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The Swingle Singers
Jazz Sebastian Bach

Fugue En Re Minuer
Prelude Pour Choral D'Orgue No. 1
Prelude En Fa Majeur
Fugue En Do Minuer Fugue En Re Majeur
Prelude No. 9
Prelude En Do Majeur
Invention en Do Majeur
Fugue En Re Majeur
Prelude Et Fugue En Mi Mineur
Choral De La Cantate
Prelude Et Fugue En Do Majeur
Fugue En Sol Majeur
Prelude Et Fugue En Do Diese Majeu
Prelude Du Choral D'Orgue
Fugue No.21 Du Prelude Et Fugue En Si Bemol Majeur BWV 866

Produced by Ward Swingle

This is it! The original Les Swingle Singers, arranged and conducted by Ward Swingle. Half of this rerelease was from the l963 recording which won a Grammy for "Best Performance by a Chorus." The first Jazz Sebastian Bach was a 1968 album called Bach's Greatest Hits here in the US where Les Swingles won a Grammy in the category "Best New Artist." You'll find over sixty-five minutes of jazz/Bach sung with only the bass and drum (mostly snare) to accentuate rhythm. They became world renown because scat is an understandable language everywhere in it. None of Bach's work has been changed, not a note added or taken away! This is not improvisation (though two pieces were transposed to accommodate vocal range).

Item code: 6206C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Vocal Jazz | A Cappella | Mixed
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