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Essential British Classics

Essential British Classics


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  1. Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, for orchestra in D major, Op. 39/1
  2. Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
  3. Rule, Britannia, for orchestra/band (with voice and/or chorus ad lib)
  4. Fantasia on British Sea Songs, for orchestra: Jack's the Lad (Hornpipe)
  5. Crown Imperial, coronation march for orchestra
  6. Requiem for chorus & orchestra: Pie Jesu
  7. English Dances Set 2, for orchestra, Op. 33: No. 1
  8. Colonel Bogey March, for band (or orchestra)
  9. Sea Pictures, song cycle for alto & orchestra (or piano), Op. 37: Where Corals Lie
  10. Warsaw Concerto for piano & orchestra (for the film "Dangerous Moonlight"/"Suicide Squadron"): [Opening]
  11. Country Gardens, folk song for orchestra (arrangement not by Grainger) (BFMS 22)
  12. Sea Interludes (4) from Peter Grimes, for orchestra, Op. 33a: Sunday Morning
  13. O Waly, Waly, folk song
  14. The Lamb, for chorus
  15. Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36: Nimrod
  16. Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera "Sir John in Love")
  17. Zadok the Priest, coronation anthem No. 1 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 258
  18. Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351: La Réjouissance
  19. Funeral Sentences (for the funeral of Queen Mary), Z. 27: Thou knowest, Lord
  20. Funeral Sentences (for the funeral of Queen Mary), Z. 27: March
  21. On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring, tone poem for orchestra (Pieces for small orchestra, No. 1), RT vi/19/1
  22. Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: 2. Lento - Allegro molto
  23. Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: 1. Adagio - Moderato
  24. The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity [conclusion]
  25. The Lark Ascending, romance for violin & orchestra: [Opening]
  26. The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary) for brass, winds & percussion (or keyboard or trumpet & organ) in D major
  27. Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: When I am laid in earth
  28. Water Music Suite No. 2 for orchestra in D major, HWV 349: Alla Hornpipe
  29. Air (Sarabande) in E major, HWV 425
  30. Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  31. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus
  32. The Banks of Green Willow, idyll for orchestra
  33. Simple Symphony, for string orchestra, Op. 4: 2. Playful Pizzicato
  34. Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, for 2 string orchestras: [Opening]
  35. Pie Jesu, for soprano, treble & orchestra (from the Requiem)

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