The Magical World Of Operetta



6CD Set
Released 1997
Cat No.: RDCD1191-6 (RDC92861-4)
RD Code: ETTA 347
Compiled by A Humphries


CD1    Great Stars – Unforgettable Melodies

1 - Moira Anderson - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Roberta
2 - Doreen Hume - They Didnt Believe Me - Girl From Utah
3 - Edmund Hockridge - One Alone - Desert Song
4 - Moira Anderson - One Day When We Were Young - Great Waltz
5 - Joan Sutherland - Desert Song - Desert Song
6 - Adele Leigh And Ivor Emmanuel - Will You Remember (Sweetheart) -
7 - Mario Lanza - A Kiss In The Dark - Orange Blossoms
8 - John Hanson And Patricia Michael - Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - New Moon
9 - Jeanette Scovotti - Kiss Me Again - Mlle Modiste
10 - Kenneth Mckellar - All The Things You Are - Very Warm For May
11 - David Whitfield - Rose Marie - Rose Marie
12 - Mario Lanza - I’m Falling In Love With Someone  - Naughty Marietta
13 - Mario Lanza - Lover Come Back To Me - New Moon
14 - Harry Secombe - Make Believe - Show Boat
15 - Gordon MacRae And Dorothy Warenskjold - Golden Days - Student Prince
16 - John Hanson And Patricia Michael - Wanting You - New Moon
17 - Joan Sutherland - Deep In My Heart, Dear -
18 - Rosalind Elias - Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man - Show Boat
19 - Adele Leigh - Yesterdays - Roberta
20 - Adele Leigh With Orchestra / Richard Benson - Summertime - Porgy And Bess

CD2    Viennese Magic

21 - London Philharmonic Orchestra (Charles Gerhardt) - Die Fledermaus Overture - Die Fledermaus
22 - Harry Secombe - I’m in Love with Vienna - The Great Waltz
23 - William Chapman, Mallory Walker & Jeanette Scovotti - Watlz of My Dreams - A Waltz Dream
24 - Gilbert Vinter & his Orchestra - Merry Widow Waltz - The Merry Widow
25 - Anna Moffo - Laughing Song - Die Fledermaus
26 - Joan Sutherland - Vilia - The Merry Widow
27 - Joan Sutherland - My Hero - The Chocolate Soldier
28 - Vienna State Opera Orchestra (Reg Owen) - Say not Love Is a Dream - The Count of Luxembourg
29 - Douglas Gamley Orchestra - Two Hearts in Three Quarter Time - Two Hearts in Three Quarter Time
30 - Placido Domingo - I’m Going to Maxims - The Merry Widow
31 - Placido Domingo - Girls Were Made to Love and Kiss - Paganini
32 - National Philharmonic Orchestra (Eric Hammerstein) - Gypsy Love Waltz - Gypsy Love
33 - David Hughes - Oh Maiden, My Maiden - Frederike
34 - David Hughes - Love I Am Here (Gondola Love Song) - A Night in Venice
35 - Mario Lanza - Play Gypsies, Dance Gypsies - Countess Maritza
36 - Anna Moffo & Jeanette Scovotti - Health and Happiness - Die Fledermaus
37 - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Eric Hammerstein) - Countess Maritza Overture - Countess Maritza

