The Songs of Michael Flanders and Donald Swann

Flanders, Michael; Swann, Donald

Published by Elm Tree Books and St George's Press, 1977
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The British duo, Flanders and Swann, were the actor and singer Michael Flanders (1922-1975) and the composer, pianist and linguist Donald Swann (1923-1994) who collaborated in writing and performing comic songs. A chance meeting in 1948 led to a musical partnership writing songs and light opera that have been sung by performers such as Ian Wallace and Joyce Grenfell.

In December 1956, Flanders and Swann performed their own two-man revue "At The Drop Of A Hat", which opened on New Year's Eve. Over the course of 11 years, Flanders and Swann gave nearly 2,000 live performances. Although their performing partnership ended in 1967, they remained friends afterwards and collaborated on occasional projects.

Songs of Flanders and Swann brings together 41 classic songs and represents a definitive collection.

Contents:

  • In The Bath
  • Design For Living
  • Misalliance
  • The Gas-Man Cometh
  • A Song Of The Weather
  • Pillar To Post
  • Rain On The Plage
  • Motor Perpetuo
  • Slow Train
  • A Transport Of Delight (Omnibus)
  • Last Of The Line
  • Twenty Tons Of TNT
  • The Reluctant Cannibal
  • Pee-Po-Belly-Bum-Drawers
  • Budget Song
  • Ballad For The Rich
  • All Gall
  • Philological Waltz (Tonga)
  • Song Of Patriotic Prejudice
  • The Lord Chamberlain's Regulations
  • The Album
  • Ill Wind **Trinity Guildhall selected piece: Singing syllabus 2010-2012
  • Guide To Britten
  • Song Of Reproduction
  • Bedstead Men
  • Excelsior
  • Vanessa
  • Twice Shy
  • Madeira, M'dear?
  • The Armadillo
  • The Hippopatamus **ABRSM selected piece: Singing syllabus from 2009 **Trinity Guildhall selected piece: Singing syllabus 2010-2012
  • The Ostrich
  • The Elephant
  • The Gnu
  • The Rhinoceros
  • The Sloth
  • The Spider
  • The Wild Boar
  • The Whale (Mopy Dick)
  • The Warthog **ABRSM selected piece: Singing syllabus from 2009
  • The Wompom.
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    Publisher: Elm Tree Books and St George's Press
    Publication Date: 1977
    Binding: Hardcover
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