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The Golden Age Of Light Music: The Art Of The Arranger, Vol. 2

Rodgers / Strachey / Wright / Gershwin / Harline
Release Date: 10/09/2012 
Label:  Guild   Catalog #: 5193   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard RodgersJack StracheyGeorge ForrestGeorge Gershwin,   ... 
Performer:  Gordon Jenkins
Conductor:  Buddy BregmanAngela MorleyDavid RoseCyril Ornadel,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Guild's first album dedicated to arrangers (GLCD5188) explained the importance of these often neglected, but very essential, members of the music fraternity. Their special gifts of being able to transform often simple melodies into masterpieces of orchestration are largely taken for granted by the general public. Once again we hear some fine examples of this particular art from the likes of Conrad Salinger, Angela Morley, David Rose, Percy Faith, Nelson Riddle, Frank Cordell, Ray Martin and Robert Farnon. Also getting their fair share of the limelight are some who were only familiar inside the music business, such as Brian Fahey, Rayburn Wright, Roland Shaw, Leon Young, Johnny Douglas and William Hill-Bowen. Hopefully this collection will Read more go a small way towards giving a few of them the recognition they so richly deserve. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. South Pacific: A Wonderful Guy by Richard Rodgers
Conductor:  Buddy Bregman
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
2. These Foolish Things by Jack Strachey
Conductor:  Angela Morley
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
3. And This Is My Beloved, song (for the musical "Kismet") by George Forrest
Conductor:  David Rose
Period: Modern 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
4. Carousel: Soliloquy by Richard Rodgers
Conductor:  Cyril Ornadel
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
5. Lady, be Good: Oh, lady, be good! by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
6. Pinocchio: When you wish upon a star by Leigh Harline
Conductor:  Annuncio Paolo Mantovani
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
7. East of Fifth, for pops orchestra (a.k.a. Seaside Stroll) by Tony Tamburello
Conductor:  Robert Farnon
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
8. Knickerbocker Holiday: September Song by Kurt Weill
Conductor:  Annuncio Paolo Mantovani
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
9. Zandunga (Jesusita e Chihuahua) by Mexican Traditional
Conductor:  Percy Faith
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
10. The London I Love by George Posford
Conductor:  Frank Chacksfield
Period: Modern 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
11. Babes in arms: Where or when by Richard Rodgers
Conductor:  Morton Gould
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
12. Lincolnshire Poacher, folk song by Traditional
Conductor:  Robert Farnon
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
13. Roberta: Yesterdays by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  Frank Cordell
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
14. A Little White Gardenia by Sam Coslow
Conductor:  Ronald Binge
Period: Modern 
Written: 1935 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
15. Evergreen: Dancing On The Ceiling by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Gordon Jenkins (Piano)
Conductor:  Gordon Jenkins
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
16. Camelot: If ever I would leave you by Frederick Loewe
Conductor:  William Hill-Bowen
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
17. Ebb Tide by Robert Maxwell
Conductor:  Johnny Douglas
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
18. Volveré, song by Maria Greve
Conductor:  Ambrose
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
19. Soirées à Saint-Pétersbourg, Op. 44: no 1, Romance in E flat major by Anton Rubinstein
Conductor:  George Melachrino
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1860; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
20. Ill Wind by Harold Arlen
Conductor:  Nelson Riddle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
21. Elizabeth and Essex Love Theme, for orchestra by George Martin
Conductor:  Ron Goodwin
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
22. The British Grenadiers by Anonymous
Conductor:  Charles Williams
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1770; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
23. Scheherazade Themes, for pops orchestra (after Rimsky-Korsakov) by David Carroll
Conductor:  David Carroll
Period: Modern 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
24. Marche des Parachutistes Belges by Pierre Leemans
Conductor:  Ray Martin
Period: Post-Romantic 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 

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