King's Singers

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Date
Title / Tracks
Performers
Parameters
1977
The King's Singers Sing Flanders & Swann And
Noël Coward
Songs by Flanders and Swann, Arranged by
Gordon Langford
  1. A Transport Of Delight
  2. The Slow Train
  3. A Song Of Patriotic Prejudice
  4. Rockall
  5. Misalliance
  6. The Wompom
  7. The Sloth
  8. In The Bath
Songs by Noël Coward, Arranged by Daryl Runswick
  1. Mad Dogs And Englishmen
  2. Matelot
  3. The Stately Homes Of England
  4. London Pride
  5. Nina
  6. I'll See You Again
  7. There Are Bad Times Just Around The Corner


  1. The King's Singers
  1. EMI EMC 3196 (1977) LP
  1. 2:22, 1152, S
  2. 3:23, 1629, S
  3. 2:44, 1325, S
  4. 1:30, 748, S
  5. 3:11, 1533, S
  6. 2:30, 1218, S
  7. 3:17, 1583, S
  8. 3:49, 1835, S
  1. 2:28, 2351, S
1986
Beatles Connection
  1. Penny Lane John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. Mother Nature's Son John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  3. Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  4. And I Love Her John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Help! John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. Yesterday John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  7. A Hard Day's Night John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  8. Girl John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. Got to Get You into My Life John Lennon,
    Paul McCartney
  10. Back in the U.S.S.R. John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  11. Eleanor Rigby John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  12. Blackbird John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  13. Lady Madonna John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  14. I'll Follow the Sun John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  15. Honey Pie John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  16. Can't Buy Me Love John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  17. Michelle John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  18. You've Got to Hide Your Love Away John Lennon,
    Paul McCartney
  19. I Want to Hold Your Hand John Lennon,
    Paul McCartney

  1. The King's Singers
  1. EMI Records CDC7495562
    (1986) DDD
  1. 2:35, 3673, S
  2. 2:35, 3670, S
  3. 3:48, 5379, S
  4. 2:59, 4225, S
  5. 2:31, 3552, S
  6. 2:35, 3672, S
  7. 3:54, 5506, S
  8. 3:26, 4848, S
  9. 2:52, 4069. S
  10. 2:59, 4223, S
  11. 3:07, 4393, S
  12. 2:42, 3838, S
  13. 2:37, 3722, S
  14. 2:19, 3284, S
  15. 2:40, 3795, S
  16. 1:16, 1820, S
  17. 3:07, 4115, S
  18. 2:20, 3307, S
  19. 1:54, 2702, S
1987
A Tribute to the Comedian Harmonists
  1. Veronika, der Lenz its da
    Fred Walter
  2. Liebling, Mein Herz Lsst Dich Grossen
    Emil Gerhardt
  3. Night and Day
    Cole Porter arr. Emil Gerhardt
  4. Mein Kleiner Groner Kaktus
    Daryl Runswick
  5. Creole Love Call
    Duke Ellington arr. Paul Kuhn
  6. Eins, Zwei, Drei, Vier
    Daryl Runswick
  7. Stormy Weather
    Harold Arlen arr. Daryl Runswick
  8. Das ist die Liebe der Matrosen
    Emil Gerhardt
  9. Overture from the Barber of Seville
    Gioacchino Rossini arr. Daryl Runswick
  10. Wenn der Wind Weht Uber das Meer
    Daryl Runswick
  11. Flight of the Bumblebee
    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov arr. Daryl Runswick
  12. The Donkey Serenade
    Emil Gerhardt
  13. Gitarren Spielt Auf
    Daryl Runswick
  14. Tea for Two
    Daryl Runswick
  15. Du armes girl vom Chor
    Daryl Runswick
  16. Wochenhund und Sonnenschein
    Daryl Runswick

