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

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

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

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

>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell Overture (after Rossini)
  • 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 Laird (Trumpet); Pierre Moerlen (Vibraphone); Pierre Moerlen (Drums); Sebastian Bell (Flute); Maddy Prior (Soprano); Mike Oldfield (Synthesizer); Mike Oldfield (Piano); Mike Oldfield (Percussion); Sally Oldfield (Voice); Terry Oldfield (Flute)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1978

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

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

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

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

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

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

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