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Enjoy a real cornet solo with "Vintage Gems" 

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A Choice Selection of Vintage Virtuoso Cornet Solos featuring soloists Jack Mackintosh, Harry Mortimer, Herbert L. Clarke, Del Staigers and Bohumir Kryl.

Cornet Duets by Jack Mackintosh, John Robertson and William Oughton

Featuring the Fodens Motor Works Band, St. Hildas Professional Band, Harton Colliery Band and Goldman’s Band and Theatre Organ accompaniment by Charles Smart.

Digitally restored and transcribed from original 78 rpm records from the early 1900s through to the 1930s. Featuring: Carnival of Venice, Cleopatra, Mary of Argyll, Richmond Hill, Bird of Love Divine, The Fatherland, Warbling at Eve, Zelda Caprice, Showers of Gold, Napoli ...

Title Soloist Accompaniment
Carnival of Venice Del Staigers Goldman's Band
Cleopatra Jack Mackintosh Military Bandaudio.gif (323 bytes)
Mary of Argyle Jack Mackintosh St. Hildas Professional BAND
Fascination Jack Mackintosh St. Hildas Professional BAND
The Twittering Jack Mackintosh William Oughton
Bird of Love Divine Jack Mackintosh Military Band
Excelsior Jack Mackintosh John Canwood 

(Harton Colliery )

The MerryMakers Jack Mackintosh and John Robertson
Elfin Revels Jack Mackintosh and William Oughton
Cleopatra Harry Mortimer Fodens MOTOR WORKSaudio.gif (323 bytes)
Warbling at Eve Harry Mortimer Orchestra
Fatherland Harry Mortimer Orchestra
Richmond Hill Harry Mortimer Orchestra
Zelda Harry Mortimer Orchestra
Tarantella Harry Mortimer Charles Smart (organ)
Somewhere a Voice is Calling Harry Mortimer Charles Smart (theatre organ)
A Day in the Alps Harry Mortimer Charles Smart
A Day in the Alps Harry Mortimer Fodens MOTOR WORKS
Tom and Kitty Harry Mortimer Fodens Cornet Duet
Carnival of Venice Herbert L. Clarke Orchestra
Stars in a Velvety Sky Herbert L. Clarke Orchestra
Berceuse from Jocelyn Herbert L. Clarke Orchestra
Showers of Gold Herbert L. Clarke Orchestra audio.gif (323 bytes)
Carnival of Venice Bohumir Kryl Kryl's Bohemia Band
Napoli Del Staigers Franko Goldman's Band


CD arrived today..its great.... think I will throw away my cornet.... wish I could play like that....
thanks again... Lynne... :-)

Thank you so much for "Vintage gems".  It is a priceless collection to me
and I will order your other selections soon.
Thanks again,
Mike T.

CD number three arrived and is as fantastic as the other two.  I will check your site occasionally to see if you have any more. Best wishes and many thanks.   Denis

It is a quite extraordinary piece of work - I do congratulate you,    Arthur Taylor

Please send your latest CD3BM3 "Vintage Gems". I enjoy listening to your previous 2 CD's immensely.     Ron Banks

My awareness of your efforts came as a result of my purchase of "Fabulous Fodens" a few years ago; a recording which continues to give pleasure.    John Atkinson

"Vintage Gems" featured on  "String of Pearls"  Dewi Griffiths's BBC Wales radio broadcast - Go to "String of Pearls" BBC Wales


Forward a UK cheque, Euro cheque,  local currency, bank draft drawn on a UK Bank or Postal Money Order payable to :-

"Malcolm Hobson" 6 Letham Mains Holdings, East Lothian, EH41 4NN, SCOTLAND"

or pay online via PAYPAL here

Product Description CD Price includes postage Cassette Price
CD1 BM1 The Cornet King 12.00 Sold Out
CD2 BM2 Fabulous Fodens 12.00 6.00
CD3 BM3 Vintage Gems 12.00 None

Copyright @ 2001 M.R.Hobson Choice Recordings

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Last modified: November 05, 2012