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Perspectives Ensemble – Play List (24/96 FLAC)

Perspectives Ensemble - Play List (24/96 FLAC)

Perspectives Ensemble – Play List (24/96 FLAC)

Composer: Johannes Brahms, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Gabriel Urbain Fauré, Alexander Levine, Henry Purcell, Maurice Ravel, Paul Simon, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer: Ensemble Perspectives
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Outhere
Catalogue: OMF704
Release: 2021
Size: 1.04 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

01. anon.: Joshua
02. Purcell: When I am laid in earth (from Dido and Aeneas)
03. Simon: Mrs Robinson
04. Fauré: L’Horizon chimérique, Op. 18: III. Diane, Séléné
05. Brahms: In stiller Nacht, WoO 34 No. 8
06. anon.: Dúlamán
07. Coleridge-Taylor: By the Lone Sea Shore
08. Vaughan Williams: Whither Must I Wander? (from Songs of Travel)
09. anon.: Oh, You Wide Steppe
10. Levine: Sicut Servus
11. Simon: 50 Ways to Leave your Lover
12 .James Taylor, Don Grolnick: That Lonesome Road
13. Ravel: L’enfant et les sortilèges, M. 71: Il est bon, l’enfant, il est sage
14. anon.: Frère Jacques
15. Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan: Alice

Ensemble Perspectives, an a cappella vocal quintet founded and directed by Geoffroy Heurard, creates programmes that blend the mainstream classical repertory with lesser-known composers and folk and pop songs. These pieces are sung in transcriptions “tailor-made” for Perspectives, which works with world-renowned arrangers and composers of all aesthetic persuasions. The group’s new album, entitled “Playlist”, allows today’s ears to grasp the timeless threads that link Purcell to Brahms, a traditional song to an American song crooned by entire generations. A playful and inspired journey through the music of Purcell (Dido’s Lament), Brahms, Ravel and Fauré, traditional songs such as Joshua fit the battle of Jericho and Frère Jacques, and songs by Charlie Chaplin (Smile), Michel Legrand (La Chanson de Maxence), Paul Simon (Mrs. Robinson and 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover) and Tom Waits (Alice).

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