The war a Ken Burns film : soundtrack and music from the Second World War.

Format: Music CD 2007
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio--Music Box Sets COMPACT DISC An War 32202
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[Disc 1]. The war : the soundtrack. American anthem / G. Scheer (Norah Jones, vocals and piano). The death of Falstaff : from Henry V : two pieces for strings / William Walton (London Philharmonic Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor). The wang wang blues / H. Busse, B. Johnson, G. Mueller (Benny Goodman Sextet). Movin' back / W. Marsalis (Doug Wamble, guitar; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Ali Jackson, drums; Bill Charlap, piano). How long blues / I. Carr, M. Williams (Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums). In the nick of time / E. Meyer (Edgar Meyer, bass; Joshua Bell, violin; Sam Bush, mandolin; Mike Marshall, guitar). It's been a long, long time / J. Styne, S. Cahn (Bing Crosby, vocals; Les Paul, guitar). America my home : excerpt, Luverne movement / W. Marsalis (Amanda Forsyth, violoncello; Bill Charlap, piano). If I could be with you (one hour tonight) / H. Creamer, J.P. Johnson (Kay Starr, vocals; the Capitol International Jazzmen). Blue as the turquoise night of Neyshabur : excerpt / Haydari Kayhan Kalhor (Yo-Yo Ma; the Silk Road Ensemble). Until I'm in your arms again / W. Marsalis (Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Mark O'Connor, violin; Bill Charlap, piano; Doug Wamble, guitar; Victor Goines, saxophone; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Ali Jackson, drums). Variations for the healing of Arinushka / Arvo Pärt (Kalle Randalu, piano). Basie boogie / M.K. Ebbins, W. Basie (Count Basie & his orchestra). Solitude / E. DeLange, E. Ellington, I. Mills (Duke Ellington & his orchestra). Concerto for clarinet, strings, harp, and piano : excerpt / Aaron Copland (Benny Goodman, clarinet; Abba Bogin, piano; Laura Newell, harp; Columbia Symphony Orchestra; Copland, conductor). If you can't smile and say yes / L. Jordan, T. Rodgers (the King Cole Trio). American anthem / G. Scheer (Amanda Forsythe, violoncello; Bill Charlap, piano)
[Disc 2]. Sentimental journey. We'll meet again (Benny Goodman & his orchestra). Dancing in the dark (Artie Shaw & his orchestra). Little brown jug (Glenn Miller & his orchestra). I'll be seeing you (Tommy Dorsey & his orchestra). Moonglow (Artie Shaw & his orchestra). Memories of you (Louis Armstrong & his orchestra). I'll get by (Harry James & his orchestra). On the Alamo (Benny Goodman & his sextet). Pennies from heaven (Teddy Wilson & his orchestra). Body and soul (Coleman Hawkins & his orchestra). Let's get lost (Frank Sinatra). Blues in the night (Cab Calloway & his orchestra). There shall be no night (Duke Ellington & his famous orchestra). Echoes of Harlem (Cootie Williams & his Rug Cutters). Skylark (Earl Hines & his orchestra). Saturday night is the loneliest night of the week (Frank Sinatra). Paper doll (the Mills Brothers). Long ago and far away (Frank Sinatra). Sentimental journey (Les Brown & his orchestra). Waiting for the train to come in (Harry James & his orchestra)
[Disc 3]. I'm beginning to see the light. C jam blues (Duke Ellington & his famous orchestra). Frenesi (Artie Shaw & his orchestra). In the mood (Glenn Miller & his orchestra). Let me off uptown (Gene Krupa & his orchestra). Taxi war dance (Count Basie & his orchestra). The sheik of Araby (Coleman Hawkins' All Star Octet). Pistol packin' mama (Al Dexter & his Troopers, with vocal by Al Dexter). American patrol (Glenn Miller & his orchestra). For the good of your country (Count Basie & his orchestra). Cherokee (Charlie Barnet & his orchestra). Rose room (Benny Goodman Sextet). Opus #1 (Tommy Dorsey & his orchestra). I'm beginning to see the light (Harry James & his orchestra). Tuxedo Junction (Erskine Hawkins & his orchestra). One o'clock jump (Count Basie & his orchestra). I'm confessin' (Artie Shaw & his orchestra). (I've got a gal in) Kalamazoo (Glenn Miller & his orchestra). Boogie woogie (Tommy Dorsey & his orchestra). 'Tain't what you do (it's the way that you do it) (Jimmie Lunceford & his orchestra). Sing, sing, sing (Benny Goodman & his orchestra)
[Disc 4]. Songs without words : classical music from the war. The death of Falstaff : from Henry V : two pieces for strings / William Walton (London Philharmonic Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor). II., Adagio, ma non troppo : from Cello concerto in B minor, op. 104 / Antonín Dvořák (Yo-Yo Ma, violoncello; New York Philharmonic; Kurt Masur, conductor). Concerto for clarinet, strings, harp, and piano [excerpt] / Aaron Copland (Benny Goodman, clarinet; Abba Bogin, piano; Laura Newell, harp; Columbia Symphony Orchestra; Copland, conductor). IV., Lamento, adagio : from Trio for violin, horn, and piano : Hommage à Brahms / György Ligeti (Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano; Marie-Luise Neunecker, horn; Saschko Gawriloff, violin). Élégie, op. 24 / Gabriel Fauŕe (Steven Isserlis, violoncello; Pascal Devoyon, piano). Nuages gris / Franz Liszt (Barry Douglas, piano). III., Abime des oiseaux : from Quatuor pour la fin du temps = Quartet for the end of time / Olivier Messiaen (Ensemble Tashi). Grovers Corners : from Our town / Aaron Copland (New Philharmonia Orchestra; Copland, conductor). Song without words : op. 109 / Felix Mendelssohn (Yo-Yo Ma, violoncello; Emmanuel Ax, piano). Variation IX : Nimrod : adagio : from Variations on an original theme : op. 36 : "Enigma" / Edward Elgar (London Philharmonic Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor).

Additional Information
Subjects World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Songs and music.
Television music.
Popular music -- 1931-1940.
Popular music -- 1941-1950.
Big band music.
Instrumental music.
Publisher New York, NY :Legacy :2007
Distributed by Sony BMG Music Entertainment,
Edition Deluxe ed.
Other Titles War (Television program : 2007)
Contributors Burns, Ken, 1953-
Participants/Performers Various performers.
Language English
Notes Legacy: 88697 14540 2 (88697 10203 2, 88697 14538 2, 88697 14539 2, 88697 14370 2).
Title from container.
Issued as a companion to the Ken Burns television film, The war.
Principally previously released material.
Compact disc; in box (31 cm.).
Notes on the film project (18 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.) and viewer's guide (23 p. : ill. ; 12 cm.) laid in box; additional notes inserted in each jewel case.
Description 4 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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