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Aled Jones

Aled Jones presents the Voice Project, performing Gwilym Simcock's I Prefer the Gorgeous Freedom at this year's London Jazz Festival, alongside the composer. He also introduces a recording of three works commissioned by BBC Radio 3 for Chantage, winners of BBC Choir of the Year 2006.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Sweet Honey in the Rock

    By the Waters of Babylon

    • Cooking Vinyl, COOKCD082.
    • 7.
  • Will Todd

    Requiem (Dies Irae)

    Performer: Thomas Gray (electric guitar) Performer: The Fairhaven Singers Performer: Ralph Woodward (conductor)

    • Tyalgum Press, TYA003.
    • 2.
  • John Tavener

    Rocking

    Performer: Chantage Performer: James Davey (conductor) Recording: BBC recording

  • Gabriel Jackson

    The Voice of the Bard

    Performer: Chantage Performer: James Davey (conductor) Recording: BBC recording

  • Richard Allain

    Cradle Song

    Performer: Chantage Performer: James Davey (conductor) Recording: BBC recording

  • Gwilym Simcock

    I Prefer the Gorgeous Freedom - 1. I Prefer the Gorgeous Freedom

    Performer: Jeremy Avis (tenor) Performer: The Voice Project Performer: Sian Croose (conductor) Performer: Gwilym Simcock (piano) Performer: Klaus Gesing (reeds) Performer: Yuri Goloubev (Double Bass) Performer: James Maddren (drums) Recording: recorded by the BBC on 21 November 2009 in the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London as part of the London Jazz Festival

  • Gwilym Simcock

    I Prefer the Gorgeous Freedom - 2. Homeward Bound

    Performer: Sianed Jones (soprano) Performer: Rebecca Askew (alto) Performer: Jeremy Avis (tenor) Performer: Jonathan Baker (bass) Performer: The Voice Project Performer: Sian Croose (conductor) Performer: Gwilym Simcock (piano) Performer: Klaus Gesing (reeds) Performer: Yuri Goloubev (Double Bass) Performer: James Maddren (drums) Recording: BBC recording

  • Gwilym Simcock

    I Prefer the Gorgeous Freedom - 3. Innisfree

    Performer: Sianed Jones (soprano) Performer: The Voice Project Performer: Sian Croose (conductor) Performer: Gwilym Simcock (piano) Performer: Klaus Gesing (reeds) Performer: Yuri Goloubev (Double Bass) Performer: James Maddren (drums) Recording: BBC recording

  • Gwilym Simcock

    I Prefer the Gorgeous Freedom - 4. I wish I knew how it would feel to be free (Billy Taylo

    Performer: Sianed Jones (soprano) Performer: Rebecca Askew (alto) Performer: Jeremy Avis (tenor) Performer: Jonathan Baker (bass) Performer: Gwilym Simcock (piano) Performer: Klaus Gesing (reeds) Performer: Yuri Goloubev (Double Bass) Performer: James Maddren (drums) Recording: BBC recording

  • Gwilym Simcock

    I Prefer the Gorgeous Freedom - 5. No Rack: Everyone Sang

    Performer: Sianed Jones (soprano) Performer: Rebecca Askew (alto) Performer: Jeremy Avis (tenor) Performer: Jonathan Baker (bass) Performer: The Voice Project Performer: Sian Croose (conductor) Performer: Gwilym Simcock (piano) Performer: Klaus Gesing (reeds) Performer: Yuri Goloubev (Double Bass) Performer: James Maddren (drums) Recording: BBC recording

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