DISCOVERING THE CLASSICS: 300 Years Of Glorious Music

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

3CD Set
Released August 1996

Cat No.: RDCD1621-3 (RDC93291-3)
RD Code: YGM-001
Series Code: 520
Compilation by M Moritz - Mastered by P Marchant
(Re Issued as a 2CD series in 2002)


1       The Age of Elegance

1 Toccata And Fugue In D Minor, BWV 565 (Bach) Franz Lehrndorfer at the Munich Cathedral Organ
2 Winter from 'The Four Seasons' (Vivaldi) José Luis Garcia, Violin, with the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin
3 Minuet (Boccherini) National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
4 Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 In G, BWV 1048 (Bach) Württemberg Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jörg Faerber
5 Excerpts from 'The Water Music' (Handel, arr. Baines) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yehudi Menuhin
6 Symphony No. 94 In G (Surprise) (Haydn) Capella Istropolitana conducted by Barry Wordsworth
7 Symphony No. 40 In G Minor, K550 – 1st Movement (Mozart) Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Hartmut Haenchen
8 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik – 1st Movement (Mozart) London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt

2       The Age of Romance

1 Symphony No. 6 In F, Op. 68 (Pastoral) – 1st Movement (Beethoven) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by René Leibowitz
2 Entr'Acte No. 1 from 'Rosamunde' (Schubert) London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
3 Polonaise No. 6 In A Flat, Op. 53 ('Heroic') (Chopin) Earl Wild, Piano
4 Symphony No. 1 In C Minor – 2nd Movement (Brahms) London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jascha Horenstein
5 Scherzo from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (Mendelssohn) National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
6 Grand Waltz from 'Swan Lake', Op. 20 (Tchaikovsky) London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Massimo Freccia
7 Piano Concerto In A Minor, Op. 16 – 1st Movement (Grieg) Earl Wild, Piano, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by René Leibowitz
8 Emperor Waltz, Op. 437 (Strauss II) Vienna State Opera Orchestra conducted by Jascha Horenstein

3       The Age of Inspiration

1 Mars – The Bringer Of War (Holst) Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by William Boughton
2 Fêtes from 'Nocturnes' (Debussy) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Georges Pretre
3 Cello Concerto In E Minor, Op. 85 – 1st Movement (Elgar) Maria Kliegel, Cello, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Michael Halasz
4 Symphony No. 2 In E Minor, Op. 27 – 2nd Movement (Rachmaninov) BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Tadaaki Otaka
5 Cuban Overture (Gershwin) National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
6 Polka from 'The Age Of Gold' (Shostakovich) National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
7 Popular Song from 'Façade' (Walton) Sinfonia of London conducted by Charles Gerhardt
8 Three Dances from 'Fancy Free' (Bernstein) National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
9 Simple Gifts from 'Appalachian Spring' (Copland) National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
10 The Little Train Of The Brazilian Countryman (Villa Lobos) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
11 Finale from 'The Firebird' (Stravinsky) Orchestra Filarmonica Di Roma conducted by Massimo Freccia

 

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150 Top Ten Country Hits

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8 LP (5 Cassettes)
Released April 1982
Cat No.: RDS9986-93 (RDC91001-5)
RD Code : TEN 079 (GTENB079 on Box)
Came with Bonus LP  'Boxcar Willie - Songs Of The Hobo / Floyd Cramer - Country's Keyboard King' (RDS9994)


Record 1

01 Hank Williams - Lovesick Blues
02 George Morgan - Candy Kisses
03 Louvin Brothers - I Don't Believe You've Met My Baby
04 Patti Page - Tennesse Waltz
05 Gene Autry - Peter Cottontail
06 Red Foley - Hearts Of Stone
07 Carlisles - No Help Wanted
08 Stuart Hamblen - This Ole House
09 Bobby Helms - My Special Angel
10 Eddy Arnold - Cattle Call
11 Slim Whitman - Rose Marie
12 Jimmy Heap - Release_Me
13 Leon Payne - I Love You Because
14 Jimmy Wakely - I Wish I Had A Nickel
15 Rusty Draper - Gambler's Guitar
16 Pee Wee King - Silver And Gold
17 Kenny Roberts - I'll Never See Maggie Alone
18 Webb Pierce - That's Me Without You
19 Tennessee Ernie Ford - Ballad Of Davy Crockett

Record 2

01 Don Gibson - I Can't Stop Loving You
02 Wanda Jackson - Right Or Wrong
03 George Jones - Tender Years
04 Floyd Cramer - San Antonio Rose
05 Kitty Wells - Amigo's Guitar
06 Warren Smith - Odds And Ends, Bits And Pieces
07 Ernest Tubb - Half A Mind
08 Johnny Horton - Sleepy Eyed John
09 Browns - Scarlet Ribbons
10 Everly Brothers - Bird Dog
11 Ferlin Husky - Wings Of A Dove
12 Billy Grammer - Gotta Travel On
13 Skeeter Davis - My Last Date With You
14 Flatt & Scruggs - Cabin On The Hill
15 Leroy Van Dyke - Walk On By
16 Carl Smith - Ten Thousand Drums
17 Bob Wills - Heart to Heart Talk
18 Stonewall Jackson - Waterloo

Record 3

01 Burl Ives - A Little Bitty Tear
02 Lefty Frizzell - Saginaw, Michigan
03 Rose Maddox - Sing A Little Song Of Heartache
04 James O'Gwynn - My Name Is Mud
05 Del Reeves - Girl On The Billboard
06 Jimmy C Newman - DJ For A Day
07 Grandpa Jones - T For Texas
08 Rex Allen - Don't Go Near The Indians
09 Johnny Cash - Orange Blossom Special
10 Patsy Cline - Faded Love
11 Walter Brennan - Old Rivers
12 Hank Snow - I've Been Everywhere
13 Charlie Louvin - I Don't Love You Anymore
14 Billy Edd Wheeler - Ode To The Little Brown Shack Out
15 Charlie Phillips - I Guess I'll Never Learn
16 Little Jimmy Dickens - Violet And A Rose
17 Jimmy Dean - P T 109
18 Claude King - Wolverton Mountain

Record 4

01 George Hamilton IV - Break My Mind
02 Bobby Bare - Margie's At The Lincoln Park Inn
03 Porter Wagoner - Cold Hard Facts Of Life
04 Bonnie Guitar - I'm Living In Two Worlds
05 Tommy Collins - If You Can't Bite Don't Growl
06 Nat Stuckey - Plastic Saddle
07 Henson Cargill - Skip A Rope
08 Jack Greene - All The Time
09 Roy Clark - Yesterday When I Was Young
10 Jerry Lee Lewis - She Even Woke Me Up To Say Goodbye
11 Jeannie C Riley - Harper Valley P T A
12 Johnny Darrell - Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town
13 Hank Williams Jr - Cajun Baby
14 Tommy Cash - Six White Horses
15 Wynn Stewart - Cause I Have You
16 David Houston - Almost Persuaded
17 Harden Trio - Tippy Toeing
18 Robert Mitchum - Little Ole Wine Drinker Me
19 Hank Locklin - Country Hall Of Fame
20 Bobby Goldsboro - Honey

Record 5

01 Faron Young - It's Four In the Morning
02 Ray Price - For The Good Times
03 Statler Brothers - Bed Of Roses
04 Red Simpson - I'm A Truck
05 Donna Fargo - Happiest Girl In The Whole USA
06 David Rogers - Need You
07 Billy Walker - She Goes Walking Through My Mind
08 Tompall & the Glaser Brothers - Rings
09 Tommy Overstreet - Heaven Is My Woman's Love
10 Glen Campbell - All I Have To Do Is Dream
11 Lynn Anderson - You're My Man
12 Conway Twitty - Fifteen Years Ago
13 Mel Tillis - Commercial Affection
14 Connie Smith - Just One Time
15 Jim Ed Brown - Morning
16 Dave Dudley - Pool Shark
17 Roy Drusky - Long Long Texas Road
18 Jody Miller - There's A Party Goin' On
19 Tom T Hall - Old Dogs, Children And Watermelon Wine

