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Track(s) taken from CDA66968

The Westminster Waltz

1956; linking theme from 'In town tonight'

New London Orchestra, Ronald Corp (conductor)
Recording details: October 1996
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Oliver Rivers
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: March 1997
Total duration: 2 minutes 58 seconds

Cover artwork: Boulter’s Lock, Sunday Afternoon, 1895 by Edward John Gregory (1850-1909)
Board of Trustees of the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside / Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight


'Should more than satisfy those who like a good tune! Many of the old favourites here will be forever associated with radio and television signature tunes … Nostalgia is the key to many of thse pieces, but a collection such as this reminds us that the thing which really binds this collection together is the quality of the music itself' (BBC Music Magazine)
One composer without whom no collection of British light music would be complete is Robert Farnon (1917–2005). The Westminster Waltz (1956) became widely familiar as one of the linking themes for the radio programme In Town Tonight.

from notes by Andrew Lamb © 1997

Aucun recueil de musique légère britannique ne saurait être complet sans Robert Farnon. La Westminster Waltz (1956) devint fort populaire comme l’un des thèmes de liaison du programme radiophonique In Town Tonight.

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Lamb © 1997
Français: Hypérion

Ein Komponist, ohne den keine Sammlung britischer Unterhaltungsmusik komplett wäre, ist Robert Farnon (1917-2005). The Westminster Waltz (1956) ist hingegen als eine der Überbrückungsmelodien des Radioprogramms In Town Tonight bekannt geworden.

aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Lamb © 1997
Deutsch: Manuela Hübner

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British Light Music Classics
CDS44261/44CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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