| The Golden Age of
Light Music – In Town Tonight: The 1930s - Volume
John Belton, alias Tony Lowry & Douglas Brownsmith
Down The Mall
Philip Green & his Orchestra [2:40]
Noel Coward (1899-1973)
Bitter Sweet Waltz: I’ll See You Again
Paramount Theatre Orchestra conducted by Anton with Al Bollington organ [3:22]
Josef Rixner (1902-1973)
Barnabas Von Géczy and his Orchestra [3:14]
Happy' - Selection intro: I Want To Be Happy, Happy Days Are Here Again, Happy Feet, Back To Those Happy Days, Many Happy Returns Of The Day, Spread A Little Happiness, I Want To Be Happy
Coventry Hippodrome Orchestra conducted by Charles Shadwell, piano soloist: Jack Wilson [6:18]
Sebastian de Yradier (1809-1865)
Regal Virtuosi conducted by Emanuel Starkey with Sidney Torch Organ [2:57]
Ludwig Siede arr. Crook
Chinese Street Serenade
Alfredo Campoli and his Marimba Tango Orchestra [3:06]
Victor Herbert (1859-1924)
Harry Horlick and his Orchestra [3:20]
H. Elliott Smith
Marek Weber & his Orchestra [2:58]
Erich Börschel (1907-1988)
International Radio Orchestra [2:51]
'Ice Rink Selection' intro: Skaters Waltz, Wine Women and Song, Casino Tanz, Artist's Life, Count Of Luxembourg, Valse Septembre, Nights Of Gladness, Amoretten Tanz, Gold And Silver Waltz, Wiener Blut, Espana
Debroy Somers Band [6:07]
Eric Coates (1886-1957)
In Town Tonight "Knightsbridge" from "London Suite"
BBC Dance Orchestra directed by Henry Hall [2:54]
Hermann Schulenburg arr. Etlinger
Richard Crean and his Orchestra [3:20]
Harry Engleman’s Quintet [2:58]
'A Bouquet Of Flowers' intro: Won't You Buy My Pretty Flowers, Valse Des Fleurs, Roses Of The South, Hearts & Flowers, Wedding Of The Rose, Dear Little Shamrock, Won't You Buy My Pretty Flowers, Pas Des Fleurs, Narcissus, Last Rose Of Summer, Valse Des Fleurs.
Gaumont State Orchestra conducted by Alfred Van Dam [6.42]
Donna Juanita - Paso Doble
Robert Renard and his Orchestra [2:56]
Herbert Custer’s Piano Orchestra [2:49]
Edith Lorand and her Viennese Orchestra [3:15]
Mikhail Mikhailovich Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859-1935), arranged by Herman Finck (1872-1939) Procession of the Sardar from 'Caucasian Sketches'
Commodore Grand Orchestra Conducted by Joseph Muscant [3:12] "Mr. Whittington" - Selection John W. Green, Jack Waller, Joseph Tunbridge intro: Oceans of Time, Whoops for the Derby Day, Weep No More My Baby, Who Do You Think You Are, the Sun is Round the Corner, What A Pleasant Surprise, Finale.
New Mayfair Orchestra Conducted by Ray Noble [7:41]
Bonus Track: Rare Experimental Stereo from 1934 Excerpt from "Mr. Whittington" intro: The Sun is Round the Corner, What a Pleasant Surprise, Finale.
New Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Ray Noble (Binaural EMI TT 1557-1 Recorded 11 January 1934) [2:55]
All recordings made between 1931 and 1939.
GUILD LIGHT MUSIC GLCD 5116 [76:39]
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