Record 6

01 Merle Haggard - Movin' On
02 Jean Shepard - Slippin' Away
03 Gatlin Brothers Band - Broken Lady
04 Jeannie Seely - Can I Sleep In Your Arms Tonight Mister
05 Bill Anderson - Every Time I Turn The Radio On
06 Sonny James - Is It Wrong
07 Hank Thompson - Older The Violin, The Sweeter The Music
08 Freddy Weller - Too Much Monkey Business
09 Cal Smith - Country Bumpkin
10 Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
11 Jim Reeves - Missing You
12 Billy Swan - I Can Help
13 Gary Stewart - Out Of Hand
14 Johnny Russell - Red Necks White Socks And Blue Ribbon Beer
15 Dottie West - Country Sunshine
16 Johnny Rodriguez - You Always Come Back (To Hurting Me)
17 David Allan Coe - You Never Even Called Me By My Name
18 Glen Campbell - Bonaparte's Retreat
19 Brenda Lee - Rock On Baby

Record 7

01 Billie Jo Spears - Blanket On The Ground
02 Marty Robbins - El Paso City
03 Zella Lehr - Two Doors Down
04 John Wesley Ryles - Once In A Lifetime Thing
05 Billy 'Crash' Craddock - Easy As Pie
06 Narvel Felts - Lonely Teardrops
07 Dave Sugar - I'm Knee Deep In Loving You
08 B J Thomas - Hey Won't You Play Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
09 Waylon Jennings - Luckenbach Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love)
10 Crystal Gayle - Don't Make My Brown Eyes Blue
11 Kendalls - Heaven's Just A Sin Away
12 Moe Bandy - I'm Sorry For You My Friend
13 Johnny Duncan - Thinkin' Of A Rendezvous
14 Mary Kay Place - Baby Boy
15 Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
16 Ray Stevens - Misty
17 Johnny Paycheck - Take This Job And Shove It
18 C W MacCall - Convoy

Record 8

01 Dolly Parton - Baby I'm Burnin'
02 Charlie Rich - Rollin' With The Flow
03 Merle Haggard & Leona Williams - Bull And The Beaver
04 Barbara Mandrell - If Loving You Is Wrong I Don't Want To Be Right
05 John Conlee - Rose Colored Glasses
06 Charly McClain - That's What You Do To Me
07 Gene Watson - Nothing Sure Looked Good On You
08 Dottsy - Play Born To Lose Again
09 Alabama - Tennessee River
10 Bonnie Tyler - It's A Heartache
11 Willie Nelson - Georgia On My Mind
12 Tammy Wynette - They Call It Making Love
13 Jacky Ward - Fools Fall In Love
14 Moe Bandy & Joe Stampley - Do You Ever Fool Around
15 Tanya Tucker - Texas When I Die
16 Kenny Dale - Only Love Can Break a Heart
17 Razzy Bailey - What Time Do You Have To Be Back In Heaven
18 Janie Fricke - Down To My Last Broken Heart
19 Jim Reeves - Don't Let Me Cross Over

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 FLEXI DISC

112 Rock'n'Roll Greats


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8 LP (4 Cassettes)
Released October 1985
Cat No.: RDS10351-8 (RDC91571-4)
RD Code : RNR 149 (GRNRA149 on Box)
Came with Bonus LP  'Elvis Rocks!' (RDS10359)

1             Rock Around The Clock

001 Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock
002 Gene Vincent - Be Bop A Lula
003 Fats Domino - I'm Walkin'
004 Carl Perkins - Blue Suede Shoes
005 Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls Of Fire
006 Eddie Cochran - C'mon Everybody
007 Sam Cooke - Twistin' The Night Away
008 Buddy Holly - Peggy Sue
009 Bobby Vee - Rubber Ball
010 Little Richard - Long Tall Sally
011 Neil Sedaka - Oh Carol
012 Freddie Bell & The Bellboys - Giddy Up A Ding Dong
013 Big Bopper - Chantilly Lace
014 Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love

