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Release Date: 11/03/2017 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 500  
Composer:  Robert ChilcottJohn LennonFrancesKidjo Angelique,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Number of Discs: 3 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The King’s Singers celebrate their 50th anniversary with a celebratory 3-album set, combining three complete programs of Close Harmony, Spiritual and Secular pieces. The King's Singers write: “The current incarnation of King’s Singers approached this 50th Anniversary release with great excitement – albeit with some trepidation! How could we possibly create an album (or, as it turned out, three albums!) that would reflect all the group’s work over five decades, honoring its history and the achievements of our predecessors? In the end, we decided to go back to basics. We spent months trawling through programs and recordings to finalize this selection of music: old favorites that the group has performed for decades jostle for position with Read more more recent additions (both classical and pop), and compete with brand new works commissioned especially for this project. A long-list of well over a hundred pieces has been whittled down to a final track-list of around sixty that, we feel, represents all the styles and musical epochs that The King’s Singers have championed across five decades of performance and recording.” Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
We Are by Robert Chilcott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
2.
And I Love Her by John Lennon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1964; United Kingdom 
3.
Don't Worry About Me by Frances
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
4.
Kelele by Kidjo Angelique
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
5.
And So It Goes by Billy Joel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
6.
Hooray for What? Down with Love by Harold Arlen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
7.
All of Me by John Legend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
8.
Shenandoah by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: USA 
9.
Lamorna by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Cornwall, England 
10.
Some Folks' Lives Roll Easy, song by Paul Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
11.
See You Again by Justin Franks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
12.
Alice in Wonderland by Alan Clare
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
13.
Black Horse and the Cherry Tree by Katie Tunstall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
14.
Londonderry Air by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
15.
I'll Follow the Sun, song by John Lennon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
16.
Bobby Shaftoe by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Northumbria, England 
17.
Goldwyn Follies: Love is here to stay by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
18.
Scarborough Fair by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: England 
19.
That Lonesome Road, song by James Taylor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
20.
Loch Lomond by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Scotland 
21.
Down by the riverside by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Kusa 
22.
MLK by Bono
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
23.
Prayer of King Henry VI by Henry George Ley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
24.
Sing joyfully unto God our strength by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
25.
Thou, my love, art fair, for chorus by Robert Chilcott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Contemporary 
26.
Sicut cervus by Giovanni Palestrina
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1581; Italy 
27.
In manus tuas by Thomas Tallis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: after 1559; England 
28.
Master of Music by Toby Hession
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
29.
Musica Dei donum optimi by Orlando de Lassus
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Munich, Germany 
30.
Geistliche Gesänge (3), Op. 69: no 3, Abendlied by Joseph Rheinberger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1873; Germany 
31.
Sermons and Devotions: The Bell Doth Toll by Richard Rodney Bennett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
32.
Petites pričres (4) de Saint François d'Assise by Francis Poulenc
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; France 
33.
Das ist je gewisslich wahr, SWV 277 by Heinrich Schütz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1630; Venice, Italy 
34.
Geistliche Gesänge, for mixed choir, Op. 138: Morgengesang "Du höchstes Licht" by Max Reger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 09/1914 
35.
This Marriage by Eric Whitacre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2004; USA 
36.
Psalm 124 "If the Lord Had Not Been on Our Side" by Salamone Rossi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
37.
Versa est in luctum by Alonso Lobo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1598; Spain 
38.
Rest by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902; England 
39.
Wyndonham Chants: II. Scherzo. Tutivillus by Geoffrey Poole
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
40.
Partsongs (8), Op. 119: no 3, Blue Bird by Charles Villiers Stanford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; England 
41.
Be Not Afraid by John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
42.
Le papillon et la fleur, Op. 1 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; France 
43.
Dessus le marche d'Arras, chanson for 6 voices, B. xi/105 (S. xvi/152) by Orlando de Lassus
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: France 
44.
Through Amaryllis Dance in Green by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
45.
Lágrimas de mi consuelo by Juan Vasquez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Spain 
46.
Handmade Proverbs by Toru Takemitsu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
47.
Choeurs (2), Op. 71: no 1, Les marins de Kermor by Camille Saint-Saëns
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; France 
48.
Con amores, la mi madre by Juan de Anchieta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Spain 
49.
Songs (7), Op. 62: no 5, All meine Herzgedanken by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1874; Austria 
50.
Die Nacht, D 983c/Op. 17 no 4 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1822; Vienna, Austria 
51.
Le Printemps: no 2, Revecy venir du printans by Claude Le Jeune
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1603; France 
52.
Romance du soir, Op. 118 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; France 
53.
Horizons by Péter Louis Van Dijk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
54.
Plaisir D'Amour by Jean Paul Egide Martini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
55.
Come blessed bird by Edward Johnson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
56.
The Little Green Lane by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
57.
Das Gläut zu Speyer by Ludwig Senfl
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1534; Germany 
58.
Basies moy by Josquin Des Préz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
59.
Gentil senora mia by Juan Vasquez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1560; Spain 
60.
Quand tu dors prčs de moi by Georges Auric
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers

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