Frank's collection of old time music
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Rare Songs from Rare Operettas
FBCD475/476

CD 1:
Der Fremdenführer [The Foreign Leader] [Ziehrer]
01. Die schönsten Madl'n lebeb in Wien [The most beautiful lass lives
      in Vienna] - Melanie Holliday                                                                             2.57
02. Liebe, schöne alte Donaustadt [Love, beautiful old Donostia]
      - Mirjana Irosch, Max Schönherr                                                                        5.21
03. Ja, beim Militär ist das Leben schwer... [Yes, military life is difficult...]
      Liebe, s'ist die Liebe [Love, it is love]  - Wolfgang Anheisser                                  2.39
04. O Wien [Oh Vienna] - Elizabeth Schumann                                                          3.10

Der Göttergatte [The Divine Husband] [Lehar]

05. Ich liebe Dich [I love you] - Marcel Wittrisch                                                        3.02
06. Was ich längst enträumt [What I have long dreamed of] - Frank Völker                 3.02
07. Weine nicht [Don't cry] - Adolf Dollapozza                                                           2.20          
Die tanzende Helena [The Dancing Helena] [Richartz]
08. Mit verliebten Augen geseh'n [Seen with loving eyes] - Lisolette Maikl                  2.32
09. Ich bin in einen Mund verliebt [I'm in love with a mouth] - Karl Terkel                   2.44

Im Reich des Indra [In the Realm of Indra] [Lincke]
10. Heimlich still und leise [Secretly still and quiet]                                                   
      - Erica Koth, Ursula Reichart, Gisele Litz                                                              3.06
11. Es gibt im Volkes Munde... [In people's mouths...] Es war einmal
       [Once upon a time] - Rudolf Schock                                                                   2.47

Die Kaiserin [The Empress][Fall]
12. Was ich Will, das will ich richtig [What I want, I want it right]
       - Lucia Popp, Harry Friedauer                                                                             4.28
13. Du, mein Schönbrunn [You, my Schönbrunn] - Ingeborg Hallstein, Chorus              4.50
14. Mir hat haute Nacht von ein' Tanzerl geträumt... [I was dreaming of a night
      of dancing...] Da tanzen Schritt für Schritt [Since dancing step by step]
      - Lucia Popp, Harry Friedauer                                                                             4.49

Balkanliebe [Balkan Love][Kattnig]
15.  Leise erklingen Glocken vom Campanile [The gentle bells of  Campanile]
       - Rudolf Schock                                                                                                3.12
16.  Einmal leuchtet die Sonne [Once the sun shines] - Melitta Muszely, Rudolf Shock   2.09
17.  Heimat, mit der Seele gruss ich dich [Home, with the soul I greet you]
      - Heinz Hoppe                                                                                                  2.49
18. Aus des Meeres blauen Wogen [The sea's blue waves] - Margitt Schramm             2.26
19. Hurra! Uns Sieger und Held ist da.... [Hooray! The victor and hero is here...]
       Ohne Frauen gibt keinen Sonnenschein [Without women there is no sunshine]
      - Chorus, Rudolf Shock                                                                                      2.04
20. Tarantella - Orchestra                                                                                       1.23
21. Wenn sich zwei Menschenherzen [When two human hearts]
       - Rudolf Schock, Margitt Schramm                                                                     3.53

Der fidele Bauer [The Merry Farmer] [Fall]
22. Heinerle, Heinerle, hab' kein Geld [Heinerle, Heinerle, have no money]
      -  Franz Schier, Boy (unnamed)                                                                           2.44
23.  Kleinen Kindern... [Little children...] O frag mich nicht, mein susser Schatz
      [O, do not ask me, my sweet darling] - Fritz Wünderlich                                       3.12
24.  Ist man auch ein Bauer, Bauer, Bauer (Bauernmarsch) [One is also a farmer,
      farmer, farmer] - Peter Kraus, Rudolf Bautz, Willy Hoffman                                  1.50

Der Favorit [The Favorite] [Stolz]

25. Du sollst der Kaiser meiner Seele sein [You shall be the Emperor of my soul]
      - Lucia Popp                                                                                                     4.20

Total time: 78.23

CD 2:
Monika [Monica][Dostal]
01. War's auch nur ein Traum [Was it only a dream?] - Margitt Schramm                    3.27
02. Ein Walzer zu zweien [A waltz for two] - Rudolf Schock and Erica Koth                   4.10
03. Ich bin immer dein [I am always yours] - Rudolf Schock                                        3.38
04. Heimatland, dein gedenk ich immerdar [Homeland, I always remember you]
       - Margitt Schramm                                                                                           3.27

Tanz ins Glück [The Dance to Happiness] [Stolz]
05. Guter Mond, schau uns nich zu [Good moon, do not look at us]
      - Monika Dahlbeg, Harry Friedauer                                                                     3.20
06. Ich liebe nure eine [I love only you] - Harry Friedauer, Dagmar Koller                     2.36
07. Hallo, du süsse Klingelfee [Hello, you cute bell fairy] - Harry Friedauer                   1.52
08. Inmal im Mai [Once in May] - Rudolf Schock, Margitt Schramm                             3.13

Das Lied der Liebe [The Song of Love] [Strauss11/arranged by Korngold]
09. Du bist meine Träume [You are my dream] - Marcel Wittrisch                               3.10
10. Da rauscht und plauscht der Wiener Wald [The Vienna Woods rustles and listens]
      - Richard Tauber                                                                                               4.06
11. Geliebte Frau sei mein entstand [Beloved woman be mine]
- Anny Ahlers and Marcel Wittrisch                                                                     3.11
12. Die eine Frau [The one woman] - Charles Kullman                                                2.34
13. Man glaubt so gerne an Frauenlieb' und Glück [It is so easy to believe in
woman's love and happiness] - Richard Tauber                                                   2.57

Cagliostro in Wien [Cagliostro in Vienna] [Strauss 11]
14. O Wunder der Liebe [O wonder of love] - Anny Schlemm                                     3.49
15. Der Rose erblüht, wenn Sonne sie kusst [The rose blooms when the sun kisses her]
      - Rudolf Schock                                                                                                 3.34
16. Soll ich denn nie in den Armen dich halten? [Shall I never hold you in my arms?]
       - Amy Schlemm, Heinze Hoppe                                                                         3.38
17. Wer mir das je gesagt...[Whoever told me...] Mein Herz so stürmisch schlägt
      [My heart beats so stormily] - Anneliese Rothenberger                                        3.56
18. Könnt' ich mit Ihnen fliegen durchs Leben [I could fly with you through life]
      - Edita Gruberova, Anton Dermota                                                                     4.42

Die Frau im Spiegel [The Woman in the Mirror] [Meisel]
19. Tausend rote Rosen Blühn [Thousands of red roses] - Walter Ludwig                     2.54
20. Ein Walzer für dich [A waltz for you] - Rudolf Schock, Chorus                                3.10
21. Das Lied der Liebe [The Song of Love] - Rudolf Schock, Margitt Schramm               3.43
22. Erika, brauchst du nicht einen Freund [Erica, you don't need a friend]
      - Fred Bertelmann                                                                                            2.38

Indigo und die vierzig Räuber [Indigo and the forty thieves] [Strauss 11]
23. Ein lust'ger Rat au sein...[A pleasure to be...] Liebchen, auch, wie hab' ich dich
      so gern [Sweetheart, I, too, like you so much] - Wolfgang Anheisser                      2.31
24. Lasst frie nun erschallen [Let it sound now]  - Margit Schramm                             2.47

