Frank's collection of old time music
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MALCOLM McEACHARN – BASSO SUPREMO
FBCD351/352
with Guests B.C. Hilliam, Frank McEacharn & Harold Williams.

CD No.1
1. YOU ALONG O’ ME [O’Reilly & Sanderson]; 2. ONLY AN OLD ROUGH DIAMOND [Trevor & Stroud]; 3. TIME TO GO – A Shanty Ballad [Weatherly & Sanderson]; 4 SITTIN’ THINKIN’ [The Old Shepherd’s Song] [Tempest & Fisher]; 5 .DRINKING [Trad.]; 6. DRINKING [Trad.] v.c. Frank McEachern; 7. MY OLD SHAKO {Barron & Trotere]; 8. THE WINDMILL [Longfellow & Nelson]; 9. AYLESBURY DUCKS {Barker & Harding]; 10. THE DRIVER OF THE 8.15 [Longstaffe] 11. AM A FRIAR OF ORDERS GREY [Reeve] 12. HONOUR and ARMS [Samson][Handel]; 13. ARM, ARM YE BRAVE [Judas Maccabacus] [Handel] 14. THE CHANGING OF THE GUARD [Hillam & McEachern]; 15, THE ROMAN ROAD [Hewlett & Henty]; 16. SONG OF THE VOLGA BOATMEN [Eng. Words, Buck, adapted Chalapine. Koenemann & Gasberg]; 17. THE MIGHTY DEEP [Jude] 18. LUCY LONG [Hilliam & Godfrey]; 19. MY GRANDFATHER’S CLOCK [Hilliam & Foote]; 20. OUT ON THE DEEP{Cowan & Lohr] 21. THE BELL RINGER [Oxenford & Wallace]; 22. THE HARMONIOUS BLACKSMITH [Handel & Hilliam] FLOTSAM & JETSAN. [aka B.C. Hilliam & Malcolm McEachern]; 23. MUST IT ALWAYS BE SO [Hilliam]; 24 ONLY A FEW OF US LEFT [Hilliam-McEachern]; 25 THEME SONG [Flotsam & Jetsam]; 26. POLONAISE IN THE MALL [Chopin, Flotsam & Jetsam] Total Playing Time 78.32

CD NO.2
1. THE MERRY PEASANT, Op.68, No.10 [Schumann & Hilliam]; 2. UP FROM SOMERSET [Weatherley & Sanderson]; 3. DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN, UP AMONG THE LIVE MEN; 4. ROCKED IN THE CRADLE OF THE DEEP [Willard & Knight, arr. Hilliam]; 5. DEVONSHIRE CREAM AND CIDER [Curzon & Sanderson]; 6. GENDARMES’ DUET [Genevieve De Brabant] [Offenbach & Farnie] with Harold Williams; 7. THE LORD IS A MAN OF WAR [Israel In Egypt] [Handel & Mendelssohn] with Harold Williams; 8. BEHOLD [Chu Chin Chow] [Norton & Asche]; 9. I AM CHU CHIN CHOW [Chu Chin Chow] [Norton & Asche]; 10. OLIVE OIL [Chu Chin Chow] [Norton & Asche]; 11. THE COBBLER’S SONG [Chu Chin Chow] [Norton & Asche]; 12. IN PRAISE OF ALE [Anon & Sharper] 13. GENTLEMEN, GOODNIGHT. [Lockton & Longstaff]; 14. I’M A ROAMER [Son and Stranger] [Mendelssohn]; 15. THE SONG OF THE HORN [Le Cor][Bingham & Flegier]; 16. O RUDDIER THAN THE CHERRY [Acis and Galatea]{Handel]; 17. DANNY DEEVIER [Kipling & Damrosch] with Chorus; 18. THE WITCH OF BOWDEN [Ogilvie & Smith]; 19. SPEED [Hillian & McEacharn]; 20. OLD STAY AT HOME [Hilliam & McEacharn]; 21. EXCELSIOR [c.1855 Michael William Balfe] w. Harold Williams FLOTSAM & JETSAM 22. IS HE AN AUSSIE, LIZZIE, IS ’E?; 22 HELLO MA! [Hilliam & McEacharn] Total Playing Time 70.31
THE MAGNIFICIENT VOICE OF WILLIAM WARFIELD
FBCD353

