And the strings of the English Chamber Orchestra

Conducted by Ralf Gothoni

No Boundaries

Jabulani Rejoice; Homeless; Awu Wemadoda; Amazing Grace; Dona Nobis Pacem;

Ngingenwe Emoyeni (Wind of the Spirit of God); Umzuzu Nayi Ujesu; Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Sanctus (Heilig, Heilig, Heilig) ; Ave Verum Corpus; Lifikile Ivangeli; Walil' Umtwana (The Child is Crying) (47.04)

Ladysmith Black Mamboza with the ECO Strings + Festival Orchestra.


This music has little to do with Jazz, but in its own right it presents an interesting array of vocals, both solo and choral, sung with integrity and passion.

It might well be classed as Modern Gregorian Chant, such is the impressive range of vocalizing.

This recording really deserves to be heard widely, but don't expect it to swing - or does it?

by Al Merritt

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