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Midnight On The Water / Mark O'connor


Release Date: 04/28/1998 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 62862   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benny ThomassonTraditionalMark O'ConnorJohn Stafford Smith
Performer:  Mark O'Connor
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Midnight on the Water/Bonaparte's Retreat by Benny Thomasson
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Luke Thomasson and incorporates the traditional tune "Bonaparte's Retreat."
Transcribed: Mark O'Connor 
2. Amazing Grace by Traditional
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
Notes: Transcribed: Mark O'Connor 
3. Fancy Stops and Goes by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
4. The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
Notes: Arranger: Mark O'Connor. 
5. The Cricket Dance by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
6. Caprice for Violin no 1 in A major by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
7. Improvisation no 1 "You'll know why I'm blue..." by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
8. Caprice for Violin no 2 in G minor by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
9. Follow the Scout by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Mandolin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
10. Caprice for Violin no 3 in A major by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
11. Improvisation no 2 "I move among the wagons and mares..." by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
12. Caprice for Violin no 4 in D major by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
13. Improvisation no 3 "Too long-gone now to flip back..." by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
14. Caprice for Violin no 5 in F major by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
15. River Out Back by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Mandocello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
16. Improvisation no 4 "We're in for one hell of a shower..." by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
17. Caprice for Violin no 6 in G major by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 
18. Flailing by Mark O'Connor
Performer:  Mark O'Connor (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO 

Sound Samples

The Cricket Dance (Instrumental)
Caprice No. 1 in A Major
Improvisation No. 1 : You'll know why I'm blue / You'll know the mystery of my blood / Bluegrass, blue note, blue origin (Instrumental)
Caprice No. 2 in G minor (Instrumental)
Follow the Scout (Instrumental)
Caprice No. 3 in A Major (Instrumental)
Improvisation No. 2: I move among the wagons and mares / And hold my head high like a man with folding money (Instrumental)
Caprice No. 4 in D Major (Instrumental)
Fancy Stops and Goes (Instrumental)
Improvisation No. 3: Too long-gone now to flip back, jack up or junk out / Too many ways to twist the dial / And own that deep Delta sound (Instrumental)
Caprice No. 5 in F Major (Instrumental)
River Out Back (Instrumental)
Improvisation No. 4: We're in for one hell of a shower / Float me dark on this celestial sea (Instrumental)
Caprice No. 6 in G Major
Flailing
The Star-Spangled Banner (Instrumental)
Medley
Amazing Grace

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