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Swingle Singers
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Movements from Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Swingle Singers - Short History
Ward Swingle - Short Biography

Bach Hits Back - by Swingle Singers

Discography

Recordings of Movements from Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

T-4

Place Vendôme [T-3]

John Lewis: Sascha (Little David's Fugue) [4:18]
J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air for G String [5:41]
John Lewis: Vendôme [3:32]
J.S. Bach: Musical Offering BWV 1079: Ricercare à 6 [6:34]
Henry Purcell: When I am laid in earth (from "Dido and Aeneas"), soprano aria (Dido's Lament), Z. 626/38b [5:05]
John Lewis: Alexander's Fugue [4:53]
John Lewis: Three Windows [7:10]
Arranged by John Lewis, Ward Swingle

John Lewis & Ward Swingle

The Swingle Singers (Vocal Ensemble) / Modern Jazz Quartet

Swingle Singers: Sopranos: Jeanette Baucomont, Christiane Legrand; Altos: Alice Herald, Claudine Meunier; Tenors: Claude Germain, Ward Swingle; Basses: Cussac, José Germain
MJQ: John Lewis (Piano); Milt Jackson (Vibraphone); Percy Heath (Bass); Connie Kay (Drums)

Philips 982626
Sammel 824545
Emarcy 9830556

Sep 27-Oct 30, 1966

CD / TT: 37:07

Recorded in Paris, France.
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C-2

Jazz Sebastian Bach - Volume II

Choral ‘Jesus shall remain my gladness’ from Cantata BWV 147, arranged for a capella choir

Ward Swingle

Swingle Singers (a capella choir)

Sopranos: Jeannette Baucomont, Christiane Legrand; Altos: Claudine Meunier, Hélèn Devos; Tenors: Joseph Noves, Ward Swingle; Basses: Jean Cussac, José Germain; Drums: Daniel Humair

Virgin Classics

1968

CD / TT:

Other works: non-vocal.

C-3

Bach hits Back, a new a cappella tribute [CD]
Bach Hits Back / A Cappella Amadeus [2-CD]
The Swingle Singers Anthology [4-CD]

 
 

1. Chorale (Mvt. 8) from Cantata BWV 80, arranged for a capella choir by Ben Parry & John Rathborne [1:07]
2. Organ Fugue from Fantasia & Fugue [2:39]
3. WTC 1: Prelude No. 18 in G sharp minor, BWV 863 [2:59]
4. Chorale (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for a capella choir by Ben Parry & John Rathborne [1:26]
5. Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for a capella choir by Ben Parry & John Rathborne [3:15]
6. Chorale Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 373 [2:02]
7. Chorale Prelude In dulci jubilo (I), BWV 608 [1:57]
8. Chorale In Dulci dubilo, BWV 368 [1:12]
9. Andante from Sonata for solo violin No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003 [3:36]
10. Allegro (Mvt. 1) from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 [2:43]
11. Aria for Soprano (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 208, arranged for a capella choir by Ben Parry & John Rathborne [4:07]
12. Badinerie (Mvt. 7) from Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 [1:16]
13. Prelude No. 8 in E flat minor, BWV 853 [2:06]
14. Three-part Invention, BWV ___ [2:51]
15. Et resurrexit (Mvt. 18) from Mass in B minor BWV 232, arranged for a capella choir [2:40]
16. Aria for Soprano Bist du bei mir BWV 508 [2:50]
17. Aria for Soprano Blute nur (Mvt. 8) from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244, adapted to vocal ensemble [3:38]
18. Organ Fugue: Alla Gigue [2:03]
19. Air (Mvt. 2) from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 (Air on a G string) [4:21]
20. Little Organ Fugue [2:22]
21. Chorale (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 60, arranged for a capella choir by Ben Parry & John Rathborne [1:55]
All arranged for a capella choir

Ward Swingle

Swingle Singers (a capella choir)

Sopranos: Helen Massey, Deryn Edwards; Altos: Linda Stevens, Heather Cairncross; Tenors: Andrew Bushner, Jonathan Rathbone; Basses: Ben Parry, David Porter Thomas

Virgin Classics 45049
Virgin Classics 61472
Virgin Classics 9669562

May 1991

CD / TT: 53:25
2-CD / TT: 106:30
4-CD / TT:

Recorded at The Sound Suite.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2003 - March 2010)
Thanks to contributors: Ed Myskowski (March 2010)

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