The World of Mantovani [Decca]

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/28/2009
  • Label: Ume Imports
  • UPC: 600753114513
  • Catalog Number: 5311451
  • Sales rank: 2,293

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Theme - Mantovani Orchestra (2:53)
  2. 2 [Excerpt] - Mantovani Orchestra (2:39)
  3. 3 Charmaine, song - Mantovani Orchestra (3:09)
  4. 4 The Lonely Ballerina - Mantovani Orchestra (2:49)
  5. 5 Diane, song - Mantovani Orchestra (3:27)
  6. 6 Theme - Mantovani Orchestra (2:04)
  7. 7 Limelight Theme - Mantovani Orchestra (3:01)
  8. 8 As Long As He Needs Me - Mantovani Orchestra (3:42)
  9. 9 Unchained Melody, song (from the film "Unchained") - Mantovani Orchestra (2:17)
  10. 10 Strangers in the Night, song - Mantovani Orchestra (3:41)
  11. 11 Moon River - Mantovani Orchestra (2:32)
  12. 12 When I Fall in Love, song - Mantovani Orchestra (3:43)
  13. 13 Theme - Mantovani Orchestra (2:33)
  14. 14 Fly Me to the Moon, song - Mantovani Orchestra (3:00)
  15. 15 Lara's Theme (from the film Dr. Zhivago) - Mantovani Orchestra (2:26)
  16. 16 Some Enchanted Evening, song (from "South Pacific") - Mantovani Orchestra (3:31)
  17. 17 Love Letters, song - Mantovani Orchestra (3:16)
  18. 18 Edelweiss, song (from "The Sound of Music") - Mantovani Orchestra (2:52)
  19. 19 Theme - Mantovani Orchestra (3:04)
  20. 20 Theme - Mantovani Orchestra (2:24)
  21. 21 True love, song (from "High Society") - Mantovani Orchestra (3:11)
  22. 22 I'll Be Seeing You, song - Mantovani Orchestra (2:53)
  23. 23 Somewhere Over the Rainbow (for the film "The Wizard of Oz") - Mantovani Orchestra (3:08)
  24. 24 Stranger In Paradise (from "Kismet") - Mantovani Orchestra (2:54)
  25. 25 Misty, song - Mantovani Orchestra (4:34)
  26. 26 A Taste of Honey - Mantovani Orchestra (2:55)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mantovani Primary Artist
Mantovani Orchestra Conductor, Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
Hugo Alfvén Composer
Maurice Jarre Composer
Percy Faith Arranger
Henry Mancini Composer
Erroll Garner Composer
Bert Kaempfert Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Francis Lai Composer
Lionel Bart Composer
Georges Auric Composer
John Barry Composer
Don Black Lyricist
Johnny Burke Lyricist
Charlie Chaplin Composer
Sammy Fain Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Lyricist
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Lyricist
Edward Heyman Lyricist
Johnny Mercer Lyricist
Alex North Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Max Steiner Composer
Victor Young Composer
Hy Zaret Lyricist
Eddie Snyder Lyricist
Bob Wright Composer
Phil Smee Artwork
Harold Adamson Composer, Lyricist
George Forrest Composer
Lew Pollack Lyricist
Ric Marlow Lyricist
Michael Carr Composer
Dave McAleer Liner Notes
Robert Craig Composer
Erno Rapee Composer
Paul Lambrecht Composer
Richard Marlow Lyricist
Bill Engvick Lyricist
Bart Howard Composer
Robert William Scott Composer
Charles Singleton Lyricist
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Turning back the musical clock

    Mantovani was a staple of "easy listening" radio in the 50's and 60's. At the time, I wondered how the musicians played it without falling asleep, although I always thought it sounded nice. Time has a way of changing one's attitude, and the familiar sounds of Mantovani bring back memories. I found myself back in 1960, listening to WMAQ radio's "Sounds of the 60's" with host John Doremus. This kind of music didn't turn out to be what we think of when 60's music comes up these days, but on FM radio, Mantovani was much more common than Rock.
    I remember these songs on the radio in my childhood, without ever knowing what most of their names were. Some of the songs were popular hits even on 'top 40' stations, such as "Unchained Melody," "Theme from 'A Summer Place'", "Moon River," "Fly me to the Moon," "True Love," and "A Taste of Honey." I think my wife likes these better than I do, and I have played the CD 4 times since I bought it yesterday.
    This is background music, and intended to be that way. It does not get in the way of anything you want to do while the CD is playing, but the lush orchestrations are interesting on their own. Mantovani's was the best of the easy listening orchestras of that day, and he still rates his own bin in record stores.

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