popular music: centennial
Kiri Sings Kern: Dame Kiri TeKanawa
Dame Kiri TeKanawa
Angel Records, 1993
As Hammerstein writes in the opening song, "Many dames with lofty aims strive for lofty goals"--and Te Kanawa strives for successful crossover. Her beautiful singing exhibits impeccable diction and excellent phrasing; but "A Fine Romance" lacks anger and humor, "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" lacks a storyteller, and "All the Things You Are" lacks romanticism. However, happy songs like "All Through the Day," "Look for the Silver Lining," and "The ...
Jelly Roll Morton: 1926-1930
Jelly Roll Morton
Jsp Records, 2000
Every available side from the peak period of this pioneering jazz pianist/composer! Jelly Roll's hits Black Bottom Stomp; Original Jelly Roll Blues; Grandpa's Spells , and Wolverine Blues join Dead Man Blues; Wild Man Blues; Freakish , and more. 99 remastered tracks including unissued alternates!
Centennial Anthology of Decca Recordings
Bing rose up on Brunswick, but the bulk of his reign as the top singing star in the world came on Decca. Here are 50 1934-56 Decca classics including a host of huge hits and eight tracks making their U.S. CD debut! Among the essentials: White Christmas; I'm an Old Cowhand; June in January; Red Sails in the Sunset; Pennies from Heaven; Sweet Leilani; I've Got a Pocketful of Dreams; Alexander's Ragtime Band; Moonlight Becomes You; Now Is the Hour; ...
George Gershwin: The Complete Orchestra Collection
Woody at 100: Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection
Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie wrote songs that became the soundtrack of an era and permanent fixtures of American identity. His more than 3,000 songs covering countless subjects and appealing to all ages marked the pulse of hard-hit people in times of economic depression and war. The 154-page book features art, essays, and 57 tracks on three CDs, including Woody's most important recordings, 21 previously unreleased performances, and six ...
The Complete Recordings (The Centennial Collection)
Sony Legacy, 2011
May 8, 2011, marks the 100th birthday of Mississippi Delta bluesman Robert Johnson, who, according to legend, sold his soul down at the crossroads of Highway 61 and Highway 49 in a midnight bargain that has haunted the music world for three-quarters of a century. The deal brought forth Johnson s incandescent guitar technique and a run of 10-inch 78 rpm singles for the Vocalion, Oriole, Conqueror and Perfect labels recorded in San Antonio in 1936 ...
100 Years Deutsche Oper Berlin - Centennial
Arthaus Musik, 2013
For its 100th anniversary the Deutsche Oper Berlin is featured in a special edition of live recordings that were produced since the start of TV broadcasts from the opera house. Following the first DVD collection from the 1960s, this box contains operas from the 1970s and 1980s-treasures in color featuring great opera singers, stage directors and contemporary composers.
Centennial - Newly Discovered Works of Gil Evans
Newly discovered music of Gil Evans!
The Metropolitan Opera: Centennial Gala
Deutsche Grammophon, 2011
The gala celebration is a collection of opera's best-loved favorites and immediately catches the attention with spectacular performances by stars such as Dame Joan Sutherland, Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Mirella Freni, Marilyn Horne, Birgit Nilsson, Luciano Pavarotti, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Nicolai Gedda, Alfredo Kraus and many others. This product features an awesome roster of international star conductors: from James Levine, Leonard ...
Live From Las Vegas
The official soundtrack for the 100th birthday of Las Vegas. This 8 part series features the artists who help put Las Vegas on the map, Dean Martin being one of one of those artists. Live versions of 'Mr. Wonderful' & 'Everybody Loves Somebody' are included. Capitol. 2005.
Can't You Hear the Wind Howl? The Life & Music of Robert Johnson - Robert Johnson Centennial Special Edition
Sweet Home Pictures, 2011
An in-depth, award-winning documentary on the life and music of legendary bluesman ROBERT JOHNSON, the man who influenced, among others, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones. With the use of rare photographs, exclusive interviews, and vivid re-creations of events in Johnson s life, award-winning filmmaker PETER MEYER presents a compelling portrait of this enigmatic figure, revealing the man behind the myth, ...
Centennial Composers Collection: Duke Ellington
Green Hill Productions, 2003
Duke Ellington is the focus of the second volume of Beegie Adair tributes from the Centennial Composers Collection. Born in 1899, composer, bandleader and virtuoso pianist, Ellington left an enduring legacy of song for generations to come.
Roy Rogers with the Sons Of The Pioneers
Varese Sarabande, 2011
Happy 100th , King of the Cowboys! To mark the occasion, this CD rustles up a herd of early rarities with the Sons of the Pioneers, most of which have never been on CD: Swiss Yodel; Black Sheep Blues; Billy the Kid; Cool Water; Old Paint; Jesse James; That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine; Goodbye , and more.
Cole Porter Centennial Celebration
Robert Johnson: The Complete Recordings
This two-CD box contains all 41 recordings Johnson made, including 12 alternate takes, and each cut remains a classic. This set's release in 1990 caused quite a stir, selling more than 500,000 copies, and, on the basis of endorsements from Eric Clapton and Keith Richards, introduced a great number of rock fans to Delta blues. Amazingly, Johnson built his enormous legacy on the strength of just two recording sessions: the first session, in ...
Live in Paris: Rasta Centennial
CD Live In Paris - Elysee Montmartre
Titanic Centennial: Commemorative Special Edition
The Gold Label, 2012
The Music of the Titanic Centennial will take you on a personal journey back in time, almost as if you are experiencing life on the deck of the ill-fated Titanic. An original musical tribute to the Titanic passengers, musicians, and crew. Includes an elaborate booklet of stories and photos related to the Titanic s passengers and events. The only known original musical work to be released for the Centennial.
The Centennial Collection (Bonus DVD)
This DVD/remastered audio CD set includes a stellar representation of Artie's live work with special performances taken from select movie clips, as well as insightful live interviews, and awesome short entitled Artie's Class in Swing.
Sings - Back Through The Years/A Centennial Celebration
Bicentennial Man: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Even the greatest names in film scoring have occasionally face a dilemma not so different from making a good Thanksgiving dinner: how to stuff a turkey. And not even noted scenery carnivore Robin Williams (playing a household robot who gradually becomes human) could mug his way out of this syrupy Chris Columbus-directed reworking of Pinocchio . Modern maestro James Horner dishes up a serviceable, twinkly score full of swelling strings and ...
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