Swingin' the Classics 12

August 24, 2021#2035


A strong trend during the late 193s an early 1940s consisted of bands and vocalists recording updated versions of classical themes that were originally performed by symphonic orchetras.


Playlist

Stranger in Paradise — Tony Bennett

Sextet from Lucia — Fats Waller

Traumerei — Claude Thornhill

Our love — Jimmy Dorsey

Rhapsody in blue — Duke Ellington

Marche Slav — Les Brown

Song of India — Tommy Dorsey

Anvil chorus — Glenn Miller

Martha — Adrian Rollini

My reverie — Mildred Bailey

The lamp is low — Artie Shaw

Humoresque boogie — Lawrence Welk

Flight of the bumblebee — Spike Jones

Flight of the bumblebee — Harry James

Swingin’ down the lane — Giselle Mackenzie


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