Frank's collection of old time music
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OPERETTAS WITHOUT WORDS - Vol. 1
FBCD494/495

CD 1: 
1.             Die Fledermaus[Johann Strauss 11]   41.14

2.             The Merry Widow, Acts 1 & 2 [Franz Lehar]  36.59

The Vienna Theater-Konzert Orchestra, Conducted by Conrad Lieder

 

Total time: 78.14

CD 2:
1.             The Merry Widow, Act 3 [Conclusion]   7.33
2.             The Desert Song [Sigmund Romberg]   47.17
 
The Vienna Theater-Konzert Orchestra, Conducted by Conrad Lieder

Bonus:

3.             Themes from The Student Prince [Sigmund Romberg]   23.28

Total time: 78.19

Ivor Novelloís - Glamorous Night / Perchance To Dream / Crest Of The Wave

FBCD496/497

CD 1:
         Glamorous Night  [Book & Music by Ivor Novello, Lyrics by Christopher Hassall]  
           
         Broadcast (Studio)  Cast [1968]
01.    Overture - Orchestra                                                                                      3.24
02.     Her Majesty Militza  - Men’s Chorus                                                                3.01
03.    Fold Your Wings - Robert Thomas, Rae Woodland                                             4.02
04.     Glamorous Night - Rae Woodland                                                                   4.50
05.     Shine Through My Dreams - Robert Thomas                                                     2.23
06.     Operetta - Rae Woodland, Robert Thomas, Chorus                                           4.53
07.     When The Gypsy Played - Rae Woodland                                                         5.06
08.     Shanty Town - Monica Sinclair                                                                        3.55
09.     Gypsy Wedding - Rae Woodland, Chorus, John Palmer (spoken)                         5.11
10.     March Of The Gypsies And The Krasnian National Anthem - Chorus                    2.12
11.     Singing Waltz - Chorus                                                                                    3.09
12.     Glamorous Night ( Finale) - Rae Woodland , John Palmer (spoken)                     1.44
The BBC Chorus and Concert Orchestra conducted by Marcus Dodds
From 12” LP Studio 2 Stereo EMI TWO 243

         Original Cast [1935]
13.    Fold Your Wings - Trefor Jones, Mary Ellis                                                        4.01
14.     Shanty Town - Elisabeth Welch                                                                       4.40
15.     When The Gypsy Played - Mary Ellis                                                                4.51
16.     Shine Through My Dreams - Trefor Jones                                                         3.18
17.     The Girl I Knew - Elisabeth Welch                                                                    4.41
18.     Glamorous Night - Mary Ellis                                                                           4.38
         Drury Lane Orchestra conducted by Charles Prentice
From 10” LP HMV DLP 1095

19.    Medley: Her Majesty Militza/Shine Through My Dreams/The Girl I Knew/
         Fold Your Wings/When The Gypsy Played/ Shanty Town/Glamorous Night/
         Royal Wedding  - Debroy Somers and His Band with Brian Lawrence,
         Lillian Stiles-Allen, Majorie Stedford                                                                9.10
From 78rpm Col. DX-687

Total Time: 79.17

CD 2: 

Perchance To Dream [Book, Music & Lyrics by Ivor Novello]

Broadcast (Studio)  Cast [1969]
01.     Overture - Orchestra                                                                                      0.57
02.     When The Gentlemen Get Together - Chorus                                                   1.06
03.     Love Is My Reason – Elisabeth Robinson                                                          4.02
04.     When I Curtsied To The King - Patricia Lambert                                                2.31
05.     Highwayman Love – Ann Howard, Chorus                                                        2.26
06.     The Triumphs Of Spring - Chorus                                                                     7.08
07.     The Meeting Theme - Orchestra                                                                      1.13
08.     A Woman's Heart – Elisabeth Robinson                                                           2.10
09.     We'll Gather Lilacs – Ann Howard, Elisabeth Robinson                                      4.21
10.    Victorian Wedding – Ann Howard, Elisabeth Robinson, Robert Bowman             4.02
11.     The Glo Glo – Patricia Lambert                                                                        1.55
12.    The Elopement – Ann Howard, Robert Bowman, Chorus                                   4.21
13.     Finale  – Patricia Lambert, Chorus                                                                   3.26
The BBC Chorus and Concert Orchestra conducted by Marcus Dodds
From 12” LP Studio 2 Stereo EMI TWO 250

         Original Cast [1945]
14.     We'll Gather Lilacs - Muriel Barron, Olive Gilbert                                              4.35
15.     A Woman's Heart - Muriel Barron, Ivor Novello (piano, spoken)                         3.16
16.     When I Curtsied To The King - Roma Beaumont, Ivor Novello (spoken)                2.40
17      Love Is My Reason - Muriel Barron, Ivor Novello (spoken)                                  2.58
18.     Highwayman Love - Olive Gilbert, Male Chorus                                                 3.42
19.    This Is My Wedding Day - Muriel Barron                                                          2.49
Harry Acres and His Orchestra (Recording personally supervised by Ivor Novello)
From 10” LP Decca LF 1309
Bonus:
         Crest Of The Wave[Book & Music by Ivor Novello, Lyrics by Christopher Hassall]

20.    Selection: Intro./Rose Of England/Mazurka/Clementine/Haven Of Your Heart/Why Isn't It You?/If You Only Knew (Arr. Charles Prentice)  - Drury Lane Theatre Orchestra conducted by Charles Prentice                                             6.24
From 78rpm HMV C.2921 (edited)

