Tommy Reilly's Discography - CDs and featured artist recordings

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  • CDs
    • Serenade - Chandos - CHAN 8486 - Bulgarian Wedding Dance (Moody), Pavane Op. 50 (Faure), Romance (Faure), Norwegian Dance no. 2 (Grieg), Adagietto (George Martin), Aviator (David Reilly), Serenade (Tommy Reilly), Sonata (Handel, arr. Moody), Au bord de l‘eau (Faure), Bruyeres (Debussy), On Wings of Song (Mendelssohn), My Lagan Love (trad., arr. Tommy Reilly), Two Beatle Girls (Lennon-McCartney, Martin) - with the Academy of St. Martin-in-the Fields Chamber Ensemble - (1986)

    • Tommy Reilly and Skaila Kanga Play British Folk-Songs - Chandos - CHAN 8559 - Skye Boat Song, Early One Morning, Blow the Wind Southerly, Scarboro‘ Fair, Londonderry Air, Trotting to the Fair, Drink to me only, Kathleen Mavoureen, Morning has broken, The Lark in the Clear Air, Cherry Ripe, Ash Grove, David of the White Rock, Keel Row, Ye Banks and Braes, Endearing Young Charms, Dashing away with the Smoothing Iron, My Love is like a Red, Red Rose, She moved thro‘ the Fair, The Rising of the Lark - arranged by Skaila Kanga - with Skaila Kanga, Harp - (1987)

    • Works for Harmonica and Orchestra - Chandos - CHAN 8617 - Romance (Ralph Vaughan Williams), Concertino (Vilem Tausky), Little Suite (James Moody), Five Pieces (Gordon Jacob) - with the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, conducted by Sir Neville Marriner - originally on the Argo label (ZRG 856) - (1988)

    • Thanks for the memory - Chandos - CHAN 8645 - Over the Rainbow (Arlen), Medley: There‘s a Small Hotel (Rodgers-Hart), Once in a While (Green-Edwards), A Pretty Girl is like a Melody (Berlin), I‘ll Follow my Secret - Heart (Coward), In a Sentimental Mood (Ellington), Medley: A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (Sherwin- Maschwitz), Dancing on the Ceiling (Rodgers-Hart), Love is the Sweetest Thing (Noble), Misty (Garner), Medley: Goodnight Vienna (May), I am Getting Sentimental over You (Bassman), The Way you Look Tonight (Kern), Sweet and Lovely (Arnheim-Tobias-Lemare), Medley: When you Wish upon a Star (Harline-Washington), Because I Love You (Berlin), I‘m a Dreamer (DeSylva-Brown- Henderson), Smoke gets in Your Eyes (Kern), Medley: A Room with a View (Coward), Tenderly (Lawrence-Grosz), The Breeze and I (Lecuona), Thanks for the Memory (Rainger-Robin), Medley: Getting to Know You (Rodgers-Hammerstein), September Song (Weill-Anderson), Someday I‘ll Find You (Coward), Body and Soul (Green), Medley: One Night of Love (Schertzinger), The Very Thought of You (Noble), Love Walked In (Gershwin) - with James Moody, piano - (1988)

    • Tommy Reilly, Skaila Kanga, harp, Hindar Quartet - Chandos - CHAN 8802 - Divertimento for harmonica and string quartet (Gordon Jacob), Suite dans le style francais (James Moody), Quintet for harmonica and string quartet (James Moody) - with the Hindar Quartet und Skaila Kanga, harp - originally released in 1975 on the Argo label (ZDA 206) and in 1981 on the Philips label (9500 997)- 1990

