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
Claude Thornhill
Our love
Jimmy Dorsey
Rhapsody in blue
Duke Ellington
Marche Slav
Les Brown
Song of India
Tommy Dorsey
Anvil chorus
Glenn Miller
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