A magical musical journey down memory lane; a delightful pot-pourri of much-loved songs, big-band works and dance music from the sunset of the Edwardian age to the 1950s.


16th September

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  • Various Composers (Medley) - Colonel Bogey On Parade - Selection of Marches - Band of His Majesty's Grenadier Guards Cond. Sgt Maj Geo Mason
  • (Strauss, J) Voices of Spring - Erna Sack, Soprano w. Studio Orchestra [1937 Recording]
  • (Donizetti) Una Furtiva Lagrima [One Furtive Tear} from The Elixr of Love - Tito Schipa [1929 Recording]
  • (Yradier) La Paloma - Amelitta Galli Curci w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Rossini, G.A) La Danza - Enrico Caruso w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Lazry, A / Coste, H) My Heart Is On The Corner Of The Street - Edith Piaf w. Instrumental Accompaniment
  • (Kosma, J / Prevert, J) Les Feuilles Mortes (Autumn Leaves) Yves Montand w. Piano
  • (Aletter) Rendezvous - Mario "Harp" Lorenzi with Sydney Torch, Organ
  • (Carmichael, H) Stardust - The Pasadena Roof Orchestra
  • (Carmichael, H / Mercer, J) Lazy Bones Dan Donovan, Vocal with Bertini & His Tower Ballroom Blackpool Orchestra

  • 9th September

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  • (Padilla) Valencia - Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra
  • (Mendelssohn, F) Spring Song from Songs Without Words - Merek Weber & His Orchestra
  • (Various Composers - Medley) Here's To The Ladies - Medley - John Atwell Plays the Wurlitzer Organ of Marrickville Town Hall (Sydney)
  • (Murray / Lockton) I'll Walk Beside You The Kentucky Minstrels w. Herbert Dawson, Organ
  • (Lockton / Day) Arise O Son - Richard Crooks w. Orchestra
  • (Lockton, E / Sieczynski, Dr. R) Vienna, City Of My Dreams - Richard Tauber w. Orchestra
  • (Korngold, Erich) Marietta's Song from Die Todt Stadt - Richard Tauber w. Lotte Lehmann
  • (Garnett) TheDoris Waltz - Harry Davidson & His Orchestra
  • (Flanders, M / Swann, D) A Song Of Reproduction - Michael Flanders / Donald Swann
  • (Gershwin, G & I) Love Walked In - Leslie Hutchinson, Vocal and Piano
  • (Tosselli) Come Back (Tosselli's Serenade) - Charles Kullman w. Studio Orchcestra
  • (Shakespeare) She Never Told Her Love - Marion Anderson w. Franz Rupp, Piano
  • (Burns, Robbie) Afton Water - Kenneth McKellar / Robert Sharples Orchestra
  • (Kennedy-Fraser, Marjorie) The Road To The Isles - Kenneth McKellar / Robert Sharples Orchestra

  • 2nd September

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  • (Karlick, Gerd) - Schoen Isabella Aus Kastilien / The Comedian Harmonists
  • (Abraham) My Little Boy - Leo Monosson with Marek Weber & His Orchestra.
  • (Green, Johnny) Body And Soul - Freddy Gardner, Saxophone with Peter Yorke And His Concert Orchestra
  • (Gounod, Charles) Valse Ariette from Mirelle - Glenda Raymond w. Australian Symphony Orchestra Cond. Hector Crawford
  • (Traditional) Down Amoung The Dead Men - Alan Light With Instrumental Ensemble
  • (Heuberger) Im Chambre Seperee - Glenda Raymond, Soprano with John Lyle, Violin and Eric Gross, Piano
  • (Winkler, G / Meder, E) Schutt Die Sorgen In Ein Glaschen Wein - Neil Warren Smith with Instrumental Ensemble

  • 26th August

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  • (Medley) Palladium Memories - London Palladium Orchestra Conducted by Clifford Greenwood
  • (Dr. Percy Jones) Click Go The Shears - The Southern Cross Chorale
  • (Sir Henry Roley Bishop) Home Sweet Home - Southern Cross Chorale
  • (Romberg, S/Hammerstein 2, O) Softly As In A Morning Sunrise - Helen Traubel w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Bellini) Casta Diva from Norma - Helen Traubel with Studio Orchestra
  • (Stuart) The Bandolero - Peter Dawson w. Studio Orchestra
  • ( Paterson, A B "Banjo") The Man From Snowy River - Peter O'Shaugnessy - Recitation
  • (Hoffmann/Mabel/Wayne) Little Man You've Had A Busy Day - Paul Robeson w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Revel, Harry/Gordon, Mack) Stay As Sweet As You Are - Kate Smith w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Deutsch, Helen) The White Magnolia Tree - Gay Kaylor w. Organ
  • Flanders, M/Swann, M) Mud (The Hippopotamus Song) - Ian Walace / Studio Orchestra
  • (Glover/Spencer arr Swallow) The Rose Of Tralee - Ian Wallace w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Coates, Eric) The Fairytales Of Ireland - Florence Austral with Nils Nelson, Piano
  • (1. Romberg, S / 2) Benatzky, R / Stolz, R) The Drinking Song From The Student Prince / Title Song From The Whitehorse Inn

