Swingin' The Classics 17

June 4, 2024 #2180

A major development of the mid-20th century consisted of taking classical melodies and transforming them into ballads and swing instrumentals.


Melody in F
Tommy Dorsey
Swan Lake
Ray Conniff
Warsaw concerto
Claude Thornhill
If you are but a dream
Frank Sinatra
The lamp is low
Glenn Miller
Brahms’ alibi
Spike Jones
Hungarian rhapsody #2
The story of a starry night
Charlie Spivak
Till the end of time Perry Como
Prelude in C sharp minor
Jack Teagarden
I’m always chasing rainbows
Four Freshmen
My reverie
Tony Bennett
The flight of the bumblebee
Harry James
Full moon and empty arms
Erroll Garner
Anitra’s dance
John Kirby