Total Time: 79.16
IAN WALLACE - A Celebration

FBCD477

01.    Rose of Tralee [Arr. Keith Swallow]                                                                  2.46
02.    Lazin' [Tovey - Brunette]                                                                                 1.38
03.    Roses of Picardy [Wood - Weatherby]                                                              3.28
04.    Long Ago in Alcala [Arr. Keith Swallow]                                                            2.51
05.    Silent Worship [Arr. Keith Swallow]                                                                 2.16
06.    O, Mistress Mine [Quilter - Shakespeare]                                                         1.30
07.    The Elephant Song [Flanders - Swann]                                                             2.39
08.    Love is a Very Light Thing [Fanny] [Rome]                                                        2.07
09.    Welcome Home [Fanny] [Rome]                                                                     2.49
10.     When a Woman Smiles [4 to the Bar] [Ellis]                                                      3.02
11.    Margate 1940 [Swann - Betjeman]                                                                  3.54
12.    Laird of Cockpen [Arr. Keith Swallow]                                                              2.26
13.    Limehouse Reach [Head- Smith]                                                                      1.56
14.    Sweethearts and Wives [Smith - Head]                                                            2.31
15.     Cobbler's Song [Chu Chin Chow] [Norton - Asche]                                             2.58
16.    Who is Sylvia [Schubert - Shakespeare] [Arr. Keith Swallow]                              2.47
17.    Armadillo [Flanders - Swann]                                                                          3.25
18.    Mud (The Hippopotamus Song) [Flanders - Swann]                                           3.15
19.     Ill Wind [Flanders - Swann]                                                                             3.24
20.     Bonny Mary of Argyll [Arr. Keith Swallow]                                                        2.54
21.    I'll Walk Beside You [Murray - Lockton]                                                            2.18
22.    For You Alone [Arr. Keith Swallow]                                                                  1.52
23.    Moon River [Film: Breakfast at Tiffany's] [Mancini - Mercer]                              2.46
24.     This is My Lovely Day [Bless the Bride] [Ellis - Herbert]                                       1.52
25.    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes [Roberta] [Kern - Harbach]                                         2.26
26.    Tit Willow [The Mikado] [Sullivan - Gilbert]                                                      2.19
27.    The Very Thought of You [Noble]                                                                    1.45
28.    The Spanish Lady [Arr. Herbert Hughes]                                                           1.52
29.    September Song [Knickerbocker Holiday] [Weill - Anderson]                              3.22
30.    Reverie [Thwaites - James]                                                                             1.52

Total Time: 77.16
GEMS FROM LESSER-KNOWN OPERETTAS, Vol. 3
The Music of Robert Stol
FBCD478/479

CD 1:

Frühjahrsparade [Music by Robert Stolz,  libretto by Ernst Marishschka, Ernst Neubach and Hugo Wiener]

01. Vorspiel - Orchestra                                                                                          1.46
02. Riesenrad und Grottenbahn - Chorus                                                                  3.19
03. Wiener Klänge, Wiener Luft...Wenn die Vöglein musizieren -
      Guggi Lowenger, Chorus                                                                                    1.56
04. Joy, Maman! Ich glaub' mein Herz zerspringt  - Guggi Lowenger, Chorus                1.52
05. Oft genügt ein Gläschen Sekt - Mimi Coertse, Peter Minich                                  4.19
06. Wien wird bei Nacht erst schön - Mimi Coertse                                                   3.25
07. Ich freu' mich wenn die Sonne lacht - Guggi Lowenger                                         2.23
08. Wenn sich zwei, wie wir, gegenüberstehn - Guggi Lowenger, Eric Kuchar               4.32
09. Ich sing' mein Lied heut' nur für Dich! - Mimi Coertse, Peter Minich                      2.29
10. Ja, wir armen Soldaten...Jung san ma, fesch san ma! - Male Chorus                       3.41
11. Im Frühling, im Mondschein, in Grinzing in Wien - Guggi Lowenger                       3.15
12. Singend, klingend ruft Dich das Glück - Guggi Lowenger, Eric Kuchar,
      Ensemble                                                                                                         3.26
13. Wenn sich zwei, wie wir, gegenüberstehn (Reprise) - Eric Kuchar,
Guggi Lowenger                                                                                               1.07
14. Du bist mein ganzes Dasein - Mimi Coertse, Peter Minich                                     3.13
15. Duett, Kaiser und Marika - Fred Liewehr, Guggi Lowenger                                    2.47
16. Heute geht's los...Frühjahrsparad' ist heut - Chorus                                             1.53
17. Finale: Singend, klingend ruft Dich das Glück - Ensemble                                      0.53
The Orchestra and Chorus of the Wiener Volksoper, Conductor: Robert Stolz
From Ariola LP 2000 096-365

Himmelblaue Träume [Music by Robert Stolz, libretto by Robert Gilbert]
18. Hochzeit am Bodensee - Rosi Rohr, Chorus                                                         2.57
19. Schenk mir dein Herz heute Nacht - Rudolf Schock                                              3.11
20.  Fischerin vom Bodensee - Helga Wisniewska, Ferry Gruber                                   4.01
21. Himmelblaue Träume - Erika Koth, Rudolf Schock                                                3.30
22. Kamerad, lass uns ein wenig singen - Male Chorus                                               2.07
23.  An so einem Tag wie heute - Margit Schramm                                                     3.20
24. Jedes kleine Mädel hat eine Lieblingsmelodie - Monika Dahlberg, Harry Friedauer 2.26
25. Auf der Heide blüh'n die letzten Rosen - Rudolf Schock                                        5.02
26. Ich mocht' einmal weider verliebt - Margitt Schramm                                          3.09
27. Wenn du kommst nach Budapest - Helga Wisniewska, Ferry Gruber                      4.42
28. Servus! Servus, sagt man in Österreich - Margitt Schramm, Ferry Gruber, Chorus   0.52
Der Berliner Symphoniker und der Günther-Arndt-Chor, Conductor: Robert Stolz
From Ariola LP 89 891 IE
Total Time: 79.29

CD 2:

Wenn die klienen Veilchen blühen [Music by Robert Stolz, libretto by Bruno Hardt-Walden]

01. Einleitung...In Bacharach am Rhein - Orchestra and chorus                                   1.38
02. Ich wünsche mir ein Häuschen - Ferry Gruber, Hedy Fassler                                  3.08
03. Ich hab ein Mädel gern - Rudolf Shock, Chorus                                                     2.40
04. Servus, du gute alte Zeit - Hedy Fassler, Ferry Gruber                                           2.09
05. Du, du, du schliess deine Augen zu - Rudolf Schock, Melitta Muszely                     4.25
06. Zu dir zieht es mich so magisch hin - Mellita Muszely, Hedy Fassler                       1.33
07. Kind, weine nicht - Rudolf Schock, Melitta Muszely                                              2.57
08. Im Casino, da steht ein Pianino - Ferry Gruber, Hedy Fassler                                 1.28
09. Der Herrgott schrieb: Oh Habt euch lieb - Melitta Muszely                                   1.52
10. Wenn die kleinen Veilchen blühen - Rudolf Shock, Melitta Muszely                       3.55
The Orchestra and Chorus of the Wiener Volksoper, Conductor: Robert Stolz
From Eurodisc LP 73 279 IE B
Zwie Herzen im Dreivierteltakt also known as Die verlorene Walzer [Music by Robert Stolz, libretto by Paul Knepler, Ignaz Michael Welleminsky
and Robert Gilbert]

 

