Largo - The Swingle Singers* - The Swingle Singers Going Baroque - Swinging The Hits Of J.S. Bach, Handel (Vinyl)

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  1. Oct 11,  · THE Swingle Singers, whose vocal blend of Baroque, pop and jazz was one of the musical innovations of the 's, are back in town, now billed as the New Swingle Singers.
  2. 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 .
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Going Baroque* on Discogs.3/5(3).
  4. Swingle Singers (A Capella Vocal Ensemble) Founded: - Paris, France Ward Swingle founded the Swingle Singers in Paris in the early 's. The whole thing began as an exercise by eight free-lance singers. The group was bored by the simple fare available in the studios, for this was an era dominated by pop and early rock.
  5. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Going Baroque - The Swingle Singers on AllMusic -
  6. swingle singers, the: bachanalia ( original-double album! gatefold sleeve! combined issue of their first two albums from & "bach's greatest hits" + "going baroque") philips phs $ lp: swingle singers, the: bach's greatest hits ( original!
  7. History. The French group, directed originally by Ward Swingle (who once belonged to Mimi Perrin's French vocal group Les Double Six), began as session singers mainly doing background vocals for singers such as Charles Aznavour and Edith Piaf. Christiane Legrand, sister of Michel Legrand, was the original lead soprano with the group. The ensemble sang some jazz vocals for Michel Legrand.
  8. Handel: "O thou that tellest good tidings," from Messiah - English language orchestral accompaniment Monteverdi: Lament of the Nymph - Italian language accompanied by keyboard alone J. S. Bach: "Endlich, endlich wird mein Joch," from Cantata No. 56 - accompanied by Baroque .

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