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.


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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