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SWINGLE SINGERS (French group)

“JAZZ SÉBASTIEN BACH” (Philips 844 824)

”BACH’S GREATEST HITS” (Philips 600 097)

Christiane Legrand (s1); Jeanette Beaucomont (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Anne Germain (a2); Claude Germain (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); Jean-Claude Briodin (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Pierre Michelot (b); Gus Wallez or *André Arpino (d).
                                                              Paris; December 1962.


[BACH: Fugue in d [Art of Fugue] BWV 1080; Chorale # 1 (Sleepers Wake) BWV 645; Aria  [Orchestral Suite # 3 in D] (Air on the G String) BWV 1068; Prelude in f [Well-Tempered Clavier II] BWV 881; Bourrée [English Suite # 2] BWV 807; Fugue in c [Well-Tempered Clavier I] BWV 847; Fugue in D [Well-Tempered Clavier I]* BWV 850; Prelude in E [Well-Tempered Clavier II] BWV 878; Sinfonia [Paritita # 2 in c] BWV 826; Prelude in C [Well-Tempered Clavier II] BWV 870; Canon* BWV 1070; Two-Part Invention in C BWV 772; Fugue in D [Well-Tempered Clavier II] BWV 874.]


Reissued on CD (with “Jazz Sébastein Bach, Volume 2”) on Philips 824 703; also available as part of complete Swingle Singers Philips CD box set (Philips 9826325) and individually as Philips 542 552.



“GOING BAROQUE” (Philips 844 825—Europe/Philips 600 126—US)
Christiane Legrand (s1); Jeanette Beaucomont (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Anne Germain (a2); Claude Germain (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); Jean-Claude Briodin (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Guy Pedersen (b); Gus Wallez (d).
                                                               Paris; 1964.

[BACH: Badinerie [Orchestral Suite # 2 in b] BWV 1067; HANDEL: Air and Variations [Keyboard Suite in e) (Harmonious Blacksmith); BACH: Gigue [Cello Suite # 1 in C] BWV 1009; BACH: Largo [Keyboard Concerto in f] BWV 1056; BACH: Prelude in A [Well-Tempered Clavier I] BWV 864; BACH: Preamble [Keyboard Partita # 5 in G] BWV 829; VIVALDI/trans. BACH: Fugue [Concerto # 11in d] (L’estro Armonico) op. 3; HANDEL: Allegro [Concerto Grosso in a] op. 6, # 4*; BACH: Prelude in E-flat [Well-Tempered Clavier II] BWV 876; C.P.E. BACH: Solfegietto in c, Wq 117/2; W.F. BACH: Der Frühling (Springtime); BACH: Prelude in b [Well-Tempered Clavier II] BWV 893.]

All tracks (except *) reissued on CD (with “Swinging Mozart”) on Philips 826 948.  Reissued complete as part of the complete Swingle Singers Philips CD box set (Philips 9826325) and individually as Philips 840 555.

“SWINGING MOZART” (Philips 844 826)
“ANYONE FOR MOZART?” (Philips 600 149)

Christiane Legrand (s1); Jeanette Beaucomont (s2); Alice Herald (a1); Anne Germain (a2); Claude Germain (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Guy Pedersen (b); Daniel Humair (d).
                                                               Paris; September-October 1964.

[MOZART: Variations on “Ah! Vous Dirais-Je Maman” (Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star; Alphabet Song) K 265; Fugue [Violin Sonata # 37 in A] K 402; Piano Sonata # 16 in C, K 545; Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K 525; Allegro [Piano Sonata # 5 in G] K 283.]

Reissued on CD (with “Going Baroque”) on Philips 826 948, and as part of the complete Swingle Singers Philips CD box set (Philips 9826325) and individually as Philips 548 538.

 
“SWINGLING TELEMANN” (Philips 848 828)
“ROCOCO A GO-GO” (Philips 600 214)

Christiane Legrand (s1); Jeanette Beaucomont (s2); Alice Herald (a1); Claudine Meunier (a2); Claude Germain (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Guy Pedersen (b); Daniel Humair (d).
                                                              Paris; 1966.