1. Ol’ Man River w. Chorus [ Kern – Hammerstein 11] [Film Show Boat ]; 2 Water Boy [Afro-American convict song, arr. Avery Robinson ]; 3. I Got Plenty Of Nuttin’ [George Gershwin- DuBose Heyward – Ira Gershwin] [from Porgy and Bess]; 4. Deep River [ Old Afro-American Melody arr. H.T.Burleigh]; 5. Long Time Ago [Old American Ballad]; 6. Blow Ye Winds [ Traditional Sea Chanty]; 7. Kleiner Hausalt [A Small Household] [Carl Loewe – Friedrich Ruckert ]; 8. Rio Grande [Trad. Sea Chanty]; 9. Bess, You Is My Woman Now [from Porgy & Bess ]; [George Gershwin; DuBose Heyward; Ira Gershwin] with Leontyne Price; 10. Ma Lindy Lou [Lily Strickland]; 11. The Golden Willow [Old American Ballad]; 12. Liederkreis Op.39 -1X – Wehmut][Robert Schumann]; 13. I Love You Porgy [from Porgy & Bess][George Gershwin; DuBose Heyward; Irsa Gershwin] with Leontyne Price; 14. Mobile Bay [Trad. Sea Chanty]; 15. Oh, Shenandoah [Trad. American folk song] – modified lyrics for this version by Tennessee Ernie Ford]; 16. Without A Song [from Great Day][Vincent Youmans; Ed Eliscu; Billy Rose]; 17. Jeannie With The Light Brown Hair [Stephen Foster]
NELSON NELSON & GALE SHERWOOD “Our Love”
FBCD354

1What Is This Thing Called Love? [Cole Porter]; 2. The Very Thought Of You [Noble]; 3. Alone Together [Schwartz/Dietz]; 4. Love And Marriage [Cahn/Van Heusen]; 5. The Tango We Love [Blue Tango] [Anderson/Parrish]; 6. I Concentrate On You [Cole Porter]; 7. Sweet And Lovely [Arnheim/Tobias/Lemare]; 8. Speak Low [Weill/Nash]; 9. I Only Have Eyes For You [Warren/Dubin]; 10 Isn’t It Romantic? [Rodgers/Hart]; 11. Wanting You [Romberg/Hammerstein 11]; 12. Dost Thou Love Me, Sister Ruth? [Parry]; 13. Love Me Tonight [Friml/Hooker]; 14. Till We Meet Again [Whiting/Egan]; 15. In The Still Of The Night [Cole Porter]; 16 Madam, Will You Walk? [The Keys Of Heaven] [Traditional]; 17. Where Is Your Heart? [Song from Moulin Rouge] [Auric/Engvick]; 18. While Hearts Are Singing [Straus/Grey] 19Reuben And Rachel [Gooch/Birch]; 20 The Road To Paradise [Romberg/Johnson Young]; 21. I Told Every Little Star [Kern/Hammerstein 11]; 22. People Will Say We’re In Love [Rodgers/Hammerstein 11]; 23. Silver Moon [Romberg/Donnelly]; 24 Why Do I Love You? [Kern/Hammerstein 11]; 25 Will You Remember? [Romberg/Donnelly]; 26. Ah! Sweet Mystery Of Life [Herbert/Johnson Young]; 27. Then You Will Know [Romberg/Hammerstein 11/Harbach]; 28. Romance/The Desert Song [Romberg/Hammerstein 11/Harbach] Total Time 78.31
NELSON EDDY – WHEN I HAVE SUNG MY SONGS FOR YOU
FBCD355/356

