On The Air Double CD

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  • A nostalgic trip down memory lane
  • Over two hours of iconic recordings
  • Double CD
  • Type: Single
  • Availability: Medium
Price: £ 9.99

Order your ‘On the Air’ Double CD for just £9.99

 

This 2CD collection presents nine decades of BBC radio and television recordings of popular signature themes, news items, comedy sketches, and familiar voices.

An audio treasury of some of the finest moments in the history of British broadcasting.

The archive recordings include memorable themes from a host of beloved radio and television programmes including  ‘Desert Island Discs’, ‘Housewives Choice’, ’Children’s Favourites’, ‘Pick of the Pops’, 'Dick Barton', 'The Archers', 'What's My Line', 'Juke Box Jury', 'Z Cars', 'Dr Finlay's Casebook', ‘Dixon of Dock Green’ and many more…

Listen again to the soundtrack that played in homes all over Britain during the last century.  More than two hours of listening pleasure awaits you as you take a journey in this fascinating audio time capsule.

Rest assured that you have no further commitments and your purchase is protected by The London Mint Office 14 day “no quibble” guarantee. You have no further obligations.

Price: £ 9.99

Disc 1

1. Listen With Mother Introduction - Julia Lang

2. Calling All Workers (from Music While You Work) - Eric Coates and Symphony Orchestra

3. Changing Moods No 2 (from PC 49) - New Century Orchestra conducted by Sidney Torch

4. Devil's Galop (from Dick Barton) - Charles Williams & his Concert Orchestra

5. In Party Mood (from Housewives' Choice) - West End Celebrity Orchestra conducted by Louis Voss

6. Puffin' Billy (from Children's Favourites) - Melodi Light Orchestra conducted by Hubert Clifford

7. Barwick Green/ My Native Heath (from The Archers) - Sidney Torch and his Orchestra

8. With A Song In My Heart (from Two-Way Family Favourites) - Andre Kostelanetz and his Orchestra

9. Mrs Dale's Diary Introduction - Marie Goossens, harp

10. Minute' Waltz (from Just A Minute) - Dinu Lipatti

11. Big Ben Chimes - 'This Is London Calling'

12. Oranges And Lemons (from Light Programme) - BBC Theatre Orchestra conducted by Harold Lowe

13. High Adventure (from Friday Night Is Music Night) - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Charles Williams

14. Horseguards Whitehall from 'London Landmarks' Suite (from Down Your Way) - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Sidney Torch

15. Knightsbridge March (from In Town Tonight) - Eric Coates and Symphony Orchestra

16. Calling All Workers (from Music While You Work) - Eric Coates and Symphony Orchestra

17. Tom Marches On (from ITMA) - The Augmented BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Charles Shadwell. Announcer: John Snagge

18. Have A Go Theme Tune - Harry Hudson, piano, and audience

19. Have A Go Excerpt from Programme - Wilfred Pickles

20. Much Binding In The Marsh Theme Tune - Kenneth Horne,Richard Murdoch,Sam Costa,Maurice Denham with Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black

21. Take It From Here Theme Tune - BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Frank Cantell with The Keynotes

22. Imperial Echoes (from Radio Newsreel) - Welsh Guards Band conducted by Captain F L Statham

23. Marching Strings (from Top Of The Form) - Ray Martin and his Concert Orchestra

24. Trade Wind Hornpipe (from The Navy Lark) - Tommy Reilly

25. Alpine Pastures (from My Word!) - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Sidney Torch

26. Journey Into Space Opening Sequence - Sound Effects

27. Coronation Scot (from Paul Temple) - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Sidney Torch

28. The Typewriter (from The News Quiz) - Eastman-Rochester 'Pops' Orchestra conducted by Frederick Fennell

29. At The Sign Of The Swingin' Cymbal (from Pick Of The Pops) - Brian Fahey and his Orchestra

30. Roses From The South (from Grand Hotel) - Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra

31. Irish Tune From County Derry/Londonderry Air (from Your 100 Best Tunes) - Eastman-Rochester 'Pops' Orchestra & Frederick Fennell

Disc 2

1. Parisian Mode (from What's My Line?) - Woolf Phillips and his Concert Orchestra

2. Gala Performance (from This Is Your Life) - The Laurie Johnson Orchestra

3. Pastoral Montage TV Interlude: Windmill - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Robert Farnon

4. The Young Ballerina TV Interlude: Potter's Wheel - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by David King

5. Family Joke (from The Grove Family) - Tommy Reilly, harmonica, with instrumental accompaniment conducted by Eric Spear

