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Plays the Music of Oasis

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Sounds like a screwball idea, doesn’t it? Draping pub sing-alongs in orchestral-scored finery? And adding tubas, trumpets, and trombones to approximate that patented Liam Gallagher sneer? But the overall tone of The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Plays the Music of Oasis is so playful, so reverent of brother Noel’s Beatlesque muse, the set actually works. The last Oasis resistance — the elevators of the world — will soon surrender. B