         Orginal Cast [1937]
21.    Rose Of England - Edgar Elmes, Male Chorus                                                    3.19
22.    If You Only Knew - Dorothy Dickson, Male Chorus                                             3.21
23.    Why Isn’t It You? - Dorothy Dickson, Walter Crisham                                        2.51
24.    Haven Of You Heart - Olive Gilbert                                                                  3.14
From 12” LP  World Record Club SH 216 (Side 1)
Drury Lane Orchestra conducted by Charles Prentice

Total Time:  78.56

EDMUND HOCKRIDGE - Star of Londonís West End
Vol. 1
FBCD498/499

CD 1:

The Vagabond King [1925] Music by Rudolph Friml, Lyrics by Brian Hooker
01. Someday                                                                                                          2.35
02. Song Of The Vagabonds                                                                                     1.48
03. Only A Rose                                                                                                      3.31

The Desert Song [1926] Music by Sigmund Romberg, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II & Otto Harbach
04. The Riff Song - with Chorus                                                                               1.55
05. I Want A Kiss - with June Bronhill & Chorus                                                         2.18
06. The Desert Song - with June Bronhill                                                                  3.06
07. One Alone - with June Bronhill and Chorus                                                          3.39

The New Moon [1927] Music by Sigmund Romberg, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 11
08. Softly as In a Morning Sunrise                                                                            3.34
09. Wanting You                                                                                                    2.39

Porgy and Bess [1935] Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by DuBose Heyward & Ira Gershwin
10. A Woman Is A Sometime Thing                                                                          1.50
11. Summertime                                                                                                   3.05
12. I Got Plenty Of Nuttin'                                                                                       1.57
13. Bess, You Is My Woman Now - with Chorus                                                         3.33
14. It Ain't Necessarily So - with Chorus                                                                    3.26

The Boys From Syracuse[1938] Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
15. Falling In Love With Love                                                                                2.18
16. Sing For Your Supper                                                                                       2.25
17. The Shortest Day Of The Year                                                                           3.17
18. This Can’t Be Love                                                                                           2.40

 

Carousel [1945] Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 11
19. If I Loved You                                                                                                    3.19
20. Soliloquy                                                                                                         7.33

Annie Get Your Gun [1946] Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin
21. The Girl That I Marry                                                                                         3.12
22. They Say It’s Wonderful - with Gemma Craven                                                    4.03
23. My Defenses Are Down - with Chorus                                                                 2.53
24. Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better - with Gemma Craven                                 4.12
25.  There’s No Business Like Show Business - with Suzi Quatro, Eric Flynn, Mat
      Matt Zimmerman and the 1986 London Revival Cast                                            4.05

Total Time: 79.12

CD 2:
Kiss Me, Kate [1948] Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
01.  Another Op’nin’, Another Show                                                                          2.05
02.  We Open In Venice - with Janine Roebuck and Jackie Jefferson                             1.45
03. I’ve Come To Wive It Wealthily In Padua - with Chorus                                         2.32
04. Where Thine That Special Face                                                                          2.30
05. Where Is The Life That Late I Led?                                                                      4.00
06. Wunderbar - with Janine Roebuck                                                                      2.48

South Pacific [1949]  Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 11
07. Younger Than Springtime                                                                                  3.38
08. There’s Nothin’ Like A Dame - with Bryan Rodwell at the Hammond Organ            2.24
09. Some Enchanted Evening                                                                                   3.33

Guys and Dolls [1950] Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
10. Luck Be A Lady                                                                                                  2.46
11. My Time Of Day                                                                                                2.28
12. I’ll Know                                                                                                          2.38
13. I’ve Never Been In Love Before                                                                          2.44
14. A Woman In Love [Film, 1951]                                                                           2.34

 

Can-Can [1953] Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
15.  C’est Magnifique                                                                                               2.32
16.  I Am In Love                                                                                                     2.09
17.  It’s Alright With Me                                                                                           1.52
18.  I Love Paris                                                                                                       4.00

Me and Juliet [1953]  Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 11
19. No Other Love                                                                                                  2.25
20.  We Deserve Each Other - with Joan Regan                                                          2.34

The Pajama Game [1954] Music and Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
21. A New Town Is A Blue Town                                                                               2.57
22. Small Talk - with Joy Nichols                                                                              3.30
23. Hey, There                                                                                                       3.32
24. There Once Was A Man - with Joy Nichols                                                           3.05
25. Once-A-Year-Day - with Chorus                                                                          3.20
26. The Pajama Game - with Joy Nichols and Chorus                                                 0.46

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers [Film - 1954] Music by Gene de Paul, Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
27. Bless Yore Beautiful Hide                                                                                   1.44
28. Sobbin’ Women                                                                                                2.42
29. When You’re In Love                                                                                         2.57

Total Time: 78.51
The Romantic Voice of GLADYS SWARTHOUT in Opera And Song
FBCD500/501

