Annotation

The packaging mislabels the Incantations excerpt as being from Part One, when in fact it is the end of Part Two (including "The Song of Hiawatha")

Annotation last modified on 2011-12-24 22:32 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Tubular Bells, Part One
4.5 25:30
2 Tubular Bells, Part Two
4 23:21
3 Hergest Ridge (excerpt)
9:33
4 In dulci jubilo
4 2:51
5 Portsmouth
3 2:03
6 Vivaldi Concerto in C
3:53
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Ommadawn, Part One
4 19:18
2 On Horseback
4 3:26
3 William Tell Overture
3:56
4 Argiers
5 4:01
5 First Excursion
3 5:57
6 Sailor’s Hornpipe
1:35
7 Incantations, Part Two (excerpt)
12:20
8 Guilty
4:03
9 The Path
3:32
10 Blue Peter
2:08
11 Woodhenge
3 4:08
12 Punkadiddle (live)
5:38
13 Polka (live)
3:35
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Platinum, Parts 3 & 4
8:03
2 Arrival
5 2:47
3 Taurus 1
4 10:18
4 QE2
4 7:39
5 Wonderful Land
2:52
6 Sheba
3.5 3:33
7 Five Miles Out
5 4:18
8 Taurus 2 (excerpt)
8:00
9 Family Man
3:47
10 Mount Teidi
4:13
11 Waldberg (The Peak)
3:25
12 Crises (excerpt)
5:25
13 Moonlight Shadow
4.8 3:37
14 Foreign Affair
3 3:54
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Shadow on the Wall
5 5:10
2 Taurus 3
3 2:26
3 Crime of Passion
3:38
4 Jungle Gardenia
2:45
5 To France
3 4:44
6 Afghan
2:46
7 Tricks of the Light (instrumental)
3:56
8 Etude
3:07
9 Evacuation
1 5:13
10 Legend
2:24
11 Islands
3 4:19
12 The Wind Chimes, Part One
2:30
13 Flying Start
3 3:37
14 Magic Touch
3 4:14
15 Earth Moving
3 3:59
16 Far Country
3 4:25
17 Holy
3:46
18 Amarok (excerpt)
6:18
19 Heaven’s Open
4:28

