FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT - Programme One - Joy & Happiness

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Digital Only
Released 2019
Cat No.: FNIMN001

First in a new series of sets that use Reader's Digest recordings that have never been compiled before in this configuration. The series includes music from the world of classical, opera, easy listening and everything recorded or owned by Reader's Digest over the last century (and a little into this!). Each volume will be themed to make for a pleasurable listening experience in the old style of Digest products, building up into an amazing selection of music for you to enjoy without having to lift all those heavy vinyl boxes from shelf to player.

Track Listing

01 Oh, What A Beautiful Morning from ‘Oklahoma!’ (Rodgers, Hammerstein II) - The Romantic Strings & Orchestra cond by Eric Hammerstein (1990) Taken from the collection “Romantic Magic”

02 Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity from 'The Planets' Op 32 (Holst) - The Philharmonia Orchestra cond by William Boughton (1988) Taken from the collection “Treasury Of Great British Music”

03 Laughing Song from 'Die Fledermaus' (Strauss II) - Anna Moffo with Orchestra And Chorus cond by Lehman Engel (1962) Taken from the collection “Glorious Songs, Great Voices”

04 Humoresque in G Flat, No 7 Op 101 (Dvorak) - National Philharmonic Orchestra cond by Eric Robinson (1971) Taken from the collection “150 Best Loved Melodies”

05 Blue Skies from ‘Betsy’ (Berlin) - Ken Thorne & his Orchestra (1964) Taken from the collection “Romantic Magic”

06 Golliwog’s Cake Walk from ‘Children’s Corner Suite’ (Debussy) - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra cond by Peter Knight (1964) Taken from the collection “Melodies That Will Live Forever”

07 Elephants from ‘Carnival Of The Animals’ (Saint Saens) - The National Philharmonic Orchestra cond by Vernon Handley (1993) Taken from the collection “Light-hearted Classics (DTC)”

08 Fossils from ‘Carnival Of The Animals’ (Saint Saens) - The Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra cond by James Walker (1962) Taken from the collection “Music For You”

09 Celebration Dance from ‘Billy The Kid’ (Copland) - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra cond by Charles Gerhardt (1962) Taken from the collection “Light-hearted Classics (DTC)”

10 Makin’ Whoopee from ‘Whoopee’ (Donaldson, Kahn) - The David Lindup Orchestra (1988) Taken from the collection “Soft Lights Sweet Music”

11 Health And Happiness from ‘Die Fledermaus’ (Strauss II) - Anna Moffo, Jeanette Scovotti, Cast and Orchestra cond. by Lehman Engel (1962) Taken from the collection “Treasury Of Great Operettas”

12 Tritsch Tratsch Polka (Strauss II) - The National Philharmonic Orchestra cond by Eric Robinson (1971) Taken from the collection “Great Music’s Greatest Hits

13 Toreador’s March from ‘Carmen (Bizet) - Orchestre De La Societe Des Concerts Symphoniques De Paris cond by Rene Leibowitz (1960) Taken from the collection “150 Best Loved Melodies”

14 Dance Of The Comedians from 'The Bartered Bride' (Smetana) - National Philharmonic Orchestra cond by Douglas Gamley (1972) Taken from the collection “Eric Robinson’s World Of Music”

15 La Réjouissance from 'Music for the Royal Fireworks’ (Handel) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra cond by Yehudi Menuhin (1986) Taken from the collection “Pride And Patriotism (DTC)”

16 Do Re Mi from 'The Sound Of Music’ (Rodgers, Hammerstein) – James Walker Orchestra (1962) Taken from the collection “Some Enchanted Evening”

17 Humoresque in E Minor from 'Two Morceaux' (Tchaikovsky) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra cond by Sir Malcolm Sargent (1963) Taken from the collection “Mood Music For Listening And Relaxation”

18 Elizabethan Serenade (Binge) – National Philharmonic Orchestra cond by Charles Gerhardt (1963) Taken from the collection “Candlelight Classics”

