Uploaded 18 May 2013
A PERSONAL MEMOIR OF ANNE ZIEGLER & WEBSTER BOOTH: Episode 1
PLAYLIST A PERSONAL MEMOIR OF ANNE ZIEGLER AND WEBSTER BOOTH – EPISODE 1
If You Were the Only Girl in the World THE BING BOYS ARE HERE (Ayer). Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, Orchestra conducted by Clifford Greenwood, October 1939, HMV B8982
Take a pair of sparkling eyes THE GONDOLIERS (Gilbert & Sullivan) Webster Booth, Hallé Orchestra, conducted by Leslie Heward, 23 September 1941. HMV C3261
White Roses BY APPOINTMENT (Kennedy Russell) Maggie Teyte EMI “L’Exquise” Maggie Teyte (HLM 792 (8))
From the Sunny Spanish Shore THE GONDOLIERS (Gilbert & Sullivan) Webster Booth, George Baker, Essie Ackland, conducted by Malcolm Sargent. EMI SHB 74
A Brown Bird Singing (Haydn Wood) Webster Booth, with New Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Ray Noble with nightingale song. September 1929. HMV B3319
We’ll Gather Lilacs PERCHANCE TO DREAM (Ivor Novello) Webster Booth & Anne Ziegler, conducted by Jack Byfield, 4 June 1946. HMV B9489
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Waltz Medley – Because I love you, All alone by the telephone, Always (Irving Berlin), Webster Booth, New Mayfair Orchestra, conducted by Ray Noble 22 December 1930. Bb2 1098-2
Waiatai Poi, New Zealand song, Peter Dawson, with male chorus including Webster Booth and George Baker.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS (Friml) orchestral medley
The Thingummy Bob, Arthur Askey
One Alone THE DESERT SONG (Sigmund Romberg) Webster Booth, with orhestra conducted by Debroy Somers, December 1941 HMV B9255
LIDO LADY selection (Richard Rodgers) Savoy Hotel Orpheans, conducted by Carroll Gibbons (1927) Part 1: Lido Lady; Here In My Arms; Try Again Tomorrow.
Piano duet by Carroll Gibbons and possibly Frank Herbin
Recorded at Hayes, Middlesex on Friday 14th January 1927
Originally recorded for HMV in 1927, this 12″ 78rpm disc has been remastered by this user.
You, Just you WILD VIOLETS (Robert Stolz) Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, recorded in May 1940
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GEMS FROM MERRIE ENGLAND (Edward German), HMV Light Opera Company, HMV C2106
Gems from GOODNIGHT VIENNA (Posford) with Webster Booth and Olive Groves, Recorded 1932. Decca K644.
Waltz Song, MERRIE ENGLAND (German) Anne Ziegler (test recording for HMV) 1935
The Train That’s Taking You Home (Will Fyffe)
Jacqueline Francell and Réda Caire singing a song from “Balalaika” with music by Robert Stolz.
Romance (Sung in Italian) THE ROBBER SYMPHONY Feher, Webster Booth, January 1936. HMV B8405
Gems from PORGY AND BESS (Gershwin)Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, Orchestra conducted by Carroll Gibbons.
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A Paradise for Two THE MAID OF THE MOUNTAINS (Tate) Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, orchestra conducted by Clifford Greenwood. Recorded in October 1939. HMV B8982
HEARTS DESIRE Vocal Gems, Webster Booth, orchestra and chorus, recorded1935, HMV B8385
THEATRELAND AT CORONATION TIME (1937) with Webster Booth, Garda Hall, Stuart Robertson and Sam Costa. HMV C2903, December 1937
The Way You Look Tonight SWING TIME (Kern) Webster Booth, November 1936, HMV B8498
Tales from the Vienna Woods (Strauss), Anne Ziegler with Charles Forwood (live performance)
Throw Open Wide Your Window, Dear (Hans May) Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson, 1949, HMV B9786.