[TELEMANN: Concerto a Six; COUPERIN: La Couperin [Harpischord works IV 21st order]; TELEMANN: Gigue [Suite for Strings] (La Lyra); MUFFAT: Fugue in d; TELEMANN: Presto [Trio Sonata in E]; TELEMANN: Larghetto [Oboe d’Amour Concerto in A]; DAQUIN: Le Coucou [Keyboard works I] (A Mademoiselle de Soubise); MARCELLO: Presto [Flute Sonata # 4 in e]; QUANTZ: Sonata in c.]

Reissued as part of the complete Swingle Singers Philips CD box set (Philips 9826325) and individually as Philips 586 735.

 
  “PLACE VENDÔME” (Philips 850 257)
“ENCOUNTER” (Philips 600 225)

Christiane Legrand (s1); Jeanette Beaucomont (s2); Alice Herald (a1); Claudine Meunier (a2); Claude Germain (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); with THE MODERN JAZZ QUARTET: Milt Jackson (vbs); John Lewis (p,arr); Percy Heath (b); Connie Kay (d).
                                                                Paris; September 27—October 30, 1966.

[LEWIS: Sascha (Little David’s Fugue); BACH/arr. LEWIS & SWINGLE: Aria [Orchestral Suite # 3 in D] (Air on the G String) BWV 1068; LEWIS: Vendôme; BACH/arr. LEWIS: Ricercare 2-6 [Musical Offering] BWV 1079; PURCELL/arr. LEWIS: Dido’s Lament [Dido and Aeneas] (When I Am Laid in Earth); LEWIS: Alexander’s Fugue; LEWIS: Three Windows.]

Reissued on CD (as “Place Vendôme”) on Philips 824 545 and Philips 982 686. All tracks reissued (as “Compact Jazz”) on Mercury 830 701. Also part of the complete Swingle Singers Philips CD box set (Philips 9826325).

 
  “LES ROMANTIQUES” (Philips 844 827)
“GETTING ROMANTIC” (Philips 600 191)

Christiane Legrand (s1); Jeanette Beaucomont (s2); Alice Herald (a1); Claudine Meunier (a2); Claude Germain (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Guy Pedersen (b); Daniel Humair (d).
                                                               Paris; 1967.

[BEETHOVEN: Scherzo [Violin Sonata in F] (Spring)§ op. 24, # 5; BEETHOVEN: Allegro [Piano Sonata in A-flat] op. 26, # 12; CHOPIN: Etude in E-Flat, op. 10, # 6; CHOPIN: Etude in f § op. 25, # 2; CHOPIN: Valse in c-sharp, op. 64, #  2; SCHUMANN: Little Prelude and Fugue [Album pour la jeunesse] § op. 68; MENDELSSOHN: La Fileuse [Songs Without Words] op. 67, # 4; MUSSORGSKY: Market at Limoges [Pictures at an Exhibition]§  ; MENDELSSOHN: Andante [String Quartet in D] § op. 44, # 1; ALBENIZ: Zortzico§; SCHUBERT: Andante [String Quartet in a] (Rosemunde) op 29/D 804.]

Reissued as part of the complete Swingle Singers Philips CD box set (Philips 9826325) and individually as Philips 586 736. Items marked with § also reissued (as “Compact Jazz”) on Mercury 830 701.

 
 
  “SOUNDS OF SPAIN” (Philips 844 718)
“SPANISH MASTERS” (Philips 600 621)

Christiane Legrand (s1); Jeanette Beaucomont (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Hélène Devos (a2); Claude Germain or *Joseph Novès (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Guy Pedersen (b); Daniel Humair or †André Arpino (d).
                                                                Paris; 1967.

[SARASATE: Romanza Andaluza, op. 22, # 1; RODRIGO: Adagio [Concierto de Aranjuez]* §; GRANADOS: Rondalla Aragonesa (Spanish Dance # 6 in D); ALBÉNIZ: Tango in D (EspaZa)* § op. 165, # 2; ALBÉNIZ: Granada [Spanish Suite I]* op. 47, #  1; ALBÉNIZ: Sevilla [Spanish Suite I] op. 47, # 3; TRADITIONAL: Romance Espagnole* §; ALBÉNIZ: Spanish Tango in a*†; SOLER: Sonata in D, SR 84*†; GRANADOS: Andaluza (Spanish Dance # 5 in e)*.]

