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

>Oldfield, Mike : Ommadawn :: (Excerpt)
  • Performers: Leslie Penning (Recorder); Mike Oldfield (Spinet); Mike Oldfield (Banjo); Mike Oldfield (Harp); Mike Oldfield (Mandolin); Mike Oldfield (Piano); Mike Oldfield (Electric Organ); Mike Oldfield (Organ); Mike Oldfield (Bodhran); Mike Oldfield (Glockenspiel); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Pierre Moerlen (Percussion); Clodagh Simonds (Voice); Mike Oldfield (Percussion); Terry Oldfield (Flute); Terry Oldfield (Pan Flute); Sally Oldfield (Voice); Bridget St. John (Voice)
  • 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: Sally Oldfield (Voice); Sebastian Bell (Flute); Pierre Moerlen (Drums); Pierre Moerlen (Vibraphone); Mike Laird (Trumpet); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Mike Oldfield (Piano); Terry Oldfield (Flute); Maddy Prior (Soprano); Mike Oldfield (Percussion)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1978

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

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

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

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

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

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