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Chanticleer

Chanticleer
Formed: 1978 in San Francisco , CA
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Genre: Classical, Folk, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Other, Blues
Group Members: Joseph Jennings, Gabriel Lewis-O'C...
Biography: Chanticleer is the only independent full-time classical vocal ensemble in the United States. Since its inception in 1978, it has developed an excellent reputation for its interpretation of music from many genres, and its bell-like sound has set a new ensemble standard.

Originally founded to sing Renaissance

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Mexican Baroque
Released: 1994
Label: Teldec
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In 17th and 18th century New England, transplanted Englishmen like Daniel Read, Abraham Wood, and especially William Billings were composing beautiful but rough-hewn and distinctly American vocal music ...Read full review
Magnificat
Released: 2000
Label: Teldec
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The title of this collection of Renaissance choral works is taken from a passage in the New Testament in which Mary, having been informed by an angel that she will be the mother of Jesus, delivers a famous ...Read full review
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