The Orient Express

Take One

Celebrates Ten Years of Music Making

Take One We have finally realized a long-time ambition to produce a recording that captures our collective soul. We have used this as an opportunity to revisit works which have grown to be favourites over our ten years. Judging by audience response, these have been their favourites as well.  

1. Il Bianco et Dolce Cigno Jacob Arcadelt
2. Adieu Sweet Amaryllis John Wilbye
3. Margo Labourez Les Vignes Jacob Arcadelt
4. Who is at My Window, Who? Welford Russell
5. Rise Up My Love, My Fair One Healey Willan
6. Soldier Won't You Marry Me? Paul Halley
7. Le Pont Mirabeau. Three French Canadian Folk Songs TRAD/ARR. R.S. Eaton
8. I     En Passant Par la Lorraine
9. II    A la Claire Fontaine
10. III   Vive le Canadien
11. Long Time Ago TRAD/ARR. Aaron Copland
12. Sure On This Shining Night Samuel Barber
13. Sing Me to Heaven Daniel Gawthrop
14. Ain'a That Good News! TRAD/ARR. William Dawson
15. Deep River
South African Suite
TRAD/ARR. Henry Leck
16. I     Tshotsholoza
17. II    Gabi Gabi
18. III   Siyahamba
19. Manchai Puito TRAD/ARR. Oscar Escalada
20. Cantique de Jean Racine
Messe Basse
Gabriel Fauré
21. I     Kyrie Gabriel Fauré
22. II    Sanctus
23. III   Benedictus
24. IV  Agnus Dei
25. Ubi Caritas from Quatre Motets Maurice Duruflé
26. Wie Lieblich (Mvmt. IV)
from A German Requiem
Johannes Brahms
27. The Evening Primrose
from Five Flower Songs
Benjamin Britten
28. My Spirit Sang All Day Gerald Finzi