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Mike Oldfield: The Collection

Audio Samples

>Oldfield, Mike : Tubular Bells
>Oldfield, Mike : Tubular Bells (abbreviated version for the single)
>Oldfield, Mike : Sailor's Hornpipe
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : In dulci jubilo, BWV 729
>Oldfield, Mike : Ommadawn
>     (Excerpt)
>Oldfield, Mike : Portsmouth
>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell, Overture
>Oldfield, Mike : Incantations
>     Part 4 (Excerpt)
>Oldfield, Mike : Guilty
>Hope, Ashworth : Blue Peter, television series theme
>Oldfield, Mike : Five Miles Out
>Oldfield, Mike : Wonderful Land
>Oldfield, Mike : Taurus II
>     (Excerpt)
>Oldfield, Mike : Family Man, song
>Oldfield, Mike : Shadow on the Wall, song
>Oldfield, Mike : Moonlight Shadow, song
>Oldfield, Mike : Foreign Affair, song

Album Summary

>Oldfield, Mike : Tubular Bells
>Oldfield, Mike : Tubular Bells (abbreviated version for the single)
>Oldfield, Mike : Sailor's Hornpipe
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : In dulci jubilo, BWV 729
>Oldfield, Mike : Ommadawn
>Oldfield, Mike : Portsmouth
>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell, Overture
>Oldfield, Mike : Incantations
>Oldfield, Mike : Guilty
>Hope, Ashworth : Blue Peter, television series theme
>Oldfield, Mike : Five Miles Out
>Oldfield, Mike : Wonderful Land
>Oldfield, Mike : Taurus II
>Oldfield, Mike : Family Man, song
>Oldfield, Mike : Shadow on the Wall, song
>Oldfield, Mike : Moonlight Shadow, song
>Oldfield, Mike : Foreign Affair, song
Performers Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Limited two CD edition includes a bonus CD containing an additional nine Oldfield classics. 2009 digitally remastered edition of the British guitarist's musical masterpiece. Fans old and new can celebrate the great work of Mike Oldfield with this very special release of his classic, multi- platinum selling album Tubular Bells. This exciting new version of his 1973 groundbreaking album will not only be repackaged, but Mike Oldfield himself has also remastered the tracks from his home in the Bahamas and has overseen a new stereo mix. This is the first classic album to be released from Mike Oldfield's back catalogue. It is 35 years since the opening passage was used in the film The Exorcist, making the album a global phenomenon. Universal.

Notes & Reviews:

Personnel: Mike Oldfield (vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, 12-string guitar, classical guitar, Spanish guitar, banjo, harp, mandolin, strings, accordion, piano, spinet, organ, keyboards, synthesizer, string synthesizer, vibraphone, marimba, glockenspiel, acoustic bass, electric bass, kettle drum, bodhran, tubular bells, percussion); Clodagh Simonds, Roger Chapman & the Shortlist, David Anchel, Maddy Prior, Maggie Reilly, Sally Oldfield, Bridget St. John (vocals); Rick Fenn (guitar); Terry Oldfield (flute, pan flute); Leslie Penning (recorder); David Tofani (saxophone); Ray Chew (piano); Steve Winwood (organ); Tim Cross (keyboards); Dana McCurdy (synthesizer); Pierre Moerlen (vibraphone, drums, percussion); Chris Parker , Simon Phillips , Graham Broad (drums); David Hentschel (steel drum); Morris Pert (percussion).



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Works Details

>Oldfield, Mike : Tubular Bells
  • Performer: Mike Oldfield (Tubular Bells)
  • Running Time: 26 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1973

>Oldfield, Mike : Tubular Bells (abbreviated version for the single)
  • Performer: Mike Oldfield (Tubular Bells)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1973

