Victoriana: Music, Verse and Recollections from the Time of Queen Victoria | Saydisc CDSDL445

Victoriana: Music, Verse and Recollections from the Time of Queen Victoria


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Label: Saydisc

Cat No: CDSDL445

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Release Date: 1st September 2017


Music, verse and recollections from the time of Queen Victoria from Kenneth Williams, Miss Dorothy Blake’s personal account of life with the Queen at Osborne House, The Broadside Band, Richard Burnett and many more with a detailed 32-page booklet with numerous quotations from Queen Victoria’s journals, Mendelssohn letter and other historical background information.


CD 1
1. The Polyphon: Valse des Fées
2. Miss Dorothy Blake 1: Barton Manor and the Queen
3. Venetian Gondola Song 1 (Mendelssohn)
4. Kilvert’s Diary 1 (read by Timothy Davies)
5. Musical Box: Bellini
6. Parlour Poetry 1 (read by Kenneth Williams)
7. Bristol Barrel Piano 1846
8. English National Songs (Lucie Skeaping)
9. Miss Dorothy Blake 2: The Sad Fate of ‘Morair’
10. Musical Box: Sullivan
11. Kilvert’s Diary 2 (read by Timothy Davies)
12. A Victorian Sunday: Church Pipe Barrel Organs
13. A Victorian Sunday: Musical Boxes
14. Cold Was the Day When in a Garden Fair (Sneak’s Noise)
15. Miss Dorothy Blake 3: Osborne Toy Dog Exchange
16. Victorian Nursery Rhymes (The Broadside Band)
17. Parlour Poetry 2 (read by Kenneth Williams)

CD 2
1. Tranter Dewy’s Dance (The Mellstock Band)
2. Venetian Gondola Song 2 (Mendelssohn)
3. Kilvert’s Diary 3 (read by Timothy Davies)
4. Musical Box: Opera Miscellany
5. Miss Dorothy Blake 4: Tea at Osborne House
6. Legend of the Mistletoe Bough (Andy Turner/Mellstock)
7. Clementi and the Monferrina Clementi Piano
8. Victorian Musical Box Dances
9. Miss Dorothy Blake 5: Meeting the Queen in the Garden
10. A Shropshire Lad: Is My Team Ploughing (Gef Lucena)
11. A West Gallery Carol (The Mellstock Band & Choir)
12. Musical Box: Verdi
13. Miss Dorothy Blake 6: Christmas at Osborne
14. Victorian Musical Shows of the 1890s: Musical Boxes
15. Miss Dorothy Blake 7: Her Gift from Queen Victoria

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