Crossed Violins

There are many good recordings of British Light Music Orchestral Classics available including the following :

RONALD CORP conductor Hyperion CDA66968
  1. Knightsbridge 'March' from London Suite (Eric Coates) [4'34]
  2. Bal Masqué 'Valse-Caprice' (Percy Fletcher) [6'35]
  3. The Grasshopper's Dance (Ernest Bucalossi) [4'10]
  4. Barwick Green 'A Maypole Dance' from My Native Heath (Arthur Wood) [3'20]
  5. Rouge et Noir (Fred Hartley) [2'46]
  6. The Peanut Polka (Robert Farnon) [2'56]
  7. Carriage and Pair (Benjamin Frankel) [2'49]
  8. The Horse Guards, Whitehall from London Landmarks (Haydn Wood) [3'50]
  9. March from A Little Suite ('Trevor Duncan') [3'18]
  10. Sailing By (Ronald Binge) [2'50]
  11. Portuguese Party (Gilbert Vinter) [3'19]
  12. Beachcomber (Clive Richardson) [3'13]
  13. In the Shadows (Herman Finck) [5'54]
  14. Tabarinage (Robert Docker) [3'28]
  15. Sanctuary of the Heart 'Méditation religieuse' (Albert W Ketèlbey) [4'50]
  16. The Westminster Waltz (Robert Farnon) [2'58]
  17. Carissima (Edward Elgar) [3'41]
  18. Girls in Grey (Charles Williams) [2'38]
  19. The Runaway Rocking-Horse (Edward White) [3'59]
  20. March of the Bowmen from Robin Hood Suite (Frederic Curzon) [4'42]
RONALD CORP conductor Hyperion CDA66868


  1. Calling All Workers (Eric Coates) [Signature tune : Music While You Work]
  2. The Haunted Ballroom (Geoffrey Toye)
  3. Jumping Bean (Robert Farnon)
  4. Destiny (Sydney Baynes)
  5. The Boulevardier (Frederic Curzon)
  6. Pas de quatre (W Meyer Lutz)
  7. The Watermill (Ronald Binge) (with Ruth Scott, oboe)
  8. The Devil's Galop (Charles Williams) [Dick Barton - Special Agent]
  9. Dusk (Armstrong Gibbs)
  10. Puffin' Billy (Edward White)
  11. Bells Across the Meadows (Albert W Ketèlbey)
  12. The Old Clockmaker (Charles Williams)
  13. Dreaming (Archibald Joyce)
  14. Elizabethan Serenade (Ronald Binge)
  15. Coronation Scot (Vivian Ellis) [Paul Temple]
  16. Nights of Gladness (Charles Ancliffe)


ERIC COATES : Calling All Workers / Springtime Suite (Coates) (1930-1940)
NAXOS Disc 01
  1. Calling All Workers 03:02
    Springtime (Suite)
  2. Fresh Morning - Pastorale 04:16
  3. Noonday Song - Romance 04:34
  4. Dance in the Twilight - Valse 04:18
    From Meadow to Mayfair (suite)
  5. In the Country - Rustic Dance 03:24
  6. A Song by the Way - Romance 04:20
  7. Evening in Town - Valse 04:37
    With a Song in My Heart (Symphonic Rhapsody)
  8. With a Song in My Heart 08:04
    London Again (Suite)
  9. Oxford Street - March 03:17
  10. Langham Place - Elegy 04:33
  11. Mayfair - Valse 04:03
    By the Tamarisk
  12. By the Tamarisk 04:20
    The Three Bears - A Phantasy
  13. The Three Bears - A Phantasy 09:30
The music of RONALD BINGE
can be heard on the following CDs:

"Summer Rain" / "If You Were The Only Girl In The World"

- Vocalion CDLK 4116

"The Aldershot Brass Ensemble" / "The Wimbledon Girl Singers" "The Romantic Guitar of Gerald Tolan"

- Vocalion CDLK 4129

"Sailing By" - Music by Ronald Binge 2-CD collection including "Saxophone Concerto", "Saturday Symphony" and many popular works

- ASV CD WLZ 245



  1. CD 1 CAV CD 195: OT2001-O2018 19 orchestral tracks including Valse Serenade (Stanford Robinson), The Fairy Doll (John Ansell), Sylvia Dances (Percy Fletcher), Serenade from ‘Hassan’ (Frederick Delius), The Seafarer and Stanford Rhapsody (Haydn Wood).

  2. CD 2 CAV CD 196: ST2028-OT2066 29 orchestral tracks including Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance (Percy Fletcher), Bird of Love Divine (Haydn Wood), Bonaventure and March of the Bowmen and Dance of an Ostracised Imp (Frederic Curzon), The Fairy and the Fiddlers and Runaway Rocking Horse (Edward White), Gaily Through the World (Alan Macbeth) and Brighton Sea Step (Jan Hurst).

