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The Golden Age of Light Music: Bright and Breezy

The Golden Age of Light Music: Bright and Breezy

Item No. GLCD 5180

Light Music

Price GBP 5.10 / USD

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Release Date: 31.05.2011

For many regular collectors the “Golden Age of Light Music” series has come to mean bright, entertaining cameos of light music expertly crafted by some of the finest composers. They will surely not be disappointed with this latest mixture of the familiar and less well known, with a few taken from television, stage and screen. The title gives a good indication of the general mood, but several slower pieces also help to create welcome contrasts. The CD ends with one of the finest suites of light music to come from Germany – Ernst Fischer’s superb “South Of The Alps” inspired by the composer’s visit to Italy in 1935. This is a now rare recording from 1937 of the complete suite conducted by Bruno Seidler-Winkler.


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Tracklist and soundclips:
Title Composer Artist Time Play
01 Bright And Breezy Peter Dennis, real name Dennis Alfred Berry THE GROSVENOR STUDIO ORCHESTRA Conducted by DOLF VAN DER LINDEN 3:03
02 Theme from 'The Apartment' (original title Jealous Lover) Charles Williams, real name Isaac Cozerbreit BILLY VAUGHN AND HIS ORCHESTRA 2:22
03 Carnival Harry Warren, Bob Russell LES BAXTER AND HIS ORCHESTRA 2:44
04 They Call The Wind Maria (from 'Paint Your Wagon') Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe, arr. Robert Farnon ROBERT FARNON AND HIS ORCHESTRA 2:17
05 Ragazza Romanza Roberts THE MELACHRINO ORCHESTRA Conducted by GEORGE MELACHRINO 2:32
06 Painted Carousels Anthony Mawer COSMOPOLITAN ORCHESTRA Conducted by PHILLIPO ANDEZ 2:28
07 Misty Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE STRINGS 2:58
08 Toy Town Trumpeters William Davies THE CRAWFORD LIGHT ORCHESTRA 2:43
09 'Tiger Bay' - Theme from the Film Laurie Johnson THE PINEWOOD STUDIO ORCHESTRA Conducted by PHILIP GREEN 2:56
10 'La Dolce Vita' (Theme from the film) Nino Rota, Verde MANUEL AND THE MUSIC OF THE MOUNTAINS ('Manuel' is GEOFF LOVE) 2:14
11 Midi-Midinette Christian Bruhn, Georg Buschor SIR CHAUNCEY (real name ERNIE FREEMAN) 2:39
12 Begin The Beguine (from 'Jubilee') Cole Porter, arr. Brian Fahey THE STARLIGHT SYMPHONY Conducted by CYRIL ORNADEL 4:35
13 E Bello Dante Vignali GEORGE MELACHRINO Conducting the Orchestra of the 6th San Remo Festival 3:02
14 Bambalina Vincent Youmans, Otto Harbach, Herbert Stothart, Oscar Hammerstein II, arr. Reg Owen REG OWEN AND HIS ORCHESTRA 1:52
15 Kristina Maurice Grabmann THE BRUSSELS NEW CONCERT ORCHESTRA 2:54
16 Sea Shore Robert Farnon RAWICZ AND LANDAUER, at Two Pianos, with ANGELA MORLEY AND HER ORCHESTRA (as 'WALLY STOTT' on disc label) 3:20
17 Stringendo Ivor Slaney HILVERSUM RADIO ORCHESTRA Conducted by HUGH GRANVILLE 1:40
18 Place Du Tertre Arthur Dieudonne Charlier THE BRUSSELS NEW CONCERT ORCHESTRA 2:43
19 Dancing Daffodils Johnny Steggerda GUY LUYPAERTS AND HIS ORCHESTRA (as 'GUY LUPAR' on LP label) 2:18
20 Up And Coming Cyril Watters THE WESTWAY STUDIO ORCHESTRA 2:38
21 Spanish Gypsy Dance Mariano Marquina JACQUES LEROY AND HIS ORCHESTRA 1:42
22 San Francisco Bronislaw Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn, arr. Carmen Dragon STANDARD SCHOOL BROADCAST ORCHESTRA Conducted by CARMEN DRAGON 2:45
23 Sweet Sue Victor Young, arr. Melle Weersma JACK HYLTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA 4:09
24 Summerdance Hugo Emil Alfvén Orchestra Conducted by HUGO ALFVÉN 2:00
25 'South Of The Alps' - In A Harbour Town Ernst Fischer CONCERT ORCHESTRA Conducted by BRUNO SEIDLER-WINKLER 3:16
26 'South Of The Alps' - Terrace By The Sea Ernst Fischer CONCERT ORCHESTRA Conducted by BRUNO SEIDLER-WINKLER 3:22
27 'South Of The Alps' - Street Of Flowers Ernst Fischer CONCERT ORCHESTRA Conducted by BRUNO SEIDLER-WINKLER 3:16
28 'South Of The Alps' - Tarantella Ernst Fischer CONCERT ORCHESTRA Conducted by BRUNO SEIDLER-WINKLER 3:18
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