CD3    Favourites Through The Years

38 - Vilem Tausky & his Orchestra - Arcadians Overture - The Arcadians
39 - Richard Lewis & the Glyndebourne Chorus - A Wandring Minstrel I - The Mikado
40 - Joan Sutherland - I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls - The Bohemian Girl
41 - Monica Sinclair & the Williams Singers - O Peaceful England - Merry England
42 - Owen Brannigan & the Glyndebourne Chorus - A Policemans Lot Is Not A Happy One - The Pirates of Penzance
43 - Patricia Clark, Cynthia Glover & Jean Allister - Three Little Maids from School Are We - The Mikado
44 - Benjamin Luxon & Robert Tear - Gendarmes Duet - Genevieve de Brabant
45 - Richard Lewis - Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes - The Gondoliers
46 - Mary Bassano & John Hanson - Love Will Find a Way - The Maid of the Mountains
47 - Ivor Emmanuel - If You Were the Only Girl in the World - The Vagabond Lover
48 - Moira Anderson - Waltz Song - Tom Jones
49 - Jeanette Scovotti & John Hauxvell - Tea for Two - No, No, Nanette
50 - Michael Law with the Piccadilly Orchestra - Dance Little Lady Dance - This Year of Grace
51 - Alison Williams with Michael Law, Piano - Mad About the Boy - Words and Music
52 - Brian Johnson & Doreen Hume - I’ve Told Ev’ry Little Star - Music in the Air
53 - Teddy Johnson & Pearl Carr - My Dearest Dear - The Dancing Years
54 - Moira Anderson - We’ll Gather Lilacs - Perchance to Dream
55 - Mary Hagerty & Andrew Forbes Lane - Fold Your Wings - Glamorous Night
56 - Harry Secombe - If I Ruled the World - Pickwick
57 - Vince Hill - Rose of England - Crest of the Wave
58 - Vince Hill - This Is My Lovely Day - Bless the Bride

CD4    All-Time Rousing Favourites

59 - Robert Mandell Chorus  - Oklahoma! - Oklahoma
60 - Peter Knight Chorus - June Is Bustin’ Out All Over - Carousel
61 - Gordon MacRae - Tramp, Tramp, Tramp - Naughty Marietta
62 - John Hanson - Stouthearted Men - New Moon
63 - Harry Secombe - Song Of The Vagabonds - The Vagabond King
64 - David Whitfield - Song Of The Mounties - Rose Marie
65 - Barbara Strathdee and John Hanson - Come Boys - The Student Prince
66 - Mantovani - Carousel Waltz - Carousel
67 - Adele Leigh - Baubles, Bangles And Beads - Kismet
68 - Gordon MacRae - Drinking Song - The Student Prince
69 - Donald Maxwell - Tokay - Bitter Sweet
70 - Edgar Fleet - Behold, The Lord High Executioner - The Mikado
71 - Boston Pops Orchestra - March Of The Toys - Babes in Toyland
72 - Mario Lanza - Riff Song - The Desert Song
73 - Jeanette Scovotti and Bryan Johnson - I Want To Be Happy - No, No, Nanette
74 - Caroline O’Connor - Life Upon The Wicked Stage - Show Boat
75 - Richard Harris and Fiona Fullerton - Camelot - Camelot
76 - Ron Moody - Get Me To The Church On Time - My Fair Lady
77 - Harry Secombe - They Call The Wind Maria - Paint Your Wagon
78 - Mike Sammes Chorus - Wandrin’ Star - Paint Your Wagon
79 - Valentine Pringle - I Got Plenty O’Nuttin - Porgy and Bess

CD5    Golden Voices – Immortal Moments

80 - Nelson Eddy & Jeanette MacDonald - Indian Love Call - Rose Marie
81 - Georges Guetary & Lisbeth Webb - I Was Never Kissed Before - Bless the Bride
82 - Georges Guetary - Ma Belle Marguerita - Bless the Bride
83 - Mario Lanza - Serenade - The Student Prince
84 - Vanessa Lee - Someday My Heart Will Awake - Kings Rhapsody
85 - Nelson Eddy - When I Grow Too Old To Dream - The Night Is Young
86 - Mary Ellis - I Can Give You the Starlight - The Dancing Years
87 - Gracie Fields - Nuns Chorus - Casanova
88 - Nelson Eddy & Jeanette MacDonald - Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life - Naughty Marietta
89 - Richard Tauber - My Heart and I - Old Chelsea
90 - Josef Locke - Goodbye - White Horse Inn
91 - Anne Ziegler & Webster Booth - Only a Rose - The Vagabond King
92 - Noel Coward & Gertrude Lawrence - Someday I’ll Find You - Private Lives
93 - Richard Tauber - You Are My Heart’s Delight - Land of Smiles
94 - Allan Jones - Donkey Serenade - The Firefly
95 - Peter Dawson - Yeomen of England - Merrie England
96 - Peter Dawson - Cobblers Song - Chu Chin Chow
97 - Paul Robeson - Ol’ Man River  - Show Boat

