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The Days of Wine and Roses

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The Days of Wine and Roses

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Henry Mancini
Producers:
RCA
genre:
Instrumental, Reissues

We gave it a B-

Henry Mancini Prolific composer/conductor Mancini was nominated for 70 Grammys (more than any other) and won 20. This three-CD set gathers 81 uneven recordings made from 1958 to 1977. Lush, sublimely melodic performances of the enduring hits ”Moon River” and ”Days of Wine and Roses” are interspersed with pleasant, unobtrusive movie and TV themes that make few demands of (and offer few rewards to) serious listeners. B-

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