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Mike Oldfield: The Collection

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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