The British Composers Guide to Britain

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  • Release Date: 8/23/2011
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099902900124
  • Catalog Number: 29001
  • Sales rank: 263,385

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Symphony No. 2 in G major ("A London Symphony"): 4. Epilogue. Andante sostenuto - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (4:44)
  2. 2 London Pieces, pieces (3) for piano: 2. Ragamuffin - John Ireland & Richard Abram (2:03)
  3. 3 London (London Every Day), suite for orchestra: 1. Covent Garden. Tarentelle - Eric Coates & Richard Abram (4:57)
  4. 4 Blake Songs (10) for voice & oboe: 4. London - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (1:36)
  5. 5 St. Paul's Suite, for strings, Op. 29/2, H. 118: 4. Finale: The Dargason. Allegro - Gustav Holst & Richard Abram (3:21)
  6. 6 In Windsor Forest, cantata (adapted from the opera "Sir John in Love"): 4. Wedding Chorus - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (4:37)
  7. 7 Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night") - David Willcocks & Christmas Traditional (1:54)
  8. 8 Portsmouth Point, overture for orchestra - William Walton & André Previn (5:28)
  9. 9 Linden Lea, song for voice & orchestra ("In Linden Lea"; "A Dorset Song") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (2:50)
  10. 10 Egdon Heath (Homage to Hardy), for orchestra, Op. 47, H. 172: Opening - André Previn & Gustav Holst (5:26)
  11. 11 Cornish Dances (4), for orchestra, Op. 91: No. 3 - Malcolm Arnold & Malcolm Arnold (2:27)
  12. 12 Tintagel, tone poem for orchestra: Opening - Arnold Bax & Richard Abram (2:29)
  13. 13 Songs of the Sea, for baritone, male chorus & orchestra, Op. 91: 3. Devon, O Devon, in wind and rain - Charles Villiers Stanford & Richard Abram (1:45)
  14. 14 The trees they grow so high, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1) - Benjamin Britten & Richard Abram (3:13)
  15. 15 English Folk Song Suite, for orchestra (orchestrated by G. Jacob): 3. Folk Songs from Somerset, march - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Gordon Jacob (3:01)
  16. 16 Come Down, O Love Divine, hymn ("Down Ampney") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (3:41)
  17. 17 String quartet No. 3 ("In Gloucestershire"): 2. Fairly quick, but always rhythmical - Herbert Howells & Richard Abram (2:01)
  18. 18 An Oxford Elegy for narrator, small chorus & small orchestra: Excerpt - David Willcocks & Ralph Vaughan Williams (2:46)
  19. 19 My Native Heath, suite for orchestra: 3. Barwick Green - Richard Abram & Arthur Wood (2:49)
  20. 20 On Wenlock Edge, song cycle for tenor, piano & string quartet (or tenor & orchestra): 6. Clun - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (3:33)
  21. 21 Caractacus, cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 35: Scene 3. Woodland Interlude - Edward Elgar & Richard Abram (2:16)
  22. 22 Songs (6) from "A Shropshire Lad", for voice & piano (or orchestra): 1. Loveliest of trees - George Butterworth & Richard Abram (2:51)
  23. 23 Severn Suite, for orchestra, Op. 87a: 1. Worcester Castle - Edward Elgar & Richard Abram (2:13)
  24. 24 In Summertime on Bredon for voice & piano - Graham Peel & Richard Abram (3:10)
  25. 25 Choral Folk Songs (6) for chorus, Op.36b, H. 136: 6. Swansea Town - Gustav Holst & Richard Abram (2:51)
  26. 26 The Ash Grove, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1) - Benjamin Britten & Richard Abram (2:22)
  27. 27 Rhosymedre, hymn tune for organ - Richard Abram & John David Edwards (4:11)
  28. 28 Scottish Dances (4), for orchestra, Op. 59: No. 4 - Malcolm Arnold & Richard Abram (1:20)
  29. 29 Loch Lomond, folk song for baritone & male chorus - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (3:39)
  30. 30 Land of the Mountain & the Flood, overture for orchestra, Op. 3: Opening - Hamish MacCunn & Richard Abram (2:52)
  31. 31 Black Stichel for voice & piano - Ivor Gurney & Richard Abram (2:07)
  32. 32 Come you not from Newcastle?, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3) - Benjamin Britten & Richard Abram (1:15)
  33. 33 Preces - Richard Abram & William Smith (1:03)
  34. 34 The Lass of Richmond Hill - James Hook & David Overton (1:51)
  35. 35 Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Repton), anthem - Hubert Parry & Richard Abram (3:55)
  36. 36 The Lincolnshire poacher, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 5) - Benjamin Britten & Richard Abram (1:58)
  37. 37 Brigg Fair, folk song for tenor & chorus (BFMS 7) - Percy Grainger & Richard Abram (2:33)
  38. 38 Yarmouth Fair, for voice & piano - Peter Warlock & Richard Abram (1:39)
  39. 39 Sea Interludes (4) from Peter Grimes, for orchestra, Op. 33a: 1. Dawn - Benjamin Britten & André Previn (3:43)
  40. 40 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, for chorus & organ (Collegium Regale): Magnificat "Collegium Regale" - Herbert Howells & Boris Ord (4:30)
  41. 41 Bushes and briars, folk song for male chorus or chorus or voice & piano (Folksongs from the Eastern Counties No. 1) - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (3:02)
  42. 42 Brook Green Suite, for strings, H. 190: 1. Prelude - Gustav Holst & Richard Abram (1:23)
  43. 43 Handel in the Strand, clog dance for piano (RMTB 2) - Percy Grainger & Richard Abram (2:46)
  44. 44 Cockaigne Overture ("In London Town"), concert overture for orchestra & organ, Op. 40: Conclusion - Edward Elgar & Richard Abram (2:26)
  45. 45 Knightsbridge, march - Eric Coates & Richard Abram (4:21)
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