Music and Sounds

"Now, before you begin on your histories, I will present you with "My Romance." - Caravaggio

"Written in 1935 by Lorenzo Hart, I believe." - The English Patient

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of the Desert

The British Empire



The Film (IMdb)


1935. 1936. 1937. Great jazz years. The years when it floated out of the Hotel Claridge on the Champs-Elysees and into the bars of London, southern France, Morocco, and then slid into Egypt, where the rumours of such rhythms was introduced in a hush by an unnamed Cairo dance band.


"But this tune,'How Long Has This Been Going On,' is one of the great songs because the introduction's melody is purer than the song it introduces." - Caravaggio


How Long Has This Been Going On? (midi) - Gershwin
My Romance (Midi) - Hart
Flat Foot Floosie
- (midi) "You SING, actually.
"Poor Butterfly (midi)
"Dance with me.."Embraceable You (midi) - Gershwin
Our Love Is Here To Stay
(midi) - Gershwin
Cheek To Cheek
(midi) - Berlin

Wang Wang Blues
(midi) - Goodman
Where or When?
(midi) - Rogers & Hart
Aria - The Goldberg Variations - Bach (midi)

Promise me... (wav)

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