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Amabile Youth Singers
Sing the Music of Stephen Hatfield

Song NameComposerArranger
Run Children, RunStephen Hatfield
Vus Vet ZaynStephen Hatfield
Ower the HillsStephen Hatfield
Camino CaminanteStephen Hatfield
Three Ways to Vacuum Your HouseStephen Hatfield
Queen JaneStephen Hatfield
When It Was Yet DarkStephen Hatfield
Once I Had a SweetheartStephen Hatfield
Odi OdiStephen Hatfield
Sweet ToothStephen Hatfield
Crimson, Ivory and AquamarineStephen Hatfield
La LluviaStephen Hatfield
Old Fox WassailStephen Hatfield
Ya FaraouleStephen Hatfield
TJAK!Stephen Hatfield

Directed by Stephen Hatfield

The Amabile (Ah MAH bee lay) Singers, based in London, Ontario, Canada is an auditioned choir of 50 young women, ages 12 to 23 years. It exists to give its members musical experiences of the highest caliber and to develop musical talents. Its repertoire ranges from Medieval to Broadway. Amabile rose quickly to national and international prominence with competition wins at the CBC Biennial Choral Competition, International Choral Competition, and many others. They have toured Europe several times and performed at Carnegie Hall. The music of Canadian composer Stephen Hatfield is surprising and wonderful, and it has never sounded better. 17 songs, the energetic spiritual "Run Children Run," the dramatic "Vus Vet Zayn," the lovely "Camino Caminante," the powerful 3-part a cappella gem, "Three Ways to Vacuum Your House," the sweet, plaintive "Queen Jane," the haunting "When It Was Dark," the plaintive "Once I Had a Sweetheart," the finger-snapping "Sweet Tooth," "Crimson, Ivory and Aquamarine" and "La Lluvia" (with percussion by Hatfield and others), the short, harmonic "Old Fox Wassail," the complex, dramatic, accompanied "Ya Faraoule" and the rhythmic, primitive "TJAK!" are favorites. This is edgy, interesting, entertaining stuff that definitely pushes the Choral envelope.

Item code: 8725C | 1 CD | $15.95 add item to cart
Choral | Some a cappella | Mixed | Canada

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