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The Time of My Life, Album). Live and Let Die. It Had to Be You. Wind Between My Wings. Kiss From a Rose. Homeward Bound. After the Gold Rush. The Circle of Life. The Fool on the Hill. Can't Buy Me Love. Three Times a Lady. The Wexford Carol. The Gift Simple gifts. Strawberry Fields Forever. You Are the New Day. The Gift to Be Simple. The series was accompanied by an album, also called Madrigal History Tour. The King's Singers' 20th anniversary concert inat the Barbican, featured a surprise reunion, in which all King's Singers to date reunited on stage, introduced individually with membership dates, counting from by Prunella Scales.
Fortieth anniversary celebration concerts included two "best of" concerts at Cadogan Hall, London, on 30 Apriland a performance the following day in the chapel of King's College Cambridge, as well as concerts in Paris, Rome, Berlin, New York and Tokyo.
The King's Singers 50th anniversary was celebrated in with a special concert at Carnegie Hall and the release of a new album "Gold". The group cites as its influences The Hi-Lo's vocal jazz group,   the Comedian Harmonists the Mastersingers  and perhaps most importantly the style of singing instilled into them by Sir David Willcockstheir Director of Music at King's College, Cambridge.
The group has also inspired musicians in other countries to create similar ensembles, e. Affabre Concinui in Poland. The King's Singers took hold of the idea that concerts need not contain merely one form of music; audiences could be educated as well as entertained. For those who came expecting pop music there would be classical music as well, and vice versa. This started out of necessity; for their first few concerts the group simply had to perform everything they knew in order to fill a concert programme, and this included religious music from their chapel library, along with folksongs and other "lollipops.
The two baritones and bass allow the top three parts to sit on top of the bed of sound created for them and, given that higher-pitched voices are heard more easily, the effect to the audience is one of complete balance in the overall chordal sound, despite being 'outnumbered' by their lower-pitched colleagues. They have also appeared on TV in Album) with Hinge and Bracket. Most of their a cappella concerts are divided into five distinct groups of pieces.
The first four vary widely madrigals, folk songs, recently commissioned pieces, etc. Sometimes the final set in a concert of religious music will be a spiritual harmony set — entitled "Songs of Faith and Hope". This set could be composed of American Spirituals, arranged by contemporary composers, including former group members Philip Lawson and Bob Chilcott. More recently, [ clarification needed ] however, the King's Singers have begun to perform "concept programmes" which have a set theme running throughout.
Examples of this latter art include "Sacred Bridges", a programme of Jewish, Islamic and Christian settings of Psalms, performed with Vladimir Ivanoff and his ensemble "Saraband". The group have also created concert programmes relating to recent CD recordings, including "Landscape and Time" and "Treason and Dischord", the latter a programme commemorating the th anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot and including a script read in live performances by actors Joss Ackland and Bill Wallis.
The group works closely with concert promoters and local agents to determine the best possible programme for each concert, whether for church, concert hall, open-air venue or Album) house. The King's Singers are also known for frequently commissioning works from contemporary composers.
In the group was inducted into the Gramophone Hall of Fame. Many former members of the King's Singers have remained active in the world of choral music. Former baritone Gabriel Crouch is now the director of choral ensembles at Princeton University and former countertenor Nigel Short founded a professional choir, Tenebraeon leaving the group in Former tenor, Bill Ives, is a composer and arranger, and for 18 years was Fellow and Tutor in Music at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he directed the choir.
Robin Tyson runs the artist management company at Edition Peters. Tony Holt is on the music faculty at St. Olaf College as a voice instructor. As Executive Director he directs instrumental and composition tuition. Philip Lawson is active as a composer, arranger, workshop leader, and conductor. In addition to recording and performing, the King's Singers have a commitment to education, often participating in master classes and workshops.
The group also leads around a dozen additional one-off masterclasses throughout the year, normally in conjunction with concert performances and often as part of their twice-yearly US tours. During its time, the King's Singers have taught many groups that have now become known in their own right, such as Club for FiveThe Real Group [ citation needed ]Rajaton [ citation needed ]Singer Pur and Calmus Ensemble.
Several of the King's Singers also arranged pieces, both for the group and pieces to publish in their line of music. Recently, Philip Lawson and Bob Chilcott have been the most prolific composers for the group. Stephen Darlington as special guests. Inthe group signed with Signum Recordswith whom they have now released eighteen recordings, including an experimental recording of Thomas Tallis' part "Spem in Alium", using modern studio multi-tracking techniques to turn their six voices into 40, the results of which can be heard on a Signum CD and Iambic Productions DVD, which includes a documentary on the making of the CD.
The group's most successful recent CD is the Simple Giftsa selection of 16 pop ballads, spirituals, and folk songs. It was their first full-length studio CD since the s. The arrangements on the album are by former first baritone Philip LawsonPeter Knight and former tenor Bob Chilcottand the album was recorded at the home of Francis Rossi, of Status Quoand engineered by Gregg Jackman, the brother of former King's Singers countertenor Jeremy Jackman.
An EP recording, From the Heartwas released Album) Six tracks feature the King's Singers alone, with another five tracks featuring the combined King's Singer's and Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the remaining eight tracks feature The Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The sound on this new album marks a departure from the more acoustic albums of the past decade, using extensive post-production techniques and multi-tracking to create a more modern a cappella sound, but retaining the essence of The King's Singers' blend and balance.
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