David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale | Rare and Eclectic Dreams of the World

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Rare and Eclectic Dreams of the World

by David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale

An unusual selection of vocal music, both solo and choral, performed by the dwsChorale (David Warin Solomons multitracking as a one-man choir), ranging from the Renaissance to modern day.
Genre: Classical: Choral Music
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1. Malgré Moi David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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2. Quartier Libre David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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3. Memory Bird David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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4. A Modern Hiawatha David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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5. La Tour De Hölderlin David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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6. Dawn in the Room (With Strings and Alto Solo) David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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7. Green Grow the Rushes O David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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8. Hence Care David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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9. Pilons L'orge (Crush the Barley) David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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10. Tria Paidia (Three Young Men) David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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11. Erinaki Mou (My Erinaki) David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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12. Riu Riu Chiu David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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13. My Lord Willoughby's Welcome Home - For Double Choir David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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14. Order of the Day David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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15. The Quiet Way You Move Me (Alto Solo and Choir) David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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16. My Beloved Is Mine David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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17. O Vos Omnes David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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18. Weepin' Mary David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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19. Ach Dass Ich Wassers Gnug Hätte David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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20. Crucifixus a 6 David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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21. Crucifixus a 8 David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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22. Set Me as a Seal David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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23. Prelude to Fantasy and Fantasy (Alto and Guitar) David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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24. The Twelve Spams of Christmas David Warin Solomons & DWS Chorale
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
This eclectic selection includes music written by David W Solomons
and by other composers
all performed by David W Solomons (and also featuring Lorin Nelson (a.k.a Lorin Swelk) in the last track)
01 Malgré Moi - two voices with ostinato guitar - a setting of a poem by Jacques Prévert (licensed in tandem with PRS and SACEM)
the poet is an independent thinker no matter what the world tried to throw at him
02 Quartier Libre - also known as "Le Képi" - a setting of the poem by Jacques Prévert (licensed in tandem with PRS and SACEM)
03 Memory bird, poem by S N Solomons inspired by a poem of Jacques Prévert
04 A modern Hiawatha is is a rendition of the comic poem
(attributed to "anonymous" in the Penguin book of Comic and Curious verse)
and explains how the Native Americans decided which way round to put the skin and fur on their mittens
05 La tour de Hölderlin - poem by Marie Keyser a vision of the famous tower and the effect in the mind of a fellow poet,
set for two voices a cappella
06 Dawn in the Room is the version for strings and alto solo of the Dorian mode song in which the
singer recalls his (or her) deceased lover and imagines him/her returning as a consoling ghost -
words by the composer's mother E M Solomons (other versions of this song are available on other CDs on CDBaby)
07 Green grow the rushes -traditional folksong arranged for choir
08 Hence Care - madrigal by Thomas Weelkes
09 Pilons l'orge (Crush the barley)- madrigal by Claudin de Sermisy about the hard life that men and circumstances impose on women
10 Tria Paidia (three young men) a 7-time Greek folksong about a tribe who steals a girl from the neighbouring village
11 Erinaki mou (My Erinaki) - a 7-time Greek folksong trying to cheer up a weeping girl
12 Riu Riu Chiu - Arrangement of the traditional Spanish Christmas song in which the Virgin Mary protects the lamb from the wolf
13 My Lord Willoughby's Welcome home - a traditional song arranged for double choir, inspired by the lute duo version by John Dowland
14 Order of the Day - poem by S N Solomons set for men's voices
15 The Quiet way you move me - poem by Nevil Frenkiel. This is the version for alto solo with alto choir accompaniment
(other versions of this song are available on other CDs on CDBaby)
16 My beloved is mine - based on parts of the Song of Songs (Song of Solomon) in the Bible, composed for, and first performed at the
gay liberation service at St Botolph's Aldgate in London in 1980
17 O vos Omnes - composed by Jachet of Mantua (Jacques Colebault) - The suffering Jesus addresses the crowds who pass by.
18 Weepin' Mary - an Easter song in an anonymous choral arrangement
19 Ach dass ich Wassers gnug hätte - setting of the words "Oh that I had enough water in my eyes to weep" by Johann Christoph Bach
(previously arrtibuted to Wilhelm Bach)
20 Cruxifixus a 6 - a multitrack version of the 6-part setting by Anton Lotti of the Crucifixus
21 Crucifixus a 8 - a multitrack version of the more familiar 8-part setting by Anton Lotti of the Crucifixus
22 Set me as a seal set by Ken Bayliss, cousin of my first publisher Colin Bayliss
23 Prelude to Fantasy and Fantasy - written in honour of the first ever woman I fancied - but I never told her!
24 The Twelve Spams of Christmas - a comical collaboration parodying the 12 days of Christmas between David W Solomons (as Alfredo Sin Cojones)
and Lorin Nelson (as Sid McNarsty) and listing all the bad and silly things that come through your email all year, not just at Christmas!


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