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1812 / The Swingle Singers


Release Date: 09/19/1995 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 45134   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Claude DebussyPaul McCartneyJohn LennonLeon René,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 50 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Chansons (3) de Charles d'Orléans: no 1, Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder by Claude Debussy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1898; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
2.
Chansons (3) de Charles d'Orléans: no 2, Quand j'ai ouy... by Claude Debussy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
3.
Chansons (3) de Charles d'Orléans: no 3, Yver, vous n'estes by Claude Debussy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1898; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
4.
Fool on the Hill by Paul McCartney
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1967; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1989 
Venue:  Falconer 1 Studios, London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with John Lennon. 
5.
Lady Madonna by Paul McCartney
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1968; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1989 
Venue:  Falconer 1 Studios, London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with John Lennon. 
6.
Day Tripper by John Lennon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1965; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1989 
Venue:  Falconer 1 Studios, London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: This song was co-written with Paul McCartney. 
7.
Blackbird by Paul McCartney
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1968; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1989 
Venue:  Falconer 1 Studios, London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with John Lennon.
This selection shares a track and timing with "I Will." 
8.
Someone's rocking my dreamboat by Leon René
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1989 
Venue:  Falconer 1 Studios, London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: This song was written in collaboration with Otis René and Emerson Scott.
Arranged: J. Rathbone 
9.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1989 
Venue:  Falconer 1 Studios, London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: J. Rathbone 
10.
Company: Another Hundred People by Stephen Sondheim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1989 
Venue:  Falconer 1 Studios, London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: J. Rathbone 
11.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Date of Recording: 05/1989 
Venue:  Falconer 1 Studios, London, England 
Notes: Arranged: W. Swingle 
12.
Peter Gunn: Theme by Henry Mancini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Notes: Arranged: B. Baxter 
13.
1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Notes: Arranged: J. Rathbone 
14.
I Will by Paul McCartney
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1968; England 
Venue:  Falconer 1 Studios, London, England 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with John Lennon.
This selection shares a track and timing with 'Blackbird.' 
15.
Pastyme with good companye by King VIII Henry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: W. Swingle 
16.
Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Notes: Arranged: R. Latham 

Sound Samples

William Tell Overture
Pastime With Good Company
3 Chansons de Charles d'Orléans: Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder! (1898)
3 Chansons de Charles d'Orléans: Quand j'ai ouy le tabourin (1908)
3 Chansons de Charles d'Orléans: Yver, vous n'estes qu'un villain (1898)
Fool On The Hill
Lady Madonna
Day Tripper
Blackbird/I Will
Somebody's Rocking My Dreamboat
Summertime (from'Porgy and Bess')
Another Hundred People
Clair de Lune (from 'Suite bergamasque')
Peter Gunn (arr.B.Baxter)
1812 Overture

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