CD No.1
1. ‘ROSALIE’ medley 5.03; 2-5. Four Indian Love Lyrics Amy Woodforde-Finden - ‘Laurence Hope’ (pseudo. Adela Florence Nicholson) 2. PALE HANDS [Kashmiri Love Song]; 3. LESS THAN THE DUST; 4. TEMPLE BELLS; 5. TILL I.WAKE; 6. VALENCIA [Jose Padilla – Clifford Grey] ;7. THE OLD REFRAIN [Fritz Kreisler] ; 8. JUNE IS BUSTIN’ OUT ALL OVER [Rodgers –Ham’stein] ; 9. THE DUSTY ROAD [Leon & Otis Rene]; 10. ON THE ROAD TO MANDALAY [Oley Speaks]; 11. WITH A SONG IN MY HEART [Rodgers & Hart]; 12. SMILIN’ THRU [Arthur Penn]; 13. AT DAWNING [I Love You ][Cadman – Eberhart]; 14. Medley from opera ‘CARMEN ‘[Bizet] with Ilona Massey; 15. THY BEAMING EYES [MacDowell – Gardner]; 16. IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT –[Cole Porter]; 17. NEARER & NEARER [Friml – Heyman] ; 18. LOVE IS THE TIME [Friml –Heyman[; 19. A BROWN BIRD SINGING [Haydn Wood – R. Barrie]; 20. IT’S A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING [R. & Ham. 11]; 21.Opera sequence from 1943 film ‘PHANTOM of the OPERA‘; 22. BELIEVE ME IF ALL THOSE ENDEARING YOUNG CHARMS [Thomas Moore]; 23. TROUBADOUR’S SERENADE [Krumbein – Tripp ]; 24.I PASSED BY YOUR WINDOW [M.Brahe – H. Taylor] 25. BEYOND THE BLUE HORIZON [R.A.Whiting –L.Robin]; 26. THE MAGIC OF YOUR LOVE [Lehar – Clifford Grey] Total Playing Time 79.33
CD No.2
1 MARCH OF THE MUSKEETERS [“The Vagabond King”][Rudolph Friml – Brian Hooker]; 2. ISN’T THIS A NIGHT FOR LOVE ? [Burton –Jason]; 3. LADY OF SPAIN [Hargreaves, Evans, Damerell & Henry J. Tilsey]; 4. THE LOST CHORD [Sullivan – Proctor]; 5. TOWER OF BABEL [Jabber, Jabber ][McGimsey ] .6. SAILORMEN [Jacques Wolfe]; 7. THAT OLD DEVIL MOON [Harburg – Lane]; 8. THE WRECK OF THE JULIE PLANTE (Geoffrey-O'Hara]; 9. SHADRACK, MESHACK and ABEDNEGO [McGimsey]; 10. SHENANDOAH [Trad.]; 11. MA LINDY LOU [Strickland]; 12. THE SONG IS YOU [Kern – Hammerstein]; 13. ONLY A ROSE [Friml – Hooker]; 14. MORE THAN YOU KNOW [Youmans – Eliscu]; 15. WAGON WHEELS [DeRose – Hill]; 16. DRUMS IN MY HEART [Youmans – Heyman]; 17. OF THEE I SING [George & Ira Gershwin]; 18. HALLELUJAH! [Youmans]; 19. SLUMBER ON MY LITTLE GYPSY SWEETHEART, [Victor Herbert]; 20. GHOST RIDERS IN THE SKY [Stan Jones]; 21. WHEN I HAVE SUNG MY SONGS FOR YOU [Charles]; 22. DEAR OLD DONEGAL [Steve Graham] ; 23. SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE [Romberg –Kahn]; 24. TOMMY LAD! [E.J. Margetson]; 25. SEPTEMBER SONG [Weill – Anderson]; 26-32. Medley of songs from film ‘Knickerbocker Holiday’ Sung here by Nelson, Constance Dowling and chorus. 26. Opening 1.40; 27. There’s Nowhere To Go But Up; 28. Let’s Make Tomorrow Today Love Has Made It Such A Lovely Day; 30. One More Smile 2.22; 31. Sing Out 3.14; 32. Finale with Chorus 0.53 Total Running Time 79.53
A CAMARATA MIX
FBCD357/358