Reissued as part of the complete Swingle Singers Philips CD box set (Philips 9826325) and individually as Philips 981 160-1. Items marked with § also reissued (as “Compact Jazz”) on Mercury 830 701.

 
  "OPERAZIONE SAN PIETRO" (film soundtrack) (CAM 9003)
Christiane Legrand (s1); Jeanette Beaucomont (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Hélène Devos (a2); Joseph Novès (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); prob. Guy Pedersen (b); prob. Daniel Humair (d). [ALL OTHERS UNKNOWN.]
                                                                Paris; 1967.

[Main Title [BACH: Organ Fugue in g (Little) BWV 578]; Operazione Recupero; Francesani All'Attacco; Sua Emienza; Tre Imbroglioni Per Un Cardinale; Il Clero Alla Riscossa; Meglio La Liberta; L'Americana; Verso La Capitale; Grand Hotel; Fuga In Buldozer; One Dollar; L'Indecisione Del Cajella; Furtivo.]

Swingle Singers do not appear on "Flash 1935" from this album. Reissued on CD on CAM 1209.

 
  “NOËLS SANS PASSEPORT” (Philips 844 858)
“CHRISTMAS TIME” (Philips 600 282)

Christiane Legrand (s1); Jeanette Beaucomont (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Hélène Devos (a2); Joseph Novès (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Guy Pedersen (b); Daniel Humair or *Bernard Lubat (d).
                                                                Paris; September 1967 and February 1968.

All selections in medleys, except “Silent Night” and “White Christmas”
[Jingle Bells/Il Est Ne/Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming*; God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/The First Noël/Go Tell It On The Mountain; Silent Night; Deck The Hall/What Child Is This; O Jul Med Din Glede/Komt, Verwondert U Hier Mensen/Away In A Manger*; Angels We Have Heard On High/Oh Tannenbaum/Bel Astre Que J’Adore; El Noi De La Mare/Hanej, Nynej, Jezisku/Canzone Dei Zampognari; We Three Kings/The Holly and The Ivy/La Peregrinacion; White Christmas; Carol of the Bells/Dag Visen/O Sanctissima*.]

Reissued as part of the complete Swingle Singers Philips CD box set (Philips 9826325) and individually as Philips 548 303. Also issued as “The Swingle Singers Christmas Album” on Philips Festivo 6570 220 (LP), as "Christmas With the Swingle Singers" on Philips 844 858 (CD) and as part of "The Swingle Singers Christmas Collection" on Spectrum 554 755 (CD).

 
 

“JAZZ SÉBASTIEN BACH, VOLUME 2” (Philips 844 847)
“BACK TO BACH” (Philips 600 288)

Christiane Legrand (s1); Jeanette Beaucomont (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Hélène Devos (a2); Joseph Novès (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Guy Pedersen (b); Daniel Humair or *Bernard Lubat (d).
                                                                Paris; 1968.

[BACH: Vivace [Double Violin Concerto in d]* BWV 1043; Prelude and Fugue in e [Well-Tempered Clavier I]* BWV 855; Chorale [Cantata 147] (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring)* BWV 147; Gavotte [Violin Partita # 3 in E]* BWV 1006; Prelude and Fugue in C [Well-Tempered Clavier I] BWV 846; Fugue in G [Organ Prelude and Fugue] BWV 541; Adagio [Violin Sonata # 3 in E] BWV 1016; Prelude and Fugue in C-sharp [Well-Tempered Clavier I] BWV 848; Choral (Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland) BWV 859; Fugue in B-flat [Well-Tempered Clavier I]* BWV 866.]

Reissued on CD (with “Jazz Sébastein Bach, Volume 1”) on Philips 824 703; also available as part of complete Swingle Singers Philips CD box set (Philips 9826325) and individually as Philips 542 553.




LUCIANO BERIO: “SINFONIA” (CBS 7268—Europe/Columbia 7268US)
Christiane Legrand (s1); Jeanette Beaucomont (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Hélène Devos (a2); Joseph Novès (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2) with THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC; LUCIANO BERIO, CONDUCTOR.
                                                                New York; October 1968.

[BERIO: Sinfonia (original 4-movement version).]

Never issued on CD. An exceptionally clean LP transfer is available online at http://www.archive.org/details/agp163.




