SOUNDS OF THE SEVENTIES: 1976


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3CD Set
Released April 2001
Cat No.: RDCD3501-3 (RDC95171-3)
RD Code: SV76-005
Compilation by J K Hall - Booklet Notes by S Barnard- Mastered by P Marchant

1       Forever And Ever – The Hits Of 1976

1 - Sailor - Girls Girls Girls
2 - Simon May - The Summer Of My Life
3 - Bonnie Tyler - Lost In France
4 - 10cc - Art For Art's Sake
5 - FoxS-S-S-Single Bed
6 - Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything
7 - Paul Nicholas - Dancing With The Captain
8 - Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love
9 - Bay City Rollers - I Only Wanna Be With You
10 - Glitter Band - People Like You And People Like Me
11 - Gallagher & Lyle - I Wanna Stay With You
12 - Pussycat - Mississippi
13 - Sutherland Brothers And Quiver - Arms Of Mary
14 - Dolly Parton - Jolene
15 - Dr Hook - If Not You
16 - Demis Roussos - Forever And Ever
17 - Mud - Lean On Me
18 - Slik - Forever And Ever
19 - Eric Carmen - All By Myself
20 - Joan Armatrading - Love And Affection

2       Now Is The Time – The Memories Of 1976

21 - Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me
22 - Jimmy James And the Vagabonds - Now Is The Time
23 - Osibisa - Dance The Body Music
24 - Lalo Schifrin - Jaws
25 - Bill Oddie And the Superspike Squad - Superspike
26 - C. W.MacCall - Convoy
27 - Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now
28 - Peters & Lee - Hey, Mr Music Man
29 - The Wurzels - I Am A Cider Drinker
30 - The Band of the Black Watch - Dance Of The Cuckoos (The 'Laurel And Hardy Theme')
31 - Laurel And Hardy - The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
32 - Juan Martin - Memories Of The Alhambra (Out Of Town)
33 - Nana Mouskouri - White Rose Of Athens
34 - Randy Edelman - Concrete And Clay
35 - David Dundas - Jeans On
36 - Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise - We Get Along So Easily
37 - Billy Connolly - No Chance
38 - Sacha Distel - I Write The Songs
39 - Robin Sarstedt - My Resistance Is Low
40 - The Two Ronnies - Brass Band

3       I Like To Boogie – The Rock Of 1976

41 - John Miles - Music
42 - Electric Light Orchestra - Evil Woman
43 - 5000 Volts - Dr Kiss Kiss
44 - James & Bobby Purify - I'm Your Puppet
45 - R. & J.Stone - We Do It
46 - Yvonne Elliman - Love Me
47 - Barry White - Let The Music Play
48 - Osibisa - Sunshine Day
49 - Santana - Black Magic Woman
50 - M & O Band - Let's Do The Latin Hustle
51 - Real Thing - Can't Get By Without You
52 - T.Rex - I Love To Boogie
53 - Johnny Wakelin - In Zaire
54 - Paul Nicholas - Reggae Like It Used To Be
55 - The Drifters - Hello Happiness
56 - Billy Ocean - Love Really Hurts Without You
57 - Stylistics - Can't Help Falling In Love
58 - Kursaal Flyers - Little Does She Know
59 - The Isley Brothers - Harvest For The World
60 - Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way

DISCOVERING THE CLASSICS: Pride and Patriotism

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Third volume in the “Discovering The Classics” series, which was to run for 20 editions.

3CD Set
Released January 1997

Cat No.: RDCD1661-3 (RDC93331-3)
RD Code: PAP-003
Series Code: 520
Compilation by M Moritz - Mastered by P Marchant
(Re Issued as a 2CD series in 2002)