11. Einleitung...Das ist der Schmerz beim ersten Kuss...Liebe vergeht,
      Liebe Verweht - Melitta Muszely, Rudolf Schock                                                  2.52
12. Meine kleiene Schwester Heisst Hedy - Ferry Gruber, Adolf Dallapoza                   1.05
13. Das ist kein Zufall, dass das Glück in Wien wohnt - Ferry Gruber                           3.01
14.  Jung sein wie Du...Wenn eine achtzehn ist - Renate Holm                                     2.53
15. Blieb bier mir, mein Märchen!...Du biste meine schönste Träumerei
      - Melitta Muszely, Rudolf Schock                                                                        2.18
16. Grüss die Fräulein Braut von mir -  Ferry Gruber, Adolf Dallapoza                          1.23
17.  Heute besuch ich mein Glück - Renate Holm                                                       2.37
18. Wenn man zweimal leben konnte! - Renate Holm, Ferry Gruber, Adolf Dallapoza   2.17
19. Es war sehr schöne, man hat geweint, man hat gelacht! - Melitta Muszely             2.34
20. Zwei Herzen im Dreivierteltakt - Renate Holm, Rudolf Schock                               2.18
The Orchestra and Chorus of the Wiener Volksoper, Conductor: Robert Stolz
From Eurodisc LP 73 279 IE A
Venus in Seide [Music by Robert Stolz, libretto by Alfred Grünewald und Ludwig Herzer]
21. Introduktion...Wenn der Zigeuner spielt - Chorus                                                 2.45
22. Fern im schönen Polenland...Spiel auf deiner Geige - Margitt Schramm, Chorus     2.38
23. Lasst uns die wissebden Karten befragen...Ein wie Du war immer mein Traum -
      Rudolf Schock                                                                                                  2.40
24. Fräulein, ach Fräulein - Lisolette Schmidt, Ferry Gruber                                        2.21
25. Wie herrich, wie herrich, ein Räber zu sein - Rudolf Schock                                   2.33
26.  Strahlend stehst du vor mir...Venus in Seide - Margitt Schramm, Rudolf Schock      3.00  
27. O mia bella Napoli - Rudolf Schock                                                                     2.53
28. Gold, Juweien schenk' ich dir...Nur für Dich, nur für Dich schälgt mein
      Herz allein - Rudolf Schock, Margitt Schramm                                                     4.13
29. Erst hab' ich ihr Komplimente gemacht...Augen, irh rätselhaften Augen
      - Rudolf Shock                                                                                                  3.47
30. Spiel mit mire uaf der lienen, goldnen Mandoline - Ferry Gruber,
      Lisolette Schmidt                                                                                              1.52
31. Solang' es Fraeuen gibt, solang' gibt Liebe - Rudolf Schock, Chorus                        1.47
Der Berliner Symphoniker und der Günther-Arndt-Chor, Conductor: Robert Stolz
FromAriola LP 89 872 IE

Total Time: 79.49
Operetta Medleys, Volume 1
FBCD480

Note:  In each case I have supplied all the information I have been able to discover.

CD 1:

01. Schwarzwaldmädel [Jessel]                                                                                14.57
      Erika Koth, Rudolf Schock, Hermann Prey, Chor und FFB-Orchester, Cond.:
      Werner Schmidt-Boelcke

Introduktion/O sancta Cecillia/Wir sind auf der Walz'/Schöner Schatten, du entschwindest/Ei, du lieber Schatten, tanz doch mit mir/O
Bli-Bla-Blasius/Locende Augen/Wenn de Sonn' am Himmel lacht/Mädle aus dem schwarzen wald/Anna, Betti, Cilli and Dorett'/Malwine,
ach Malwine/Alle werden sie sich drehen/Jede Spätzin find't ihr Spätzle/Erklingen zum Tanze die Giegen
Electrola Gesellschaft m.b.H. ‎– 1 C 047-28 13212" LP, Side A, (Recorded on 1.10.1959 in Berlin-Zehlendorf)
 
02. Der Obersteiger [Zeller]                                                                                     7.36
Rosemarie Moogk, Walter Anton Dotzer, Rudolf Scherfling, Der Müller-Grassmann Chor, Das FFB-Orchester, Cond.: Simon Krapp

Medley:  Einleitung/Blonde Mädchen sind mein Fall/Möchtest du einmal recht glücklich sein/Wo war sie, die Müllerin/Sei nicht bös,
es kann ja nicht sein/Wir sind wie Schwalben, frank und frei (Probably on the Ariola label, though I can't find any details)

03. Wiener Blut [Strauss 11]                                                                                    8.20
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Rupert Glawitsch, Chorus & Orchester des Deutschen Opernhauses, Berlin. Cond.: Walter Lutze
Telefunken E3099, Matrix Nr. 025113/4 78rpm, 1940

04. Kaiserin Josephine [Kálmán]         14.17
Anneliese Rothenberger, Rupert Glawitsch, Hamburg Radio Orchestra, Cond.: Wilhelm Stephan 
(No recording details)

05. Im weißen Rößl [Benatzky/Stolz/Gilbert/Granichstaedten]                                   7.34
Maria Jungwirth, Max Lichtegg, Stadtorchester Chor , Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Cond.: Victor Reimshagen 

Medley: Im Salzkammergut/Es muss was Wunderbares sein/Die ganze Welt ist himmelblau/Aber meine Herrschaften/Was
kann der Sigismund dafür/Mein Liebeslied muss ein Walzer sein/Zuschaun kann i net/Im weissen Rösl am Wolfgangsee
      Elite Special / Zebralution (no number), date unknown
     
     
06. Viktoria und ihr Husar [Abraham]                                                                       14.02
      Astrid Brack/Christine Görner/Elfie Mayerhofer/Willi Hofmann/Kurt Wehofschitz/
Der Bernd-Hansen-Chor/Ein großes Operetten-Orchester, Cond.: Horst Kudritzki

Medley:  Ja, so ein Mädel, ungarisches Mädel/ Nur ein Mädel gibt es auf der Welt/Rote Orchideen/Wir singen do, do, do/
Reich' mir zum Abschied noch einmal die Hände / Ping-Pong-Lied/Ungarland/Du bist der Stern meiner Nächte/Meine Mama
war aus Yokohama/ Pardon, Madama/Mausi, süß warst du heute nacht/Honved Banda
      Die Volksplatte ‎– SMVP 6067 12" LP, Side B, 1966

07. Das Dreimäderlhaus [Schubert, arr. Heinrich Berté]                                             13.02
Herta Talmar, Karl Terkel, Kurt Preger, Kieth Engen, Erni Bieler, Rudi Kreuzberger, Grete Anreitz, Das Grosee Wiener Rundfunkorchester,
Cond.: Max Schönherr

Es soll der Frühling mir kïnden/Spät ist es schon/Was Schön'res könnt's sein als ein Wienerlied/Da gehst her und rührst dich nicht/Geh',
Alte schau/ S' Kleeblatt vom Wienerwald/Thema aus Symphonie/Ich Schnitt Es Gern In Alle Rinden Ein/ Heiderle, Hederle, Hannerle
Tschöll/Liebes Schicksalblümlein sprich/Mäderl, sei' net dumm/ Kam der tag/Sei Gescheit, Wer Wird Schmollen/Unter einem Fliederbaum
      Polydor  20 072 EPH, 7", 45rpm, 1953

      Total time: 79.50

Operetta Medleys, Volume 2
FBCD481

Note:  In each case I have supplied all the information I have been able to discover.

CD 1:

01.    Ein Walzertraum [Straus 11]                                                                        13.49
Maria König, Edith Kermer, Edy Tranker, Großes Operettenorchester, Cond.: Theo Haslinger 

Ouvertüre/Ein Mädchen, das so lieb und brav/Komm her, Du mein reizendes Mädel/O Du lieber, o Du g'scheiter, o Du ganz
gehauter Fratz/Zwischenspiel/Vorüber ist die Feier/Ich hab einen Mann, einen eigenen Mann/Piccolo, Piccolo, tsin-tsin-tsin/I weiss nit,
i weiss nit, ob i träume oder wach/Du bist der Traum, den oft ich geträumt/Ein Walzer und Wein und ein Lustgesang/Da draussen im duftigen
Garten/Leise, ganz leise klingt's durch den Raum
(No recording details)

02.    Der Bettlestudent [Millöcker]                                                                      15.19
Peter Anders, Rita Streich, Peter Witsch, Willy Schneider, Richard Capellmann
Orchestra & Chorus, Cond.: Franz Marszalek
 
Einleitung/Ach, ich hab' sie ja nur auf die Schulter gekusst/Doch eines ich nicht verlor/Racheplan-Ensemble/Ich knüpite manche zarte Bande/Lach'
mit mir/Ich hab' kein Geld, bin bogelfrei/Finale 1/Höchste Lust und tiefstes Leid/Wir gratulieren/Trinklied/Ich setz' den Fall/Glückliche Braut/Nur
das eiene bitt' ich/Schlusschor: Ach, ich hab' sie ja nur auf die Schulter gekusst
AMIGA ‎– 5 40 026, Vinyl, 7", 45rpm, German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1952

03.     Traumland  [Künneke]                                                                                8.54
Ingeborg Döderlein, Franz Klarwein, Orchester des Deutschen Opernhauses, Berlin, Cond.: Franz Marsalek
Telefunken E3144, Matrix Nr. 025462/3, 78rpm, 1940

