- Released: 04/11/2016
- Label: Universal Music Australia/Decca Records
- Format: CD/DVD/MP3
Album now available in store:
An A Cappella Experience - CD/DVD/MP3
If you ever yearned to see and hear Judith Durham ‘up close and personal’ here’s your once-in-a-lifetime chance!
Perfectly suited to this time of year, ‘An ‘A Cappella’ Experience’ presents 24 spiritual songs recorded in a studio setting on Sunday mornings, plus a bonus DVD of Judith’s recital of songs and poems – ‘Up Close & Personal’ – at the Melbourne Recital Centre. That much-loved golden voice, completely unadorned spine-tinglingly enthralling and profoundly moving.
Judith explains: “In July 2006 I was unexpectedly asked to sing at a gathering in Sydney where someone was going to speak about spirituality. The request was quite unique – to perform a short set of spiritual songs ‘a cappella’ (unaccompanied).”
“I had certainly never thought of singing ‘a cappella’ in a large auditorium before. The purity of the simple presentation seemed to engender a very peaceful environment and for me the lyrics became more like prayers.”
“Over a period of two years I went on to record a wide ‘a cappella’ repertoire of spiritually focussed material and it has been a wonderful joy for me. I hope it proves to be an uplifting experience for you as I now share these deeply personal songs in this collection.”
“Back in 2009, I then presented a unique recital – ‘Up Close & Personal’ – combining some of the 24 spiritual songs I had recorded in the studio setting. I also recited some of my poems, dating back to my first published poem at the age of 13.”
“The recital was filmed so I hope you enjoy the occasion as it brings back some lovely memories for me too of an ‘a cappella’ experience.”
An A Capella Experience is out now – find your nearest retailer here.