1       BELOVED HOMELAND

1 Triumphal March from ‘Aïda' (Verdi) The National Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir conducted by Charles Gerhardt
2 Procession Of The Nobles from 'Mlada' (Rimsky Korsakov) The Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Richard Hayman
3 Rienzi Overture (Wagner) Orchestra Filarmonica di Roma conducted by Massimo Freccia
4 Egmont Overture, Op. 84 (Beethoven) The National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley
5 Slavonic Dance No. 4 In F, Op. 46 (Dvorák) The Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zdenék Košler
6 Prince Igor March (Borodin) The National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
7 Charge And Battle from The film 'Henry V' (Walton) The Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Charles Gerhardt
8 Touch Her Soft Lips And Part from The film 'Henry V' (Walton) The Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Charles Gerhardt
9 Agincourt Song from The film 'Henry V' (Walton) The Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Charles Gerhardt
10 Halcyon Days from 'The Three Elizabeths' Suite (Coates) The East Of England Orchestra conducted by Malcolm Nabarro
11 William Tell Overture (Rossini) The National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt

2       HERITAGE AND HISTORY

1 Finlandia (Sibelius) The London Festival Orchestra conducted by Alexander Gibson
2 Swedish Rhapsody (Alfvén) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
3 Norwegian Dance No. 4 (Grieg) The London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein
4 Romanian Rhapsody, Op. 11, No. 2 (Enescu) The Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Jean
5 From Bohemia's Woods And Fields from 'Má Vlast' (Smetana) The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (Katowice) conducted by Antoni Wit
6 Sunrise from 'Grand Canyon' Suite (Grofé) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Hill Bowen
7 Patrie Overture (Bizet) Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México conducted by Enrique Bátiz

3       POMP AND CIRCUMASTANCE

1 Pomp And Circumstance March No. 1 (Land Of Hope And Glory) (Elgar) The London Philharmonic Choir and The National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by John Alldis
2 Homage March (Grieg) The National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin
3 Pines Of The Appian Way from 'The Pines of Rome' (Respighi) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Rudolf Kempe
4 Grande Symphonie Funebre Et Triomphale: Apothéose (Berlioz) The Leeds Festival Chorus and The Wallace Collection conducted by John Wallace
5 Coronation March from 'The Prophet' (Meyerbeer) The RCA Italiana Symphony Orchestra conducted by René Leibowitz
6 Pomp And Circumstance March No. 2 (Elgar) The English String Orchestra conducted by William Boughton
7 Music For The Royal Fireworks No. 1: Overture (Handel) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yehudi Menuhin
8 Music For The Royal Fireworks No. 4: La Réjouissance (Handel) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yehudi Menuhin
9 Music For The Royal Fireworks No. 5: Minuet And Trio (Handel) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yehudi Menuhin
10 March Of The Bowmen from 'Robin Hood' Suite (Curzon) The East of England Orchestra conducted by Malcolm Nabarro
11 La Marseillaise (De Lisle) The Leeds Festival Chorus and The Wallace Collection conducted by John Wallace
12 1812 Overture Finale (Tchaikovsky) The National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt

DISCOVERING THE CLASSICS: Classics For Eternity

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Second volume in the “Discovering The Classics” series, which was to run for 20 editions.

3CD Set
Released October 1996

Cat No.: RDCD1641-3 (RDC93311-3)
RD Code: CFE-002
Series Code: 520
Compilation by M Moritz - Mastered by P Marchant
(Re Issued as a 2CD series in 2002)


1       Great Music of Inspiration

1 Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring (Bach) National Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Charles Gerhardt
2 Ave Maria (Bach, arr. Gounod) Marietta Midgley, Soprano, with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
3 The Lord's My Shepherd (Trad., arr. Grant) Seaford College Chapel Choir conducted by Philip Hill
4 Air On The G String (Bach) National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble conducted by Charles Gerhardt
5 Sleepers Wake! from 'Cantata No. 140' (Bach) Franz Lehrndorfer at the Tegernsee St Quirin Church Organ
6 Panis Angelicus (Franck) New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by René Leibowitz
7 Hear My Prayer – O For The Wings Of A Dove (Mendelssohn) Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, directed by Francis Grier
8 Largo from 'Xerxes' (Handel) National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson
9 Ave Maria (Schubert) Clare Henry, Mezzo-Soprano, with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
10 Abide With Me (Trad., arr. Hill, Bell) Seaford College Chapel Choir directed by Philip Hill
11 Nimrod from 'Enigma Variations' (Elgar) National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
12 How Lovely Are Thy Dwelling Places from 'A German Requiem' (Brahms) Slovak Philharmonic Choir with the Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava) conducted by Alexander Rahbari
13 Miserere Mei, Deus (Allegri) Winchester Cathedral Choir conducted by Martin Neary

