He was the dancer par excellence, but Fred Astaire's smooth and ingratiating vocal delivery also earned him the respect of such songwriters as the Gershwin brothers, Cole Porter, and Irving ... (Read More)
Elizabeth McGovern, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, William Christie, Choir of Kings College, Cambridge, Jim Carter & others.
Label: Warner Bros. Records. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 825646206193. Daedalus Item Code: 49721
Composer John Lunn has written an extended seasonal suite version of the Downton Abbey theme, Parts 1 and 2 of which open each disc of this collection of music by cast members and friends of ... (Read More)
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Billie Holiday, Artie Shaw, Fred Astaire, Benny Goodman, Nina Simone, Frankie Laine, Stéphane Grappelli, Ella Fitzgerald & others.
Label: Fuel 2000 Records. Format: 2 cutout CDs, boxed.
UPC: 030206172829. Daedalus Item Code: 47765
The songs of the Gershwin Brothers and Cole Porter dominated Hollywood, Broadway, recordings, and airwaves for a significant part of the 20th century, and they show no signs of fading away. ... (Read More)
Gene Kelly, Mickey Rooney, Robert Mitchum, Dick Powell, Irene Dunne, Humphrey Bogart, Deanna Durbin, Mae West, Judy Garland & others.
Label: Direct Source. Format: 4 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 779836270726. Daedalus Item Code: 57251
During the Golden Age of Hollywood, it seems that all the major stars could not only act but also sing—many of them extremely well. In fond tribute to that era, this four-disc set features 48 ... (Read More)
Lotte Lenya, vocals. The Harold Hastings Orchestra, Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars & others.
Label: Sony Classical. Format: CD.
UPC: 074646064726. Daedalus Item Code: 49666
Remastered and augmented by half, this reissue of Lotte Lenya's 1957 collection includes such original tracks as "Speak Low" and "September Song" as well as the previously unreleased "Song of Ruth" ... (Read More)