The Spirit of England

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/2/1992
  • Label: Nimbus Records
  • UPC: 710357521027
  • Catalog Number: 5210
  • Sales rank: 194,031

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Cockaigne Overture ("In London Town"), concert overture for orchestra & (15:10)
  2. 2 Summer Evening (6:16)
  3. 3 The Banks of Green Willow, idyll for orchestra (10:29)
  4. 4 A Shropshire Lad, rhapsody for string orchestra (6:10)
  5. 5 Suite: Introduction Allegro vigoroso (4:14)
  6. 6 Suite: "Moth": Allegro scherzando (2:01)
  7. 7 Suite: Nocturne: Allegro comodo (3:14)
  8. 8 Suite: The Hunt: Allegro molto e vivace (2:36)
  9. 9 Suite: Dance: Allegretto grazioso (4:34)
  10. 10 Suite: Quodlibet (Clowns): Vivo (2:13)
  11. 11 Suite: Soliloquy I: Grazioso (1:45)
  12. 12 Suite: Soliloquy II: Adagio (1:34)
  13. 13 Suite: Soliloquy III: Allegretto (1:12)
  14. 14 Suite: Finale: Allegro maestoso (3:43)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Lark Ascending, romance for violin & orchestra (14:25)
  2. 2 Rondo Pastorale (6:47)
  3. 3 Minuet and Musette (2:24)
  4. 4 Scherzo (7:42)
  5. 5 Allegro vigoroso (7:22)
  6. 6 Adagio (10:27)
  7. 7 Rondo: Allegro giocoso (7:49)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Prelude (2:45)
  2. 2 Allemande (2:33)
  3. 3 Sarabande (2:44)
  4. 4 Bourrée (2:43)
  5. 5 Slow Minuet (2:50)
  6. 6 Gigue (2:01)
  7. 7 Introduction and Allegro, for string quartet & string orchestra in G ma (13:24)
  8. 8 Sospiri, adagio for strings, harp & organ, Op. 70 (5:15)
  9. 9 Prelude (6:26)
  10. 10 Intermezzo (2:59)
  11. 11 Nocturne (6:16)
  12. 12 Finale (4:06)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, for 2 string orchestras (15:20)
  2. 2 Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Gre (4:19)
  3. 3 Jig (3:12)
  4. 4 Ostinato (1:54)
  5. 5 Intermezzo (4:09)
  6. 6 Finale (The Dargason) (3:35)
  7. 7 Basse-Danse (1:24)
  8. 8 Pavane (2:09)
  9. 9 Tordion (1:00)
  10. 10 Bransles (1:51)
  11. 11 Pieds-en-l'air (2:28)
  12. 12 Mattachins (1:14)
  13. 13 Introduction and Theme (1:56)
  14. 14 Adagio (2:28)
  15. 15 March (1:08)
  16. 16 Romance (1:22)
  17. 17 Aria Italiana (1:21)
  18. 18 Bourrée Classique (1:22)
  19. 19 Wiener Waltzer (2:42)
  20. 20 Moto Perpetuo (1:14)
  21. 21 Funeral March (3:41)
  22. 22 Chant (1:36)
  23. 23 Fugue and Finale (6:32)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
William Boughton Primary Artist, Conductor
Sylvia Knussen Cello
English String Orchestra Performing Ensemble
English Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Alan Hacker Clarinet
Susan Lynn Violin
Colin Lilley Flute
Thomas Waddington Cello
Margareth Campbell Flute
Michael Bochmann Violin
Maurice Bourgue Oboe
Audrey Douglas Harp
James Davis Violin
Helen Roberts Viola
Pierre Joubert Violin
Technical Credits
Myles Birket Foster Cover Painting
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