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Orphei Drangar: Caprices with OD Vol 3

Song NameComposer
Hor I Orphei Drangar / Kalinka
Pa faltet stod en liten bjork
Balladen om Eugen Cork
Livet ar ett helvete
Halsa dom dar hemma
Fragancia
Julgranen
Nu har jag fatt den jag vill ha
Bridge Over Troubled WaterPaul Simon
Stormy Weather
True Love
Norgehistoria
Engelska flottan
Kivikspolka
Poor Lonesome Cowboy
Feeling Too Good Blues
Hark, Ye Sons if Orpheus
Maybe Itęs Because I'm a Londoner
Jag ser pa dina ogon / 5000 man
Viljasangen
Lat oss liksom svalorna
Operetten ar dod

Not only is Orphei Drangar one of the oldest and best men's choirs in the world, but it is a true gathering of individualists, almost all of whom have amde of will make their mark in professions other than music. Given this urge to express themselves as individuals, their popular pre-CHristmas concerts, known locally as "caprices," are not just a collective letting down of hair," but a much-appreciated opportunity for displaying all sorts of individual talents not usually required of choristers -- whether this be writing musical sketches, singing in some hitherto undiscovered register, representing half of a theatrical horse and etceteras. Add to this Eric Ericson, the world's greatest choral conductor -- who looked after Orphei Drangar for forty years because he enjoyed them so much -- and the mixture is potent, not to say explosive. Like all the greatest musicians Eric Ericson has that well-developed sense of humor that comes from recognizing that one has been entrusted with a very rare gift. Together, Eric Ericson and Orphei Drangar let their hair down in grand style. Indeed they elevate the very concept of "letting one's hair down" into something like an art form.

Item code: 7928C | 1 CD | $15.98 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Male | Sweden
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Related: Swedish Choral Music
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