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Chor Leoni
Canadian Safari 2

Song NameComposer
Royal HudsonDave Baker
RIse AgainLeon Dubinsky
The Skye Boast SongTraditional
The Old "Mayflower"Newfoundland Folk Song
Watching the Apples GrowStan Rogers
Feller from FortuneNewfoundland Folk Song
Dondaine la ridaineQuebec Folk Song
Indian ReelsQuebec Traditional
Trinque l'amouretteQuebec Folk Song
In the Early Morning RainGordon Lightfoot
The Maple Leaf ForeverAlexander Muir
Amazing GraceTraditional
All the DiamondsBruce Cockburn
The NancyStan Rogers
Heather Bonn/Island FerryMad Pudding
The Black Fly SongWade Hemsworth
April in WhitehorseMurray Grand
The Mary Ellen CarterStan Rogers
Blow the Wind SoutherlyNorthumberland Folk Song
Springtime in AlbertaIan Tyson
Frobisher BayJames Gordon
The Field Behind the PlowStan Rogers
Kettl Valley RailroadDave Baker
The Williams Lake StampedeAlan Moberg
Canadian PacificRay Griff

Directed by Diane Loomer

Diane Loomer, founder of Chor Leoni in 1992 with the purpose of singing the best, most difficult "classical" works for male choir, is unable to explain how the lions have now recorded their 3rd CD of folk songs. One good reason seems to be that Canadian folk music is the art of the people - sometimes rough, sometimes achingly beautiful, humorous, whimsical, warm and full of heart. Although they are using more accompaniment now and have performed with several symphony orchestras, the spirit, energy and sheer vocal power of Chor Leoni is as infectious as ever. "Safari 2" is a generous 2-CD collection of 25 tunes. Many favorites, but in particular "Royal Hudson," the foot-stomping "Watching the Apples Grow," "Feller from Fortune," "Trinque l'amourette," Gordon Lightfoot's classic "In the Early Morning Rain," the rousing "The Nancy," "The Black Fly Song," "The Mary Ellen Carter," "The Field Behind The Plow," "The Williams Lake Stampede" and "Canadian Pacific." A powerful, big fun 6th CD from the lions of the North country!

Item code: 7276C | 2 CDs | $18.95 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Male | Canada

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