>Oldfield, Mike : Sailor's Hornpipe
  • Performers: Mike Oldfield (Tubular Bells); Vivian Stanshall
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : In dulci jubilo, BWV 729
  • Performers: Terry Oldfield (Pan Flute); Mike Oldfield (Spinet); Clodagh Simonds (Voice); Mike Oldfield (Glockenspiel); Sally Oldfield (Voice); Bridget St. John (Voice); Mike Oldfield (Banjo); Mike Oldfield (Piano); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Mike Oldfield (Mandolin); Mike Oldfield (Bodhran); Mike Oldfield (Electric Organ); Mike Oldfield (Percussion); Pierre Moerlen (Percussion); Leslie Penning (Recorder); Mike Oldfield (Harp); Terry Oldfield (Flute); Mike Oldfield (Organ)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1751

>Oldfield, Mike : Ommadawn :: (Excerpt)
  • Performers: Terry Oldfield (Pan Flute); Terry Oldfield (Flute); Mike Oldfield (Percussion); Sally Oldfield (Voice); Bridget St. John (Voice); Pierre Moerlen (Percussion); Clodagh Simonds (Voice); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Mike Oldfield (Glockenspiel); Mike Oldfield (Bodhran); Mike Oldfield (Organ); Mike Oldfield (Spinet); Mike Oldfield (Banjo); Mike Oldfield (Harp); Mike Oldfield (Mandolin); Mike Oldfield (Piano); Mike Oldfield (Electric Organ); Leslie Penning (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Oldfield, Mike : Portsmouth
  • Performers: Mike Oldfield (Bodhran); Mike Oldfield (Mandolin); Mike Oldfield (Accordion); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Leslie Penning (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell, Overture
  • Performers: Mike Oldfield (Percussion); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1829

>Oldfield, Mike : Incantations :: Part 4 (Excerpt)
  • Performers: Maddy Prior (Soprano); Mike Laird (Trumpet); Pierre Moerlen (Vibraphone); Pierre Moerlen (Drums); Terry Oldfield (Flute); Sally Oldfield (Voice); Mike Oldfield (Piano); Mike Oldfield (Percussion); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Sebastian Bell (Flute)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1978

>Oldfield, Mike : Guilty
  • Performers: Raymond Chew (Piano); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); David Anchel (Bass); Iris Hiskey (Soprano); Dana McCurdy (Synthesizer); Chris Parker (Drums); Phillip Smith (Voice); Garry Gazio (Horn); Patricia Deckert (Voice); Mike Oldfield (Keyboards); David Tofani (Saxophone); Steve Winwood (Organ); Philip Smith (Tenor); Francisco Centeno; Chris Parker (Drums); Neil Jason (Double Bass)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1979

>Hope, Ashworth : Blue Peter, television series theme
  • Performer: Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Oldfield, Mike : Five Miles Out
  • Performers: Graham Broad (Drums); Mike Oldfield (Guitar); Morris Pert (Percussion); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Tim Cross (Keyboards); Rick Fenn (Guitar); Mike Oldfield (Keyboards)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Oldfield, Mike : Wonderful Land
  • Performers: David Hentschel; Mike Oldfield (Vibraphone); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Mike Oldfield (Mandolin); Mike Oldfield (Marimba); Mike Oldfield (Spanish Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Oldfield, Mike : Taurus II :: (Excerpt)
  • Performers: Tim Cross (Keyboards); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Rick Fenn (Guitar); Mike Oldfield (Guitar); Maggie Reilly (Voice); Mike Oldfield (Keyboards); Morris Pert (Percussion)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Oldfield, Mike : Family Man, song
  • Performers: Rick Fen (Guitar); Tim Cross (Keyboards); Rick Fenn (Guitar); Morris Pert (Percussion); Maggie Reilly (Voice); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Mike Oldfield (Guitar); Mike Oldfield (Keyboards)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Oldfield, Mike : Shadow on the Wall, song
  • Performers: Roger Chapman (Voice); Mike Oldfield (Strings); Mike Oldfield (Guitar); Mike Oldfield (Banjo); Simon Phillips (Drums)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Oldfield, Mike : Moonlight Shadow, song
  • Performers: Simon Phillips (Drums); Mike Oldfield (Strings); Maggie Reilly (Voice); Mike Oldfield (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1983

>Oldfield, Mike : Foreign Affair, song
  • Performers: Maggie Reilly (Voice); Mike Oldfield (Strings); Mike Oldfield (Guitar); Simon Phillips (Drums)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary