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

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

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

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

>Oldfield, Mike : Wonderful Land
  • Performers: David Hentschel; Mike Oldfield (Spanish Guitar); Mike Oldfield (Marimba); Mike Oldfield (Mandolin); Mike Oldfield (Vibraphone); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer)
  • 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); Mike Oldfield (Guitar); Mike Oldfield (Keyboards); Maggie Reilly (Voice)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

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

>Oldfield, Mike : Shadow on the Wall, song
  • Performers: Simon Phillips (Drums); Mike Oldfield (Guitar); Mike Oldfield (Strings); Mike Oldfield (Banjo); Roger Chapman (Voice)
  • 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