Mancini's Greatest Hits
CAT # 80183-25
1. Mancini: Theme from The Pink Panther 2:31 2. Moon River from Breakfast at Tiffany's 2:52 3. Days of Wine and Roses from Days of Wine and Roses 2:02 4. It Had Better Be Tonight from The Pink Panther 2:01 5. Arctic Whale Hunt from The White Dawn 3:59 6. Theme from Mr. Lucky 2:15 7. Theme from Hatari 3:23 8. Theme from The Thorn Birds 3:09 9. Charade from Charade 2:20 10. Moment to Moment from Moment to Moment 2:40 11. Symphonic Soul 2:24 12. Drummers' Delight 3:13 13. March from The Great Waldo Pepper 2:22 14. Two For The Road from Two for the Road 3:07 15. Theme from The Molly Maguires 3:03 16. Dear Heart from Dear Heart 2:33 17. Theme from Breakfast at Tiffany's 2:40 18. Speedy Gonzales from Mr. Lucky 1:44 19. Punch and Judy from Charade 2:02 20. March with Mancini: Timothy, March of the Cue Balls, The Swing March, March from The Great Race 5:06 21. Baby Elephant Walk from Hitari 2:26 22. Theme from Peter Gunn 2:25 23. Strings on Fire! 2:03 24. Finale from Victor / Victoria: The Shady Dame From Seville, Crazy World, You and Me, Le Jazz Hot 4:56
Moon River, The Pink Panther Theme, Days of Wine and Roses -- all great tunes, all composed by the versatile Henry Mancini. Erich Kunzel leads the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra in stylish performances of these Mancini gems filled with the kind of understanding and flair few conductors can match. Included in this compilation is a broad array of material from Mr. Mancini's work for television, film and the concert hall, spanning twenty years. Scores include those composed for Peter Gunn, Charade, Victor/Victoria, The White Dawn, The Great Waldo Pepper, Mr. Lucky, Dear Heart, The Thorn Birds, The Molly Maguires, even several of Mancini's outstanding works for the concert hall such as March with Mancini, Drummer's Delight and Strings on Fire.
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