THE WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL MELODIES - The World's Favourite Marches




Volume 10 of the 'The World's Most Beautiful Melodies' series which was to run for 15 volumes.

3CD Set
Released February 1996
Cat No.: RDCD1171-3  RDC92841-3
RD Code: WFM 010
Series Code 062
Compilation by M Moritz, Production by P Marchant


CD1    Favourites Forever!

1 - Colonel Bogey - Alford - Regimental Band of the British Guards conducted by Major Hillary Wilkenson
2 - A Life On The Ocean Wave - Russell - Band of HM Royal Marines – Director of Music: Captain C.J. Taylor
3 - RAF March Past - Davies - Southern Band of the Royal Air Force – Director of Music: Flt Lt Brian Sturnham
4 - Soldiers' Chorus from 'Faust' - Gounod - Chorus of the Vienna State Opera, with the Vienna Volksoper Orchestra conducted by Wilhelm Loibner
5 - War March Of The Priests from 'Athalie' - Mendelssohn - Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Walker
6 - Hail The Conquering Hero from 'Judas Maccabaeus' - Handel - Ambrosian Singers, with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
7 - Imperial March - Elgar - London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Mackerras
8 - Orb And Sceptre - Walton - New Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Mandell
9 - Guadalcanal March from 'Victory at Sea' - Rodgers - RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
10 - March From 'The Great Escape' - Bernstein - London Festival Orchestra conducted by Eric Rogers
11 - British Grenadiers - Trad. - Band of HM Coldstream Guards – Director of Music: Lt Col. Richard Ridings OBE
12 - Men Of Harlech - Trad., arr. Rogers - Band of HM Coldstream Guards – Director of Music: Captain R.A. Ridings
13 - Semper Fidelis - Sousa - National Honor Band and Orchestra conducted by Edwin Philip Pryor
14 - Anchors Aweigh - Zimmerman - National Honor Band and Orchestra conducted by Edwin Philip Pryor
15 - Washington Post March - Sousa - National Honor Band conducted by Edwin Philip Pryor
16 - Star Wars Theme - Williams - Henry Mancini and his Orchestra
17 - March From 'Longest Day' - Anka - London Festival Orchestra conducted by Eric Rogers
18 - Raiders March (Theme From 'Raiders Of The Lost Ark') - Williams - Philharmonic Rock Orchestra conducted by Richard Hayman
19 - American Salute - Gould - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Morton Gould

CD2    Classics Of The March

1 - Pomp And Circumstance March No. 1 (Land Of Hope And Glory) - Elgar - London Philharmonic Choir and the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by John Alldis
2 - March Of The Toreadors - Bizet - Orchestre de la Société des Concerts Symphoniques de Paris conducted by René Leibowitz
3 - Cortège Of Bacchus from 'Sylvia' - Delibes - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Anatole Fistoulari
4 - March From 'Jeux D'Enfants' - Bizet - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley
5 - Wedding March From 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' - Mendelssohn - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
6 - Marche Slave - Tchaikovsky - London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Mackerras
7 - Marche Militaire Française - Saint Saëns- Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Richard Hayman
8 - Pomp And Circumstance March No. 4 - Elgar - English String Orchestra conducted by William Boughton
9 - March From 'Fidelio' - Beethoven - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
10 - Crown Imperial - Walton - New Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Mandell
11 - March From 'Things To Come' - Bliss - New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Sir Arthur Bliss
12 - Marche Solennelle - Tchaikovsky - Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Richard Hayman

CD3    Wonderful World Of Marches

1 - Old Comrades - Teike - Regimental Band of the British Guards conducted by Major Hillary Wilkenson
2 - Battle Of Britain March - Goodwin - Southern Band of the Royal Air Force – Director of Music: Flt Lt Brian Sturnham
3 - Dambusters March - Coates - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson
4 - Entry Of The Gladiators - Fucik - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
5 - Russian March - J. Strauss II - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Peter Guth
6 - Valdres March - Hanssen - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson
7 - Florentiner March - Fucik - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
8 - March From 'Prince Igor' - Borodin, arr. Glazunov, Rimsky Korsakov- National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
9 - UNO March - Stolz - Vienna Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Stolz
10 - Marines' Hymn - Offenbach - National Honor Band and Orchestra conducted by Edwin Philip Pryor
11 - Regiment Of Sambre And Meuse - Planquette - Regimental Band of the British Guards conducted by Major Hillary Wilkenson
12 - La Marseillaise - De L'Isle - Regimental Band of the British Guards conducted by Major Hillary Wilkenson
13 - March From 'The Guns Of Navarone' - Tiomkin - London Festival Orchestra conducted by Eric Rogers
14 - Turkish March from 'The Ruins of Athens' - Beethoven - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by René Leibowitz
15 - Flieger March - Dostal - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein
16 - Spring Parade March - Stolz - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein
17 - Fatinitza March - Suppé - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein
18 - Grand March From 'The Queen Of Sheba' - Gounod - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley
19 - Strike Up The Band - Gershwin - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley

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