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       Belle of the Ball (Anderson) Strings Cello French Horn

1    Main waltz theme

       Blue Tango (Anderson) Strings Flute

1    Hit tango tune of the 50s, with its characteristic 'blue' counter-theme

       Forgotten Dreams (Anderson) Piano Strings

1    Reflective quaver theme played on the piano

       Sleigh Ride (Anderson) Clarinet Strings Trumpet

1    Main theme

       Syncopated Clock (Anderson) Woodblock Strings

1    Main tune

       Always (Berlin) Piano

1    main tune

       Blue Skies (Berlin) SaxAlto Trumpet Clarinet

1    main tune

       Cheek to Cheek (Berlin) Piano

1    first theme

2    second theme

       Stranger On the Shore (Bilk) Clarinet

1    main tune

       Elizabethan Serenade (Binge)

1    First theme - a rhythmic 'leitmotiv"

2    Main lyrical tune

       Don't get around much (Ellington) Muted Trumpet Piano SaxTenor

1    Don't get around much

       I got it Bad (and that ain't Good) (Ellington) SaxAlto Muted Trumpet Trombone

1    An instrumenral swing version of this popular song.

       An American in Paris - 3rd theme (Blues) (Gershwin) Clarinet

1    An American in Paris - 3rd theme (Blues)

       Fascinating Rhythm (Gershwin) Vibes Trombone Clarinet

1    Fascinating Rhythm

       I Got Rhythm (jazzy clarinet) (Gershwin) Clarinet Piano

1    I Got Rhythm - main theme

       Let's Call The Whole Thing Off. (Gershwin) Vibes Flute

1    Chorus theme from "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off."

       Rhapsody in Blue (Gershwin) Clarinet

1    After the trill and slide, the clarinet plays this 1st theme.

2    Muted trumpets play this bold but cheeky tune.

3    This theme really hammers the 'blue' notes of jazz.

4    A jolly theme on the basses

5    A noble and sweeping theme played by the strings.

       Someone to Watch Over Me (jazz-swing) (Gershwin) Trumpet Clarinet Guitar

1    Jazz-swing version.

       Someone to Watch Over Me (orchestral) (Gershwin) Trumpet Clarinet Guitar

1    Orchestral version.

       Summer Time (Gershwin) Strings Clarinet Oboe

1    Summer Time

       Smoke gets in your Eyes (Kern) Vibes


       All I Ask of You - from Phantom of the Opera (Lloyd-Webber) Voice Clarinet

1    first theme, low pitched tune.

2    second theme, a soaring tune with brilliant descending ninths and sixths.

       Memory from 'Cats'. (Lloyd-Webber) Flute Harp Violin

1    Main theme

       The Music of the Night - from Phantom of the Opera (Voice) (Lloyd-Webber) Voice Clarinet

1    Main theme

       The Music of the Night -clarinet/piano (Lloyd-Webber) Voice Clarinet

1    Main theme

       I Could have Danced all Night - from My Fair Lady (Loewe) Strings French Horn

1    Main tune

       On the Street where you live (Loewe) Strings French Horn

1    main theme

       With a Little Bit of Luck - from My Fair Lady (Loewe) Strings French Horn

1    first theme

2    second theme

       Wouldn't it be Loverly - from My Fair Lady (Loewe) Strings French Horn

1    Main tune

       And I Love Her (McCartney) Harmonica Guitar Piano

1    Main theme

       Hey Jude (McCartney) Piano Strings

1    Main theme

       Yesterday (McCartney) Guitar Bassoon Strings

1    Main theme

       Bali Hai -from South Pacific (Rodgers) Guitar

1    Main theme

       Climb Every Mountain (from 'The Sound of Music') (Rodgers)

1    Main tune

       Do Re Mi (from 'The Sound of Music') (Rodgers)

1    Main tune

       Edelweiss (from 'The Sound of Music') (Rodgers)

1    Main tune

       Happy Talk -from South Pacific (Rodgers) Guitar

1    Main tune

2    Middle section tune (trio)

       I'm Gonna Wash that Man right outa my Hair -from South Pacific (Rodgers) Guitar

1    Main tune

       I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy -from South Pacific (Rodgers) Guitar

1    Main tune

       My Favourite Things (from 'The Sound of Music') (Rodgers)

1    Main theme

       Sixteen going on Seventeen (from 'The Sound of Music') (Rodgers)

1    Main tune

       Some Enchanted Evening -from South Pacific (Rodgers) Guitar

1    Main tune

       The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Music (Rodgers)

1    First theme, the best-known bit.

2    Second theme, a quieter tune.

       The Lady is a Tramp (Rodgers)

1    Main theme

       Younger than Springtime -from South Pacific (Rodgers) Guitar

1    Main tune

       A Nightingale Sang in Berkely Square (Various) SaxAlto Trumpet Flute

1    Main tune

       A Shanty in Old Shanty Town (Various) Trumpet Guitar Trombone

1    Main theme

       Ain't She Sweet (Various) Vibes Voice

1    Verse -(not the well-known tune)

2    Chorus - well known tune

       Along the Road to Gundagai (Various) Trumpet Clarinet Trombone

1    Main tune

       Bare Necessities (Various) Trumpet Clarinet Trombone

1    Main theme

       Besame Mucho (Various) Piano

1    Main theme

       Charmaine (Various) Trumpet Strings

1    Verse

2    Chorus - the well-known bit.

       Chattanooga Choo Choo (Various) SaxAlto Trumpet Trombone

1    first theme

2    second theme

       Chicken Dance (Various) Trumpet Accordion

1    Lively first theme

2    A gliding second tune

       Daisy, (or the bicycle built for two) (Various) Violin Piano

1    Verse 'There is a flower"

2    Chorus "Daisy, Daisy"

       Days of Wine and Roses (Various)

1    Main tune

       Deep Purple (Various) Piano

1    Main theme

       Home on the Range (Various) Voice Guitar Violin

1    Verse

2    Chorus

       How About You (Various) Piano

1    Main Theme

       I'm in the Mood for Love (Various) Piano Strings

1    Main theme

       Lazy River (Various) Clarinet Guitar Trombone

1    Verse

2    Chorus

       Les Bicyclettes de Belsize (Various) Flute Clarinet Strings

1    First theme (verse)

2    Second theme (chorus), This is the better-known bit.

       Lullaby of Birdland (Various) Piano

1    Main theme

       Moonlight Serenade (Various) SaxAlto SaxTenor Baritone Sax

1    Main theme

       Once in a While (Various) Piano

1    Main theme

       Over the Rainbow (Various) Voice Harp

1    Main theme

       Que Sera, Sera (Various) Trumpet Clarinet Strings

1    Verse

2    Chorus

       Rampart Street Parade (Various) Piano Clarinet

1    First theme

2    Second Theme

3    Third Theme

4    Fourth Theme

       Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Various)

1    I'm Wishing

2    Dig dig dig

3    One Song

4    Heigh Ho

5    Some Day my Prince will Come.

       Taking a Chance on Love (Various) Piano

1    Main theme

       When You Wish Upon a Star (Various)

1    Main tune

       Who's Sorry Now? (Various) Trumpet Clarinet Banjo

1    Main tune, after brief introduction.

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