CD No.1
Camarata, His Orchestra & His Trombones. 1. ITS NOT UNUSUAL [Mills – Reed] Org. Recorded by Tom Jones]; 2. FOR YOUR LOVE [Gouldman] Org. Recorded by The Yardbirds; 3. I’LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER YOU [Springfeld] Org. Rec. The Seekers; 4. TICKET TO RIDE [Lennon – McCartney] Org. Recorded by The Beatles; 5. ALL DAY & ALL OF THE NIGHT [Davies] Org. Recorded by The Kinks; 6. [I Can’t Get No] SATISFACTION [Jagger –Richard] Org. Rec. The Rolling Stones; 7. SUNSHINE, LOLLIPOPS & RAINBOWS [Hamisch-Liebling]Org. Rec. by Leslie Gore 8. LITTLE THINGS [Goldsboro] Org. Recorded by Bobby Goldsboro; 9. [I Think I’m] GOING’ OUT OF MY HEAD [Randazzo – Weinstein] Org. Rec. by Little Anthony & The Imperials; 10. CAST YOUR FATE TO THE WIND [Guaraldi] Org. Recorded by Sounds Orchestral. 11. TIRED OF WAITING [Davies] Org. Recorded by The Kinks; 12. FERRY ‘CROSS THE MERSEY [Marsden] Org. Rec. by Gerry & The Pacemakers; 13. WHAT’S NEW PUSSYCAT? [David Bachrach] Org. Rec. by Tom Jones - The Camarata Strings; 14. IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT [Cole Porter]; 15. STELLA BY STARLIGHT [Victor Young – Ned Wash- ington]; 16. SLEEPY LAGOON [Eric Coates – Washington]; 17. SILHOUETTES [Leo Shuken]; 18. THE NIGHT IS YOUNG & YOU’RE SO BEAUTIFUL [Suesse – Rose- Kahal]; 19. STARS FELL ON ALABAMA [Perkins – Parish]; 20. JUNE IN JANUARY [Leo Robin – Ralph Rainger]; 21. SOFTLY IN A MORNING SUNRISE [Romberg – Hammerstein 11]; THE HAPPY WANDERER IN EUROPE – Music by Camarata = Gloria Wood Choir Choir Arrangements & Additional Lyrics by Clay Warnick FRANCE; 22 [A] THE HAPPY WANDERER [Rider – Moller] [B] MIDNIGHT IN PARIS [Conrad – Magidson]; IRELAND 23. [A] THE MOUNTAINS O’MOURNE [French – Collisson] [B] PHIL THE FLUTER’S BALL [French] SCOTLAND; 24 [A] A SKYE BOAT SONG [Over The Sea To Skye] [Trad. Herbridean Air – Add. Words & Music by J. Kennedy] [B] I’LL GO HOME WITH BONNIE JEAN [Lerner – Loewe] [C] BRIGADOON DANCE [Loewe] [D] THE HEATHER ON THE HILL [Lerner – Loewe]; 25. HOLLAND [A] THE HAPPY WANDERER [Rider – Moller]; [B] IN A LITTLE DUTCH KINDERGARTEN [Down By The Zuider Zee] [De Vos-Bryan-Rosenstock]
CD No,2
SWITZERLAND [C] CUCKOO WALTZ [Jonasson-Carter-Reichner] ITALY [A] FUNNICULI-FUNNICULA; [B] NIGHTS OF SPLENDOR [Neapolitan Nights] [Kerr –Zamecnik]; [C] I CADETTI DE GUASCOGNA [Adapted – We’ll Go A Long, Long Way Together] [Kennedy – Fragna]; 3. SPAIN [A] ROSITA [Stuart – Dupont] [O’Keefe – Haenschen] [B] LADY OF SPAIN [Reaves –Evans] THE ROMANTIC RACHMANINOFF – Camarata & The Kingsway Symphony; 4. Rhapsody On A Theme of Paganini, Op.43; 5. “The Silver Sleigh Bells” from “The Bells, Op.35. “ 6. Concerto No.2 in C Minor, Op.18 –Movement 1 [Excerpt]; 7. Prelude in G Minor, op.23, No. 5 [Militaire]; 8. Concerto No.2 in C Minor, Op.18 - Theme from Movement 11 [Excerpt]; 9. Prelude in C Sharp Minor, Op.33, No.12; 10 Scherzo from Symphony No.2 in E Minor, Op.27; 11. The Loud Alarm Bells [from The Bells Op.35] CAMARATA & HIS ORCHESTRA with REGINALD KELL, Clarinetist; 12. Debussy: Le Petit Berger; 13. Debussy: La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin; 14. Mourant: Blue Haze 15 Mourant: The Pied Piper; 16. Debussy: Reverie; 17. Debussy: La Plus que Lente; 17 G.H. Clutsam [1866-1951] arr. Hartley; Ma Curley Headed Baby with Leo Goossens [Oboe] & BBC Salon Orchestra cond. by Leslie Bridgewater
MARIO LANZA - A VOICE WITHOUT EQUAL Vol.1
FBCD359

[These Mario volumes are a special release by Lanza authorities Armando Cesari & Ted McGovern. Allowance must be made for source material]

VOLUME NO. 1
CD No.1
Private Recording April 1940 1 Pecche’ 1.40 Private recording December 1942 2. La Boheme: Marcello Finalmente (partial) 5.20 with Robert Weede, Baritone –Lois MC Mahon, soprano Private Recordings -1944 3 Andrea Chenier: Come Un Bel Di di Maggio 3.18 4 Tosca: E Lucevan le Stelle 2.28 5 Pagliacci: Vesti la Giubba 2.14 6 Andrea Chenier: Improvviso 4.40 7 Unknown Aria 0.46 RCA Test Recordings 1945 8 Mattinata 2.32 9 Pagliacci: Vesti la Giubba 2.42 Radio Broadcast 19 December 1945 10 Naughty Marietta: I’m Falling in Love with Someone 3.31 Radio Broadcast 24 October 1945 Selections from Tosca 11 Recondita Armonia 3.14 12 Act 1-Love Duet (abridged) 7.04 with Jean Tennyson, soprano 13 E Lucevan le Stelle 2.54 CBS Orchestra- Sylvan Levin ,conductor Radio Broadcast 7 November 1945 14 The House on the Top of the Hill 2.06 Radio Broadacst 14 November 1945 15 Otello: Gia Nella Notte Densa 9.01 With Jean Tennyson, soprano C BS Orchestra George Sebastian conductor Radio Broadcast 26 December 1945 Selection from In a Persian Garden 16 Ah Moon of My Delight 4.59 17 A Jug of Wine 2.08 With Frances Yeend soprano CBS Orchestra George Sebastian , conductor Radio Broadcast 23 January 1946 18 A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody 2.56 CBS Orchestra- Sylvan Levin ,conductor Radio Broadcast 20 February 1946 Selections from The Student Prince 19 Serenade 3.47 20 Golden Days 3.43 With Robert Weede, baritone 21 Deep in My Heart Dear 4.20 With Winifred Smith, soprano CBS Orchestra- Sylvan Levin ,conductor