04.    Der Zigeunerbaron [Strauss 11]                                                                   8.57
         Peter Anders, Anita Guru, Chor und Orchester des Deutschen Opernhauses, Berlin,
05.    Frau Luna [Lincke]                                                                                        9:49            
Anneliese Rothenberger, Rupert Glawitsch,
         Hamburg Radio Orchestra, Cond. Wilhelm Stephan 
         (No recording details given)

06.    Maske in Blau[Raymond]                                                                           10.04
         Grosses Operetten-Orchester mit Chor und Solisten (No other cast details given)
Einleitung/Sassa, Sassa/Frühling In San Remo/Im Gegenteil/Ja, Das Temp'rament/
               Am Rio Negro/Schau Einer Schönen Frau/Die Juliska/Finale
         Tip ‎– 63-1508, Vinyl, 7", 45rpm, Germany, date unknown

07.    Grafin Mariza [Kálmán]                                                                               12.02
         Grosses Operetten-Orchester mit Chor und Solisten (No other cast details given)

         Einleitung/ Grüß mir die süssen, die reizenden Frauen/Höre ich Zigeunerweisen/ Komm, Zsigan/Einmal möcht ich wieder tanzen/Sag ja,
Mein Lieb', sag ja/         Schwesterlein, Schwesterlein/Ich möchte träumen/Komm mit nach Varasdin/
         Heute sitzen wir im Kabarett
         Tip ‎– 63-1502  Vinyl, 7", 45rpm, Germany

Total Time: 79.00

GEMS FROM LESSER–KNOWN OPERETTAS, VOLUME 4
FBCD482/FBCD483

CD 1:

Der Zarewitsch [Music by Franz Lehár,  libretto by Heinz Reichert and Béla Jenbach]
01. Introduktion Und Tscherkessenchor – Chorus                                                   1.52
02. Allein! Wieder allein! – Es steht ein Soldat am Wolgastrand (Wolgalied) –
      Rudolf Schock                                                                                                4.21
03. Einer wird kommen – Renate Holm                                                                 3.38
04. Schaukle, Liebchen, schaukle – Helga Wisniewska, Karl Ernst Mercker                 2.03
05. Finale Act 1: Ein Weib! Du, ein Weib? –  Rudolf Shock, Renate Holm,
      Klaus Lang, Chorus                                                                                         11.19
06. Herz, warum Schlägst du so bang? – Rudolf Shock, Chorus                                2.56
07. Heute Abend komm' ich zu dir – Helga Wisniewska, Karl Ernst Mercker               2.18
08. Hab' nur dich allein – Renate Holm, Rudolf Schock                                            2.47
09. Finale Act 2: Verlockt hat mich ein süsser leib – Joseph Pelz von Felinau,
      Rudolf Shock, Renate Holm                                                                             5.01
10. Mädel, wonniges Mädel – Willst Du? – Rudolf Schock                                        3.42 11.        Kosende Wellen – Warum hat jeder Frühling, ach, nur einen Mai? –
      Rudolf Schock, Renate Holm                                                                           2.23
12. Finale 3: Für den grossen Zar –Joseph Pelz von Felinau, Rudolf Shock,
      Renate Holm, Chorus                                                                                     3.01
Die Berliner Symphoniker, Der Chor Der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Cond. Robert Stolz
From Ariola ‎– 89 885 IE, Vinyl, 12" LP, Germany, date unknown

 

Die Rose von Stambul  [Music by Leo Fall, libretto by Julius Brammer and Alfred Grünwald]
13. Introduktion /O Rose von Stambul – Fritz Wunderlich 3.51                               
14. Das ist das Glück nach der Mode – Melitta Muszely, Fritz Wunderlich  2.21
15.   Von Reformen, ganz enormen – Rita Bartos, Ingeborg Hallstein,
      Women's Chorus*                                                                                          1.05
16. Ihr stillen, süssen Frau'n/Euch, ihr Frauen, gilt Meine Seranade –
      Fritz Wunderlich 2.47
17. Darum Halt Ich Fein Still – Rita Bartos, Peter Kraus*                                          1.42
18. Ein Walzer musses sein – Fritz Wunderlich, Melitta Muszely                              3.56
19. Hochzeitsszene – Heinz Hoppe, Ingeborg Hallstein, Chorus*                               3.34
20. Fridolin, du küsst so wundervoll – Christine Görner, Harry Friedaeur                  3.44
21.   O Rose Von Stambul (Reprise) – Heinz Hoppe, Ingeborg Hallstein, Chorus*         1.18
22. Mach doch ein liebes Gesicht (Schnucki–Duett) – Christine Görner,
      Harry Friedaeur                                                                                             2.23
23. Zwei Augen – Heinz Hoppe* 2.14
24. Grosspapa! Mein lieber Großpapa! – Christine Görner, Harry Friedaeur,
      Heinz Maria Lins                                                                                            1.46
25. Finale: Wenn sich ein Mädchen stolz dir zeigt /O Rose von Stambul –
      Fritz Wunderlich 2.28
Columbia EMI ‎– SMC 73 454 , Vinyl,  12" LP, Side A, 
Symphonie–Orchester Graunke, Cond.: Carl Michalski

*Polydor ‎– 249 148, Vinyl, 12" LP, Side B, Germany, date unknown
Der Günter Kallmann–Chor, Ein Großes Operettenorchester, Cond.: Franz Marszalek
  Note: I have used tracks from two different recordings of this operetta to give a more complete highlights version.

Total Time: 78.41

CD 2:
Die Zirkusprinzessin [Music byEmmerich Kálmán, libretto by Julius Brammer and Alfred Grünwald]
01. Vorspiel  – Bravo, bravo, Herr Direktor – Bruno Fritz, Julian Kantona, Chorus       1.58
02. Es Iist noch Zeit – Wieder hinaus ins strahlende licht – Zwei Märchenaugen
      Rudolf Schock                                                                                               6.32
03. Bühnenmusik, Was in der Welt geschieht  Margit Schramm, Men's Chorus          2.24
04. Wo ist der Hmmel so blau wie in Wien – Guggi Löwinger,  Ferry Gruber              3.10
05. Ich liebe Sie! – Leise schwebt das Glück vorüber  – Margit Schramm,
      Rudolf Schock                                                                                                3.50
06. Die kleinen Mädels im Tikot – Ferry Gruber, Chorus                                           3.14
07. Manchmal treibt das Schicksal Sachen – wer wird denn gleich weinen,
      mein Kind – Rudolf Shock                                                                                2.44

08. Heissa! Die Nacht erwacht – Juppla, Josefinchen, juppla, tanz mit mir! –
      Margit Schramm, Rudolf Schock, Chorus                                                          2.33
09. Mein Darling, mein Darling muss so sein wie du – Margit Schramm,
      Rudolf Schock                                                                                               4.12
10. Liese, Liese, komm mit mir auf die Wiese  – Guggi Löwinger, Ferry Gruber           3.37
11. Husarenmarsch:  Mädel, gib acht! Schliess dein Fenster heute Nacht! –
      Julius Katona, Rudolf Schock, Men's Chorus                                                      1.58
12. Süsseste von allen Frauen – Ich und du, du und ich – Margit Schramm,
      Rudolf Schock                                                                                                3.40
13. Ein Hochzeitsfest, welche Pracht – Zum heut'gen Tageich ersann – Ich liebe Dich, ein heilig' Wort – Zwei Märchenaugen –  Bruno Fritz,  Margit Schramm, Julius Katona, Rudolf Schock, Chorus                                                                        9.43
Die Berliner Symphoniker, Der Chor Der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Cond. Robert Stolz
From Eurodisc ‎– 75 447 IE, 12" LP, Germany, date unknown

