At the request of Arthur Fiedler, Leroy Anderson wrote an arrangement of waltzes by composer Richard Rodgers. The arrangement has been performed and recorded by the Boston Pops. Rodgers was one of the composers that Anderson admired the most.
Fiedler knew that Anderson's style of arranging would serve as a perfect treatment of waltzes by Richard Rodgers.
The arrangement was recorded by Arthur Fiedler and by John Williams. This is the Arthur Fiedler recording.
All Compositions are by Leroy Anderson except where indicated.
The Music In My Heart, Music and Lyrics by Leroy Anderson.
This Lovely World, Music by Leroy Anderson, Lyrics by Ogden Nash.
Musical theater songs from Goldilocks: Lyrics by Joan Ford, Jean Kerr, Walter Kerr.
The Vocal versions of Blue Tango, Forgotten Dreams, Serenata, Sleigh Ride, The Syncopated Clock, and The Waltzing Cat have lyrics that were written by Mitchell Parish.
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Recorded by Mark Thayer at Leroy Anderson House, Woodbury, Connecticut
A Christmas Festival recorded at the Langley Community Music School, Langley, B.C., Canada
Recorded by Mark Thayer at Signature Sounds, Pomfret, Connecticut
A "Complete Music Reference" for Leroy Anderson is located on the other official website for Leroy Anderson: www.leroyanderson.com
Here you will find a complete list of all compositions and arrangements with detailed reference articles about numerous musical works not duplicated elsewhere. You will also find a complete biography of Leroy Anderson in English with shorter versions of the biography in eight other languages.