CD2
Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles- 28 August 1947 1 Elisir D’Amore: Una Furtiva Lagrima 5:01 2 Andrea Chenier: Improvviso 4:51 3 Tosca: E lucevan le Stelle 3:24 4 La Traviata: Parigi o Cara * 5:19 5 Madama Butterfly: Love Duet * 6:25 6 La Boheme: O Soave Fanciulla * 3:49 *With Frances Yeend soprano Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra Eugene Ormandy,conductor MGM Test Recordings, 8 September 1947 7 La Boheme: Che Gelida Manina 3:54 8 Pagliacci: Vesti la Giubba 2:40 Andre Previn, pianist Massey Hall ,Toronto, Canada -5 March, 1948 Rigoletto: La Donna e Mobile 2:12 10 L’Arlesiana: Lamento di Federico 4:22 11 Pagliacci: Vesti la Giubba 3:14 Toronto Symphony Orchestra Paul Scherman, conductor New York NBC Studios 18 June 1948 12 La Boheme; Act IV excerpt (In English) 5.05 With Frances Yeend soprano , George London Bass-Baritone and two unidentified singers Herbert Grossman, pianist Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles -24 July 1948 13 Agnus Dei 4:13 14 Turandot: Nessun Dorma 3:46 Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra Miklos Rozsa, conductor Radio Broadcast 15 September 1948 15 Pagliacci: Vesti la Giubba 2:55 Radio Broadcast 22 September 1948 16 Eileen: Thine Alone 3:21 Radio Broadcast 25 November 1948 17 Cosi Cosa 2:39 MGM Studios 1 December 1948 18 Mamma Mia Che Vo Sape’2:13 Giacomo Spadoni, pianist MGM Studios 31 December 1948 19 One Love of Mine 2:41 With Kathryn Grayson soprano MGM Studio Orchestra Jose’ Iturbi, conductor Radio Broadcast 19 December 1948 20 The Lord’s Prayer 3.55
MARIO LANZA - A VOICE WITHOUT EQUAL Vol.2
FBCD360

CD 1
Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles 16 August 1949 1. Rigoletto: E Il Sol dell’Anima /Addio Addio With Mary Jane Smith, soprano Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, John Green, conductor 4.25 MGM Studios 7 December 1949 2. Carmen: La Fleur Que Tu M’avais Jetee 3:19 Jacob Gimpel, pianist MGM Studios28 August 1950 3. Rigoletto: E Il Sol dell’Anima 2:54 With Jarmila Novotna, soprano MGM Studio Orchestra, Peter Herman Adler, conducto r MGM Studios 9 August 1950 4. Because 2:13 MGM Studio Orchestra, Peter Herman Adler, conductor MGM Studios 7 August 1950 5. La Danza 1:35 Irving Aaronson, pianist MGM Studios 18 August 1950 6. Aida: O Terra Addio 3:02 With Dorothy Kirsten, soprano and Blanche Thebom, mezzo soprano MGM Studio Orchestra, Peter Herman Adler, conductor MGM Studios 22 August 1950 7. Rigoletto: Bella Figlia dell’Amore (partial) 0:44 With Blanche Thebom, mezzo soprano, Giuseppe Valdengo, baritone, and Olive May Beach, soprano 8. Marta: Finale 1:50 With Dorothy Kirsten, soprano, Nicola Moscona, bass, and Blanche Thebom, mezzo soprano MGM Studio Orchestra, Peter Herman Adler, conductor MGM Studios 19 August 1950 9. Aida; Celeste Aida 4:24 MGM Studio Orchestra, Peter Herman Adler, conductor MGM Studios 17 July 1950 10. Pagliacci: Vesti la Giubba 2:40 MGM Studio Orchestra, Peter Herman Adler, conductor MGM Studios 11 August 1950 11. Ave Maria (Bach- Gounod ) 2:36 With Jacqueline Allen, soprano, and St Luke’s Choristers. Wesley Tourtelotte, organist MGM Studios 23 August 1950 12. Lucia di Lamermoor : Sextet 3:28 With Dorothy Kirsten, soprano, Blanche Thebom, mezzo soprano, Giuseppe Valdengo, baritone, Nicola Moscona, bass, Gilbert Russell, tenor MGM Studio Orchestra, Peter Herman Adler, conductor MGM Studios 29 August 1950 13. Rigoletto: La Donna e Mobile 2:05 MGM Studio Orchestra, Peter Herman Adler, conductor MGM Studios 17 October 1950 14.Cavalleria Rusticana : Bada Santuzza (partial) 1:28 With Marina Koshetz, soprano MGM Studio Orchestra, John Green, conductor MGM Studios 22 August 1950 15. Il Trovatore: Miserere (partial) 1:06 With Lucine Amara,soprano MGM Studio Orchestra, Peter Herman Adler, conductor MGM Studios 9 August, 1950 16. Santa Lucia 1:48 MGM Studio Orchestra, Peter Herman Adler, conductor MGM Studios 7 August, 1950 17. Torna a Surriento 0:52 Irving Aaronson, pianist Radio Broadcast 19 November 1950 18. Pagliacci: Vesti la Giubba 3:37 19. Be My Love 3.01 NBC Orchestra, Frank Wirth, conductor MGM Studios 12 July, 1951 20. All The Things You Are 2:49 MGM Studio Orchestra, John Green, conductor MGM Studios 1 December, 1951 21. Because You’re Mine * 2:33 22. Because You’re Mine (reprise) * 1:58 * With Doretta Morrow,soprano MGM Studio Orchestra, John Green, conductor MGM Studios 30 October1951 23. Granada 3:04 MGM Studio Orchestra, John Green, conductor MGM Studios 2 August 1951 24. The Lord’s Prayer 3:09 MGM Studio Orchestra, John Green, conductor Wesley Tourtelotte, organist MGM Studios 10 November 1951 25. Cavalleria Rusticana: Addio alla madre 3:29 With Peggy Bonini, soprano, Kathryn Chapman, mezzo soprano MGM Studio Orchestra, John Green, conductor MGM Studios 24 November 1951 26. Rigoletto: Addio Addio 0:52 With Peggy Bonini, soprano MGM Studio Orchestra, John Green, conductor Radio Broadcast 5 December 1951 27. The Hills of Home 4.08 28. My Romance 3.41 NBC Orchestra, Ray Sinatra, conductor Radio Broadcast 24 December 1951 29. Silent Night 4:03 NBC Orchestra Ray Sinatra, conductor