Der fidele Bauer [Music by Leo Fall, libretto by Viktor Léon]
14. Introduktion*/Undi Trag' a Zipfelhaub'n – Benno Kusche, Chorus                       3.12
15. Hollodrihoh, Rekruten sind wir vier/Bauerng'wohnheit, Bauerntracht
      – Heinz Maria Lins, Heinz Hoppe, Horst Nikola, Wolfgang Matoschat                   3.44
16. Heinerle, Heinerle, Hab' Kein Geld – Brigitte Faßbaender, Wolfgang Eber            2.08
17. Ich Kenn' Wohl Ein Dirndl – Willy Hofmann, Chorus*                                         1.44
18. Morgen muss ich fort von hier – Sonja Knittel, Heinz Hoppe                               2.47
19. Jeder tragt sein Pinkerl– Benno Kusche                                                            2.58
20. Wenn's Nach Mir Ging – Heinz Hoppe*                                                            1.12 
21. Wir waren unser drei! – Benno Kusche, Heinz Maria Lins, Sonja Knittel               3.26
22. Kleinen Kindern... O frag mich nicht, mein susser Schatz – Fritz Wunderlich         3.12
23.  So Schön, Wie Dieser Tag – Rudolf Bautz, Chorus*                                            2.25
24. Bauernmarsch/Is man auch ein Bauer – Benno Kusche, Heinz Maria Lins,
      Sonja Knittel                                                                                                  2.51

Columbia ‎– 33 WSX 700 Vinyl, 12" LP Side A, Germany, 1964
Singgemeinschaft Rudolf Lamy Chor, Cond.: Carl Michalski

 

*Polydor - 249 148,  Vinyl, 12" LP, Side A, Germany, date unknown
Der Günter Kallmann-Chor, Ein Großes Operettenorchester, Cond.: Franz Marszalek
Note: I have used tracks from two different recordings of this operetta to give a more complete highlights version.

Total Time: 79.13
Say It With Music Irving Berlin, The Years 1921 - 1933
FBCD484

01.    Say It With Music - Jack Manno Singers                                                            3.15
02.    Everybody Step - Annette Sanders                                                                   1.50
03.    All By Myself - Steve Clayton                                                                           1.44
04.    Pack Up Your Sins And Go To The Devil - Annette Sanders                                 2.06
05.    Lady Of The Evening - Jack Manno Singers                                                       2.19
06.    Medley: All Alone - Annette Sanders / What'll I Do? - Steve Clayton                   4.49
07.    Tell Her In The Springtime - Jack Manno Singers                                               2.00
08.    Lazy - Annette Sanders                                                                                   3.49
09.    Medley: Always - Steve Clayton / Remember - Annette Sanders                         5.33
10.     How Many Times? - Jack Manno Singers                                                          1.50
11.    Blue Skies - Annette Sanders                                                                           3.32
12.    Russian Lullaby - Steve Clayton                                                                       2.35
13.    Medley:  It's Up To The Band - Annette Sanders / Rainbow Of Girls - Jack
         Manno Singers / Shakin' The Blues Away - Annette Sanders                               5.19
14.     Roses Of Yesterday - Jack Manno Singers                                                         1.50
15.    How About Me? - Annette Sanders                                                                 4.21
16.    Medley: Marie / Coquette - Jack Manno Singers                                               3.14
17.    With You - Steve Clayton                                                                                3.34
18.     Waiting At The End Of The Road - Jack Manno Singers                                      2.01
19.     Medley: Say It Isn't So - Annette Sanders / How Deep Is The Ocean? -
         Steve Clayton                                                                                                4.08
20.    Soft Lights And Sweet Music - Jack Manno Singers                                            1.23
21.    How's Chances? - Steve Clayton                                                                      3.17
22.    Easter Parade - Jack Manno Singers                                                                 2.47
23.     Supper Time - Annette Sanders                                                                       3.57
24.    Not For All The Rice In China - Jack Manno Singers                                            1.41
25.    Maybe Because I Love You Too Much - Steve Clayton                                        3.38
26.    The Song Is Ended - Jack Manno Singers                                                          2.15
From Monmouth/Evergreen Records MES 7084-85 Stereo
Total Time: 79.24

Rare Songs from Rare Operettas - Vol. 2
FBCD485/486

CD 1:

Sissy (also known as Sissi)[Kreizler]
01. Dein Kuss hat mir den Frühling gebracht...Die Liebe kommt, die Liebe geht
      [Your kiss has brought me spring...Love comes, love goes]
      - Ingeborg Hallstein                                                                                       4.05
02. So marschieren die bayerischen Soldaten [So march the Bavarian soldiers]
      - Franz Fehringer                                                                                           1.52
03. Ich glaube das Glück hält mich heute im Arm [I believe happiness is holding
      me in its arms today] - Oliviera Miljakovic & Christine Görner                            3.11
04. Ich wär' so gern einmal verliebt [I so would love to be loved]
       - Ingeborg Hallstein                                                                                       2.32
05. Dein Kuss hat mir den Frühling gebracht...Die Liebe kommt, die Liebe geht
      [Your kiss has brought me spring...Love comes, love goes]  - Richard Tauber       2.52
Das dumme Herz [The Stupid Heart] [Ziehrer]
06.  Overture - Slovak State Philarmonic Orchestra                                                 7.03
07.  Der schlimmste Bub in der Klasse [The worst boy in the class]
      - Hans Schadenbauer                                                                                     2.10
08. Es war ein Meister Florian...Das Herz ist nur ein Uhrwerk [There was a
      Master Florian...The heart is just a clockwork] - Gottlob Frick and Chorus           6.34
09.  Ob du ja sagst oder nein [Whether you say yes or no]                                      
      - Anton Dermota, Maria Kytka                                                                        4.26
10. Gut is' gangen, nix ist g'shen'n  - Jörg Schneider [Good is gone, nothing is left]    3.24
11. Willst du meine Freunde sein? [Will you be my friend?]
      - Julia Koch, Martin Mühle                                                                              4.54
12. Ich lach' nur [I just laugh] - Herbert Prikopa                                                      4.19
Liselott [Künneke]
13.  Wie sind wir beide vornehm? [How are we both noble?]
       - Ingeborg Hallstein, Hans Clarin                                                                     3.36
14. Ausgerechnet mir muss das passieren [That’s just what has to happen to me]
      - Harry Friedauer                                                                                           2.01
15. Heimat, hab`ich Heimweh nach dir [Homeland, I'm homesick for you]
       - Wilhelm Strienz                                                                                          2.35
16. Die elegante Frau [The elegant woman] - Lucia Popp and Harry Friedauer
17. Es ist doch nicht zu fassen [It’s hard to believe] - Gustaf Gründgens                    3.23
18. Glücklich am Morgen [Happy in the morning] - Lucia Popp                                 2.58
19. Was sagen Sie dazu? [What do you think?] - Hilde Hildebrand, Arno Assmann     2.57
20. Wir drehn ein Ding [We give it a twist] - Lucia Popp, Willi Brockmeier,
      Harry Friedauer                                                                                             2.28

Rund um die Liebe [Around Love] [Straus]
21. Ein Schwipserl möcht ich haben [I'd love to be tipsy] - Charlotte Pistor               4.33
22. Es gibt Dinge, die muss man vergessen [There are things one must forget]
       - Gerhard Siegel, Charlotte Pistor                                                                   5.26

Time: 79.55

CD 2:

Königin einer Nacht [Queen for a Night] [Meisel]
01. Intro...Heute umarm' ich das Leben* [Today I embrace life] - Ratko Delorco        1.37
02. Einer schönen Frau gehört die ganze Welt [The whole world belongs to a
      beautiful woman] - Margit Schramm, Chorus                                                   2.34
03.  Es kann keiner Frühling mehr  [There can be no more spring]                           
       - Margit Schramm, Rudolf Schock                                                                   3.33
04. Könnten Sie sich nicht an mich gewöhnen? [Couldn't you get used to me?]
      - Rupert Glawitsch                                                                                         0.57
05. Jede Rose spricht von Liebe[Each rose speaks of love] - Dagmar Koller               2.32
06. Für heute Abend wär ich gern ihr Kavalier [I would love to be your knight
      tonight] - Peter Minich, Dagmar Koller                                                             3.03
*I had to guess at both the title and singer of this one; consequently neither may be correct.
Die keusche Susanne [The Innocent Susanne] [Jean Gilbert]
07.  Wer kann dafür? [Who can help?] - Fritz Wunderlich, Franziska Wachmann           5.37
08.  Wenn die Füsschen sich heben [When you lift your tiny feet] - Fritz Wunderlich     2.50
09.  Niemals kann Liebe ganz vergehn [Love can never disappear]
      - Fritz Wunderlich, Franziska Wachmann                                                             3.29

