A Musical Journey: England - A Musical Tour of Blenheim Palace, Leeds Castle and Castle Howard

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This ambience release constitutes one volume in a series of programs that juxtapose scenic onscreen environments, themed by country, with classical music representing the various nationalities on the soundtrack. This particular volume zeroes in on England, with a tour of some of Britain's most legendary royal residences including Blenheim Palace, Castle Howard and Leeds Castle - set to the music of classical composer George Frideric Handel, who ultimately settled in England. ...
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Overview

This ambience release constitutes one volume in a series of programs that juxtapose scenic onscreen environments, themed by country, with classical music representing the various nationalities on the soundtrack. This particular volume zeroes in on England, with a tour of some of Britain's most legendary royal residences including Blenheim Palace, Castle Howard and Leeds Castle - set to the music of classical composer George Frideric Handel, who ultimately settled in England.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/29/2008
  • UPC: 747313553259
  • Original Release: 1993
  • Source: Naxos
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:05:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 19,039

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
George Frideric Handel Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- England: A Musical Tour of Blenheim Palace, Leeds Castle and Howard Castle
1. Handel: Water Music -I. Overture [4:17]
2. Handel: Water Music -II Adagio [3:03]
3. Blenheim Palace: The Great Hall [6:15]
4. Handel: Water Music -III Allegro-Andante [3:06]
5. Handel: Water Music -IV A tempo di Menuetto [1:58]
6. Handel: Water Music -V Air [1:56]
7. Handel: Water Music -VI Menuet [1:03]
8. Handel: Water Music -VIII Bourrée [1:12]
9. Handel: Water Music -VIII Hornpipe [4:00]
10. Landscape by the River Thames [2:23]
11. Handel: Water Music -IX Allegro Moderato [2:54]
12. Leeds Castle, Kent [2:17]
13. Handel: Water Music -X Andante-Allegro [1:41]
14. Handel: Water Music -XI Alla Hornpipe [1:36]
15. Handel: Water Music -XI Menuet [1:12]
16. Handel: Water Music -XIII Aria [1:00]
17. Handel: Water Music -XIV Loure [1:22]
18. Handel: Water Music -XV Air [1:42]
19. Handel: Water Music -XVI Menuet [1:24]
20. Handel: Water Music XVII Menuet [8:21]
21. Handel: Water Music XVIII Affettuoso -XIX Cantabile [1:58]
22. Handel: Water Music -XX Coro [3:40]
23. Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks -I Overture [3:30]
24. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks - II Bourrée [3:03]
25. Handel: Music for the Royal Firework -III La Paix [:46]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- England: A Musical Tour of Blenheim Palace, Leeds Castle and Howard Castle
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   Chapters
      Blenheim Palace. Woodstock
      Landscape and River Thames, Oxfordshire
      Den Park/Grand Cascade/Temple of Flora
      The Water Terraces
      Column of Victory/Triumphed Gate
      The Water Terraces
      The Grand Cascade
      Leeds Castle, Kent
      London/Leeds Castle Fireworks
      Castle Howard, Yorkshire
      Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks -IV La Réjouissance
      Leeds Castle, Kent
      Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks -V Menuet I & II
   Audio Setup
      Dolby Digital Stereo
      Dolby Digital 5.1
      DTS 5.1
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