Notes and Editorial Reviews
Although many Guild Light Music collections have a particular theme, every so often listeners are offered a very eclectic mix, full of contrasts and different musical textures. The title of this collection really says it all: simply an assortment of all kinds of Light Music, with a good proportion of it included at the special request of music lovers who have purchased previous CDs in this long running series. American conductors are strongly featured: Alfred Newman, Florian Zabach, Percy Faith, Mitchell Ayres, Joe Reisman, the Spencer-Hagen Orchestra and George Siravo confirm the depth of light music-making in the USA over fifty years ago. The title track is by the English composer Tony Hatch, who was on the threshold of a distinguished
international career, initially helped by writing hit songs for Petula Clark then eventually reaching his composing pinnacle with the theme tune for 'Neighbours'. Read less
Works on This Recording
Ballad of the Sea by Joe Reisman
Rawicz & Landauer
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs.
Antilles by Jacques LaRue
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs.
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