This CD, recorded live at the Chandos Pattison Theatre on April 21, 2001, is full of energy, fun and youthfulness. The Langley Ukulele Ensemble and its charismatic director, Peter Luongo, once again show their ability to entertain and delight with their energy and talent. Packed with 50's and 60's rock and roll and a surprise or two! Songs include:..
One of the Ensemble's best selling recordings, this album showcases the the delicate balance of instrumental virtuosity and vocal sensitivity that characterizes the Langley Ukulele sound. Many songs on this album such as The William Tell Overture, Hawaiian Wedding Song and Johnny B Goode have become staples of the Ensemble's sensational live perfor..
The Legend Continues is a compilation of legendary pieces. These songs have stood the test of time and are known and loved by people of all ages and cultures. The unique arrangements on this CD have been created for the Ensemble. Arrangements include: Saber Dance; Proud Mary; King of the Road; Waikiki Aloha; Pennsylvania 6-5000; Turkey in the Straw..
Recorded during July and September 2003, Strings Attached is a compilation of 13 new arrangements which, once again, show that the Langley Ukulele Ensemble's skill with 4 strings is clearly world-class. Songs include: Entry of the Gladiators; Listen to the Music; Blue Suede Shoes; Ain't No Mountain High Enough; She Loves You; Lay Down Sally; La Cum..
This recording offers selections that connect the Pacific Rim Region. Drawing on music from Hawaii, Japan and New Zealand, the album reminds us of the instrument's tremendous popularity throughout the world. Songs include: Waikiki Aloha; Henehene Kou Aka; Hawaiian Lullaby; Pokare Kare Ana; Kawika; Royal Hawaiian Hotel; Hawaiian Wedding Song; Guava ..
Ukulele Celebration is the theme that took the Langley Ukulele Ensemble through the 2005/06 season. This recording offers selections that celebrate ukulele music in all its forms - from Hawaiian to classical. Songs include: Nanakuli; Down on the Corner; Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Medley; Pachelbel's Canon; Langley City: The Place To Be; I'll Remember..
This recording features the 'Classics' - that is the music of the masters (Bach, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, et al): Music that is of the highest quality and of enduring value. The young members of the Langley Ensemble have become a Classic: Playing the ukulele to the highest quality, setting a standard above all others, creating a new and unique style of..
Throughout its history the most common use of the ukulele has been to accompany the singing voice. The Langley Ukulele Ensemble has extended this idea of strummin’ and singin’ by taking popular songs, adding rich vocal harmonies to create 14 arrangements. Summer at its hottest! Songs include: Sea Cruise; Barbara Ann; My Girl; The Lion Sleeps Tonigh..
Croonin' Ukuleles features songs from some of the greatest writers of popular and Jazz music. The crooning' style of presenting songs referred to a gentle sentimental sound. Many of the songs are reflective of this style. CD also includes: I've Got You Under My Skin; It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got that Swing); Pennsylvania 6-5000; A Nightin..
In the past decade the Langley Ukulele Ensemble has produced 12 CD recordings. Repertoire chosen for this greatest hits compilation comes from 8 of these and is intended to highlight the variety of the ensemble’s repertoire and the quality of its performance. There have been many outstanding performers throughout the ensemble’s history and many hav..
Anniversary Edition Many of the pieces on this CD appeared on the first edition of 'Our Hawaiian Heart', in 1999. With the Ensemble celebrating its 15th Anniversary tour to Waikiki they chose to recreate the CD. Traditional Hawaiian songs such as Noko Pai Pai, E Huli Makou, Hawaii Aloha,and O Makalapua, as well as the popular standard, On The Beach..
The Langley Ukulele Ensemble wanted to know the best Rock 'n Roll songs of the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's so they conducted a poll amongst their family, friends and supporters. This CD is the result! Songs include: Bad Moon Rising; Twist and Shout/Do You Love Me; Roll Over Beethoven; The Weight; Johnny B Goods; Free Fallin'; Cecelia' Sweet Home Alab..
Now available, the Langley Ukulele Ensemble has released their first DVD recording of the Uke Concert Masters in Concert at the Cascades Casino. As the Ensemble celebrates their 30th year of ‘Enriching Lives Through Music’ they are pleased to release this special commemorative DVD. Hear the music and feel the experience of a live concert. Region 1 ..
Christmas songs performed on ukulele. Come Let Us Adore Him: audio CD by Kevin Birkbeck. Songs include: 1. O Come, Let Us Adore Him/Come Thou Long Expected Jesus (Traditional, Wade's Cantus Diversi 1751 / Wesley & Pritchard-Hyfrydol) 2. Joy to the World/Noel Nouvelet (Watts, GF Handel/Trad.French, 15th century) 3. Hark! the Herald Angels Sins/A..
Feel My Love – Ukulele Lullabies by Kevin Birkbeck
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach
Hush Little Baby - Traditional
Shanandoah - sea shanty
Brahms Lullaby - Brahms
Ah vous Dirais-je, Maman - Fr. traditional, Mozard, Haydn, Liszt
Waltzing Matilda - Australian traditional
Jesus Loves Me/My Jesus I Love Thee - ..
Ukulele & other Affections by Kevin Birkbeck
Rest - K. Birkbeck
Theme from Abdelazer - H. Purcell
Nearer My God to Thee/I Need Thee Every Hour - L Mason/R. Lowry
Austrian Hymn - J. Haydn
Finlandia - J Sibelius
March from Ana Magdelena Notebook - J.S.Bach
In the Garden - C. Austin Miles. Jennifer Faughn, Alto Vocal..
There is a Redeemer - Hymns of the Faith for Ukulele. CD by Kevin Birkbeck.
There is a Redeemer - Melody Green
Holy, Holy, Holy - John B. Dykes
Faith of Our Fathers / For the Beauty of the Earth - Henry F. Hemy / Conrad Kocher
O Come Let Us Adore Him / Joy to the World - Wade's Cantus Diversi. 1751 / G.F. Handel
Be Thou My Vi..
Wood & Echoes ukulele CD by Kevin Birkbeck
Spring Theme/Rondeau - Vivaldi/Mouret
Romance - Anonymous/Birkbeck
Theme and Variations on America/God Save the Queen - attr.Bull
Waves - Birkbeck
Together - Birkbeck
Freight Train/Up Above My Head/Victory Rag - Cotton/gospel tune/anonymous
Star Spangled Banner/Battle Hym..
The natural goat-skin drumhead is held in place with plaited chord. The one-piece body has been carved from a solid piece of wood. Attractive designs. A very small drum, but it still plays! Fun and decorative.
Overall height: 30 cm (12")
Rim dimension: 16 cm (6.25")