The Very Best Of Tom Lehrer, Victor Borge, Flanders & Swann

Masters of musical humour

The Very Best Of Tom Lehrer, Victor Borge, Flanders & Swann

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Literate, ever-topical and endlessly inventive, these masters of musical humour still sound every bit as funny a generation or more later.

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Literate, ever-topical and endlessly inventive, these masters of musical humour still sound every bit as funny a generation or more later in a 3 CD collection that cherry-picks the best moments from their respective recording careers.

57 classic moments, including: Tom Lehrer: Poisoning Pigeons In The Park • Be Prepared • Lobachevsky • The Old Dope Pedlar • Elements • Victor Borge: Phonetic Punctuation • Inflationary Language • Trees • Blue Danube Waltz • A Mozart Opera • Flanders & Swann: A Transport of Delight • The Gasman Cometh • The Gnu Song • Madeira M’Dear? • The Hippopotamus Song and many more…

Price:£ 11.99

Disc 1

1.     A Transport Of Delight

2. Song Of Reproduction

3. The Gnu Song

4. Design For Living

5. Je Suis Le Tenebreux

6. Songs For Our Time: Philological Waltz; Satellite Moon; A Happy Song

7. A Song Of The Weather

8. The Reluctant Cannibal

9. Greensleeves

10. Misalliance

11. Kokoraki

12. Too Many Cookers

13. Vanessa

14. Tried By The Centre Court

15. The Youth Of The Heart

16. Madeira M'Dear

17. The Hippopotamus Song

Disc 2

1. Be Prepared

2. The Old Dope Peddler

3. Fight Fiercely, Harvard

4. I Wanna Go Back To Dixie

5. The Wild West Is Where I Want To Be

6. Lobachevsky

7. The Hunting Song

8. The Irish Ballad

9. My Home Town

10. When You Are Old And Gray

11. I Hold Your Hand In Mine

12. The Wiener Schnitzel Waltz

13. The Elements

14. Poisoning Pigeons In The Park

15. Bright College Days

16. A Christmas Carol

17. Oedipus Rex

18. Clementine

19. In Old Mexico

20. It Makes A Fellow Proud To Be A Soldier

21. She's My Girl

22. The Masochism Tango

23. We Will All Go Together When We Go

Disc 3

1. Inflationary Language

2. Phonetic Punctation

3. Family Background

4. Comedy In Music

5. Tea For Two

6. Malaguena

7. Star Dust

8. Nola

9. Trees

10. One Fine Day

11. Tales From The Vienna Woods

12. The Third Man, Theme

13. Nocturne

14. The Blue Danube

15. 'Minute' Waltz

16. Liebestraum

17. Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart