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REGINALD FOORT, VOLS I-IX
Reginald Foort was one of the BBC’s first stars – Staff Organist 1936-8, performing short theatre organ pieces for BBC Radio. After this he toured Britain with his ‘Giant Moller Concert Organ’ which was reassembled at each venue, later continuing his career in the USA from 1951. Foort’s recordings were originally published on shellac 78 records which later went out of print, until reissued as CDs by Phoenix Historic Records. Magpie & Jay has now taken on this brand and will be making these CDs available through this site.
CONTENTS: Curtain Up (Wood); Opening of BBC organ and Muscette’s Song (Puccini); Keep Smiling! (Foort); ABC March (Foort and Ferring); Selection: The Mikado (Sullivan); Puszte 1 – I Lost My Heart in Budapest (Mihaly); Puszte 2 – The Wind Has Told Me a Story (Mihaly); Hit Parade no. 3 (Bruhne); Teddy Bears’ Picnic (Bratton); Whistler and His Dog (Pryor); Prelude in C Sharp Minor (Rachmaninoff); Valse Triste (Sibelius); Leslie Stuart Selection; El relicario (Padilla); Hejre kati (Hubay); Sleep Little One; Chapel in the Moonlight; Cloister Shadows (Hope); The Lost Chord (Sullivan); Keep Smiling!ald Foort, F.R.C.O., A.R.C.M. at the BBC Compton Theatre Organ, St George’s Hall, London, 1936-1938 (Volume VII)
CONTENTS: My Dream Garden; Broadway Melody of 1938 (Brown/Freed); Christmas Hymns and Songs medley (arr. Foort); A Day’s Hunting (Bucalossi); At the Hunt Ball (Bucalossi); Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Churchill/Morey); Le Cygne (Saint-Saëns); Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo (Mascagni); Xerxes: Largo (Handel); Berenice: Minuet (Handel); Liebeslied (Kreisler); Liebesfreud (Kreisler); Humoresque (Dvořák); Skaters’ Waltz (Waldteufel); Song of Paradise (King); Serenade (Mussorgsky); Manhattan Moonlight (Alter); Lulworth Cove (Shadwell); Hit Parade; Foort’s voice (arr. Foort); Keep Smiling! (Foort)
Each CD (vol vii/viii) is available by mail order for £12 including post and packing.
Regal, vol ix, and Paramount, vol vi, are both available by mail order for £12 including post and packing.
Giant Moller concert organ series, vols i to v (1938-1943 and 1975). Contents of each disc are as shown below. Scroll down for images and REDUCED prices.
Giant Moller concert organ series, vols i to iii (1938-1942).
Moller vols i-iii are now reduced to £6 including P&P. Please note there may be some imperfections in the booklets and casing.
Giant Moller concert organ series, vols iv and v (1938-43 and 1975).
Moller vols iv-v are now reduced to £9 including P&P. There may be some very slight imperfections in the booklets or casing.