Mitislaw der Moderne [Fashionable Mitislaw] [Lehár]
10. Ich bin eine Prinzessin [I am a princess] - Alice Gross-Jiresch                                 4.40
11. Sei modern [Be modern] - Toni Neisser and Ensemble                                          3.04
12. Wie reizen seid ihr schönen Frauen [How charming are your beautiful women]
      - Alice Gross-Jiresch, Toni Neisser                                                                       3.53
13. Will die Frau bei Männen reüssieren? [Will the woman succeed with men?]
      - Alice Gross-Jiresch, Maria Zelina                                                                       1.55

Signorina [Stolz]
14. Arriverderci, bella Italia [Goodbye, beautiful Italy] - Nicolai Gedda                         4.01
15. Zwei sind verliebt [Two in love]- Fritz Wunderlich, Hertha Assman                        4.47
16. Mein Herz grüsst die Heimat [My heart greets the homeland]
      - Wolfgang Annheiser                                                                                       4.06

Drei Musketiere [Three Musketeers] [Benatzky]
17. Du schmeichelst in mein Herz dich ein [You flatter my heart] - Göta Ljungberg,     
      Herbert Janssen                                                                                                3.26
18. Musketiere Marsch [Musketeer March] - Comedian Harmonists                           2.44
19. Mutterlein, bleib immer bei mir [Mother, always stay with me] - Göta Ljungberg   3.30
20. Wen du treulos bist [If you are untrue] - Franz Völker                                           3.02
21. Veilleicht [Maybe] - Trude Lieske                                                                       2.59

Madi [Stolz]
22. Madi, mein kleines Madi [Madi, my little Madi] - Ilse Hübner, Fritz Wunderlich      4.57
23. Ich möcht einmal wieder verbliebt [I want to fall in love again] - Ursula Prem         2.52
24. Zum ersten Mal allein...Du bist mein schönstes Rendezvous [Alone for the first time...You are my most beautiful rendezvous] - Ilse Hübner, Fritz Wunderlich                                                                                                                        3.09

Total Time: 79.28

NELSON EDDY Rare Radio Performances
FBCD487/488

CD 1: 
1.   The Rainbow Trail [Grimes - Paxton] Private Recording by Columbia,
      October 1926                                                                                                   2.39
2.   The Carlo [film: The Student Tour]  [Freed - Brown] 1934                                      3.22
3.   Xerses: Ombra mai fu [Handel], Chase and Sanborn, 10-29-1936                           4.59
4.   I’ll Take You Home Again, Kathleen [Westendorf]
      Chase and Sanborn 1-23-1938                                                                           3.21
5.   Joshua Fit De Battle of Jericho [spiritual], Chase and Sanborn, 1-9-1938                 2.28
6.   Military Songs - The Caissons Go Rolling Along [Gruber] / Anchors Aweigh [Zimmerman - Hogan] / Marines’ Hymn [Offenbach - Holcomb], introduced by
      Louie B. Mayer, Good News of 1938, 12-23-1937                                                 3.29
7.   Who Knows? [Cole Porter] Good News of 1938                                                   3.28
8.   Marching Along [Browning], Chase and Sanborn, 8-28-1938                                 2.59
9.   Play Gypsies [Countess Maritza] [Kálmán - Brammer - Grünwald],
      Chase and Sanborn, 8-29-1937                                                                          4.11
10. My Love of Londonderry [Irish Folk Song; air: Knox], Chase and Sanborn,
       9-19-1937                                                                                                       4.00
11. Regimental Song [The White Eagle] [Lehar], Chase and Sanborn, 1-22-1939           2.45
12.The Magic Flute: Papageno’s Song [Mozart], Chase and Sanborn, 10-1-1939          2.45
13. Song of the Vagabonds [The Vagabond King] [Hooker- Friml],
      Chase and Sanborn 10-30-1938                                                                          2.14
14. There’s Something About a Soldier [Gay], Electric Hour, 12-13-1944                      2.55
15. Rosalie [film: Rosalie]  [Porter], Good News of 1938                                             4.39
16. Just Why I Love You [Te Quiero], Chase and Sanborn, 5-29-1939                           2.17
17. Lolita [Buzzi - Peccia], Screen Actors Guild, 12-24-1939                                        4.06
18. Tomorrow  [Keel - Masefield],  Screen Actors Guild, 12-24-1939                            2.59
19. Lohengrin: O King of Kings [Wagner], Chase and Sanborn, 10-27-1939                   5.26
20. Boris Godunov: Monologue [Mussorgsky], Chase and Sanborn,
      Electric Hour, 1-22-1939                                                                                    5.46
21. You are Free [Orange Blossoms] [Jacobi - LeBarron], [with Nadine Conner]
      Old Gold Show, 5-11-1942                                                                                 3.40
22. I’m Falling in Love With Someone [Naughty Marietta] [Herbert - Young],
      Chase and Sanborn, 8-13-1939                                                                          3.44

Total Playing Time: 79.44

 

CD 2:
1.   You’re a Grand Old Flag [George Washington, Jr.] [Cohan], Old Gold Show,
      7-1-1942                                                                                                          2.06
2.   Silver Wings [Meredith Willson], Command Performance, 1944                            4.26          
3.   Wings Over the Navy [Mercer - Warren], Command Performance, 1944                2.08
4.   Song of the Open Road [Malotte], Mail Call  3-14-1945                                        2.12
5.   Élégie [Massenet], Electric Hour 2-4-1945                                                           1.17
6.   Just For Tonight [Polonaise] [Chopin - Reinhardt - Veiller - LaTouche]
      [with Anne Jamison], Electric Hour, 5-5-1946                                                      4.14
7.   Valencia [Zarzuela: La bien amada]  [Padilla - Boyer - Charles - Grey],
      Electric Hour, 1-1-1946                                                                                     3.59
8.   The Old Refrain [Kreisler], Electric Hour, 1-1-1946                                               3.58                                
9.   The Open Road [Stickles], Electric Hour 1-1-1946                                                 2.55
10. Porgy and Bess: Bess, You Is My Woman Now
      [Gershwin - Heyward - Gershwin]  [with Anne Jamison], Electric Hour, 1-1-1946     4.22
11. Invictus [Huhn - Henley], Electric Hour, 5-5-1946                                                 3.10
12. March of the Musketeers [The Three Musketeers] [Friml - Grey] 
      Electric Hour, 5-5-1946                                                                                     3.21
13. Oh, What a Beautiful Morning [Oklahoma!] [Rodgers - Hammerstein II],
      Telephone Hour 2-23-1953                                                                                4.15
14. America, Commerce and Freedom [Reinagle], Telephone Hour, 2-23-1953            3.16
15. Begin the Beguine [film: Broadway Melody of 1940] [Porter], Electric Hour,
      12-31-1944                                                                                                      3.44
16. How Do I Love Thee [Lippe], Telephone Hour, 9-24-1945                                      4.22
17. Love’s Old Sweet Song [Molloy - Bingham] No source or date for this. Perhaps it
      could be June 29, 1943, a USA Benefit that was broadcast.  Otherwise, it does not
      appear among the selections he broadcast, except once as a duet.                       3.36
18. My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free [Hopkinson], Telephone Hour 2-23-1953    2.23
19. The Open Road  [Stickles], Telephone Hour 5-19-1952                                         3.30
20. L’Africana: Ballad of Adamastor [Meyerbeer], Telephone Hour, 2-23-1953             3.04
21. Sea Shanty Medley - Valparaiso; Shenandoah; Sally Brown, Telephone Hour,   
      5-19-1952                                                                                                        8.13

