Collaborations (180gm includes download card)

~ Release by Mike Oldfield (see all versions of this release, 1 available)


First standalone release of album originally included in “Boxed” boxset in 1976.
180 gram vinyl, includes download.
Timings given on back cover with credits for each track.

Some tracks were written by and feature David Bedford although whole album is credited to Mike Oldfield.

Annotation last modified on 2017-01-20 13:48 .


12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 The Phaeacian Games
A2 Extract From “Star’s End”
A3 The Rio Grande
B1 First Excursion
3 5:56
B2 Argiers
5 3:59
B3 Portsmouth
3 2:02
B4 In Dulci Jubilo
4 2:49
B5 Speak (Tho You Only Say Farewell)


12" Vinyl 1

acoustic guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track B2)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track B4)
electric bass guitar and guitar:
Mike Oldfield (track A2)
recorder [recorders]:
Les Penning (track B2)
synthesizer [ARP synthesiser]:
David Bedford (track A1)
synthesizer [string synthesiser]:
David Bedford (track A1)
David Bedford (track A3)
Mike Oldfield (tracks A1, A3–B1)
electric piano:
David Bedford (track A1)
Chris Cutler (track A2)
foot percussion [feet], kortholt and recorder:
Les Penning (track B3)
snare drum:
William Murray (track B4)
accordion, acoustic guitar, bodhrán, mandolin, synthesizer and timpani:
Mike Oldfield (track B3)
grand piano:
David Bedford (tracks A1, A3, B5)
grand piano and synthesizer:
David Bedford (track B1)
grand piano, piano and synthesizer:
David Bedford (track A1)
additional conductor:
Vernon Handley (track A2)
additional orchestra:
Mike Oldfield (tracks B2–B3, B3–B4, B4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track B3)
David Bedford (tracks A1–A2, B1)
Mike Oldfield (tracks B1–B2)
Martin Adam (track A1)
David Bedford (track A1)
Paul Lindsay (tracks B2–B3)
Phil Newell (tracks B1, B4)
Mike Oldfield (tracks B4–B5)
Peter Jenner (track A1)
David Bedford (track A2)
Mike Oldfield (tracks A2, B1–B5)
David Bedford (track B5)
Mike Oldfield (track B5)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1975) (track B4)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2010) (tracks B1–B4)
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (track B4)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track B4)
Oldfield Music Ltd. (track B4)
engineered at:
Througham (1976-01) (track B1)
recorded at:
The Beacon (Mike Oldfield home studio) in Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom (1974-11) (tracks B4–B5)
The Manor in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1975-10) (track B4)
Througham (1976-01) (tracks B2–B3)
is based on:
Star’s End (track A2)
recording of:
Argiers (track B2)
First Excursion (track B1)
In dulci jubilo (instrumental) (track B4)
Portsmouth (track B3)
The Phaeacian Games (track A1)
version of:
In dulci jubilo (macaronic of English and Latin) (track B4)