2       Tranquillity and Reflection

1 Be Still My Soul from 'Finlandia' (Sibelius, arr. McCarthy) John McCarthy Chorus with William Davies, Organ
2 Ave Verum Corpus, K618 (Mozart) Ambrosian Singers with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
3 Chorale From 'St Matthew Passion' (Bach) Ambrosian Singers with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
4 We Sit In Tears from 'St Matthew Passion' (Bach) Hungarian Festival Choir with the Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Géza Oberfrank
5 Praise The Lord from 'Solemn Vespers', K339 (Mozart) Kate Hurney, Soprano, and the Ambrosian Singers with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
6 Sanctus from 'Requiem', Op. 48 (Fauré) Oxford Camerata and Schola Cantorum of Oxford conducted by Jeremy Summerly
7 Pie Jesu from 'Requiem', Op.48 (Fauré) Lisa Beckley, Soprano, with the Oxford Camerata conducted by Jeremy Summerly
8 I Waited For The Lord from 'The Hymn of Praise' (Mendelssohn) Winchester Cathedral Choir conducted by Martin Neary
9 Blessed Are They That Mourn from 'A German Requiem', Op. 45 (Brahms) Miriam Gauci, Soprano, and Eduard Tumagian, Baritone, with the Slovak Philharmonic Choir and the Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Rahbari
10 Cantique De Jean Racine, Op. 11 (Fauré) Schola Cantorum of Oxford with the Oxford Camerata conducted by Jeremy Summerly
11 Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 – 2nd Movement (Górecki) Zofia Kilanowicz, Soprano, with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (Katowice) conducted by Antoni Wit


3       Triumph and Majesty

1 Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light from 'Christmas Oratorio' (Bach) William Davis, Organ, with the Westminster Brass Ensemble
2 Let The Bright Seraphim from 'Samson' (Handel) Helen Field, Soprano, and John Wallace, Trumpet, with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Simon Wright
3 Magnificat from 'Magnificat In D', BWV243 (Bach) Schola Cantorum of Oxford directed by Jeremy Summerly with the Northern Chamber Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Ward
4 Gloria In Excelsis Deo from 'Gloria In D', RV589 (Vivaldi) Christ Church Cathedral Choir and the Hanover Band directed by Stephen Darlington
5 Laudamus Te from 'Gloria In D', RV589 (Vivaldi) Patrizia Kwella, Soprano, and Elizabeth Priday, Soprano, with the Christ Church Cathedral Choir and the Hanover Band directed by Stephen Darlington
6 Trumpet Tune And Air (Purcell) Bob Farley, Trumpet, with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley
7 Coronation Anthem from ‘Zadok The Priest’ (Handel, arr. Rogers, Martin) London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra conducted by John Alldis
8 Rex Tremendae Majestatis from 'Requiem In D Minor', K626 (Mozart, arr. Süssmayr) Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Zdenék Košler
9 Gloria from 'Coronation Mass In C', K317 (Mozart) Ambrosian Singers with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
10 Toccata In F from Organ Symphony No. 5 (Widor) Virgil Fox at the Royal Albert Hall Organ
11 A Mighty Fortress Is Our God from 'Cantata No. 80' (Bach) Hungarian Radio Chorus and the Failoni Chamber Orchestra (Budapest) conducted by Mátyás Antál
12 Allelujah From 'Exsultate, Jubilate' (Mozart) Kate Hurney, Soprano, with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
13 Holy City (Adams) Jean Allister, Mezzo-Soprano, and the John McCarthy Chorus with William Davies, Organ
14 Hallelujah Chorus from 'Messiah' (Handel) London Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra conducted by John Pritchard
15 Carillon De Westminster, Op. 54, No. 6 (Vierne) Andrew Lucas at the St Paul's Cathedral Organ
16 Jerusalem (Parry, arr. Sargent) Royal Choral Society and the New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Sir Arthur Bliss