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Libera - Visions

Posted By: frodonsaquet
Visions includes a variety of tracks ; ranging from the traditional - 'Abide with Me' to the modern - 'Wings of a Dove' ; from the the haunting & beautiful 'Sing for Ever' to the uplifting 'Libera'.

Free entered the UK classical chart at #1 and Visions looks to follow suit as another best-selling Libera album.

Libera - Visions


is the extraordinary vocal group made up of no less than 24 boys aged 7-16 who meet for several hours every week at a church in South London to rehearse and perform. , amply demonstrates their musical prowess; with shimmering, mystical chords and exquisite harmonies, Libera prove they really are unique. Of the 13 tracks on the album, some will sound familiar such as 'Locus Iste', which is based on Johann Pachelbel's (1653-1706) famous piece, 'Canon', a piece of baroque music that has been interpreted by many over the years, even finding its way into modern pop music. There's an entirely original arrangement of 'Ave Maria' and an uplifting version of the traditional hymn, 'Abide With Me' (words: Henry Lyte, 1847. Music: William Monk, 1861). The remaining tracks are entirely original with titles like 'New Day', 'Sing Forever' and 'Something Sings'. Several new soloists are featured: Michael Horncastle, Connor O'Connell, Tom Cully, Joseph Sanders-Wilde, Callum Payne, and James Verecken. Libera's previous album spent several weeks in the top 3 position in the UK Classical Charts. The album was also nominated for 2005's Classical Brits Awards 'Album of the Year'. EMI. 2005.
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