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Yehudi Menuhin, Stephane Grappelli: Menuhin & Grappelli Play… (1972-83) 2004

Menuhin and Grappelli play

Track list:

CD 1

01. Fascinatin’ Rhythm
02. Soon
03. Summertime
04. Embraceable You
05. Liza
06. A Foggy Day
07. ‘S Wonderful
08. The Man I Love
09. I Got Rhythm
10. He Loves And She Loves
11. They Can’t Take That Away From Me
12. They All Laughed
13. Funny Face
14. Our Love Is Here To Stay
15. Lady Be Good
16. These Foolish Things
17. Laura
18. April In Paris
19. Autumn Leaves
20. Autumn In New York

CD 2

01. Cheek to Cheek
02. Isn’t This a Lovely Day
03. Change Partners
04. Top Hat, White Tie and Tails
05. I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
06. Heat Wave
07. The Way You Look Tonight
08. Pick Yourself Up
09. A Fine Romance
10. All the Things You Are
11. Why Do I Love You
12. I Get a Kick out of You
13. Night and Day
14. Looking at You
15. Just One of Those Things
16. My Funny Valentine
17. Thou Swell
18. The Lady Is a Tramp
19. Blue Room
20. Jealousy
21. Skylark

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Personnel:

Yehudi Menuhin, Stephane Grappelli – violins
with:

CD1 1-5,7,9; CD2 10-12,14,15
Max Harris, Alan Clare – pianos
Ike Isaacs, Denny Wright – guitars
Lennie Bush – bass
Ronnie Verrell – drums
Directed by Max Harris

CD1 6,8; CD2 16,17
Laurie Holloway – piano/harpsicord
Pierre Michelot – bass
Ronnie Verrell – drums

CD1 10-13; CD2 2-4,7
Martin Taylor – guitar
Laurie Holloway – keyborads
Alan Ganley – drums
David Snell – harp
Eddie Tripp – bass
Derek Price – percussion
Ray Swinfield – flute
Conducted by Nelson Riddle

CD1 14-16; CD2 1,8,9,13,18-20
Alan Clare trio:
Alan Clare – piano
Lenny Bush, Ken Baldock – bass
Chris Karan, Tony Cromble – drums
Directed by Max Harris

CD1 17; CD2 21
John Etheridge, Martin Taylor – guitar
Laurie Holloway – piano
Lennie Bush – bass
Ronnie Verrell – drums
David Snell – harp
Conducted by Max Harris

CD1 18-20; CD2 5,6
Martin Taylor, Marc Fosset – guitar
Jack Sewing – bass
Brian Lemmon – piano
David Snell – harp
Ronnie Verrell – drums
Conducted by Max Harris

All arrangements by Max Harris, except CD1 10-13, CD2 2-4,7 arr. Nelson Riddle

CD1 1-5,7,9; CD2 10-12,14,15
Producer: John Mordler
Balance Engineer: Tony Clark
Recorded: V.1975, No. 1 studio, Abbey Road, London
CD1 6,8; CD2 16,17
Producer: John Mordler
Balance Engineer: Tony Clark
Recorded: X.1977, EMI Bovema Studios, Heemstede

CD1 10-13; CD2 2-4,7
Producer: John Fraser
Balanace Engineer: Tony Clark
Recorded VII.1981, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

CD1 14-16; CD2 1,8,9,13,18-20
Producer: R. Kinloch Anderson
Balance Engineer: Tony Clark
Recorded: VI.1972 & III.1973, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

CD1 17; CD2 21
Producer: John Fraser
Balanace Engineer: Tony Clark
Recorded XI.1979, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

CD1 18-20; CD2 5,6
Producer: John Fraser
Balanace Engineer: Michael Sheady
Recorded X. & XI.1983, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

This compilation:
Released: 2004
Label: EMI 86230

Re-mastered (1999) by: Simon Gibson (at Abbey Road)
Front cover: Design – Claudia Wafer. Photo – photonica
Photography (booklet back): Clive Barda

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CD1:
1-01. Fascinatin’ Rhythm, song (from Lady, Be Good!, musical) [George Gershwin]

1-02. Soon, song (from Strike Up the Band, musical) [George Gershwin]

1-03. Summertime, song (from Porgy and Bess, opera) [George Gershwin]

1-04. Embraceable You, song (from Girl Crazy, musical) [George Gershwin]

1-05. Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away), song (from Show Girl, musical) [George Gershwin]

1-06. A Foggy Day (in London Town), song (from A Damsel in Distress, film) [George Gershwin]

1-07. ‘S Wonderful, song (from Funny Face, musical) [George Gershwin]

1-08. The Man I Love, song (from Strike Up the Band, 1st version; orig. composed for Lady, Be Good!) [George Gershwin]

1-09. I Got Rhythm, song (from Girl Crazy, 1930) [George Gershwin]

1-10. He Loves and She Loves, song (from Funny Face, 1927) [George Gershwin]

1-11. They Can’t Take That Away From Me, song (from Shall We Dance?, film) [George Gershwin]

1-12. They All Laughed, song (from Shall We Dance?, film) [George Gershwin]

1-13. Funny Face, song (from Funny Face, musical) [George Gershwin]

1-14. Our Love is Here to Stay, song (from The Goldwyn Follies, film) [George Gershwin]

1-15. Oh, Lady Be Good, song (from Lady, Be Good!, musical) [George Gershwin]

1-16. These Foolish Things [Jack Strachey]

1-17. Laura (for the film, “Laura”) [David Raksin]

1-18. April In Paris (for the revue Walk A Little Faster) [E.Y. Harburg]

1-19. Autumn Leaves (Les Feuilles Mortes), for voice & piano [Joseph Kosma]

1-20. Autumn in New York (from the revue, “Thumbs Up”) [Vernon Duke]

CD2:

2-01. Cheek to Cheek, song (from “Top Hat”) [Irving Berlin]

2-02. Isn’t This a Lovely Day, song (from “Top Hat”) [Irving Berlin]

2-03. Change Partners, song (from “Carefree”) [Irving Berlin]

2-04. Top Hat, White Tie and Tails, song (from “Top Hat”) [Irving Berlin]

2-05. I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm, song (from “On the Avenue”) [Irving Berlin]

2-06. Heat Wave, song (from “As Thousands Cheer”) [Irving Berlin]

2-07. The Way You Look Tonight, song (from film “Swing Time”) [Jerome Kern]

2-08. Pick Yourself Up, song (from film “Swing Time”) [Jerome Kern]

2-09. A Fine Romance, song (from the film “Swing Time”) [Jerome Kern]

2-10. All the Things You Are, song (from “Very Warm for May”) [Jerome Kern]

2-11. Why Do I Love You, song (from “Showboat”) [Jerome Kern]

2-12. I get a kick out of you, song (from “Anything Goes”) [Cole Porter]

2-13. Night and day, song (from “Gay Divorce”) [Cole Porter]

2-14. Looking at you, song (from “Wake Up and Dream” [Cole Porter]

2-15. Just one of those things, song (from “Jubilee”) [Cole Porter]

2-16. My Funny Valentine, song (from “Babes in Arms”) [Richard Rodgers]

2-17. Thou Swell, song (from “A Connecticut Yankee”) [Richard Rodgers]

2-18. The Lady is a Tramp, song (from musical “Babes in Arms”) [Richard Rodgers]

2-19. Blue Room, song (from musical “The Girlfriend”) [Richard Rodgers]

2-20. Jalousie, tango for orchestra [Jacob Gade]

2-21. Skylark [Hoagy Carmichael]

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