Glorious Mud! - Flanders & Swann Classics | Alto ALN1950

Glorious Mud! - Flanders & Swann Classics

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Label: Alto

Cat No: ALN1950

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 10th November 2014

Contents

Artists

Michael Flanders
Donald Swann

Artists

Michael Flanders
Donald Swann

About

Their performances together were likened to ‘Falstaff singing duets with Hamlet’” - Parlophone

“the songs and sketches became household favourites throughout the English-speaking world and a hugely successful USA tour began in 1959.  A second show later toured other British cities, Australia, New Zealand, North America and Hong Kong. …Flanders’ spoken introductions were intimate and ahead of their time, and the show as a whole, 50 years on, remains strikingly topical” - James Murray

Track Listing:
At the Drop of a Hat (Fortune Theatre, London)
1. A Transport of Delight (London Omnibus)    
2. Song of Reproduction               
3. A Gnu   
4. Design for Living 
5. Je Suis Le Ténébreux  
6. Songs for Our Time (Philological Waltz; Satellite Moon; A Happy Song)   
7. A Song of the Weather                   
8. The Reluctant Cannibal            
9. Greensleeves
10. Misalliance
11. Kokoraki – A Greek Song   
12. Madeira, M’Dear? 
13. Hippopotamus

The Bestiary of Flanders and Swann – Excerpts
14. The Warthog (the Hog Beneath the Skin)
15. The Whale (Mopy Dick)
16. The Rhinoceros
17. The Elephant
18. The Armadillo
19. The Spider
20. The Ostrich

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