CD 2
MGM Studios 28 July 1952 1. A Mighty Fortress 1.35 Wesley Tourtelotte, organist MGM Studios 29 July 1952 2. Summertime in Heidelberg 2:28 With Ann Blyth, soprano MGM Studio Orchestra, Constantine Callinicos, conductor MGM Studios 7 August 1952 3 Ergo Bibamus 1:06 Constantine Callinicos, pianist MGM Studios 12 August 1952 4. Deep In My Heart Dear 4:11 With Ann Blyth, soprano MGM Studio Orchestra, Constantine Callinicos, conductor MGM Studios 29 July 1952 5. Serenade 5:18 MGM Studio Orchestra, Constantine Callinicos, conductor (Track 1/5 are from The Student Prince) Home recordings1952 6. Tell Me Oh Blue Blue Sky 2:40 7. Andrea Chenier: Improvviso 4:53 8. Pagliacci: Un Tal Gioco 2:36 9. Madame Sans-Gene: Questa Bocca Tua (partial) 1.52 Constantine Callinicos, pianist Republic Studios Los Angeles 17 June 1953 10. Sadko: Song of India 4.02 Orchestra and chorus Constantine Callinicos, conductor CBS Live TV Broadcast 28 October 1954 11. Tosca: E Lucevan le Stelle 3:09 12. The Vagabond King: Someday 4:06 CBS Orchestra, Giacomo Spadoni, conductor Warner Bros Studios 11 July 1955 13. My Destiny 2.04 Jakob Gimpel, pianist Warner Bros Studios 13 July 1955 14. Tosca: Qual’Occhio al Mondo 1:15 Warner Bros orchestra, Ray Heindorf, conductor Warner Bros Studios 19 July 1955 15. Otello: Dio ti Giocondi 10:34 With Gloria Boh, soprano Warner Bros orchestra, Ray Heindorf, conductor Warner Bros Studios 19 July 1955 16. Turandot: Nessun Dorma 3.20 Warner Bros orchestra, Ray Heindorf, conductor Warner Bros Studios 18 August 1955 17. Ave Maria (Schubert) 2:47 Jakob Gimpel, pianist Warner Bros Studios 25 August 1955 18. Serenade 1.40 19. Serenade (alternate version) 1.41 Jakob Gimpel, pianist London Palladium 16 November 1957 20. Tosca: E Lucevan le Stelle 2:56 London Palladium orchestra, Constantine Callinicos, conductor Live TV Performanc , London 18 January, 1958 21. Naughty Marietta: I’m Falling in Love with Someone 2:34 Constantine Callinicos, pianist Rome Opera August 1958 22. Cosi’ Fan Tutte : E Voi Ridete 0:56 With two unidentified singers Rome Opera Orchestra, Constantine Callinicos, Conductor Cinecitta Studios Rome July 1959 23. The Vagabond King: Only a Rose 1.52 Ochestra conducted by Constantine Callinicos Cinecitta Studios Rome August 1959 24. Azuri's Dance 1.32 25. The Desert Song: One Flower in Your Garden 2:25 26. One Alone 3.31 Ochestra conducted by Constantine Callinicos (Track 24 -26 are from The Desert Song)
ROBERT MERRILL, Baritone
FBCD363