“AMERICAN LOOK” (Philips 6311 007—Europe and US)
Christiane Legrand (s1); Nicole Darde (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Hélène Devos (a2); Joseph Novès (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Jacky Cavallero (b); Roger Fugen (d).
                                                                Paris; 1969.

[Country Dances; BILLINGS: When Jesus Wept; Joshua Fit De Battle of Jericho/Swing Low, Sweet Chariot/Little David, Play On Your Harp/Deep River; Dixie/Yankee Doodle/Battle Hymn of the Republic; He’s Gone Away; Saints Fugue (When The Saints Go Marchin’ In); Old Folks At Home (Swanee River)/Beautiful Dreamer/Camptown Races/Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair; My Man’s Gone Now; It Ain’t Necessarily So; Summertime; I Got Plenty Of Nothin’; Bess, You Is My Woman.]  

Reissued as part of the complete Swingle Singers Philips CD box set (Philips 9826325) and individually as Philips 980 620-1.




“LA LIBERTÉ EN CROUPE” (songs from the soundtrack) (Philips 6009 103)
Christiane Legrand (s1); Nicole Darde (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Hélène Devos (a2); Joseph Novès (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Jacky Cavallero (b); Roger Fugen (d).
                                                                Paris; 1970.

[Mon Enfance est un Rubis; Laurence.]

These studio-made recordings are different from the ones used on the film soundtrack. Lyrics by Eddy Marnay; music by Phillippe Sarde. Released only as a 45rpm single. Never reissued on CD.

 
 
"11TH INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL, LJUBLJANA" (Helidon 8-003)
Christiane Legrand (s1); Nicole Darde (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Hélène Devos (a2); Joseph Novès (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Jacky Cavallero (b); Roger Fugen (d).
                                                                Ljubljana, Yugoslavia; June 4-6, 1970.
[GERSHWIN: I Got Plenty of Nothin'.]

Never issued on CD. Never issued in the US.



MICHEL ZBAR: “SWINGLE NOVAE” (ORTF 995 038)
Christiane Legrand (s1); Nicole Darde (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Hélène Devos (a2); Joseph Novès (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Jacky Cavallero (b); Marcel Sabiani (d); Jean-Marie Gouëlou (narr) with ENSEMBLE ARS NOVA; BORIS DE VINOGRADOV, CONDUCTOR.
                                                                Paris; 1972.

[ZBAR: Swingle Novae.]

Never issued on CD. Never issued in the US.

ANDRÉ HODEIR: “BITTER ENDING” (Epic (France) 80544)
Christiane Legrand (s1); Nicole Darde (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Hélène Devos (a2); Joseph Novès (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Roger Guérin (tp); Pierre Gossez (as); Jean-Louis Chautemps (ts); Jacky Cavallero (b); Marcel Sabiani (d).
                                                                Paris; September 11 & 12, 1972.

[HODEIR: Bitter Ending.]

Never issued on CD. Never issued in the US.




“LES QUATRE SAISONS” (Philips 6385 501)
“THE JOY OF SINGING” (Philips 700 004)

Christiane Legrand (s1); Nicole Darde (s2); Claudine Meunier (a1); Hélène Devos (a2); Joseph Novès (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); José Germain (b1); Jean Cussac (b2); Jacky Cavallero (b); Roger Fugen (d).
                                                                Paris; 1972

Some of the arrangements required multi-tracking; numbers in parenthesis indicate number of voice parts in the arrangement (if not 8 or less).
[VIVALDI: Spring Concerto [The Four Seasons] op. 8, # 1; PACHELBEL: Canon in D; BACH: Sinfonia [Cantata 209] (Non sia che dolore) BWV 209; MARCELLO: Adagio [Oboe Concerto in d]; MOZART: Overture to “The Marriage of Figaro” (20) K. 492; BACH: Allegro [Double Violin Concerto in d] (12) BWV 1043; MOZART: Fugue: Molto Allegro [String Quartet # 14 in G] K. 387.]

Reissued as part of the complete Swingle Singers Philips CD box set (Philips 9826325) and individually as Philips 981 160-2.