CD 1:
1.          Will You Remember? [Maytime] [with Frank Chapman]                                  
             [Romberg - Young] Voice of Firestone, 1934                                              3.24
2.          Don Giovanni: Lá ci darem lo mano [with Frank Chapman]
             [Mozart - DaPonte] Voice of Firestone 8-13-1934                                       2.48
3.          La Favorita: O mio Fernando [Donizetti - Royer - Valëz]
             Voice of Firestone 10-1-1934                                                                    4.49
4.          La Favorita: In questo sudo [with Frank Chapman]                                    
             [Donizetti - Royer - Valëz] Voice of Firestone 10-1-1934                              4.59
5.          Il Trovatore: Stride la vampa [Verd I - Cammarano]
             Voice of Firestone 8-27-1934                                                                    2.42
6.          Paradise in Waltz Time [film - Champagne Waltz]
             [Coslow - Hallander]  7-1- 937                                                                  2.09
7           Samson et Dalila: Mon Coeur [Saint - Saëns - Lemaire]
             RCA 14143-A, 4-3-1936                                                                            4.32
8.          Samson et Dalila: Amour vieus aider - [Saint - Saëns - Lemaire]
             RCA 14143-B, 4- 3-1936                                                                           3.44
9.          Carmen: Habanera  [Bizet - Meilhac - Halévy]  RCA 14419-A, 4-3-1936          3.32
10.        Carmen: Seguidilla  [Bizet - Meilhac - Halévy]  RCA 14419-B, 4-3-1936          3.37
11.        I Mean To Say I Love You [film - Give Us This Night]                                    
             [Korngold - Hammerstein 11]  RCA B101178-1  Unpublished  4-3-1936         3.31
12.        Clouds [Charles] [Piano: Hodges]  RCA 4318-A , 4-3-1936                            2.34
13.        Spendthrift  [Charles] [Piano: Charles]  RCA 4318-B,  4-3-1936                     1.48
14.        La Gioconda: Voice di donna  [Ponchielli - Boito]                                        
             Voice of Firestone 10-1-1934                                                                    3.47
15.        O Lovely Night [Young - Leipold]    Chase & Sanborn, 2-20-1938                   3.42
16.        Tonight We Love [film - Romance in the Dark] [Robin - Rainger]
             Chase & Sanborn, 2-20-1938                                                                    2.24
17.        Rinaldo: Lascia ch’io pianga [Handel] [Piano: Hodges]
             RCA 16778, 1-10-1940                                                                             3.53
18.        El Majo Discreto [Granados] [Piano: Hodges] RCA 16779-A, 1-10-1940         3.06
19.        Résurrection: Dieu de grâce [Alfano - Hanau]  12-31-1944                           3.18
20.        Ah, Love But as Day [Beach - Browning] Voice of Firestone, 1-8-1945           3.26
21.        Porgy and Bess: Bess, You Is My Woman Now  [with Dick Byron]
             [Gershwin - Heyward - Gershwin] Prudential Family Hour 10-17-1943          3.39
22.        Speak Low [One Touch of Venus] [Weill - Nash] Prudential Family Hour,
             10-17-1943                                                                                             4.17
23.        I Love You So [The Merry Widow] [Lehár- Ross] Voice of Firestone,
             4-30-1945                                                                                               2.45
Total Time: 78.36                                                                                                

CD 2:
01.        Hérodiade: Il est doux, il est bon [Massenet - Milliet - Grémont]                  5.03
02.        I Passed By Your Window  [Brahe - Taylor] Prudential Family Hour,
             11-21-1943                                                                                             2.22
03.        Faust: Le roi de Thule  [Gounod - Barbier - Carre] Prudential Family Hour,
             11-21-1943                                                                                             5.16
04.        Cavalleria Rusticana: Voi lo sapete  [Tozzetti - Menasci - Mascagni]
             Voice of Firestone, 2-26-1945                                                                   3.29
05.        Carmen: Card Scene [Bizet - Meilhac - Halévy] Prudential Family Hour,
             1944                                                                                                      3.43
06.        Vilia  [The Merry Widow] [Lehár]  Prudential Family Hour, 10-17-1943         3.52
07.        Italian Street Song [Naughty Marietta] [Herbert - Young] Voice of Firestone,
             1-12-1945                                                                                               2.34
08.        Hymn to Nature. Op. 48, No. 4  [Beethoven] Voice of Firestone, 1-12-1945   2.25
09.        The Kerry Dance [Molloy]  Voice of Firestone, 4-21-1947                            3.31
10.        L’Italiana in Algeri: Per lui che adoro [Rossini] Voice of Firestone,
              8-17-1944                                                                                              4.11
11.        Les Chemins d’amour [Poulenc - Anouilh] [Piano: King]  RCA 10-1422-B,
             12-22-1947                                                                                             3.04
12.        Land of Hope and Glory [Sullivan] Prudential Family Hour, 1944                  1.31
13.        The Angelus [Sweethearts] [Herbert - Smith - DeGressac]
             Voice of Firestone, 1-12-1945                                                                   3.47
14.        Just a Wearyin’ for You [Bond - Stanton] Voice of Firestone, 12-4-1944        2.14
Tracks 15 - 20 Songs of the Auvergne 
[Folk songs arranged by J. Canteloube,  Conductor: Morel] RCA WDM 1540
1-11-1951:
15.        Bailero [Song of the Shepherds] A, 7-14-1949                                           4.21
16.        Aio de Rotzo  [Spring Water] RCA   3344 - A, 1-11-1951                               0.57
17.        L’Antouno [Song of Antoine] A, 1-11-1951                                                2.45
18.        Passo pel prat  [Come Through the Meadow] B, 1-11-1951                          3.02
19.        Brezairola  [Lullaby] [Violin solo: Oscar Shumsky,]  B,1-11-1951                   2.54
20.        Malurous Quiro Uno Fenno  [Unhappy he who has a wife]
             RCA  49 - 3345 - B, 1-11-1951                                                                   1.21
21.        Thais-Ave Maria  [Massenet] Voice of Firestone, 11-6-1944                         4.01
22.        Bali Hai [South Pacific] [Rodgers - Hammerstein II] Telephone Hour,
             8-7-1949                                                                                                4.09
23.        The Last Rose of Summer [Martha] [Moore]  Railroad Hour, 2-22-1954        3.41
24.        El Vito [Obradors]  Telephone Hour, 8-16-1943                                          2.02
25.        Si mes vers avaint des ailes [Hahn - Hugo]  [Piano: George Troville]
             E3-RC-3370  RCA 12-22-1953                                                                    2.02

