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Linn 40th Anniversary Collection

Various Artists

Linn 40th Anniversary Collection

...special double album
AKD 425 (Linn Records)
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1
The Blackwood

The Blackwood

Composer Emily Barker
Band Emily Barker and The Red Clay halo
02:44 Play $1.70
2
Man in The Station

Man in The Station

Composer John Martyn
Band Claire Martin
03:44 Play $1.70
3
Makin' Whoopee

Makin' Whoopee

Composer G. Kahn, W. Donaldson
Band Hugh and Cry
04:47 Play $1.70
4
Haven't We Met

Haven't We Met

Composer Batchelor, Rankin
Band Carol Kidd
02:12 Play $1.70
5
Johnny and Mary

Johnny and Mary

Composer R. Palmer
Band Martin Taylor
05:05 Play $3.40
6
She’s Turning

She’s Turning

Composer The McCluskey Brothers
Band The McCluskey Brothers
03:56 Play $1.70
7
Trouble In Mind

Trouble In Mind

Composer Bob Dylan
Band Barb Jungr
04:32 Play $1.70
8
Bad News On The Mountain

Bad News On The Mountain

Composer Jon Strong
Band Jon Strong
04:44 Play $1.70
9
Navigating

Navigating

Composer Amy Duncan
Band Amy Duncan
03:18 Play $1.70
10
Ca’ The Yowes

Ca’ The Yowes

Composer Robert Burns
Band Ian Bruce
03:53 Play $1.70
11
When The Sunny Sky Has Gone

When The Sunny Sky Has Gone

Composer Fiona MacKenzie
Band Fiona MacKenzie
02:32 Play $1.70
12
With Every Breath I Take

With Every Breath I Take

Composer Claire Martin, Richard Rodney Bennet
Band Claire Martin & Richard Rodney Bennet
02:48 Play $1.70
13
Certain Smile

Certain Smile

Composer Sammy Fain, Paul Webster
Band Martin Taylor
04:07 Play $1.70
14
Johnny Come Lately

Johnny Come Lately

Composer Strayhorn
Band Tommy Smith
06:11 Play $3.40
15
Sittin’ and a Rockin’

Sittin’ and a Rockin’

Composer Ellington, Strayhorn, Gaines
Band Gill Manly
02:58 Play $1.70
16
I Thought About You

I Thought About You

Composer Johnny Mercer, Jimmy van Heusen
Band Martin Taylor and Stephane Grapelli
03:13 Play $1.70
17
Happy This Way

Happy This Way

Composer Judith Owen
Band Judith Owen
02:47 Play $1.70
18
A Case of You

A Case of You

Composer Joni Mitchell
Band Ian Shaw
04:16 Play $1.70
19
No Surrender

No Surrender

Composer Bruce Springsteen
Band Maeve O'Boyle
03:42 Play $1.70
20
Love Go Round

Love Go Round

Composer Fran Landesman, Simon Wallace
Band Sarah Moule
03:42 Play $1.70
21
That's Amore

That's Amore

Composer Warren Brooks
Band Ray Gelato Giants
03:02 Play $1.70
22
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K 550, I. Molto Allegro

Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K 550, I. Molto Allegro

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
07:06 Play $3.40
23
Grandes Etudes de Paganini – Etude III

Grandes Etudes de Paganini – Etude III

Composer Franz Liszt
Soloist George-Emmaneul Lazaridis
04:46 Play $1.70
24
Petite Symphonie a Cordes – II. Assez vif - tres rythme

Petite Symphonie a Cordes – II. Assez vif - tres rythme

Composer Maurice
Band Scottish Ensemble
01:46 Play $1.70
25
Bizzarie All'Imor Scozzeze

Bizzarie All'Imor Scozzeze

Composer Nicola Matties
Band The Palladian Ensemble
04:18 Play $1.70
26
Opus 6, No. 9 in F Major, HWV 327 – III. Larghetto

Opus 6, No. 9 in F Major, HWV 327 – III. Larghetto

Composer George Frideric Handel
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:20 Play $1.70
27
Easter Oratorio, BWV 249 – Chorus & Duetto – Kommt, eilet und laufet

