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BBC Radio 3 – 21 June 2008

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King’s Singers at 40

Saturday 21 June 2008 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

To celebrate the King’s Singers’ 40th anniversary, guest presenter Robert Hollingworth is joined by one of the founder baritones of the group, Simon Carrington, and two current members David Hurley and Christopher Gabbitas. They look back at the 16th and 17th century repertoire covered by the King’s Singers since they formed in 1968, and talk about their approach to performing sacred and secular music from this time.
 
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Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

T. Morley: Now is the month of maying
The King’s Singers:
Nigel Perrin & Alastair Hume (Counter Tenors)
Alastair Thompson (Tenor)
Anthony Holt (Baritone)
Simon Carrington & Brian Kay (Basses)
EMI CD-EMX 2129
Track 1

Josquin Desprez: Allegez moy
The King’s Singers:
David Hurley & Alastair Hume (Countertenors)
Robert Chilcott (Tenor)
Bruce Russell & Simon Carrington (Baritones)
Stephen Connolly (Bass)
BMG Classics 09026 61814 2
Track 9

Senfl: Ach Elslein, liebes Elselein
The Consort of Musicke, Director Anthony Rooley
The King’s Singers:
Jeremy Jackman & Alastair Hume (Countertenors)
Anthony Holt & Simon Carrington (Baritones)
Colin Mason (Bass)
Bill Ives (Tenor)
EMI Classics 7243 5 85714 2 4
Track 31

Lassus: La nuit froide et sombre
The King’s Singers:
Jeremy Jackman & Alastair Hume (Countertenors)
Anthony Holt & Simon Carrington (Baritones)
Colin Mason (Bass)
Robert Chilcott (Tenor)
LP EMI LC 0233
Side 1 Band 9

Janequin: La Guerre
The King’s Singers:
Nigel Perrin & Alastair Hume (Countertenors)
Anthony Holt & Simon Carrington (Baritones)
Brian Kay (Bass)
Alastair Thompson (Tenor)
LP EMI CDS 3740
Side 1 Band 1

Willaert: Qual dolcezza giamai
The King’s Singers:
David Hurley & Alastair Hume (Countertenors)
Robert Chilcott (Tenor)
Bruce Russell & Simon Carrington (Baritones)
Stephen Connolly (Bass)
EMI Classics CDC 7 54191 2
Track 16

Tallis: Spem in alium (excerpt)
The King’s Singers:
David Hurley, Robin Tyson (Countertenors)
Paul Pheonix, (Tenor)
Philip Lawson, Christopher Gabbitas (Baritones)
Stephen Connolly (Bass)
Signum SIGCD 071
Track 1

Gesualdo: Tristis est anima mea from Responsories from 1st Nocturn
The King’s Singers:
David Hurley & Robin Tyson (Countertenors)
Paul Phoenix (Tenor)
Philip Lawson & Gabriel Crouch (Baritones)
Stephen Connolly (Bass)
Signum Records SIGCD 048
Track 3

Sebastian de Vivanco: Versa est in Luctum
The King’s Singers:
David Hurley & Robin Tyson (Countertenors)
Paul Phoenix (Tenor)
Philip Lawson & Christopher Gabbitas (Baritones)
Stephen Connolly (Bass)
Signum Classics SIGCD 119
Track 5

Salamone Rossi Hebreo: Psalm 128
Sarband / The King’s Singers:
David Hurley & Robin Tyson (Countertenors)
Paul Phoenix (Tenor)
Philip Lawson & Christopher Gabbitas (Baritones)
Stephen Connolly (Bass)
Signum Classics SIGCD 065
Track 12

 

BBC Radio 3 – 14 May 2006

Program information

After nearly 40 years, The King's Singers remain one of the world's most celebrated vocal ensembles. Aled Jones talks to members of the group past and present about their extraordinary career, their trademark sound, and their unswerving dedication to popular as well as classical repertoire – embracing everything from Madrigals to Motown.

Duration
1 hour 35 minutes


Playlist

Finzi: My Spirit Sang All Day

The King's Singers
EMI CDC7497652, track 1

Anon: Chichilichi
The King's Singers
EMI CDEMX2129 (English & Italian Madrigals), track 18

Byrd: Haec Dies
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, conducted by Sir David Willcocks
HMV ASD641, Side 1 Band 1 (rec 1965)

Segue

Byrd: Mass for 4 voices (Gloria)
The King's Singers, Concordia
Signum, SIGCD061, track 4

Duke Ellington: It don't mean a thing (arr. Daryl Runswick)
The King's Singers
EMI CC230, track 13

Paul Patterson: Time Piece (12.13)
The King's Singers
EMI EMD 5521, Side2 Band 1

Trad. Humpty Dumpty (arr. Paul Hart)
The King's Singers
EMI CDC7478702, track 2

Tallis: Spem in Alium
The King's Singers
Signum Classics SIGCD071, track 1

Reger: Nachtlied
The King's Singers
RCA 09026 686462 track 7

Segue

Wayne Shanklin: Chanson d'amour
The King's Singers
RCA 09026 614272, track 1

Selection from 'Sacred Bridges'
Sweelink: Psalm 2; Ali Ufkî, Claude Goudimel: Psalm 5; Salamone Rossi Hebreo: Psalm 128.
The King's Singers, Sarband (solo voice: Mustafa Dogan Kikman)
Signum SIGCD065, tracks 10, 11 & 12

Encore
Trad: Widdicombe Fair
The King's Singers
EMI CC230, track 6

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