19 A Walk In The Black Forest (Jankowski) – Douglas Gamley Orchestra (1965) Taken from the collection “Instruments In Gold”

20 I Could Have Danced All Night from 'My Fair Lady' (Lerner, Loewe) – Doreen Hume with the Hill Bowen Orchestra (1961) Taken from the collection “The Magical World Of Operetta”

21 Marche Joyeuse (Chabrier) - RCA Italiana Symphony Orchestra cond by Rene Leibowitz (1962) Taken from the collection “Melodies That Will Live Forever”

22 Hallelujah Chorus from 'Messiah' (Handel) - London Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus cond by John Pritchard (1963) Taken from the collection “Classics For Eternity (DTC)”

The Great Barbirolli

 
6 LP
Released 1972
Cat No.: RDS8011-7
RD Code : BAR 107 (GBAR-6A on Box)
Came with Bonus LP  'New World Symphony' (RDS8017)


1                      Italy


1 - Overture To 'Semiramide' - Rossini
2 - Intermezzo From 'Cavalleria Rusticana' - Mascagni
3 - Intermezzo From 'Manon Lescaut' - Puccini
4 - Overture To 'The Force Of Destiny' - Verdi
5 - Ballet Music From 'William Tell' - Rossini





 2                      France


1 - La Mer, Three Symphonic Pictures 'From Dawn to Noon at Sea' - Debussy
2 - La Mer, Three Symphonic Pictures 'Play of The Waves' - Debussy
3 - La Mer, Three Symphonic Pictures 'Dialogue of the Wind and the Sea' - Debussy
4 - Daphnis Et Chloe Suite No. 2 - Ravel
5 - La Valse - Ravel






 3                      Germany


1 - Prelude And Love - Death From 'Tristan And Isolde' - Wagner
2 - Prelude To Act I From 'Lohengrin' - Wagner
3 - Overture To 'The Flying Dutchman' - Wagner
4 - Overture To 'Tannhauser' - Wagner








4                      England


1 - Enigma Variations Op. 36 - Elgar
2 - Introduction And Allegro For Strings Op. 47 - Elgar
3 - On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring - Delius
4 - Walk To The Paradise Garden - Delius








 5                      The World


1 - Stars And Stripes For Ever March - Sousa
2 - Dance Of The Hours #from 'La Gioconda' - Ponchielli
3 - Andante Cantabile From String Quartet No. 1 - Tchaikovsky
4 - Trumpet Voluntary - J Clarke
5 - Merry Wives Of Windsor Overture - Nicolai
6 - Valse Triste from Kuolema - Sibelius
7 - Under The Lime - Tree From 'Scenes Alsaciennes' - Massenet
8 - Marche Joyeuse - Chabrier




6                      Austria


1 - Gypsy Baron Overture - J Strauss Jnr.
2 - Radetsky March - J Strauss Jnr.
3 - Tales From The Vienna Woods Waltz - J Strauss Jnr.
4 - Die Fledermaus Overture - J Strauss Jnr.
5 - Pizzicato Polka - J Strauss Jnr.
6 - Annen Polka - J Strauss Jnr.
7 - Blue Danube Waltz - J Strauss Jnr.



All recordings The Hallé Orchestra conducted by Sir John Barbirolli



Background Moods - Music For Your Every Mood

 


10 LP
Released 1965
Cat No.: RDS6101-10
RD Code : BM (GBM366 904 on Box)
Came with Bonus LP  'Moods From The Movies' (RDS6111)


Adapted from the US release, LP3 "Moods From The Movies" was used as a bonus album and replaced with "In A Syncopated Mood* and "In A Lets-Get-Away-From-It-All Mood". Programme 8, "In A Carefree Mood" was replaced by "In A Concert Mood". In Programme 12 the word "Joyous" was replaced with "Joyful", and Programme 15's title was changed from "spectacular" to "adventurous". Finally, Programme 17 "In A Soothing Mood" was replaced "In A Western Mood".

