Category: Classical

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  1. The material in this 3 CD box set is superb - Flanders and Swann were wonderful performers and superb comic song writers. Not only that, but they're clearly thoroughly enjoying performing - you can clearly hear Swann laughing away during Flander's monologues, even though he must have heard it all hundreds of times before/5().
  2. Background. Michael Flanders and Donald Swann had performed together as schoolboys, collaborating in on a revue at Westminster School. They later collaborated on writing songs for revues, performed by such artists as Max Adrian, Elsie and Doris Waters, Ian Carmichael and Joyce Grenfell. They also wrote songs for Ian Wallace, some of which he recorded on the LP "Wallace's .
  3. May 08,  · Synopsis The British duo, Flanders and Swann, were the actor and singer Michael Flanders () and the composer, pianist and linguist Donald Swann () who collaborated in writing and performing comic songs. A chance meeting in led to a musical partnership writing songs and Reviews:
  4. Tom Madden & Michael Shepherd) (von Michael Flanders) Je suis le ténébreux (von Donald Swann) Prehistoric Complaint; Surly Girls (feat. Charlotte Mitchell & Shirley Hall) (von Donald Swann) Strike (von Donald Swann) Private View (feat. Gervase de Peyer) (von Donald Swann) The Valley (feat. Lilli Malandraki & Gervase de Peyer) (von Donald Swann).
  5. Claudia Flanders, his widow, and Donald embarked on a long-awaited publication of THE SONGS OF MICHAEL FLANDERS & DONALD SWANN and commercial releases include a 3 CD set THE COMPLETE FLANDERS & SWANN () and recently a 4 CD set HAT-TRICK: FLANDERS & SWANN COLLECTOR'S EDITION ().
  6. Listen free to Flanders and Swann – Hat-Trick: Collector's Edition (Introduction, A Transport of Delight and more). 96 tracks (). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at gispunopgezabonlajanzworlturotve.xyzinfo
  7. Michael Flanders And Donald Swann A: Music Of A Gnu B: Misalliance: Parlophone UK: R Oct 7" 2: Michael Flanders And Donald Swann Excerpts from At The Drop Of A Hat A1: The Gnu Song A2: A Transport Of Delight B1: Song Of Reproduction B2: The Hippopotamus: Parlophone UK: GEP Jan EP: Michael Flanders And.
  8. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Hat Trick - Flanders & Swann on AllMusic -
  9. In summary, this is a lovely collection of songs. With the exception of the first CD, there is remarkably little overlap with the wonderful (but inaccurately named) box set "The complete F&S"; "Hat trick" demonstrates not only the range of these wonderful entertainers but hints at what might have been possible had Michael Flanders lived long.