Total Time: 78.31
EDMUND HOCKRIDGE - Star of Londonís West End - Vol. 2
FBCD502/503

CD 1:

The Most Happy Fella [1956] Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser
01. Somebody, Somewhere                                                                                    1.52
02. Joey, Joey, Joey                                                                                                3.16
03. Don’t Cry                                                                                                         2.32
04. Big ‘D’ - with Chorus                                                                                          2.03
05. Happy To Make Your Acquaintance - with Chorus                                                2.28
06. My Heart Is So Full Of You                                                                                  2.16

The Music Man [1957] Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson
07. Seventy Six Trombones                                                                                      2.55
08.  Lida Rose                                                                                                         2.38
09.  Goodnight My Someone                                                                                    1.50
10. It's You                                                                                                             2.49
11.  Till There Was You                                                                                            2.55

Gigi [Film - 1958] Music by Frederick Loewe, Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
12. The Night They Invented Champagne                                                                  1.28
13. Thank Heaven For Little Girls                                                                             2.32
14. Waltz At Maxim's (She's Not Thinking Of Me)                                                      2.35
15. Gigi                                                                                                                  3.13

Camelot [1960] Music by Frederick Loewe, Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
16. Camelot                                                                                                           2.48
17. How To Handle A Woman                                                                                 3.12
18. I Loved You Once In Silence                                                                               3.05
19. If Ever I Would Leave You                                                                                  2.57
20. Camelot (Finale)                                                                                               1.02

 

Songs from Musicals and Films:

Irving Berlin Music and Lyrics
21. A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody [The Ziegfeld Follies, 1919]                                      2.05
22. The Best Thing For You [Call Me Madam, 1950]                                                   2.23

Rudolph Friml
23. Rose Marie [from the show of the same name, 1924] lyric by Otto Harbach
      & Oscar Hammerstein 11]                                                                                 2.32
24. This Same Heart [film - Vagabond King, 1956] lyric by Johnny Burke                      3.08

Noel Coward Music and Lyrics
25. A Room With A View [This Year Of Grace, 1927]                                                  1.59
26. I’ll See You Again [Bitter Sweet, 1929]                                                                 3.03

Jerome Kern
27. Why Do I Love You? [Show Boat, 1927] Lyric by Oscar Hammerstein 11                 2.31
28. The Way You Look Tonight [Swing Time, 1936] Lyric by Dorothy Fields                  3.25
29. I’m Old-Fashioned [Film - You Were Never Lovelier, 1942] Lyric by Johnny
      Mercer                                                                                                            3.43
30. Long Ago And Far Away [Film - Cover Girl, 1944] Lyric by Ira Gershwin                   3.15

Total Timing: 78.45

CD 2:

George & Ira Gershwin
01. S’Wonderful [Funny Face, 1927]                                                                         2.55
02. Nice Work If you Can Get It [Film - Damsel In Distress, 1937]                                 1.52
03. They Can’t Take That Away From Me [Film - Shall We Dance, 1937]                       2.13
04. Our Love Is Here To Stay [Film - The Goldwyn Follies, 1938                                   2.34

Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart
05  My Heart Stood Still [One Dam Thing After Another, London, 1927/A Connecticut Yankee, New York, 1927] 2.18
06  You’re Nearer [Film - Too Many Girls, 1940]                                                        3.01
07. I Could Write A Book [Pal Joey, 1940]                                                                 2.10

Vincent Youmans
08. Great Day [Great Day!, 1929] Music by Vincent Youmans, Lyric by Edward
      Eliscu & Billy Rose                                                                                             2.39
Franz Lehar
09. You Are My Heart’s Delight [The Land of Smiles, 1931] Lyric by Harry Graham        3.27

Arthur Schwartz
10. Dancing In The Dark [The Band Wagon, 1931] Lyric by Howard Dietz                     2.35
11. I’ll Buy You A Star [A Tree Grows In Brooklyn, 1951] Lyric by Dorothy Fields            3.12

Harry Parr-Davies
12. I Leave My Heart In An English Garden [Dear Miss Phoebe, 1942] Lyric by Christopher Hassall   3.19
13. Pedro, the Fisherman [Lisbon Story, 1943] Lyric by Harold Purcell                         3.59

Albert Arlen
14. That Old Black Magic [Film - Star Spangled Rhythm, 1942] Lyric by Johnny
      Mercer                                                                                                            3.24
15. Hooray For Love [Film - Casbah, 1948] Lyric by Leo Robin                                     2.12

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein 11
16. The Surrey With The Fringe On Top [Oklahoma!, 1943]                                        3.16
17. We Kiss In A Shadow [The King And I, 1951]                                                        3.17
18. Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful?  [TV - Cinderella, 1957]                           2.26
19. The Sound Of Music [show of same name, 1959]                                                 4.17

Burton Lane
20. Old Devil Moon [Finian’s Rainbow 1947],  Lyric by E.Y. (Yip) Harburg                     2.36

Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe
21. It’s Almost Like Being In Love [Brigadoon, 1947]                                                  3.01
22. I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face [My Fair Lady, 1956]                                    3.26

