Concert Classics Volume 2

Concert Classics Volume 2

A further selection of 24 historically significant recordings from a number of 'Services Calling' radio broadcasts made by the orchestra of Portsmouth Division Royal Marines during WWII. Divided into separate programmes this CD represents three different types of ENSA broadcast. Firstly, in music hall mode, accompanying the stars of yesteryear: Anne Shelton, Jack Warner, Jewell and Warriss and Frances Day. Secondly, as the orchestra for Ivor Novello's sell-out musical 'The Dancing Years', complete with full West End cast. And finally in concert, playing a selection of popular light music typical of that performed the length and breadth of Britain throughout the war years. The tracks are:

Programme 1
1. Anne Shelton - The Fleet's In - Schertzinger arr. Black
2. Anne Shelton - When Day is Done - Katscher arr. Black
3. Anne Shelton - The Sailor with the Navy Blue Eyes - Taylor arr. Cardew
4. Jack Warner - Frank and his Tank - Warner
5. Jewel and Warriss - Keep on Smiling - Berlipp/Lloyd
6. Frances Day - I L-L-Love You So - Heyman/Jacobson
7. Frances Day - Give Him the Oo-La-La - Cole Porter
8. Frances Day - You've Got It, I Want It - Heyman/Jacobson
9. Orchestra and Cast - Hands Across the Sea - Box/Cox/Roberts

Programme 2
10. Orchestra - Overture: The Dancing Years - Novello arr. Acres
11. Muriel Barron - Waltz of my Heart - Novello arr. Acres
12. Muriel Barron - I Can Give You the Starlight - Novello arr. Acres
13. Muriel Barron - My Dearest Dear - Novello arr. Acres
14. Roma Beaumont - Primrose - Novello arr. Acres

Programme 3
15. Orchestra - Empire Medley: For the Forces - Somers
16. Frederick Harvey and Choir - Songs of the Sea: Drake's Drum - Stanford
17. Frederick Harvey and Choir - Songs of the Sea: Devon O Devon - Stanford
18. Orchestra - Ragamuffin - Rixner
19. Orchestra - Serenade: Enchantment - Haydn Wood
20. Orchestra - Praeludium - Jarnefelt
21. Piano and Orchestra - Quivery Quavers - Lloyd
22. Orchestra - In a Chinese Temple Garden - Ketelbey
23. Orchestra - Sea Faring Selection - Various
24. Orchestra - A Life on the Ocean Wave - Russell arr. Dunn

Total running time 76 minutes

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