Annotation

Box set including 6xCD housed in single cardboard sleeves.

Tubular Bells (Disc 1 catalog number): 370 524-9
Hergest Ridge (Disc 2 catalog number): 370 525-1
Ommadawn (Disc 3 catalog number(: 370 525-3
Incantations (Disc 4 catalog number): 370 526-2
Platinum (Disc 5 catalog number): 370 542-3
QE2 (Disc 6 catalog number): 370 566-3

Annotation last modified on 2016-11-20 18:37 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: Tubular Bells
# Title Rating Length
1 Tubular Bells, Part One
3 26:01
2 Tubular Bells, Part Two
2 23:17
3 Mike Oldfield’s Single
4 3:56
4 Sailor’s Hornpipe (original version with Viv Stanshall)
1 2:48
CD 2: Hergest Ridge
# Title Rating Length
1 Hergest Ridge, Part One
19:22
2 Hergest Ridge, Part Two
18:50
3 In Dulci Jubilo (For Maureen)
2:47
4 Spanish Tune
3:11
CD 3: Ommadawn
# Title Rating Length
1 Ommadawn, Part One
4 19:06
2 Ommadawn, Part Two / On Horseback
4 17:25
3 In Dulce Jubilo
4 2:53
4 First Excursion
3 5:55
5 Argiers
5 4:00
6 Portsmouth
3 2:01
CD 4: Incantations
# Title Rating Length
1 Incantations, Part One
4 19:09
2 Incantations, Part Two
4 19:35
3 Incantations, Part Three
4 17:00
4 Incantations, Part Four
4 17:04
5 Guilty
4:14
CD 5: Platinum
# Title Rating Length
1 Platinum, Part 1: Airborne
4.5 5:06
2 Platinum, Part 2: Platinum
4.5 6:06
3 Platinum, Part 3: Charleston
4 3:17
4 Platinum, Part 4: North Star / Platinum Finale
4.5 4:44
5 Woodhenge
3 4:05
6 Into Wonderland
4 3:46
7 Punkadiddle
4 5:46
8 I Got Rhythm
4 4:48
9 Platinum (live studio session)
5:12
10 North Star (2012 Mike Oldfield remix)
8:09
11 Blue Peter
2:09
CD 6: QE2
# Title Rating Length
1 Taurus 1
4 10:16
2 Sheba
3.5 3:33
3 Conflict
3.5 2:52
4 Arrival
5 2:50
5 Wonderful Land
5 3:38
6 Mirage
5 4:41
7 QE2 / QE2 Finale
4 7:38
8 Celt
4 3:05
9 Molly
4 1:20
10 Polka
3:39
11 Wonderful Land (single version)
2:54
12 Shiva
3:35

Credits

CD 1: Tubular Bells

composer:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1–3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
guest oboe:
Lindsay Cooper (English female bassoon, oboe, piano, flute player, political activist) (track 3)
guest spoken vocals:
Viv Stanshall (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2009) (tracks 1–4)
remix of:
arrangements:
Tubular Bells (Bergmann arrangement for 2 pianos, 2 synthesizers, or 4 pianos) (track 1)
Tubular Bells (Bergmann arrangement for 2 pianos, percussion, and chorus) (track 1)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Commando 86 (track 1)
Mike Oldfield's Single (Theme from Mike Oldfield's album 'Tubular Bells') (track 2)
part of:
Alice in Wonderland (1951 Disney animated film) (track 4)
parts:
Harmonics (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Fast Guitars (Tubular Bells) (track 1)
Peace (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Bagpipe Guitars (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Basses (Tubular Bells) (track 1)
Caveman (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Latin (Tubular Bells) (track 1)
A Minor Tune (Tubular Bells) (track 1)
Ambient Guitars (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Blues (Tubular Bells) (track 1)
Thrash (Tubular Bells) (track 1)
Jazz (Tubular Bells) (track 1)
Ghost Bells (Tubular Bells) (track 1)
Russian (Tubular Bells) (track 1)
Finale (Tubular Bells) (track 1)
recording of:
Mike Oldfield's Single (Theme from Mike Oldfield's album 'Tubular Bells') (track 3)
version of:

CD 2: Hergest Ridge

arranger:
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
composer:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1–2, 4, 4)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (track 3)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 3)
later versions:
partial recording of:
recording of:
In dulci jubilo (instrumental) (track 3)
Spanish Tune (track 4)
version of:
In dulci jubilo (macaronic of English and Latin) (track 3)

CD 3: Ommadawn

acoustic guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 5)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
recorder [recorders]:
Les Penning (track 5)
guitar:
Mike Oldfield (track 4)
foot percussion [feet], kortholt and recorder:
Les Penning (track 6)
snare drum:
William Murray (track 3)
accordion, acoustic guitar, bodhrán, mandolin, synthesizer and timpani:
Mike Oldfield (track 6)
grand piano and synthesizer:
David Bedford (track 4)
arranger:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 3, 3, 5–6, 6)
composer:
David Bedford (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1–2, 2, 4–5)
engineer:
Paul Lindsay (tracks 5–6)
Phil Newell (tracks 3–4)
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
lyricist:
William Murray (track 2)
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
mixer:
Mike Oldfield (2010) (tracks 1–2)
producer:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 3–6)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1975) (track 3)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2010) (tracks 1–6)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (tracks 1–3)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 3)
Oldfield Music Ltd. (tracks 1–3)
engineered at:
Througham (1976-01) (track 4)
recorded at:
The Beacon (Mike Oldfield home studio) in Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom (1974-11) (track 3)
The Manor in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1975-10) (track 3)
Througham (1976-01) (tracks 5–6)
compilation of:
remix of:
Ommadawn, Part One by Mike Oldfield (2010) (track 1)
part of:
Ommadawn (tracks 1–2)
recording of:
Argiers (track 5)
First Excursion (track 4)
In dulci jubilo (instrumental) (track 3)
Ommadawn, Part One (track 1)
Ommadawn, Part Two (track 2)
On Horseback (track 2)
Portsmouth (track 6)
version of:
In dulci jubilo (macaronic of English and Latin) (track 3)

