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: 198,906

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Knightsbridge, march - Eric Coates & Richard Abram (4:21)
    Composed byEric Coates
    Conducted byCharles Groves
    Performed byCharles Groves, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  2. 2 Cockaigne Overture ("In London Town"), concert overture for orchestra & organ, Op. 40: Conclusion - Edward Elgar & Richard Abram (2:26)
    Composed byEdward Elgar
    Conducted byJohn Barbirolli
    Performed byJohn Barbirolli, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  3. 3 Handel in the Strand, clog dance for piano (RMTB 2) - Percy Grainger & Richard Abram (2:46)
    Composed byPercy Grainger
  4. 4 Brook Green Suite, for strings, H. 190: 1. Prelude - Gustav Holst & Richard Abram (1:23)
    Composed byGustav Holst
    Conducted byNorman del Mar
    Performed byBournemouth Sinfonietta, Norman del Mar
  5. 5 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)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Performed byLondon Baccholian Singers
  6. 6 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, for chorus & organ (Collegium Regale): Magnificat "Collegium Regale" - Boris Ord & Herbert Howells (4:30)
    Composed byHerbert Howells
    Conducted byBoris Ord
    Performed byBoris Ord, Choir of King's College, Cambridge
  7. 7 Sea Interludes (4) from Peter Grimes, for orchestra, Op. 33a: 1. Dawn - Benjamin Britten & André Previn (3:43)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  8. 8 Yarmouth Fair, for voice & piano - Peter Warlock & Richard Abram (1:39)
    Composed byPeter Warlock
    Performed byOwen Brannigan
  9. 9 Brigg Fair, folk song for tenor & chorus (BFMS 7) - Percy Grainger & Richard Abram (2:33)
    Composed byPercy Grainger
    Conducted byStephen Layton
    Performed byIan Bostridge, Stephen Layton
  10. 10 The Lincolnshire poacher, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 5) - Benjamin Britten & Richard Abram (1:58)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Performed byRobert Tear
  11. 11 Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Repton), anthem - Hubert Parry & Richard Abram (3:55)
    Composed byHubert Parry
    Conducted byStephen Cleobury
    Performed byChoir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, Thomas Bullard
  12. 12 The Lass of Richmond Hill - James Hook & David Overton (1:51)
    Composed byJames Hook
    Performed byKing's Singers
  13. 13 Preces - Richard Abram & William Smith (1:03)
    Composed byWilliam Smith
    Conducted byPhilip Ledger
    Performed byChoir of King's College, Cambridge, Philip Ledger
  14. 14 Come you not from Newcastle?, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3) - Benjamin Britten & Richard Abram (1:15)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Performed byRobert Tear
  15. 15 Black Stichel for voice & piano - Ivor Gurney & Richard Abram (2:07)
    Composed byIvor Gurney
    Performed byAnthony Rolfe Johnson
  16. 16 Land of the Mountain & the Flood, overture for orchestra, Op. 3: Opening - Hamish MacCunn & Richard Abram (2:52)
    Composed byHamish MacCunn
    Conducted byAlexander Gibson
    Performed byAlexander Gibson, Scottish National Orchestra
  17. 17 Loch Lomond, folk song for baritone & male chorus - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (3:39)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Conducted byChristopher Bishop
    Performed byChristopher Bishop, Ian Partridge, London Madrigal Singers
  18. 18 Scottish Dances (4), for orchestra, Op. 59: No. 4 - Malcolm Arnold & Richard Abram (1:20)
    Composed byMalcolm Arnold
    Conducted byRobert Irving
    Performed byRobert Irving, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  19. 19 Rhosymedre, hymn tune for organ - Richard Abram & John David Edwards (4:11)
    Composed byJohn David Edwards
    Conducted byRichard Hickox
    Performed byRichard Hickox, Northern Sinfonia
  20. 20 The Ash Grove, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1) - Benjamin Britten & Richard Abram (2:22)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Performed byRobert Tear
  21. 21 Choral Folk Songs (6) for chorus, Op.36b, H. 136: 6. Swansea Town - Gustav Holst & Richard Abram (2:51)
    Composed byGustav Holst
    Performed byLondon Baccholian Singers
  22. 22 In Summertime on Bredon for voice & piano - Graham Peel & Richard Abram (3:10)
    Composed byGraham Peel
    Conducted byGeorge Weldon
    Performed byFrederick Harvey, New Philharmonia Orchestra, George Weldon
  23. 23 Severn Suite, for orchestra, Op. 87a: 1. Worcester Castle - Edward Elgar & Richard Abram (2:13)
    Composed byEdward Elgar
    Conducted byCharles Groves
    Performed byCharles Groves, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  24. 24 Songs (6) from "A Shropshire Lad", for voice & piano (or orchestra): 1. Loveliest of trees - George Butterworth & Richard Abram (2:51)
    Composed byGeorge Butterworth
    Performed byAnthony Rolfe Johnson
