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King's Singers
Greatest Hits

Song NameComposer
Penny LaneLennon/McCartney
Elanor RigbyLennon/McCartney
Bridge Over Troubled WaterPaul Simon
The Sound Of SilencePaul Simon
You Are the New DayDavid
Three Times a LadyRichie
The Rhythm of LifeColeman/Fields
Here Comes The SunHarrison
Barbara AllenAnon
Early One MorningAnon
She Moved Through the FairAnon
Bugeilo'r Gwenith GwynAnon
Londonderry AirAnon
O My Love Is Like A Red, Red RoseAnon
The Little Drummer BoyDavis/Onorati/Simeone
Ding Dong! Merrily on HighTraditional
Stille NachtMohr/Gruber
Night and DayPorter
Stormy WeatherArlen/Koehler
The Barber of Seville - OvertureGioacchino Rossini
The Donkey SerenadeFriml/Stothart
Walking in the AirBlake
Something's ComingLeonad Bernstein /Sondheim
O Dolce Vita MiaWillaert
Vecchie Letrose non Valete NienteWillaert
A Little Pretty Bonny LassFarmer
Now Is The Month Of MayingThomas Morley
Fine Knacks for LadiesDowland
Resonet In LaudibusOrlando Lassus
Cristus Resurgens Ex MotuisOrlando Lassus
Bonjour Mon coeurOrlando Lassus
La Nui Froide Et SombreOrlando Lassus
Le BaylereSongs of the Auvergne
Carnival of the Animals: AquariumSaint-Saens
Carnival of the Animals: Animals With Long EarsSaint-Saens
Carnival of the Animals: The CuckooSaint-Saens
Carnival of the Animals: The SwanSaint-Saens
PavaneGabriel Faure
RestVaughan Williams
Deep in My SoulEdward Elgar
Scarborough FairEnglish Traditional
Annie LaurieTraditional
Tritsch-Tratsch PolkaJohann Strauss II
G'schichten Aus Dem WienerwaldJohann Strauss II
An Der Schonen Blauen DonauJohann Strauss II

Considering the longevity of the King's Singers' career (which began in the 1960s with performances of the Schola Cantorum Pro Musica Profana, or, as they were more casually known, the Cam River Boys), it's only natural that a greatest-hits album would require two discs, each crammed full of arrangements of popular songs and vocal pieces from the Renaissance to the twentieth century. Whether performing infectious versions of songs by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, smooth standards by Cole Porter and Harold Arlen, sublime motets by Adrian Willaert and Orlande de Lassus, or lush fin de siecle classics by Gabriel Faure and Edward Elgar, the King's Singers always deliver entertainment first and foremost, and make their virtuosic repertoire fully accessible to audiences. Of course, their singing varies from classically polished formality to a more relaxed, even humorous glee club delivery. Fans who appreciate their amazing sound and enjoy their lively manner will appreciate this generous retrospective, which brings together recordings made between 1974 and 1990. 48 songs in all.

Item code: 8863C | 2 CDs | $16.95 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Male | England

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