And The Band Played On

An enduring tribute

And The Band Played On

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Commemorating the 100th anniversary of one of the most famous and tragic events in history.

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Memory Lane commemorates the 100th anniversary of one of the most famous and tragic events in history - the sinking of the Titanic - with this unique limited edition collection of authentic music that was performed on that epic, ill-fated journey: light classics, operatic moments, salon pieces, ragtime and jazz, popular songs and noble hymns. Ironically, the music provides a charming historical snapshot of the elegant post-Edwardian age. All the tracks have been sensitively restored and digitally re-mastered to sound more vibrant than ever before.

Most poignantly, 'And the Band Played On' includes the pieces performed by the heroic musicians who continued to play even as the great steamship Titanic sank into the icy waters of the Atlantic. 

The movie 'Titanic' reinforced the public's preoccupation with this overwhelming and avoidable disaster - as undoubtedly shall this 2012 anniversary.

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1. New Light Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jay Wilbur - The Glow Worm

2. Mantovani and his Orchestra - Destiny Waltz

3. Marian Anderson with Orchestra conducted by Lawrence Collingwood - Softly Awakes My Heart from 'Sams

4. Elizabeth Schwarzkopf & Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Otto Ackermann - Vilia from '

5. Artur Rubinstein - Nocturne Op.9 No 2 (Chopin)

6. Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Paul Kletzki - Andante Cantabile (Tchaikovsky)

7. Orchestra of La Scala Milan conducted by Tulio Serafin - Intermezzo from 'Cavalleria Rusticana'

8. Hans Hotter & Gerald Moore - Schubert's Serenade

9. London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Arthur Bliss - Pomp & Circumstance March No 1

10. The Roger Wagner Chorale - None But The Lonely Heart

11. Paul Robeson & Herbert Dawson - Nearer My God To Thee

12. Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Fritz Reiner - Blue Danube Waltz

13. Bing Crosby & Mary Martin - Lily of Laguna

14. Capitol Symphony Orchestra conducted by Carmen Dragon - Salut D'Amour (Elgar)

15. Flanagan and Allen - Shine On Harvest Moon

16. Harry Gold and his Pieces of Eight - Alexander's Ragtime Band

17. New Century Orchestra conducted by Sidney Torch - Autumn Dream

18. The Norman Luboff Choir - Eternal Father, Strong To Save

19. The Jesters - And The Band Played On