Going Baroque

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Going Baroque
TheSwingleSingers GoingBaroque FR.jpg
Studio album by The Swingle Singers
Released 1964
Recorded 1964
Length 24:37
Label Philips
The Swingle Singers chronology
Bach's Greatest Hits
(1963)Bach's Greatest Hits1963
Going Baroque
(1964)
Anyone for Mozart?
(1965)Anyone for Mozart?1965
alternative cover
U.S. LP 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:

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