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A Mozart Celebration / The Swingle Singers


Release Date: 09/12/2006 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 64798   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Linda StevensHeather CairnscrossJonathan RathboneAndrew Busher,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 53 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Linda Stevens (Alto), Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Andrew Busher (Tenor), Ben Parry (Bass), Helen Massey (Soprano),
Deryn Edwards (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Ben Parry. 
2. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass),
Ben Parry (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone. 
3. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass),
Ben Parry (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone. 
4. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 3rd movement, Minuet by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass),
Ben Parry (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone. 
5. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 4th movement, Allegro assai by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano), Ben Parry (Bass),
David Porter Thomas (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone. 
6. Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano), Ben Parry (Bass),
David Porter Thomas (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranger: Ben Parry. 
7. Quartet for Strings no 14 in G major, K 387 "Spring": 4th movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass),
Ben Parry (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Ben Parry. 
8. Così fan tutte, K 588: Un' aura amorosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Deryn Edwards (Soprano), Ben Parry (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor),
Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone. 
9. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 4th movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass),
Ben Parry (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Ward Swingle. 
10. Concerto for Horn no 4 in E flat major, K 495: 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass),
Ben Parry (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
This recording was used at the beginning of the movie "Wedding Crashers."
Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone. 
11. Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass), Ben Parry (Bass),
Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor), Heather Cairnscross (Alto),
Linda Stevens (Alto), Deryn Edwards (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranger: Ben Parry. 
12. Così fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Linda Stevens (Alto), Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano),
David Porter Thomas (Bass), Ben Parry (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor),
Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor), Heather Cairnscross (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone. 
13. Gigue for Keyboard in G major, K 574 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Deryn Edwards (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass), Ben Parry (Bass),
Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor), Heather Cairnscross (Alto),
Linda Stevens (Alto), Helen Massey (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone. 
14. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Linda Stevens (Alto), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor), Heather Cairnscross (Alto),
Andrew Busher (Tenor), Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano),
David Porter Thomas (Bass), Ben Parry (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone. 
15. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Hostias et preces tibi by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ben Parry (Bass), Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano),
Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor), Heather Cairnscross (Alto),
Linda Stevens (Alto), David Porter Thomas (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Ben Parry. 
16. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Quam olim Abrahae by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass),
Ben Parry (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Ben Parry. 
17. Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Helen Massey (Soprano), Deryn Edwards (Soprano), David Porter Thomas (Bass),
Ben Parry (Bass), Andrew Busher (Tenor), Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor),
Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone. 
18. Fantasia for Mechanical Organ in F minor, K 608 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Andrew Busher (Tenor), Deryn Edwards (Soprano), Helen Massey (Soprano),
David Porter Thomas (Bass), Heather Cairnscross (Alto), Ben Parry (Bass),
Jonathan Rathbone (Tenor), Linda Stevens (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  CTS Studios, Wembley, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Arranger: Ben Parry. 

Sound Samples

The Magic Flute - Overture
Symphony No. 40 in G minor K550: I. Molto allegro
Symphony No. 40 in G minor K550: II. Andante
Symphony No. 40 in G minor K550: III. Menuetto & Trio
Symphony No. 40 in G minor K550: IV. Allegro assai
Ave verum corpus K618
String Quartet No. 14 in G K387 - IV. Molto allegro
Così fan tutte K588, Act 1, Scene 3: Aria: Un'aura amorosa (Ferrando)
Serenade in G 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' K525 - IV. Rondo (Allegro)
Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat K495 - III. Rondo (Allegro vivace)
Don Giovanni, Act Two, Scene One: Canzonetta: Deh vieni all finestra (Don Giovanni)
Soave sia il vento (Trio) from Così fan tutte
Gigue in G K574
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C 'Elvira Madigan' K467 - II. Andante
Requiem in D minor K626: Hostias -
Requiem in D minor K626: Quam olim Abrahae
Rondo alla turca from Piano Sonata No. 11 in A K331
Fantasia in F minor and major

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