Stand by You – Rachel Platten – performed by the Drakensberg Boys Choir during their Wednesday afternoon concert on 9 March 2016. Starting the weekend with the Drakies is always a good idea. I’ve put both the lyrics and Rachel Platten’s original video below for purposes of comparison and your further enjoyment. Enjoy :-). mfi
Randy Newman, arr. Jay Althouse Performed by the Sir Winston Churchill High School Concert Choir under the direction of David T. Graham. Choralfest, 2011 I’ve put the lyrics below the video, enjoy :-). mfi Video & description source: Louisiana 1927 – YouTube. Published on Jul 25, 2012 by SWCMusicChannel. Lyrics: Louisiana 1927 What has happened…
The boys of the Senior’s Boy’s Schola of Glenstal Benedictine Abbey, Limerick, Ireland, sing Ave verum corpus the 14th century hymn to the Blessed Sacrament attributed to Pope Innocent VI appointed to be sung on the feast of Corpus Christi. mfi
Trinity College an all boys school in Perth, Western Australia performing an arrangement on Down To The River To Pray by P Lawson (King Singers) at Presentation Night. Conducted by Doctor Robert Braham. This is a slightly unusual rendition of the Negro Spiritual – not an arrangement I’d heard before but it captured my full…
Let’s start the weekend with the Drakies. Enjoy :-) mfi
I keep on meaning to post this. If you know the performance by Perpetuum Jazzile and are wondering where they got it from it was the boys of South Africa’s, Kearsney College Choir who first came up with the idea. So here you go – the original. The soloist is the inimitable Stefan Grobler. Enjoy…
Schumann’s four-part setting of Friedrich Rückert’s poem was first published in 1846. It’s known and loved in the anglophone world in translation as The Angels’ Goodnight sung here by the Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir directed by Benjamin Nicholas. Enjoy :-). mfi
The boys of the Drakensberg Boys’ Choir giving an impromptu performance during the interval of a concert of African music given on December 3rd 2014 at their school. Every time I hear them sing I’m reminded of why their one of my all-time favourite choirs. Enjoy :-). mfi
Lluís Travesset is the soloist of this performance of the much-loved Catalan Christmas song and lullaby El cant dels ocells (Song of the birds) at a concert given at Santa Maria in Trastevere, Rome, in 2012. It’s a charming piece that like the the beautiful old Castilian carol "Brincan y bailan" ("They jump and dance")…
The boys of the Petits Chanteurs À La Croix De Bois have made this Hebrew chant one of their own tours de force. Enjoy :-). mfi
Wethelebuke, a SiSwati composition – as recorded on our campus in 2012 Enjoy :-) mfi
A group of very talented Drakies showing what they can do. They clearly enjoyed themselves greatly — Puts a grin on my face every time I watch it. Enjoy :-) mfi
Celebrating 4000 Facebook likes! Let the River Run as recorded on our campus in 2012 – music and lyrics by Carly Simon.
The boys of the Drakensberg Boys Choir, together with the Kärntner Landesjugendchor and the proTON Vokalensemble performing Amavolovolo live in concert on Wednesday 27 August 2014. Enjoy :-). mfi
I. Introitus: Requiem Aeternam II. Kyrie eleison What makes the Drakensberg Boys Choir so unique is the fact that they use boy tenors and bass as opposed to adult males and they sound incredible in this piece.