  Christmas music  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Sacred music  Interviews  Motets 
Roles: Conductor, Author, Performer, Editor, Director, Arranger, Singer, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Other, Adapter, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: M1500.P87, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Andrew Parrott
The new Oxford book of carols( )

17 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,200 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
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

48 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,063 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 Carol album seven centuries of Christmas music by Taverner Consort( Recording )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Bach choir by Andrew Parrott( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and German and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What type of choir did Bach have in mind as he created his cantatas, Passions and Masses? How many singers were at his disposal in Leipzig, and in what ways did he deploy them in his own music? Seeking to understand the very medium of Bach's incomparable choral output, Andrew Parrott investigates a wide range of sources: Bach's own writings, and the scores and parts he used in performance, but also a variety of theoretical, pictorial and archival documents, together with the musical testimony of the composer's forerunners and contemporaries
Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel( )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 515 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)
Magnificat ; Easter oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Latin and Miscellaneous languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shorter New Oxford book of carols( )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and Multiple languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messe de Nostre Dame by Guillaume( Recording )

35 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minstrels and beggars play ay the entrance of the church
Vespro della Beata Vergine : (1610) by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

50 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 361 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)
Baroque festival by Taverner Players( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Cecilia by Henry Purcell( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 326 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 319 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 307 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 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vespro della Beata Vergine : 1610 ; Venetian vesper music by Claudio Monteverdi( )

2 editions published in 1999 in Latin and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canzoni e sonate by Giovanni Gabrieli( Recording )

29 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The renaissance of Italian music by Taverner Consort( )

3 editions published in 2011 in Latin and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Renaissance Period was a vibrant time when knowledge and fine arts flourished. This beautiful set presents a collection of works from some of most popular renaissance composers. From Palestrina to Monteverdi and Gabrieli to Allegri, these composers' ground-shaking, mold-breaking musical ideas have changed the world of classical music as it is known today
St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 268 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
Latin church music by Thomas Tallis( Recording )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 258 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-

Пэрротт, Эндрю

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The essential Bach choirThe shorter New Oxford book of carols