CD6    Magical Moments That Will Live Forever

98 - John Hanson - Some Enchanted Evening - South Pacific
99 - John Hanson - If I Loved You - Carousel
100 - Adele Leigh - Something Wonderful - The King and I
101 - Adele Leigh & Kenneth McKellar with Mantovani - Stranger in Paradise - Kismet
102 - Edmund Hockridge - If Ever I Would Leave You - Camelot
103 - Moira Anderson - And This Is My Beloved - Kismet
104 - Julie Andrews - Hello Young Lovers - The King and I
105 - Ron Moody & Sian Phillips - I Remember it Well - Gigi
106 - Ethan Freeman - I Talk to the Trees - Paint Your Wagon
107 - Doreen Hume - I Could Have Danced All Night - My Fair Lady
108 - Graham Bickley - Gigi - Gigi
109 - Howard Keel - Love Changes Everything - Aspects of Love
110 - Iris Williams - Send in the Clowns - A Little Night Music
111 - Howard Keel - Oh What a Beautiful Mornin’ - Oklahoma
112 - Jose Carreras - Impossible Dream - Man of La Mancha
113 - David Whitfield - Climb Ev’ry Mountain - The Sound of Music

Easy-Listening Magic



6CD Set
Released 1993
Cat No.: RDCD471-6 (RDC92141-4)
RD Code: ELM 229



CD1    Programme 1 - Timeless Favourites

1 - Stardust - Henry Mancini
2 - Misty - Geoff Love
3 - Thanks for the Memory - Ray Conniff
4 - Night and Day - Richard Clayderman
5 - What a Difference a Day Made - Bert Kaempfert
6 - Jealousy - Manuel and the Music of the Mountains
7 - I'm in the Mood for Love - Acker Bilk
8 - Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - Henry Mancini
9 - Moonlight Serenade - Ray Conniff
10 - Auf Wiedersehn, My Dear - Acker Bilk
11 - Laura - Bert Kaempfert
12 - I'll String Along with You - Roger Williams
13 - Begin the Beguine - Klaus Wunderlich
14 - Granada - Manuel and the Music of the Mountains

Programme 2 - 50s Magic

15 - Memories Are Made of This - Ray Conniff
16 - Mona Lisa - Ronnie Aldrich & his Two Pianos
17 - Answer Me, My Love - Bert Kaempfert
18 - Scarlet Ribbons - Acker Bilk
19 - Gigi - Harry James

CD2

20 - When I Fall In Love - Geoff Love
21 - Love Me Tender - Richard Clayderman
22 - Island In The Sun - Bert Kaempfert
23 - Only You - Acker Bilk
24 - Unchained Melody - Ray Conniff
25 - Ebb Tide - Ronnie Aldrich
26 - Elizabethan Serenade - Adrian Brett
27 - Blue Tango - Geoff Love
28 - On The Street Where You Live - Ray Conniff
29 - Magic Moments - Ronnie Aldrich
30 - La Bamba - Manuel and hmotm

Programme 3 - Hits From The Shows

31 - Memory - Klaus Wunderlich
32 - Impossible Dream - Henry Mancini
33 - I Know Him So Well - Gheorghe Zamfir
34 - I Talk To The Trees - Manuel and hmotm
35 - Stranger In Paradise - Ray Conniff
36 - Don’t Cry For Me Argentina - Acker Bilk
37 - Sunrise Sunset - Ray Conniff
38 - So In Love - Ronnie Aldrich
39 - Send in the clowns - Acker Bilk

CD3

40 - I'll Never Fall in Love Again ('Promises, Promises') - Harry Stoneham
41 - On a Clear Day You Can See Forever - Roger Williams
42 - The Carousel Waltz - Geoff Love
43 - My Favourite Things ('The Sound of Music') - Ronnie Aldrich & his Two Pianos

