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Cole Porter: Overtures / John McGlinn, London Sinfonietta


Release Date: 04/24/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 54300   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is very upbeat music. McGlinn’s performances blend authenticity—original orchestrations have been used whenever possible—and technical assurance with almost unbridled enthusiasm and affection for this music. He is like an explorer excitedly displaying his newly unearthed treasures. And treasures they are; you’ll lose count of the many great songs that are quoted in these overtures.

Fanfare Magazine
This is very upbeat music. McGlinn’s performances blend authenticity—original orchestrations have been used whenever possible—and technical assurance with almost unbridled enthusiasm and affection for this music. He is like an explorer excitedly displaying his newly unearthed treasures. And treasures they are; you’ll lose count of the many great songs that are quoted in these overtures.

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Works on This Recording

1.
Anything Goes: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
2.
Leave It to Me: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
3.
Gay Divorcée: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
4.
DuBarry was a Lady: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
5.
You Never Know: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
6.
Fifty Million Frenchmen: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
7.
The Snake in the Grass: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
8.
Something for the Boys: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
9.
Out of this World: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
10.
Gavotte: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
11.
Night and Day: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
12.
Kiss Me, Kate: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
13.
Can-can: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; USA 
14.
Within the Quota by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 

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