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Prelude No. 9 - The Swingle Singers* - Bachanalia

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Untilthe group consisted of eight voices: two sopranostwo altostwo tenors and two basses. The French group performed and recorded typically with only a double bass and drums as accompaniment.

The current group performs primarily a cappella. The group has never disbanded. As individual members have left the group, remaining members have held auditions for replacements. The group, directed originally by Ward Swingle who once belonged to Prelude No.

9 - The Swingle Singers* - Bachanalia Perrin 's French vocal group Les Double Sixbegan as session singers mainly doing background vocals for singers such as Charles Aznavour and Edith Piaf. Christiane Legrandsister of Michel Legrandwas the original lead soprano with the group until The ensemble sang some jazz vocals for Michel Legrand.

The eight session singers sang Prelude No. 9 - The Swingle Singers* - Bachanalia Bach 's Well-Tempered Clavier as a sight-reading exercise and found the music to have a natural swing. Many radio stations picked it up and this led to the group recording more albums and winning a total of five Grammy Awards.

Luciano Berio wrote his postmodern symphony Sinfonia for eight voices and orchestra in with the Swingle Singers in mind appearing on the original premiere recording with the New Ill Bet You A Kangaroo - Olivia Newton-John - Dont Stop Believin Philharmonic.

They also premiered Berio's A-Ronne inwhich they later recorded. They also recorded Ben Johnston's "Sonnets of Desolation" in Intheir recording of Bach's Prelude in F Minor was incorporated into the hit single " They ", by Jem Griffiths ; the piece was also used in the film The Gigolos.

Their arrangements are often infused with jazz harmonies and stylings. In SeptemberLucy Bailey alto left the group and the Swingle Singers announced the decision not to replace her, but to continue as a seven-person line-up.

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  1. Johann Sebastian Bach, The Swingle Singers - Prelude And Fugue No in E Minor, BWV by Amine Ghariani. Play next; Play now; Have You Met Miss Jones? by The Swingle Singers - Topic.
  2. The group later performed and recorded under the name The Swingles, then The New Swingle Singers and The Swingle Singers before settling on The Swingles. The group has never disbanded. As individual members have left the group, remaining members have held auditions for kajikinosmugisbroadcrusher.infoinfo: Jazz, classical, vocal pop.
  3. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about The Swingle Singers* - Bachanalia at Discogs. Complete your The Swingle Singers* collection.5/5(2).
  4. Aug 05,  · Brahms's Hungarian Dance No. 5 is sung with the Swingle Singers's customary sleek elegance, but a certain lack of genuine Gipsy swagger and energy. All in all, this is a good introduction to the art of the Swingle Singers, although it can't replace their seminal Bach and Mozart + baroque albums from the s, to which the excellent Mozart album can be added/5(7).
  5. Jul 30,  · Reviews. A flawless record most likely never played for 60 years! Disappointing however in that the sound was muffled and with (therefore) no "presence" whatsoever! This was a Grammy winner in its day. BTW this album had a excellent cover and came from my very late father in law's collection/5(23).
  6. Feb 24,  · Prelude No in F [The Well-Tempered Clavier - 2nd Book BWV ] Artist The Swingle Singers; The Swingle Singers - The Little Fugue - Duration: ravenrriddle , views.
  7. The Swingle Singers' scat vocal jazz swing arrangements of Johann Sebastian Bach classics were among their most popular material, particularly in Europe (where they actually enjoyed some chart success in the U.K.). Accompanied by nothing more than double bass and drums, the octet distributed their vocal parts equally among two sopranos, two altos, two tenors, and two basses, favoring brisk 6/
  8. Aug 30,  · Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2, BWV Prelude and Fugue in G-Sharp Minor, BWV (Excerpt, Prelude) Artist The Swingle Singers/Helen Massey/Deryn Edwards/Linda Stevens/Heather.

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