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The Best of the King's Singers - Music by Kodaly, Gibbons, Byrd, Sibelius, Whitacre, Bennett, Lennon, et al. / King's Singers

Album Summary

>Kreek, Cyrillus : Taaveti laulud
>Byrd, William : Mass for Four Voices
>Gesualdo, Carlo : In monte oliveti, tenebrae lesson for 6 voices, W. 7/9
>Pärt, Arvo : Bogoroditse Devo
>Byrd, William : Civitas sancti tui
>Tavener, John : The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?"
>Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon : Psalms of David, Book 3
>Ness, Patricia Van : My Heart is a Holy Place, for vocal ensemble
>Padilla, Juan Gutiérrez de : Versa est in luctum, for mixed chorus
>Melgaz, Diogo Dias : In Ieiunio et Fletu
>Traditional, Jewish : Shir Hamaalos (Song of degrees)
>Kodaly, Zoltan [Composer] : Esti dal (Evening Song), folksong for high voice or mixed or male chorus
>Sibelius, Jean : Rakastava (The Lover), for male chorus (with or without string orchestra), JS 160
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Choruses (2), Op. 68
>Bairstow, Edward : Music, When Soft Voices Die
>Mundy, John : Lightly she whipped o'er the dales
>Gibbons, Orlando : First Set of Madrigals and Mottets
>Chilcott, Robert : Even such is time
>Whitacre, Eric : Lux Aurumque
>Larsen, Libby : A Lover's Journey
>Joel, Billy : Lullabye "Goodnight, my angel"
>David, John : You Are the New Day
>Joel, Billy : She's Always a Woman, song
>Traditional, English : Greensleeves, folk song
>Sting : Valparaiso, song
>Heap, Imogen : Hide and Seek, song
>Foster-Gillies, Amy : Home, song
>Mills, Irving : Straighten Up and Fly Right
>Traditional, American : I Will Bow and Be Simple, Shaker hymn (a.k.a. Simple Gifts)
>Berlin, Irving : Blue Skies
>Connick Jr., Harry : Recipe For Love
>Cohen, Leonard : Hallelujah
>Traditional Spiritual : Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
>Mraz, Jason : I'm Yours, song
>Makaroff, Mia : Silent love, for vocal ensemble
>Lennon, John : Blackbird
>Young, Neil : After the gold rush
>Creek, Nickel : Out of the Woods, song
>Bennett, Charles : Swimming over London, for vocal ensemble
>Traditional Spiritual : Steal Away to Jesus, spiritual
Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

As part of Signum's 15th anniversary year we are delighted to release this celebratory collection of The Best of 'The King's Singers' - a 2-CD collection drawn from their now extensive catalogue on Signum. The first CD includes titles from Christmas (the group's debut album with Signum, released in 2004), along with music from Landscape and Time, Treason and Discord, Gesualdo's Tenebrae Responsories, Sacred Bridges, Siglio d'Oro, Romance du soir, From the heart, High Flight and the 2012 release Royal Rhymes and Rounds. The second CD presents songs from four albums: Six, From the heart, our most recent light album Swimming over London and the Grammy Award winning Simple Gifts.



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Works Details

>Kreek, Cyrillus : Taaveti laulud :: Onnis on inimene
  • Ensemble: King's Singers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1923

>Byrd, William : Mass for Four Voices :: Gloria
  • Running Time: 5 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1592-1593

>Gesualdo, Carlo : In monte oliveti, tenebrae lesson for 6 voices, W. 7/9
  • Running Time: 4 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1611

>Arvo Pärt (1935 - ) : Bogoroditse Devo
  • Running Time: 1 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1990

>Byrd, William : Civitas sancti tui
  • Running Time: 5 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1589

>Tavener, John : The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?"
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1982

>Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon : Psalms of David, Book 3
  • Running Time: 4 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Ness, Patricia Van : My Heart is a Holy Place, for vocal ensemble
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla (1605 - 1673) : Versa est in luctum, for mixed chorus
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Melgaz, Diogo Dias : In Ieiunio et Fletu
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Traditional, Jewish : Shir Hamaalos (Song of degrees)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.

>Zoltán Kodály (Composer) (1882 - 1967) : Esti dal (Evening Song), folksong for high voice or mixed or male chorus
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1938

>Sibelius, Jean : Rakastava (The Lover), for male chorus (with or without string orchestra), JS 160
  • Running Time: 7 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1894

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Choruses (2), Op. 68 :: 1. Calme des Nuits
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1882

>Bairstow, Edward : Music, When Soft Voices Die
  • Running Time: 2 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Mundy, John : Lightly she whipped o'er the dales
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Gibbons, Orlando : First Set of Madrigals and Mottets
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral

>Chilcott, Robert : Even such is time :: Days
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Whitacre, Eric : Lux Aurumque
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 2000

>Larsen, Libby : A Lover's Journey :: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Joel, Billy : Lullabye "Goodnight, my angel"
  • Running Time: 4 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>David, John : You Are the New Day
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Joel, Billy : She's Always a Woman, song
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Traditional, English : Greensleeves, folk song
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1600

>Sting : Valparaiso, song
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Heap, Imogen : Hide and Seek, song
  • Running Time: 5 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Foster-Gillies, Amy : Home, song
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Form: Vocal

>Mills, Irving : Straighten Up and Fly Right
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Traditional, American : I Will Bow and Be Simple, Shaker hymn (a.k.a. Simple Gifts)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 8 sec.
  • Form: Choral

>Berlin, Irving : Blue Skies
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1927

>Connick Jr., Harry : Recipe For Love
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Cohen, Leonard : Hallelujah
  • Running Time: 5 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Traditional Spiritual : Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: by 1865

>Mraz, Jason : I'm Yours, song
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Makaroff, Mia : Silent love, for vocal ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Lennon, John : Blackbird
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Young, Neil : After the gold rush
  • Running Time: 3 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Creek, Nickel : Out of the Woods, song
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Bennett, Charles : Swimming over London, for vocal ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Traditional Spiritual : Steal Away to Jesus, spiritual
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic