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Release Date: 01/24/2006 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 82132   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Henry ManciniJohann Sebastian BachTraditionalWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 43 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Swingle Singers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Swingle Singers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Peter Gunn: Theme by Henry Mancini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
2. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 8 in E flat minor, BWV 877 - Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
3. Joshua fought the Battle of Jericho by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Written: USA 
4. Sonata for Piano no 10 in C major, K 330 (300h): 3rd movement, Allegretto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783 
5. Cachapaya by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Written: Peru 
6. Sonata for Violin solo no 2 in A minor, BWV 1003: 3rd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
7. Country Dances by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Written: USA 
8. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Quam olim Abrahae by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
9. Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
10. De Punto y Taco by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Written: Chile 
11. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
12. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 4th movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
13. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
14. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
15. Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 "Great G minor": Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Weimar, Germany 

Sound Samples

Peter Gunn (arr.B.Baxter)
Fugue VIII from Das wohltemperirte Clavier, BWV 877
Joshua fit de battle of Jericho [USA: spiritual] (arr. Jonathan Rathbone)
Rondo alla turca from Piano Sonata No. 11 in A K331
Cachapaya [Peru]
Andante from Sonata No. 2 for violin, BWV 1003
Country Dances [USA] (arr. Swingle SIngers)
Requiem in D minor K626: Quam olim Abrahae
First movement from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048
De Punto y Taco [Chile] (arr. Swingle Singers)
Air from Suite No. 3 (Air on a G String), BWV 1068
Serenade in G 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' K525 - IV. Rondo (Allegro)
The Coventry Carol
Symphony No. 40 in G minor K550 - I. Molto allegro
Organ Fugue from Fantasia and Fugue, BWV 542

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