Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Something Beautiful 1808

Listen

Segment One

Crazy by Alain Morisod
CD: 20 Melodies Pour Rever Vol. 3

Yesterday Once More by George Greeley
LP: The Just Beautiful Music Collection

Lullaby of Birdland by Norrie Paramor
CD: In London in Love/Autumn

Leaving on a Jet Plane by Mantovani
CD: Mantovani Today/Musical Moments

Goodbye to Love by Jack Dorsey
LP: Plays Carpenters and King

Nadia's Theme by Ferrante and Teicher
CD: The Greatest Love Songs of All

I Have Dreamed by Warren Barker
LP: The King and I for Oechestra

Sugartown by Arthur Greenslade
CD: Starborne Limited Edition #32

Smile by Andre Kostelanetz
LP: Plays Chaplin and Ellington

It's a Most Unusual Day by Sven Libaek
CD: Starborne Limited Edition #13

Segment Two

Southern Star by Don Tweedy
CD: Silver and Gold/Made for Each Other

I wished on the Moon by Johnny Douglas
CD: Where Did the Night Go?

Indian Love Call by Chet Atkins
CD: Eclectic Guitar

I've Got You Under My Skin by Enoch Light
CD: Enoch Light and His Orchestra

Ballade Pour Adeline by Richard Clayderman
CD: The Love Collection

Just in Time by Jackie Gleason
LP: The Torch With the Blue Flame

Too Beautiful for Words by John Fox
CD: EZ Favorites #10

Best Thing for You by The Melachrino Strings
CD: Ballads of Irving Berlin/You and the Night and the Music

Nicola by Pepe Jaramillo
CD: ...Meets Manuel/Moonlight in Mexico

Afternoon Delight by The Bellavista Orchestra
CD: Sounds of Life Vol. 1

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Something Beautiful 1807

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Segment One

All or Nothing at All by Gordon Langford
CD: Cocktail Piano Moods Vol. 4: Ultimate Elevator Music

Love Walked In by Geoff Love and His Orchestra
CD: In the Mood for Love

I'd Really Love to See You Tonight by Ronnie Aldrich
CD: Ronnie Aldrich, His Piano and Orchestra

For All We Know by Frank Chacksfield
CD: Play Me

Send in the Clowns by The New London Orchestra
CD: The New London Orchestra Vol. 2

Human Nature by The London Studio Orchestra
CD: Memory

Too Young by Floyd Cramer
CD: All Time Instrumental Greats

One Less Bell to Answer by Lex de Azevedo
CD: Lex de Azevedo and His Orchestra Vol. 13

Segment Two

The Way You Look Tonight by Stanley Black and His Orchestra
CD: Stanley Black, Orchestra: Instrumental Collection Vol. 4

There Will Never Be Another You by Hugo Winterhalter
CD: I Only Have Eyes for You

Suddenly by Mantovani and His Orchestra
CD Box Set: Cascading Strings

Suddenly by The Intimate Orchestra
CD: Tender Moments

I Wish You Love by The Living Strings
LP: Sidewalk Cafe

Baubles, Bangles and Beads by The George Shearing Quintet With Strings
CD: The 1962 British Hit Parade Vol. 3

Hello Stranger by John Fox and His Orchestra
CD: John Fox and His London Studio Orchestra Vol. 4

Can't Get Used to Losing You by Caravelli
CD: A New Day Has Come

I'm Glad There is You by Jackie Gleason and His Orchestra
CD: I Apologize

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Sounds From the Global Village 1809

Listen

Segment One

Kiwita Kumunani by OK Jazz
7" Box Set: Congo Revolution: African, Latin, Jazz and Funk Sounds From the Two Congos (1957-1973) (Soul Jazz)

Tabal Samar by Hassan Al Zabeede
CD: Music From Yemen Arabia (Sub Rosa)

Suite al Culto Solar: Xochiyaoyoloh by Luis Perez
CD: Ipan In Xiktli Metztli (Mr. Bongo)

Segment Two

Homage to Obatala by Konkere Beats
CD: Yoruba!: Songs and Rhythms for the Yoruba Gods in Nigeria (Soul Jazz)

Emon Koler Baksho by Deben Bhattacharya
CD: Waves of Joy: Bauls of Bengal (ARC)

Sem-Abrigo by Helena Sarmento
CD: Fado Dos Dias Assim (self-released)

Segment Three

Preparen Candela by Oscar "Pitin" Sanchez
CD: Pura Salsa: Old School Peruvian Salseros (Infopesa)

Daweena by Abu Obaida Hassan
CD: Abu Obaida Hassan and His Tambour: The Shaigiya Sound of Sudan (Ostinato)

Lu Ma Hnaw by The Myanmar Cultural Show Ensemble
CD: Myanmar (Burma): Music Inside and Out (VDE)


Monday, June 4, 2018

Something Beautiful 1806

Listen

Segment One

Keep On Loving You by The Midnight Mood Orchestra
LP: True Love

Moonglow by Douglas Gamley and His Orchestra
CD: Piano Passion Vol. 3: Popular Classics