1          In A Moonlight Mood

1 - Moonlight Serenade - Miller, Parish
2 - How High The Moon - Lewis, Hamilton
3 - Moonlight In Vermont - Blackburn, Suessdorf
4 - By The Light Of The Silvery Moon - Madden, Edwards
5 - Stairway To The Stars - Signorelli, Malneck, Parish
6 - Moonlight Becomes You - Van Heusen - Burke

The Romantic Strings With Two Harps, Richard Vaughan, Conductor

2          In A Haunting Mood

7 - Songs My Mother Taught Me - Dvorák
9 - The Last Rose Of Summer - Thomas Moore
10 - The Dream Of Doretta From "The Swallow" - Puccini
11 - Call The Ewes (Ca' The Yowes) - Patricia Clarke
12 - O Waly, Waly - Cecil Sharp
13 - A Little Story - Stornellatrce - Respighi

The Romantic Strings And Heavenly Voices, Charles Gerhardt, Conductor

3          In A Bewitching Mood

14 - Makin' Whoopee! - Kahn, Donaldson
15 - Bewitched - Rodgers - Hart
16 - Willow Weep For Me - Ronell
17 - I Hadn't Anyone Till You - Noble
18 - And I Love Her - Lennon - McCartney
19 - It's Magic - Styne, Cahn

David Lindup And His Orchestra With Two Guitars

4          In A Blues Mood

20 - The Birth Of The Blues - De Sylva, Brown, Henderson
21 - The Man That Got Away - Arlen, Gershwin
22 - Dreamsville - Mancini
23 - I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues - Arlen, Koehler
24 - This Boy - Lennon - McCartney
25 - Blues In The Night - Arlen, Mercer

Max Harris And His Orchestra

5          In A Syncopated Mood

26 - Fine And Dandy - Swift
27 - Manhattan - Rodgers, Hart
28 - Anything Goes - Porter
29 - You Took Advantage Of Me - Rodgers, Hart
30 - Ain’t Misbehavin’ - Waller, Brooks, Razuf
31 - Oh, Lady, Be Good - Gershwin, Gershwin

Buddy Bregman And His Orchestra

6          In A Let's - Get - Away - From - It - All Mood

32 - Far Away Places - Whitney, Kramer
33 - Let’s Get Away From It All - Adair, Dennis
34 - Street Of Dreams - Lewis, Young
35 - C’Est Si Bon - Berri, Hornez, Seelen
36 - How Deep Is The Ocean - Berlin
37 - Anywhere I Wander - Loesser

Ken Thorne And His Orchestra with Ed Ames

7          In An Intimate Mood

38 - I'll Remember April - Raye, DePaul, Johnston
39 - Little White Lies - Donaldson
40 - Just In Time - Green, Comden, Styne
41 - East Of The Sun - Bowmen
42 - You're A Sweetheart - Adamson, McHugh
43 - Exactly Like You - Fields, McHugh
44 - Autumn Serenade - De Rose, Gallop

Dennis Wilson's Cocktail Piano With The Rhythm Quintet

8          In A Concert Mood

45 - Theme from Symphony No.6 - Tchaikovsky
46 - Romeo And Juliet Theme - Tchaikovsky
47 - Swan Lake Waltz - Tchaikovsky
48 - Theme from Piano Concerto No.1 - Tchaikovsky
49 - Humoresque - Tchaikovsky
50 - Theme from Symphony No.5 - Tchaikovsky
51 - None But The Lonely Heart - Tchaikovsky
52 - Sleeping Beauty Waltz - Tchaikovsky
53 - June Barcarolle - Tchaikovsky

Peter Knight Orchestra And Singers

9          In A Romantic Mood

54 - Laura - Raksin, Mercer
55 - Just One More Chance - Johnston, Coslow
56 - Witchcraft - Leigh, Coleman
57 - My Melancholy Baby - Burnett, Norton
58 - The Time Is Now - Wild, Lewis
59 - Be My Love - Brodszky, Cahn

