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I Can Tell The World


I Can Tell The World : Spirituals, Folk Songs, Madrigals, Drinking Songs

  • Published by Move Records [MD3109] — 1 CD
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Yet another disc from one of Australia's best choirs!

During their European tour in the early 1990s, the critics in Europe were quite ecstactic about the repertoire found on this recording.

Madrigals and drinking songs are part of the repertoire of this choir which enjoys an enviable international reputation. Features saucy rounds by Purcell, English folk songs including Vaughan Williams' 'Greensleeves ' and Percy Grainger's arrangements of 'Brigg Fair' and 'Irish tune from County Derry', beautiful interpretations of seven spirituals including 'I Can Tell the World', 'Wade in the Water' 'Ac–cent–tchu–ate the Positive' and 'Now is the Month of Maying'.


Track Listing

I Can Tell the World (arr. J. Hairston)
Give Me Jesus (arr. J. Hairston)
Free at Last (arr. J. Hairston)
Elijah Rock (arr. J. Hairston)
He Had to Run
Deep River
Wade in the Water
Brigg Fair (arr. Percy Grainger)
Irish Tune From County Derry (Londonderry Air) (Percy Grainger)
Once, Twice, Thrice (Henry Purcell)
Sir Walter (Henry Purcell)
Upon Woman's Love (Henry Purcell)
An Old Epitaph (Henry Purcell)
I Gave her Cakes (Henry Purcell)
Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive (Harold Arlen)
Voices (John Fleming)
Among the Leaves so Green, O (arr. John Byrt)
Greensleeves (arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams)
Yarmouth Fair (arr. Peter Warlock)
Now is the Month of Maying (Thomas Morley)
The Silver Swan (Thomas Morley)
April is my Mistress' Face (Thomas Weelkes)
Matonia Mia Cara (Orlando di Lasso)
Il est bel et bon (Passereau)
Quand je bois (anon.)
C'est trop parle de Bacchaus (Pierre Certon)
Bushes and Briars (arr. Donald James)
I Love my Love (arr. Gustav Holst)


Press Quotes

“'I can tell the World' and 'Deep River' proved the worthy voices, the homogeneity and the captivating intonation of this vocal ensemble.”

Osnabrücker Zeitung

“sung with infectious joy and rhythm”

— Stefan Hansen, Naestved Times

“performed with great expressive strength”

— Regina Leistner, Berliner Morgenpost

“these young acapella singers obviously relish the uncloistered repertoire ... interpreted with great beauty ... sheer pleasure.”

— Mike Daly, The Age - Green Guide

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