Blue Tango: Platinum Collection

Leroy Anderson

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Blue Tango: Platinum Collection Review

by Eric Schneider

This budget-priced collection presents many of Leroy Anderson’s best-known orchestral-pop compositions. Along with the elegant title track, which became a massive hit in the early 1950s, the compilation includes “The Syncopated Clock,” a playful piece with time-keeping sounds, and the gleeful Yuletide number “Sleigh Ride,” giving newcomers a good sense of the New England-based composer’s highly entertaining work.

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