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Watching the White Wheat / King's Singers


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 47506   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Traditional
Performer:  Marcia CrayfordDavid OgdenRoger ChaseChristopher Van Kampen,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 43 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The King's Singers bring their finely honed harmonies to this collection of folk songs from the British Isles. The King's Singers bring their finely honed harmonies to this collection of folk songs from the British Isles. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Lamorna by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Cornwall, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Goff Richards 
2. Barbara Allen by Traditional
Performer:  Marcia Crayford (Violin), David Ogden (Violin), Roger Chase (Viola),
Christopher Van Kampen (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter
Audio Engineer: David Flower.
Audio Producers: David Cullen; David Groves. 
3. Bobby Shaftoe by Traditional
Performer:  Bill Jackman (Piccolo)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Northumbria, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Gordon Langford 
4. Early one morning by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jeremy Jackson
Audio Engineer: John Kurlander.
Audio Producer: Bob Barratt. 
5. Jack the Jolly Tar by Traditional
Performer:  Bill Jackman (Clarinet), Roger Chase (Viola), Christopher Van Kampen (Cello),
David Ogden (Violin), Marcia Crayford (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Dorchester, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: David Overton 
6. The oak and the ash by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Gordon Langford 
7. O waly, waly by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Van Kampen (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick 
8. Raggle Taggle Gypsies by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick 
9. She moved through the fair by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Ireland 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
Audio Engineer: John Kurlander.
Audio Producer: Bob Barratt. 
10. Migildi Magildi by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Wales, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Welsh 
Notes: Arranged: Grayston Ives 
11. Watching the Wheat by Traditional
Performer:  Skaila Kanga (Harp), Emil Gerhardt (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Wales, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Welsh 
Notes: Audio Producers: Christfried Bickenbach; Dirk Schortemeier. 
12. Star of the County Down by Traditional
Performer:  Marcia Crayford (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Ireland 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Howard Goodall 
13. Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Ireland 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Peter Knight
Audio Engineer: John Kurlander.
Audio Producer: Bob Barratt. 
14. Dance to your daddy by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Scotland 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Goff Richards 
15. My love is like a red, red rose by Traditional
Performer:  Emil Gerhardt (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Scotland 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Audio Producers: Christfried Bickenbach; Dirk Schortemeier. 
16. There's nae luck about the house by Traditional
Performer:  Marcia Crayford (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Scotland 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Gordon Langford 

Sound Samples

Lamorna
Barbara Allen
Bobby Shaftoe
Early one morning
Jack the jolly tar
The Oak and the ash
O waly waly
The Raggle Taggle Gypsies
She moved through the fair
Migildi Magildi
Bugeilo'r Gwenith Gwyn
The Star of the County Down
Londonderry air
Dance to thy daddy
O my love is like a red red rose
There nae luck about the house

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