Ed Ames With Ken Thorne And His Orchestra

10        In A Wistful Mood

60 - Try A Little Tenderness - Woods, Campbell, Connelly
61 - Love Me Or Leave Me - Kahn, Donaldson
62 - The Boy Next Door - Martin, Blane
63 - I've Got The Whole World On A String - Arlen, Koehler
64 - How Little We Know - Carmichael, Mercer
65 - Polka Dots And Moonbeams - Van Heusen - Burke
66 - Can't Get Out Of This Mood - Loesser, McHugh

Dennis Farnon And His Orchestra

11        In A Sparkling Mood

67 - Overture To "The Silken Ladder" - Rossini
68 - Four Scottish Dances - Arnold
69 - The Constant Nymph - Korngold

Philharmonic "Pops" Orchestra

12        In A Joyful Mood

70 - Topkapi - Hadjidakis
71 - The Sound Of Music - Rodgers  -  Hammerstein
72 - Fiesta In Old Mexico  -  Tehuantepec - Stott
73 - Symphonie Moderne - Steiner

The Romantic Strings And RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

13        In A Swinging Mood

74 - In The Mood - Razaf, Garland
75 - A String Of Pearls - Gray
76 - Chattanooga Choo Choo - Warren, Gordon
77 - Music Makers - Raye, James
78 - Just You, Just Me - Greer, Klages
79 - One O'Clock Jump - Count Basie

Buddy Bregman And His Orchestra

14        In An Exotic Mood

80 - Miserlou - Wise, Leeds, Roubanis, Russell
81 - Limehouse Blues - Furber, Braham
82 - Baubles, Bangles And Beads - Forrest, Wright
83 - Lotus Land - Scott
84 - Beyond The Blue Horizon - Robin, Whiting, Harlin

Wally Stott And His "Sounds Of Paradise" Orchestra

15        In An Adventurous Mood

85 - Slaughter On Tenth Avenue - Rodgers
86 - Spellbound Concerto - Rozsa
87 - A James Bond Suite: Themes
   a - From "Dr. No" - Norman
   b - From Russia With Love - Bart
   c - Goldfinger - Newley, Barry, Bricusse

The Romantic Strings And RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

16        In A Festive Mood

88 - España Rhapsody 2 - Chabrier
89 - Dances From "The Seasons"
   a - Dancing In The Fields (Theme) - Glazunov
   b - Flirtation At Spring Time - Glazunov
   c - Summer Love - Glazunov
   d - Theme - Glazunov
   e - Waltz For Young And Old - Glazunov
   f - Autumn Festival - Glazunov
   g - Greeting The Winter And Finale - Glazunov
90 - Russian Sailors' Dance from "The Red Poppy" - Glière

Philharmonic "Pops" Orchestra

17        In A Western Mood

91 - Red River Valley - Traditional
92 - Under A Blanket Of Blue - Traditional
93 - The Lamp Is Low - Nolan
94 - Stars In My Eyes - Nolan
95 - Three Stars Will Shine Tonight - Hill
96 - My Shining Hour - Hill, De Rose

The Cattlemen

18        In A Starlight Mood

97 - Stars Fell On Alabama - Perkins, Parish
98 - Under A Blanket Of Blue - Neiburg, Livingston, Symes
99 - The Lamp Is Low - Shefter, Parish, DeRose
100 - Stars In My Eyes - Fields, Kreisler
101 - Three Stars Will Shine Tonight - Lynn, Goldsmith, Rugolo
102 - My Shining Hour - Arlen, Mercer

The Heavenly Voices With Wally Stott And His Orchestra

19        In A Latin Mood

103 - Rhumba Medley: -
   a - Green Eyes - Utrera, Rivera, Woods, Menendez
   b - Frenesí - Dominguez, Charles, Russell
   c - Cachita - Sancristobal, Hernandez
104 - Bolero:Sabor De Engaño (Taste Of Deceit) - Alvarez
105 - Mambo:Mambo Jambo - Prado
106 - Tango Medley:
   a - Adiós, Pampa Mía (Goodbye, My Pampa) - Canaro, Pelay, Mores
   b - Uno! (One!) - Mores, Santos, Discepolo
107 - Cha Cha Medley:
   a - Sweet And Gentle - Thorn, Portal
   b - Cha Cha Cha Flamenco - De Jesus
   c - Pinchame Con Tenedor (Prick Me With The Fork) - Menendez

