Spanish Masters

Spanish Masters
The Swingle Singers
Released 1967
Length 29:56
Label Philips
The Swingle Singers chronology

Encounter / Place Vendôme
(1966)
Spanish Masters
(1967)
Operazione San Pietro
(1968)

Spanish Masters (released as Sounds of Spain / Concerto d'Aranjuez in France) is the seventh album released by the Paris-based Swingle Singers. All tracks from this album are also included on the 11 disk Philips boxed set, Swingle Singers.

Track listing

Side 'A':

  1. "Romanza Andaluza," for violin & piano, Op. 22/1 (Pablo de Sarasate) – 2:50
  2. "Concierto de Aranjuez," for guitar & orchestra: Adagio (Joaquín Rodrigo) – 4:22
  3. "Spanish Dances" (12), in 4 volumes for piano, Op. 37, H. 142, DLR 1:2: 6. Rondalla Aragonesa in D major (Enrique Granados) – 2:33
  4. "España," album leaves (6) for piano, Op. 165, B. 37: 2. Tango in D major (Isaac Albéniz) – 2:15
  5. "Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: 1. Granada" (Albéniz) – 2:49

Side 'B':

  1. "Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: 3. Sevilla" (Albéniz) – 3:44
  2. "Jeux Interdits" ("Spanish Romance" / "Romance Espagnole"), for guitar (Anonymous) – 2:38
  3. "Spanish Dances" (2) (Morceaux charactéristiques), for piano, Op. 164, B. 36: Tango in A minor (Albéniz) – 3:25
  4. "Keyboard Sonata No. 84 in D major" (Allegro) (Antonio Soler) – 3:02
  5. "Spanish Dances" (12), in 4 volumes for piano, Op. 37, H. 142, DLR 1:2: 5. Andaluza in E minor (Granados) – 2:18

Personnel

Vocals:

  • Jeanette Baucomont – soprano
  • Christiane Legrand – soprano
  • Hélène Devos – alto
  • Claudine Meunier – alto
  • Ward Swingle – tenor, arranger
  • Joseph Noves – tenor
  • Jean Cussac – bass
  • José Germain – bass

Rhythm section:

References / external links

  • Philips PHM 200-261
  • Sounds of Spain at Allmusic.com
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