50 Best British Classics

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  • Release Date: 5/22/2012
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099932735925
  • Catalog Number: 27359
  • Sales rank: 394,460

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Zadok the Priest, coronation anthem No. 1 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 258 - George Frideric Handel & Academy of Ancient Music (5:20)
  2. 2 If ye love me, anthem for 4 voices - Thomas Tallis & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (2:27)
  3. 3 Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven - John Goss & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (2:52)
  4. 4 Beati Quorum Via, Op. 38/3 - David Willcocks & Charles Villiers Stanford (3:09)
  5. 5 Psalm 23 "The Lord is my shepherd" - John Goss & David Willcocks (2:11)
  6. 6 Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Repton), anthem - Hubert Parry & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (3:55)
  7. 7 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus - David Willcocks & George Frideric Handel (4:24)
  8. 8 Ave verum corpus (also anthem: "O Lord, God of Israel"), motet for 4 voices (SATB) - David Willcocks & William Byrd (4:39)
  9. 9 Come Down, O Love Divine, hymn ("Down Ampney") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (3:42)
  10. 10 Requiem for chorus & orchestra: Requiem aeternam - John Rutter & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (5:36)
  11. 11 Hear my prayer, O Lord, anthem for chorus, violins & continuo, Z. 15 (unfinished) - Henry Purcell & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (2:11)
  12. 12 Abide with me (Tune: Eventide) - William Henry Monk & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (4:51)
  13. 13 Justorum animae (also anthem "Souls of the righteous"), motet for 5 voices (SSATB) - David Willcocks & William Byrd (2:54)
  14. 14 Psalm 67: God be merciful unto us, and bless us - Edward Bairstow & David Willcocks (2:06)
  15. 15 Song for Athene, for chorus - John Tavener & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (6:35)
  16. 16 The Old 100th Psalm ("All people that on earth do dwell"), for chorus, unison chorus, orchestra & organ - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (4:56)
  17. 17 O nata lux de lumine, motet (hymn) for 5 voices, P. 209 - Thomas Tallis & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (1:57)
  18. 18 The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, Is Ended (Tune: St. Clement) - Clement Cotterill Scholefield & John Rutter (3:19)
  19. 19 Faire Is the Heaven, for chorus - William H. Harris & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (5:09)
  20. 20 I Was Glad (Psalm 122), anthem for chorus & organ (or orchestra) - Hubert Parry & Cambridge University Musical Society (6:47)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: 1. Adagio - Moderato - Edward Elgar & John Barbirolli (8:00)
  2. 2 La Calinda, for orchestra (arrangement by Fenby of the dance from Act 2 of Koanga) - Frederick Delius & John Barbirolli (4:32)
  3. 3 The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Jupiter - Gustav Holst & Adrian Boult (7:55)
  4. 4 The Lark Ascending, romance for violin & orchestra - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Hugh Bean (14:43)
  5. 5 Crown Imperial, coronation march for orchestra - William Walton & David Bell (8:33)
  6. 6 Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36: Nimrod - Edward Elgar & Adrian Boult (3:56)
  7. 7 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell), for speaker ad lib & orchestra, Op. 34: Theme and Fugue - Benjamin Britten & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (4:36)
  8. 8 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, for 2 string orchestras - Ralph Vaughan Williams & John Barbirolli (16:13)
  9. 9 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, for orchestra in D major, Op. 39/1 - Edward Elgar & Vernon Handley (6:00)
  10. 10 Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra) - Hubert Parry & Goldsmiths' Choral Union (2:46)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Elizabethan Serenade, for orchestra - Ronald Binge (3:29)
  2. 2 Calling All Workers, march for orchestra - Eric Coates & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (3:07)
  3. 3 Dusk, for voice & piano - Cecil Armstrong Gibbs & Vivian Dunn (3:30)
  4. 4 Country Gardens, folk song for orchestra (arrangement not by Grainger) (BFMS 22) - Percy Grainger & Vivian Dunn (2:13)
  5. 5 Warsaw Concerto for piano & orchestra (for the film "Dangerous Moonlight"/"Suicide Squadron"): Opening - Richard Addinsell & Daniel Adni (3:31)
  6. 6 H. M. S. Pinafore (The Lass that Loved a Sailor), operetta: Overture - Arthur Sullivan & Pro Arte Orchestra (4:26)
  7. 7 Shepherd's Hey!, folk song for orchestra (BFMS 16) - Percy Grainger & Vivian Dunn (2:09)
  8. 8 The Dream of Olwen, for piano & orchestra (From the film "The Way to the Stars") - Charles Williams & Daniel Adni (3:58)
  9. 9 Knightsbridge, march - Eric Coates & Charles Groves (4:17)
  10. 10 In a Monastery Garden for chorus & orchestra - Albert W. Ketèlbey & Ambrosian Singers (5:35)
  11. 11 Murder on the Orient Express, film score: Waltz - Richard Rodney Bennett & Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden (2:31)
  12. 12 The Watermill, for oboe, harp & strings - Ronald Binge & Vivian Dunn (3:59)
  13. 13 Spitfire Prelude & Fugue, for orchestra (from film score "The First of the Few") - William Walton & William Walton (7:58)
  14. 14 By the Sleepy Lagoon, valse serenade for orchestra - Eric Coates & London Symphony Orchestra (3:04)
  15. 15 The Yeomen of the Guard (The Merryman and his Maid), operetta: Overture - Arthur Sullivan & Pro Arte Orchestra (5:30)
  16. 16 Barwick Green, for orchestra - Arthur Wood & Sidney Torch (2:47)
  17. 17 The Devil's Galop, for orchestra (theme for the radio series Dick Barton: Special Agent) - Charles Williams & Charles Williams (2:48)
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