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Opus One – Música

“Opus No. 1” is a popular song, composed in 1943 by Sy Oliver, with lyrics by Sid Garris. The tune is often titled “Opus One”, or “Opus #1”. It has become a standard song in the swing, jazz and big band repertoire.
The song was a big hit for the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra in 1944.

Opus One by Tommy Dorsey & Orchestra on 1944 Victor 78

Song of India – Música

Song of India” is a popular song adapted from an aria from Rimsky-Korsakov’s 1896 opera Sadko. In January 1937, Tommy Dorsey recorded an instrumental jazz arrangement featuring Bunny Berigan on trumpet, which became a jazz standard.

Tommy Dorsey Orchestra “Song of India” 1938