Leonard Bernstein
23. It’s Love* [Wonderful Town, 1953] Lyric by Betty Comden and Adolph Green         2.54

Robert Wright and George Forrest
24. Stranger In Paradise [Kismet, 1953] (Adapted from themes of Alexander Borodin)  2.35
Albert Hague
25. Young and Foolish [Plain and Fancy, 1955] Lyric by Arnold Horwitt                        2.41

Jule Styne
26. Long Before I Knew You [Bells Are Ringing, 1956] Lyric by Betty Comden and
      Adolph Green                                                                                                   2.23
27. Comes Once In A Lifetime [Subways Are For Sleeping, 1961] Lyric by Betty
      Comden and Adolph Green                                                                               2.12

Cy Coleman
28  Hey, Look Me Over [Wildcat, 1960] Lyric by Carolyn Leigh                                    1.53

Total Time: 79.04
Ivor Novelloís Kingís Rhapsody / Careless Rapture / Arc de Triomphe
FBCD504/505

CD 1:
         King’s Rhapsody  [Book & Music by Ivor Novello, Lyrics by Christopher Hassall]  
           
         Broadcast (Studio Cast)  [1968]
01.    Overture* - Orchestra                                                                                 2.37
02.    Birthday Greetings - Chorus                                                                         1.14
03.     Someday My Heart Will Awake  - Cynthia Glover                                           1.43
04.    Fly Home Little Heart - Patricia Kern                                                             2.02
05.     Mountain Dove - Cynthia Glover                                                                  2.02
06.     If This Were Love - Cynthia Glover                                                                1.16
07.     Ballroom Scene - Cynthia Glover & Chorus                                                    3.26
08.     The Mayor Of Perpignan - Marjorie Westbury & Chorus                                 2.55
09.     National Anthem - Chorus                                                                           1.02
10.     The Gates Of Paradise - Cynthia Glover, Patricia Kern, Robert Bowman            3.43
11.     The Violin Began To Play - Cynthia Glover                                                     3.49
12.     Muranian Rhapsody Ballet - Chorus                                                              5.38
13.     Take Your Girl - Patricia Kern & Chorus                                                         1.45
14.    Someday My Heart Will Awake (Reprise) - Orchestra                                     0.57
15.    Coronation Scene (Finale) - Cynthia Glover, Patricia Kern & Chorus,
         with William Davies at the Organ, John Palmer (Spoken)                                6.30
The BBC Concert Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Vilem Tausky
From 12” LP Studio 2 Stereo EMI TWO 270
Except for * The New World Show Orchestra conducted by Jan Cěrvenka
                           
         Original Cast [1949]
16.    Someday My Heart Will Awake - Vanessa Lee                                                3.16
17.     Fly Home Little Heart - Olive Gilbert                                                             2.35
18.    Mountain Dove/If This Were Love/A Violin Began to Play - Vanessa Lee,
         Denis Martin & Larry Mardon                                                                      6.20
19.     The Mayor Of Perpignan - Phyllis Dare                                                          0.53
20.    The Gates Of Paradise - Denis Martin, Vanessa Lee, Olive Gilbert                    3.40
21.    Muranian Rhapsody Ballet - Ivor Novello (Narration) & Orchestra                   10.41
 22.    Take Your Girl - Olive Gilbert & Male Chorus                                                  2.19
23.    Reprises: Someday My Heart Will Awake/The Gates Of Paradise -
         Vanessa Lee, Denis Martin & Olive Gilbert                                                    2.41
24.    Coronation Scene - Vanessa Lee, Olive Gilbert & Chorus                                 4.28
         Drury Lane Orchestra conducted by Charles Prentice
From 10” LP HMV DLP 1010 (re-edited)
Bonus:
25.    The Years Together [from 1955 film version] - Anna Neagle                            1.33

Total Time: 79.04

CD 2:

Careless Rapture [Book & Music by Ivor Novello, Lyrics by Christopher Hassall]

Broadcast (Studio Cast)  [1969]
01.     Overture* - Orchestra                                                                                 3.32
02.     Music In May - Elaine Blighton                                                                     4.11
03.     Studio Duet - Ann Howard, Elaine Blighton & Leslie Fry                                  3.04
04.     Wait For Me - Elaine Blighton & Male Chorus                                               
         (a) Segue...Rose Ballet - Orchestra
         (b) Segue...Music In May - Leslie Fry & Elaine Blighton                                   5.28
05.     Why Is There Ever Goodbye? – Ann Howard & Chorus                                    3.37
06.     Hampstead Heath - Chorus                                                                          2.23
07.     We Are The Wives - Chorus                                                                         3.19
08.     The Manchuko - John Lawrenson & Chorus                                                   2.16
09.     Finaletto:
         (a) Love Made The Song - John Lawrenson, Veronica Lucas & Chorus
         (b) Pick Of The Navy - Chorus                                                                       4.20
10.    Temple Ballet – Ann Howard & Chorus                                                         6.02
11.     The Bridge Of Lover - Ann Howard & Chorus                                                 3.06
The BBC Concert Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Marcus Dods
From 12” LP Studio 2 Stereo EMI TWO 260
Except for * The New World Show Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Alwyn

