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James Galway - Celebrating 70: A Collection Of Personal Favorites

Release Date: 07/28/2009 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 742201   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiWolfgang Amadeus MozartFrançois Joseph GossecJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  James GalwayMarisa RoblesSarah CunninghamPhillip Moll,   ... 
Conductor:  James GalwayEduardo MataCharles GerhardtHenry Mancini,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti di ZagrebLondon Symphony OrchestraNational Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In celebration of his 70th birthday, James Galway selects for his fans a collection of his personal favorite songs – all on one CD for the first time. Consisting of 20 tracks and of over 70 minutes of music, these performances span his illustrious career and represent his entire catalogue. This new collection celebrates the career and depth of work of this legendary musician.

Flutist James Galway is internationally regarded as both a matchless interpreter of the classical repertoire and a consummate entertainer whose charismatic appeal crosses all musical boundaries. His unique sound, superb musicianship, and dazzling virtuosity have made him one of the most respected and sought after performing artists of our time. Through
Read more his albums, extensive touring and his numerous television appearances, he has endeared himself to millions worldwide.
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Works on This Recording

Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  James Galway
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti di Zagreb
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  James Galway (Flute), Marisa Robles (Harp)
Conductor:  Eduardo Mata
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Le camp de Grandpré: Tambourin in F by François Joseph Gossec
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Charles Gerhardt. 
Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in C major, BWV 1033: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sarah Cunningham (Bass Viola Da Gamba), James Galway (Flute), Phillip Moll (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Pink Panther: Theme by Henry Mancini
Performer:  James Galway (Flute), Henry Mancini (Piano)
Conductor:  Henry Mancini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USA 
Skylark by Hoagy Carmichael
Performer:  Cleo Laine (Voice), James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: John Dankworth. 
Carnival of Venice, Op. 77 by Giulio Briccialdi
Performer:  James Galway (Flute), Phillip Moll (Piano)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: James Galway; Charles Gerhardt. 
Vielles danses françaises (5): no 5, Le Basque by Marin Marais
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt,  Vincent Fanuele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Paris, France 
Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Traditional
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra,  The Chieftains
Written: Ireland 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Producers: Paddy Maloney; Ralph Mace.
Arrangers: James Galway; Paddy Maloney. 
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Andante and Rondo for 2 Flutes and Piano, Op. 25: 2nd movement, Allegretto con moto by Albert Franz Doppler
Performer:  Jeanne Galway (Flute), James Galway (Flute), Phillip Moll (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  James Galway (Flute), Christopher O'Riley (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Length: 9 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ralph Mace.
Arranger: James Galway.
Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
Sonata for Flute and Piano in D major, Op. 94: 2nd movement, Allegro by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  James Galway (Flute), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
The Civil War: Ashokan Farewell by Jay Ungar
Performer:  Frank Gallagher (Viola), David Downes (Concertina), Dave Bryant (Percussion),
Dave Bryant (Drums), Geraint Roberts (Guitar), David Cooke (Keyboards),
Brendan Monaghan (Drums), Phil Coulter (Piano), James Galway (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Producers: Frank Gallagher; Phil Coulter.
Arrangers: David Downes; Frank Gallagher; Phil Coulter. 
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Jörg Faerber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn,  Württemberg Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1738 - 1739). 
Song of the Seashore by Tamezo Narita
Performer:  Susumu Miyashita (Koto), James Galway (Flute), Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
Conductor:  Hiroyuki Iwaki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ralph Mace. 
Music from Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano: 1. Fugace by Claude Bolling
Performer:  Jorge Gomez (Piano), James Galway (Flute), Tebelio "Tony" Fonte (Bass Guitar),
Leandro Gonzales (Percussion), Hilario Bell (Drums)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1973 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Steve Epstein. 
La vie en rose by Louis Guglielmi
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Vincent Fanuele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Galway Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ralph Mace.
Arranger: William Brohn. 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro from Concerto, Op. 8, No. 1 in E "Spring"
II. Andantino from Concerto for Flute & Harp, K. 299 in C Major
II. Allegro from Sonata in C Major, BWV 1033
Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
The Pink Panther
Carnival of Venice, Op. 77
Danny Boy
The Flight of the Bumblebee from The Tale of Tsar Saltan
II. Allegretto con moto from Andante et Rondo, Op. 25 for Two Flutes and Piano
Prélude á l'après-midi d'un faune
II. Allegro from Sonata in D Major, Op. 94
Ashokan Farewell
I. Fugace from Music from Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano
Song of the Seashore (Hamabe No Uta)
VII. Badinerie from Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
La Vie En Rose

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