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The Golden Age Of Light Music: Ca C'est Paris

Various
Release Date: 02/11/2014 
Label:  Guild   Catalog #: 5207   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  José PadillaVernon DukeRoger RogerGuy Lafarge,   ... 
Conductor:  Jos CleberRobert FarnonRoger RogerHal Mooney,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Telecast Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The City of Paris was a favoured settlement for our ancestors over two thousand years ago, no doubt due to its position on the River Seine and the rich agricultural conditions in the surrounding area. All this contributed to a pleasant lifestyle, and it was hardly surprising that it became the largest city in the world by the 12th century, a position it retained until other developing nations eventually overtook it in size at the turn of the 18th century. But size is not always everything, and for centuries Paris was at the forefront of Europe's leading centres of learning and the arts. As such it attracted the best scholars and artists, and this was certainly true in musical terms. Today's inheritors of this proud tradition still carry on Read more the unique French style that is not afraid to adapt, yet still manages to retain that certain 'je ne sais crois'. This tribute to Paris confirms the spell it still exerts not only for its own musicians and composers (Franck Pourcel, Roger Roger and Michel Legrand are prime examples), but also the countless admirers from around the world who have fallen for its charms. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Ça c'est Paris by José Padilla
Conductor:  Jos Cleber
Period: Romantic 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
2.
April in Paris by Vernon Duke
Conductor:  Robert Farnon
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
3.
Tourbillon de Paris, for pops orchestra by Roger Roger
Conductor:  Roger Roger
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
4.
La Seine (The River Seine) by Guy Lafarge
Conductor:  Hal Mooney
Written: 1940s 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
5.
Mademoiselle de Paris, for pops orchestra by Paul Durand
Conductor:  Art Wainer
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
6.
Sous les toits de Paris, for voice & orchestra by Raoul Moretti
Conductor:  Frank Pourcel
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
7.
Sous le ciel de Paris: Sous le ciel de Paris by Hubert Giraud
Conductor:  Cyril Stapleton
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
8.
An American in Paris: Excerpt(s) by George Gershwin
Conductor:  David Carroll
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
9.
Paris Original by Frank Loesser
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
10.
Paris Promenade, for orchestra by William Hill-Bowen
Conductor:  George Melachrino
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
11.
Paris, Stay the Same by Victor Schertzinger
Conductor:  Eddie Barclay
Period: Modern 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
12.
Paris in the Spring (for the film Paris in the Spring) by Harry Revel
Conductor:  Hugo Winterhalter
Period: Modern 
Written: 1933 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
13.
Paris Honeymoon, for pops orchestra by Laurie Johnson
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
14.
Midnight In Paris by Con Conrad
Conductor:  Roger Roger
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
15.
Lovers in Paris, for pops orchestra by Lou Logist
Conductor:  Monia Liter
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
16.
Paris Canaille by Léo Ferré
Conductor:  Michel Legrand
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
17.
Rainy Night in Paris by Bobby Black
Conductor:  Norrie Paramor
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
18.
Paris Fashions (Haute Couture), for pops orchestra by Roger Roger
Conductor:  Hans May
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
19.
Paris Oui Oui, for pops orchestra by David Rose
Conductor:  David Rose
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
20.
Miss Paris, for pops orchestra by Roger Roger
Conductor:  Roger Roger
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
21.
The Poor People of Paris by Marguerite Monnot
Conductor:  David Carroll
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
22.
Paris Soir, for pops orchestra by Vivian Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Telecast Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
23.
Oh! Paris, gai séjour de plaisir by Charles Lecocq
Conductor:  Paul Bonneau
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
24.
Lights of Paris by Walter Noack
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
25.
Can-can: I love Paris by Cole Porter
Conductor:  Erwin Halletz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
26.
En avril, à Paris, for piano by Charles Trenet
Conductor:  Frank Pourcel
Period: Modern 
Written: 1953 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
27.
Sous les Ponts de Paris by Vincent Scotto
Conductor:  Frank Pourcel
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
28.
Coeur de mon coeur (Heart of Paris), song by Georges Auric
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 

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