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The Very Best Of Stephane Grappelli & Yehudi Menuhin


Release Date: 07/14/1998 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 66830   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Cole PorterGeorge GershwinJoseph KosmaIrving Berlin,   ... 
Performer:  Yehudi MenuhinAlan ClareChris KaranKen Baldock,   ... 
Conductor:  Max Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alan Clare Trio
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Gay Divorcée: Night and Day by Cole Porter
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Alan Clare (Piano), Chris Karan (Drums),
Ken Baldock (Double Bass), Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Tony Crombie (Drums),
Stéphane Grappelli (Violin)
Conductor:  Max Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alan Clare Trio
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
2. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Alan Clare (Piano), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin),
Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Ike Isaacs (Guitar), Denny Wright (Guitar),
Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Max Harris (Piano)
Conductor:  Max Harris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
3. Autumn leaves by Joseph Kosma
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Martin Taylor (Guitar),
Marc Fosset (Guitar), Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Jack Sewing (Double Bass),
Lennie Bush (Double Bass), David Snell (Harp), Brian Lemmon (Piano)
Conductor:  Max Harris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; France 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
4. On The Avenue: I've got my love to keep me warm by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Martin Taylor (Guitar), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin),
Jack Sewing (Double Bass), Marc Fosset (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
5. Babes in arms: My funny valentine by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Pierre Michelot (Double Bass), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin),
Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Laurie Holloway (Keyboards)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
6. April in Paris by Vernon Duke
Performer:  Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Lennie Bush (Double Bass), David Snell (Harp),
Brian Lemmon (Piano), Jack Sewing (Double Bass), Marc Fosset (Guitar),
Martin Taylor (Guitar), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin)
Conductor:  Max Harris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
7. Skylark by Hoagy Carmichael
Performer:  David Snell (Harp), Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Laurie Holloway (Piano),
Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Martin Taylor (Guitar), John Etheridge (Guitar),
Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin)
Conductor:  Max Harris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
8. Autumn in New York by Vernon Duke
Performer:  Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Lennie Bush (Double Bass), David Snell (Harp),
Brian Lemmon (Piano), Jack Sewing (Double Bass), Marc Fosset (Guitar),
Martin Taylor (Guitar), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin)
Conductor:  Max Harris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
9. Anything Goes: I get a kick out of you by Cole Porter
Performer:  Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Denny Wright (Guitar), Ike Isaacs (Guitar),
Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Alan Clare (Piano), Max Harris (Piano),
Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin)
Conductor:  Max Harris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
10. The things we did last summer by Sammy Cahn
Performer:  Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Lennie Bush (Double Bass), David Snell (Harp),
Marc Fosset (Guitar), Brian Lemmon (Piano), Jack Sewing (Double Bass),
Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Martin Taylor (Guitar), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin)
Conductor:  Max Harris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
11. Girl Crazy: Embraceable you by George Gershwin
Performer:  Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Denny Wright (Guitar), Ike Isaacs (Guitar),
Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Alan Clare (Piano), Max Harris (Piano),
Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin)
Conductor:  Max Harris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
12. Babes in arms: The lady is a tramp by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Ken Baldock (Double Bass), Chris Karan (Drums), Tony Crombie (Drums),
Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Alan Clare (Piano),
Lennie Bush (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alan Clare Trio
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
13. Top Hat: Cheek to Cheek by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Tony Crombie (Drums), Alan Clare (Piano),
Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Chris Karan (Drums), Lennie Bush (Double Bass),
Ken Baldock (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alan Clare Trio
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
14. Swing Time: A Fine Romance by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Alan Clare (Piano), Tony Crombie (Drums),
Chris Karan (Drums), Ken Baldock (Double Bass), Lennie Bush (Double Bass),
Stéphane Grappelli (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alan Clare Trio
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
15. Laura by David Raksin
Performer:  Laurie Holloway (Piano), Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Martin Taylor (Guitar),
John Etheridge (Guitar), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin),
Ronnie Verrell (Drums), David Snell (Harp)
Conductor:  Max Harris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Max Harris 
16. Sweet Georgia Brown by Ben Bernie
Performer:  John Etheridge (Guitar), Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin),
Martin Taylor (Guitar), Laurie Holloway (Piano), Ronnie Verrell (Drums),
David Snell (Harp), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Max Harris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: This song was written in collaboration with Maceo Pinkhard and Ken Casey.
Arranged: Max Harris 

Sound Samples

Night and Day (1988 Digital Remaster)
Summertime (1988 Digital Remaster)
Autumn Leaves
I've got my love to keep me warm (arr. Max Harris)
My Funny Valentine (arr. Max Harris) (1999 Digital Remaster)
April in Paris
Skylark
Autumn in New York
I get a kick out of you (1988 Digital Remaster)
The things we did last summer
Embraceable You (1988 Digital Remaster)
The lady is a tramp (1999 Digital Remaster)
Cheek to Cheek (1999 Digital Remaster)
A Fine Romance (1999 Digital Remaster)
Laura
Sweet Georgia Brown

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