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Cambridge Singers A Cappella - Britten, Schumann, Et Al


Release Date: 02/25/2003 
Label:  Collegium Records   Catalog #: 509   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin BrittenJohannes BrahmsRobert SchumannRobert Lucas Pearsall,   ... 
Performer:  Caroline AshtonDonna DeamSusannah SpicerAngus Smith,   ... 
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Caroline Ashton (Soprano), Donna Deam (Soprano), Susannah Spicer (Alto),
Angus Smith (Tenor), Charles Pott (Bass)
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
2. Songs and Romances (12), Op. 44: no 7, Nun stehn die Rosen by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1860; Germany 
3. Songs and Romances (12), Op. 44: no 8, Die Berge sind spitz by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Period: Romantic 
4. Songs and Romances (12), Op. 44: no 9, Am Wildbach die Weiden by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Period: Romantic 
5. Songs and Romances (12), Op. 44: no 10, Und gehst du über den Kirchhof by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1860; Germany 
6. Gesänge (4) for Double Chorus, Op. 141 by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
7. Lay a garland on her hearse by Robert Lucas Pearsall
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; England 
8. The splendour falls on castle walls by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; England 
9. Chansons a capella (3) by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; France 
10. Chansons (3) de Charles d'Orléans by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1898-1908; France 
11. Chansons françaises (8) by Francis Poulenc
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; France 

Sound Samples

Hymn to St. Cecilia, Op. 27
12 Lieder und Romanzen, Op. 44: No. 7: Nun stehn die Rosen in Blute
12 Lieder und Romanzen, Op. 44: No. 8: Die Berge sind spitz
12 Lieder und Romanzen, Op. 44: No. 9: Am Wildbach die Weiden
12 Lieder und Romanzen, Op. 44: No. 10: Und gehst du uber den Kirchhof
4 Doppelchorige Gesange, Op. 141: No. 1: An die Sterne
4 Doppelchorige Gesange, Op. 141: No. 2: Ungewisses Licht
4 Doppelchorige Gesange, Op. 141: No. 3: Zuversicht
4 Doppelchorige Gesange, Op. 141: No. 4: Talismane
Lay a garland on her hearse
The splendour falls on castle walls
3 Chansons: No. 1: Nicolette
3 Chansons: No. 2: Trois beaux oiseaux du Paradis
3 Chansons: No. 3: Ronde
3 Chansons de Charles d'Orleans: No. 1: Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder
3 Chansons de Charles d'Orleans: No. 2: Quant j'ai ouy le tabourin
3 Chansons de Charles d'Orleans: No. 3: Yver, vous n'estes qu'un villain
Chansons francaises, FP 130: No. 1: Margoton va t'a l'iau
Chansons francaises, FP 130: No. 2: La belle se sied au pied de la tour
Chansons francaises, FP 130: No. 3: Pilons l'orge
Chansons francaises, FP 130: No. 4: Clic, clac, dansez sabots
Chansons francaises, FP 130: No. 5: C'est la petit' fill' du prince
Chansons francaises, FP 130: No. 6: La belle si nous etions
Chansons francaises, FP 130: No. 7: Ah! mon beau laboureur
Chansons francaises, FP 130: No. 8: Les tisserands

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