British Composers: A Celebration

British Composers: A Celebration

     
 

Product Details

Release Date:
05/03/2011
Label:
Warner Classics
UPC:
5099909548022
catalogNumber:
95480

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Wand of Youth, Suite No.1, for orchestra, Op. 1a: Sun Dance

    • Edward Elgar
    • Lawrance Collingwood
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Sun Dance  (02:38)
  2. Marigold, a syncopated impression for piano  - Billy Mayerl  - Richard Rodney Bennett  - Jodocus Hondius  (02:57)
  3. Saint Nicholas, cantata for tenor, treble, choruses & orchestra, Op. 42: 2. The Birth of Nicolas

    • Benjamin Britten
    • David Willcocks
    • Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
    • Choir of King's College, Cambridge
    • Ian Hare
    • Bruce Russell
    • Robert Tear
    • Andrew Davis
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 2. The Birth of Nicolas  (02:44)
  4. String quartet No. 3 ("In Gloucestershire"): 2. Fairly quick, but always rhythmical

    • Herbert Howells
    • Britten String Quartet
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 2. Fairly quick, but always rhythmical  (02:05)
  5. Symphony No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 55: 4. Allegro molto (excerpt)

    • Edward Elgar
    • Adrian Boult
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 4. Allegro molto (excerpt)  (01:40)
  6. Troilus and Cressida, opera in 3 acts: Act 2. From isle to isle chill waters (excerpt)

    • William Walton
    • William Walton
    • Richard Lewis
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra
    • Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Act 2. From isle to isle chill waters (excerpt)  (02:43)
  7. Dance Scenes: 4. Molto allegro (conclusion)

    • Nicholas Maw
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra
    • Daniel Harding
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 4. Molto allegro (conclusion)  (02:33)
  8. Ave Maria gratia plena, motet for chorus, Op. 2/2  - Edward Elgar  - Harry Bramma  -  Worcester Cathedral Choir  - Christopher Robinson  - Jodocus Hondius  (02:45)
  9. Triumph of Neptune, ballet: 7. Hornpipe

    • Berners
    • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Barry Wordsworth
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 7. Hornpipe  (01:38)
  10. Dies Natalis, cantata for soprano (or tenor) & string orchestra, Op. 8: 2. Rhapsody (opening)

    • Gerald Finzi
    • Wilfred Brown
    • English Chamber Orchestra
    • Christopher Finzi
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 2. Rhapsody (opening)  (02:35)
  11. Symphony No. 5 in D major: 3. Romanza (excerpt)

    • Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra
    • Christopher Finzi
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 3. Romanza (excerpt)  (01:59)
  12. Blest Pair of Sirens for chorus & orchestra: Opening

    • Hubert Parry
    • Adrian Boult
    • London Philharmonic Chorus
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Opening  (02:36)
  13. Checkmate, concert suite for orchestra, Op. 57, F. 2c: 5. Ceremony of the Red Bishops

    • Arthur Bliss
    • Arthur Bliss
    • Sinfonia of London
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 5. Ceremony of the Red Bishops  (02:39)
  14. Peter Grimes, opera, Op. 33: Act 2. Scene 2. In dreams I've built myself some k

    • Benjamin Britten
    • Reginald Goodall
    • Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden
    • Peter Pears
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Act 2. Scene 2. In dreams I've built myself some kindlier home (opening)  (02:54)
  15. Violin Concerto, RT vii/6: 2. Slower (excerpt)

    • Frederick Delius
    • Meredith Davies
    • Yehudi Menuhin
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 2. Slower (excerpt)  (01:39)
  16. The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: 4. Jupiter (excerpt)

    • Gustav Holst
    • Toronto Symphony Orchestra
    • Andrew Davis
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 4. Jupiter (excerpt)  (02:19)
  17. Loch Lomond  - Scottish Traditional  - Ralph Vaughan Williams  - Ian Partridge  -  London Madrigal Singers  - Christopher Bishop  - Jodocus Hondius  (03:44)
  18. Canadian Carnival, for orchestra, Op. 19: (Excerpt)

    • Benjamin Britten
    • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
    • Simon Rattle
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. (Excerpt)  (02:44)
  19. At the Boar's Head, 1-act opera, Op. 42, H. 156: We two saw you four... (opening)

    • Gustav Holst
    • David Atherton
    • Michael George
    • Philip Langridge
    • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
    • John Tomlinson
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. We two saw you four... (opening)  (02:15)
  20. Divertimento on "Sellinger's Round", for chamber orchestra: 3. Presto

    • Michael Tippett
    • Neville Marriner
    • Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 3. Presto  (01:53)
  21. Greater Love Hath No Man, motet for treble, baritone, chorus & organ: (Conclusion)

