A Series Featuring
Big Bands and Film Music
From the the 1970s to 1990s, Roger Hall, produced and hosted over 50 guest segments on radio in the Boston, Massachusetts area.
He played vintage pop songs, film music and announced his annual Sammy Film Music Awards
He also hosted his own radio program, "IN THE MOOD," playing music of the 1930s, '40s, and '50s.
Here are the titles compiled from his past radio programs:
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Out-of-print for many years,
this title is now available again on a computer disc!
"In The Mood": Remembering Radio
Compiled by Roger Hall
Originally published in 1998 as a printed booklet with accompanying audio tape, it has been now reprinted on a CD-ROM. It includes the complete booklet (jpeg images) about old-time radio programs from the 1920s to 1950s produced by radio host, Roger Hall. Included in the booklet is a radio script with music examples you can play to re-create your own radio program for groups of all ages.
- Music album from radio programs compiled by radio host, Roger Hall:
Performed by songwriters like: George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and Jerome Kern. Also popular musicians like Duke Ellington, Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Tex Ritter, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra and others.
This special CD-ROM with music and commentary is for non-commercial use and is available by donation to help support this preservation site.
To order your copy of this CD-ROM at special discount price -- CLICK HERE
"I Got Rhythm" -
George Gershwin Radio Tributes
Two radio birthday tributes from 1989 and 1993
music performed by George Gershwin
piano rols and radio programs in the 1930s.
Read more -- CLICK HERE
Film Music On Radio
Total playing time = 65:14
This CD includes radio segments from the 1980s and 1990s
on Ron Della Chiesa's popular radio program,
"MUSIC AMERICA" on WGBH.
Also "Conversations" with Marion Wroble on WBET.
Included on the CD are a birthday tribute to Bernard Herrmann,
tributes to songwriters, Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer,
and a birthday tribute to John Williams in 1983.
These are a few excerpts from the CD:
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From Shakers to Soundtracks
Total playing time = 70:31
Guest segments between 1978 and 1988 with Roger Hall on the popular WGBH Radio program, "Music America," with host, Ron Della Chiesa. Includes music of the Shakers, Moravian sacred music,
Musick in Old Boston Fall Festival, Tributes to Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer, and the First Sammy Awards for film soundtracks and songs
Oscar Meets Sammy
Total playing time = 64:48
This CD features annual Sammy Film Music Awards announcements
by film music critic, Roger Hall,
as a guest on "Music America" on WGBH-FM
also his own radio prgram on WBET-AM, "In The Mood."
Oscar Meets Sammy -
Film Music Awards On Radio
Three Film Composers
Bernard Herrmann Radio Tributes - 1941
Total playing time = 66:18
For the 75th anniversary of both films,
this commemorative CD compiled
and produced by Roger Hall with music
from CITIZEN KANE (50th anniversary)
THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER,
from radio programs.
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Henry Mancini Radio Tributes (AMRC 0020)
Total playing time = 67:11
Includes a special radio tribute by Roger Hall
with some of his early music from television and movies,
such as PETER GUNN
and THE PINK PANTHER,
plus a call-in public radio program
with Henry Mancini as guest
and some of his film music played on air.
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John Williams Radio Tributes (AMRC 0021)
Total playing time = 65:51
Featuring a birthday tribute to John Williams
on WGBH radio by Roger Hall with examples
from a few of his early film scores; also from "A Night at the Movies,"
and a lengthy interview with John Williams at Tanglewood in Massachusetts.
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"In The Mood" CD-ROM is $20.00
Any of the above CDs
are $15.00 each
including shipping (USA orders only)
or $25.00 for orders outside the USA
(shipped by Air Mail)
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