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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/9/2012
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099944030629
  • Catalog Number: 40306
  • Sales rank: 369,047

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - George Frideric Handel & Neville Marriner (2:48)
  2. 2 Air (Sarabande) in E major, HWV 425 - George Frideric Handel & Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (3:23)
  3. 3 Water Music Suite No. 2 for orchestra in D major, HWV 349: Alla Hornpipe - George Frideric Handel & Charles Mackerras (3:15)
  4. 4 Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: When I am laid in earth - Henry Purcell & Susan Graham (3:59)
  5. 5 The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary) for brass, winds & percussion (or keyboard or trumpet & organ) in D major - Jeremiah Clarke & Maurice André (2:52)
  6. 6 The Lark Ascending, romance for violin & orchestra: [Opening] - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Hugh Bean (6:23)
  7. 7 The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity [conclusion] - Gustav Holst & New Philharmonia Orchestra (4:48)
  8. 8 Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: 1. Adagio - Moderato - Edward Elgar & John Barbirolli (7:58)
  9. 9 Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: 2. Lento - Allegro molto - Edward Elgar & John Barbirolli (4:30)
  10. 10 On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring, tone poem for orchestra (Pieces for small orchestra, No. 1), RT vi/19/1 - Frederick Delius & Vernon Handley (5:43)
  11. 11 Pie Jesu, for soprano, treble & orchestra (from the Requiem) - Andrew Lloyd Webber & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:49)
  12. 12 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, for 2 string orchestras: [Opening] - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Adrian Boult (6:11)
  13. 13 Simple Symphony, for string orchestra, Op. 4: 2. Playful Pizzicato - Benjamin Britten & Neville Marriner (3:07)
  14. 14 The Banks of Green Willow, idyll for orchestra - George Butterworth & Neville Dilkes (6:05)
  15. 15 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus - George Frideric Handel & Ambrosian Singers (4:01)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Funeral Sentences (for the funeral of Queen Mary), Z. 27: March - Henry Purcell & Philip Ledger (1:39)
  2. 2 Funeral Sentences (for the funeral of Queen Mary), Z. 27: Thou knowest, Lord - Henry Purcell & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (2:19)
  3. 3 Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351: La Réjouissance - George Frideric Handel & Menuhin Festival Orchestra (2:21)
  4. 4 Zadok the Priest, coronation anthem No. 1 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 258 - George Frideric Handel & Academy of Ancient Music (5:19)
  5. 5 Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera "Sir John in Love") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & John Barbirolli (4:41)
  6. 6 Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36: Nimrod - Edward Elgar & Adrian Boult (3:56)
  7. 7 The Lamb, for chorus - John Tavener & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (3:29)
  8. 8 O Waly, Waly, folk song - Traditional & English Traditional (4:35)
  9. 9 Sea Interludes (4) from Peter Grimes, for orchestra, Op. 33a: Sunday Morning - Benjamin Britten & Libor Pesek (3:45)
  10. 10 Country Gardens, folk song for orchestra (arrangement not by Grainger) (BFMS 22) - Percy Grainger & Vivian Dunn (2:13)
  11. 11 Warsaw Concerto for piano & orchestra (for the film "Dangerous Moonlight"/"Suicide Squadron"): [Opening] - Richard Addinsell & Daniel Adni (3:30)
  12. 12 Sea Pictures, song cycle for alto & orchestra (or piano), Op. 37: Where Corals Lie - Edward Elgar & Janet Baker (4:12)
  13. 13 Colonel Bogey March, for band (or orchestra) - Kenneth J. Alford & Band of H.M. Royal Marines (2:54)
  14. 14 English Dances Set 2, for orchestra, Op. 33: No. 1 - Malcolm Arnold & The Hallé (3:13)
  15. 15 Requiem for chorus & orchestra: Pie Jesu - John Rutter & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (3:34)
  16. 16 Crown Imperial, coronation march for orchestra - William Walton & Charles Groves (6:35)
  17. 17 Fantasia on British Sea Songs, for orchestra: Jack's the Lad (Hornpipe) - Henry J. Wood & Charles Groves (1:50)
  18. 18 Rule, Britannia, for orchestra/band (with voice and/or chorus ad lib) - Thomas Arne & London Philharmonic Orchestra (4:28)
  19. 19 Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra) - Hubert Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra (2:28)
  20. 20 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, for orchestra in D major, Op. 39/1 - Edward Elgar & London Philharmonic Orchestra (6:27)
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