Summer holiday sounds with a 60s flavour currently feature on Listening Posts in Arts.  They include new releases and old favourites in film sound tracks and popular music.

The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the CD is available on. There are eight jukebox listening posts in the Arts Reading Room, where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.

It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad world : original MGM motion picture soundtrack.  Music composed and conducted by Ernest Gold.

La-La Land Records, 2011, 1963.

La-La Land Records, 2011, 1963.

The Beatles. On air – live at the BBC, Volume 2.

Universal Music/EMI, 2013

Universal Music/EMI, 2013

Breakfast at Tiffany’s : music from the motion picture score composed and conducted by Henry Mancini.

Sony BMG, 2008, 1962

Sony BMG, 2008, 1962

 Down Under Nuggets : original Australian artyfacts 1965-1967.

Warner Music Australia, 2012

Warner Music Australia, 2012

Movie soundtracks include two popular classic Henry Mancini scores from The Pink Panther and Breakfast at Tiffany’s plus It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, composed and conducted by Ernest Gold.  The Beatles : On Air, Live at the BBC, Volume 2, is a new release of original broadcasts with some great hit songs such as Twist and Shout, Roll Over Beethoven and She Loves You, performed live on air.

The Seekers complete is a spectacular five-disc set of hits, rare and live recordings from the local supergroup.   Compilations of Australian rock/pop groups and artists include Down Under Nuggets, Bandstands singing sweethearts and Jukebox bop featuring many local bands and performers from Little Pattie and Lana Cantrell to The Easybeats and The Throb singing their hits.

The pink panther : music from the film score composed and conducted by Henry Mancini.

Sony BMG, 2008, 1963

Sony BMG, 2008, 1963

 The Seekers complete.

EMI, 1995

EMI, 1995

Bandstands singing sweethearts.

Festival/Spin, 2000

Festival/Spin, 2000

Jukebox bop : a compilation of Australian rock and pop recordings, 1956-1963 by ScreenSound Australia.

ScreenSound Australia, 1999

ScreenSound Australia, 1999

 

Group of people using listening post in Arts room © Andrew Lloyd

Group of people using listening post in Arts room © Andrew Lloyd

Also check out the Naxos Music Library, one of our many online databases, for the following release featuring Arthur Fiedler and The Boston Pops playing music of The Beatles.

It is available for anyone to use here in the Library via the website.  If you’re one of our Victorian registered users you can log in from home and explore at your leisure!

RCA , 2000, 1964

RCA, 2000, 1964

 

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