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The Golden Age Of Light Music: The Lost Transcriptions, Vol. 3

Lost Transcriptions 3 / Var
Release Date: 03/13/2012 
Label:  Guild   Catalog #: 5184   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sydney BaynesNoel CowardJonny HeynkensCole Porter,   ... 
Performer:  Denny Vaughan
Conductor:  Annuncio Paolo MantovaniAl Orchestra SackVan PhillipsPeter Yorke,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The previous two Guild 'Lost Transcription' collections (GLCD5174 and 5181) have confirmed that a vast amount of light music was once recorded that was never intended to be purchased by the public to add to their private collections. It was offered to radio stations around the world, but some other uses included educational projects and the entertainment of the armed forces. Percy Faith, Mantovani and Sidney Torch were among those very active in this specialised niche of the music business, and on this occasion Mantovani and David Rose provide the opening and closing segments of the collection. In-between we hear Peter Yorke, Van Phillips, Al Sack, Vivian Dunn and the Royal Marines Orchestra, Eric Robinson, Charles Shadwell, Robert Farnon Read more and his Canadian Army Orchestra and several other once famous 'names' that illustrate the wide repertoire covered in this largely unknown reservoir of enjoyable music. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Ad Infinitum, for pops orchestra by Sydney Baynes
Conductor:  Annuncio Paolo Mantovani
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
2.
Conversation Piece: Dear little soldiers by Noel Coward
Conductor:  Annuncio Paolo Mantovani
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
3.
Sérénade de Heykens by Jonny Heynkens
Conductor:  Annuncio Paolo Mantovani
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
4.
Kiss Me, Kate: So in Love by Cole Porter
Conductor:  Annuncio Paolo Mantovani
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
5.
Elizabethan Serenade by Ronald Binge
Conductor:  Annuncio Paolo Mantovani
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
6.
The Deserted Ballroom by Morton Gould
Conductor:  Annuncio Paolo Mantovani
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
7.
Hallelujah! by Vincent Youmans
Conductor:  Al Orchestra Sack
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
8.
Turkey in the Straw by Traditional
Conductor:  Van Phillips
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1834; Ireland 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
9.
Boabdil, Op. 49: Malaguena by Moritz Moszkowski
Conductor:  Van Phillips
Period: Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
10.
Lizards in the Lounge, for pops orchestra by Peter Yorke
Conductor:  Peter Yorke
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
11.
Prunella ("The White Kitten" interlude music) by Leslie Bridgewater
Conductor:  Eric Robinson
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
12.
Flower of Love, song by Harry Akst
Conductor:  Carl Chandler
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
13.
Espanita, waltz by Edwin F. Goldman
Conductor:  Harry Horlick
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
14.
Just a Memory by Lew Brown
Conductor:  David Rose
Period: Modern 
Written: circa 1925 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
15.
A la bien-aimée, Op. 59 no 2 by Eduard Schütt
Conductor:  David Rose
Period: Romantic 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
16.
Green Moods, for pops orchestra by Raymond A. Bloch
Conductor:  David Rose
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
17.
Puppet Serenade by Ron Goodwin
Conductor:  David Rose
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960s; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
18.
Won't You Be Mine, for pops orchestra by David Rose
Conductor:  David Rose
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
19.
Jumbo: There's a Small Hotel by Richard Rodgers
Conductor:  David Rose
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
20.
Rose of Bel-Air, for pops orchestra by David Rose
Conductor:  David Rose
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
21.
You stepped out of a dream by Gus Kahn
Conductor:  David Rose
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
22.
Prima Donna, for pops orchestra by Annuncio Paolo Mantovani
Conductor:  Annuncio Paolo Mantovani
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
23.
Handley's Seaside Holiday, for pops orchestra (based on Michael North's "It's That March Again") by Hal Evans
Conductor:  Charles Shadwell
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
24.
Trees by Oscar Rasbach
Conductor:  David Rose
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1931 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
25.
Stairway to the Stars, song (from "Park Avenue Fantasy") by Matty Malneck
Performer:  Denny Vaughan (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Farnon
Period: Modern 
Written: 1932 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 

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