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Highlights From Musicals & Operettas


Release Date: 08/18/2009 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 35992  
Composer:  Lionel MoncktonSigmund RombergRudolf FrimlJerome Kern,   ... 
Performer:  Edmund HockridgeEdwin SteffeDorothy DorowDavid Hughes,   ... 
Conductor:  Gilbert VinterMichael CollinsJan CervenkaJohnny Douglas,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gilbert Vinter OrchestraMichael Collins OrchestraRita Williams Singers,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. The Arcadians: Overture by Lionel Monckton
Conductor:  Gilbert Vinter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gilbert Vinter Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; England 
2. The Desert Song: Riff Song by Sigmund Romberg
Performer:  Edmund Hockridge (Singer)
Conductor:  Michael Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michael Collins Orchestra,  Rita Williams Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
3. The Vagabond King: Only a rose by Rudolf Friml
Performer:  Edwin Steffe (Voice), Dorothy Dorow (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jan Cervenka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
4. Rose Marie: Rose Marie by Rudolf Friml
Performer:  David Hughes (Tenor)
Conductor:  Johnny Douglas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Johnny Douglas Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
5. Student Prince: Student Life by Sigmund Romberg
Performer:  William McCue (Voice), Christopher Keyte (Bass), John Wakefield (Tenor),
Robert Bowman (Tenor), Barbara Elsy (Singer)
Conductor:  John Hollingsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia of London Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
6. Show Boat: Make believe by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Don McKay (Voice), Marlys Watters (Voice)
Conductor:  Michael Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michael Collins Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
7. Porgy and Bess: I got plenty o' nuttin' by George Gershwin
Performer:  Lawrence Winters (Baritone), Barbara Elsy (Singer)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New World Show Orchestra
Written: 1935 
8. Carmen Jones: Dere's a café on de corner by Oscar Hammerstein II
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New World Show Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
9. Lilac Time: Hark, hark! the lark by George H. Clutsam
Performer:  Kenneth Tudor (Singer), Barry Kent (Singer), Thomas Round (Tenor),
John Cameron (Baritone), Eric Wilson-Hyde (Baritone)
Conductor:  Michael Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michael Collins Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
10. Walzer aus Wien: You are my songs by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  John Lawrenson (Baritone), June Bronhill (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michael Collins Orchestra,  Rita Williams Singers
11. Song of Norway: Freddy and his fiddle by George Forrest
Performer:  Geoffrey Webb (Singer)
Conductor:  Michael Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michael Collins Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
12. The Merry Widow: Jogging in a one-horse gig by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Jeremy Brett (Tenor), June Bronhill (Soprano)
Conductor:  Vilem Tausky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vilem Tausky Orchestra
13. Im weissen Rössl: Goodbye by Robert Stolz
Performer:  David Croft (Voice)
Conductor:  Johnny Douglas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mike Sammes Singers,  20th Century Symphony Orchestra
14. Ein Walzertraum: The Ladies' Band by Oscar Straus
Conductor:  Michael Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michael Collins Orchestra,  Rita Williams Singers
15. The Arcadians: All down Piccadilly by Lionel Monckton
Performer:  Robert Bowman (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gilbert Vinter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nigel Brooks Chorale,  Gilbert Vinter Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; England 
16. Chu Chin Chow: Any time's kissing time by Frederic Norton
Performer:  Julie Bryan (Voice), Inia Te Wiata (Bass)
Conductor:  Michael Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michael Collins Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; England 
17. The Maid of the Mountains: Dirty work by Harold Fraser-Simson
Performer:  Jimmy Edwards (Voice), Jimmy Thompson (Voice)
Conductor:  Derek Taverner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
18. Bitter Sweet: Dear Little Café by Noel Coward
Performer:  Neville Jason (Tenor), June Bronhill (Soprano)
Conductor:  Johnny Douglas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Johnny Douglas Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; England 
19. Words and Music: Mad Dogs and Englishmen by Noel Coward
Performer:  Kenneth Williams (Voice)
Conductor:  Brian Fahey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brian Fahey Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; England 
20. Dancing Years: Waltz of my heart by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Anne Rogers (Voice)
Conductor:  Geoff Love
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; England 
21. Perchance to Dream: We'll gather lilacs by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Moira Anderson (Voice)
Conductor:  Robin Stapleton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robin Stapleton Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
22. Mikado: The sun whose rays are all ablaze by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 

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