Dennis Farnon And His Orchestra

20        In A Dancing Mood

108 - Medium Fox - Trot Medley:
   a - I Cried For You - Lyman, Freed, Arnheim
   b - Singin' In The Rain - Freed, Brown
   c - I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Carroll, McCarthy
109 - Waltz Medley:
   a - Lovely Lady - McHugh, Koehler
   b - Alice Blue Gown - Tierney, McCarthy
   c - Ciribiribin - Pestalozza
110 - Slow Fox - Trot Medley:
   a - Everything I Have Is Yours - Lane, Adamson
   b - Sweet And Lovely - Arnheim, Tobias, Lemare
   c - Deep Purple - Parish, DeRose

Dennis Farnon And His Orchestra

SOUNDS OF THE SIXTIES: The Lennon & McCartney Songbook



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Ninteenth volume in the “Sounds Of The Sixties” series, which was to run for 20 editions.

3CD Set
Released 2002
Cat No.: RDCD3631-3 
RD Code: SSLM-019
Compilation by J K Hall - Booklet Notes by S Barnard - Mastered by P Marchant

CD1 With A Little Help - The Greatest stars Sing The Beatles

01 - You Can't Do That - Nilsson
02 - Ticket To Ride - 5th Dimension
03 - Love Me Do - Sandie Shaw
04 - Get Back - Amen Corner
05 - I'm A Loser - Marianne Faithfull
06 - Like Dreamer's Do - Applejacks
07 - Girl - St Louis Union
08 - Yesterday - Marvin Gaye
09 - And I Love Her - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
10 - I Want To Hold your Hand - Petula Clark
11 - We Can Work It Out - Sacha Distel
12 - Hey Jude - Tom Jones
13 - Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da - Marmalade
14 - Good Day Sunshine - Tremeloes
15 - I Saw Her Standing There - Anthony Newley
16 - Can't Buy Me Love - Supremes
17 - With A Little help From My Fri - Joe Brown
18 - Yellow Submarine - Anita Harris



CD2 In My Life - The Memories Of The Beatles

19 - Come Together - Charlie Barnet Orch
20 - When I'm 64 - Max Bygraves
21 - Honey pie - Nicky Scott
22 - She's Leaving Home - Nilsson
23 - If I Fell - Romantic Strings
24 - This Girl - Shirley Abicair
25 - In My Life - Jose Feliciano
26 - Michelle - Hank Levine Singers
27 - Norwegian Wood - Gary Burton
28 - A Day In The Life - Jose Feliciano
29 - Things We Said Today - Sandpipers
30 - I'll Follow The Sun - Glynn Johns
31 - Nowhere Man - Settlers
32 - All You Need Is Love - Norman Percival Orch
33 - A World Without Love - Honor Blackman
34 - She Loves You - Count Basie



CD3 A Hard Day's Night - The Rock 'n' Roll Of The Beatles

35 - Rain - Petula Clark
36 - The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill - Young Blood
39 - Day Tripper - Ramsey Lewis
40 - Help - Jose Feliciano
41 - I Feel Fine - Chet Atkins
42 - I'll Cry Instead - Joe Cocker
43 - All My Loving - Trends
44 - There's A Place - Kestrals
45 - Little Child - Jackie Lynton
46 - Tip Of My Tongue - Tommy Quickly
47 - Baby's In Black - Hi-Fi's
48 - A Hard Day's Night - Supremes
49 - Here, There And Everywhere - Episode 6
50 - Eleanor Rigby - Blonde On Blonde
51 - Fool On The Hill - Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66