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Cambridge Singers
Feel The Spirit

Song NameComposer
Joshua Fit De Battle Of Jericho
Steel Away
I Got A Robe
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit
Deep River
When The Saints Go Marching In
Live With Me And Be My LoveGeorge Shearing
When The Daffodils Begen To PeerGeorge Shearing
It Was A Lover And His LassGeorge Shearing
SpringGeorge Shearing
Who Is SilviaGeorge Shearing
Fie On Sinful FantasyGeorge Shearing
Hey, Ho, The Wind And The RainGeorge Shearing
The Heavenly AeroplaneGeorge Shearing
Lord Of The DanceGeorge Shearing
It Was A Lover And His Lass
Draw On Sweet Night
Come Live With Me
My True Love Hath My Heart
When Daisies Pied

Directed by John Rutter

Strong, stirring spirituals and tuneful, jazz-flavored settings of Shakespeare's timeless lyrics are the mouth-watering ingredients of the Cambridge Singers' eagerly-awaited new album Feel the Spirit. John Rutter has written vivid new arrangements of seven well-loved American spirituals for choir, with soloist Melanie and the BBC Concert Orchestra joining with the Cambridge Singers for this world premiere recording. Another notable 'first' is jazz legend George Shearing's captivating new cycle of Shakespeare settings, Songs and Sonnets. Those who associate George Shearing with instrumental jazz (and of course with his immortal Lullaby of Birdland) will be astonished and delighted at the youthful charm and skillful word-setting of this 81-year old master's choral writing. The final touch of sparkle is added by Proms favorite Wayne Marshall's piano, with Malcolm Creese on bass. To complete the album, John Rutter's own Birthday Madrigals - written in 1995 to celebrate George Shearing's 75th birthday - also receives their premiere recording.

Item code: 6651C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | Some a cappella | Mixed | England

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