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Shirley-Quirk, John

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Works: 1,206 works in 3,243 publications in 6 languages and 31,799 library holdings
Genres: Music  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Drama  Oratorios  Operas  Art music  Sacred music  Monologues  Documentary films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Narrator, Author, Vocalist, Other, per, Artist, Musician, Instrumentalist, bar, l4
Classifications: M2000,
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Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Sound Recording )
69 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 955 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( file )
26 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 804 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( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 591 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( Sound Recording )
47 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 584 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
Ivan the Terrible Alexander Nevsky by Sergey Prokofiev( file )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Russian and held by 541 libraries worldwide
Hodie a Christmas cantata by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 537 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( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Based on the 1938 assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by Jewish refugee Herschel Grynszpan, which led to Germany's Kristallnacht
Symphony no. 4 Les espaces du sommeil ; Symphony no. 3 by Witold Lutosławski( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Recorded Nov. 15, 1993 (1st work), and Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 2, 1985 (2nd-3rd works), in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, Calif
Curlew River by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
32 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Curlew River: A Church Parable in One Act, op.71. Text: William Plomer
War requiem op. 66 ; Sinfonia da requiem : op. 20 ; Ballad of heroes : op. 14 by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 440 libraries worldwide
The holy sonnets of John Donne Songs and proverbs of William Blake ; Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Daniel Harding leads an all-star cast in a stunning recording of Britten's operatic masterpiece
The light of life by Edward Elgar( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 383 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( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Samson by George Frideric Handel( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Samson: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 57. Text: Newburgh Hamilton
Chorus music by Arnold Schoenberg( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 1990 in German and English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
The kingdom ; Coronation ode by Edward Elgar( file )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 322 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
Scenes from Goethe's Faust by Robert Schumann( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 317 libraries worldwide
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. BRITTEN, Benjamin (conductor). ALDEBURGH FESTIVAL SINGERS. WANDSWORTH SCHOOL CHOIR. FISCHER-DIESKAU, Dietrich. HARWOOD, Elizabeth. SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John. PEARS, Peter
The pilgrim's progress by Ralph Vaughan Williams( file )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Belshazzar's feast by William Walton( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 305 libraries worldwide
William stone, Bariton ; Atlanta Symphony orchestra and chorus ; Robert Shaw
Turangalîla-symphonie by Olivier Messiaen( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 302 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
John Shirley-Quirk britischer Bass-Bariton
John Shirley-Quirk Brits zanger (1931-2014)
John Shirley-Quirk chanteur britannique (baryton-basse)
Quirk, James Shirley-.
Quirk, John Shirley.
Quirk, John Shirley- 1931-...
Quirk John Shirley- 1931-2014
Quirk, Shirley 1931-2014
Šerli-Kuerk, Džon.
Shirley-Quirk.
Shirley-Quirk, James.
Shirley Quirk, John 1931-2014
Suirk, John Shirley- 1931-...
Ширли-Куирк, Джон
ジョン・シャーリー=カーク
約翰·雪莉-裘恩
Languages
English (286)
German (57)
French (15)
Russian (9)
Latin (7)
Multiple languages (2)
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