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Treasures of Operetta, Volumes I, II & III

Double CD containing all three volumes: £11 plus postage

Marilyn Hill Smith and Peter Morrison have recorded three volumes of favourite works from the Operettas. They are all sung in English.

Treasures of Operetta, Volume I (1985)

Der Schätzmeister: Do re me fa sol la si (The Scale Song) Carl Michael Ziehrer
Casanova: Queen of my delight Johann Strauss II
Die Czárdásfürstin: Let me dance and let me sing Emmerich Kálmán
The Chocolate Soldier: My Hero Oscar Straus
Old Chelsea: My Heart and I Richard Tauber
Veronique: Trot here and there André Messager
Naughty Marietta: Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! Victor Herbert
The Merry Widow: Love unspoken Franz Lehár
Der Obersteiger: Don't be cross Carl Zeller
The Arcadians: Charming weather Lionel Monckton
The Merry Widow: I'm off to Chez Maxim Franz Lehár
Giuditta: On my lips every kiss is like wine Franz Lehár

Treasures of Operetta, Volume II (1987)

Sybil: The Colonel of the Crimson Hussars Victor Jacobi
Balalaika: At the Balalaika George Posford, adapted H. Stothart & arr. Arthur Blake
The Quaker Girl: A Bad Boy and a Good Girl Lionel Monckton
Der Arme Jonathan: The Doleful Prima Donna Carl Millöcker, arr. David Snell
Der Schätzmeister: O let me hold your tiny little hand Carl Michael Ziehrer
Merrie England: The Yeomen of England Edward German
Der Fremdenführer: Military Life! Carl Michael Ziehrer
The Merry Widow: Vilia Franz Lehár
White Horse Inn: My Song of Love Robert Stolz, arr. Carl Michalski
Paganini: Girls were made to love and kiss Franz Lehár, arr. Peter Knight/Ian Gourlay
Monsieur Beaucaire: Lightly, lightly André Messager
Casanova: The Nuns' Chorus and Laura's Song Johann Strauss II, arr. Ralph Benatzky

Treasures of Operetta, Volume III (1989)

Die Drei Wünsche: Thin, thin is my dear Gwendolin Carl Michael Ziehrer
Monsieur Beaucaire: Philomel André Messager
A Waltz Dream: Waltz of my dreams Oscar Straus
Der Singende Traum: You are the world to me Richard Tauber
The Land of Smiles: Dance while you may Franz Lehár
The Maid of the Mountains: A Paradise for Two Harold Fraser-Simson
The Fortune Teller: Romany Life Victor Herbert
Bruder Straubinger: It's Not a Sin to Kiss Edmund Eysler
Floradora: Tell me, pretty maiden Leslie Stuart
Friederike: Why did you kiss my heart awake Franz Lehár
The Geisha: Star of my Soul Sidney Jones
Les Saltimbanques: It is love Louis Ganne

Chandos re-released a selection of these songs in a double album in 2004.

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