Anthems: Music To Inspire a Nation

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Released to 'inspire the nation' on the eve of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the 2012 Olympic Games, this album from Britain's favourite poperatic tenor features rousing patriotic anthems from all corners of the UK. The collection takes in hymns, folk songs and classical works, including a setting of Rudyard Kipling's famous inspirational poem "If" to Elgar's "Nimrod."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Released to 'inspire the nation' on the eve of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the 2012 Olympic Games, this album from Britain's favourite poperatic tenor features rousing patriotic anthems from all corners of the UK. The collection takes in hymns, folk songs and classical works, including a setting of Rudyard Kipling's famous inspirational poem "If" to Elgar's "Nimrod."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/3/2012
  • Label: Masterworks
  • UPC: 886919916829
  • Catalog Number: 199168
  • Sales rank: 5,171

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Race to the End (4:16)
  2. 2 Swing Low (3:00)
  3. 3 We Are the Champions (3:36)
  4. 4 World in Union (4:04)
  5. 5 Abide with Me (4:11)
  6. 6 Danny Boy (4:34)
  7. 7 White Cliffs of Dover (3:43)
  8. 8 Calon Lan (3:16)
  9. 9 Jerusalem (2:36)
  10. 10 Flower of Scotland (4:00)
  11. 11 Land of Hope and Glory (3:38)
  12. 12 Nimrod (3:32)
  13. 13 Proud (4:42)
  14. 14 God Save the Queen (0:51)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Russell Watson Primary Artist, Vocals
Vera Lynn Vocals
Pride of Murray Pipe Band Band
Richard Cottle Piano, Conductor, Keyboards, tin whistle
English Chamber Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Donald Fraser Conductor
Nick Ingman Conductor
Robert Emery Conductor
Steven Vintner Percussion
Miriam Grey Background Vocals
Synergy Vocals Choir, Chorus
Shena Winchester Background Vocals
Lizzie Ball Violin
Angela Brooks Background Vocals
Fron Male Voice Choir Choir, Chorus
William Hayward Conductor
Tommy Blazie Background Vocals
Nicola Moloney Background Vocals
Joe Cottle Keyboards
Arts Symphonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
Edward Elgar Composer
Gustav Holst Original Material
Hubert Parry Composer
Jon Anderson Lyricist
Freddie Mercury Composer
Charlie Skarbek Composer
William Blake Text
Nicholas Dodd Arranger, Orchestration, Choral Adaptation
John Cohen Arranger
Richard Cottle Arranger, Programming, Orchestration
Tony Cousins Mastering
Donald Fraser Arranger, Producer
Nick Ingman Arranger, Orchestration, Choral Adaptation
Walter Kent Composer
Vangelis Composer
Nick Patrick Arranger, Producer
Peter-John Vettese Composer
Geoff Foster Engineer
William Henry Monk Composer
Rudyard Kipling Text
José-Luis Garcia Orchestra Leader
Roy Williamson Composer
Henry Francis Lyte Text
Arthur Benson Lyricist
Nat Burton Songwriter
Heather Small Composer
Micaela Haslam Vocal Conductor
Daniel James Songwriter
Grant Ainsworth Engineering
Traditional Spiritual Composer
William Hayward Orchestration, Choral Adaptation
Frederick Edward Weatherly Composer, Lyricist
Russell Watson Arranger, Liner Notes
Anonymous Composer
John Hughes Composer
Chris Fielding Engineer
Ryan Laubscher Underscoring
Paul Marc Mitchell Art Direction
Joe Cottle Programming
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