Easter Oratorio, BWV 249 – Chorus & Duetto – Kommt, eilet und laufet

Composer Johann Sebastian Bach
Band Retrospect Ensemble
04:43 Play $1.70
28
Flute Sonata, Opus 164 – I. Allegro malinconico

Flute Sonata, Opus 164 – I. Allegro malinconico

Composer Francis Poulenc
Soloist Katherine Bryan
04:47 Play $1.70
29
Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 – III. Courante

Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 – III. Courante

Composer Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloist Richard Tunnicliffe
02:47 Play $1.70
30
Concertino for Organ, Strings & Percussion – III. Modere

Concertino for Organ, Strings & Percussion – III. Modere

Composer Pierre Petit
Soloist Gillian Weir
04:08 Play $1.70
31
Propinan De Melyor

Propinan De Melyor

Composer Anon
Band New London Consort
01:59 Play $1.70
32
Si L’Amour Comme On Dit

Si L’Amour Comme On Dit

Composer Etienne Moulinie
Band Catherine King, Charles Daniels & Jacob Heringman
03:05 Play $1.70
33
Pavane pour une infant defunte

Pavane pour une infant defunte

Composer Maurice Ravel
Soloist Artur Pizarro
05:50 Play $3.40
34
Folias Espanolas

Folias Espanolas

Composer Santiago de Murcia
Soloist William Carter
03:09 Play $1.70
35
Chorus: And he shall purify

Chorus: And he shall purify

Composer George Frideric Handel
Band Dunedin Consort
02:23 Play $1.70
36
Sonata III in D minor, Z 792 – III. Canzona

Sonata III in D minor, Z 792 – III. Canzona

Composer Henry Purcell
Guest Artist Retrospect Trio
01:37 Play $1.70
37
Motectum – Versa Est In Luctum

Motectum – Versa Est In Luctum

Composer Tomas Luis de Victoria
Band Magnificat
04:04 Play $1.70
38
Aria – Mache dich, mein Herze, rein

Aria – Mache dich, mein Herze, rein

Composer Johann Sebastian Bach
Band Dunedin Consort
06:15 Play $3.40
39
Symphonie Fantastique – II. Un bal

Symphonie Fantastique – II. Un bal

Composer Hector Berlioz
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
06:16 Play $3.40
40
Fur Alina arr. for Vibraphone and Crotales

Fur Alina arr. for Vibraphone and Crotales

Composer Arvo Part
Soloist kuniko kato
03:52 Play $1.70
Total Running Time 154 minutes Purchase all tracks 
$13.00 
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Linn celebrates its 40th anniversary with a special double album bursting with stand-out music from across the decades. This limited edition CD features specially designed artwork with an audiophile twist!  Re-discover what makes this independent label great and enjoy the artistry for which it became famous.

Download includes - cover art, booklet
Amy Duncan

Amy Duncan

Amy Duncan is a Scottish singer/songwriter whose deeply honest writing is only enhanced by her delicate but rich vocals. Her emotive folk sound has already been compared to other great female artists such as Joni Mitchell and Patti Smith.

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Artur Pizarro

Artur Pizarro

After winning the Leeds Piano Competition in 1990, Artur Pizarro has released several oustandingly beautiful solo albums on Linn Records. Artur is renowned for his 'breath-takingly sensitive playing' (Glasgow Herald).
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Barb Jungr

Barb Jungr

Britain's foremost chansonnier and song stylist, Barb Jungr, is one of the country's finest interpreters of contemporary song. Always original and inventive, Jungr has drawn comparisons with Nina Simone and Peggy Lee.
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Carol Kidd

Carol Kidd

Legendary jazz vocalist whose admirers include Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett.
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Catherine King and Jacob Heringman

Catherine King and Jacob Heringman

American lutenist Jacob Heringman and British mezzo-soprano Catherine King are highly respected interpreters of early music.
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Claire Martin

Claire Martin

The First Lady of British Jazz, Claire Martin, has won seven British Jazz Awards and was awarded an O.B.E. in 2011.
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Dunedin Consort

Dunedin Consort

Under the direction of John Butt OBE, the ensemble has become particularly acclaimed for its inquisitive approach, shining new light into some of the best known pieces of the baroque repertoire. They have won two Gramophone Awards for their performances of Handel's Messiah  and Mozart's Requiem.

