The Swingle Singers
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1962
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The Swingle Singers

The Swingle Singers Biography (Wikipedia)

The Swingles are a vocal group formed in 1962 in Paris, France by Ward Swingle with Anne Germain, Claude Germain, Jeanette Baucomont, Christiane Legrand, Claudine Meunier, Jean-Claude Briodin, and Jean Cussac.

Until 2011, the group consisted of eight voices: two sopranos, two altos, two tenors and two basses. The French group performed and recorded typically with only a double bass and drums as accompaniment. In 1973, the original French group disbanded and Ward Swingle moved to London and hired members who debuted as Swingle II. The current group performs primarily a cappella.

The group later performed and recorded under the name The Swingles, then The New Swingle Singers and The Swingle Singers before settling on The Swingles. The group has never disbanded. As individual members have left the group, remaining members have held auditions for replacements.

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The Swingle Singers Tracks

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Fugue in G Minor, BWV 578
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Fugue in G Minor, BWV 578
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Eleanor Rigby
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Eleanor Rigby
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Clair de Lune
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Clair de Lune
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Straighten Up And Fly Right
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Straighten Up And Fly Right
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Fugue In G Minor
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Fugue In G Minor
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Erlkonig
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Erlkonig
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III Andante: Violin Sonata No. 2 In A Minor
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III Andante: Violin Sonata No. 2 In A Minor
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Prelude No.24 In B Minor [The Well-Tempered Clavier - Book 2 Bwv 893]
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Prelude No.24 In B Minor [The Well-Tempered Clavier - Book 2 Bwv 893]
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Largo [Harpsichord Concerto No. 5 In F Minor Bwv 1056]
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Largo [Harpsichord Concerto No. 5 In F Minor Bwv 1056]
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Dido's Lament (When I Am Laid In Earth)
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Dido's Lament (When I Am Laid In Earth)
Mel Tormé
Christmas Song
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Christmas Song
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I Believe In Father Christmas
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I Believe In Father Christmas
Johann Sebastian Bach
Partita no. 2, BWV 826: I. Sinfonia
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Partita no. 2, BWV 826: I. Sinfonia
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Prelude of Organ Chorale "Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland" Bwv 659
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Prelude of Organ Chorale "Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland" Bwv 659
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Allegro: Serenade No.13 In G K525 "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik"
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Allegro: Serenade No.13 In G K525 "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik"
Johann Sebastian Bach
Et resurrexit (Mass in B minor, BWV232)
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Et resurrexit (Mass in B minor, BWV232)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Fugue in G major BWV 577 (A la Gigue)
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Fugue in G major BWV 577 (A la Gigue)
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Air from Suite in D
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Air from Suite in D
Luciano Berio
Cries of London
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Cries of London
Luciano Berio
A-Ronne (extract)
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A-Ronne (extract)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Badinérie (Orchestral Suite no.2, BWV.1067)
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Badinérie (Orchestral Suite no.2, BWV.1067)
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Cheek to Cheek
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Cheek to Cheek
Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude in F minor (from the Well Tempered Clavier Bk.2)
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Prelude in F minor (from the Well Tempered Clavier Bk.2)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G major, BWV 1048 (1st mvt)
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Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G major, BWV 1048 (1st mvt)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Organ Fugue in G minor, BWV 578
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Organ Fugue in G minor, BWV 578
Afghan Trad. arr. Randell & The Swingle Singers
Lovers' Desire
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Lovers' Desire

Lovers' Desire

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Arcangelo Corelli
Concerto Grosso - Allegro
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Concerto Grosso - Allegro
Thomas Tallis
If Ye Love Me
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If Ye Love Me
Astor Piazzolla
Libertango
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Libertango
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Canon (Kanon zu vier Stimmen BWV 1073)
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Canon (Kanon zu vier Stimmen BWV 1073)
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Fugue in C Minor
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Fugue in C Minor
Johann Sebastian Bach
The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: No.8: Prelude and Fugue in D sharp minor, BWV 877
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The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: No.8: Prelude and Fugue in D sharp minor, BWV 877
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Air for Suite in D Major
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Air for Suite in D Major
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ah! Vous Dirais-Je Maman K265 (Twinkle Twinkle Little Star)
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Ah! Vous Dirais-Je Maman K265 (Twinkle Twinkle Little Star)
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Bond 007
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Bond 007
George Frideric Handel
Keyboard Suite in E major, HWV 430
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Keyboard Suite in E major, HWV 430
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Fugue No.2 in C Minor
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Fugue No.2 in C Minor
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Cries of London: No 6, 'Money penny, come to me'
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Cries of London: No 6, 'Money penny, come to me'
George Gershwin
Summertime (Porgy and Bess)
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Summertime (Porgy and Bess)
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Hard Times Come Again No More
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Hard Times Come Again No More
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Lovers' Desire
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Lovers' Desire
Johann Sebastian Bach
Badinerie
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Badinerie
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2007: Prom 04
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2007

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Proms 1975: Prom 06
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1975-07-30T23:05:32
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1975

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Proms 1969: Prom 04
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Royal Albert Hall
1969-07-22T23:05:32
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1969

Proms 1969: Prom 04

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