6. An Ordinary Copper (from Dixon Of Dock Green) - Tommy Reilly and Jack Warner

7. Girls In Grey (from TV Newsreel) - Charles Williams and his Concert Orchestra

8. News Scoop (from Grandstand) - Symphonia Orchestra conducted by Ludo Philip

9. Halcyon Days from 'The Three Elizabeths' Suite(from The Forsyte Saga) - National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eric Coates

10. Sea Songs (from Billy Bunter Of Greyfriars School) - New Concert Orchestra conducted by Nat Nyll

11. Barnacle Bill (from Blue Peter) - New Century Orchestra conducted by Sidney Torch

12. We Want Muffin (from Muffin The Mule) - Annette Mills, piano

13. Medley: Little Dolly Daydream; I May Be Crazy; Sweetheart May; Lily Of Laguna - The George Mitchell Minstrels

14. Me And My Shadow - Morecambe and Wise

15. Hancock's Half Hour Theme Tune (from Hancock's Half Hour) - Wally Stott and his Orchestra

16. The Blood Donor excerpt (from Hancock's Half Hour) - Tony Hancock and Patrick Cargill

17. Old Ned (from Steptoe and Son) - Ron Grainer and his Orchestra

18. Tonight And Every Night (from Tonight) - Hilversum Studio Orchestra conducted by Hugo de Groot

19. Theme from Z-Cars - Johnny Keating and his Orchestra

20. Hit And Miss (from Juke Box Jury) - John Barry Seven Plus Four

21. March from 'A Little Suite' (from Dr Finlay's Casebook) - The Les Reed Strings

22. The Maigret Theme (from We Want Muffin) - Ron Grainer and his Orchestra

23. Serenade For Strings: March (from Monitor) - Ron Goodwin and his Orchestra

24. Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus) excerpt (from The Onedin Line) - Aram Khatchaturian & The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

25. The Montagues And The Capulets from 'Romeo And Juliet' (from The Apprentice) - Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Karel Ancerl

26. At The Castle Gate from 'Pelleas And Melisande' (from The Sky At Night) - Sir Thomas Beecham & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

27. Liberty Bell March - (from Monty Python's Flying Circus) - Frederick Fennell conducting The Eastman Wind Ensemble

Order your ‘On the Air’ Double CD for just £9.99

 

This 2CD collection presents nine decades of BBC radio and television recordings of popular signature themes, news items, comedy sketches, and familiar voices.

An audio treasury of some of the finest moments in the history of British broadcasting.

The archive recordings include memorable themes from a host of beloved radio and television programmes including  ‘Desert Island Discs’, ‘Housewives Choice’, ’Children’s Favourites’, ‘Pick of the Pops’, 'Dick Barton', 'The Archers', 'What's My Line', 'Juke Box Jury', 'Z Cars', 'Dr Finlay's Casebook', ‘Dixon of Dock Green’ and many more…

Listen again to the soundtrack that played in homes all over Britain during the last century.  More than two hours of listening pleasure awaits you as you take a journey in this fascinating audio time capsule.

Rest assured that you have no further commitments and your purchase is protected by The London Mint Office 14 day “no quibble” guarantee. You have no further obligations.

Price: £ 9.99

Disc 1

1. Listen With Mother Introduction - Julia Lang

2. Calling All Workers (from Music While You Work) - Eric Coates and Symphony Orchestra

3. Changing Moods No 2 (from PC 49) - New Century Orchestra conducted by Sidney Torch

4. Devil's Galop (from Dick Barton) - Charles Williams & his Concert Orchestra

5. In Party Mood (from Housewives' Choice) - West End Celebrity Orchestra conducted by Louis Voss

6. Puffin' Billy (from Children's Favourites) - Melodi Light Orchestra conducted by Hubert Clifford

7. Barwick Green/ My Native Heath (from The Archers) - Sidney Torch and his Orchestra

8. With A Song In My Heart (from Two-Way Family Favourites) - Andre Kostelanetz and his Orchestra

9. Mrs Dale's Diary Introduction - Marie Goossens, harp

10. Minute' Waltz (from Just A Minute) - Dinu Lipatti

11. Big Ben Chimes - 'This Is London Calling'

12. Oranges And Lemons (from Light Programme) - BBC Theatre Orchestra conducted by Harold Lowe

13. High Adventure (from Friday Night Is Music Night) - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Charles Williams