  • 19th August

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    12th August

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  • Herbert, Victor - Medley - I'm Falling In Love With Someone / Moonbeams / Gypsy Love Song / Habanera London Symphony Orchestra Andre Kostelanetz
  • Leoncavallo - La Mattinata Jussi Bjorling w. Studio Orchestra
  • Emerich Kallman - The Violet Of Montmatre Jussi Bjorling w. Studio Orchestra
  • Burns, Robbie / Scottish Trad - My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose Lauris Elms Studio Orchestra
  • Welsh Air - David Of The White Rock Lauris Elms w. Studio Orchestra
  • Trad / Cryws The Gypsy - Osain Ellis, Welsh Harp and Vocal
  • Nevin arr. Gibilaro - The Rosary Richard Crooks w. Studio Orchestra
  • Gershwin, G & I - Love Walked In Ella Fitzgerald w. Nelson Riddle Orchestra
  • Kern, Jerome - The Song Is You John Charles Thomas w. Studio Ensemble
  • Colohan, Arthur - Galway Bay Ruby Murray w. Studio Orchestra
  • Baynes / Robyn / Railey / Denni / Lewis - Overture (Destiny Waltz) / A Heart That's Free / Oceanna Roll - Jane Powell and Chorus w. MGM Studio Orchestra
  • Romberg, Sigmund - Student Prince Waltzes - Sigmund Romberg & His Orchestra
  • Romberg, Sigmund - You Will Remember Vienna from Viennese Nights - Shirley Emmons w. Sigmund Romberg And His Orchestra
  • Romberg, Sigmund - Serenade and Deep In My Heart Dear - Mario Lanza and Elizabeth Doubleday w. Studio Orchestra

  • 5th August

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    29th July

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  • Loewe, Frederick: Paint Your Wagon excerpts: I'm on my way; They call the wind Maria; Wand'rin' Star
  • Coward, Noel: I travel alone. Noel Coward, voc.
  • Coward, Noel: Most of ev'ry day. Noel Coward, voc.
  • Coward, Noel: You were there fr Shadow Play. Gertrude Lawrence, voc., Noel Coward, voc.
  • Ketelbey, Albert: Bells across the Meadows. Ronnie Ronalde, voc.
  • Molloy, James: Love's Old Sweet Song. Deanna Durbin, voc. Unnamed Orch .
  • Coward, Leslie: Wandering the King's Highway. Peter Dawson, bass-baritone .

  • 22nd July

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  • Trad (transc. Cottrau): Santa Lucia. Lugi Infantino, ten
  • Kern: Where's the mate for me; Make Believe; Why do I love you. Barbara Cook; John Rait; Merril Staton Chorus & orch/Franz Allers
  • Poliansky: The Melba Waltz. Victor Young Orch
  • tba: Softly, Softly. Mantovani Orch & Chorus
  • Lehar: Vilia (The Merry Widow). Gladys Moncrieff
  • Faris: Upstairs, Downstairs Theme. ABC Melbourne Show Band/Brian May
  • Murray: I'll walk beside you. Kenneth McKellar
  • Strauss Jnr: A Night in Venice: Schwips-Lied. Jon Weaving, ten., Monique Brynnel, sop. Queensland SO/Vanco Cavdarski.
  • Ives: The Little White Duck. Burl Ives
  • Curzon: Dance of the Ostracised Imp. Queen's Hall Light Orch/Sidney Torch
  • Nolan: Tumbling Tumbleweeds. Sons of the Pioneers
  • Linke: Frau Luna's Song (Castles in the Air). Anna Moffo with Hagen Galatis Orch
  • Patterson: The Garden where the praties grow. John McCormack
  • Martell: The Sailor's Holiday. Band of H.M. Royal Marines
  • Traditional: Drink to me only with thine eyes. Jeanette MacDonald