Monday, October 25, 2010

Albert Ketèlbey - The Immortal Works Of Ketèlbey


Hello, gentle reader. Time to cast aside that Martini, and pour yourself a Pimms as we delve into the delightful world of the Light Classics. Who better to start with than Albert Ketèlbey - the man who invented exotica 50 years before Les Baxter, Martin Denny and co. made it de rigeur for lounge lovers.

'In A Persian Market' has become a standard, 'In A Monastery Garden' complete with bird calls has also been recorded innumerable times. So sit back in your armchair and let the soothing sound of this beautifully recorded Phase 4 record dissolve your worries and cares...

01 - In A Monastery Garden
02 - Wedgewood Blue
03 - In The Mystic Land Of Egypt
04 - Bells Across The Meadows
05 - In A Chinese Temple Garden
06 - The Sanctuary Of The Heart
07 - 'Appy 'Ampstead
08 - The Phantom Melody
09 - In A Persian Market

Albert Ketèlbey - The Immortal Works Of Ketèlbey

Mr Snookles