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The Swingle Singers - Greatest Hits flac album
Greatest Hits
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Bach's Greatest Hits (released as Jazz Sébastien Bach in France) is the debut album released by the Paris-based Swingle Singers. The album was a 1963 Grammy award winner for "Best Performance by a Chorus" and the group also won the 1963 Grammy award for "Best New Artist". All tracks from the album are included on the CD reissue, compilation Jazz Sebastian Bach (together with all tracks from 1968's Jazz Sébastien Bach Vol. 2) and on the 11 disk Philips boxed set Swingle Singers.

Swingle Singers ‎– Greatest Hits. Label: Philips ‎– 9279 029. Series: Success Series –. Format: Cassette, Album, Compilation, Stereo. Country: Netherlands.

If you want to know, "What is the best Swingle Singers album of all time?" or "What are the top Swingle Singers albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List albums include Sinfonia, Place Vendôme and many additional albums as well

The Swingle Singers discography. Main article: The Swingle Singers. The Paris-based Swingle Singers recorded regularly for Philips in the 1960s and early 1970s and the successor London-based group continued to record, for Columbia, CBS, Virgin Classics and other record labels from 1974 to the present. Live at Ronnie Scott's (1987). The Swingle Singers Christmas Album (1987) Swing CD 3 - Made in England. Azio Corghi: Mazapegul, Ballet for vocal octet and oboe composed in 1985, recorded on Dischi Ricordi CRMCD 1006 (1988). 1812 (1989) Swing CD4, reissued by Virgin Classics (1995) – a mix of 8 studio and 7 live tracks. The Bach Album (1991) Swing CD5, reissued by Virgin Classics as Bach Hits Back (1994) augmented of 5 tracks. A Cappella Amadeus, A Mozart Celebration (1991) Virgin Classics.

Place Vendôme (Swingle Singers with MJQ album). Place Vendôme (released as Encounter in the . is an album released by the Swingle Singers performing with the Modern Jazz Quartet. The album was a 1967 Grammy award nominee. All tracks from this album are also included on the Mercury compilation CD Compact Jazz: The Swingle Singers and the 11 disk Philips boxed set, Swingle Singers. Sascha" (Little David's Fugue) (John Lewis) – 4:18.

Their debut album, Bach's Greatest Hits, avoided the potential pitfalls of kitsch and instead proved a testament to the durability and flexibility of Bach's music, as well as to the group's vocal prowess. It also became a commercial success, appealing to a broad audience that might not otherwise have shown interest in classical music. Numerous television and radio appearances followed, as did back-to-back world tours; their music was on . Top 20 lists, and they won several Grammy awards, including Best Choral Performance and Best New Artist in 1963.

The Swingle Singers - Cachapaya, Country Dances (arr. Swingle SIngers), De Punto y Taco (arr. Swingle Singers) and 16 more tracks from this album here for free. More albums by this artist. Country Dances (arr. Swingle SIngers). De Punto y Taco (arr. Joshua fit de battle of Jericho (arr. Jonathan Rathbone).


A1 Largo 2:59
A2 Badinerie 1:18
A3 Air 2:21
A4 Chorale 3:18
A5 Allegro 3:13
A6 Prelude In F 2:13
B1 Prelude For Organ Choral 2:39
B2 Aria 3:19
B3 Bourrée 1:45
B4 Fugue In D 2:14
B5 Sinfonia 4:55
B6 Prelude In A 1:07

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  • Distributed By – Polygram Dischi S.p.A.


  • Arranged By – Ward Swingle
  • Liner Notes – Roberto Gatti


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Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
LP 5963, 9279 029 Swingle Singers* Greatest Hits ‎(LP, Comp) PGP RTB, Philips LP 5963, 9279 029 Yugoslavia 1979
9279 029 Swingle Singers* Greatest Hits ‎(Cass, Album, Comp) Philips 9279 029 Netherlands 1979
LP 5963, 9279 029 Swingle Singers* Greatest Hits ‎(LP, Comp, RE) PGP RTB, Philips LP 5963, 9279 029 Yugoslavia Unknown
9279 029 Swingle Singers* Greatest Hits ‎(LP, Comp) Philips 9279 029 Netherlands 1979