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Golden Age Of Light Music - Light Music On The Move


Release Date: 07/17/2007 
Label:  Guild   Catalog #: 5131   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  John MalcolmJack BeaverWilliam Hill-BowenRobert Farnon,   ... 
Conductor:  Georges DevereauxRobert FarnonGeorge MelachrinoLouis Voss,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  L'Orchestre DevereauxDanish State Radio OrchestraMelachrino Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Trains and boats and planes - and a lot more - have all provided inspiration for talented composers, as this fascinating collection vividly illustrates. All kinds of motion are represented, with the final track even transporting us into outer space. Backroom boys such as Jack Beaver, Len Stevens, Wally Stott and Sidney Torch excelled in creating three minute cameos in this style, and the CD opens with the famous ITN theme, appropriately called ''Non Stop''. Trains and boats and planes - and a lot more - have all provided inspiration for talented composers, as this fascinating collection vividly illustrates. All kinds of motion are represented, with the final track even transporting us into outer space. Backroom boys such as Jack Beaver, Len Stevens, Wally Stott and Sidney Torch excelled in creating three minute cameos in this style, and the CD opens with the famous ITN theme, appropriately called ''Non Stop''. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Non Stop by John Malcolm
Conductor:  Georges Devereaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  L'Orchestre Devereaux
Written: 1952 
2.
Main Line by Jack Beaver
Conductor:  Robert Farnon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish State Radio Orchestra
3.
Paris Metro by William Hill-Bowen
Conductor:  George Melachrino
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melachrino Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
4.
Jockey on the Carousel by Robert Farnon
Conductor:  Robert Farnon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish State Radio Orchestra
5.
Side car by Herbert Spencer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spencer-Hagen Orchestra
6.
Cycling chimp by Bobby Pagan
Conductor:  Georges Devereaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  L'Orchestre Devereaux
7.
Jogging along by (Cedric) King Palmer
Conductor:  Louis Voss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Louis Voss Orchestra
8.
Canyon Canter by Leslie Begueley
Conductor:  Charles Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Charles Williams Concert Orchestra
Written: 1940s 
9.
Airways Suite by Len Stevens
Conductor:  Sidney Torch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Century Orchestra
10.
Travelling Along by Walter Stott
Conductor:  Robert Farnon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish State Radio Orchestra
11.
Walking on Ice by K & W Leslie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kermit Leslie Orchestra
12.
Drifting on a Cloud by Alfonso D'Artega
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Billy Vaughn Orchestra
13.
Skipping Along by Richard Hayman
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hayman Symphony Orchestra (Richard)
14.
Sleepwalker of Amsterdam by Johnny Steggerda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guy Luypaerts Orchestra
15.
Merry Go Round by Jack Lawrence
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eddie Barclay Orchestra
16.
Donkey Doodle by Ivor Slaney
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ivor Slaney Orchestra
17.
Waltzing Bugle Boy by Ray Martin
Conductor:  Wally Stott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wally Stott Orchestra
18.
Bicycle Belles by Sidney Torch
Conductor:  Sidney Torch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sidney Torch Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
19.
Blow the Horn by Dolf van der Linden
Conductor:  Dolf van der Linden
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dolf van der Linden Orchestra
20.
Holiday Express by Domenico Savino
Conductor:  Domenico Savino
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roma Sympho-Pop Orchestra
21.
Hiker's Highway by Frederick Charrosin
Conductor:  Louis Voss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Louis Voss Orchestra
22.
Horse and Buggy by Roger Roger
Conductor:  Roger Roger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Champs-Élysées Orchestra
23.
Bob sleigh by Eric Jupp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Century Orchestra
24.
Night Train by Otto Cesana
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Otto Cesana Orchestra
25.
Busy Street by (Cedric) King Palmer
Conductor:  Dolf van der Linden
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dolf van der Linden Orchestra
26.
Air Display by Gilbert Vinter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Radio Orchestra
27.
Spaceways by Jack Beaver
Conductor:  Robert Farnon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish State Radio Orchestra
28.
Reach for the Sky: Main Theme by John Addison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sidney Torch Orchestra
Written: 1956 

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