Don't Throw it All Away by Harry Rabinowitz
Album Info Not Available

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Geoff Love and His Orchestra
Album Info Not Available

A Taste of Honey by The Hollyridge Strings
Album Info Not Available

99 Miles From LA by John Fox and His Orchestra
CD: John Fox and His Studio Orchestra Vol. 8

Up Up and Away by Laurindo Almeida
LP: The Look of Love and the Sound of Laurindo Almeida

Saving All My Love For You by The Fantasy Strings
CD: The Greatest Love of All

You Are the Sunshine of My Life by Pat Valentino
CD: Pat Valentino and His Orchestra Vol. 7

Segment Two

Love's Like That by Frank Mills
CD: Music Box Dancer

Young Girl by Syd Dale and His Orchestra
CD: Ronnie, Ron and Syd

The Song is You by The Starry Night Orchestra
Album Info Not Available

Copacabana by La Grand Orchestre de Paul Mauriat
LP: Too Much Heaven

This Masquerade by Norm Geller and His Orchestra
CD: Norm Geller and His Orchestra Vol. 3

Crazy for You by Nicky North
Album Info Not Available

The Shadow of Your Smile by The London Festival Orchestra
CD: Songs for a Romantic Evening

Where is the Love by Geoff Eales and His Orchestra
CD: Synergy

Unforgettable by Franck Pourcel
LP: Nostalgia

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Classics and Beyond 1809

Listen

Segment One

Johann Mattheson: Harpsichord Suite X in E Minor
I. Symphonie
II. Allemande
III. Courante
IV. Sarabande
V. Gigue
Alessandro Simonetto: Harpsichord
Double CD: Mattheson: 12 Suites for Harpsichord (Brilliant Classics)

Segment Two

Franz Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata in A Minor D. 821 (Arranged for Cello and Guitar by Konrad Ragossnig)
I. Allegro Moderato
II. Adagio
III. Allegretto
Isabel Gehweiler: Cello
Aljaz Cvirn: Guitar
CD: Schubert, Gnatali and Vivaldi: Sonatas for Cello and Guitar (Solo Musica)

Segment Three

Alireza Farhang: Zamyad (Transaural Version)
Vitorio Montalti: Machina Crudele (Binaural Version)
Marie Ythier: Cello, Electronics
Double CD: Le Gest Augmente: For Solo Cello and Electronics (Evidence)

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Lake Air 1809

Listen

Segment One

Smooth Rush by William Staggers
MP3: Late Blossom (self-released)

Taoist Winds by Paul Jensen
CD: The Other Side (Juan Carlos Productions)

Forever Blue by Swing Out Sister
CD: Kaleidoscope World (Fontana)

Festa Nativa by Azymuth
CD: Cascades/Rapid Transit (Fantasy)

Segment Two

Laid Back by Drew Davidsen
MP3: Inner Space (self-released)

Another Country by Shadowfax
CD: The Dreams of Children (Windham Hill)

I Will Not Pass You By by Michael Tomlinson
CD: Run This Way Forever (Cypress)

Say You Love Me by Tom Scott
CD: Streamlines (GRP)

Segment Three

In My Feelings by Judah Sealy
MP3: Welcome Home (self-released)

Moving On by John Dorney
CD: Beckoning (Eversound)

I Just Wanna Stop by Gino Vannelli
CD: Brother to Brother (A&M)

Making Love by Rob Mullins
CD: Soulscape (RMC)


Sunday, May 13, 2018

Something Beautiful 1805

Listen

Segment One

Love is in the Air by Hagood Hardy
LP: Reflections

Laura by Douglas Gamley With Gordon Langford and His Orchestra
CD: Piano Passion: Popular Classics Vol. 5

Stranger in Paradise by The Romantic Strings
LP: Reader's Digest Music: Relaxing Moods Vol. 1

Hello by Francis Goya
LP: This is Francis Goya

Like Someone in Love by The Marina Strings
CD: Love Theme From Skyjacked and Other Great Love Songs

We've Only Just Begun by The Boston Pops Orchestra
CD: The Arthur Fiedler Legacy: Evening at Pops

Till There Was You by The Living Strings
CD: LP Library

Yesterday by Horst Jankowski
LP: A Walk in the Black Forest

When I Fall in Love by 101 Strings
CD: The Great Love Songs

Segment Two

California Girls by The Hollyridge Strings
LP: The Beach Boys Songbook Vol. 2

Crazy Love by Frank Chacksfield
CD: Sundown

If I Should Lose You by George Shearing Quintet and Orchestra
LP: Black Satin

Where is the Love by The Box Tree Orchestra
CD: Instrumental Inspirations of Classical Guitar Vol. 3

Longer by John Fox
CD: John Fox and His Orchestra Vol. 1

Where is Your Heart by Percy Faith
LP: 16 Most Requested Songs

Flamingo by Axel Stordahl
LP: Days to Come

Alone Again (Naturally) by The London Festival Orchestra
LP: Come to Where the Love is