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar [acoustic guitars], bass guitar, electric guitar [electric guitars], electronic organ [Lowery organ], farfisa [Farfisa organ], Hammond organ, piano, Spanish acoustic guitar and timpani [concert tympani]:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, electronic organ [Lowrey organ], farfisa [Farfisa organ], flageolet, glockenspiel, grand piano, guitar [speed guitar], mandoguitar [mandolin-like guitar], percussion [assorted percussion], tack piano [honky-tonk], tape [taped motor drive amplifier organ chord] and tubular bells:
Mike Oldfield (track 1)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 4)
guitar [fuzz guitars]:
Mike Oldfield (track 1)
guitar [guitars sounding like bagpipes]:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
electric guitar [speed elec. guitars]:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
foot percussion [feet], kortholt and recorder:
Les Penning (track 5)
snare drum:
William Murray (track 4)
accordion, acoustic guitar, bodhrán, mandolin, synthesizer and timpani:
Mike Oldfield (track 5)
arranger:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 4, 4–5, 5)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1–3)
conductor:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
engineer:
Paul Lindsay (track 5)
Phil Newell (track 4)
Mike Oldfield (track 4)
guest drums:
Steve Broughton (track 2)
guest flute [flutes]:
Jon Field (track 1)
guest double bass [string basses]:
Lindsay Cooper (Scottish male bass, cello and tuba player, performed with Strawbs) (track 1)
guest choir vocals [bootleg chorus]:
Manor Choir (track 2)
guest choir vocals [girlie chorus]:
Mundy Ellis (tracks 1–2)
Sally Oldfield (tracks 1–2)
guest choir vocals [nasal chorus]:
Nasal Choir (track 1)
guest other vocals [master of ceremonies]:
Vivian Stanshall (track 1)
other vocals [Piltdown Man]:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
producer:
Simon Heyworth (tracks 1–2)
Tom Newman (producer, guitarist) (tracks 1–2)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1975) (track 4)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2010) (tracks 4–5)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (track 4)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 4)
recorded at:
The Beacon (Mike Oldfield home studio) in Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom (1974-11) (track 4)
The Manor in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1975-10) (track 4)
Througham (1976-01) (track 5)
edits:
remixes:
Tubular Bells, Part One (2009 stereo mix) by Mike Oldfield (track 1)
Tubular Bells, Part Two (2009 stereo mix) by Mike Oldfield (track 2)
sampled by:
Gotta Lotta Love (Tubular Bells mix) by Ice‐T (track 1)
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)
later versions:
Commando 86 (track 1)
Mike Oldfield's Single (Theme from Mike Oldfield's album 'Tubular Bells') (track 2)
partial recording of:
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:
In dulci jubilo (instrumental) (track 4)
Portsmouth (track 5)
version of:
In dulci jubilo (macaronic of English and Latin) (track 4)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
acoustic guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 4)
bodhrán:
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
bouzouki:
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
recorder [recorders]:
Les Penning (track 4)
organ:
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
guitar:
Mike Oldfield (track 5)
electric guitar:
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
rattle:
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
xylophone:
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
grand piano and synthesizer:
David Bedford (track 5)
arranger:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 3–4, 6, 10, 13)
composer:
David Bedford (track 5)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 6, 13)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1–2, 4–12)
engineer:
Paul Lindsay (track 4)
Phil Newell (track 5)
Mike Oldfield (track 1)
guest vocals:
The Penrhos Kids (track 2)
lyricist:
William Murray (track 2)
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
producer:
Simon Heyworth (track 6)
Tom Newman (producer, guitarist) (track 6)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2010) (tracks 1, 4–5)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (track 1)
Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd. (1982) (track 12)
engineered at:
Througham (1976-01) (track 5)
recorded at:
Througham (1976-01) (track 4)
compiled in:
Ommadawn, Part Two / On Horseback (2010 stereo mix) by Mike Oldfield (track 2)
remixes:
Ommadawn, Part One (2010 5.1 surround mix) by Mike Oldfield (2010) (track 1)
Ommadawn, Part One (2010 stereo mix) by Mike Oldfield (2010) (track 1)
sampled by:
arrangement of:
arrangements:
is the basis for:
later versions:
Mike Oldfield's Single (Theme from Mike Oldfield's album 'Tubular Bells') (track 6)
live recording of:
Punkadiddle (track 12)
Polka (1980-04) (track 13)
part of:
Alice in Wonderland (1951 Disney animated film) (track 6)
Ommadawn (track 1)
partial recording of:
parts:
Harmonics (Tubular Bells) (track 6)
Peace (Tubular Bells) (track 6)
Bagpipe Guitars (Tubular Bells) (track 6)
Caveman (Tubular Bells) (track 6)
Ambient Guitars (Tubular Bells) (track 6)
recording of:
Argiers (track 4)
Blue Peter (track 10)
First Excursion (track 5)
Guilty (track 8)
Ommadawn, Part One (track 1)
On Horseback (track 2)
The Path (track 9)
William Tell Overture (Mike Oldfield arrangement) (track 3)
Woodhenge (track 11)

