Biography of Henry Mancini (1924-1994)

16.04.1924
Born in Cleveland
First instrumental lessons with Piccolo
Student of Juillard School of Music in Los Angeles with Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Krenek
1945
Piano player and arranger with Glenn Miller
1952
First composition for movie industry
14.06.1994
Dies in Beverly Hills

Sheet music for flute:

In the Pink (Jazz/Pop/Rock)
edition on amazon
(flute, piano)
Columbia Publishing
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Baby Elephant Walk
  2. Breakfast at Tiffany's
  3. Cameo for Flute "...for James"
  4. Crazy World
  5. Medley: three by Mancini and Mercer (Days of Wine and Roses/Charade/Moon River)
  6. Meggie's Theme
  7. Pennywhistle Jig
  8. Pie in the face Polka
  9. The Pink Panther
  10. Speedy Gonzalez
  11. Theme from the Molly Maguires
  12. The Thorn Birds Theme
  13. Two for the Road
All tracks of the record of same name are included. Most of the music is written in the upper register. There are really beautiful melodies. This is a good training for students to get used to the higher notes.


CDs with/from Henry Mancini

James Galway, Henry Mancini, National Philharmonic Orchestra
In the Pink (1984)
  1. In the Pink (03:14:00)
  2. Meggie's Theme (03:19:00)
  3. Breakfast at Tiffany's (03:06:00)
  4. Pennywhistle Jig (02:08:00)
  5. Crazy World (03:09:00)
  6. The Thorn Birds Theme (03:01:00)
  7. Pie in the face Polka (02:27:00)
  8. Baby Elephant Walk (03:00:00)
  9. Two for the Road (03:15:00)
  10. Speedy Gonzales (02:10:00)
  11. Theme from The Molly Maguires (03:06:00)
  12. Medley - Three by mancini and Mercer (Days of Wine and Roses/Charade/Moon River) (06:06:00)
  13. Cameo for Flute ...for James (04:04:00)
Bekannte Filmmelodien, die überraschend schön mit der solistischen Flöte klingen.
James Galway - a Portrait (2 CD) (1996)
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Konzert Nr. 2 D-Dur, KV 324:
  1. Allegro (05:35:00)
  2. Nikolai Rimskij-Korsakow: Flight of the Bumble Bee (01:09:00)
  3. Antonio Vivaldi: Die Vier Jahreszeiten, Frühling - Allegro (05:05:00)
  4. Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite Nr. 2 h-moll, BWV 1067 - Menuett und Badinerie (02:40:00)
  5. Guilio Briccialdi: Karneval von Venedig (06:33:00)
  6. N. N.: Belfast Hornpipe (02:32:00)
  7. Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto Pastoral - Rondo (06:28:00)
  8. Tamezō Narita: Song of the Seashore (02:52:00)
  9. N. N.: Danny Boy (03:18:00)
  10. Andrew Lloyd-Webber: Memory from Cats (03:28:00)
  11. Hori Fujikake: Sakura (04:09:00)
  12. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Concerto in G-Dur, Wq. 169 - Presto (05:41:00)
  13. N. N.: Over the Sea to Sky (03:42:00)
  14. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quartett in F-Dur, KV 370 - Rondeau (04:30:00)
  15. Larry Henley: The Wind beneath my Wings (03:24:00)
  16. Georg Friedrich Händel: Sonate in F-Dur, op. 1 No. 1:
  17. Sicilana (01:11:00)
  18. Allegro (01:51:00)
  19. Elton John: Little Jeannie (03:23:00)
  20. N. N.: Waltzing Matilda (04:33:00)
  21. N. N.: Shenandoah (04:03:00)
  22. Gabriel Fauré: Berceuse (02:52:00)
  23. Aram Khatchaturian: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (06:23:00)
  24. Henry Mancini: Cameo for Flute "... for James" (04:03:00)
  25. Franz Schubert: Serenade D.957 (03:52:00)
  26. Claude Debussy: Syrinx (02:19:00)
  27. John Corigliano: Voyage (08:29:00)
  28. Antonio Bazzini: La Ronde des lutins (05:54:00)
Enthält auch Multimedia-Inhalte
James Galway - Greatest Hits Vol. 2 (1992)
  1. Alan Mencken: Beauty and the Beast (00:00:00)
  2. N. N.: Zui Zui Zukkorobashi (00:00:00)
  3. Alex North: Unchained Melody (00:00:00)
  4. Henry Mancini: Two for the Road (00:00:00)
  5. N. N.: Full of Joy (00:00:00)
  6. Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (00:00:00)
  7. Claude Debussy: Ballet from Petite Suite (00:00:00)
  8. Kye Fleming: Dreams (00:00:00)
  9. Elton John: Blue Eyes (00:00:00)
  10. Percy French: The Fluter's Ball (00:00:00)
  11. N. N.: Song of the Seashore (00:00:00)
  12. Henry Mancini: Nadia's Theme (00:00:00)
  13. Henry Mancini: Viewer Mail Theme (00:00:00)
  14. N. N.: Irish Medley  (00:00:00)
  15. N. N.: Crowley's Reel (00:00:00)
  16. Percy Aldridge Grainger: Molly on the hore (00:00:00)
  17. Marin Marais: Le Basque (00:00:00)
  18. Henry Mancini: Something for the Leprechaun (00:00:00)
  19. Irving Gordon: Unforgettable (00:00:00)
Last edit 12.12.2010