    • John Ireland
    • Choir of King's College, Cambridge
    • Stephen Cleobury
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. (Conclusion)  (01:44)
  22. English Dances Set 2, for orchestra, Op. 33: No. 5

    • Malcolm Arnold
    • Robert Irving
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. No. 5  (03:03)
  23. On Wenlock Edge, song cycle for tenor, piano & string quartet (or tenor & orchestra): 2. From far, from eve and morning

    • Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • London Music Group
    • Ian Partridge
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 2. From far, from eve and morning  (02:09)
  24. Sinfonietta for orchestra: 1. Allegro con brio (excerpt)

    • E.J. Moeran
    • Richard Hickox
    • Royal Northern Sinfonia
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 1. Allegro con brio (excerpt)  (00:57)
  25. Mater ora Filium, for double chorus: (Opening)

    • Arnold Bax
    • Choir of King's College, Cambridge
    • Stephen Cleobury
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. (Opening)  (02:26)
  26. Sonata for Violin & Piano: 2. Variazioni (Var. 6: Scherzando)

    • William Walton
    • Yehudi Menuhin
    • Louis Kentner
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 2. Variazioni (Var. 6: Scherzando)  (00:35)
  27. Cello Concerto (orchestral part lost; reconstructed by C. Mackerras and D. Mackie): 2. Andante espressivo (opening)

    • Arthur Sullivan
    • Julian Lloyd Webber
    • London Symphony Orchestra
    • Charles Mackerras
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 2. Andante espressivo (opening)  (03:04)
  28. Three Screaming Popes for Large orchestra (After Francis Bacon): (Conclusion)

    • Mark-Anthony Turnage
    • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
    • Simon Rattle
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. (Conclusion)  (01:41)
  29. Concerto for 2 pianos, 3 hands & orchestra, Op. 104: 3. Allegro (excerpt)

    • Malcolm Arnold
    • Malcolm Arnold
    • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
    • Phyllis Sellick
    • Cyril Smith
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 3. Allegro (excerpt)  (01:23)
  30. Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell), for speaker ad lib & orchestra, Op. 34: Allegro molto

    • Benjamin Britten
    • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
    • Simon Rattle
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Allegro molto  (02:49)
  31. String Quartet in E minor, Op. 83: 2. Piacevole (conclusion)

    • Edward Elgar
    • Chilingirian Quartet
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 2. Piacevole (conclusion)  (01:44)
  32. The Lady's Birthday  - Peter Warlock  - London Baccholian Singers  - Jennifer Partridge  - Jodocus Hondius  (02:49)
  33. Crown Imperial, coronation march for orchestra: (Conclusion)

    • William Walton
    • Adrian Boult
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. (Conclusion)  (02:47)

Disc 2

  1. Symphony in G minor, R. 71: 1. Allegro (opening)

    • E.J. Moeran
    • Neville Dilkes
    • English Sinfonia
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 1. Allegro (opening)  (02:29)
  2. Songs (6) from "A Shropshire Lad", for voice & piano (or orchestra): 5. The lads in their hundreds

    • George Butterworth
    • Lawrence Housman
    • Geoffrey Parsons
    • Thomas Allen
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 5. The lads in their hundreds  (02:12)
  3. Concertino for harpsichord (or piano) & string orchestra: 3. Allegro vivace

    • Walter Leigh
    • Neville Dilkes
    • Neville Dilkes
    • English Sinfonia
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 3. Allegro vivace  (02:04)
  4. Ave verum, motet for chorus, Op. 2/1  - Edward Elgar  - Harry Bramma  -  Worcester Cathedral Choir  - Christopher Robinson  - Jodocus Hondius  (02:34)
  5. Pineapple Poll, ballet (compiled & arranged by C. Mackerras): Belaye's Solo & Sailors' Drill

    • Arthur Sullivan
    • Charles Mackerras
    • Charles Mackerras
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Belaye's Solo & Sailors' Drill  (03:31)
  6. Down by the Salley Gardens for voice & piano  - Ivor Gurney  - Anthony Rolfe Johnson  - David Willison  - William Butler Yeats  - Jodocus Hondius  (02:34)
  7. Cornish Dances (4), for orchestra, Op. 91: 4. Allegro ma non troppo

    • Malcolm Arnold
    • Malcolm Arnold
    • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 4. Allegro ma non troppo  (02:31)
  8. The March of the Women, for orchestra ("Suffragettes March"): (Conclusion)

    • Ethel Smyth
    • Philip Brunelle
    • Plymouth Music Series Chorus
    • Eiddwen Harrhy
    • Plymouth Music Series Orchestra
    • Cicely Hamilton
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. (Conclusion)  (01:42)
  9. Job, A Masque for Dancing, ballet: Pavane of the Sons of the Morning

    • Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Adrian Boult
    • London Symphony Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Pavane of the Sons of the Morning  (02:14)
  10. Coelis Ascendit Hodie, Op. 38/2  - Charles Villiers Stanford  -  Choir of King's College, Cambridge  - Stephen Cleobury  - Jodocus Hondius  (02:04)
  11. Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68: Dream Interlude 1

    • Edward Elgar
    • Edward Elgar
    • New Symphony Orchestra of London
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Dream Interlude 1  (02:12)
  12. Henry V, film score: This day is called the Feast of Crispian

    • William Walton
    • William Walton
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra
    • Laurence Olivier
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. This day is called the Feast of Crispian  (02:53)
  13. Poems (5) of W. H. Auden, for high voice & piano, Op. 53: 5. Carry her over the water

    • Lennox Berkeley
    • Thomas Hemsley
    • Ernest Lush
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 5. Carry her over the water  (01:28)
  14. Paul Bunyan, operetta, Op. 17: Prologue (excerpt)

    • Benjamin Britten
    • Wystan Hugh Auden
    • Philip Brunelle
    • Plymouth Music Series Orchestra
    • Soloists & Chorus of the Plymouth Music Series
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Prologue (excerpt)  (01:34)
  15. On Wenlock Edge, song cycle for tenor, piano & string quartet (or tenor & orchestra): 4. Oh, when I was in love with you

    • Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Britten String Quartet
    • Lawrence Housman
    • Philip Langridge
    • Howard Shelley
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 4. Oh, when I was in love with you  (00:45)
  16. Portrait of a Flirt for orchestra  - Robert Farnon  - Reginald Kilbey  -  Studio 2 Concert Orchestra  - Jodocus Hondius  (02:45)
  17. Kai: (Conclusion)

    • Mark-Anthony Turnage
    • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
    • Ulrich Heinen
    • Simon Rattle
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. (Conclusion)  (01:59)
  18. Early Songs (3), for voice & piano: No. 2. O that I had ne'er been married

    • Benjamin Britten
    • Neil Mackie
    • Roger Vignoles
    • Robert Burns
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. No. 2. O that I had ne'er been married  (01:26)
  19. The Perfect Fool, opera & ballet, Op. 39, H. 150: Dance of Spirits of Fire (Allegro moderato)

    • Gustav Holst
    • André Previn
    • London Symphony Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Dance of Spirits of Fire (Allegro moderato)  (03:18)
  20. Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice for chorus & organ (or orchestra), Op 26: (Conclusion)

    • Gerald Finzi
    • John Bowen
    • Choir of King's College, Cambridge
    • Stephen Cleobury
    • Richard Crashaw
    • Richard Farnes
    • Roland Robertson
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. (Conclusion)  (04:37)
  21. Dream Children, for small orchestra (or piano), Op. 43: 1. Andante

    • Edward Elgar
    • Adrian Boult
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 1. Andante  (02:45)
  22. Hodie (This Day), Christmas cantata for soprano, tenor, baritone, boys' chorus, chorus & orchestra: 3. Song: It was the winter wild (conclusion)

    • Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • David Willcocks
    • Bach Choir
    • Janet Baker
    • London Symphony Orchestra
    • John Milton
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 3. Song: It was the winter wild (conclusion)  (02:20)
  23. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Var. 11. Tarantella

    • Benjamin Britten
    • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
    • Peter Donohoe
    • Simon Rattle
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Var. 11. Tarantella  (02:27)
  24. The Curlew, song cycle for voice & small orchestra: Pale brows, still hands

    • Peter Warlock
    • London Music Group
    • Ian Partridge
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Pale brows, still hands  (01:43)
  25. Spitfire Prelude & Fugue, for orchestra (from film score "The First of the Few"): Fugue (conclusion)

    • William Walton
    • Charles Groves
    • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. Fugue (conclusion)  (02:23)
  26. It was a lover and his lass, for voice & piano, Op. 23/3  - Roger Quilter  - William Shakespeare  - Graham Johnson  - Felicity Lott  - Ann Murray  - Jodocus Hondius  (02:35)
  27. Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36: 10. Intermezzo: Dorabella

    • Edward Elgar
    • John Barbirolli
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. 10. Intermezzo: Dorabella  (02:27)
  28. I Was Glad (Psalm 122), anthem for chorus & organ (or orchestra): (Conclusion)

    • Hubert Parry
    • Cambridge University Musical Society
    • Choir of King's College, Cambridge
    • Philip Ledger
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra
    • Band of the Royal Military School of Music
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. (Conclusion)  (02:16)
  29. A Village Romeo & Juliet, lyric drama, RT i/6: The Walk to the Paradise Garden

    • Frederick Delius
    • Thomas Beecham
    • Richard Hickox
    • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
    • Jodocus Hondius
    1. The Walk to the Paradise Garden  (10:16)

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