         Original Cast [1936]
12.     Music In May - Dorothy Dickson                                                                   2.52
13.     Why Is There Ever Goodbye? -  Olive Gilbert                                                 4.23
14.     Studio Scene (A Bit Of Opera) - Ivor Novello, Dorothy Dickson
         & Olive Gilbert                                                                                           4.21
15      The Miracle Of Nichaow (Temple Ballet) Extract and Solo - Orchestra &
         Olive Gilbert                                                                                               5.58
16.     Love Made The Song - Sybil Crawley & Eric Starling                                        3.08
17.    The Bridge Of Lovers - Orchestra & Olive Gilbert                                            3.55
Drury Lane Orchestra conducted by Charles Prentice
From 12” LP WR SHB 23 (Side 1)
Bonus:
         Arc de Triomphe[Book & Music by Ivor Novello, Lyrics by Christopher Hassall]

         Original Cast [1943]
18.    Waking Or Sleeping - Mary Ellis                                                                    3.27
19.    Dark Music - Elisabeth Welch                                                                       3.22
20.    Man Of My Heart - Mary Ellis                                                                       3.25
21.    Easy To Live With - Mary Ellis & Peter Graves                                                3.23
Phoenix Theatre Orchestra conducted by Tom Lewis
From 12” LP  WR SH 216 (Side 1)

Total Time:  79.43
MARCEL MERKES AND PAULETTE MERVAL, Vol. 1 Great French Operettas
FBCD506/507

CD 1:

LES AMANTS DE VENISE  [1952]
Music by Vincent Scotto, Libretto by Henri Varna,  Marc-Cab, R. Richard

1.   Ti lui diras - Marcel                                                                                          
2.   C’est pour lui - Paulette
3.   Venise - Marcel and Chorus                                                                              
4.   Les Amants de Venise - Marcel and Paulette
5.   Pour l'amour du pays - Marcel and Chorus
6.   Viens rêver - Marcel and Paulette
7.   Les deux pigeons - Paulette
8.   Je te revois - Marcel
9.   O Maria - Paulette and Chorus
10. Bella canzonetta - Marcel

  • Orchestra conducted by Jacques Météhen

VÉRONIQUE  [1898]
Music by André Messager, Libretto by Albert Vanloo and Georges Duval

11. Cést Estelle et Véronique - Paulette
12. Vrai Dieu! mes bons amis - Marcel
13. Petite dinde - Paulette
14. De-ci, de-la - Paulette and Marcel
15. Une grisette, mignonne - Marcel
16.  Voyons, ma tanta - Paulette
17. Poussez, poussez l’escarpolette - Marcel and Paulette
18.  Adieu, je pars (Le lettre) - Marcel
19. Eh bien! par ordre, procédons - Paulette and Marcel

  • Orchestra conducted by Jacques Météhen

 

VIENNE CHANTE ET DANSE [1967]
Music by Jack Ledru, Libretto by Henri Varna, Marc-Cab, R. Richard

20. Coeur bohemian - Marcel and Chorus
21. Mon refrain de joie - Paulette and Chorus
22. Vienne chante et danse - Marcel and Paulette
23. Réve der Vienne - Paulette and Chorus
24. C’est un amour - Marcel
25. Si l’amour - Paulette and Marcel
26. Deux pour Noél - Marcel, Paulette and Chorus
Orchestra conducted by Mario Bua

BONUS:

PHI-PHI  [1918]Music by Henri Christiné, Libretto by Albert Willemetz and Fabien Sola
27. Ah! Tais-toi... - Paulette and Marcel

LES SALTIMBANQUES [1899] Music by Louis Ganne, Libretto by Maurice Ordonneau
28. C’est l’amour - Paulette, Marcel and Chorus

Total Time: 79.34

CD 2:

LE FILLE DE MADAME ANGOT [1872]
Music by Charles Lecocq, Libretto by Clairville, Paul Giraudin and Victor Koning

01. Certainment, jámais Clairette - Marcel
02. Pour être fort, on se rassemble - Paulette and Marcel
03.  Chanson politique - Paulette and Chorus
04. Jours fortunés de notre enfance - Paulette and Jane Berbié
05. Voyons, Monsieur, raisonnons politique - Marcel and Jane Berbié
06. Vous aviez fait de la dépense - Paulette and Chorus
07. Je trouve mon futur charmant - Paulette, Jacques Loreau and Albert Voli
08. Duo des lettres/Finale Act 3 - Marcel, Jane Berbié, Paulette, Jacques Loreau,
      Albert Voli, Suzanne Bauge and Chorus

  • Orchestra conducted by Jacques Météhen
  •  
  • LE AMOURS DE DON JUAN  [1955]
  • Music by Juan Morata, Libretto by Henri Varna,  Marc-Cab, R. Richard
  •  
  • 09. Le Soliel catalan - Paulette and Chorus
  • 10. Un appel de castagnettes - Marcel and Chorus
  • 11. Tous les homes sont volages - Paulette and Chorus
  • 12. Adieu, mon Espagne - Marcel
  • 13. Mon premier amour - Marcel
  • 14. Prends ton sac, Douchka - Marcel, Paulette and Chorus
  • 15. Ne dites pas “je t’iame” - Paulette
  • 16. Viens, mon coeur est tout á toi - Marcel
  • Orchestra conducted by Serge Bessiére
  •  
  • VIOLETTES IMPÉRIALES [1948]
  • Music by Vincent Scotto, Libretto by Paul Achard, René Jeanne and Henri Varna
  •  
  • 17. Le châle - Paulette and Chorus
  • 18. Ce soir, mon amour- Marcel                                  
  • 19. Mélancolie - Paulette
  • 20. Il n'y a pas de Pyrénées - Marcel
  • 21.  Jóse à peine - Marcel
  • 22. Violette - Paulette
  • 23. Si tu voyais - Marcel
  • 24. Anisette - Paulette and Chorus
  • 25. Tu peux croire à mon amour - Marcel
  • 26. Qui veut mon bouquet de violettes? - Paulette
  • 27. Finale - Marcel, Paulette and Chorus
  • Orchestra conducted by Jacques Météhen
  •  
Total Time: 79.11
ALBERT SANDLER & HIS MUSIC VOL. 1
FBCD508/509

