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The Golden Age of Light Music: War And Peace - Light Music of the 1940s

Audio Samples

>Belton, John : Down the Mall, for band
>Carmichael, Hoagy : Stardust
>Coates, Eric : Footlights (Concert waltz)
>Walton, William : Prelude and Fugue "Spitfire"
>Reynolds, Wynford : A Cocktail of Happiness, for pops orchestra
>Williams, Charles : Girls in Grey, television newsreel march
>Dvorak, Antonin : Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187
>Arlen, Albert : El Alamein, for piano & orchestra
>Torch, Sidney : On a Spring Note
>Collins, Anthony : Boogie Woogie Moonshine, for pops orchestra (for the film "Piccadilly Incident")
>Beaver, Jack : Voice of Industry, march for pops orchestra
>Farnon, Robert : Willie the Whistler, for pops orchestra
>Melachrino, George : Starlight Roof Waltz, for orchestra
>Gray, Allan : A Matter of Life and Death
>     Prelude
>Hanmer, Ronald : Olympic Games March, for pops orchestra
>White, Edward Little : The Fairy and the Fiddlers, for pops orchestra
>Curzon, Frederic : Bonaventure, for pops orchestra
>Alter, Louie : American Serenade, for pops orchestra
>Lucas, Leighton : Marche fantastique, for pops orchestra
>Gillis, Don : Short Overture to an Unwritten Opera, for orchestra
>Ketèlbey, Albert William : Royal Cavalcade, for pops orchestra
>Ward, Edward : The Phantom of the opera, score to the radio broadcast of 1943

Album Summary

>Belton, John : Down the Mall, for band
>Carmichael, Hoagy : Stardust
>Coates, Eric : Footlights (Concert waltz)
>Walton, William : Prelude and Fugue "Spitfire"
>Reynolds, Wynford : A Cocktail of Happiness, for pops orchestra
>Williams, Charles : Girls in Grey, television newsreel march
>Dvorak, Antonin : Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187
>Arlen, Albert : El Alamein, for piano & orchestra
>Torch, Sidney : On a Spring Note
>Collins, Anthony : Boogie Woogie Moonshine, for pops orchestra (for the film "Piccadilly Incident")
>Beaver, Jack : Voice of Industry, march for pops orchestra
>Farnon, Robert : Willie the Whistler, for pops orchestra
>Melachrino, George : Starlight Roof Waltz, for orchestra
>Gray, Allan : A Matter of Life and Death
>Hanmer, Ronald : Olympic Games March, for pops orchestra
>White, Edward Little : The Fairy and the Fiddlers, for pops orchestra
>Curzon, Frederic : Bonaventure, for pops orchestra
>Alter, Louie : American Serenade, for pops orchestra
>Lucas, Leighton : Marche fantastique, for pops orchestra
>Gillis, Don : Short Overture to an Unwritten Opera, for orchestra
>Ketèlbey, Albert William : Royal Cavalcade, for pops orchestra
>Ward, Edward : The Phantom of the opera, score to the radio broadcast of 1943
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Notes & Reviews:

This volume in the series of Light Music on Guild concentrates on music written during the 1940s, a time that had a major impact on the way in which Light Music would develop in the remaining years of the 20th Century.

This volume in the series of Light Music on Guild concentrates on music written during the 1940s, a time that had a major impact on the way in which Light Music would develop in the remaining years of the 20th Century.



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Works Details

>Belton, John : Down the Mall, for band
  • Conductor: Charles Shadwell
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.

>Carmichael, Hoagy : Stardust
  • Conductor: Percy Faith
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1927

>Coates, Eric : Footlights (Concert waltz)
  • Conductor: Eric Coates
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Waltz

>Walton, William : Prelude and Fugue "Spitfire"
  • Performer: Laurance Turner (Violin)
  • Conductor: William Walton
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1942

>Reynolds, Wynford : A Cocktail of Happiness, for pops orchestra
  • Conductor: Wynford Reynolds
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Williams, Charles : Girls in Grey, television newsreel march
  • Conductor: Charles Williams
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187
  • Conductor: David Rose
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Arlen, Albert : El Alamein, for piano & orchestra
  • Performer: Peggy Cochrane (Piano)
  • Conductor: Jack Payne
  • Running Time: 7 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto

>Torch, Sidney : On a Spring Note
  • Conductor: Sidney Torch
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Collins, Anthony : Boogie Woogie Moonshine, for pops orchestra (for the film "Piccadilly Incident")
  • Performer: Henry Bronkhurst (Piano)
  • Conductor: Louis Levy
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Beaver, Jack : Voice of Industry, march for pops orchestra
  • Conductor: Sidney Torch
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March

>Farnon, Robert : Willie the Whistler, for pops orchestra
  • Conductor: Charles Williams
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Melachrino, George : Starlight Roof Waltz, for orchestra
  • Conductor: George Melachrino
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Waltz

>Gray, Allan : A Matter of Life and Death :: Prelude
  • Conductor: Charles Williams
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1946

>Hanmer, Ronald : Olympic Games March, for pops orchestra
  • Conductor: Sidney Torch
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March

>White, Edward Little : The Fairy and the Fiddlers, for pops orchestra
  • Conductor: Jay Wilbur
  • Running Time: 3 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Curzon, Frederic : Bonaventure, for pops orchestra
  • Conductor: Frederic Curzon
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Alter, Louie : American Serenade, for pops orchestra
  • Conductor: Meredith Willson
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Lucas, Leighton : Marche fantastique, for pops orchestra
  • Conductor: Leighton Lucas
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March

>Gillis, Don : Short Overture to an Unwritten Opera, for orchestra
  • Conductor: Rae Jenkins
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1945

>Albert W. Ketèlbey (1875 - 1959) : Royal Cavalcade, for pops orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March

>Ward, Edward : The Phantom of the opera, score to the radio broadcast of 1943
  • Performer: Guy Fletcher (Piano)
  • Conductor: Mantovani
  • Running Time: 5 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern