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TV - Japan 1976
TV Special from Japanese TV. With modern arrangements and fast tempo of classic Paul Mauriat arrangements, including two songs with Japanese singer Mieko Hirota.
~ Thanks to the help of
Hsieh Chih-Chien for
providing information on the track listing.
Program: TV Special in Japan, from 1976.
Paul Mauriat conducts the orchestra
Mieko Hirota sings in two of the songs.
Running Time: Around 21 min.
- El Bimbo (C. Morgan)
- Penelope (Augusto Alguero)
- La Baie des Lumieres (with scenic views and photographs from Mauriat's childhood at 4 months, 4, 12 and 22 years old, among other photographs)
- L'Amour est Bleu 77 (Andre Popp & Pierre Cour)
(Mieko Hirota sings in French)
- Ningyo no ie (House of Dolls)
(Mieko Hirota sings in Japanese)
- Toccata (Paul Mauriat)
- Nocturne (Paul Mauriat)
Tracks 3 to 7, composed by Paul Mauriat. The most famous arrangements, El Bimbo, Penelope, Love is Blue, Toccata and Nocturne with faster tempo. Penelope without the characteristic trumpet introduction.