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Lullabyes And Goodbyes / Martineau, Cantabile


Release Date: 02/28/2006 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 55   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Billy JoelEngelbert HumperdinckJacques OffenbachRichard M. Sherman,   ... 
Performer:  Martin Martineau
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The London Quartet, Cantabile, are one of Britain's longest-established vocal ensembles. Since they became widely known in the early nineteen-eighties they have mastered a wide array of musical styles which they have taken to a worldwide audience, always remaining true to their core vocal texture which is unmistakably rooted in the English choral tradition. Cantabile's origins at Cambridge University lay in revue as well as in music, and their flare for the stage continues to keep them in demand in theatres and cabaret as well as in concert halls and at festivals; indeed, they featured over a year in London's West End. They have appeared in an enormous variety of venues, singing programmes encompassing early polyphony, jazz and contemporary Read more music. Although an a cappella group, they have appeared with a range of leading artists and esembles, from big band to symphony orchestra. This is their second album with Malcolm Martineau. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Lullabye "Goodnight, my angel" by Billy Joel
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: 20th Century 
2.
Hänsel und Gretel: Abends will ich schlafen gehn "Evening Hymn" by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
3.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
4.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: Hushabye Mountain by Richard M. Sherman
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: 20th Century 
5.
Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
6.
Counting Up My Toes by David Cullen
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: 20th Century 
7.
Our Revels Now Are Ended by John Dankworth
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: 20th Century 
8.
Goin' Home by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; USA 
9.
Mary Poppins: Stay Awake by Richard M. Sherman
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; USA 
10.
Lord of the Rings: Bilbo's Last Song by Stephen Oliver
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: 20th Century 
11.
My lagan love by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Written: Ireland 
12.
Mörike Lieder: no 25, Schlafendes Jesuskind by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Hawaiian Lullaby by Sargent, Malcolm, Sir
Performer:  Martin Martineau (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet "Cantabile"
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; Hawaii, USA 

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