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Song NameComposerArranger
Joshua Fit De Battle Of JerichoTraditionalJohn Rutter
Steal AwayWallace WillisJohn Rutter
I Got A RobeTraditionalJohn Rutter
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child John Rutter
Ev'ry Time I Feel the SpiritTraditionalJohn Rutter
Deep RiverTraditionalJohn Rutter
The ArgumentBrough
Red Running RueBrough
To DaffodilsBrough
On HimselfBrough
Grace-The Clean PlatterBob Chilcott
The Pie Bob Chilcott
Harvest In My CriftBob Chilcott
Christmas 1666Bob Chilcott
Whines From The Wood Bob Chilcott
The SkinBob Chilcott
The Barrel Of The DrumBob Chilcott
The Two Curved Sticks Of The Drummer Bob Chilcott
The Gong-Gong Bob Chilcott

'Feel the Spirit' is a set of seven arrangements of well-known spirituals, first performed in 2001. It is performed on this recording by the acclaimed jazz singer Jacqueline Dankworth in its chamber-ensemble arrangement. Harvey Brough's 'Walled Garden Suite' for soloist, choir and instrumental quartet was written for Dankworth and first performed on the occasion of the opening of the walled garden at Wingfield Arts in Suffolk. Of the two collections by Bob Chilcott on this CD, 'Fragments from his Dish' is a group of five light-hearted part-songs on the themes of food and drink. The programme concludes with 'The Making of the Drum', settings of words by Barbadian poet Edward Kamau Braithwaite, commissioned from Bob Chilcott by OPMS on the occasion of the choir's twentieth anniversary in 1997. It tells the story of the making of a traditional African drum and is heavily influenced by the style of African tribal music.

Item code: 8384C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | Mixed | England

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