Concert Classics Volume 1

Concert Classics Volume 1

15 historic orchestral recordings originally made for wartime radio broadcast by the Band of HM Royal Marines Portsmouth Division to entertain Allied Servicemen and women, and never previously released to the public. This re-mastered album features works by leading composers. The variety of music evokes nostalgia and illustrates the type of programme enjoyed by the Royal Family and their guests during the last century whilst embarked in the Royal Yachts for state and private occasions. The tracks are:

1. Montmartre (from The Paris Suite) - Haydn Wood
2. Trepak (from The Nutcracker Suite) - Tchaikovsky
3. The Arcadians Overture - Monkton
4. The Swan (from Carnival of the Animals) - Saint-Saens
5. Spring - Grieg
Petite Suite de Concert (3 movements) - Coleridge Taylor
6. La Caprice de Nanette
7. Demande et Reponse
8. Un Sonnet d'Amour
9. Bells Across the Meadow - Ketelbey
10. Grenadiers Waltz - Waldteufel
11. Dainty Lady Intermezzo - Wright
12. Bohemian Girl - Balfe
13. By the Sleepy Lagoon - Coates
14. Waldteufel Memories: Fantasia - Waldteufel arr. Finck
15. Perpetuum Mobile - J Strauss arr. Winter

Total running time 67 minutes

£12- incl p&p worldwide (Special Christmas Offer)
A donation from each recording sold will go to the Royal Marines Band Service Benevolent Fund.