CD 3

acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 13)
bass guitar:
Phil Spalding (track 13)
bass guitar, drums, electric guitar, gong, mandolin, Northumbrian pipes, synthesizer, tambourine and timpani:
Mike Oldfield (track 4)
bass guitar, drums, electric guitar, harp, mandolin, percussion, Spanish acoustic guitar, synthesizer and vocoder:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
bass guitar, drum machine, drums, electric guitar, percussion, synthesizer and vocoder:
Mike Oldfield (track 6)
strings arranger:
Morris Pert (track 7)
drums:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 13)
synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 14)
banjo, bass guitar, drum machine, electric guitar, harp, mandolin, other instruments, percussion, piano, synthesizer, timpani and vocoder:
Mike Oldfield (track 3)
brass arranger:
David Hentschel (track 4)
guitar family and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 13)
additional arranger:
David Bedford (track 2)
additional conductor:
Martyn Ford (conductor) (track 7)
composer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 2)
Philip Glass (track 1)
David Hentschel (track 4)
Jerry Lordan (track 5)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 2)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1, 1, 3–4, 6–10, 12–14)
engineer:
Richard Mainwaring (track 10)
Tom Newman (producer, guitarist) (track 7)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 7, 9–10)
guest trumpet:
Guy Barker (track 4)
Raul D'Oliveira (track 4)
guest strings:
Richard Studt (track 2)
guest drums:
Graham Broad (track 7)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (tracks 3, 6)
Mike Frye (track 3)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 13)
guest drums and shakers:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 14)
guest drums and synthesizer:
David Hentschel (tracks 2, 4)
guest drums, tambourine and timpani:
Mike Frye (track 4)
guest synthesizer:
David Hentschel (track 3)
guest bass:
Phil Spalding (track 13)
guest percussion:
Carl Palmer (track 10)
guest tenor saxophone:
Philip Todd (brass player) (track 4)
guest trombone:
Paul Nieman (track 4)
guest choir vocals:
guest lead vocals:
Maggie Reilly (tracks 7, 9)
guest vocals:
David Hentschel (track 2)
Maggie Reilly (tracks 2–3, 6, 13–14)
lyricist:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 7, 9, 13–14)
Maggie Reilly (track 14)
performer:
Maggie Reilly (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Mike Oldfield (2013) (tracks 13–14)
producer:
David Hentschel (tracks 2, 5–6)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 13)
Tom Newman (producer, guitarist) (track 7)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 2, 5–7, 9–10, 13)
vocals:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
Maggie Reilly (track 13)
writer:
Tim Cross (track 9)
Rick Fenn (track 9)
Mike Frye (track 9)
Morris Pert (track 9)
Maggie Reilly (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (tracks 7, 9–10)
publisher:
edit of:
sampled by:
arrangement of:
Étoile Polaire (track 1)
cover recording of:
Arrival (track 2)
Wonderful Land (track 5)
later translated versions:
Nacht voll Schatten (track 13)
住家男人 (track 9)
月影 (track 13)
later versions:
Belle, belle (Daniel Balavoine song) (track 2)
J'aime (Michèle Torr song) (track 2)
part of:
Platinum (tracks 1, 1)
partial recording of:
Taurus 2 (track 8)
recording of:
Crises (track 12)
Family Man (track 9)
Five Miles Out (track 7)
Foreign Affair (track 14)
Moonlight Shadow (track 13)
Mount Teidi (track 10)
QE2 (track 4)
Sheba (track 6)
Taurus 1 (track 3)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4

recorded in:
England, United Kingdom (tracks 8–9)
Germany (tracks 8–9)
Switzerland (tracks 8–9)
acoustic bass guitar, bells, guitar family, mandolin, shakers and tambourine:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
drums and percussion:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 5)
synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 8–9)
guitar:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 8–9)
guitar and keyboard:
Mike Oldfield (track 16)
bass:
Phil Spalding (track 15)
guitar family and keyboard:
Mike Oldfield (track 15)
arranger:
Mike Oldfield (track 8)
composer:
Francisco Tárrega (track 8)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1–2, 2–6, 9–11, 13–19)
conductor:
Eberhard Schoener (tracks 8–9)
engineer:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 5, 8–9)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 5)
guest guitar:
Adrian Belew (track 16)
guest saxophone:
Raf Ravenscroft (track 15)
guest bells, drums, percussion, shakers and tambourine:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 2)
guest background vocals:
Jackie Challenor (track 15)
Lance Ellington (Strictly Come Dancing) (track 15)
Sonia Jones Morgan (track 15)
Keith Murrell (track 15)
Maggie Ryder (track 15)
Carl Wayne (track 15)
guest lead vocals:
Roger Chapman (track 1)
Nicky 'B' Bentley (track 15)
Barry Palmer (track 3)
Mark Willliamson (track 16)
guest vocals:
Jim Price (horn session musician) (track 14)
Maggie Reilly (track 5)
lyricist:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1, 3, 5, 11, 13–17, 19)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
David Bedford (tracks 8–9)
performer:
Roger Chapman (track 1)
Bonnie Tyler (track 11)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 5, 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Mike Oldfield (2013) (track 2)
producer:
Geoff Downes (track 14)
Tom Newman (producer, guitarist) (track 11)
Alan Shacklock (track 11)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 5, 8–9, 11, 13–14)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 5)
sound engineer:
Geoff Young (engineer) (tracks 8–9)
vocals:
Bonnie Tyler (track 11)
Kevin Ayers (track 13)
edit of:
Étude by Mike Oldfield (track 8)
edits:
is based on:
later translated parody versions:
later versions:
partial recording of:
Amarok (track 18)
Holy (track 17)
Taurus 3 (track 2)
recording of:
Afghan (track 6)
Crime of Passion (track 3)
Earth Moving (track 15)
Evacuation (track 9)
Far Country (track 16)
Flying Start (track 13)
Heaven’s Open (track 19)
Islands (track 11)
Jungle Gardenia (track 4)
Legend (track 10)
Magic Touch (track 14)
Shadow on the Wall (track 1)
Taurus 3 (track 2)
To France (track 5)
Étude (Mike Oldfield instrumental) (track 8)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/340605 [info]
Wikidata: Q5358924 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Elements Box [info]