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The Art of A Cappella

Swingle Singer Clare Wheeler makes her pick of the very best contemporary a cappella groups, as well as some pioneers from the past who paved the way for today's boldest ensembles.

Swingle Singer Clare Wheeler makes her pick of the very best contemporary A Cappella groups, as well as some pioneers from the past who paved the way for today's most adventurous ensembles. Plus Russian-born composer Alexander Levine on his new setting of an Orthodox liturgy, and a foray into the world of choral jazz.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 28 Apr 2013 17:00

Music Played

  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    It's Freedom

    Conductor: Michael Brockman Conductor: Gill Seeley Performer: Oregon Repertory Singers Performer: Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra

  • Vocal Sampling

    La Negra Tomasa

    Performer: Vocal Sampling

  • Jarkko Kuoppamaki

    Sydan Ei Vastaa

    Arranger: Hannu Lepola Performer: Rajaton Vocal Ensemble

  • Judy Collins

    Since You've Asked

    Arranger: Gene Puerling Performer: The Singers Unlimited

  • Peder Karlsson

    Gota

    Performer: The Real Group

  • Trad. Arr. James Rose

    Tabula Rasa

    Performer: Vive

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue In D Minor

    Arranger: Hankinson Performer: Gus Wallez Performer: Pierre Michelot Performer: The Swingle Singers

  • The Swingle Singers

    Piper

    Performer: Swingle Singers

  • Charlotte Martin

    Veins

    Performer: Postyr Project

  • Alexander Levine

    Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom: Litany of Fervent Supplication

    Conductor: Nigel Short Performer: Tenebrae

  • Alexander Levine

    Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom: The Creed

    Conductor: Nigel Short Performer: Tenebrae

  • Alexander Levine

    Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom: Cherubic Hymn

    Conductor: Nigel Short Performer: Tenebrae

  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Fifth Book of Madrigals: Languisce al fin

    Performer: La Venexiana

  • Francis Poulenc

    Stabat mater for soprano, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Francois Polgar Conductor: Charles Dutoit Performer: Denis Dupays Performer: Francoise Pollet Performer: Choeur de Radio France Performer: Maitrise De Radio France Performer: Orchestre National de France

  • George Gershwin

    Fascinatin' Rhythm

    Performer: Les Double Six

  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    It's Freedom

    Conductor: Michael Brockman Conductor: Gill Seeley Performer: Oregon Repertory Singers Performer: Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra

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