Going Baroque

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Going Baroque
Studio album by The Swingle Singers
Released 1964
Recorded 1964
Length 24:37
Label Philips
The Swingle Singers chronology
Bach's Greatest Hits
(1963)
Going Baroque
(1964)
Anyone for Mozart?
(1965)
alternative cover
U.S. LP cover

Going Baroque (released as Going Baroque: de Bach aux Baroques in France) is the second album released by the Paris-based Swingle Singers. The album was a 1964 Grammy award winner for "Best Performance by a Chorus."[1]

Tracks from this album are also included on the CD re-issue / compilation, Anyone for Mozart, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi? and on the 11 disk Philips boxed set, Swingle Singers.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Badinerie" from Ouvertüre H-Moll, BWV 1067 (J.S. Bach) – 1:21
  2. "Aria And Variations" ("The Harmonious Blacksmith") from Cembalo suite in E-Dur (G.F. Händel) – 2:25
  3. "Gigue" from Cello suite Nr. 3 C-Dur, BWV 1009 (J.S. Bach) – 1:21
  4. "Largo" from Cembalo konzert F-Moll, BWV 1056 (J.S. Bach) – 3:02
  5. "Praeludium Nr. 19 A-Dur"[2] BWV 864 (J.S. Bach) – 1:11
  6. "Praeambulum" from Partita Nr. 5 G-Dur BWV 829 (J.S. Bach) – 2:27
  7. "Fuga" from Concerto Op. 3 'L'Estro Armonico' Nr. 11 D-Moll (Vivaldi) – 2:24
  8. "Allegro" from Concerto Grosso Op. 6 A-Moll (G.F. Händel) – 3:16
  9. "Praeludium Nr. 7 Es-Dur"[3] BWV 876 (J.S. Bach) – 2:42
  10. "Solfegietto C-Moll" (C.P.E. Bach) – 0:57
  11. "Frühling" (Spring) (W.F. Bach) – 1:35
  12. "Praeludium Nr. 24 H-Moll"[4] BWV 893 (J.S. Bach) – 1:56

Personnel[edit]

Vocals:

  • Jeanette Baucomont – soprano
  • Christiane Legrand – soprano
  • Anne Germain – alto
  • Claudine Meunier – alto
  • Ward Swingle – tenor, arranger
  • Claude Germain – tenor
  • Jean Cussac – bass
  • Jean Claude Briodin – bass

Rhythm section:

  • Guy Pedersen – double bass
  • Gus Wallez – Percussion

References / external links[edit]

  • Philips PHS 600-126 / Philips 546746
  • Going Baroque at allmusic.com
  1. ^ LA Times link
  2. ^ from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
  3. ^ from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II
  4. ^ from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II