    • Serenade, vol 2 - Chandos - CHAN 6568 - Spanish Dance No.2 (Moszkowski), Siciliano (Bach), Ballet Music from „Faust“ (Gounod), Aria from „Bachianas Brasileiras“ no.5 (Villa-Lobos), La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin (Debussy), Allegro (Fiocco), Gymnopedie no.1 (Satie), Gavotte en Rondeau (Bach, arr. Reilly), The Fog is Lifting from the Play „The Mother“ (Nielsen), Pizzicato from „Sylvia“ (Delibes), Meditation de Thäis (Massenet), Merrily-Go-Round (Kanga), Estrellita (Ponce), Eastern Motif (Kanga), Gavotte from „Mignon“(Thomas), Ave Maria (Bach-Gounod), Elegy (Fisher), Sleepy Shores (Pearson), Song in the Night (Salzedo), Canzonetta (Kanga), Valsentino (Reilly), Cavatina (Myers) - with Skaila Kanga, harp - (1992)

    • Tommy Reilly Plays Harmonica Concertos and Virtuoso Works - Chandos - CHAN 9248 - Concerto for Harmonica and Orchestra (Michael Spivakovsky) - with the Münchner Rundfunkorchester, cond. Charles Gerhardt - Concerto for Harmonica and Orchestra (Malcolm Arnold) - with the Basel Radio Sinfonieorchester, cond. Cedric Dumont - Concerto for Harmonica and Orchestra (Heitor Villa-Lobos) - with the Rundfunkorchester des Südwestfunks, cond. Emmerich Smola - Toledo, Spanish Fantasy for Harmonica and Orchestra (James Moody) - with the Münchner Rundfunkorchester, cond. Robert Farnon - Prelude and Dance for Harmonica and Orchestra (Robert Farnon) - with Robert Farnon and his orchestra - (1993)

    • Classique Nostalgie: Harmonica Recital - London (Japan) - POCL-3683 - Waltz in D-flat Major, op. 64 no.1 (Chopin), Jasmin (Hazell), Popular Song (Walton), Air and Rondo (Händel), Fair Maid of Perth (Bizet), Cancion y Danza (Mompou), Italien Dance (Dring), The Swan (Saint-Saens), Humoresque (Reizenstein), Chanson Russe (Stravinsky), Sonatine (Scarlatti), Gymnopedie no. 1 (Satie), Trotting to the Fair, (trad., arr. Moody), Sonatina (Saunders) - - with James Moody, piano, and Skaila Kanga, harp - it is a Japanese release of "Harmonica Recital“, Argo ZK 55 - (1994)

    • Tommy Reilly - Classic People (Korea) - CPCD-07 - Scarborough Fair (trad., arr. Kanga), Kathleen Mavoureen (trad., arr. Moody), David of the White Rock (trad., arr. Kanga), Pavane (Fauré, arr. Langford), Norwegian Dance no.2 (Grieg, arr. Langford), On Wings of Song (Mendelssohn, arr. Langford), One Night of Love (Schertzinger), The Very Thought of You (Noble), Love Walked In (Gershwin), In a Sentimental Mood (Ellington), Concertino for Harmonica and Orchestra: 1st Movement (Vilem Tausky), Little Suite for Harmonica and Orchestra: Cantilena (James Moody), Harmonica Quintet: 3rd Movement (James Moody) - with Skaila Kanga, harp, Academy of St. Martin-in-the- Fields Chamber Ensemble, James Moody, piano, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, conducted by Sir Neville Marriner - (1995)

    • Harmonica Parisien - Sterndale Records STE 3461 - La Vie en Rose (Louiguy-Piaf), Plaisir d‘amour (Martini), Sous le ciel de Paris (Giraud-Brun), Quand je reviendrai (Rey), J‘attendrai (Olivieri, Rastelli, Poterat), Clopin Clopant (Coquatrix-Dudan-Goell), Les feuilles mortes (Kosma-Prevert), Moulin Rouge (Auric-Larue), La Ronde de L‘Amour (Straus-Ducreux), Hymne à L‘Amour (Monnot-Piaf), Le Mer (Trenet-Lasry), Les trois cloches (Villard), Valsentino (T. Reilly), Shadow Valse (Dubois), Le Grisbi (Wiener-Lanjean-Parsons), Un Homme et une Femme (Lai-Barouh), Loin du Bal (Gillet), La Mattchiche (Borel-Briolette-Lelievre), Poupée Valsante (Poldini-Kreisler), Objet d‘art (Holland), Berceuse (Fauré), I‘ll remember today (Piaf-Engvick), La Petite Tonkinoise (Scotto-Christine) - Title 1-12: Tommy Reilly and his orchestra, the remaining: with different accompaniments - (1999)

