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

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

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

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

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

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

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

>Oldfield, Mike : Family Man, song
  • Performers: Tim Cross (Keyboards); Mike Oldfield (Keyboards); Rick Fen (Guitar); Morris Pert (Percussion); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Mike Oldfield (Guitar); Rick Fenn (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 (Guitar); Mike Oldfield (Strings)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

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

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