The Library, Vol. 1

Label: Signum Classics (SIGCD601) | Year: 2019

Singers: Patrick Dunachie (countertenor), Edward Button (countertenor), Julian Gregory (tenor), Christopher Bruerton (baritone), Nick Ashby (baritone), Jonathan Howard (bass)

Celebrating the wonderful diversity of music today, ‘The Library, Vol. 1’ showcases The King’s Singers’ admiration for great song-writing and arrangements, ensuring it gets the place of prominence that it truly deserves. ‘Close-harmony’ is a phrase they have always used to describe lighter repertoire, and this series of EP releases celebrates their historical library in addition to new commissions of recent releases.

Track Listing

  1. Rainbow Kacey Musgraves (arr. Patrick Dunachie) 2:37
  2. Call me the Breeze Beth Orton (arr. Christopher Bruerton) 2:43
  3. The Truth Untold BTS (arr. Ed Newton-Rex) 4:32
  4. Oh! I Can't sit down George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin & DuBose Heyward (arr. Bob Chilcott) 2:47
  5. The Rose Amanda McBroom (arr. Nic Raine) 3:41
  6. The Ballad of Nornagest Traditional (arr. Kieran Brunt) 4:32
  7. Yesterday John Lennon & Paul McCartney (arr. Bob Chilcott) 2:52

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