Tks. 1 -11 With Mormon Tabernacle Choir & Columbia Sym. Orch. 12-23 With Royal Philharmonic Orch. & Unnamed Chorus 24-27 With Firestone Hour Orchestra,
1 .OVER THERE [George M. Cohan] *; 2.THE CAISSONS GO ROLLING ALONG. [Lieut. Edmund L. Gruber of The Artillery Corps;] 3.TILL WE MEET AGAIN [Richard A. Whiting – Raymond B. Egan]; 4. MARCHING ALONG TOGETHER [Edward Pola – Franz Steininger]*; 5. YOU’RE A GRAND OLD FLAG [George M. Cohan]; 6.THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER [Waller Kent – Nat Burton]*; 7.THE YANKEE DODDLE BOY [George M. Cohan]*; 8.KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING [Ivor Novello – Leslue Guilbert Ford]; 9. THIS IS THE ARMY MR. JONES [Irving Berlin]; 10. IT’S A LONG LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY. [Jack Judge – Harry H. Williams]; 11.WHEN THE LIGHTS GO ON AGAIN [All Over The World][Eddie Seiler, SolMarcus & Bennie Benjamin}* with Robert Merrill; 12. WINTER WONDERLAND [Felix Bernard – Richard B. Smith]; 13. WHITE CHRISTMAS [Irvin Berlin]; 14. JOY TO THE WORLD [Isaac Watts]; 15. AN OLD FASHION CHRISTMAS; 16.SILENT NIGHT [Franz Xaver Gruber – Father Joseph Mohr]; 17. AVE Maria [Gounod]; 18.HOLIDAY – Orchestral; 19.CHRISTMAS SONG [Mel Torme – Robert Wells]; 20.HARK! THE HERALD ANGEL SINGS [Charles Wesley]; 21.BIRTHDAY PARTY; 22. I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS [Kim Gannon, Walter Kent & Buck Ram]; 23. OH! HOLY NIGHT [Adolph Adam]; 24. IF I SHOULD TELL YOU [Idabelle Firestone]; 25. SOME ENCHANTED EVENING [Richard Rodgers – Oscar Hammerstein 11]; 26. CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN w. Anna Moffo; 27. OKLAHOMA Total Playing Time 79.45
BERNARD MONSHIN AND HIS RIO TANGO BAND
FBCD364

1. EL NOVILLERO (Edward Rubach) 2.11; 2. CREPUSCULE (Eduard Bianco) 2.36; 3. MEXICAN CARNIVAL (Lionel Supran) 2.18; 4. BOLERO TRISTE (E. Ravasini) 2.25; 5. HEATHER ON THE PAMPAS (Sydney Del Monte) 1.48; 6. SPANISH HARLEM (Phil Spector) 1.47 7. MASQUERADE IN MADRID (Stefan Rogez) 2.20 8. JOSITA (Phil Green) 2.19; 9. I HAVE LOST MY HEART IN BUCHAREST(E.Mihaly) 1.52; 10. TANGO CABALLERO (E.Cassen) 2.44; 11. UNDER THE BRIDGES OF PARIS (Vincent Scotto) 2.02; 12.SWAY (Pablo Ruiz) 2.35; 13. SICILIA (Apollonio) 2.31; 14. PRIMERO (Malando) 2.08; 15.WINDOWS OF PARIS (Tony Osborne) 2.14; 16. TIPTOE TANGO (Eric Jupp) 2.43; 17.CARACAS (Antonio Alma); 2.03 18.LUNA ROSA (Vian) 2.27 19.FESTA VALESTA (Jose Mendoza) 2.51; 20.CONSUELA (John Logan) 2.16; 21.REVENGE (George Scott-Wood) 3.07; 22.ALCANTARA (Luis Suralaya) 2.14; 23.MOUNTAIN CARNIVAL (Geoff Love) 2.17; 24.MORNING GLORY (Wynford Reynold) 2.40; 25.FASCINATIN' TANGO (Bernard Monshin) 3.25; 26. I TALK TO THE TREES (Frederick Loewe) 3.00; 27.SPANISH VIOLINS (Helmut Zacharias) 2.50; 28.LADY OF SPAIN (Tolchard Evans) 2.08; 29.ANTONELLA (Stefan Rogez); 2.19; 30.POVERINO MIO (Gerald Crossman) 2.48; 31.RED SOMBRERO (Ronald Binge) 2.29; 32.LAVOONA (Maurice Arnold) 2.37 TOTAL PLAYING TIME 79.21
GEORGE BYRON - Special Delivery - Jerome Kern Rediscovered
FBCD365

