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Anniversary Series - A Cappella Collection

Cappella Collection / Various (Aniv)
Release Date: 10/30/2012 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 299  
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenImogen HeapRobert ChilcottGabriel Fauré,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle SingersKing's SingersBBC Singers,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

2012 marks the 15th anniversary of the first release from the leading independent classical label Signum Records. Beginning life as an early music specialist (with a landmark release of the Complete Works of Thomas Tallis with Chapelle du Roi), Signum has grown since 1997 to a catalogue of over 300 releases across a wide range of genres, featuring a number of world-class artists including: - A Cappella and Choral Music (The King's Singers, Tenebrae, VOCES8, The Swingle Singers, Rodolfus Choir) - Orchestral and Chamber Music (Philharmonia Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Gabrieli Consort & Players, OAE, LCO, Smith Quartet) - Instrumental Soloist Recitals (Jamie Walton, Alessio Bax, Matthew Barley, Llyr Williams, James Rhodes) - Art song Read more and Lieder (Iain Burnside, Malcolm Martineau, John Mark Ainsley, Mark Padmore, Ailish Tynan, Felicity Lott, Sarah Connolly, Jonathan Lemalu). In our new anniversary series we have drawn on this extensive catalogue to form six collectable budget-price releases, assembled around the themes of A Cappella, Early Music, Organ, Choral, Art Song, and Piano music. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
A Fifth of Beethoven by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
2.
Hide and Seek by Imogen Heap
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
3.
Weather Report by Robert Chilcott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Singers
4.
Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tenebrae
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
5.
Shall We Dance: Slap that bass by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936-1937; USA 
6.
Helplessly Hoping by Stephen Stills
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1969; USA 
7.
It's Sand, Man! by Elliot Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
8.
Oblivion by Claudio Monteverdi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet
9.
En Aranjuez con amor (after the second movement of the Concierto de Aranjuez) by Joaquin Rodrigo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
10.
This Marriage by Eric Whitacre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2004; USA 
11.
From Russia with Love: From Russia with Love by Lionel Bart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
12.
When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease by Roy Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Quartet
13.
After The Gold Rush by Neil Young
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
14.
Bachbeat Bach by Ward Swingle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
15.
Andromeda by Mia Makaroff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
16.
The dying soldier by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tenebrae
17.
Swansongs 1 by Robert Chilcott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sirens
18.
Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8

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