Emma Kirkby

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    "Thus Saith The Lord...But Who May Abide"Emma Kirkby
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    Blande colore...Spirat anguis inter floresEmma Kirkby
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    4. Alleluia (Allegro)Emma Kirkby
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    5. Laudate Dominum omnes gentesEmma Kirkby
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    "Tornami a vagheggiar"Emma Kirkby

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        When English soprano Emma Kirkby began her professional career in the mid-'70s, period performance practice was just beginning to make its way into the realm of vocal music. Kirkby, mentored by Jessica Cash, became a pioneer of period practice for Renaissance and Baroque vocal soloists. She studied classical literature at Oxford and took vocal lessons, but did not plan on becoming a singer. She joined the Taverner Choir in 1971, and a couple of years later, she began a long-last... Read more

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