James Gilchrist

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    No.34 Recitative (Tenor): "Mein Jesus schweigt zu falschen Lügen stille"James Gilchrist
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    No.35 Aria (Tenor): "Geduld"James Gilchrist
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    Songsof the Coromandel Coast: Nets Based on the Sea Shanties "Tom's Gone to Hilo" and "Shenandoah"James Gilchrist
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    Songsof the Coromandel Coast: Dignity Based on the Sea Shanty "What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor?"James Gilchrist
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    Songsof the Coromandel Coast: The Tree of Life Based on the Sea Shanty "Haul Away, Joe"James Gilchrist

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        James Gilchrist has been one of the leading English tenors to emerge in the latter part of the 20th century. He has sung a wide range of repertory, from J.S. Bach (St. John Passion) to Berlioz (L'enfance du Christ) to Britten (War Requiem), and onto such modern fare as Knut Nystedt's Apocalypsis Joannis. He has scored equal successes in lighter works, like Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, where he portrayed Ralph. Gilchrist was born in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, on Apr... Read more

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