  3. CD 3 CAV CD 197: OT2067-OT2086 42 orchestral tracks including Fashion Plate & Six Marches & Six Agitatos & Six Dramatics & Six Mysteriosos (Frederic Curzon), Slavonic Scherzo (Adolf Lotter), The Windjammer Overture (John Ansell), Vanity Fair (Percy Fletcher) and A May Day Overture (Haydn Wood).

  4. CD 4 CAV CD 198: OT2087-O2108 28 orchestral tracks including Vienna & Bandstand (Haydn Wood), Mystic Beauty & Laughing Eyes (Herman Finck), Boulevardier & Cascade & Arena (Frederic Curzon), Rodeo (Harold Ramsey), Spanish Dance Suite (Anthony Collins), Southern Love & Curtain Call (Cyril Watters) and Valse Septembre (Felix Godin).

  5. CD 5 CAV CD 199: OT2109-O2136 30 orchestral tracks including Sombre Prelude (Frederic Curzon), Witty Witch (Herman Finck), Stealth & Mysterious March (Frederick Charrosin), Cabana (Edward White), Nocturne (Stanford Robinson), Sans Gene (Albert Cazabon) and Eros in Piccadilly (Jack Strachey).

  6. CD 6 CAV CD 200: O2137-O2182 31 orchestral tracks including Punchinello & The Torch Bearer & Screen Preludes and End Titles (Frederic Curzon), A Street in Algiers (John Ansell), Red River Jig (Arthur Benjamin), The Roundabout & Paris Interlude (Edward White), Dance of the Three Blind Mice (Donald Thorne), Bargain Basement (Cyril Watters), Classic Event (Cecil Milner), Catalina (Allan Gray) and The Beachcomber (Clive Richardson).

  7. CD 7 CAV CD 201: M2011-M2036 16 military band recordings including Dover Coach (Gilbert Vinter), The Britisher (Thomas Chandler) and Orpheus in the underworld (Offenbach).

  8. CD 8 CAV CD 202: MT2050-M2167 18 military band recordings including Funeral March of a Marionette (Gounod), Bells of Ouseley (J. Ord Hume) and Instrumentalists on Parade (Joseph Skornicka).

  9. CD 9 CAV CD 203: V2045-V2141 15 vocal recordings including An Old Violin (Howard Fisher), Friend O’ Mine & Drake Goes West (Wilfred Sanderson), One Love Forever (Kenneth Leslie Smith), The Kerry Dance (James Molloy) and One Song Is In My Heart (Henry Cripps).

    This is a fascinating and rare collection of production music from a period when this area of the music scene was starting to expand rapidly as the world recovered from war.

    These CDs are only available from the RFS Record Service.


    MANTOVANI 1956
    Monty - LONDON LABEL (MS 1)

    Charmaine; Waltz from Serenade for Strings; Moulin Rouge Theme; Wanting You; One Fine Day; The Lonely Ballerina; Greensleeves; Tales From The Vienna Woods; Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life; C'Est Magnifique; Donkey Serenade; Some Enchanted Evening;


    VOLUME 1

    The Voice Of London QHLO Signature tune (Williams) CW * Jumping Bean (Farnon) RF * Boulevardier (Curzon) ST * Shooting Star (Torch) CW * Holiday Spirit (Richardson) RF * Dusk (Armstrong Gibbs arr Wilbur) CW * Portrait Of A Flirt (Farnon) RF * Devil’s Galop Dick Barton Signature tune (Williams) CW * On A Spring Note (Torch) ST * Jamaican Rumba (Benjamin) ST * Pictures In The Fire (Farnon) RF * Rhythm On Rails (Williams) CW * Eighth Army March (Coates) CW * The Glass Slipper Overture (Parker) CW * High Street (Farnon)RF Cinema Foyer (Stevens) ST * Up With The Lark (Busby) ST * Taj Mahal (Farnon) RF * Melody On The Move (Richardson) CW * Dance Of The Blue Marionettes (Clair arr Stevens) ST * Wagon Lit (Torch) ST * Hey Diddle Diddle (Trad arr Williams) CW * Willie The Whistler (Farnon) CW * Sapphires And Sables (Yorke) CW * Trolley Bus (Williams) CW * Prelude from Mood Suite (Wood) CW * Barbecue (Torch) CW * Hurly-Burly (Stevens) ST * Radio Romantic (Torch) ST *
    Recorded in 1946-50

    Conductors: CW * Charles Williams    RF * Robert Farnon    ST * Sidney Torch



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