CD 1:

1.      Pomone (Waltz)] [Waldteufel] Col. DB2138                                                     3.14

2.      From The Land Of The Sky Blue Water [Cadman] Golden Age GX 41 25461     3.21          
3.      Bird Songs At Eventide [Coates]                                                                        2.37

4.       Chanson Hindoue-Sadko (Song Of India) [Rimsky-Korsakov]                               3.16

5.       Shy Serenade [Scott-Wood]                                                                             3.07
6.       Serenade from Les Millions g'Arlequin [Drigo]                                                    3.11
7.       Chanson [Friml]                                                                                             2.50
8.       The Phantom Medley [Ketelbey]                                                                       3.51
9.       Serenade [Heykens]                                                                                         3.11
10.     Demande et Reponse [Coleridge-Taylor]                                                           3.24
11.     Thais: Meditation [Massenet]                                                                          4.33
12.     In An Eighteenth Century Drawing Room [Scott]                                                3.16
13.     An Old Violin [Vocal - Olive Groves]/Endearing Young Charms 
         [Taylor, Fisher]                                                                                                 3.07

14.     Dreaming (Waltz) [Joyce]                                                                                  3.05
15.     On Wings Of Song [Mendelssohn]                                                                    2.40
16.     Largo [Handel]                                                                                               3.24
Tracks 1 – 16 from  WRC  LP  SH255
17.     Danza Hungara De Brahms [Brahms]                                                                  2.49
18.    Beautiful Spring [Lincke] Col.  DB2151                                                               3.31
19.     Alice Blue Gown (from Irene[Tierney - McCarthy] Col. DB2161                         3.22
20.     Acclamations (Waltz) [Waldteufel] Col. DB2151                                                3.14
21.     The Blue Danube [Strauss 11, arr. Hartley] Col.  33S1033                                   3.12
22.     Fascination [Marchetti] Col. DB2168                                                                3.33
23.     Moonlight Sonata [Beethoven] Col. DO2549                                                     3.14
24.     Pathetique Sonata [Beethoven] Col. DO2549                                                    3.15
Total Time: 78:15

CD 2:

1.       Torna A Surriento [De Curtis] Col. DB2334]                                                       3.18
 
2.       When Day Is Done [Katcher – De Sylva] Col. DB2144                                         3.18                                
3.      Deanna Durbin Successes: Waltzing In The Clouds [Stolz - Kahn]/Pale Hands

         I Love [Woodford - Finden]/Spring In My Heart [Stolz - Kahn]/One Day When

         We Were Young [Strauss 11]/When You're Away [Herbert - Blossom]/When
          April Sings [Stolz - Kahn] Col. DB2162                                                                 6.42

4.       Song of  Songs [Moya]  Col.DB469                                                                    3.15

5.      If Only I Had You [Davies] Col. 50092.47
6.      To The Spring [Grieg]                                                                                      3.12
7.       Autumn [Chaminade]                                                                                      3.14
8.       Chanson De Martin [Elgar]                                                                               3.25
9.       Chanson De Nuit [Elgar]                                                                                   6.40
10.    The Lilac Domino Selection [Cuvillier]: All Line Up In A Queue /Where
         Love Is Waiting /Let the Music Play /What Is Done You Can Never Undo /

         Waltz /Finale [Act 1] /Carnival Night /The Lilac Domino                                     6.49

11.     The Geisha Selections [Jones]: Interfering Parrot /A Geisha’s Life /Love!
         Love! /The Amorous Goldfish –Chin Chin Chinaman /Oh! What Will They
         Do With Molly /Star Of My Soul /If You Will Come To Tea /Opening Chorus
         Act 2                                                                                                             9.03

12.     Waltzes From Theatre-Land [Various Unknown]: Love Will Find A Way /
         My Hero /Just For A While /Glamorous Night /Deep In My Heart, Dear /
         I’ll See You Again /I’ll Follow My Secret Heart /The Desert Song]                           9.03

13.    If I Were Twenty Again [Unknown] D/ld.                                                          3.22 
14.     El Relicario [Padilla] Col. FB2209                                                                     2.23
15.    The Only Girl [Unknown]                                                                                2.28
16.     The Best Years Of Our Life [Unknown]                                                             2.40
17.     Vienna, City Of My Dreams [Siecynski]                                                             3.22
18.     Czardas [Monti]                                                                                             3.16
19.     Salut D’Amour [Elgar]                                                                                    2.46
20.     Again (Waltz) [Eilzalde]                                                                                   2.38
Total Time: 78:08

ALBERT SANDLER & HIS MUSIC VOL. 2
FBCD510/511

CD 1:
1.             Macushla [MacMurrough – Rowe,  arr. Fred Hartley]  Col. DB2292 3.08 
2.             Scrub Brother Scrub [Warner] Col.2292        2.08
3.             Ragamuffin [Rixner]  Col. DB2090 2.00 4.      One Star [Prisker]  Col. DB2090   3.24
5.             Yvonne [Horatio Nicholls] Col. DB1220          3.30
6.             Trouble In Paradise [Wever, Ager & Schwartz] Col.DB 1220            3.29
7.             Dolores (Waltz) [Waldteufel] Col. FB 1537    3.08
8.             Estudiantina (Waltz) [Waldteufel : On  Motives by P.Lacome] Col. FB1537      2.42
9.             Belle Of New York Selections, Parts 1 & 2 [Kerker  - Morton]: She is
                the Belle Of New York/ From Far Cohoes/ La Belle Parisienne/They Always
                Follow Me/When We Are Married/Oh, Teach Me How To Kiss Dear
                Col. DB2098               7.01

