Lullaby of Birdland & Short People

Our mid-week gig this Oct 2010 consisted of irreverently mocking Short People (by Randy Newman, arr. Simon Carrington) and a world premiere (right?) of in-house arranger Lee Fong’s a cappella reconstruction of Lullaby of Birdland (Words: George David Weiss, Music: George Shearing), at a concert at the German ambassador’s!

The concert, Abendlieder (Evening Songs)  featured KL-based international chamber choir Cantus Musicus, who performed a programme of romantic lieder commemorating the 200th birth anniversary of composer Robert Schumann, as well as a selection of folk, blues-jazz and pop songs spanning from the early 19th century to the end of the 20th century.

This is a live recording of Lullaby of Birdland. In this video, the SnL Singers are the 8 individuals standing at the front of the stage. 

Scroll down further for photos! (photos courtesy of Ee-Tan)

Lullaby of Birdland
The 'Taller Ones' (Cantus Musicus basses taking a walk on the risers) having a field day!
Bowties and black gowns...
"All men are brothers until the day we die... it's a wonderful world!"
Rehearsing, rehearsing...
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