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Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo

Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo

Emily Barker is a compelling songwriter with a gift for weaving melody and words. Her talent is perfectly complimented by her band The Red Clay Halo, whose rootsy ensemble playing underpins Barker's agile vocal blend of strength and fragility.
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Fiona Mackenzie

Fiona Mackenzie

Fiona is a Scottish singer/songwriter, born and raised on the Isle of Lewis, who combines traditional and contemporary singing styles to create her own unique sound
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George-Emmanuel Lazaridis

George-Emmanuel Lazaridis

Born in Greece and signed to Linn Records in 2006, George-Emmanuel Lazaridis is the Megaron European Concert Halls Organisation Rising Star representative for 2006-7.
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Gill Manly

Gill Manly

A jazz singer who has been described as "an amalgam of Bessie Smith and Sarah Vaughan".
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Gillian Weir

Gillian Weir

Dame Gillian Weir is one of the world's foremost organ recitalists. "Weir's playing throughout is sensitively shaped and rhythmically rock-solid". AVguide.com
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Hue and Cry

Hue and Cry

Straight up bop blended with lively pop sensibilities. Recent winners on the ITV show "Hit Me Baby One More Time". The Sunday Times said their new direction with Linn Records was "one of the most successful jazz-pop collaborations".
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Ian Bruce

Ian Bruce

One of the great singer / song-writers of the Scottish Folk Movement with a powerful voice and passionate character.

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Ian Shaw

Ian Shaw

Named Best Jazz Vocalist at the BBC Jazz Awards in 2007 and 2004, Ian Shaw is one of the UK's finest male jazz vocalists. His exciting, edgy and provocative style has made him a popular name both at home and in the States.
profile & recordings >>
Jon Strong

Jon Strong

Folk rock with a great heart. Jon Strong as a solo performer has toured with Ry Cooder, Van Morrison, Robert Palmer, Talk Talk, Danny Thompson and Clannad.
profile & recordings >>
Judith Owen

Judith Owen

The Welsh-Californian vocalist is based in the United States where she has established herself as a singer/songwriter of repute.  Variously compared with Joni Mitchell, Barbra Streisand and Dusty Springfield, she maintains a distinctive voice of her own.

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Katherine Bryan

Katherine Bryan

Young flautist Katherine Bryan is rapidly confirming her place as one of Britain's bright musical stars of the future. As an in-demand concerto soloist and principal flautist with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Katherine certainly is one to watch.
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KUNIKO

KUNIKO

KUNIKO is one of the world's most talented percussion soloists in today's contemporary and classical music scenes.
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Maeve O'Boyle

Maeve O'Boyle

Singer / songwriter Maeve O'Boyle is described as a 'natural lyricist' with an 'exceptional' voice.
profile & recordings >>
Magnificat

Magnificat

Directed by Philip Cave, an acclaimed choir formed primarily of former Oxford and Cambridge choral scholars.
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Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor

Internationally recognised as Britain's greatest jazz guitarist, Martin Taylor is a versatile and masterful musician.
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New London Consort

New London Consort

Early music ensemble with a uniquely wide and colourful repertoire of medieval, renaissance and baroque music, combining the very best in scholarship and entertainment.
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Palladians / The Palladian Ensemble

Palladians / The Palladian Ensemble

Firmly established on the international stage as one of the very best chamber groups performing baroque repertoire with a reputation for sparkling, joyful playing.
profile & recordings >>
Ray Gelato Giants

Ray Gelato Giants

A band with a mission to entertain, with their popular jump ‘n’ jive and swinging sound.
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Retrospect Ensemble

Retrospect Ensemble

Retrospect Ensemble intends to take its musicians and audiences on an exciting journey, exploring the repertoire of four centuries and embracing the practices, styles and aesthetics of former ages with renewed vigour and a fresh approach.
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Retrospect Trio

