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Stereo 35 MM/Far Away Places
     

Stereo 35 MM/Far Away Places

by Enoch Light Orchestra
 
This collection merges two of groovy easy listening pioneer Enoch Light's 1961 albums, the show tunes-centric Stereo 35MM and Far Away Places, a foray into the beginnings of exotica. Coming off of the enormous success of his Persuasive Percussion album series, Light's orchestra utilizes stereo field recording techniques that were pretty

Overview

This collection merges two of groovy easy listening pioneer Enoch Light's 1961 albums, the show tunes-centric Stereo 35MM and Far Away Places, a foray into the beginnings of exotica. Coming off of the enormous success of his Persuasive Percussion album series, Light's orchestra utilizes stereo field recording techniques that were pretty mind-blowing for the early '60s on both albums. Stereo 35MM is the stronger half of the collection, offering fully orchestrated instrumental versions of schmaltzy movie songs like "My Romance" and "Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart" recorded at Carnegie Hall. Far Away Places tends more toward the tiki torch environments of Martin Denny's Quiet Village-era exotica with less interesting results, marinated in vaguely Hawaiian influences with plenty of harpsichord and beatniky bongos.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/08/2012
Label:
Sepia Recordings
UPC:
5055122111917
catalogNumber:
1191
Rank:
76783

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Performance Credits

Enoch Light Orchestra   Primary Artist
Phil Bodner   Saxophone
Bob Haggart   Bass
Don Lamond   Drums
Enoch Light   Leader
Dominic Cortese   Accordion
Casamenti   Guitar
Phil Kraus   Percussion
Tony Mottola   Guitar
Bobby Rosengarden   Percussion
Doc Severinsen   Trumpet
Billy Rowland   Piano,Harpsichord
Lois Winter   Vocals
Alan Sokoloff   Vocals
Jack Brown   Vocals
Herb Davidson   Vocals
Jerry Packer   Vocals

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin   Composer
Irving Berlin   Composer
Enoch Light   Composer,Producer
Noël Coward   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Anton Karas   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Howard Dietz   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
James Van Heusen   Composer
Dupree   Composer
Marguerite Monnot   Composer
Amadeu Do Vale   Composer
Jose Galhardo   Composer
Paterson   Composer
Ray Leaning   CD Graphics
Portela   Composer
James Hanley   Composer

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