  1. The King's Singers
  1. EMI Angel CDC 7476772
    (1987) DDD
  1. 2:31, 3576, S
  2. 2:51, 4035, S
  3. 3:51, 5448, S
  4. 2:10, 3076, D
  5. 3:00, 3545, S
  6. 1:58, 2790, S
  7. 3:50, 5406, S
  8. 3:02, 4295, S
  9. 3:24, 4809, S
  10. 3:27, 4866, S
  11. 1:17, 1830, S
  12. 3:24, 4803, S
  13. 3:11, 4512, S
  14. 3:32, 4995, S
  15. 2:42, 3829, S
  16. 3:02, 4286, S
1987
New Day
  1. You Are The New Day
    Written-By – John David
  2. Nouveau Poor
    Written-By – Peter Christie
  3. Three Times A Lady
    Written-By – Lionel Richie
  4. What's In A Tune?
    Arranged By – David Overton
  5. You'd Have To Be A Rosie
    Arranged By, Conductor – Ed Welch
    Written-By – Bob Barratt, Ed Welch
  6. Can't Buy Me Love
    Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
  7. Singapore Girl
    Arranged By, Conductor – Harry Robinson
    Written-By – Bob Barratt, Nick Alexander,
    Patrick Aulton
  8. The Rhythm Of Life (From Sweet Charity)
    Written-By – Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields
  9. The Gambler
    Arranged By, Conductor – Daryl Runswick
    Written-By – Don Schlitz
  10. It Was Almost Like A Song
    Arranged By – Brian Kay
    Written-By – Archie Jordan, Hal David
  11. Here Comes The Sun
    Arranged By, Conductor – Harry Robinson
    Written-By – George Harrison
  12. Hush Little Baby, Don't Say A Word
    Arranged By – John Blackwood
    Written-By – Trad.
  13. a Money, Money, Money
    Written-By – Andersson-Ulvaeus
    b Summer Nights (From Grease)
    Arranged By – David Overton
    Written-By – J. Jacobs, W. Casey
  14. The Summer Knows (From The Summer
    Of '42)
    Written-By A. Bergman, M. Bergman,
    M. Legrand
  15. Could It Be Magic
    Arranged By, Conductor – Daryl Runswick
    Written-By – A. Anderson, B. Manilow