SWINGLE II/SWINGLE 2/NEW SWINGLE SINGERS (English group)

“MADRIGALS” (CBS 80147)
“LOVE SONGS FOR MADRIGALS & MADRIGUYS” (Columbia 33013)

Mary Beverly (s1); Olive Simpson (s2); Carol Hall (a1); Linda Hirst (a2); John Potter (t1); Ward Swingle (t2, kyb); John Lubbock (b1); David Beavan (b2); Daryl Runswick (el b); Chris Karan (d).
                                                                London; 1974.

[PASSEREAU: Il Est Bel Et Bon; TOMKINS: O Let Me Live For True Love; HASSLER: Mein Lieb Will Mit Mir Kriegen; GIBBONS: The Silver Swan; DEL ENZINA: Mas Vale Trocar; BYRD: Though Amaryllis Dance In Green; ANONYMOUS: Cargado De Tantos Males; LE JEUNE: Revency Venir Du Printemps; DOWLAND: Come Again; GASCOGNE: Je Ne Saurais Ni Chanter Ni Rire; OTHMAYR: Mir Ist Ein Feins Brauns Maidelein; LASSUS: Bon Jour, Mon Coeur; ORTEGA: Pues Que Me Tienes, Miguel; JONES: Farewell, Dear Love.]

Never issued on CD.




“WORDS AND MUSIC” (CBS 80554)
Mary Beverley (s1); Olive Simpson (s2); Carol Hall (a1); Linda Hirst (a2); John Potter (t1); Ward Swingle (t2, kyb); John Lubbock (b1); David Beavan (b2); Daryl Runswick (el b); Chris Karan (d).
                                                                London; 1975.

[The Windmills of Your Mind; The Way We Were; JOPLIN: Maple Leaf Rag (Satchmo)*; Amazing Grace; Killing Me Softly With His Song; JOPLIN: The Entertainer*; Try To Remember; The Fool on the Hill; Where Have All the Flowers Gone?; Bridge Over Troubled Water.]

Never issued on CD. Never issued in the US. Items marked with * reissued on CD (as “Swing Sing”) on Sony Classical 552462.




“RAGS & ALL THAT JAZZ” (CBS 80947—Europe/Columbia 34194–US)
Olive Simpson (s1); Catherine Bott (s2); Carol Hall (a1); Linda Hirst (a2); John Potter (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); John Lubbock (b1); David Beavan (b2); Patrick Gowers (kyb); Allen Walley (el b, b); Tony McVey (d).
                                                                London; 1975.

[JOPLIN: Easy Winners (Hotshot); JOPLIN: Solace (The Wanderer); MORTON: Kansas City Stomps (Movie Star); BEIDERBECKE: In A Mist; JOPLIN: Elite Syncopations (Mr. Superman); WALLER: Alligator Crawl; JOPLIN: Heliotrope Bouquet; MORTON: Chicago Breakdown; MORTON: Grandpa’s Spells; JOPLIN: Weeping Willow.]

All tracks reissued (as “Swing Sing”) on Sony Classical 552462.



“BAROQUE” (CBS 69209)
Olive Simpson (s1); Catherine Bott (s2); Carol Hall (a1); Linda Hirst (a2); John Potter (t1); Ward Swingle (t2, p, kyb); John Lubbock (b1); David Beavan (b2); Allen Walley (el b, b); Tony McVey (d).
                                                                London; January 1976.

[HANDEL: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba [Solomon]; BACH: Aria  [Orchestral Suite # 3 in D] (Air on the G String) BWV 1068; HANDEL: Alla Hornpipe [Water Music]; HANDEL: Largo [Concerto Grosso] op. 3, # 2; BACH: Presto [Brandenburg Concerto # 4] BWV 1049; BACH: Allegro [Brandenburg Concerto # 5] BWV 1050; HANDEL: Allegro [Concerto Grosso] op. 6, # 1; BACH: Chorale [Cantata 147] (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring) BWV 147; BACH: Organ Fugue in g (Little) BWV 578.]

Never issued on CD. Never issued in the US.
LUCIANO BERIO: “A-RONNE”; “CRIES OF LONDON” (Decca HEAD 15)
Olive Simpson (s1); Catherine Bott (s2); Carol Hall (a1); Linda Hirst (a2); John Potter (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); John Lubbock (b1); David Beavan (b2); Luciano Berio, conductor.
                                                                London; February 1976*
                                                                London; July 1976**

[BERIO: A-Ronne*; Cries of London**.]