14. Horseguards Whitehall from 'London Landmarks' Suite (from Down Your Way) - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Sidney Torch

15. Knightsbridge March (from In Town Tonight) - Eric Coates and Symphony Orchestra

16. Calling All Workers (from Music While You Work) - Eric Coates and Symphony Orchestra

17. Tom Marches On (from ITMA) - The Augmented BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Charles Shadwell. Announcer: John Snagge

18. Have A Go Theme Tune - Harry Hudson, piano, and audience

19. Have A Go Excerpt from Programme - Wilfred Pickles

20. Much Binding In The Marsh Theme Tune - Kenneth Horne,Richard Murdoch,Sam Costa,Maurice Denham with Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black

21. Take It From Here Theme Tune - BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Frank Cantell with The Keynotes

22. Imperial Echoes (from Radio Newsreel) - Welsh Guards Band conducted by Captain F L Statham

23. Marching Strings (from Top Of The Form) - Ray Martin and his Concert Orchestra

24. Trade Wind Hornpipe (from The Navy Lark) - Tommy Reilly

25. Alpine Pastures (from My Word!) - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Sidney Torch

26. Journey Into Space Opening Sequence - Sound Effects

27. Coronation Scot (from Paul Temple) - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Sidney Torch

28. The Typewriter (from The News Quiz) - Eastman-Rochester 'Pops' Orchestra conducted by Frederick Fennell

29. At The Sign Of The Swingin' Cymbal (from Pick Of The Pops) - Brian Fahey and his Orchestra

30. Roses From The South (from Grand Hotel) - Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra

31. Irish Tune From County Derry/Londonderry Air (from Your 100 Best Tunes) - Eastman-Rochester 'Pops' Orchestra & Frederick Fennell

Disc 2

1. Parisian Mode (from What's My Line?) - Woolf Phillips and his Concert Orchestra

2. Gala Performance (from This Is Your Life) - The Laurie Johnson Orchestra

3. Pastoral Montage TV Interlude: Windmill - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Robert Farnon

4. The Young Ballerina TV Interlude: Potter's Wheel - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by David King

5. Family Joke (from The Grove Family) - Tommy Reilly, harmonica, with instrumental accompaniment conducted by Eric Spear

6. An Ordinary Copper (from Dixon Of Dock Green) - Tommy Reilly and Jack Warner

7. Girls In Grey (from TV Newsreel) - Charles Williams and his Concert Orchestra

8. News Scoop (from Grandstand) - Symphonia Orchestra conducted by Ludo Philip

9. Halcyon Days from 'The Three Elizabeths' Suite(from The Forsyte Saga) - National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eric Coates

10. Sea Songs (from Billy Bunter Of Greyfriars School) - New Concert Orchestra conducted by Nat Nyll

11. Barnacle Bill (from Blue Peter) - New Century Orchestra conducted by Sidney Torch

12. We Want Muffin (from Muffin The Mule) - Annette Mills, piano

13. Medley: Little Dolly Daydream; I May Be Crazy; Sweetheart May; Lily Of Laguna - The George Mitchell Minstrels

14. Me And My Shadow - Morecambe and Wise

15. Hancock's Half Hour Theme Tune (from Hancock's Half Hour) - Wally Stott and his Orchestra

16. The Blood Donor excerpt (from Hancock's Half Hour) - Tony Hancock and Patrick Cargill

17. Old Ned (from Steptoe and Son) - Ron Grainer and his Orchestra

18. Tonight And Every Night (from Tonight) - Hilversum Studio Orchestra conducted by Hugo de Groot

19. Theme from Z-Cars - Johnny Keating and his Orchestra

20. Hit And Miss (from Juke Box Jury) - John Barry Seven Plus Four

21. March from 'A Little Suite' (from Dr Finlay's Casebook) - The Les Reed Strings

22. The Maigret Theme (from We Want Muffin) - Ron Grainer and his Orchestra

23. Serenade For Strings: March (from Monitor) - Ron Goodwin and his Orchestra

24. Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus) excerpt (from The Onedin Line) - Aram Khatchaturian & The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

25. The Montagues And The Capulets from 'Romeo And Juliet' (from The Apprentice) - Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Karel Ancerl

26. At The Castle Gate from 'Pelleas And Melisande' (from The Sky At Night) - Sir Thomas Beecham & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

27. Liberty Bell March - (from Monty Python's Flying Circus) - Frederick Fennell conducting The Eastman Wind Ensemble