10.           The King Steps Out Selections [Kreisler, arr. Zalva], Parts 1 & 2: Stars In
                My Eyes/Soldiers’ March/Learn How To Lose/Madly In Love/Incidental Music/
                 Stars In My Eyes  Col. FB1487         8.52

11.           Adoree [West]  Col. 5070           3.06
12.           Frederica: Oh Maiden, My Maiden [Lehar] Col. FB 258         2.42
13.           Frederica: Wayward Rose [Lehar] Col. FB258     3.06
14.           Intermezzo (Souvenir de Vienne) [Provost] Col. DB 2009       3.11
15.           Life Is Nothing Without Music [Hartley ] Col. FB 2318    3.25
16.           Love Everlasting [Friml] Col. 5070      2.41
17.           Old Chelsea Selections, Pts.1 & 2 [Tauber, Tysh & Grun]: There Are Angels
                Outside Heaven/Just A Little Gossip/If You Are In Love/My Heart And I
                DB2274    6.37

18.           Poupée Valsante (The Dancing Doll) [Poldini] Col. DB 2004            2.58
19.           Tristesse (So Deep Is The Night) [Chopin] Col.DB2318   3.20
20.           Selection Of Haydn Wood’s Songs: Fleurette, I Shall Never Forget/Silver Clouds/
                It Is Only A Tiny Garden/Love’s Garden Of Rose/When The Daisy Opens Her
                Eyes/I Love Your Eyes of Grey/Roses of Picardy  Col. DX961          8.16

21.           Prelude [Wood] Col. DB1378      2.59

Total Time: 79:43
               
CD2:

1.             Portrait Of A Toy Soldier [Ewing]  CD9732                      2.51

2.              Casino  Tanze (Valse) [Gungl]     2.59
3.              Kisses In The Dark – Nocturne [De Micheli]  3.02
4.              Faust Selection [Gounod,  arr. Myddleton]                     6.48
5.              Rosa Mia (Tango Serenade) [Guizar-Fisher-Potter]                          3.16
6.              Minuetto [from Mozart’s  Sym. No.39 in E Flat K543]                      1.57
7.              Allegro (Violin Solo) [Fiocco, arr. Bent & O’Neill]            2.41
8.              From Me To You [King - André - Conney]     3.22
9.             Folk Tune And Fiddle Dance [Fletcher]                              3.43
10.           By  The  Sleepy  Lagoon (Valse Serenade)  [Coates]       3.13
11.           With You (Foxtrot) (from film Brief Ecstasy) [Smith/Walter]            3.11
12.           Fairies’ Gavotte [Kohn]               2.25
13.           Melody At Dusk (Violin Solo) [King]               3.24
14.           Souvenir d’Ukraine [Ferraris]                        2.49
15.           Always In My Heart [Turk - Coots]                3.18
16.           Minuet In A, Op.13, No5 [Boccherini]            2.09
Tracks 1-6, 9,11-14,16-17  Pavilion Records
17.           Japansy (Intermezzzo) [Klenner]                   3.18
18.           Biens  Aimes (Waltz) [Waldteufel]               3.00
19.           Liebestraum (Love’s Dream) [Liszt]              4.19
20.           Girl Of A Million Dreams [Gay]                      2.59
21.           The Grasshopper’s Dance [Unknown]           3.47
22.           Play Of  Butterflies [Heykens]                       2.49
23.           Fairy Tale [Heykens]   2.26
24.           For Love Of  You [Vienna]            3.12

Total Time: 79.20
RAYMOND AGOULT Conducts
FBCD512

1.              Thais  Meditation [Massenet]     4.32
2.             Pavane  [Ravel]          2.44  
3.             Dream  Children ,Op.43, Nos. 1 & 2 [Elgar]  5.37
4.             Suite  Bergamasque  No.3 – Clair  De  Lune  [Debussy] 3.14
5.             Cantanta  No.140, Choral Variations, Wachet Auf, Ruff  Uns  Die 
                Stimme [Bach]          4.19  
6.             Quartet  in D, Op.1V – Andante  Cantabile [Tchaikovsky]               4.25
7              Orfeo [Gluck] – Dance  of  The  Blessed  Spirits             8.07
LSC2326  CLAIR  DE  LUNE
8.             Light  Calvary Overture [Von  Suppe]           6.06
9.             If  I  Were  King  Overture [Adolpe Adams]   7.50
10.           Morning, Noon & Night  In  Vienna [Von Suppe]           6.53
11.           Queen  of  Spades [Von  Suppe] 7.41
12.           Light Calvary  Overture [Von  Suppe]           6.06
13.           Zampa [Ferdinand Herold]         7.50
14.           Morning, Noon & Night  in  Vienna [Von Suppe]           7.41
15.           Queen of Spades [Tchaikovsky]   7.46
16.           Crown of Diamonds [Daniel  Auber]            7.31
LSC2134  OVERTURES  IN  SPADES
TOTAL  PLAYING  TIME:  76.00

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