Programme 4 - Classics by Candlelight

44 - Love's Dream - Ray Conniff
45 - 18th Variation on a Theme of Paganini - Richard Clayderman
46 - Concierto De Aranjuez (Second Movement) - Larry Adler
47 - Theme from 'Elvira Madiga' - Gheorghe Zamfir
48 - No Other Love - Henry Mancini
49 - Vilia - Eddie Clavert
50 - Going Home - Acker Bilk
51 - Air on a G String - Ronnie Adrich & his Two Pianos
52 - Theme from 'Rhapsody In Blue' - Ray Conniff
53 - Greensleeves - Acker Bilk
54 - Moonlight Sonata - Henry Mancini
55 - Fur Elise - David Snell
56 - The Shepherd Song - Adrian Brett

CD4    Programme 5 – All-Time Romantic Favourites

57 - Spanish Eyes - Manuel and the Music of the Mountains
58 - Tenderly - Henry Mancini
59 - Love Letters - Ray Conniff
60 - The Shadow of Your Smile - Gheorghe Zamfir
61 - Unforgettable - Ronnie Aldrich & his Two Pianos
62 - Secret Love - Bert Kaempfert
63 - Autumn Leaves - Manuel and the Music of the Mountains
64 - La Vie en Rose - Eddie Calvert
65 - Somewhere My Love - Ray Conniff
66 - The More I See You - Bert Kaempfert
67 - Feelings - Henry Mancini
68 - Just the Way You Are - Richard Clayderman
69 - Nature Boy - Acker Bilk

Programme 6 - Golden Memories From The 60s

70 - A Whiter Shade of Pale - Richard Clayderman
71 - Scarborough Fair - Ray Conniff
72 - You've Lost That Loving Feeling - Acker Bilk
73 - Can't Take My Eyes off You - Nelson Riddle
74 - Theme from 'A Summer Place' - Klaus Wunderlich

CD5

75 - Africaan Beat - Bert Kaempfert
76 - Strangers in the Night - Manuel and the Music of the Mountains
77 - A Taste of Honey - Acker Bilk
78 - Nights in White Satin - Richard Clayderman
79 - If You Go Away - Ghorghe Zamfir
80 - Yesterday - Acker Bilk
81 - More - Ray Conniff
82 - A Lover's Concerto - Henry Mancini
83 - A Swinging Safari - Bert Kaempfert

Programme 7 - Magical Moments From The Movies

84 - Chariots of Fire - Gheorghe Zamfir
85 - Theme fom 'Love Story' - Manuel and the Music of the Mountains
86 - Cavatina ('The Deer Hunter') - Adrian Brett
87 - Tara's Theme ('Gone with the Wind') - Ronnie Aldrich
88 - Three Coins in the Fountain - Harry James
89 - High Noon - Ray Conniff
90 - Around the World - Geoff Love
91 - The Entertainer ('The Sting') - Larry Adler
92 - The Summer Knows ('Summer of '42') - Acker Bilk

CD6

93 - The Way We Were - Henry Mancini
94 - Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head ('Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid') - Ray Conniff
95 - A Man and a Women - Harry James
96 - As Time Goes by ('Casablanca') - Henry Mancini
97 - 'The Third Man' Theme - Ray Conniff
98 - Annie's Song - Henry Mancini
99 - Yesterday Once More - Adrian Brett
100 - Something - Ray Conniff
101 - The Most Beautiful Girl - Bert Kaempfert
102 - Imagine - Acker Bilk
103 - Sailing - Richard Clayderman

Programme 8 - Favourite Hits From the 70s

104 - (They Long to Be) Close to You - David Snell
105 - Morning Has Broken - Adrian Brett
106 - And I Love You So - Manuel and the Music of the Mountains
107 - For All We Know; We've Only Just Begun - Richard Clayderman
108 - Mull of Kintyre - Adrian Brett
109 - Top of the World - Gheorghe Zamfir
110 - Snowbird - Bert Kaempfert
111 - Everything Is Beautiful - Ray Conniff

 


THE WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL MELODIES - The World's Most Romantic Music




Volume 6 of the 'The World's Most Beautiful Melodies' series which was to run for 15 volumes.

