The Swingle Singers

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    Country DancesThe Swingle Singers
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    Rondo alla turca from Piano Sonata No. 11 in A K331The Swingle Singers
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    Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331/300i, "Alla Turca": III. Rondo alla Turca (Allegretto)The Swingle Singers
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    Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Minor, BWV 1003: III. AndanteThe Swingle Singers
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    Porgy and Bess, Act 1: "Summertime" (Arr. for Chorus)The Swingle Singers
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        A French vocal group famed for tackling all manner of classical material (Baroque, fugues, madrigals, orchestral overtures) and switching them to an a cappella swing setting, the Swingle Singers was formed in Paris during the early '60s by American expatriate Ward Swingle. By the time of their 1963 album debut, the group comprised eight voices -- Swingle, Christiane Legrand (sister of Michel), Jean-Claude Briodin, Anne Germain, Claude Germaine, Jean Cussac, Claudine Meunier and ... Read more

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