2             Rockin' Good Ways

015 Del Shannon - Runaway
016 Terry Dene - A White Sport Coat
017 Brenda Lee - Let's Jump The Broomstick
018 Paul Anka - Diana
019 Marty Wilde - A Teenager In Love
020 Johnny Preston - Running Bear
021 Duane Eddy - (Dance With The) Guitar Man
022 Pat Boone - A Wonderful Time Up There
023 Connie Francis - Stupid Cupid
024 Frankie Avalon - Venus
025 Everly Brothers - Bird Dog
026 Bruce Channel - Hey Baby
027 Fabian - Hound Dog Man
028 Danny & The Juniors - Rock And Roll Is Here To Stay

3             Juke Box Giants

029 Lord Rockingham's XI - Hoots Mon!
030 Lloyd Price - Personality
031 Mudlarks - Lollipop
032 Eden Kane - Well I Ask You
033 Brenda Lee - Sweet Nothin's
034 Kalin Twins - When
035 Lulu - Shout
036 Tommy Steele - Singing The Blues
037 Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie
038 Clovers - Love Potion Number 9
039 Connie Francis - Lipstick On Your Collar
040 Little Richard - Good Golly Miss Molly
041 Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
042 Johnny Otis Show – Ma (He’s Making Eyes At Me)

4             Rock Softly

043 Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
044 Tommy Edwards - It's All In The Game
045 Brenda Lee - All Alone Am I
046 Fleetwoods - Come Softly To Me
047 Platters - Great Pretender
048 Ricky Valance - Tell Laura I Love Her
049 Craig Douglas - Pretty Blue Eyes
050 Patience & Prudence - Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now
051 Sam Cooke - You Send Me
052 Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
053 Poni-Tails - Born Too Late
054 Del Vikings - Come Go With Me
055 Brian Hyland - Ginny Come Lately
056 Tab Hunter - Young Love

5             Let's Have A Party

057 Fats Domino - Be My Guest
058 Lesley Gore - It's My Party
059 Four Preps - Big Man
060 Johnny Tillotson - Poetry In Motion
061 Little Eva - Locomotion
062 Jerry Keller - Here Comes Summer
063 Neil Sedaka - I Go Ape
064 Wanda Jackson - Let's Have A Party
065 Johnny Cymbal - Mr Bassman
066 Eddie Cochran - Weekend
067 Bobby Vee - Take Good Care of My Baby
068 Eddie Hodges - I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door
069 Tommy Roe - Sheila
070 Olympics - Western Movies

6             Rockin' International Hits

071 John Barry Seven - Hit And Miss
072 Tornados - Telstar
073 Shadows - Apache
074 Chantays - Pipeline
075 B Bumble & The Stingers - Nut Rocker
076 Bert Weedon - Guitar Boogie Shuffle
077 Ventures - Walk, Don't Run
078 Jet Harris & Tony Meehan - Diamonds
079 Duane Eddy - Deep In The Heart Of Texas
080 Piltdown Men - McDonald's Cave
081 Spotnicks - Orange Blossom Special
082 Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
083 Floyd Cramer - On The Rebound
084 Surfaris - Wipe Out

7             At The Hop

085 Danny & The Juniors - At The Hop
086 Hollywood Argyles - Alley-Oop
087 Crickets - Don't Ever Change
088 Angels - My Boyfriend's Back
089 Beach Boys - Surfin' USA
090 Jimmy Jones - Good Timin'
091 Jan & Dean - Surf City
092 Bill Haley & The Comets - Shake Rattle And Roll
093 Hank Mizell - Jungle Rock
094 Gene Vincent - Blue Jean Bop
095 Marvin Rainwater - Whole Lotta Woman
096 Diamonds - Little Darlin'
097 Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe
098 Buddy Holly - Rave On

8             England Rocks

099 Cliff Richard - Move It
100 Adam Faith - How About That
101 Beatles - Ain't She Sweet
102 Billy Fury - Halfway To Paradise
103 Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - Shakin' All Over
104 Tommy Steele - Rock With The Caveman
105 Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness
106 Heinz - Just Like Eddie
107 Billie Davis - Tell Him
108 Alvin Stardust - Jealous Mind
109 Shakin' Stevens - Green Door
110 Gary Glitter - Rock And Roll
111 Darts - Duke Of Earl
112 Jets - Love Makes the World Go Around

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