The Best of the King's Singers [Signum] - King's Singers
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  1. Psalms of David (Taaveti laulud), for chorus: ’nnis on inimene
  2. Mass for 4 voices (SATB): Gloria
  3. In monte oliveti, tenebrae lesson for 6 voices, W. 7/9
  4. Bogorůditse dyťvo (Hail Mary), for chorus
  5. Civitas sancti tui (also anthem "Bow Thine ear, O Lord"), motet for 5 voices (SAT Bar (or tenor) B)
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  1. Psalms of David (Taaveti laulud), for chorus: ’nnis on inimene
  2. Mass for 4 voices (SATB): Gloria
  3. In monte oliveti, tenebrae lesson for 6 voices, W. 7/9
  4. Bogorůditse dyťvo (Hail Mary), for chorus
  5. Civitas sancti tui (also anthem "Bow Thine ear, O Lord"), motet for 5 voices (SAT Bar (or tenor) B)
  6. The Lamb, for chorus
  7. Mon Dieu, j'ay en toy esperance (Psalm 7), for 6 voices
  8. My Heart is a Holy Place, for vocal ensemble
  9. Versa est in luctum, for mixed chorus
  10. In Ieiunio et Fletu
  11. Shir Hamaalos (Song of degrees)
  12. Esti dal (Evening Song), folksong for high voice or mixed or male chorus
  13. Rakastava (The Lover), for male chorus (with or without string orchestra), JS 160
  14. Choruses (2) for chorus with piano ad lib, Op. 68: 1. Calme des Nuits
  15. Music, When Soft Voices Die
  16. Lightly she whipped o'er the dales
  17. The silver swanne, madrigal for 5 voices
  18. Even such is time, for chorus: Days
  19. Lux aurumque, for chorus (also for wind ensemble)
  20. A Lover's Journey, for vocal ensemble: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?
  21. Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel), song
  22. You Are the New Day
  23. She's Always a Woman, song
  24. Greensleeves, folk song
  25. Valparaiso, song
  26. Hide and Seek, song
  27. Home, song
  28. Straighten Up and Fly Right
  29. I Will Bow and Be Simple, Shaker hymn (a.k.a. Simple Gifts)
  30. Blue Skies, song (originally interpolated into the R.Rodgers musical "Betsy")
  31. Recipe For Love
  32. Hallelujah, song
  33. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  34. I'm Yours
  35. Silent love, for vocal ensemble
  36. Blackbird
  37. After the gold rush
  38. Out of the Woods, song
  39. Swimming over London, for vocal ensemble
  40. Steal Away to Jesus, spiritual
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The King's Singers were formed in 1968 at King's College, Cambridge, and a single recording capturing the best-of what they do would be a tall order. The present two-CD set covers only the years since the group signed with the Signum label, and it offers several attractive features for those wanting to sample their work. Let it be said that buying a single album is a valid alternative course; the group has survived as long as it has not simply because of its vocal style, which others have duplicated, but because their ...

The Best of the King's Singers [Signum] 2012, Signum Classics

UPC: 635212029725

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