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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: Vivian Stanshall; Mike Oldfield (Tubular Bells)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

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

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

>Oldfield, Mike : Portsmouth
  • Performers: Mike Oldfield (Mandolin); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Leslie Penning (Recorder); Mike Oldfield (Accordion); Mike Oldfield (Bodhran)
  • 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: Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Terry Oldfield (Flute); Mike Oldfield (Percussion); Mike Oldfield (Piano); Sally Oldfield (Voice); Maddy Prior (Soprano); Sebastian Bell (Flute); Pierre Moerlen (Drums); Pierre Moerlen (Vibraphone); Mike Laird (Trumpet)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1978

>Oldfield, Mike : Guilty
  • Performers: Garry Gazio (Horn); Raymond Chew (Piano); Chris Parker (Drums); Phillip Smith (Voice); Patricia Deckert (Voice); David Tofani (Saxophone); Dana McCurdy (Synthesizer); Francisco Centeno; Philip Smith (Tenor); Steve Winwood (Organ); Neil Jason (Double Bass); Mike Oldfield (Keyboards); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Iris Hiskey (Soprano); Chris Parker (Drums); David Anchel (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: Morris Pert (Percussion); Rick Fenn (Guitar); Tim Cross (Keyboards); Graham Broad (Drums); Mike Oldfield (Keyboards); Mike Oldfield (Guitar); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

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

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

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

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

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

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