Elgar*, Delius*, Vernon Handley, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Bournemouth Sinfonietta Chorus* ‎– The Starlight Express / Hassan (Complete Incidental Music)

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EMI ‎– CMS 7 69891 2, EMI ‎– CDM 7 69892 2, EMI ‎– CDM 7 69893 2
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2 × CD, Compilation, Remastered
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Tracklist

The Starlight Express (Incidental Music Op. 78)
1-1 The Organ-Grinder's Song (To The Children) 7:01
Act I
1-2 Scene 1 4:41
1-3 Interlude and Scene 2 5:40
1-4 The Organ-Grinder's Song (The Blue-Eyes Fairy) 3:34
Act II
1-5 Interlude And Scene 1(a) 13:59
1-6 Scene 1(b) (Entrance Of The Laugher) 6:53
1-7 Interlude And Scene 2 4:47
1-8 Interlude And Scene 3 7:33
1-9 The Organ-Grinder's Song (My Old Tunes) 4:47
Act III
1-10 Scene 1 7:13
1-11 Scene 2 (Opening) 8:09
2-1 Scene 2 (Conclusion) 7:58
Hassan (Incidental Music To The Play By James Elroy Flecker)
Act I
2-2 Prelude (Slow−Quietly But Expressively) 4:52
2-3 Interlude Between Scenes 1 & 2 (Very Quietly) 2:04
2-4 Scene 2: Moonlight. The Street Of Felicity, By The Fountain Of The Two Pigeons, In Front Of The House (Very Quietly) 0:31
2-5 Serenade (Con Moto Moderato) 2:11
2-6 Hassan Falls Under The Shadow Of The Fountain. The First Light Of Dawn Shines In The Sky. (Very Quietly) 1:00
2-7 Chorus Behind The Scenes (Not Too Slow) 1:39
2-8 Serenade (Con Moto Moderato) 2:28
Act II
2-9 Prelude (With Animation) Scene 1 0:52
2-10 Fanfare Preceding The Ballet (Gaily, Outside) Ballet: Dance Of The Beggars (Quick And Vigorously). (There Enters The Most Awful Selection Of Eastern Beggars The Eye Could Imagine.) 1:22
2-11 Chorus Of Women (Quietly). Enter A Band Of Fair Dusky Beauties.) 2:22
2-12 Divertissement (Con Moto) 2:30
2-13 General Dance (Andante Moderato) 2:52
2-14 Chorus Of Beggars And Dancing Girls (Comodo) (From Behind The Scene, After The Descent Of The Iron Curtain.) 1:27
2-15 Scene 2: The Street Of Felicity (Very Quietly) 0:41
2-16 Music Accompanying Ishak's Poem (Not Too Slow) 1:34
Act III
2-17 Prelude (Moderato) 1:51
2-18 Scene 1: Curtain 0:48
2-19 Interlude: Between Scenes 1 And 2 (Very Quietly), Scene 2: The Great Hall Of The Palace 1:55
2-20 The War Song Of The Saracens (With Vigour) 2:24
2-21 Fanfares, In The Great Hall Of The Palace, Entry Of The Caliph (Pompously), Fanfares 0:49
Act IV
2-22 Prelude (Slow) 4:18
2-23 Interlude Between Scenes 1 And 2 (Slow And Ponderously) 1:54
Act V
2-24 Prelude (Quick−Slower, Softer), The Garden Of The Caliph's Palace, In Front Of A Pavilion. Sunset (Quietly) 3:23
2-25 The Procession Of Protracted Death (March Tempo) 2:53
2-26 Prelude To The Last Scene (With Flowing Movement) 3:18
2-27 Closing Scene (Slow) 9:58

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A compilation (and digital remastering) of two previously-released recordings: The Starlight Express (1976) and Hassan (1979).

℗ 1976 (The Starlight Express) & 1979 (Hassan). Original sound recordings made by EMI Records Ltd. Digital remastering ℗ 1989 (The Starlight Express) & 1987 (Hassan) by EMI Records Ltd. This compilation ℗ 1989 by EMI Records Ltd.
Made in W. Germany

"The Starlight Express" recorded in No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London, 28 & 29 November and 20 & 22 December 1974 and 27 October 1975
"Hassan" recorded in the Guildhall, Southampton, 2 & 3 January and 26 February 1979

Printed and made in the EEC

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 077776 989129
  • Label Code: LC 0110
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): SONOPRESS C-9068/CDM 7698922 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): SONOPRESS C-9069/CDM 7698932 A
  • Rights Society: DP
  • SPARS Code: ADD

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