CD 1:

Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, Dan Godfrey

  1. Saint-Saens – Henry VIII – Ballet Music: Danse de la Gipsy and Finale
  2. Grieg – Norwegian Dances (Nos. 2 and 3)
    (HMV C340, mat. ai 7632f, 7635f, sides 0957/8, rec 9th November 1913)
  3. Byron Brooke – Gee Whizz (with W.W. Bennett, xylophone)
  4. Jean Gennin – Rippling Streams (with Jean and Pierre Gennin, flutes and piccolos)
    (Columbia 9279, mat. WAX 2696-1, 2697-1, sides 7588/9, rec 8th May 1927)

    Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, Montague Birch (rec March 1941 (tr5-6), April 1941 (tr7-10))

  5. Delibes – Coppélia – Mazurka
  6. Delibes – Coppélia – Czardas
  7. Tchaikovsky – Chanson Triste
  8. Rimsky-Korsakov arr. Finck – Dance of the Tumblers
    German – Merrie England – Dances
  9. Hornpipe
  10. Minuet
  11. Rustic Dance & Jig
    (DECCA F7813, F7885, F7998, mat. DR 5474-2, 5502-2, 5642-2, 5643-1, 5646-2, 5647)

    Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, Rudolf Schwarz (rec 28th February 1949 (tr12-13),   1st March 1949 (tr 14-15))

  12. Cherubini – The Water Carrier (Les deux journées) – Overture
  13. Auber – Masaniello (La muette de Portici) – Overture
  14. Mendelssohn – Son and Stranger – Overture
  15. Adam – If I were King – Overture
    (HMV C3865, C3888, C3899, C3945, mat. 2EA 13639-1, 13640-1, 13641-2, 13642-1, 13643-1, 13644-1, 13645-1, 13646-1)

    Margate Municipal Orchestra, Bainbridge Robinson (c1922)

  16. Delibes – Le Roi l’a dit – Overture
  17. Gounod – Mirella – Overture
  18. Liszt-Lotter – Hungarian Rhapsody No.2
    (Edison Bell Velvet Face 555, 622, mat. X1237-4A, X1238-2A, X1470-1A, X1471-2A)

CD 2:

Margate Municipal Orchestra, Bainbridge Robinson (rec c1922)

  1. Köhler – The Mice and the Trap
  2. Unknown composer – The Rooster and Hens
    (Edison Bell Velvet Face 1025, mat. 7137-2B, 7138-1C)

Eastbourne Municipal Orchestra, H.G. Amers (rec 18th April 1929)
Arensky – Silhouettes (Suite No.2 Op.23)
(Columbia 9749, mat. WAX 4860-2, 4861-2, sides 11745/4)

  1. Introduction (second half of I. Le Savant)
  2. La coquette
  3. Le rêveur

    Harrogate Municipal Orchestra, Julian Clifford Sr. (rec 1916)

Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite No.1
(Columbia 2686-7, mat. 65438/41)

  1. Morning
  2. Death of Ase
  3. Anitra’s Dance
  4. Dance of the Imps (In the Hall of the Mountain King)

Hastings Municipal Orchestra, Basil Cameron (rec April 1930)

  1. Weber – Oberon – Overture
  2. Leoncavallo – Pagliacci – On with the motley (Frank Titterton, tenor)
  3. Mascagni – Cavalleria Rusticana – Siciliana (Frank Titterton, tenor)
  4. Mascagni – Cavalleria Rusticana – Selection (with Olive Groves, soprano)
    (DECCA K547, F1739, K539, mat.MA 11821-2A, 1183-2A, MB 1180-2A, 1181-2A, MA 1186-2A, 1187-1ACA)

    Hastings Municipal Orchestra, Julius Harrison (rec February 1931)

  5. Auber – Fra Diavolo – Overture
  6. Liszt-Borch – Liebestraum
  7. Weber-Weingartner – Invitation to the Waltz
    (DECCA K577, F2359, K575, mat. KA 18-2C, KA 19-1C, KB 29-4C, 30-2C, KA 16-2C, 17-1C)

    Hastings Symphony Orchestra, John Bath (rec c1951)
    Saint-Saens – Henry VIII – Ballet Music
    (Oriole S.A. 503/4, mat. 0.1052/5)

  1. Introduction and Gathering of the Clans
  2. Scots Idyl
  3. Gypsy Dance
  4. Jig and Finale