Total Playing Time: 77.19

NELSON EDDY Rare Radio Performances
FBCD489/490

CD 1:
1.      Mi Viejo Amour [Oteo]  with Corinna Mura  Electric Hour, June 3, 1945              3.53
2.      Clavelitos  [Valverde] with Corinna Mura  Electric Hour, June 3, 1945                 2.18
3.      Jesus Christ is Risen Today [14th century Latin hymn] Electric Hour
          April 1, 1945                                                                                                 2.19
4.      Don Giovanni-La ci darem lo mano [Mozart] with Dorothy Kirsten
           Kraft Music Hall, September 2, 1948                                                                3.23
5.      Great Day [Youmans]  Danny Thomas Show, October 8, 1956                            1.53
6.      Trial by Jury: Judges Song [Gilbert - Sullivan] Electric Hour, February 4, 1945       3.13
7.      Soldiers in the Park [The Runaway Girl] [Monckton] April 1, 1945                           2.03
8.      Serenade [Sasson - Carpenter]  Electric Hour, April 29, 1945                              4.02
9.      'Neath a Southern Moon [Naughty Marietta] [Herbert] 
         Chase & Sanborn, January 8, 1939                                                                   4.25
10.    Only a Rose [Vagabond King] [Friml] Chase and Sanborn, November 14, 1937     3.50
11.    Only My Song  [Lehar] Old Gold Show,  August 26, 1942                                    2.51
12.    Open the Gates of the Temple[Knapp]  Electric Hour April 1, 1946                     3.51
13.    Pilgrim’s Song, Op. 47, No. 5 [Tchaikovsky] Something for the Girls, 1944           2.46
14.    Troubador’s Serenade [Krumbein]  Electric Hour, Dec. 17, 1944                         3.36
15.    Upon Our Wings [Sacco]  Electric Hour, Dec. 17, 1944                                       2.15
16.    Drums in My Heart [Reisman]  Mail Call, 1944                                                  2.51
17.    Comedy Sketch: George Burns & Gracie Allen [Nelson and Jeanette MacDonald 
         sing “Indian Love Call” [Rose Marie] [Friml] Mail Call, August 21, 1944                9.36
18.    San Francisco [Kahn - Kaper - Jurmann] The Electric Hour, April 29, 1945            1.45
19.    Chumley Fair [Holliday]  Telephone Hour, September 22, 1952                          2.09
20.    Route Marching  [Trad.]  Telephone Hour, September 22, 1952                         4.17
21.    Canadian Logging Song  Electric Hour, April 29, 1945                                         1.42
22.    Aleko: The Moon is High in the Sky [Rachmaninoff]  Telephone Hour,
         June 16, 1945                                                                                                5.44
23.     Wish You Were Here [Harold Rome]  Nelson Eddy’s Back Yard, 1951                  2.44
Total  Playing  Time  78.48
CD 2:
         Gems from the Telephone Hour

  1. Heart of My Heart [Tchaikowsky]   September 24, 1945                                    3.34
  2. Clair de lune [Faure]  September 2, 1946                                                         2.41
  3. Patrie! Pauvre martyr obscure! [Paladhile] Electric Hour, June 10, 1945              2.42
  4. Fair Maid of Perth: Quand la flame d’amour [Bizet]  November 25, 1946            3.53
  5. Aux portes de Seville [Poudrain]  September 2, 1946                                        2.18
  6. Tower of Babel [MacGimsey]  November 8, 1943                                              2.06
  7. Go Down Moses   June 25, 1951                                                                      4.20
  8. Gwin to Hebben [MacGimsey] November 12, 1945                                           3.56
  9. The Demo-Do Not Weep My Child [Rubenstein]  April 17, 1944                          3.48
  10. Thy Beaming Eyes [MacDowell]  April 17, 1944                                                 2.36
  11. Captain’s Stratton’s Fancy [Taylor]  August 14, 1944                                         3.23
  12. Myself When Young [Lehmann]  June 25, 1951                                                 4.25
  13. Tally Ho! [Leoni]  April 17, 1944                                                                      2.08
  14. The Unsuccessful serenade [Brahms]  September 24, 1945                                2.10
  15. To the Children [Rachmaninov] September 24, 1945                                         4.40
  16. The Dream [Marx] November 25, 1946                                                            1.52
  17. With These Hands [Silver] June 25, 1951                                                          3.10
  18. Going Home [Dvorak]  February 12, 1945                                                         5.55
  19. A Love Song [Edwards]  January 21, 1946                                                         3.21
  20. Song of the Flea [Mussorgsky]  January 21, 1946                                              4.10
  21. Play Gypsies, Dance Gypsies [Countess Maritza] [Kalman] 

         September 22, 1952                                                                                      4.25

  1. Come , Let’s Be Merry [Wilson]  September 22, 1952                                        3.22
  2. I Must Go Down to the Seas Again [Densmore]  August 14, 1944                        2.53
       Total Playing Time   78.49
The Music of Harry Parr-Davies
FBCD491/FBCD492

Sing As We Go [Film, 1934] Music and Lyrics by Harry Parr-Davies
01. Medley: Sing As We Go/Love, Wonderful Love/Just A Catchy Little Tune
       -  Primo Scala's Accordion Band                                                                         3.02
02. Just A Catchy Little Tune - Gracie Fields                                                              3.04
03. Sing As We Go - Al Bowly with the Ronnie Munro Orchestra                                 2.48

Black Velvet [Stage, 1939] Music by Harry Parr-Davies, Lyrics by Phil Park, Ralph Butler
04. Medley: How Beautiful You Are/Crash! Bang! I Want To Go Home/
      Bubble, Bubble - Jack Hylton & His Orchestra (Vocal: Sam Browne)                       2.21
05. How Beautiful You Are - Geraldo & His Orchestra (Vocal: Cyril Grantham)              3.21

This Week Of Grace [Film, 1933] Music and Lyrics by Harry Parr-Davies
06. My Lucky Day - Gracie Fields                                                                              3.02
07. Melody at Dawn - Gracie Fields                                                                          2.36
08. Happy Ending - Gracie Fields2.13

Haw Haw [Stage, 1939] Music and Lyrics by Various
09.  Your Company’s Requested (Harry Parr-Davies/Phil Park) - Bebe Daniels               3.30

It's In The Air (also known as George Takes The Air) [Film, 1938]
      Music and Lyrics by Various
10.  Theme (Harry Parr-Davies) - The Royal Air Force Orchestra                                   2.18
11.  It's In The Air (Harry Parr-Davies) - George Formby and Ensemble                         3.08

Gangway [Stage, 1941] Music and Lyrics by Various
12. My Paradise (Harry Parr-Davies/Barbara Gordon/Basil Thomas)
       - Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth                                                                     2.53

Look Up and Laugh [Film, 1935] Music and lyrics by Harry Parr-Davies and
      Horatio Nichols
13.  Medley: Love Is Everywhere/Look Up And Laugh/Anna from Anacrapresi
      -  Primo Scala's Accordion Band                                                                         3.08

Top Of The World [Stage, 1940] Music by Harry Parr-Davies and Kenneth
      Leslie-Smith, Lyrics by Phil Park
14. We'll Go Smiling Along - Oscar Rabin & His Orchestra with Beryl Davies                 3.06
15. My Kind Of Music - Pat Kirkwood                                                                       3.07
16. Love Stay In My Heart - Dorothy Careless                                                            2.56
17. Rhumboogie - Pat Kirkwood                                                                              2.39

Happidrome [Film, 1943] Music and Lyrics by Various
18. You Are My Love Song (Harry Parr-Davies/Phil Park) - Leslie 'Hutch' Hutchinson     3.03
19. Take The World Exactly As You Find It (Harry Parr-Davies/Phil Park)
       - Leslie 'Hutch' Hutchinson                                                                                3.01

Lisbon Story [Stage, 1943] Music by Harry Parr-Davies, Lyrics by Harold Purcell
20. Orchestral Selections: Pedro The Fisherman/Never Say Goodbye/Someday We
      Shall Meet Again - Harry Fryer & His Orchestra                                                    3.11
21. Never Say Goodbye - Patricia Burke with The London Hippodrome Orchestra        3.16
22. Someday We Shall Meet Again/Follow The Drum - Patricia Burke with The
      London Hippodrome Orchestra                                                                          3.22
23. Madame Louisa* - Gregory Moore, Piano: Brian Adamson                                    1.33
24. Music At Midnight* - Gregory Moore, Piano: Brian Adamson                                1.36
25. April In The Spring Of Love* - Gregory Moore, Piano: Brian Adamson                    2.16
*Newly-recorded, produced by Peter Pinne
26. Pedro The Fisherman - Vincent Tidsley's Mastersingers with pipe-organ
      by H. Robinson Cleaver                                                                                     3.26