Retrospect Trio

Retrospect Trio is a baroque super-group of four superstar baroque instrumentalists: Sophie Gent (violin), Matthew Truscott (violin), Jonathan Manson (cello & viola da gamba) and Matthew Halls (conductor, organ and harpsichord).
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Richard Rodney Bennett

Richard Rodney Bennett

Richard Rodney Bennett is a musician who is equally renowned in the worlds of jazz, film and classical music.
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Richard Tunnicliffe

Richard Tunnicliffe

Cellist and viol-player Richard Tunnicliffe has enjoyed a long and varied career at the forefront of Britain's thriving period-instrument movement.
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Robin Ticciati

Robin Ticciati

A violinist, pianist and percussionist by training, Ticciati turned to conducting at 15 guided by Sir Colin Davis and Sir Simon Rattle, and was appointed Principal Conductor of the SCO in 2009.

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Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is one of Europe’s leading symphony orchestras.
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Sarah Moule

Sarah Moule

Cool London jazz vocalist with a sweet swinging sound.
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra is one of Scotland’s foremost cultural ambassadors. The Linn series features performances conducted by Robin Ticciati, Alexander Janizcek, Joseph Swensen and Sir Charles Mackerras.
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Scottish Ensemble

Scottish Ensemble

Versatile and vibrant string ensemble who are as much at home with contemporary music as the Baroque, who deliver consistently high quality performances.
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Sir Charles Mackerras

Sir Charles Mackerras

Sir Charles Mackerras enjoyed a long relationship with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and was renowned as an expert in Mozart interpretation.
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Stephane Grappelli

Stephane Grappelli

Stephane Grappelli (1908-1997) was a pioneering jazz violinist who founded the quintet of the Quintette Du Hot Club De France with Django Reinhardt. It was allegedly the first all-string jazz band.
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The Avison Ensemble

The Avison Ensemble

An outstanding period instrument orchestra which has been performing together since 1985.

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The McCluskey Brothers

The McCluskey Brothers

Perfect pop from the two former members of Glasgow band The Bluebells.
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Tommy Smith

Tommy Smith

Tenor saxophonist Tommy Smith is one of Scotlands leading jazz musicians and composers. An internationly recognised soloist and bandleader he has worked with Chick Corea. Kenny Wheeler and collaborated with Scotland's Poet Laureate Edwin Morgan.
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William Carter

William Carter

William Carter is a founding member of the acclaimed Palladians and a virtuoso player of the baroque guitar and theorbo.
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There is bestselling classical music from Sir Charles Mackerras and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra's Classical BRIT and double BBC award-winning album ‘Mozart Symphonies 38-41', plus the Gramophone award-winning album from Dunedin Consort, the revelatory 1742 Dublin version of Handel's Messiah.

Claire Martin and Carol Kidd, both early signings to the Linn label, have amassed enviable discographies; Claire Martin has established herself as a tour de force on the UK jazz scene winning at the British Jazz Awards seven times!

Representing Linn's commitment to home-grown Scottish talent are Maeve O'Boyle, Fiona Mackenzie and newcomer Amy Duncan, whose 2013 album ‘Cycles of Life' is a beautifully crafted album of quietly powerful songs.

Names Linn fans will be happy to see back on the bill include Hue & Cry, Ray Gelato Giants, Martin Taylor and Jon Strong.

The strength of Linn's classical catalogue is clear and resulted in the label being named Gramophone ‘Label of the Year' 2010.  The Palladian Ensemble, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Magnificat have enjoyed long associations with Linn, making memorable recordings whilst newer signings such as Katherine Bryan, Kuniko and Richard Tunnicliffe continue the high standard.

James Jolly (Gramophone) contributes booklet notes charting Linn's path to its 40th anniversary year. 

Studio Master sample rates

Please note that the original recordings incorporated in this compilation were made at a variety of different sample rates, depending on the technology available at the time of the recording.  To facilitate playing this compilation as a complete album, all the tracks have been  re-sampled to a standard 192kHz / 96kHz.

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