1.I Have The Room Above Her [Show Boat - Film] [Oscar Hammerstein 11] 3.02; 2.Once In A Blue Moon [Stepping Stones] [Anne Caldwell] 2.57; 3.One Moment Alone [The Cat And The Fiddle] [Otto Harbach] 3.01; 4.She Didn’t Say Yes [The Cat And The Fiddle] [Otto Harbach] 2.23; 5. Go, Little Boat [Miss 1917] [P. G. Wodehouse] 2.32; 6. You Never Knew About Me [Oh, Boy!] [P. G. Wodehouse] 2.41; 7. More And More [Can’t Help Singing – Film] [E. Y. Harburg] 2.58; 8. The Sweetest Sight That I Have Seen [Oscar Hammerstein 11]*3.27; 9. Moon Song [Oh, Lady Lady!] [P. G. Wodehouse] 2.58; 10 Remind Me [One Night In The Tropics – Film] [Dorothy Fields] 4.24; 11. Up With The Lark [Centennial Summer - Film] [Leo Robin] 2.50; 12. Can I Forget You? [High, Wide And Handsome - Film] [Oscar Hammerstein 11] 3.23; 13. Nice To Be Near [Dorothy Fields]* 3.19; 14. The Siren’s Song [Leave It To Jane] [P. G. Wodehouse] 4.23 15. How’d You Like To Spoon With Me? [The Earl And The Girl] [Edward Laska] 1.55; 16. Poor Pierrot [The Cat And The Fiddle] [Otto Harbach] 2.45; 17. Two Hearts Together [Cut from Centennial Summer – Film] [Johnny Mercer] 3.00; 18. The Touch Of Your Hand [Roberta] [Otto Harbach] 3.53; 19. Introduce Me [Dorothy Fields]* 3.33; 20. Long Ago And Far Away [Cover Girl - Film] [Ira Gershwin] 3.23; 21. Let’s Begin [Roberta] [Otto Harbach] 3.02; 22. The Folks Who Live On The Hill [High, Wide And Handsome - Film] [Oscar Hammerstein 11] 4.49; 23. You Couldn’t Be Cuter [Joy Of Living – Film] [Dorothy Fields] 3.57; 24. April Fooled Me [Dorothy Fields]* 4.26 Total timing: 79.46 *Denotes premiere recording. Tracks 1 – 6: Piano accompaniment by Bobby Tucker Tracks 7 – 11: Piano accompaniment by William Roy; Tracks 13 – 24: Arranger, conductor, pianist - André Previn, who also plays the piano interludes between each song.
BLANCHE THEBOM IN OPERA & SONG
FBCD366

01. Mother Macree [Young - Olcott - Ball]; 2. Love Me and the World Is Mine [Reed - Ball]; 3. I’ll Forget You [Burns - Ball] 3.04; 4. Dear Little Boy of Mine [Brennan - Ball]; 5. Three Songs = a. The Star [Rogers] b .Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be? [Trad.] c. Think On Me [Scott]; 6. Brahms-Two Songs = a. Lullaby b. Der Schmeid[ Op. 19, No. 4]; 7. A Dream [Op. 48] [Grieg]; 8. Solvejg’s Song [Peer Gynt] [Grieg]; 9. L’aborrita rivale…Già i sacerdoti [Aida] [Verdi] [w. Kurt Baum] MET Opera, Cleva, cond.Dec. 31, 1955; 10. O Don fatale [Don Carlos] [Verdi]; 11. Mon Coeur [Samson et Dalila] [Saint-Saëns]; 12. Ne pas refuse [Herodiade] [Massenet]; 13. Si mes vers avaient des aisles [Hahn]; 14. I Could Have Danced All Night [My Fair Lady] [Lerner - Loewe]; 15. My Heart Stood Still [A Connecticut Yankee] [Rodgers - Hart]; 16. When I Hear the Gypsy Music [Countess Maritza] [Kalman] w. Gordon MacRae, dialogue, Railroad Hour March 31, 1952; 17. Play Gypsies, Dance Gypsies [Countess Maritza] [Kalman] w. Gordon MacRae, Railroad Hour March 31, 1952; 18. Why Do I Love You? [Show Boat] [Jerome Kern – Oscar Hammerstein 11] w. James Melton; 19. Homing [Salmon-Del Riego] [L.S.O. – Braithwaite]; 20. La ci darem la mano [Don Giovanni] [Mozart] w. Ezio Pinza; 21. Bosom Buddies [Mame ] [Jerry Herman] w. Eleanor Steber; Biltcliffe, acc.
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