Golden Age of Light Music: By Special Request - Percy Faith & Robert Farnon | Guild - Light Music GLCD5217

Golden Age of Light Music: By Special Request - Percy Faith & Robert Farnon

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Label: Guild - Light Music

Cat No: GLCD5217

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 16th June 2014

Contents

Artists

Conductors

Percy Faith
Robert Farnon

Artists

Conductors

Percy Faith
Robert Farnon

About

Canada’s largest city, Toronto, has the honour and distinction of being the birthplace of two of the 20th Century’s finest composer/conductor/arrangers in the world of Light Music. Ironically both of them achieved worldwide recognition and fame when they left their homeland and established their glittering careers in other countries.

In the case of Percy Faith, he responded to many offers of work and moved south of the border into the United States. Robert Farnon was sent to Britain during the Second World War, where he realised that the entertainment scene offered him more scope to develop his skills than back home.

In each case they had been recognised in Canada for their music before they left, but it can be argued that they might not have achieved their universal acclaim had they not developed their careers elsewhere.

Track Listing:
1. Ride Through The Night (from 'subways Are For Sleeping') - Jule Styne, arr. Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
2. Carefree - Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
3. La Golondrina (The Swallow) - Traditional, arr. Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
4. Granada - Augustin Lara, arr. Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
5. Over And Over Again (from Billy Rose's 'Jumbo') - Richard Rodgers, arr. Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
6. Fascination - Fidenco Dante Marchetti, arr. Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
7. Sixteen Going On Seventeen (from 'The Sound Of Music') - Richard Rodgers, arr. Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
8. Duet - Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
9. A Cock-Eyed Optimist (from 'south Pacific') - Richard Rodgers, arr. Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
10. Chico Bolero - Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
11. Bess You Is My Woman Now (from 'Porgy and Bess') - George Gershwin, arr. Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
12. I Enjoy Being A Girl (from 'Flower Drum Song') - Richard Rodgers, arr. Percy Faith: Percy Faith and his Orchestra
13. The Girl On The Police Gazette (from the show 'star And Garter') - Irving Berlin, arr. Robert Farnon: Robert Farnon and his Orchestra (Lp Label Credits 'Jack Saunders Orchestra')
14. Moon Over Hong Kong (featured in the film 'The Road To Hong Kong') - Robert Farnon: Robert Farnon and his Orchestra
15. St. Patrick's Day; The Gentle Maiden - Traditional, arr. Robert Farnon: Robert Farnon and his Orchestra
16. Seventh Heaven - Robert Farnon: Danish State Radio Orchestra conducted by Robert Farnon ('Melodi Light Orchestra conducted by Ole Jensen' On 78 Label)
17. All Sports March - Robert Farnon: Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Robert Farnon
18. Tangerine - Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer, arr. Robert Farnon: Robert Farnon and his Orchestra
19. Blue Moment - Robert Farnon: Danish State Radio Orchestra conducted by Robert Farnon ('Melodi Light Orchestra conducted by Ole Jensen' On 78 Label)
20. Dominion Day - Robert Farnon: Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Robert Farnon
21. In The Blue Of The Evening (original title 'Footnote To A Summer Love') - Alec Wilder, arr. Robert Farnon: Robert Farnon and his Orchestra, Featuring Frank Reidy, Clarinet
22. City Streets - Robert Farnon: Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Robert Farnon
23. The Touch Of Your Lips - Ray Noble, arr. Robert Farnon: Robert Farnon and his Orchestra
24. Captain Horatio Hornblower, R.N.' (Title theme from the film) - Robert Farnon: The London Festival Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Farnon

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