The Magnificent Marines

The Magnificent Marines

This magnificent CD consists of some of the best recordings produced by the Royal Marines Band Service, notably the final track, Tchaikovsky's dramatic 1812 Overture when the Royal Marines combined with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Constantin Silvestri) in a remarkable recording of this work - with authentic gunfire and battle sounds provided by the Royal Horse Artillery. The tracks are:

1. Finale from 'Carillon' (Op. 75) - Elgar arr Fletcher
2. The Preobrajensky March - Donajowsky arr Dunn
3. Famous Songs of the British Isles - Trad arr Dunn
4. Shenandoah - Trad arr Fletcher and Dunn
5. Up from Somerset * - Weatherley-Sanderson arr Richardson
6. Trade Winds * - Masefield-Keel arr Barsotti
7, Glorious Devon * - Boulton-German arr Richardson
8. Fleet Air Arm March - Stovin-Bradford
9. Sarie Marais - Trad arr Dunn
10. Spanish March - Trad arr Binding; & Lilliburlero - Trad arr Alford
11. Barcelona - Sumner
12. La Ritirata Italiana - Drescher
13. Marche des Parachutistes Belges - Leemans
14. Ponderoso - King
15. The Alfalfa Club - Howard arr Kepner
16. The United States Marine Corps Hymn - Offenbach arr van Loock
17. Theme from 'The Great War' - Josephs arr Sumner
18. Theme and March Glorious - Josephs arr Sumner
19. March of the Victors - Kaplan arr Duthoit
20. The Finest Hours - Grainer
21. Here Comes the Band - Farnon
22. No Hiding Place - Johnson arr Siebert & Dunn
23. 1812 Overture - Tchaikovsky

* Baritone: Frederick Harvey

Total running time 65 minutes

£12- incl p&p worldwide