Swingle Song


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Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Year of publication: 2005
Voicing: SATB (a cappella)
Duration: 2:10
Level: III

This “quasi” jazz piece is an original of mine, and a nod to Ward Swingle’s classic Swingle Singers sound. The arrangement is lyric-less, using syllables instead of text. The piece starts with a traditional baroque style statement of the theme, which reoccurs throughout the piece. As things get going, the style shifts more and more toward a swing approach, and the harmonies and lines become more complex. This piece is a fun introduction to the Swingle Singers style of vocal jazz.

Sop: B2 – G4
Alto: G2 – C4
Tenor: G1 – Ab3
Bass: G1 – D3

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