Popular Song [1941] Music by Harry-Parr Davies, Lyrics by Gordon Orbell
      &​ Harry Parr-Davies
27. It Always Rains Before The Rainbow - Anne Shelton                                             3.09

Sailors Three [Film, 1940] Music by Harry Parr-Davies, Lyrics by Phil Park
28. Sing A Happy-Go-Lucky Song - Tommy Trinder (Live)                                            2.22

Total Timing: 79.49

 

CD 2:
Shipyard Sally [Film, 1939] Music by Harry Parr-Davies, Lyrics by Phil Park
01. Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye - Gracie Fields and Chorus                     3.06

Jenny Jones [Stage, 1944] Music by Harry Parr-Davies, Lyrics by Harold Purcell
02. Where the Blue Begins - Richard Tauber                                                             3.03

I See Ice [Film, 1938] Music and Lyrics by Harry Parr-Davies
03. Noughts and Crosses - George Formby                                                               3.18
04.  In My Little Snapshot Album - George Formby                                                     2.33

The Hulbert Follies [Stage, 1941] Music and Lyrics by Various
05. Bluebird Of Happiness (Music by Sandor Harmarti, Lyrics by Edward Heyman, Additional lyrics by Harry Parr-Davies) - Jan Peerce                4.16

Keep Smiling [Film, 1938] Music and Lyrics by Harry Parr-Davies
06. Swing your Way to Happiness - Gracie Fields and Chorus                                      2.57

Dear Miss Phoebe [Stage 1950] Music by Harry Parr-Davies, Lyrics by Christopher
      Hassall
07. Orchestral Selections: I Leave My Heart In An English Garden/Whisper While You Waltz/Spring Will Sing A Song For You/Living A Dream/March Of The Redcoats/
      I Can't Resist The Music/All's Well Tonight/When Will You Marry Me/I Leave My Heart In An English Garden - Reginald Kilby, Jack Byfield, BBC Grand Hotel Orchestra & Tom Jenkins (Violin)                                                                       6.51
08. Whisper While You Waltz - Dennis Martin                                                           2.39
09. I Leave My Heart In An English Garden - Edmund Hockridge and Choir                   3.30

The Show Goes On [Film, 1937] Music by Harry Parr-Davies, Lyrics by Eddie Pola
10. A Song In Your Heart - Gracie Fields                                                                    2.58
11. Smile When You Say Goodbye - Al Bowlly with Ronnie Munro Orchestra                3.14
12. My Love For You - Gracie Fields                                                                          3.09

Big Top [Stage, 1942] Music and Lyrics by Various
13. Wind 'Round My Heart [Harry Parr-Davies] - Beatrice Lillie                                   3.15

The Lisbon Story [Film, 1946] Music by Harry Parr-Davies, Lyrics by Harold Purcell
14. Never Say Goodbye - Richard Tauber                                                                  3.16
15. Someday We Shall Meet Again - Richard Tauber                                                  3.17
16. Pedro The Fisherman - Richard Tauber                                                               3.18

 

Blue For A Boy [Stage, 1950] Music by Harry Parr-Davies, Lyrics by Harold Purcell
17. Blue For A Boy - Pearl Carr & Dick James                                                             2.57

Bell Bottom George [Film, 1943] Music by Harry Parr-Davies, Lyrics by Phil Park
18. Bell Bottom George - George Formby                                                                 3.43
19. If I Had A Girl Like You - George Formby                                                              2.45
20. Swim Little Fish - George Formby                                                                       2.22

We're Going To Be Rich [Film, 1940] Music and Lyrics by Harry Parr-Davies
21. The Trek Song - Gracie Fields                                                                             2.22
22. The Sweetest Song In The World - The Street Singer (Arthur Tracy)                       2.40

Band Waggon [Film, 1940] Music and Lyrics by Various
23. Heaven Will Be Heavenly (Harry Parr-Davies/Roma Campbell Hunter)
       - Pat Kirkwood                                                                                                 3.17

Popular Song [1936] Music by Harry Parr-Davies
24. The Fairy On The Christmas Tree - George Melachrino & His Orchestra                  1.56

Now And Forever [Film, 1956] Music by Harry Parr-Davies, Lyrics by Christopher
Hassall
25. Now and Forever (Theme Song) - Robert Earl with Wally Stott & His Orchestra       2.48

Total Timing: 79.42

The Music of Walter Donaldson
FBCD493

Lyricists for each song are indicated in square brackets.

 

01. My Blue Heaven [George A. Whiting] - Carol Caval with Michael Bailey and
      his Orchestra                                                                                                    2.57
02. Just Like A Melody Out Of The Sky [Walter Donaldson] - The Coeds and the Gentlemen of Jazz  3.58
03. Makin' Whoopee [Gus Kahn] - Rosemary Squires with Ken Thorn and
      his Orchestra                                                                                                    3.39
04. Carolina In The Morning [Gus Kahn] - The Lamplighters with Johnny Lawrence
      and his Orchestra                                                                                             3.11
05. I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight [Gus Kahn] - Melville Oakey with Michael Bailey and his Orchestra    3.22
06. My Buddy [Gus Kahn] - The Fireside Singers                                                        2.53
07. That Certain Party [Gus Kahn] - Melville Oakey with Michael Bailey and
      his Orchestra                                                                                                    2.37
08. T'Ain't No Sin (To Take Off Your Skin And Dance Around In Your Bones)
      [Edgar Leslie] - The Tophatters with Michael Bailey and his Orchestra                   2.16
09. (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry [Abe Lyman] - Carol Caval with Michael Bailey and his Orchestra       2.48
10. Medley: My Baby Just Cares For Me [Gus Kahn]/Because My Baby Don't Mean "Maybe" Now [Walter Donaldson] - The Manno Men and the Gentlemen of Jazz                                                                                                                        2.36
11. When My Ship Comes In [Gus Kahn] - Melville Oakey with Michael Bailey and
      his Orchestra                                                                                                    2.27
12. Love Me Or Leave Me [Gus Kahn] - Julie Dawn with Roland Shaw and
      his Orchestra                                                                                                    2.49
13. How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm? [Joe Young & Sam M. Lewis] -
       The Tophatters with Michael Bailey and his Orchestra                                         2.52
14. Little White Lies [Walter Donaldson] - The Dreamers with Ron Pleydell and
       his Orchestra                                                                                                   3.36
15. Changes [Walter Donaldson] - The Manno Men and the Gentlemen of Jazz            3.32

16.  (I Love My) Chili Bom Bom [Walter Donaldson] - The Tophatters with
      Michael Bailey and his Orchestra                                                                       3.16
17. At Sundown [Walter Donaldson] - Teddi MacRae with Michael Bailey and
       His Orchestra                                                                                                   2.56
18. Yes, Sir, That's My Baby [Gus Kahn] - Melville Oakey with Michael Bailey and
      his Orchestra                                                                                                    2.23
19. Sam, The Old Accordion Man [Walter Donaldson]  - The Plus Fours plus One
      with the Gentlemen of Jazz                                                                                2.58
20. My Mammy [Joe Young & Sam M. Lewis] - Jeffrey Harrison with Michael
      Bailey and his Orchestra                                                                                    4.15
21. Reaching For Someone (And Not Finding Anyone There) [Edgar Leslie] -
      The Coeds and the Gentlemen of Jazz                                                                 2.02
22. Mister Meadowlark [Johnny Mercer] - Melville Oakey with Michael Bailey
      and his Orchestra                                                                                             2.21
23. Sleepy Head [Gus Kahn] - Carroll Caval  and Eileen Forde with Michael Bailey
      and his Orchestra                                                                                             3.51
24.  You're Driving Me Crazy [Walter Donaldson]  - The Dreamers with Johnny Gibbs
       and his Orchestra                                                                                             2.08
25. The Daughter Of Rosie O'Grady [Monty C. Brice] - Melville Oakey with Michael Bailey and his Orchestra    2.08
Bonus Tracks:
26. Okay Toots [Gus Kahn] - Harry Roy and his Orchestra,  Recorded 1935                   2.34
27. Did I Remember? [Harold Adamson] - Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra                 (Edythe Wright, vocal) Recorded 1936          3.06
                                                                            

Total Timing: 79.45
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