3CD Set
Released April 1995
Cat No.: RDCD1051-3  RDC92721-3
RD Code: ROM 006
Series Code 062
Compilation by M Moritz, Production by P Marchant



CD1        Romantic Favourites That Will Live Forever

1 - Morning from 'Peer Gynt' - London Promenade Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Grieg
2 - Minuet in G Major - London Promenade Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Beethoven
3 - Song Without Words - London Promenade Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Tchaikovsky
4 - Nocturne from a 'Midsummer Night's Dream - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Mendelssohn
5 - Serenade from "The Fair Maid of Perth' - National Philharmonic Orchestra with David Firman - Bizet
6 - Gymnopedie No. 3 - London Promenade Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Satie, arr. Debussy
7 - Minuet Celebre - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Paderewski
8 - Schon Rosmarin - The RCA Victor Symphony with Hill Bowen - Kreisler
9 - Bailero from 'Songs of the Auvergne' - Rosaline Elias. Mezzo - soprano, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Oscar Danon - Canteloube
10 - On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring - National Philharmonic Orchestra with William Jackson - Delius
11 - Reve Angelique from 'Kammenoi - Ostrow' - London Promenade Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Rubinstein, arr. Herbert
12 - Intermezzo from 'L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2' - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Bizet
13 - Serenade - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Toselli
14 - Liebesleid - The RCA Victor Symphony with Hill Bowen - Kreisler
15 - Minuet - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Boccherini
16 - Theme from 'Scheherazade' - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Rimsky - Korsakov

CD 2       Romantic Moods And Memories

17 - You Are My Heart's Delight - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Lehar
18 - Songs My Mother Taught Me - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Wally Stott - Dvorak
19 - So Deep Is The Night (Etude in E Major) - London Philharmonic Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Chopin
20 - Vissi D’Arte (Love and Music) - London Philharmonic Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Puccini
21 - O Madchen, Mein Madchen from 'Fredrika - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Lehar
22 - Nocturne in E Flat - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Gordon Langford - Chopin
23 - Traumerei (Dreaming) - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Schumann
24 - None But The Lonely Heart - London Philharmonic Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Tchaikovsky
25 - Mattinata - London Philharmonic Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Leoncavallo
26 - O Sole Mio - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Di Capua
27 - Hear My Song, Violetta - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Klose, Luckesch
28 - The Last Rose of Summer - Douglas Gamey & his Orchestra - Trad,
29 - My Hero from 'The Chocolate Soldier' - London Philharmonic Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Straus, Stange
30 - My Song Of Love from 'White Horse Inn' - London Philharmonic Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Stolz, Benatzky
31 - Caprice Viennois (Stars In My Eyes) - London Philharmonic Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Kreisler
32 - One Fine Day (Un Bel Di) from 'Madam Butterfly' - London Philharmonic Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Puccini
33 - Softly Awakes My Heart from 'Samson & Delilah' - London Philharmonic Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Saint - Saens
34 - Symphony No. 2  -  Theme from 3rd Movement - London Philharmonic Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Rachmaninov
35 - Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes - Douglas Gamey & his Orchestra - Trad.,
36 - The Harp That Once - Douglas Gamey & his Orchestra - Trad.,

CD 3       Romantic Melodies For Listening And Relaxation

37 - The Stars Were Brightly Shining - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Puccini
38 - Ich Liebe Dich - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Peter Knight - Grieg
39 - Melody In F - London Promenade Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Rubinstein
40 - Caro Nome from ‘Rigoletto’ - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Verdi
41 - Flower Duet from ‘Lakme’ - London Promenade Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Delibes
42 - Duet from ‘The Pearl Fishers’ - London Promenade Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Bizet
43 - Celeste Aida - London Promenade Orchestra with Eric Hammerstein - Verdi
44 - Dreams (Traume) - The RCA Symphony Orchestra with Douglas Gamley - Wagner
45 - Valse Triste - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Douglas Gamley - Sibelius
46 - Birdsongs At Eventide - National Philharmonic Orchestra with David Firman - Coates
47 - Adagietto from ‘L’Arlesienne’ Suite No. 1 - National Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Bizet
48 - L’Apres - Midi D’Un Faune – Prelude - London Festival Orchestra with RenĂ© Leibowitz - Debussy
49 - Romance No.2 - London Symphony Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Sibelius
50 - Winter Daydreams Waltz - London Philharmonic Orchestra with Charles Gerhardt - Tchaikovsky