  25. 25 Caractacus, cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 35: Scene 3. Woodland Interlude - Edward Elgar & Richard Abram (2:16)
    Composed byEdward Elgar
    Conducted byCharles Groves
    Performed byCharles Groves, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  26. 26 On Wenlock Edge, song cycle for tenor, piano & string quartet (or tenor & orchestra): 6. Clun - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (3:33)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Performed byIan Partridge
Disc 2
  1. 1 My Native Heath, suite for orchestra: 3. Barwick Green - Richard Abram & Arthur Wood (2:49)
    Composed byArthur Wood
    Conducted bySidney Torch
    Performed bySidney Torch, Sidney Torch Orchestra
  2. 2 An Oxford Elegy for narrator, small chorus & small orchestra: Excerpt - David Willcocks & Ralph Vaughan Williams (2:46)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Conducted byDavid Willcocks
    Performed byDavid Willcocks, Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Jacques Orchestra, John Westbrook
  3. 3 String quartet No. 3 ("In Gloucestershire"): 2. Fairly quick, but always rhythmical - Herbert Howells & Richard Abram (2:01)
    Composed byHerbert Howells
  4. 4 Come Down, O Love Divine, hymn ("Down Ampney") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (3:41)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Conducted byStephen Cleobury
    Performed byChoir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, Thomas Williamson
  5. 5 English Folk Song Suite, for orchestra (orchestrated by G. Jacob): 3. Folk Songs from Somerset, march - Gordon Jacob & Ralph Vaughan Williams (3:01)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Conducted byAdrian Boult
    Performed byAdrian Boult, London Symphony Orchestra
  6. 6 The trees they grow so high, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1) - Benjamin Britten & Richard Abram (3:13)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Performed byRobert Tear
  7. 7 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)
    Composed byCharles Villiers Stanford
    Conducted byNorman del Mar
    Performed byBournemouth Symphony Chorus, Norman del Mar, Benjamin Luxon, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  8. 8 Tintagel, tone poem for orchestra: Opening - Arnold Bax & Richard Abram (2:29)
    Composed byArnold Bax
    Conducted byJohn Barbirolli
    Performed byJohn Barbirolli, London Symphony Orchestra
  9. 9 Cornish Dances (4), for orchestra, Op. 91: No. 3 - Malcolm Arnold & Malcolm Arnold (2:27)
    Composed byMalcolm Arnold
    Conducted byMalcolm Arnold
    Performed byMalcolm Arnold, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  10. 10 Egdon Heath (Homage to Hardy), for orchestra, Op. 47, H. 172: Opening - Gustav Holst & André Previn (5:26)
    Composed byGustav Holst
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  11. 11 Linden Lea, song for voice & orchestra ("In Linden Lea"; "A Dorset Song") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (2:50)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Performed byJanet Baker
  12. 12 Portsmouth Point, overture for orchestra - William Walton & André Previn (5:28)
    Composed byWilliam Walton
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  13. 13 Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night") - David Willcocks & Christmas Traditional (1:54)
    Composed byChristmas Traditional
    Conducted byDavid Willcocks
    Performed byDavid Willcocks
  14. 14 In Windsor Forest, cantata (adapted from the opera "Sir John in Love"): 4. Wedding Chorus - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (4:37)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Conducted byNorman del Mar
    Performed byBournemouth Sinfonietta, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Norman del Mar
  15. 15 St. Paul's Suite, for strings, Op. 29/2, H. 118: 4. Finale: The Dargason. Allegro - Gustav Holst & Richard Abram (3:21)
    Composed byGustav Holst
    Conducted byYehudi Menuhin
    Performed byEnglish Chamber Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin
  16. 16 Blake Songs (10) for voice & oboe: 4. London - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (1:36)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Performed byIan Partridge
  17. 17 London (London Every Day), suite for orchestra: 1. Covent Garden. Tarentelle - Eric Coates & Richard Abram (4:57)
    Composed byEric Coates
    Conducted byCharles Groves
    Performed byCharles Groves, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  18. 18 London Pieces, pieces (3) for piano: 2. Ragamuffin - John Ireland & Richard Abram (2:03)
    Composed byJohn Ireland
  19. 19 Symphony No. 2 in G major ("A London Symphony"): 4. Epilogue. Andante sostenuto - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Abram (4:44)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Conducted byJohn Barbirolli
    Performed byJohn Barbirolli, The Hallé
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