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Academy of St Martins In The Field Chorus: Grainger: A Cappella Choral Works

Song NameComposer
My Love's in GermaniePercy Grainger
Six Dukes Went A-fishin'Percy Grainger
O Mistress MinePercy Grainger
Mary ThomsonPercy Grainger
Early one MorningPercy Grainger
Irish Tune from Country DerryPercy Grainger
Agincourt SongPercy Grainger
Australian Up-Country SongPercy Grainger
RecessionalPercy Grainger
At TwilightPercy Grainger
The Gipsy's Wedding DayPercy Grainger
Mo Nighean Dubh (My dark-haired maiden)Percy Grainger
Ye Banks and Braes O' Bonnie DoonPercy Grainger
Soldier, SoldierPercy Grainger
Jungle-Book VersesPercy Grainger
Near Woodstock TownPercy Grainger
Love at First SightPercy Grainger

Directed by Richard Hickox

When Laszlo Heltay founded the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus in 1975, he set the standards for the fresh, clear tone now admired throughout the choral world. Grammy-winning conductor Richard Hickox leads the Chorus in a selection of 12 "Works for Unaccompanied Chorus" by the beloved Australian composer/arranger Percy Grainger. Grainger wrote original pieces, and arranged folk songs that he sought out in the English and Scottish countryside and around the world. Included are "My Love's in Germanie," "Six Dukes Went A-fishin'," "O Mistress Mine," "Mary Thomson," "Early One Morning," "Irish Tune from County Derry," "Agincourt Song," "Australian Up-Country Song, "Recessional," "At Twilight," "The Gypsy's Wedding Day" and "Mo Nighean Dubh." Wonderful, authentic folk songs, beautifully sung by a top-drawer chorus!

Item code: 6778C | 1 CD | $16.98 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | England
CHN 9987

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