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Woodland Revel


George Melachrino (1909–1965) was born in London and studied at Trinity College of Music, working as violinist, violist, saxophonist and clarinettist in various bands before directing his own dance orchestra at London’s Café de Paris. Of his various original compositions we here hear Woodland Revel, an insistent and engaging little piece dating from 1949.

from notes by Andrew Lamb © 2000

George Melachrino (1909-1965), né à Londres, étudia au Trinity College of Music, travaillant comme violoniste, altiste, saxophoniste et clarinettiste dans divers ensembles avant de diriger son propre orchestre de danse au Café de Paris, à Londres. Parmi ses multiples compositions originales, nous découvrons ici Woodland Revel, petite pièce attachante et engageante de 1949.

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Lamb © 2000
Français: Hypérion

George Melachrino (1909-1965) wurde in London geboren, hat am Trinity College of Music studiert und war in verschiedenen Kapellen als Geiger, Bratschist, Saxophonist und Klarinettist tätig, ehe er im Londoner Café de Paris sein eigenes Tanzorchester leitete. Von seinen diversen Originalkompositionen hören wir hier Woodland Revel, ein eingängiges und bezauberndes kleines Stück aus dem Jahr 1949.

aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Lamb © 2000
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller


British Light Music Classics
CDS44261/44CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
British Light Music Classics, Vol. 3
CDA67148Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4


Track 16 on CDA67148 [3'10] Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4
Track 16 on CDS44261/4 CD3 [3'10] 4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Track-specific metadata for CDA67148 track 16

Recording date
4 August 1999
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Tony Faulkner & Oliver Rivers
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. British Light Music Classics, Vol. 3 (CDA67148)
    Disc 1 Track 16
    Release date: March 2000
    Deletion date: October 0/10
    Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4
  2. The New London Orchestra Light Music Playlist (CDPL0106)
    Disc 1 Track 22
    Release date: September 2017
    Download only
  3. British Light Music Classics (CDS44261/4)
    Disc 3 Track 16
    Release date: October 2006
    4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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