CD 4: Incantations

trumpet:
Mike Laird (tracks 1–4)
drums:
Jabula (tracks 1–4)
flute:
Sebastian Bell (tracks 1–4)
Terry Oldfield (tracks 1–4)
vibraphone:
Pierre Moerlen (track 4)
chorus master:
David Bedford (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1–5)
conductor:
David Bedford (tracks 1–4)
guest drums and vibraphone:
Pierre Moerlen (track 4)
producer:
Mike Oldfield (track 5)
vocals:
Sally Oldfield (tracks 1–4)
Maddy Prior (tracks 1–4)
edits:
recording of:
Guilty (track 5)

CD 5: Platinum

arranger:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 4, 11)
composer:
Philip Glass (tracks 4, 10)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1, 1–2, 2–3, 3–7, 9–11)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 8)
guest lead vocals:
Wendy Roberts (track 8)
guest vocals:
Wendy Roberts (track 6)
lyricist:
Mike Oldfield (track 6)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 8)
producer:
Philip R. Newell (producer) (track 8)
Tom Newman (producer, guitarist) (tracks 1–3)
publisher:
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 8)
remix of:
remixes:
arrangement of:
Étoile Polaire (tracks 4, 10)
arrangements:
I Got Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 8)
I Got Rhythm (for brass ensemble, Harvey) (track 8)
cover recording of:
I Got Rhythm (track 8)
is based on:
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
I hob Rhythmus (track 8)
live recording of:
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 8)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 8)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 8)
Platinum (tracks 1–4, 9–10)
partial recording of:
Platinum (tracks 1–3)
parts:
recording of:
Blue Peter (track 11)
Into Wonderland (track 6)
Punkadiddle (track 7)
Woodhenge (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
The Rhythm Series (track 8)

CD 6: QE2

acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, synthesizer, timpani, vibraphone and vocoder:
Mike Oldfield (track 6)
bass guitar and electric guitar:
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
bass guitar, drums, electric guitar, gong, mandolin, Northumbrian pipes, synthesizer, tambourine and timpani:
Mike Oldfield (track 7)
bass guitar, drums, electric guitar, mandolin, marimba, Spanish acoustic guitar, synthesizer and vibraphone:
Mike Oldfield (track 5)
bass guitar, drums, electric guitar, harp, mandolin, percussion, Spanish acoustic guitar, synthesizer and vocoder:
Mike Oldfield (track 4)
bass guitar, electric guitar and vocoder:
Mike Oldfield (track 9)
bass guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 8)
bass guitar, drum machine, drums, electric guitar, percussion, synthesizer and vocoder:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
banjo, bass guitar, drum machine, electric guitar, harp, mandolin, other instruments, percussion, piano, synthesizer, timpani and vocoder:
Mike Oldfield (track 1)
brass arranger:
David Hentschel (tracks 6–7)
additional arranger:
David Bedford (tracks 4–5)
arranger:
Mike Oldfield (track 10)
composer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 4)
David Hentschel (track 7)
Jerry Lordan (tracks 5, 11)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1–3, 6–9)
guest trumpet:
Guy Barker (tracks 6–7)
Raul D'Oliveira (tracks 6–7)
guest strings:
Richard Studt (tracks 4–5)
guest drums:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (tracks 1–2)
Mike Frye (track 1)
Morris Pert (track 3)
guest drums and vocoder:
Mike Frye (track 6)
guest drums and synthesizer:
David Hentschel (tracks 4, 7)
guest drums and timpani:
Mike Frye (track 3)
guest drums, tambourine and timpani:
Mike Frye (track 7)
guest drums, percussion and timpani:
Mike Frye (track 8)
guest synthesizer:
David Hentschel (track 1)
guest piano and synthesizer:
Tim Cross (tracks 3, 8)
guest drum machine and synthesizer:
David Hentschel (track 5)
guest tenor saxophone:
Philip Todd (brass player) (tracks 6–7)
guest trombone:
Paul Nieman (tracks 6–7)
guest choir vocals:
guest vocals:
David Hentschel (track 4)
Maggie Reilly (tracks 1–2, 4, 8)
lyricist:
Tim Cross (track 8)
mixer:
Mike Oldfield (track 12)
producer:
David Hentschel (tracks 2, 4, 11)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 2, 4, 11)
vocals:
Mike Oldfield (track 4)
publisher:
edit of:
edits:
cover recording of:
Arrival (track 4)
Wonderful Land (tracks 5, 11)
later versions:
Belle, belle (Daniel Balavoine song) (track 4)
J'aime (Michèle Torr song) (track 4)
live recording of:
Polka (track 10)
recording of:
Celt (track 8)
Conflict (track 3)
Mirage (track 6)
Molly (track 9)
QE2 (track 7)
Sheba (track 2)
Taurus 1 (track 1)