Deep Purple

£7.50


“…beautiful close harmony arrangements featuring Rutter and George Gershwin et al. **** stars.”
Nick Bailey, Classic FM Magazine
  • Conductor: Jeremy Backhouse
  • Recorded at Potton Hall, Suffolk, 8-9 March 2003
  • Recorded in 24-bit resolution
  • Monitored using PMC Loudspeakers

Deep Purple

track listing

No. Title & Composer Duration
Birthday Madrigals, John Rutter
1. It was a lover and his lass (Shakespeare) 2:23
2. Draw on,sweet night (John Wilbye) 5:40
3. Come live with me (Marlowe & Raleigh) 3:25
4. My true love hath my heart (Sir Philip Sidney) 3:23
5. When daisies pied (Shakespeare & Peele) 3:02
6. Lullaby of Birdland (Forster; Shearing,arr Carter) 2:43
7. A Nightingale sang in Berkeley Square (Maschwitz;Sherwin,arr.Drewery) 3:43
Dances in the streets, Bob Chilcott
(Verlaine) Vasari Singers’ commission; world première recording
8. Soho 1:39
9. ‘Paddington’ (Regent’s Canal) 2:41
10. Moon River (Mercer;Mancini,arr.Warnick) 3:43
11. Autumn Leaves (Mercer;Parsons;Kosma,arr.Carter) 3:46
12. Deep Purple (Parish;de Rose,arr.Carter & Blackwell) 3:53
13. Calico Pie (Lear;Grayston Ives) 3:08
14. Sit down you’re rocking the boat (Loesser;Loesser,arr.Ives) 3:30
15. Summertime (I.Gershwin & DuBose Heyward;G.Gershwin,arr.Stickles) 2:30
16. Love is here to stay (I.Gershwin;G.Gershwin,arr. Naylor 2:16
17. Long ago and far away (I.Gershwin;Kern,arr.Naylor) 2:09
18. All the things you are (Hammerstein;Kern,arr.Swingle) 2:48
19. It was a lover and his lass (Shakespeare;Ward Swingle) 2:42
20. Weeping Willow (Isaacs;Joplin,arr.Swingle) 3:46
21. In a mist (Isaacs;Beiderbecke,arr.Swingle) 4:54
22. L’Amour de moi (Anon;French trad.,arr.Swingle) 6:51
23. Country Dances (Anon;American trad.,arr.Swingle) 3:49

1, 3, 5 – Tim Butter (double bass), Barry Bignold (piano)
9 – Ben Pilling (baritone), Fiona McWilliams (soprano)
10, 12, 15 – Barry Bignold (piano)
10, 13 – Nicola Balzan (soprano)
14 – Dan Burges (tenor), Jess Stansfield (soprano)
16 – Chris Riley (tenor)
23 – Sarah Kendrick (alto), Dan Burges (tenor)

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