Reissued on CD on London 425 620. No personnel in CD booklet.
 
  “ENGLISH & FRENCH PART SONGS” (RCA Red Seal 25112)
Olive Simpson (s1); Catherine Bott (s2); Carol Hall (a1); Linda Hirst (a2); John Potter (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); John Lubbock (b1); David Beavan (b2).
                                                                London; April 1976.

[VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Three Shakespeare Songs; STANFORD: The Blue Bird, op. 119, # 3; BRITTEN: Hymn to St. Cecilia, op. 27; ELGAR: The Shower, op. 71, # 1; DEBUSSY: Trois Chansons de Charles d’Orleans; SAINT-SAËNS: Les Fleurs et les Arbres; SAINT-SAËNS: Cairnes des Nuits; RAVEL: Trois Chansons; POULENC: Un soir de Neige.]

Never issued on CD. Never issued in the US.

 
“LOVIN’ YOU: WORDS & MUSIC, VOLUME 2” (CBS 81546)
Olive Simpson (s1); Catherine Bott (s2); Carol Hall (a1); Linda Hirst (a2); John Potter (t1); Ward Swingle (t2,kyb); John Lubbock (b1); David Beavan (b2); Allen Walley (b); Tony McVey (d).
                                                                London; July 1976.

[In France They Kiss On Main Street; Send In The Clowns*; You Are The Sunshine Of My Life; Moonlight Serenade; Lovin’ You*; Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover; I Only Have Eyes For You*; A String of Pearls; Yesterday*; I Wanna Stay With You.]

All tracks (except *) reissued on CD (as “Swing Sing”) on Sony Classical 552462.

“PIECES OF EIGHT” (CBS 82305)
Olive Simpson (s1); Nicole Tibbels (s2); Carol Hall (a1); Heather Kay (a2); Howard Milner (t1); Ward Swingle (t2, kyb); Lindsay Benson (b1); David Beaven (b2); John Lewis (p); Jeremy Lubbock, Carlos Miranda (kyb); Leo Fothergill (g); Allen Walley (el b); Howard Fisher, Tony McVey (d).
                                                                London; July-August, 1977.

[Moves; On My Mind; How Come That I Missed It?; Searching For A Song; Domino; Trouble with the Tune; Fireflies; No, No, No.]

Never issued on CD. Never issued in the US.


“SWINGLE BELLS” (EMI-Columbia 6603—Europe/Moss Music 1124—US)
Olive Simpson (s1); Nicole Tibbels (s2); Carol Hall (a1); Heather Kay (a2); Howard Milner (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); Lindsay Benson (b1); David Beavan (b2); John Horler (kyb); Foggy Little (g); Allen Walley (el b); Dougie Wright (d); Tony McVey, Alf Bigden (perc).
                                                                London; July, 1978.

[Jingle Bells/Il est né /Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming; God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/The First Noël/Go tell it on the mountain; The Christmas Song; El Noi de la Mare/Hajej, Nynej, Jezisku/ Canzone d'I Zampognari; White Christmas; O Jul Med Din Glaede/Komt, Verwondert u Hier Menson/Away in a manger; Schedrifka/Pastores a Belén/O du fröhliche;  Angels We Have Heard On High/O Tannenbaum/Bel Astre Que j'adore; Silent Night; Deck the hall/What child is this?; We Three Kings/The Holly and The Ivy/Jingle Bells; Audete, Christe*; Winter Wonderland/Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town/Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas*.]
                                                         .
Tracks marked with * not issued on US edition (Moss Music).

“NO TIME TO TALK” (CBS 83458)
Olive Simpson (s1); Nicole Tibbels (s2); Lindsay John (a1); Sharon Halliday (a2); Howard Milner (t1); Ward Swingle (t2, kyb); Lindsay Benson (b1); David Beavan (b2); unknown (g); Allen Walley (b); Barry Morgan (d).
                                                                London; 1979.

[Stayin’ Alive/How Deep Is Your Love/Night Fever; Evergreen; Reminiscing; We’ve Only Just Begun/Close To You/Top Of The World; The Things We Do For Love/Iceberg/I’m Not In Love; Just The Way You Are; Without Her; God Only Knows/Disney Girls/Good Vibrations.]