  1. The King's Singers
  1. EMI Angel CDC-7 49564
    (1987) DDD
  1. 2:33, 3599, S
  2. 2:38, 3720, S
  3. 3:20, 4692, S
  4. 3:37, 5093, S
  5. 3:57, 5572, S
  6. 1:19, 1854, S
  7. 3:11, 4481, S
  8. 2:17, 3223, S
  9. 3:34, 5033, S
  10. 2:15, 3170, S
  11. 3:10, 4456, S
  12. 2:09, 3035, S
  13. 3:22, 4739, S
  14. 3:17, 4624, S
  15. 4:35, 6441, S
1988
The King's Singers in Concert in Winnipeg
  1. The King's Singers
  1. Private recording?
  1. 30:19, 28418, S
  2. 10:41, 10019, S
  3. 13:18, 12468, S
  4. 25:03, 23493, S
1989
America
  1. Bridge Over Troubled Water
    (Paul Simon)
  2. The Sound of Silence (Paul Simon)
  3. America (Paul Simon)
  4. Homeward Bound (Paul Simon)
  5. If You Leave Me Now (Peter Cetera)
  6. Simon Smith and the Amazing
    Dancing Bear
    (Randy Newman)
  7. Scissors Cut (Jimmy Webb)
  8. It's Lonely at the Top
    (Randy Newman)
  9. Vincent (Don McLean)
  10. Wichita Lineman (Jimmy Webb)
  1. The King's Singers
    David Cullen (composer,
    arranger, orchestrator)
    English Chamber Orchestra,
    conductor Carl Davis
    trumpet: Michael Laird
    piano: Howard Shelley
    violin: José-Luis Garcia
  1. EMI Angel CDC 7439701
    (1989) DDD
  1. 4:29, 6312, S
  2. 5:28, 5502, S
  3. 4:02, 5671, S
  4. 4:13, 5942, S
  5. 4:40, 6565, S
  6. 3:56, 5542, S
  7. 4:21, 6122, S
  8. 4:14, 5961, S
  9. 7:20, 10306, S
  10. 4:49, 6778, S
1991
Annie Laurie: Folksongs of the British Isles
  1. Scarborough Fair
    English Traditional / Traditional
  2. Over the Sea to Skye
    (a.k.a. "The Skye Boat Song")
    Scottish Traditional / Traditional
  3. What shall we do with a drunken sailor?
    English Traditional / Traditional
  4. Annie Laurie, Scottish folk song
    Scottish Traditional / Traditional
  5. Greensleeves, folk song
    English Traditional / Traditional
  6. Londonderry Air (Danny Boy), folk song
    Irish Traditional/Frederick Edward Weatherly
  7. Lincolnshire Poacher, folk song
    English Traditional / Traditional
  8. Loch Lomond
    Scottish Traditional / Traditional
  9. The Lass of Richmond Hill, song
    English Traditional / Traditional
  10. Sally Gardens
    Irish Traditional / Traditional
  11. The Ash Grove (The Master Has Come),
    song (a.k.a. "Llwyn onn")
    Traditional / Welsh Traditional
  12. Aiken Drum
    Scottish Traditional / Traditional
  13. Golden Slumbers
    English Traditional / Traditional
  14. Ar Hyd y Nos (All Through the Night),
    folk song Traditional / Welsh Traditional
  15. Going to Town
    Traditional / Welsh Traditional
  16. Home, Sweet Home!, song for voice &
    piano (from the operetta "Clari")
    Henry Rowley Bishop / Traditional
  17. Eriskay love lilt
    Hugh S. Roberton / Traditional
  18. Mairi's Wedding
    Irish Traditional / Traditional
  1. The King's Singers,
    Guitar: Manuel Barreco
    Flute: Nancy Hadden
  1. EMI Classics CDC 7549042
    (1991) DDD
  1. 4:18, 6108, S
  2. 4:19, 6117, S
  3. 1:49, 2622, S
  4. 3:14, 4616, S
  5. 3:23, 4806, S
  6. 3:11, 4523, S
  7. 2:09, 3078, S
  8. 3:04, 4360, S
  9. 1:53, 2717, S
  10. 2:37, 3738, S
  11. 4:07, 5854, S
  12. 2:12, 3165, S
  13. 2:17, 3271, S
  14. 2:21, 3359, S
  15. 2:02, 2930, S
  16. 2:16, 3259, S
  17. 3:07, 4429, S
  18. 1:52, 2686, S
1993
Here’s a Howdy Do!
  1. HMS Pinafore: A British Tar
  2. The Mikado: The Sun Whose Rays
  3. The Gondoliers: Take A Pair Of Sparkling Eyes
  4. Ruddigore: The Ghosts' High-Noon
  5. The Pirates Of Penzance: Ah, Leave Me Not
  6. The Mikado: A Wand'ring Minstrel I
  7. The Pirates Of Penzance: The Pirate King
  8. The Mikado: Tit Willow
  9. The Pirates Of Penzance: With Cat-Like Tread
  10. The Mikado: Brightly Dawns Our Wedding Day
  11. The Mikado: A More Humane Mikado
  12. The Gondoliers: Rising Early In The Morning
  13. Gilbert & Sullivan Medley
  14. Patter Matter (a patter-song medley)
  15. The Mikado: Here's A Howdy Do
  1. The King's Singers
  1. BMG/RCA Victor 9026618852
    (1993) DDD
  1. 2:52, 4094, S
  2. 3:21, 4776, S
  3. 3:45, 5327, S
  4. 3:19, 4728, S
  5. 3:18, 4708, S
  6. 4:26, 6300, S
  7. 2:19, 3304, S
  8. 3:33, 5060, S
  9. 4:03, 5743, S
  10. 3:45, 5326, S
  11. 4:22, 6208, S
  12. 4:20, 6162, S
  13. 4:11, 5930, S
  14. 4:43, 6695, S
  15. 2:35, 3691, S
1996
Circle of Life
  1. The Circle of Life
    Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  2. Kiss From a Rose
    Seal
  3. Kokomo
    Mike Love, Terry Melcher, John Phillips,
    Scott McKenzie
  4. Wind Beneath My Wings
    Larry Hemley, Jeff Silbar
  5. It Had to be You
    Isham Jones, Gus Kahn
  6. Live And Let Die
    Paul McCartney
  7. The Time Of My Life
    Franke Previte, Donald Markowitz, John De Nicola
  8. I Heard It Through The Grapevine
    Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strang
  9. Everything I Do, I Do It For You
    Bryan Adams, Robert J. Lange, Michael Keran
  10. The Rose
    Amanda McBroom 
  11. I Will Always Love You
    Dolly Parton
  12. Groovy Kind of Love
    Toni Wine, Carol Bayer Sager

