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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: British Light Miniatures: Vintage TV & Radio Classics

> Sea Songs - Sea Songs (Billy Bunter)
> Marigold - Marigold
> Waltzing with Sullivan - Waltzing with Sullivan
> Sound and Vision (ATV March) - Sound and Vision (ATV March)
> Radio 4 UK Theme - Radio 4 UK Theme
> Holiday Spirit (Children's Television Newsreel, Friday Night Is Music Night) (arr. J. Bell) - Holiday Spirit (Children's Television Newsreel, Friday Night Is Music Night)
> Imperial Echoes (BBC Radio Newsreel, CBC Night News Bulletin) (arr. D. Bowden) - Imperial Echoes (BBC Radio Newsreel, CBC Night News Bulletin)
> Top Dog (The Men from the Ministry) - Top Dog (The Men from the Ministry)
> A Thousand Kisses (The Gold Rush) (arr. C. Kottaun) - A Thousand Kisses (The Gold Rush)
> Parisian Mode (What's My Line?) (arr. B. Thomson) - Parisian Mode (What's My Line?)
> Willow Waltz (The World of Tim Fraser) - Willow Waltz (The World of Tim Fraser)
> Non-Stop (ITV News Bulletin) (arr. I. Slaney) - Non-Stop (ITV News Bulletin)
> Winter Sunshine (arr. G. Zalva) - Winter Sunshine
> Paris Promenade - Paris Promenade
> Paris Metro - Paris Metro
> Out of the Blue (arr. K. Papworth) - Out of the Blue, "Marine 4-Step or Eva 3-Step" (BBC Sports Report)
> Barnacle Bill (Blue Peter) (arr. G. Zalva) - Barnacle Bill (Blue Peter)
> A Little French Suite: Galop - A Little French Suite: Galop
> Dance Revels - I. Mazurka
> Dance Revels - II. Minuet
> Dance Revels - III. Valse
> Widespread World (Rediffusion London Call Sign) (arr. G. Sutherland) - Widespread World (Rediffusion London Call Sign)

Track List

>Sea Songs, march for military or brass band
>Marigold, a syncopated impression for piano
>Waltzing with Sullivan, for orchestra
>Sound And Vision, march for orchestra
>Radio 4 UK, television theme for orchestra
>Holiday Spirit, for orchestra
>Imperial Echoes, march for orchestra
>Top Dog (theme from the television series The Men from the Ministry), for orchestra
>Thousand Kisses, for orchestra, A
>Parisian Mode, for orchestra
>Willow Waltz, for orchestra
>Non-Stop (ITN news theme), for orchestra
>Winter Sunshine, for orchestra
>Paris Promenade, for orchestra
>Paris Metro, for orchestra
>Out of the Blue, march for band
>Barnacle Bill, for orchestra
>Little French Suite, for orchestra: Galop, A
>Dance Revels, suite for orchestra: Mazurka
>Dance Revels, suite for orchestra: Minuet
>Dance Revels, suite for orchestra: Valse
>Widespread World (Rediffusion London call sign), march for orchestra

Album Remarks & Appraisals:

This compilation includes many tunes familiar from their use in British radio and television programmes. Few of them have been re-recorded since the days of 78s, and so these are often the first stereo and digital performances. Among the many gems to be found here are Eric Coates' signature tune for ATV, Ashworth Hope's Barnacle Bill, familiar as the theme tune for the longrunning BBC children's programme Blue Peter, and Fritz Spiegl's wake-up music for BBC Radio 4, which was recently dropped after 30 years despite a nationwide campaign to save it.

Album Notes

Liner Note Author: Philip Lane.

Recording information: Angel Studios, Islington, London, England.

Editor: Richard L. Scott.

Arrangers: Ivor Slaney; Donald D. Bowden; Keith Papworth.



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