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  • Featured artist recordings and DVDs
    • Midnight Cowboy (Barry) - Polydor - NH 59323 - with John Scott and his orchestra - (1969)

    • Valdres March (Hanssen, arr. Richards), Memories (D. Reilly-Durham) - Polydor - 2052 001 - (1969)

    • The Music of Robert Farnon - Polydor - 2382 008 - Prelude and Dance for Harmonica and Orchestra, with Robert Farnon and his orchestra. Also on the Baby Grand label (SE 1047) - (1971)

    • Quand je reviendrai (Rey), Les Trois Cloches (Villard) - Decca - FR 13274 - Tommy Reilly and his orchestra - (1971)

    • The Entertainer (Joplin), Turkey Trot (M. Martin) - Polydor - 2052 101 - with Kaare Ørnung, piano - (1974)

    • Bing Crosby reading Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain - Argo - ZSW 561-3 - with music, written by David Reilly and played by Tommy Reilly, David Reilly, Billy Bell and Chris Hazell - 1976

    • Flåklypa Grand Prix (film soundtrack) - Polydor - 2382 066 - Music by Bent Fabricius-Bjerre and played by Tommy Reilly - (1976)

    • Tarka the Otter (Film-Soundtrack) - Argo - ZSW 613 - Music by David Fanshawe, played by Tommy Reilly and his ensemble - (1979)

    • Winnetou Melodien - Teldec - 6.24965 AS - Old Shatterhand-Melodie, Apanatschi, Winnetou Melodie, Grand Canyon-Melodie, Chinla-River-Song (Böttcher) - with the Münchner Rundfunkorchester, conducted by Martin Böttcher - also on CD - (1981)

    • Siesta - SCD 15069 - GRCD 4140 - CD by Sigmund Groven with Tommy Reilly as guest: Serenade, aus dem Trio D-Dur, op. 8 no. 1 (Beethoven, arr. Moody-Bjerkestrand) with Sigmund Groven, 2nd Harmonica, Ivar Anton Waagaard, piano, and Kjetil Bjerkestrand, synthesizer - (1993)
    • Bernard Herrmann: "Night Digger" - Scenario Macabre for Orchestra (Filmmusik) - X (Australia) - LXCD 12 - with Sessions of London, conducted by Bernard Herrmann - (1994)

    • André Gagnon: Romantique - Star (Canada) - STR-CD-8057 - Le pianiste envolé (Gagnon) - - with the National Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. John Coleman - (1994)

    • Concerto for Harmonica and Orchestra, op. 46 (Malcolm Arnold) - BBC Radio Classics - BBCRD 9103 - "Walton, Grainger, Smetana, Borodin, Arnold" - with the BBC Concert Orchestra, cond. Henry Krips - (1995)

    • Serenade for unaccompanied Harmonica (Tommy Reilly) - BBC Radio - BBCRD 9115 - "Walton, Arnold, Farnon, Coates“- (1995)

    • The Navy Lark: Trade Wind Hornpipe (James Moody- Tommy Reilly), The Grove Family: Family Joke (Erik Spear) - EMI Premier - 7243 83499625 - "Vintage Themes from British Radio, Television & the Newsreels" - with Orchestra, conducted by James Moody and Eric Spear - (1996)

    • I godt lag - Sonet - SCD 15102, later Grappa - GRCD 4142 - CD by Sigmund Groven with Tommy Reilly as guest: Duettino (Fried Walter), with Sigmund Groven, 2nd harmonica, and the Berliner Rundfunkorchester, conducted by Fried Walter - Three Irish Airs (trad., arr. James Moody) - with Sigmund Groven, 2nd harmonica, and Kaare Ørnung, piano - (1996)

This information is taken from a range of sources including our own collection and the extensive listing in Uwe Warschkow's excellent book Harmonica Lessons with Tommy Reilly, produced with the help of Sigmund Groven.

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