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Celebrating 70 - A Collection of Personal Favorites / James Galway

Album Summary

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Flute & Harp, K. 299 in C major
>Gossec, Francois-Joseph : Tambourin, for flute & orchestra
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Sonata for flute & keyboard in C major, BWV 1033
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
>Mancini, Henry : Pink Panther
>Carmichael, Hoagy : Skylark
>Briccialdi, Giulio : Carnival of Venice, Op. 77
>John, Elton : Basque
>Weatherly, Frederick E. : Danny Boy
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
>Doppler, Albert Franz : Andante et Rondo, Op. 25 for Two Flutes and Piano
>Debussy, Claude : Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata in D major, Op. 94
>Ungar, Jay : Ashokan Farewell
>Bolling, Claude : Music from Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano
>Narita, Tamezo : Song of the Seashore
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
>Guglielmi, Louis : La vie en rose, song
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

To celebrate Sir James Galway's 70th Birthday he has selected a collection of his personal favourites. These 19 tracks especially chosen also includes collaborations with friends he has worked with over the years like Cleo Laine, Henry Mancini and The Chieftans just to name a few. Sir James Galway "The Man With The Golden Flute" is a living legend and the most influential flutist of our time.



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Works Details

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
  • Performer: James Galway (Flute)
  • Conductor: James Galway
  • Ensemble: I Solisti di Zagreb
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Flute & Harp, K. 299 in C major :: 2. Andantino
  • Performers: James Galway (Flute); Marisa Robles (Harp)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 9 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1778

>François-Joseph Gossec (Composer) (1734 - 1829) : Tambourin, for flute & orchestra
  • Performer: James Galway (Flute)
  • Conductor: Charles Gerhardt
  • Running Time: 1 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: circa 1760-1829

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Sonata for flute & keyboard in C major, BWV 1033 :: 2. Allegro
  • Performers: Sarah Cunningham (Viola da gamba); James Galway (Flute); Phillip Moll (Harpsichord)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
  • Performer: James Galway (Flute)
  • Conductor: Charles Gerhardt
  • Running Time: 4 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Mancini, Henry : Pink Panther :: Theme
  • Performer: James Galway (Flute)
  • Conductor: Henry Mancini
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1964

>Carmichael, Hoagy : Skylark
  • Performers: Cleo Laine (Voice); James Galway (Flute)
  • Conductor: Charles Gerhardt
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1942

>Briccialdi, Giulio : Carnival of Venice, Op. 77
  • Performer: James Galway (Flute)
  • Conductor: Charles Gerhardt
  • Running Time: 6 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1865

>John, Elton : Basque
  • Performer: James Galway (Flute)
  • Conductor: Vincent Fanuele
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Weatherly, Frederick E. : Danny Boy
  • Performer: James Galway (Flute)
  • Ensemble: The Chieftains
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
  • Performer: James Galway (Flute)
  • Conductor: Charles Gerhardt
  • Running Time: 1 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Doppler, Albert Franz : Andante et Rondo, Op. 25 for Two Flutes and Piano :: 2. Allegretto con moto
  • Performers: Jeanne Galway (Flute); James Galway (Flute); Phillip Moll (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: by 1884

>Debussy, Claude : Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
  • Performers: James Galway (Flute); Christopher O'Riley (Piano)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1894

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata in D major, Op. 94 :: 2. Allegro
  • Performers: James Galway (Flute); Martha Argerich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1943

>Ungar, Jay : Ashokan Farewell
  • Performers: Brendan Monaghan (Drums); Geraint Roberts (Guitar); David Downes (Concertina); Frank Gallagher (Viola); David Cooke (Keyboards); David Bryant (Percussion); David Bryant (Drums); James Galway (Flute); Phil Coulter (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Bolling, Claude : Music from Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano :: 1. Fugace
  • Performers: Hilario Bell (Drums); Tebelio Fonte (Piano); Leandro González (Percussion); James Galway (Flute); Jorge Gomez (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Narita, Tamezo : Song of the Seashore
  • Performers: Susumu Miyashita (Koto); James Galway (Flute); Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
  • Conductor: Hiroyuki Iwaki
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1922

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 :: 7. Badinerie
  • Performer: James Galway (Flute)
  • Conductor: Jörg Faerber
  • Running Time: 1 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738-1739

>Guglielmi, Louis : La vie en rose, song
  • Performer: James Galway (Flute)
  • Conductor: Vincent Fanuele
  • Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Édith Piaf (1915 - 1963), Louis Louiguy (1916 - 1991).
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1946