Never issued in the US. “Bee Gees Medley” (Stayin’ Alive/How Deep Is Your Love/Night Fever) reissued on CD (as “Swing Sing”) on Sony Classical 552462. No personnel listed on LP jacket.

“SWINGLE SKYLINER” (EMI-Columbia 6617—Europe/Moss Music 1115—US)
Olive Simpson (s1); Nicole Tibbels (s2); Lindsay John (a1); Sharon Halliday (a2); Alan Byers (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); Lindsay Benson (b1); David Beavan (b2); John Horler or *Max Harris (p, kyb); Kevin Peek (g); Allen Walley (b); Barry Morgan (d).
                                                                London; 1979.

Most of the arrangements required multi-tracking; numbers in parenthesis indicate number of voice parts in the arrangement (if not 8 or less).
[Skyliner (18); On The Sunny Side Of The Street (22)*; Mood Indigo (13)*; Chattanooga Choo Choo (19)*; Back Bay Shuffle (13); Opus One (18); Li’l Darlin’*; Fascinating Rhythm (14)*; Serenade In Blue (18)*; Us (13)*.]

Never issued on CD.

“FOLIO” (EMI-Columbia 6631—Europe/Moss Music 1125—US)
Olive Simpson (s1); Nicole Tibbels (s2); Lindsay John (a1); Sharon Halliday (a2); Alan Byers (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); Lindsay Benson (b1); David Beavan (b2); Laurie Holloway (p, kyb); Allen Walley (b); Barry Morgan (d); John Dean (perc).
                                                                London; 1980.

Some of the arrangements required multi-tracking; numbers in parenthesis indicate number of voice parts in the arrangement (if not 8 or less).
[RIMSKY-KORSAKOFF: Flight of the Bumblebee (18); DEBUSSY: Reverie; D. SCARLATTI: Sonata, K. 13; DEBUSSY: Clair De Lune; CHOPIN: Prelude, op. 28 # 3; MOZART: Menuetto [Eine Kleine Nachtmusik] K. 525; BIZET: Intermezzo/Prelude to Act III [Carmen] (21); FAURÉ: Pavane (17); MOZART: Rondo [Eine Kleine Nachtmusik] K. 525; DEBUSSY: Girl With The Flaxen Hair; BEETHOVEN: Für Elise; SAINT-SAËNS: The Swan [Carnival of the Animals].]

Never issued on CD.

BEN JOHNSTON: “SONNETS OF DESOLATION” (CRI 515)
Olive Simpson (s1); Kym Amps (s2); Lindsay John (a1); Carol Canning (a2); Alan Byers (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); Michael Dore (b1); Simon Grant (b2).
                                                                Urbana, Illinois; November 15, 1981.

 [JOHNSTON: Sonnets of Desolation.]

Reissued on CD as CRI 515 and New World 515. No personnel listed. Above ID by Olive Simpson.

“LIVE IN NEW YORK” (Swingle Singers 1)
Olive Simpson (s1); Kym Amps (s2); Susan Bickley (a1); Carol Canning (a2); Philip Sheffield (t1); Ward Swingle (t2, p); Michael Dore (b1); Simon Grant (b2).
                                                                New York (Half Note); October 15-16, 1982.

[BACH: Organ Fugue in g (Little) BWV 578; HENRY VIII: Pastime With Good Company; SWINGLE: Come Live With Me; SWINGLE: Romance; SWINGLE: It Was A Lover & His Lass; For You; It’s All Right With Me; Fascinating Rhythm; The Cock Linnet Song; Li’l Darlin’; Blue Rondo A La Turk; DEBUSSY: Clair de Lune; RIMSKY-KORSAKOFF: Flight of the Bumblebee; Country Dances; Just One of Those Things.]

Originally issued on cassette; reissued on CD with above number.

LUCIANO BERIO: “SINFONIA” (Erato 45228)
Olive Simpson (s1); Jacqueline Barron (s2); Susan Bickley (a1); Carol Canning (a2); Philip Sheffield (t1); Ward Swingle (t2); Michael Dore (b1); Simon Grant (b2) with NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF FRANCE; PIERRE BOULEZ, CONDUCTOR.
                                                                    Paris; April 1984.

[BERIO: Sinfonia (5-movement version).]

Reissued on CD with above number.
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