  1. The King's Singers,
    Metropole Orchestra,
    conducted by Carl Davis

  1. BMG Classics 74321389262
    (1996) DDD
  1. 4:26, 6241, S
  2. 5:21, 7542, S
  3. 3:49, 5368, S
  4. 4:58, 6988, S
  5. 4:48, 6760, S
  6. 2:59, 4218, S
  7. 4:40, 6569, S
  8. 6:10, 8688, S
  9. 5:12, 7316, S
  10. 3:45, 5295, S
  11. 4:36, 6466, S
  12. 2:35, 3637, S
2006
Spem in Alium, Thomas Tallis
  1. The King's Singers
  1. Signum SIGCD071 (2006) DDD
    8:31, 14879, S
2008
Simple Gifts
  1. She's Always a Woman
    Billy Joel arr. Philip Lawson
  2. You Can Close Your Eyes
    James Taylor arr. Philip Lawson
  3. Greensleeves
    Trad. English arr. Bob Chilcott
  4. The Gift to be Simple
    Trad. American arr. Bob Chilcott
  5. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
    Trad. Spiritual arr. Peter Knight
  6. Helplessly Hoping
    Stephen Stills, arr. Philip Lawson
  7. Deep River
    Trad. Spiritual arr. Philip Lawson
  8. Black is the Color
    Trad. American/Scottish arr. Bob Chilcott
  9. I Love my Love
    Trad. English arr. Philip Lawson
  10. The Water is Wide
    Trad. English arr. Philip Lawson
  11. When She Loved Me
    Randy Newman arr. Philip Lawson
  12. Valparaiso
    Sting arr. Philip Lawson
  13. The Turtle Dove
    Trad. English arr. Philip Lawson
  14. April Come She Will
    Paul Simon arr. Philip Lawson
  15. Steal Away
    Trad. Spiritual arr. Bob Chilcott
  16. You are the New Day
    John David arr. Peter Knight

  1. The King's Singers
  1. Signum SIGCD121 (2008) DDD
  1. 3:22, 4746, S
  2. 3:42, 5215, S
  3. 3:02, 4286, S
  4. 2:08, 3011, S
  5. 3:00, 4239, S
  6. 2:32, 3581, S
  7. 4:01, 5673, S
  8. 2:18, 3261, S
  9. 3:42, 5225, S
  10. 2:44, 3861, S
  11. 3:15, 4590, S
  12. 3:49, 5373, S
  13. 3:21, 4730, S
  14. 2:14, 3152, S
  15. 2:55, 4114, S
  16. 2:39, 3742, S
2013
Pater Noster: A Choral Reflection on The Lords Prayer
  1. Pater Noster
    Plainsong
  2. Die Himmel erzahlen die Ehre Gottes
    Heinrich Schutz
  3. Benedicimus Deum caeli
    Mikolaj Zielenski
  4. Pater Noster
    Josquin des Pres
  5. Holy is the True Light
    William Harris
  6. Sanctus - Missa Papae Marcelli
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
  7. Vater unser
    Heinrich Schutz
  8. Vigilate
    William Byrd
  9. Cantate Domino
    Hans Leo Hassler
  10. Pater Noster
    Igor Stravinsky
  11. Salut, Dame sainte
    Francis Poulenc
  12. Tout Puissant, tres saint
    Francis Poulenc
  13. Seigneur, je vous en prie
    Francis Poulenc
  14. O mes tres chers freres
    Francis Poulenc
  15. Domine Dominus noster
    Orlandus Lassus
  16. Notre Pere
    Maurice Durufle
  17. Oculi omnium
    Charles Wood
  18. Ego sum panis vivus
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
  19. The Lord's Prayer
    John Tavener
  20. Remember not, Lord, our offences
    Henry Purcell
  21. Popule meus
    Tomas Luis de Victoria
  22. The Lord's Prayer
    Leonard Bernstein
  23. Lord, for Thy tender mercy's sake
    Richard Farrrant
  24. Ad te levavi
    Orlandus Lassus
  25. Pater Noster
    Plainsong

  1. The King's Singers
  1. Naxos 8.572987 (2013) DDD
  1. 1:18, 1869, S
  2. 4:13, 5983, S
  3. 2:19, 3304, S
  4. 4:38, 6562, S
  5. 1:54, 2722, S
  6. 3:45, 5331, S
  7. 2:01, 2880, S
  8. 4:28, 6334, S
  9. 1:43, 2465, S
  10. 1:37, 2312, S
  11. 2:15, 3213, S
  12. 1:21, 1956, S
  13. 1:20, 1926, S
  14. 1:57, 2788, S
  15. 2:50, 4022, S
  16. 1:25, 2047, S
  17. 1:25, 2031, S
  18. 3:24, 4823, S
  19. 2:28, 3506, S
  20. 2:47, 3962, S
  21. 6:11, 8755, S
  22. 1:53, 2695, S
  23. 2:15, 3208, S
  24. 7:20, 10354, S
  25. 1:26, 2075, S

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