The Original Colonel Bogey - DOUBLE CD Album

The Original Colonel Bogey - DOUBLE CD Album

The British March King himself, Kenneth J Alford, conducts the Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth Division. Probably the most significant military band album you'll ever buy, these original 'Alford Conducts Alford' recordings include most of Alford's famous compositions. They are historic classics in their own right, even 65 years on, and certainly collectors' gems for military band enthusiasts and music lovers alike. The tracks are:

First CD
1. March: Colonel Bogey - Alford
2. March: The Thin Red Line - Alford
3. March: Dunedin - Alford
4. March: On The Quarter Deck - Alford
5. March: By Land And Sea - Alford
6. March: The Great Little Army - Alford (first recording April 1939)
7. March: The Standard Of St George - Alford
8. March: The Middy - Alford
9. March: HM Jollies - Alford
10. March: The Voice Of The Guns - Alford (first recording April 1939)
11. March: The Vanished Army - Alford
12. Xylophone Duet: The Two Dons - Alford (Soloists: Musns B Wright and T W Weigus)
13. Pastoral Fantasy: The Smithy - Alford
14. Suite: Country Life, 'The Hunt' - Alford (Soloist: Bd Cpl W G Banning)
15. Suite: Country Life, 'Part Two' - Alford
16. March Selection: Colonel Bogey On Parade - Alford

Second CD
1. March: The Voice Of The Guns - Alford (second recording 18 Dec 39)
2. Tone Picture: August Bank Holiday - Alford
3. March: Royal Review - Bassett-Silver
4. Posthorn Solo: The Chase - Alford (Soloist: Bd Cpl W G Banning)
5. Posthorn Solo: The Posthorn Galop - Koening (Soloist: Bd Cpl W G Banning)
6. Tone Picture: The Phantom Brigade - Myddleton
7. Suite: The Drowsy Dustman, Hornpipe 'Bill The Bosum' - Alford
8. March Fantasy: Nautical Moments - arr Alford
9. Selection: Carmen Part 1 - Bizet arr Alford
10. Selection: Carmen Part 2 - Bizet arr Alford
11. March: The Great Little Army - Alford (second recording 19 Dec 39)
12. The Contemptibles - Stanley
13. Regimental March : A Life On The Ocean Wave - Russell arr Alford
14. March: The Stars And Stripes Forever - Sousa
15. March: Semper Fidelis - Sousa
16. The National Anthem - Trad arr Winter

2 CDs, total running time 100 minutes

£15- incl p+p worldwide